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Through 7/12/2014
Hours: Tues., Thurs., Fri. 11–6, Weds. 11–8, Sat. 11–5


Ages: All

ENERGY THAT IS ALL AROUND/Mission School: Chris Johanson, Margaret Kilgallen, Alicia McCarthy, Barry McGee, Ruby Neri
Grey Art Gallery at NYU

100 Washington Square East - 2129986780 - www.nyu.edu/greyart
Price: SUGGESTED ADMISSION: $3.00, Free to NYU students, faculty, and staff

"ENERGY THAT IS ALL AROUND/Mission School: Chris Johanson, Margaret Kilgallen, Alicia McCarthy, Barry McGee, Ruby Neri" features early works by five artists who lived in San Francisco’s Mission district in the early 1990s. By 2002, they were identified as key members of the so-called Mission School, which over the past two decades has achieved a cu... (more)


Through 7/13/2014


Ages: TE,AD

The Who and the What
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500 - www.lincolncenter.org

From Ayad Akhtar, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Disgraced, comes a thrillingly fierce and funny new play about identity, religion and the contradictions that make us who we are. Brilliant Pakistani-American writer Zarina is focused on finishing her novel about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gulf between h... (more)


Through 7/12/2014
Hours: Mon. & Wed., noon-6pm; Tus. & Thurs., 10am-7:30pm; Sat., 10am-4pm


Ages: All

Courage & Creativity
LeRoy Neiman Art Center

2785 Frederick Douglass Boulevard - 212-862-2787 - xiomaro.com

A group exhibit of paintings, photographs and other works inspired by an observation made by the renowned artist, Henri Matisse: "creativity takes courage." When creative people express their emotions through their artwork, writing or music, and they present it to the world to see, they in effect put themselves on the world stage to be critiqued. I... (more)


Through 7/13/2014
Hours: Tues.-Wed., 8; Thurs.-Sat., 7:30; Sun., 4


Ages: All

The Zombies: A Musical
Peter Jay Sharp Theater

416 West 42nd Street, 4th Floor - 212-279-4200 - TheZombiesMusical.com
Price: $60, $75

The Zombie Apocalypse has arrived and everybody's hungry. With 16 songs, great dancing and plenty of laughs, The Zombies: A Musical is a world premiere comedy set in a small town in middle-America, where the cast of characters face issues like racism, gun control, religion and conspiracy theories. The romantic triangle between handsome Junior, suic... (more)


Through 7/12/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm


Ages: All

Kim Joon - Somebody
Sundaram Tagore Gallery

547 W. 27th St. - 212-677-4520 - www.sundaramtagore.com

An exhibition showcasing five years of work from Korean artist Kim Joon. The show includes images from "Somebody," his newest series, which explores the complicated and often contradictory relationship between body and mind, as well as a selection of works from Kim's previous series, including Bird Land, Fragile, Drunken, Blue Jean Blues and Island... (more)


Through 7/13/2014
Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Ages: AD

World Cup Watching BBQ
Jones Wood Foundry

401 E. 76th Street - (212) 249-2700
Price: $6 and up

Catch all the 2014 FIFA World Cup at Jones Wood Foundry, the atmospheric British boite that channels and English country inn on New York City’s Upper East Side, where every game will air live in all three of its rooms. So you can catch all the action over lunch, dinner or brunch, depending on game time, complemented by specially priced $6 Carlsber... (more)


Through 7/13/2014
Hours: 12pm-8pm


Ages: All

World Cup Comes Back to DUMBO on Giant 20’ Screen
The Archway under the Manhattan Bridge

Water Street between Anchorage Place and Adams Street - (718) 237-8700 - dumbonyc.org

The DUMBO Improvement District today announced plans to broadcast 20 World Cup games – starting this Saturday – live on a giant 20-foot screen from the Archway under the Manhattan Bridge. The showings will include all of the USA’s first-round games, the Italy-England clash this Saturday, the quarterfinals and the final match on July 13. The bro... (more)


Through 7/14/2014


Ages: All

Initial Deviations
Palisades

906 Broadway, Broadway - (201) 214-7444

The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold - Aristotle. An exhibition of works curated by Kara Brooks at Palisades. The exhibition intends to bring together the Bushwick community not only by featuring local artists, but also by taking place in a multipurpose venue. The three artists in ”Initial Deviation... (more)


Through 7/12/2014


Ages: All

Midsummer Night Swing
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

60 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5000 - midsummernightswing.org

