Museum of Sex

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2014

    Humberto Guallpa's Ecuadorian Childhood Laid the Groundwork for His NYC Career

    Humberto Guallpa remembers a press event at which he was standing among some big-name New York City celebrity chefs. Journalists began asking everyone present questions -- everyone, that is, except for Guallpa, who was ignored until he was asked, "Who are you with? Who's your chef?" Guallpa was then ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 8, 2014


    Peep Linda Lovelace 
at the Museum of Sex

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    NYC's 10 Best New Bars of 2013

    The ball's about to drop on 2013, but we're sneaking in one last big list, one that feels particularly celebratory (and, um, apropos going into a season where we could all use a little liquid courage to combat the post-holiday blues and the cold). That's right, it's our best new bars list. Presentin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Play, a New Drinking Den at the Museum of Sex, Premieres Tonight

    When the Museum of Sex (233 Fifth Avenue, 212-689-6337) began toying with the idea of implementing some sort of food and beverage program, Emilie Baltz, the museum's brand director, spent a lot of time thinking about exactly what that would look like--and then a couple of years experimenting with so ... More >>

  • News

    January 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Lisa Rinna Educates Me About Sex!

    TV personality Lisa Rinna has continued her branch-out into literature with The Big Fun Sexy Book, a handy guide to the libido which she wrote with sex therapist Ian Kerner. At her publication party at the Museum of Sex the other night, it turned out Lisa (who's married to the eternally hunky Harry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Two Gobs And a Goy

    Daniel Gettleman​No, I don't wear that red gingham shirt every night, in case you're wondering. I just happened to go to a lot of places the night I had it on. So after sweeping into that perfume launch where I had the red gingham gang bang, I dropped by the Museum of Sex's opening for their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    "Obscene Diary" Show Of Porn At Museum of Sex

    ​ "Obscene Diary: The Secret Archive of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Pornographer" features some interesting artifacts, as I learned at last night's Museum of Sex opening:

  • News

    June 22, 2011

    Erotic Art With a Happy Ending

    At this all-male drawing studio, the models touch themselves—but the artists can't

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    MoMA Visitors Way Pervier than Museum of Sex Visitors

    The Museum of Sex dissuades unwanted -- ahem -- advances.​ The MoMA's current Marina Ambramovic exhibit (featuring real, live nekkid people, OMG!!!) is attracting a lot of attention of the "that feels funny, and not funny ha-ha" variety. Lonely, lonely people who simply need to feel the warmth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    This Week in the Voice

    ​Arnie Cooper investigates a murder: his aunt's, at the hand of his uncle. A hell of a story. City schools are policed by School Safety Agents, who are poorly trained and prone to use excessive force on kids for such crimes as doodling. Nat Hentoff has been covering this scandal for a while, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Pamella Roland Adds a Little Bedazzle; Thuy Fall Fringe is Like a Fox

    Discussed: Pamella Roland, Thuy Pamella Roland​That one's gotta smart; Milk Studios founder Mazdack Russi recently summed up the updown/downtown divide of Fashion Week with, "We're MoMA, and the tents are the Met." (Which makes Cedar Lake, say, the Museum of Sex?) Russi's Chelsea space does h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Week in Review: Get Ready #Bonnaroo You're Gonna Be My Bitch For the Weekend

    Rebecca Smeyne In the week we didn't go to the mud-soaked hobbit/hippie fest that is Bonnaroo (well, except for the top secret one of us who did, and is even now Twittering about it), all three members of SOTC did go to Prospect Park, where we wandered the green green grass 27,000 parents and thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Bones' Beat: Lost and Alone at the Museum of Sex

    5th Avenue between 27th and 28th Street is of those drab midtown blocks that should not be used to advertise New York. Bank buildings with chunky plastic signage are little more than oversized shells for cash machines, and there's no way to tell whether the various realtors and soft-furnishing sho ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 21, 2009

    Meet New York's Sex Bloggers

    The 12 months of the internet’s sultriest sharers

  • Columns

    September 10, 2008

    Interview With an Orgasm Broker

    Want to please a woman from across the world? Allen Stein has made it possible for $5.99 a minute.

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    Bear-Back Mounting at the Museum of Sex

    I got some hot action over at the Museum of Sex's Sex Lives of Animals exhibit the other night. I got to stand with friends in front of a slide of two pandas doing the dirty! That might not sound very gratifying to you, but maybe you're not as crazy about bears as I am. In fact, I've been seguing in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2008
  • Columns

    July 29, 2008

    OMG, Meet Legally Blonde's Bailey Hanks!

    Riding the Elle train with the perky Broadway star; tall tales from Philippe Petit

  • Voice Choices

    July 16, 2008


    You and me, baby, ain’t nothing but mammals

  • Columns

    February 13, 2007
  • Art

    August 15, 2006

    Lecherous Octopi

    Japanese woodcuts: Sex and the Floating City

  • NYC Life

    June 13, 2006

    Beyond Gay Marriage

    A circle of friends point toward the next battle for acceptance

  • People

    October 11, 2005

    Letting It All Hang Out

    Porn stars and their fans mix at the New York Gay Erotic Expo

  • People

    May 17, 2005

    Sexual Encounter

    A Day at the Erotic Expo NYC

  • News

    March 2, 2004

    The Energy and the Ecstasy

    Getting to Spring With a Credit Card and a MetroCard

  • NYC Life

    February 3, 2004
  • People

    October 14, 2003

    Marital Bondage

    The Museum of Sex's First Wedding Ceremony

  • NYC Life

    September 9, 2003

    Fall Books

    Once Upon Another Time: Postmodern Takes on Kids' Stories

  • NYC Life

    October 29, 2002

    The Heinie Chronicles

    What a Raunchy Designer Can Learn From the Sex Museum

  • News

    November 14, 2000

    ‘The Position’

    Weekly Webzine From the Museum of Sex