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If the Indian summer and its summer temperatures are behind us, fall is the perfect season to get your fill of culture in New York's museums. Here are five exhibitions not to be missed.

5. "Machine Hallucinations" at Artechouse

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Discover New York as you've never seen it thanks to this immersive exhibition that opened in September in the Chelsea district. In "Machine Hallucinations", the visitor is invited to sit down, lie down, or wander through a room in which is projected a film representing the collective consciousness of New York. More than 100 million public photographs of New York – the largest collection of data ever collected for a work of art – have been deployed in learning algorithms to create this 30-minute film in which an artificial intelligence discovers and explores the ever-changing forms of the city and its architecture. The exhibition may seem abstract at first, but the (very passionate) staff of Artechouse is happy to answer your questions and give you explanations. Artechouse NYC, 439 W 15th St.

4. "The Colmar Treasure: A Medieval Jewish Legacy" at The Cloisters

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It is a part of the medieval French heritage that presents The Cloisters until January 12th. The Colmar Treasure is a treasure as we see in movies with gold rings, diamond and coins dating from the thirteenth and first half of the fourteenth century. Discovered in 1863 during work in a house in the old Jewish district of Colmar in Alsace, this treasure was hidden when the plague swept over Europe in the middle of the 14th century because the Jewish community was held responsible for the epidemic. These jewels and pieces of silverware were loaned to Cloisters by the Cluny Museum in Paris, which acquired it in 1923. The exhibition highlights the notions of heritage and loss in an already oppressed community. time. The Cloisters, 99 Margaret Corbin Dr.

3. "City of Workers, City of Struggle, Changed New York How Labor Movements" at the Museum of the City of New York York

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The Museum of the City of New York highlights the history of labor movements in New York. This photo exhibition documents both the struggle for the end of slavery and the recent protests for raising the minimum wage in the city. We learn that New York has become the most unionized city in the United States, and how black and white New Yorkers, no matter what their demands, have come together and helped one another to obtain better working conditions and better wages. A strong message under the current US presidency. More than a retrospective, the exhibition also takes stock of the current rights of workers in New York and anticipates what the future might hold for them. Exposure visible until January 5, 2020. Museum of the City of New York, 1220 5th Ave, (212) 534-1672.

2. "JR: Chronicles" at the Brooklyn Museum

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The Cultural Services of the Embassy of France take advantage of the fall to showcase French art and culture in New York with the Brooklyn falls for France initiative. Among the highlights of this cultural event, do not miss the exhibition "JR: Chronicles" at the Brooklyn Museum. The French artist, who is particularly interested in the themes of social engagement and community, presents the voice of "ordinary people" through numerous photographs, videos, slideshows and archives. The centerpiece of the exhibition is a fresco recreating a collective portrait of New York through more than 1,000 individual portraits accompanied by audio telling the personal story of each. Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy, (718) 638-5000.

1. The Museum of Illusion

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For a funny and fun family time, visit the Museum of Illusion in Greenwich Village. Opened last autumn, this museum is a pleasure to deceive our senses and our perception of reality. From the entrance, one is changed into giant and lilliputien, under the dumbfounded gaze of visitors. A little further, it feels like starting a game of poker with yourself with inclined mirrors. The museum also offers many games like Chinese puzzles, optical illusions in images and video, and holograms. But the most surprising room is on the second floor. There, like Spiderman, you will have the impression of walking on the ceiling with your head upside down or on the walls horizontally. Unbelievable! Museum of Illusion, 77 8th Avenue, (212) 645-3230.

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