46th Annual Museum Mile Festival

Free Admission

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
6 – 9 pm

Join the Jewish Museum and our Museum Mile neighbors for the 46th Annual Museum Mile Festival. Attendees can walk on Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street and 110th Street and visit eight of New York City’s finest cultural institutions, all of which are free and open to the public from 6 to 9 pm.

The institutions participating this year are: The Metropolitan Museum of ArtNeue Galerie New YorkSolomon R. Guggenheim MuseumCooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; The Jewish Museum; Museum of the City of New YorkEl Museo del Barrio; and The Africa Center. Additional programming will be presented by: The Asia SocietyChurch of the Heavenly RestAKC Museum of the DogNew York Academy of Medicine; and 92NY. Please check each venue's website to learn more about their programming, which will include musical performances and activities for families and adults.

At the Jewish Museum:

A musical performance by Matt Darriau World Klezmer Kapelye (three sets at 6 pm, 7 pm, and 8 pm), presented as part of our ongoing collaboration with Bang on a Can, will take place outside the Jewish Museum on Fifth Avenue.

Matt Darriau’s World Klezmer Kapelye is a newly formed group featuring veteran musicians from the eclectic “downtown” music scene and lead by longtime Klezmatics reed player, Matt Darriau. The group will be performing repertoire from Darriau’s broad musical experience in Klezmer, Balkan and original pieces in his ethno-jazz esthetic.  Featuring: Marcus Rojas on tuba,  Aaron Alexander on drums Jessica Lurie on reeds, Curtis Hasslebring on trombone and Max Kutner on guitar.

Inspired by the vivid artworks in the exhibition Overflow, Afterglow: New Work in Chromatic Figuration, create a collage depicting figures in an imaginative and colorful environment.

Overflow, Afterglow: New Work in Chromatic Figuration
Frederick Kiesler: Vision Machines

Free; No advance regsitration required

Photo by Will Ragozzino/scottruddevents.com