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New York, New Music: 1980-1986

museum of the city of new york 80s music run dmc

August 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - September 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 105th Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$20, $14/students & seniors, free/ages 19 & under

Discover Run-DMC, the Talking Heads, Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, John Zorn and other great 80s NYC musicians. Watch amazing videos plus see posters, photos costumes & more. Explore the broader music and cultural scene, including the innovative media outlets, venues, record labels, fashion and visual arts centered in New York City during the community-driven musical renaissance of the early 1980s (and see some awesme break dancing).

To hear the songs and videos in the exhibition, bring your own corded headphones to insert into the plugs provided for optimal sound, or use provided headsets.

Open Friday-Sunday, 10 am- 6 pm. See our guide to the Museum of the City of New York.

Asphalt Green Sprinkler Day

Escape the summer heat in a field of high-powered sprinklers. Bring your own towel.

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