Our education department hosts interesting and informative lectures, musical programs and workshops throughout the year to tie in with our exhibitions. Most programs are free with regular museum admission. Check the calendar for a schedule of upcoming programs.

Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join author and self-proclaimed historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman for a delicious discussion about food! Sarah will talk about her latest book Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine, followed by an in depth look at crops and food grown in the New York area. This program is free with regular museum admission.

The New York Women Who Dismantled Prohibition

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Museum of the City of New York’s Puffin Foundation Curator of Social Activism Sarah Seidman joins us for a fascinating look at the role The Women’s Organization for National Prohibition Reform played during this time period. Hear incredible stories and learn the history behind this movement!  Afterward, visit the Midnight Rum exhibition, on display in […]