Museum of the City of NY
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
Uptown is ‘bouncing’ this summer! Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for a series of free summer block parties on four consecutive Wednesdays.
Dance to New York DJs and musicians, enjoy exhibitions through guided tours, participate in art-making activities, and savor summer drinks and local food.
Wednesday, July 25th
Rhythm & Power
Celebrate the powerful cultural fusion that is New York salsa and disco.
Wednesday, August 1st
Girls Who Run the World
Who run the world? Girls! Revel in fierce anthems of female empowerment.
Wednesday, August 8th
I Love the ‘90s
Throwback to the ’90s with the songs you loved from grunge to gangsta rap.
*Check out 5001 FLAVORS as they make their return to the Museum of the City of New York with their custom celebrity fashions – think 1999-2000 (the beginning of the shiny suit era!) during annual #HarlemWeek.
From grunge to gangsta rap, bubblegum pop to black nail polish punk, this party promises to be all that and a bag of chips:
-Throwback to the ‘90s with DJ Misbehaviour of Mobile Mondays! and Boogie Blind of X-Ecutioners spinning the anthems you loved when you wore Docs and flannels.
-Revisit your favorite hip hop moves in an all-levels dance lesson with Uko Snowbunny.
-Revel in the looks that defined the decade with a pop-up installation of ’90s-inspired fashions from 5001 FLAVORS, a Harlem-based apparel company.
-Stop by our ’90s photo booth complete with props straight from the decade.
-Check out our exhibitions after hours with curator-led guided tours.
-Summer drinks and snacks will be available for purchase from Amy’s Bread.
Wednesday, August 15th
Uptown Bounce: A Space Odyssey
Take a space-age journey with futuristic music from icons including David Bowie and Prince.
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