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Vacation travel to New York City should be filled with activities, and visits to NYC attractions. Our activity planner will help you plan for your New York vacation, or help you schedule a getaway. Scroll down for ongoing events.

Ongoing

Gateway to Himalayan Art - The Rubin Museum
Through 1/06/2016

Circle of Dance - National Museum of the American Indian
Through 10/08/2017

Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection - Rubin Museum of Art
Through 3/11/2015

Against the Odds: American Jews & the Rescue of Europe's Refugees, 1933-1941 - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Through 2/15/2015

The Fed at 100 - Museum of American Finance
Through 4/01/2015

Revolution! Works from the Black Arts Movement - Brooklyn Museum
Through 5/03/2015

A Collection of Ideas - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through 2/28/2015

Boutique R&B Artist Chaz Langley - Shrine
Through 2/20/3014

On This Island, Episode #8 - “Siren Song” - Ars Nova
Through 2/25/2015

Masters of Disguise: The World of Camouflage - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Through 2/24/2015

Enlightenment and Beauty: Sculptures by Houdon and Clodion - Frick Collection
Through 4/05/2015

It's Time NYC! Get up, stand up and support legalization of marijuana! - The Bell House
Through 5/06/2015

A Town Known as Auschwitz: The Life and Death of a Jewish Community - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Through 5/16/2015

The Works: Salon Style at the New-York Historical Society - New-York Historical Society
Through 2/08/2015

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
Through 5/01/2015

Bompas & Parr's FUNLAND: Pleasures & Perils of the Erotic Fairground - Museum of Sex
Through 6/24/2015

Kandinsky Before Abstraction, 1901-1911 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through 5/01/2015

Times Square, 1984: The Postmodern Moment - Skyscraper Museum
Through 2/15/2015

The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through 3/22/2015

Submerged: A New Interactive Submarine Exhibit - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Through 8/05/2015

Through 2/01/2015 Ages: All

Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Russian American Quilt The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. | 212-423-3222 | thejewishmuseum.org
Showcasing a colorful patchwork quilt bearing Eastern European and American imagery, Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Russian American Quilt continues a series of exhibitions foc... MORE

Through 2/02/2015 Ages: All

Francesco Clemente: Inspired by India Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th St. | 212-620-5000 | www.rubinmuseum.org
The first museum exhibition devoted to the Indian influences in Clemente's work and how they relate to the artistic practices and traditions of various regions in India featur... MORE

Through 2/01/2015 Ages: All

Dani Gal's Wie Aus Der Ferne (As From Afar) The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. | 212-423-3222 | thejewishmuseum.org
The U.S. premiere of Israeli artist Dani Gal's short film. Co-produced by the Jewish Museum, Gal's new video work examines the relationship between Simon Wiesenthal, an archit... MORE

Through 2/01/2015 Ages: All

From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945-1952 The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. | 212-423-3222 | thejewishmuseum.org
A revealing parallel view of two key Abstract Expressionists. Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, a woman and an African American man, each experimented with approaches that joined ... MORE

Through 2/01/2015 Ages: All

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. | 212-535-7710 | www.metmuseum.org
Exploring the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Approximately 30 ensembles, many of which are being ex... MORE

Through 2/01/2015 Ages: All

Chris Ofili: Night and Day New Museum
235 Bowery | 212-219-1222 | www.newmuseum.org
The first major solo museum exhibition in the United States of the work of artist Chris Ofili (b. 1968). Occupying the Museum's three main galleries, the exhibition spans the ... MORE

Through 2/01/2015 Ages: All

El Greco in New York Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. | 212-535-7710 | www.metmuseum.org
To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco, the Metropolitan Museum and the Hispanic Society of America are pooling their collections of the work of this gr... MORE

Through 2/01/2015 Ages: All

Bartholomeus Spranger: Splendor and Eroticism in Imperial Prague Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. | 212-535-7710 | www.metmuseum.org
The first major exhibition devoted to this fascinating artist who served a cardinal, a pope, and two Holy Roman Emperor. Bartholomeus Spranger (1546-1611) emerged as one of th... MORE

Through 2/01/2015
Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm
Ages: All

El Greco at The Frick Collection Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. | 212-288-0700 | www.frick.org
To celebrate the 400th anniversary of El Greco's death, the Frick continues its 2014 focus on the artist with an installation organized in conjunction with El Greco in New Yor... MORE

Through 2/01/2015
Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm
Ages: All

Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. | 212-288-0700 | www.frick.org
The Frick Collection is the first venue to present a touring group of masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland. The ten paintings to be featured in New York - amon... MORE

Through 1/31/2015
$25
Ages: AD

National Meat Month Morton's The Steakhouse
551 5th Ave. | 212-972-3315 | mortons.com/newyork
Celebrate National Meat Month at Morton's The Steakhouse this January. For $25, you can enjoy Morton's Prime Burger or their 9 oz. Prime Ribeye Steak Sandwich alongside a glas... MORE

Through 2/01/2015 Ages: All

Parsons Dance Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Ave. | 212-242-0800 | joyce.org
New Orleans takes center stage as David Parsons presents a New York premiere set to music by the legendary Allen Toussaint. The company known for its sexy athleticism and stun... MORE

