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Drawing inspiration from contemporary cultures around the world, this exciting, family-friendly series includes day-long programs featuring live performances.

 

Support for Global Weekends is provided, in part, by the Sidney, Milton and Leoma Simon Foundation, the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc., the family of Frederick H. Leonhardt, and the Weinig Foundation.

Past Offerings

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Give Your Voice: Honor Black History

February 8, 2014

Today, Americans of all ethnicities recognize the month of February as a time to honor the bountiful legacy of Black history. The Museum’s celebration features brilliant artists whose unique voices are helping to define some of this country’s most dynamic cultural expressions.

Expression of Beauty

Expressions of Beauty: Sights and Sounds

April 26, 2013 - April 27, 2013

This is a special multi-day Global Weekends festival exploring beauty from a global perspective and how beauty is represented throughout cultures and time.

Stories We Tell

Stories We Tell

February 23, 2013

The Museum honors African-American History Month with a tribute to storytellers and griots who give rich voice to the African-American experience! From noon to 6 pm, the program features Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of multi-platinum hip-hop group Run-DMC, who returns to the Museum with Oscar-nominated youth ensemble IMPACT Repertory Theatre, special guest NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis, and other storytellers, poets, choreographers, and more.

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New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am - 5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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