This summer Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing celebrates the great dance bands and soloists that drive the action on the dance floor. Taking place in a specially designed open-air ballroom in Damrosch Park Tuesdays through Saturdays, Midsummer Night Swing brings together people of all ages, at every skill level, and from dozens of diverse soci... (more)


Through 7/12/2014


Ages: All

Savion Glover
Joyce Theater

175 Eighth Ave. - 212-691-9740 - www.joyce.org

Savion Glover began receiving acclaim in 1985 when he made his Broadway debut in The Tap Dance Kid. Since then and for good reason, he has gone on to become the reigning king of tap. He is simply extraordinary, and each time he performs, audiences wildly applaud his talents. After selling out last season, he comes back to The Joyce with the world p... (more)


Through 7/10/2014
Hours: 10:30am-11:30am


Ages: All

Mil's Trills at the Seaport
South Street Seaport

Pier 17 - 212-732-8257 - www.southstreetseaport.com

Start your day with an interactive musical adventure this summer at South Street Seaport. Experience what it's like to be part of the show with Amelia Robinson (aka Mil's Trills) playing original whimsical songs for the whole family to enjoy! Classes will take place in Cannon's Walk (206 Front Street)


Through 7/12/2014


Ages: TE,AD,All

See It Big! Science Fiction
Museum of the Moving Image

36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888 - www.movingimage.us

In July, the Museum's popular big-screen series concludes with rare 70mm showings of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey (July 5, 6, 12). Audiences can also catch Douglas Trumbull's Brainstorm (July 12) in 70mm, the 1983 sci-fi thriller starring Christopher Walken and Natalie Wood (in her final performance). Note: The Museum is al... (more)


Through 7/12/2014


Ages: All

Heisei Nakamura-za - Kaidan Chibusa No Enoki
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5000 - www.lincolncenterfestival.org

For its Lincoln Center Festival engagement, the company has revived a rarely performed 19th-century ghost story, Kaidan Chibusa no Enoki ("The Ghost Tale of the Wet Nurse Tree"), about the murder of an artist by a handsome samurai who desires the artist's wife. In a veritable acting tour de force, Kankuro IV plays three devilishly difficult roles w... (more)


Through 7/11/2014


Ages: All

Crosby, Stills & Nash
Beacon Theatre

2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225 - www.beacontheatrenyc.com

More than four decades since CSN first harmonized in Laurel Canyon, and played their first-ever concert as a trio at the legendary Woodstock festival, its members continue a creative partnership that is one of the most influential and enduring in music. David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash have each been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hal... (more)


Through 7/17/2014
Hours: varies


Ages: All

17th Annual Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE)
Bellmore Movies

222 Petit Avenue - 516 571-3168 - longislandfilm.com
Price: varies

"One of the Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World" - MovieMaker Magazine. Long Island International Film Expo. July 9 - 17, 2014. Celebrate LIIFE's 17th year w/ great films, panels, awards & more. Open to all. Bellmore Movies, Bellmore, NY.


Through 7/13/2014
Hours: 8:00 PM


Ages: All

Academia Nuts
The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center

480 West 42nd Street - 3479125979 - www.academianutsthemusical.com
Price: $25

An official selection of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival’s Next Link Project. Academia Nuts is supported by the Kevin Spacey Foundation : America. It’s the National High School Quizbowl Championship! Dreamy-eyed brainiac Maggie McCutter hopes to win a scholarship so she can escape her controlling mother. Maggie’s world is hilariou... (more)


Through 7/10/2014


Ages: All

2014 US Open Job Fair
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Road - www.teamusopentennis.com

For the second consecutive year, there will be two job fairs, starting with an exclusive opportunity for residents of the borough of Queens, N.Y., on Wednesday, July 9, followed by a second opportunity open to the public on Thursday, July 10.


7/10/2014 - 7/13/2014


Ages: All

The Passenger
Park Avenue Armory

643 Park Ave. - www.lincolncenterfestival.org

The Lincoln Center Festival and the Park Avenue Armory present The Passenger, Mieczyslaw Weinberg's uncompromising 1968 opera about the Holocaust, performed by Houston Grand Opera and directed by David Pountney, in its New York premiere performances. The enormous, multi-tiered set for The Passenger will take full advantage of the scale of the Armor... (more)


7/10/2014
Hours: 12:30pm


Ages: All

106.7 LITE FM Presents Broadway in Bryant Park
Bryant Park

41 W. 40th St. - 212-768-4242 - bryantpark.org

The best of Broadway and Off-Broadway is presented FREE with this lunchtime series on the Bryant Park Stage, hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's on-air personalities. Scheduled performers for 7/10 include Stomp, Rocky, Wicked, and If/Then. Hosted by Delilah and the show Buyer and Cellar.