Through 1/30/2015 Ages: AD

Christine Ebersole Big Noise from Winnetka 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
54 Below is proud to present the return engagement of two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole following a sold out 2 week run of her new show "Big Noise From Winnetka." ... MORE

Through 2/01/2015
various
tickets are $10, $13, $18 or $25 for Members and $15, $19, $28 or $38 at full price, based on seat locations.
Ages: All

Lionboy New Victory Theater
209 West 42nd Street | 6462233010 | newvictory.org
In a dystopian near future, it is very hot. Phones are powered by the sun, cars are banned and there are companies more powerful than even countries. The biggest by far is the... MORE

Through 2/01/2015
$25
Ages: All

Winter Antiques Show Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Ave. | | www.winterantiquesshow.com
The Winter Antiques Show marks its 61st year as the most prestigious antiques show in America, featuring the “best of the best” from antiquities through the 1960s. Held at the... MORE

1/26/2015
7pm
Ages: TE,AD

Marilyn Manson Terminal 5
610 W. 56th St. | 212-582-6600 | terminal5nyc.com
MORE

1/26/2015
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Tickets: $15 General; $12 Students and Seniors; $10 Members
Ages: TE,AD

Author Talk: Helena Rubinstein: The Woman Who Invented Beauty The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue | 212-660-1527 |
Michèle Fitoussi’s new biography, Helena Rubinstein: The Woman Who Invented Beauty, tells the story of Helena Rubinstein and her popular beauty brand, from her initial success... MORE

1/26/2015 Ages: All

Iolanta / Duke Bluebeard's Castle Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 | www.metoperafamily.org
On the heels of her triumphant Met performances as Tatiana in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing d... MORE

1/27/2015
6:30 pm
$15 general ($12 Members; $13.50 seniors, students)
Ages: AD

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Astronomy 101 American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 |
Interested in becoming an amateur astronomer but unsure where to begin? In this program, Ted Williams will get you on the road to becoming an astute amateur astronomer. As he ... MORE

1/27/2015
8:15pm
Ages: AD

Jim Gaffigan in Conversation with Judy Gold 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave. | 212-415-5500 | 92y.org
Jim Gaffigan is a Grammy nominated comedian, New York Times bestselling author, top touring performer and multi-platinum selling father of five. His fourth hour special (Be... MORE

1/27/2015 Ages: All

Les Contes d'Hoffmann Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 | www.metoperafamily.org
Vittorio Grigolo and Matthew Polenzani take turns playing the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title. Hibla Gerzmava faces the operatic hurdle of singing all thre... MORE

1/27/2015
8pm & 10pm
Ages:

B.B. King Blues Club All Stars, featuring the Harlem Blues Project Lucille's
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
Harlem Blues Project specializes in soulful New York blues with a twist! The band features blues masters Jerry Dugger, Junior Mack, and Barry Harrison plus a revolving cast of... MORE

1/27/2015
8pm
$25-$65
Ages: AD

Louis C.K. Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza | 212-465-5800 | www.thegarden.com
With more than twenty years as a stand-up, Louis C.K. is one of the most honest and respected comedic voices of his generation, finding success in television and film as well ... MORE

1/28/2015 Ages: All

Billy Porter Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
The Appel Room, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th St. | 212-721-6500 | americansongbook.org
Ebullient triple-threat and Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Billy Porter is a true New York City theater success story. As comfortable in a fully staged production as he is i... MORE

1/28/2015 - 1/31/2015 Ages: All

Emanuel Ax, Chopin, and The Miraculous Mandarin New York Philharmonic
Avery Fisher Hall, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza | 212-875-5656 | www.nyphil.org
David Robertson conducts, with Emanuel Ax on piano. MORE

1/28/2015 Ages: All

The Merry Widow Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 | www.metoperafamily.org
The great Renee Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehar's enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and ch... MORE

1/29/2015 - 1/31/2013
7:30pm
$10
Ages: All

Fresh Tracks New York Live Arts
219 W. 19th St. | 212-924-0077 | www.newyorklivearts.org
Created in 1965 by Dance Theater Workshop and now continued as a signature program of New York Live Arts, the Fresh Tracks Performance and Residency Program selects six early ... MORE

1/29/2015 Ages: All

Norm Lewis: Who Am I? Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
The Appel Room, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th St. | 212-721-6500 | americansongbook.org
Tony nominee and celebrated baritone Norm Lewis returns for an encore engagement of his 2014 American Songbook performance MORE

1/29/2015
7:30pm
Ages: All

Garrick Ohlsson, piano Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Alice Tully Hall, 1941 Broadway | 212-721-6500 | www.LCGreatPerformers.org
To mark the centennial of Alexander Scriabin's death, pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs three works by the mystical composer, including the ghostly Desir and the "White Mass" S... MORE

1/29/2015 Ages: All

Spain Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
David Rubenstein Atrium, 61 W. 62nd St. | 212-721-6500 | atrium.lincolncenter.org
The band Spain was founded in Los Angeles more than 20 years ago by Josh Haden, bassist, singer/songwriter, and son of the legendary jazz artist Charlie Haden. The band’s con... MORE

