It Pays to Be 65 at MoMA

It Pays to Be 65 at MoMA

May is Older Americans Month. Who knew? In celebration, the Museum of Modern Art offers free admission for visitors 65 and older on Sunday, May 1 from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. Highlights that day include hourlong Gallery Conversations (11 am, 1 and 3 pm); figure drawing from life in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden (1-4 pm); a screening of the 1954 comedy “It Should Happen to You,” directed by George Cukor and starring Judy Holliday and Jack Lemmon; and 75-minute artist-led monotype workshops in conjunction with the museum’s current blockbuster exhibition, “Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty” (11 am, 2 and 4 pm).

The Agnes Gund Garden Lobby at The Museum of Modern Art. (©Timothy Hursley)

But that’s not all. Throughout May, MoMA offers 50 percent off the senior ticket price of $18 to all New Yorkers 65 and older and a $25 discount for seniors on new annual memberships.

See: It pays to have some snow on the mountain after all.

The Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves.

For information about Prime Time, the museum’s new initiative to engage older New Yorkers, visit or call 212.333.1183.