The 2024 Museum Mile Festival ~ June 18th




From our archives, Museum Mile Festival in front of the Jewish Museum

The 2024 Museum Mile Festival will take place on Tuesday, June 18th (Rain or Shine) from 6:00 to 9:00pm. It’s one of NYC’s best block parties, with Fifth Avenue closed to traffic between 82nd Street and 110th Street. This is a Free Event, with a lot to see and do all along the way, from street musicians, and food vendors, to dancing, body painting AND the opening of the exhibition P.S. Art 2024 at The Met.

Take a look at the participating Museums and what is currently on view.

Participating Museums include:

The 2024 Met Roof Garden Commission, Petrit Halilaj: Abetare

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1000 5th Avenue at 82nd Street (212) 535-7710

So much on view ~ take your pick. We recommend The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism; and the 2024 Roof Garden Commission, Petrit Halilaj: Abetare. The exhibition I will be standing in line to see is P.S. Art 2024, opening on June 18th!

Neue Galerie from Wikipedia. Photo credit: Ajay Suresh, New York, NY

Neue Galerie New York: 1048 5th Avenue at 86th Street

Austrian masterworks from the Neue Galerie, featuring highlights from the museum’s extensive collection of Austrian art from the period 1890 to 1940, including Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer.


Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: 1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street

Henny Holzer: Light Line; By Way Of: Material and Motion in the Guggenheim Collection; and ‘A Year with Children 2024’

Human Connection Art

Join Human Connection Arts  for live body painting outside the Guggenheim Museum from 6:00 ~ 9:00pm

Be sure to step around the corner to Salon 94, 3 East 89th Street to see the thoroughly enjoyable current exhibition, Niki de Saint Phalle. Tableaux Éclatés.


Cooper-Hewit, national Design Museum, one of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Fiscal Year 2023 Cultural Development Fund Awardees

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum: 2 East 91st Street btw 5th Avenue & Madison Avenue

On view at Cooper Hewitt, British artist and stage designer Es Devlin in her first monographic exhibition, showcasing never-before-seen small-scale works; the exhibition ‘Give Me A Sign: The Language of Symbols’; and the exhibition ‘Acquired! Shaping the National Design Collection’.


The Jewish Museum. Image via

The Jewish Museum: 1109 5th Ave at E 92nd Street

Currently on view at The Jewish Museum, ‘Overflow, Afterglow: New Work in Chromatic Figuration‘ and Frederick Kiesler: Vision Machines. Enjoy a musical performance presented as part of the museum’s ongoing collaboration with Bang on a Can (three sets at 6pm, 7pm, and 8pm), and art activities related to the current exhibitions.


Museum of the City of New York

Museum of City of New York: 1220 5th Avenue at 103rd Street

While you’re at The Museum of the City of New York, don’t miss ‘Changing the Face of Democracy: Shirley Chisholm at 100’ (opens June 14th).


AmaliaMesa-Bains,  Vestment of Copper, 1997

El Museo del Barrio: 1230 5th Avenue at 104th Street

On view at El Museo, ‘Amalia Mesa-Bains: Archaeology of Memory‘ and Ocama Aracoel.


The Africa Center

The Africa Center: 1280 5th Ave at 109th Street

Currently on view ‘Samiya Bashir: I Hope This Helps’, featuring 20 works that are developed in 20 Standards. The exhibition explores the complexities of human interaction and engages with critical issues impacting our society. 




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