Live Virtual Museum Events

Check out the incredible line-up of art, history, and design talks happening in New York museums. Most events are free, but registration is often required. Consider making a donation to keep the programming coming!

Saturday, April 10

12:00pm – Food & Performance – Rubin Museum of Art & Telugu Literary and Cultural Association
Ugadi: Spring Festival of the Telugus: Himalayan Heritage Online – Donation

4:00pm – History – Tenement Museum
Virtual Tour: Rogarshevsky Family – $10

Sunday, April 11

4:00pm – History & Fiction – Merchant’s House Museum
Women Who Dared: 19th Century American Women Writers – A Series of Short Fiction Read by Ann Haddad – Free
Watch on Merchant’s House Facebook Live and YouTube channels

Monday, April 12

1:00pm – Meditation – Rubin Museum of Art
Mindfulness Meditation with Lama Aria Drolma – Donation

1:30pm – Art – MoMA
Queer Art Chat on Queer Possibility – Free

5:30pm – Performance & History – NYPL Performing Arts
From Follies to Flower Drum Song and Beyond with Ted Chapin – Free

 7:00pm – Food – Museum of Food and Drink
Global Brooklyn: How a Restaurant Aesthetic Became a Global Phenomenon – $20

Tuesday, April 13

11:00am – History – New York Botanical Garden
Harriet Tubman: “The Ultimate Outdoorswoman” – $18

4:00pm – History – Tenement Museum
Virtual Tour: Saez-Velez Family – $10

6:00pm – Architecture – Skyscraper Museum
Pivot to China: How Jin Mao Portended Future Supertalls – Free

6:30pm – Design – Poster House
Gonzo Artivism: The Art & Activism of the Freak Power Movement – $3
In association with the exhibition Freak Power

7:00pm – History – Tenement Museum
Virtual Book Talk: Saving Stuyvesant Town – Donation

7:00pm – History – Virtual Tour: Moore Family
Virtual Tour: Moore Family – $10

Wednesday, April 14

5:30pm – Art – MoMA
Queer Art Chat on Queer Possibility – Free

6:00pm – Art – Bard Graduate Center
Seminar in Cultural History: The Dominion of the Dead – Free

6:00pm – Art – The Drawing Center
In Conversation: Ebecho Muslimova and Rosario Güiraldes – Free

6:30pm – Design – Poster House & Kaller Research Institute
A Tale of Three Cities: Youth Style in Berlin, Munich, & Vienna –­ Free

6:30 – Art – Rubin Museum of Art
The Game of Life: An Interactive Virtual Experience – Donation

7:00pm – History – Tenement Museum
Virtual Tour: How to Build a Neighborhood – Free

Thursday, April 15

11:00am – Art & Nature – New York Botanical Garden
Curator Lecture on Cosmic Nature: Embracing the Unknown – $18
In association with the exhibition Kusama: Cosmic Nature

12:00pm – Art – Whitney Museum of American Art
Art History from Home: Julie Mehretu – Free
In association with the exhibition Julie Mehretu

6:00pm – Fashion – Museum at FIT
Alexander McQueen: Unseen – Free

6:00pm – History – New-York Historical Society
Trump, Biden, and the U.S. Supreme Court – $20

6:00pm – History – Merchant’s House Museum & Untapped New York
Untapped New York Presents: Life in Old New York Virtual House Tour – $10

6:00pm – History – Tenement Museum
Virtual Tour: Wong Family – $10

6:30pm – History – New York Transit Museum
Subway Social Club – Free

7:00pm – Art – New Museum
Rashid Johnson in Conversation with Massimiliano Gioni – Free
In association with the exhibition Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America

9:00pm – History – Tenement Museum
Virtual Tour: Baldizzi Family – $10

Friday, April 16

12:30pm –­ Art ­– Morgan Library
Treasures from the Permanent Collection: An Interactive Spotlight Tour – Free

1:00pm – Art & Botany – New York Botanical Garden
They Wrote the Books: New Publications by NYBG Botanical Art Instructors – $18

4:00pm – History ­– Tenement Museum
Virtual Tour: Life and Death in 1918 – $10

5:00pm – Music – Metropolitan Museum (Met Live Arts)
ETHEL and Friends: Balcony Bar from Home – Free