An annual New York cultural destination, Celebrate Culture! at the Museum attracts thousands of visitors for day-long, family-friendly, free programs that draw inspiration from contemporary global cultures and include live performances, hall tours, hands-on activities, and film screenings.
Events are free with Museum Admission and for Members but space is limited. Guests are advised to arrive early.
We invite visitors to experience the cultures represented in the iconic Hall of Northwest Coast Indians through a series of live activities guided by Museum volunteers.
December 30, 2016
Ruben Studdard sings all the right notes to usher in a year of renewed faith, love, and unity.
February 4, 2017
Celebrate Asian art and culture through calligraphy, traditional storytelling, and hands-on activities led by local artisans and Museum scientists.
June 5, 2016 - June 26, 2016
The Theodore Roosevelt Memorial comes to life with weekly performances and hands-on activities inspired by America’s breathtaking natural landscapes.
February 21, 2016
The Museum’s Lunar New Year festival celebrates Asian art and culture through contemporary choreography, traditional storytelling, and hands-on activities taught by local artisans.
December 27, 2015
Harlem native Doug E. Fresh rings in the New Year at the Museum’s 37th annual Kwanzaa spectacular!
October 1, 2015 - October 3, 2015
Experience the Museum’s historic Hall of Northwest Coast Indians in a new way as Haida artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas brings iconic Pacific Northwest Coast art to life through stories, illustrated books, animated films, and interactive artwork.
March 25, 2015 - March 27, 2015
Join us for a very special event as iconic choreographer Karole Armitage premieres a new dance production about climate change and its cultural context created specifically for the Museum's Milstein Hall of Ocean Life.