7/10/2014
Hours: 8pm


Ages: All

Concerts in the Parks
New York Philharmonic

Cunningham Park, Queens - 212-875-5656 - www.nyphil.org

Enter at 193rd Street, near 81st Avenue or Union Turnpike. Concert site is at 193rd Street Field.


7/10/2014
Hours: 7:30pm


Ages: All

Aerosmith: Let Rock Rule
Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

1000 Ocean Parkway - http://www.livenation.com/venues/14252/nikon-at-jones-beach-theater



7/10/2014 - 8/07/2014
Hours: 6pm


Ages: All

Hudson River Park's Riverrocks
Pier 84

43rd Street and Twelfth Avenue - www.riverrocksnyc.org
Price: FREE

7/10 Wild Beasts 7/24 Teenage Fan Club 8/7 Temples


7/10/2014
Hours: 7:30pm

Midsummer Night Swing Octavio Brunetti Tango Orchestra
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500 - www.midsummernightswing.org

Grammy-winning pianist, arranger, and conductor Octavio Brunetti was born and raised in Argentina, where his love of the tango first took hold. He played piano with most of Argentina's important tango singers and musicians such as Alberto Castillo, Domingo Federico, and Rodolfo Mederos, before moving to the US in 2004. Here he formed his own tang... (more)


7/10/2014
Hours: 11pm


Ages: AD

DJ ?uestlove Presents Bowl Train
Brooklyn Bowl

61 Wythe Ave. - 718-963-3369 - www.brooklynbowl.com
Price: $5 advance, $8 day of show

American music legend ?uestlove is continuing his Thursday night residency at Brooklyn Bowl, accompanied by throwback Soul Train videos! His vinyl collection contains more than 50,000 records giving him the ability to tear up the dance floor with the most eclectic sets of hip-hop, house, 80's, rare grooves and a mix of everything in between.


7/10/2014


Ages: All

ROOFTOP FILMS: HAPPY CHRISTMAS
Solar One

24-20 FDR Drive, Service Road East at 23rd Street and the East River - 718-417-7362 - rooftopfilms.com
Price: 13

Special Sneak Preview. Anna Kendrick stars as a newly single woman who crashes with her brother and wreaks havoc on his household in Joe Swanberg’s delicate comedy, which also features energetic turns by Melanie Lynskey and Lena Dunham. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.


7/10/2014
Hours: 6pm


Ages: All

Escort with French Horn Rebellion & Kaviar Disco Club
Watermark

78 South Street - www.facebook.com/events/1426429747605997/
Price: 30.00

Escort with French Horn Rebellion & Kaviar Disco Club Live!


7/10/2014
Hours: 6pm-9pm


Ages: TE,AD

Salsa Party
Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000 - brooklynmuseum.org

Spice up your Thursday with an evening of salsa music, dancing, and performances by Brooklyn's top professional salsa teams. Come at 6 p.m. for a dance lesson. Free with Museum general admission. No R.S.V.P. needed.


7/10/2014
Hours: 7pm


Ages: AD

Adult Puppet Cabaret
The Metroplolitan Room

34 W 22nd St - 212.206.0440
Price: $10

Cabaret and Theatre fans alike are invited to come along to see something they and the cabaret scene has never witnessed before. Adult Cabaret is an all new take on cabaret which blends music, theatre and puppets for a unique entertainment experience. Nicola McEldowney and friends will be performing their Adult Cabaret show at the Metropolitan Room... (more)


7/10/2014
Hours: 9pm-2am


Ages: AD

Home Brewed Opera: Summer JAMZ Edition
Freddy's Bar and Backroom

627 5th Ave - operaontap.com

It's Summertime and the livin' is easy… On July 10th, Opera On Tap celebrates the season with Home Brewed Opera: Summer JAMZ Edition. Join our swingin' singers for a romantic and flirty night of arias - with some surprise pairings of our favorite pop songs! Make sure to come dressed in your best summer beach attire - prizes will be given for th... (more)


7/10/2014
Hours: 7pm & 930pm

Andres Laprida
B.B. King Blues Club & Grill

237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144 - www.bbkingblues.com

Andres Laprida is a guitarist/composer from Argentina, who lives in New York, and has achieved a remarkable exposure through a wide range of assignments. His prolific work as a performer, composer, and producer keeps earning a highly enthusiastic response --from musicians, audience and critics-- ever since the great Brazilian music masters Antonio ... (more)


