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Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division

Third Floor (landmark building)

Fully accessible to wheelchairs

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CLOSED 12:00 PM -
6:00 PM
12:00 PM -
6:00 PM
12:00 PM -
6:00 PM
10:00 AM -
5:00 PM
10:00 AM -
5:00 PM

By Appointment Only.
For group appointments, two weeks advanced notice is required.

To request an appointment or group screening please contact us at 212-491-2270 or email

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The Moving Image and Recorded Sound (MIRS) Division documents the experiences of peoples of African descent, as they have been captured via audiovisual technology.

Phone: (212) 491-2270 |

Collection Presentations

Visits can be scheduled for the following: K-12 teachers, college and university professors and students, professionals (e.g., librarians, archivists, museum personnel), and book clubs.Read More ›

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