collaboration of museums

Through the month of August, Ace Hotel will display key objects from our permanent collection in their Gallery Annex. See relics of New York, including terracotta fragments of landmark skyscrapers, geological specimens from the 2nd Avenue Subway, an artifact from one of the last surviving coal-fired pizza ovens in NYC, and cultural ephemera spanning from Coney Island to the Bronx.

Join us for complimentary wine and a live DJ set at 7 PM tomorrow, August 2 as we kick off this exciting new off-site exhibition! RSVP with Ace is suggested but not required.

Ace Hotel is located at 20 W29th St. in Manhattan.…

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The following events represent a collaboration between The Museum of Interesting Things, the 19th Century Society, and the Freemasons:

A masonic lecture at 4pm
by The 19th Century Society
Freemasonry in 19th Century New York:
A True Story of Murder and Resurrection.
There is separate ticketing for that
And those tickets will also get you into the speakeasy!
Click here for details and ticketing

More about the Speakeasy:
Secret Speakeasy
Victrola – a – Go Go!!!
The History of Music Players!
Party in Soho

Sun Aug 23th 2015
6 pm – 11pm (all ages)

The Museum of Interesting Things
takes over a Soho loft for a special

Victrola – a – Go Go!!!
You get to DJ also!

16mm short movies & music fest & party!
Drinks, music, food & beautiful visuals!

In the spirit of a true Speakeasy
Anything can change so…
Please check this website before leaving.


We will have nearly all our cool music players
Victrolas, Edison cylinder players, Mikiphone
the famous Mighty Tiny! 8 Track karaoke players
I will demo and dj them all and … so will YOU!
Wait till you see the amazing selection of records!
in aaall formats!

At the Speakeasy we will have some performers and guest speakers, like the director of the Audio History Library & Museum and I may even do a song from Sofia Run music and some other musicians like the Angie Jackson Musical members.. Check the website for more details.
The Loft at Prince Street 177 Prince Street
3rd Floor! $10 to help the museum 🙂
Between Thompson & Sullivan street
in Soho NYC 212 274 8757

Advance Tickets:


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Thu 05 2015 , by

Mid-Century May

Tra la! It’s May, Mid-Century Modern May! Design aficionados, this ticket is for you. For $30, you’ll get month-long access to New York five museums (including yours truly), exhibiting mid-century art and design, advertising and TV, and exploring topics from how we lived to the very essence of pop culture in the 1950s and ’60s.

For more details and to book tickets:



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