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Museum Mile Festival

, New York City | Arts & Culture

The annual Museum Mile Festival offers free admission to some of the world's finest art collections during extended evening hours. The 23-block stretch of Fifth Avenue is home to seven participating institutions—El Museo del Barrio, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cooper-Hewitt, the Jewish Museum, Neue Galerie and the Museum of the City of New York. In addition to all the art to see inside, there are plenty of outdoor festivities: face painting, chalk drawing, live music and other block-party-type events. The festival kicks off at 6pm, rain or shine. For more information, visit museummilefestival.org. Every year, the museums along Fifth Avenue close the streets to traffic and throw a mile-long block party for art lovers of all ages. Outside activities include artists’ demonstrations, face painting and chalk drawing, with live music and entertainment along the route. Inside, the participating museums—the Met Fifth Avenue, Cooper-Hewitt, Guggenheim, Neue Galerie, Jewish Museum, Museo del Barrio and Museum of the City of New York—offer free admission. The festivities run from 6 to 9pm, rain or shine. Source & image: nycgo.com

Event Details

    June 14, 2016 - June 14, 2016
    06:00 PM - 09:00 PM