7/10/2014 - 7/11/2014


Ages: AD

ZEPHYR Happy Hour Cruise
Circle Line Downtown

Pier 16, South Street Seaport - 866-987-2542 - www.circlelinedowntown.com

Experience Happy Hour in glittering style! Cruise along New York Harbor aboard the luxurious ZEPHYR yacht and enjoy a Happy Hour like never before. Straight up or on the rocks, every drink is on the water! It's the hottest way to cool down! Enjoy: 90-Minute Harbor Cruise; Live DJs; 2 Cash Bars; Drink Specials; Sun Deck; Two Fully Enclosed, Climate-... (more)


7/10/2014
Hours: Boarding: 6pm; sailing: 6:30-8:30pm


Ages: AD

Thirsty Thursday Night DJ Dance Cruise - DJ Yonny and 92.3 NOW Street Team
Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises - (Circle Line 42nd Street)

Pier 83, W. 42nd St. and 12th Ave. - 212-563-3200 - www.circleline42.com
Price: $26

With special guest: 92.3 NOW disc jockey DJ Yonny. Why spend your Thursday after work Happy Hour indoors when you take advantage of the warm fresh air and gorgeous New York City Sights. Come and indulge specialty cocktails on Circle Line Sightseeing's brand new spacious, outdoor deck and bar.


7/10/2014
Hours: 7:30pm


Ages: TW,TE,AD

Summer Movie Series: Independence Day
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072 - www.intrepidmuseum.org

Visitors are invited to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets to the screening, which will take place on a huge inflatable screen on the Flight Deck of the aircraft carrier. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and there will be no admission after 8:30 PM. Food and beverages are allowed; however, alcohol is not permitted.


7/10/2014
Hours: 8pm

The Original Wailers
B.B. King Blues Club & Grill

237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144 - www.bbkingblues.com



7/10/2014
Hours: 1-4pm


Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

Harry Potter Month: Three Broomsticks Thursdays
The Scholastic Store

557 Broadway - 212-343-6187 - scholastic.com/sohostore

Meet other fans and enjoy an afternoon of activities inspired by one Harry Potter's favorite hang out spots. Plus, you can help share the magic of books! For every Harry Potter book purchased at the store in July, a copy will be donated to The Pajama Program.


7/10/2014
Hours: 8pm


Ages: AD

Sasheer Zamata, Wyatt Cenac, Aaron Berg, Gary Gulman, Big Jay Oakerson, and more!
The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club

239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600 - www.thestandnyc.com



7/10/2014
Hours: 10pm


Ages: AD

Wyatt Cenac, Mike Lawrence, Gary Gulman, Big Jay Oakerson, Mark Normand, and more!
The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club

239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600 - www.thestandnyc.com



7/10/2014
Hours: 8pm


Ages: AD

Ashley Monroe
Highline Ballroom

431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994 - www.highlineballroom.com

Ashley has been creating music for more than half of her life—attracting along the way kudos from such music world giants as Dolly Parton, Guy Clark, Vince Gill and Jack White. Her new, full-length album release serves both to fill in the back story and impart to us who she is today. At times her songs are dead serious, at others utterly hilarious,... (more)


7/11/2014 - 8/08/2014
Hours: Tues-Fri 10-5pm; Sat. 10-4pm


Ages: All

Faculty and Student Showcase
Pelham Art Center

155 Fifth Avenue, Pelham, NY - 914 738 2525 - pelhamartcenter.org

Pelham Art Center is pleased to present its highly popular Faculty and Student Showcase.


7/11/2014
Hours: 8pm


Ages: All

Concerts in the Parks
New York Philharmonic

Great Lawn, Central Park - 212-875-5656 - www.nyphil.org

Westside entrances: West 81st or 86th Streets at Central Park West. Eastside entrances: East 79th or 85th Streets at Fifth Avenue


7/11/2014 - 7/12/2014


Ages: All

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker - Rosas danst Rosas
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5000 - www.lincolncenterfestival.org

This summer, in a return to her choreographic roots, De Keersmaeker, along with her Belgium-based dance company Rosas, revisits four of her iconic early works - Fase, Four movements to the Music of Steve Reich (1982); Rosas danst Rosas (1983); Elena's Aria (1984); and Bartok/Mikroskosmos (1987) with live music by Ictus - each a seminal event in the... (more)


7/11/2014
Hours: 8pm

Buster Poindexter
City Winery

155 Varick St. - 212-608-0555 - www.citywinery.com/newyork



7/11/2014
Hours: 7:30pm

Midsummer Night Swing Casuarina
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500 - www.midsummernightswing.org

