What to Know About the Guggenheim Museum’s Block Party

Guggenheim Museum/Tomas Eidsvold, Unsplash
Guggenheim Museum/Tomas Eidsvold, Unsplash

MANHATTAN – Part of Museum Mile will turn into a block party tomorrow as the Guggenheim Museum takes over the corner of East 88th Street and Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side for a celebration of all things New York City.

Dubbed ‘Saturday on the House,’ the block party is part of a monthly event series that includes free admission to the museum for everyone and a fun lineup of outdoor activities and performances, including live music, art-making and even a beat-boxing workshop with a champion beat-boxer.

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If you’re feeling artsy, you can pick up drawing supplies at kiosks on-site to sketch out the impressive art on display.

The festivities kick off at noon on Saturday, October 23rd, with a live performance by the all-woman DJ collective Roadie Worldwide and run through 4:00 pm. 

To enter the museum itself, you’ll need a timed-ticket— those reservations can made made online in advance, however, a limited amount will be available at the door tomorrow, first-come first-served.

The event is family friendly— though alcohol will be available to purchase for those of legal drinking age.

If you cant make it to tomorrow’s block party at the Guggenheim Museum, the next two ‘Saturday on the House’ events are Scheduled for November 6th and December 4th.

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The museum notes that this event will abide by NYC’s indoor vaccination mandate, so all visitors over 12 years old must show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination to go inside the museum.

Additionally, masks will be required to participate in outdoor activities, unless eating or drinking.

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