The 33rd Annual Museum Mile Festival

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011, 6pm – 9pm Featuring: FREE ACCESS 6pm – 9pm to all the museums along the mile 23 car-free blocks 5th Avenue between 82nd & 105th Live bands Entertainment Art-in-the street activities for kids

http://www.museummilefestival.org/

One day a year, for the past 32 years, nine of the country’s finest museums, all ones that call Fifth Avenue home, collectively open their doors from 6pm – 9pm for free to New Yorkers and visitors for a mile-long block party and visual art celebration. This traffic-free, music- and art-filled celebration fills the street and sidewalks of Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 105th street, the mile now officially designated as Museum Mile. Over 50,000 visitors attend the festival annually. Neue Galerie New York kicks off the festival on the steps of its 1914 landmark building on 86th street at 5:45pm. Museum Mile welcomes its newest member, the Museum for African Art, slated to open in September 2011. Be sure to stop by their table at Fifth Avenue and 105th Street. Plus, follow the mile with street muralist De La Vega – grab a piece of chalk and make your mark!

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