The Annual Museum Mile Festival returns for its 44th year. Participants will have the opportunity to visit the Guggenheim along with seven other museums for free along the “museum mile,” including El Museo del Barrio; the Museum of the City of New York; The Jewish Museum; Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum; Neue Galerie New York; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This event will take place rain or shine on Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street and 110th Street.
The Frick Collection presents a new seasonal series of free public evenings at the Frick Madison. Cheng-Harrell Open Nights feature after-hours museum and reading room access, gallery talks, sketching, and live music. Admission is free, but timed tickets are required and capacity is limited.
West Harlem Arts presents MEMORY + HEALING + SUSTAINABILITY, an exhibition illustrating a dialogue with Afrofuturism philosophy and aesthetics. This exhibition is a compilation of 18 artists’ work, including Hunter faculty member Dionis Ortiz, covering several artforms from paintings to photography and it addresses each artist’s desire to be free in the presence of a divided post-pandemic world.
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Artists discuss their practices and deconstruct the impact of dramatic sociopolitical change on
their creative processes. Free with RSVP. Sat. Sep 16, 1–3pm
Asia Society Museum
725 Park Ave. at 70th St.
The largest no-cost literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. Sep 11–16
Multiple locations near Brooklyn Borough Hall & Plaza.