Free Art for All: the Museum Mile Festival Returns to Fifth Avenue


Free Fun for All: the Museum Mile Festival Returns to Fifth Avenue
The Africa Center at 1280 Fifth Avenue and 110th Street.

After going virtual for two years due to the pandemic, the 44th Annual Museum Mile Festival returns to the streets of New York tomorrow.


The free celebration of arts and culture will take place on Tuesday, June 14 from 6pm to 9pm.


Running along Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 110th Streets, the festival features free admission to eight museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Neue Galerie, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Cooper-Hewitt, the Jewish Museum, the Museum of the City of New York, El Museo del Barrio and the Africa Center.


Each museum will also have its own programming, including live performances, food vendors and more.


Highlights in East Harlem include:


• Free admission to "African/American: Making the Nation’s Table" and a musical performance by Congolese artist Nkumu Katalay and The Life Long Project Band at The Africa Center.


• Free tours of "Raphael Montañez Ortiz: A Contextual Retrospective" plus live salsa gorda by Jose Trombone & Conjunto Rumbon and Afro-Caribbean beats from DJ Taina Enikeyi at El Museo.


• Free entry to a range of exhibits, from "Analog City" to "New York, New Music: 1980-1986" at The Museum of the City of New York.


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