NEW YORK CITY – Looking for something fun and FREE to do this week? New York City libraries partnered with museums across the city to launch the Culture Pass to better serve disenfranchised communities’ participation in cultural and educational exploration. Take advantage of free admission to some of New York City’s finest cultural institutions. All you need is your New York City Library, the Brooklyn Public Library or the Queens Library card and reserve your Culture Pass.
[Also, New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library cardholders have streaming access to 30,000 movies available at Kanopy.]
Do it for the culture! Explore art, history, science, technology and everything in between that spawned from African ingenuity with its influence on the globe. No matter which Borough you reside, there are over 30 institutions to choose from, with something of interest for everyone.
Also see Blafrokan article: Do Not Get Hoodwinked By Museum Propaganda
For the aspiring architect or engineer explore the Skyscraper Museum.
If you are a professional photographer, have you checked out the International Center of Photography?
Perhaps you are a jazz lover and have not gotten around to tour Louis Armstrong House.
Maybe you foresee a career in STEM, delve into those African-American inventor roots starting at the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum.
Do you have a fascination for aircrafts, ships and submarines? Check out the Intrepid, Sea, Air, & SpaceMuseum.
For full listing of museums and cultural institutions click here.
We are many tribes but ONE people. We are Black, Afro-Latino, Afro-Caribbean, African and Original. We are BLAFROKAN.