About MAS

About MAS

The Municipal Art Society is New York’s leading organization dedicated to creating a more livable city. For 120 years, MAS—a nonprofit membership organization—has been committed to promoting New York City’s economic vitality, cultural vibrancy, environmental sustainability and social diversity. Working to protect the best of New York’s existing landscape, from landmarks and historic districts to public open spaces, MAS encourages visionary design, planning and architecture that promote resilience and the livability of New York.


Since 1893, MAS has been working to make New York a more livable city. Learn about our unique history and successes, from championing the first municipal Zoning Code to saving Times Square.

MAS Board of Directors & Governance

Experts in a variety of fields related to our mission serve as volunteer directors of MAS.
Click here for a list of the MAS board of directors.

MAS Board Members click here to login.


The Municipal Art Society has four committees made up of distinguished professionals who volunteer their time help to advise and direct MAS advocacy activities. Click here for further details.


Click here for the MAS staff roster and contact details.

Jobs & Internships

View our current job openings and volunteer opportunities here.



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Suite 1900
New York, NY 10022


MAS fights for intelligent urban design, planning and preservation through education, dialogue and advocacy.

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When you join MAS, you become part of a venerable tradition of civic-minded citizens who care deeply about the future of New York City. Learn more.

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