Explore the 2015 Museum Mile Festival June 9June 1, 2015 - by Linda Sheridan
The 2015 Museum Mile Festival will take place on Tuesday, June 9, from 6pm-9pm. The Museum Mile Festival was formed in 1978 as a consortium by the nine museums that share the Fifth Avenue address.
Outside the Guggenheim
Festivities will kick off at 5:45pm with an opening ceremony at the Cooper Hewitt. Then from 6pm-9pm, visit any participating museum, FREE. These include:
There will also be live music, magicians, face painting, chalk drawing, balloons, and more!
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Each year, thousands of tourists from around the world make their trip to the Museum Mile Festival. Total attendance records over its 37 years have surpassed one million visitors. Because of the success of the festival and the work of the consortium, the City of New York officially designated Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 105th Streets as “Museum Mile,” further cementing the area as one of the city’s major cultural resources.
For maps or more information, visit museummilefestival.org.