1/29/2015 - 3/12/2015
7pm -9:30pm
$185 ($170 Members)
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

American Museum of Natural History Presents: The Art of Diorama American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 |
Back by popular demand! Join Museum exhibition specialist Tom Doncourt for a hands-on look at the creation of our legendary dioramas. Learn behind-the-scenes stories and disco... MORE

1/29/2015 Ages: All

Iolanta / Duke Bluebeard's Castle Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 | www.metoperafamily.org
On the heels of her triumphant Met performances as Tatiana in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing d... MORE

1/29/2015 - 1/31/2015 Ages: All

Duke, Dizzy, Trane & Mingus: Jazz Titans Jazz at Lincoln Center
Rose Theater, 10 Columbus Circle | 212-721-6500 | jalc.org
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis present music of the Americas through the lens of four pioneering giants of jazz. MORE

1/30/2015 Ages: All

Jack White Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza | | www.thegarden.com/tours.html
MORE

1/30/2015 Ages: All

John C. Reilly and Friends featuring Becky Stark and Tom Brosseau Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
The Appel Room, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th St. | 212-721-6500 | americansongbook.org
Of the many hats worn by veteran entertainer John C. Reilly - actor, producer, comedian, screenwriter -American roots music brings him to a Lincoln Center stage. MORE

1/30/2015 - 3/14/2015
Tuesday - Friday, 11am to 6pm and Saturdays from 10am to 6pm
Free
Ages: All

Hugo McCloud, Palindrome Sean Kelly Gallery
475 Tenth Avenue | 2122391181 |
Sean Kelly is pleased to announce Palindrome, an exhibition of new work by Brooklyn-based artist Hugo McCloud. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, January 29 fro... MORE

1/30/2015
7pm
Ages: AD

Point Break Live! Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. | 212-414-5994 | www.highlineballroom.com
This meta parody of 90s extreme action blockbuster Point Break takes the audience along for the ride as FBI agent Johnny Utah is abused by the bureau, hazed by the LA surf com... MORE

1/30/2015
11pm
Ages: AD

Cirque Fridays Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. | 212-414-5994 | www.highlineballroom.com
Aerialists, dancers, live entertainment. Electronic violinist, drummers & more. 21 + MORE

1/30/2015 - 1/31/2015 Ages: AD

Josh Wolf Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. | 212-367-9000 | gothamcomedyclub.com
Comedian, actor, and writer Josh Wolf has become one of the most sought after personalities in comedy today. From adding his quick witted commentary on comedy round tables, to... MORE

1/30/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

Robert Cray Band B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
Blues guitarist and singer Robert Cray's smooth, seductive vocal phrasing and rhythmic R&B stylings have earned him a reputation as a modern blues poet. His signature blend of... MORE

1/30/2015
7:30pm &10:30pm
Ages: AD

John Oliver Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway | 212-465-6225 | www.beacontheatre.com
MORE

1/30/2015 - 1/31/2015 Ages: AD

Josh Wolf Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. | 212-367-9000 | gothamcomedyclub.com
Comedian, actor, and writer Josh Wolf has become one of the most sought after personalities in comedy today. From adding his quick witted commentary on comedy round tables, to... MORE

1/31/2015
8pm
$30-$40
Ages: All

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Rd. | 718-951-4500 | www.brooklyncenteronline.org
Almost 30 years after they acquired international superstar status with Paul Simon's Graceland album, Ladysmith Black Mambazo continues to tour the world as South Africa's cul... MORE

1/31/2015 Ages:

Igor Krutoi Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Ave. | 917-618-6700 | www.barclayscenter.com
A Night With Composer Igor Krutoi promises to be the most ambitious and grandiose concert event of the year in the cultural life of Russian Americans,. MORE

1/31/2015
8pm
$30-$40
Ages: All

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Road | 718-951-4500 |
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with an evening of joyous and uplifting music by South Africa’s Grammy Award-... MORE

1/31/2015
3pm-4pm
FREE
Ages: All

Dance with MMDG Mark Morris Dance Center
3 Lafayette | 718-624-8400 |
WHERE Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Brooklyn, NY 11217 WHEN once a month on Saturdays, 3-4pm WHAT Free dance class for all ages in which participants will learn seg... MORE

1/31/2015 Ages: All

Les Contes d'Hoffmann Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 | www.metoperafamily.org
Vittorio Grigolo and Matthew Polenzani take turns playing the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title. Hibla Gerzmava faces the operatic hurdle of singing all thre... MORE

1/31/2015 Ages: All

The Merry Widow Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 | www.metoperafamily.org
The great Renee Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehar's enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and ch... MORE

1/31/2015 Ages: All

Video Games Live Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway | 212-465-6225 | www.beacontheatre.com
Video Games Live™ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by well known game industry veteran... MORE

1/31/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

The Smithereens B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
The Smithereens are a rock band from Carteret, New Jersey, United States. The group formed in 1980 with members Pat DiNizio (vocals & guitar), Jim Babjak (guitar & vocals), Mi... MORE

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