American Museum of the Moving Image - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

American Museum of the Moving Image
3601 35th Avenue at 36 Street
Astoria, NY 11106
(718) 784-4520 (Local)
(718) 784-4681 (Fax)

Brief Description

The American Museum of the Moving Image is dedicated to educating the public about the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media and to examining their impact on culture and society. It achieves these goals by maintaining the nation's largest permanent collection of moving image artifacts and by offering exhibitions, film screenings, lectures, seminars, and other education programs.

Hours of operation: Museum hours are; Wed.-Thu. 12:00 PM-5:00 PM, Fri. 12:00 PM-8:00 PM, Sat.-Sun. 11:30 AM-6:30 PM. Group Tours are offered Tue.-Fri. 9:00 AM-1:00 PM. Group tours are by appointment only.
Geographic area served: Primarily New York City for school education programs. Public visitors come from all over the country, as well as many countries all over the world.


Carl Goodman, Director of Education, (718) 784-4520 219,

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