The National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame is the only museum in the nation dedicated entirely to dance. The museum houses a growing collection of photographs, artifacts, costumes, and archives comprising a examination of dance available to the general public.
Exhibits on display this season include Tails & Terpsichore; En Pointe!; Homage to Dance: Sculptures and Pastels by Andrew DeVries; A Riotous Work: A Centennial Celebration of the Rite of Spring; Art in the Foyer: Dancers Among Us - Photography by Jordan Matter; NYCB Firebird; C.V. Whitney Hall of Fame; and the Washington Bathhouse. Programs & events are listed on our website.
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