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Free museums and exhibitions in New York City

Many people ask the question: “Is it possible to visit museums in New York for free?”
“Certainly!” we answer you.

You don’t have to pay for a quality vacation. In this section, you can find free museums and exhibitions in New York, that is, admission to them will be absolutely free. Only sometimes, in order to get to a certain exhibition, you need to register for it by clicking on the appropriate link in the event announcement.

You can visit free museums and enjoy viewing expositions both on weekdays and on weekends. And many exhibitions are even held for several months.

Free exhibitions in New York City are useful pastime, good mood, education, spiritual development, both for adults and children.

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 until Jun 23, 2023  05:00 PM-06:00 PM EDT  Chinese American Arts Council / Gallery 456

Exhibition of Cindy Leung “To Go”

Chinese American Arts Council/Gallery 456 is pleased to present Cindy Leung: To Go

Published: May 23, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

June 6, 2023 (Tuesday)

 until Jun 11, 2023  12:00 PM-05:00 PM EDT  Soho Photo Gallery

Portfolio Development: The Annual Exhibition

The final exhibition of this season’s Portfolio Development photographers comprises a wide range of subjects and photography styles.

Published: June 1, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

June 7, 2023 (Wednesday)

 07:00 PM-09:00 PM EDT  Longwood Gallery @ Hostos College

Exhibition “Self-Reflection/Rehash: Practicing Uncertainty”

Join us for a special Artist Celebration and Opening Reception on Wednesday, June 7th, from 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm.

Published: June 1, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

June 8, 2023 (Thursday)

 06:00 PM-07:00 PM EDT  Welancora Gallery

“In my Home Clothes” — Welancora’s Exhibition of Work by Renluka Maharaj

On June 8th at 6 pm, join us at Welancora Gallery to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition: “Renluka Maharaj — In my Home Clothes.”

Published: June 1, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 09:00 AM-03:30 PM EDT  The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

Border Crossings: Breaking Boundaries with Performing Arts in the Classroom

Join us this Chancellor’s Day for a day of professional learning inspired by border crossing and the performing arts.

Published: June 1, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 06:00 PM-08:00 PM EDT  NowHere

Exhibition of Oscar Oiwa “Metropolis”

Join us at NowHere to celebrate this special night of art+friends. Drinks courtesy of Ghia and ICHIDO. Space is limited, RSVP now.

Published: June 1, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

June 9, 2023 (Friday)

 05:00 PM-07:00 PM EDT

Weekly Gallery Stroll

Explore our gallery space featuring rotating art exhibitions, interactive installations, music and more.

Published: June 1, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 06:00 PM-08:00 PM EDT

Opening Reception: “Favorite Thing” Group Show

Celebrate the opening of this group exhibition of work by artists Jim Condron, Chris Esposito, Glenn Goldberg, Jim Lee, and Don Voisine.

Published: June 1, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

July 4, 2023 (Tuesday)

 02:00 PM-04:00 PM EDT  Queens Museum

ArtAccess: Open Studio (teens/adults)

The Queens Museum welcomes teens (ages 13+) and adults with disabilities to join us at the museum for art-making and exhibition exploration.

Published: April 27, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

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