After cultivating its distinct sound in the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa in Rio de Janeiro, Casuarina uses its twelve years of experience to play its own repertoire of new samba and chorinho music. In addition to their own compositions, Casuarina creates original, sophisticated and virtuosic arrangements to an old repertory of classic sambas by le... (more)


7/11/2014
Hours: 8pm

Evening Bat Walks in Central Park
American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100 - www.amnh.org
Price: $40

At dusk, bats leave the warm spaces under city roofs to feed on flying insects. Join Brad Klein, Danielle Gustafson, and other members of the New York City Bat Group for a walk through Central Park. Aided by a detector that amplifies the bats' otherwise inaudible high-frequency chirps, bat watchers monitor and catalogue the species that call the ci... (more)


7/11/2014


Ages: All

ROOFTOP FILMS: BROKEN HEARTED: TWISTED, ROMANTIC SHORT FILMS
Metrotech Commons

5 MetroTech Center - 7184177362 - rooftopfilms.com
Price: 13

A collection of short films that look at love from a different angle and gaze longingly into the darker corners of lust and love. Films include award the directorial debut of Rose McGowan.


7/11/2014


Ages: All

New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma a Lincoln Center Local HD Screening
Flushing Library

41-17 Main Street, Flushing - 212-721-6500 - lincolncenter.org

Live from Lincoln Center rings in the New Year with a special broadcast of the opening gala concert with New York Philharmonic featuring music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma. The concert will feature dance-inspired orchestral works, including Azul by Osvaldo Golijov, a cello concerto written for Ma; the world premier... (more)


7/11/2014
Hours: Noon -4pm


Ages: All

Best Summer Ever Under the Tent
New York Hall of Science

47-01 111th St. - 718-699-0005 - nysci.org

Join NYSCI for scavenger hunts (with prizes), demos, information and workshops about making health and fitness easy, fun and delicious. Learn helpful tips for a more healthy life, gain important skills for improving your fitness level, and learn about the damaging myths surrounding food and exercise. Each day will feature a special workshop related... (more)


7/11/2014
Hours: 7pm


Ages: All

Seaport Music Festival
South Street Seaport

Pier 17 - www.seaportmusicfestival.com
Price: FREE

07/11 Alvvays /Protomartyr 07/18 Calvin Love 07/25 Torres 08/01 The Casket Girls / Snowmine 08/07 Black Bananas / Shockwave Riders 08/15 Boogarins / Jacco Gardner 08/22 Dead Gaze 08/29 Joanna Gruesome / Big UPS


7/11/2014 - 7/13/2014
Hours: 12 p.m.-4 p.m.


Ages: All

Sanpellegrino & Le Fooding Fruitstock Festival
Beach 96th Street

96th Street, Far Rockaway - legrandfooding.com
Price: $40

From July 11th to 13th, Sanpellegrino will bring together some of the most innovative chefs and DJs to celebrate summer. Each day, an Italian-inspired multi-course menu prepared by renowned culinary masters (including Momofuku Milk Bar’s Christina Tosi and the unbeatable Rockaway Taco) will be featured along with the authentically Italian and refre... (more)


7/11/2014
Hours: 12:00pm-1:30pm


Ages: All

The Mr. Met Tour
Citibank

107-01 71st Avenue

The tour will provide Citi customers with a fun-filled experience alongside Mr. Met, New York's beloved mascot. The event will also be hosted by Mets Alumni and SNY Broadcaster Keith Hernandez and include meet-and-greets, photo opportunities and free promotional giveaways.


Ongoing Events

Date: Activity:
Through 1/04/2015 Picturing Science: Museum Scientists and Imaging Technologies - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

More than 20 sets of large-format images showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.


Through 1/06/2016 Gateway to Himalayan Art - The Rubin Museum
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rmanyc.org
Ages: All

Marking the first in a series of yearly rotations, nearly twenty works of art add new dimensions and context to Gateway to Himalayan Art. Visitors will notice a greater emphasis on Hindu works, with beautiful examples from India and Nepal ranging from 12th to 19th centuries, as well as intricately-detailed thangka paintings, manuscript pages, and t... (more)


Through 10/08/2017 Circle of Dance - National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Ages: All

A five-year exhibition that presents Native dance as a vibrant, meaningful, and diverse form of cultural expression. Featuring ten social and ceremonial dances from throughout the Americas, the exhibition illuminates the significance of each dance and highlights the unique characteristics of its movements and music.


Through 3/11/2015 Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection - Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rmanyc.org
Ages: All

A showcase of some of the finest works of art from the museum's collection while highlighting the stylistic diversity and relationships between different strands of Himalayan and neighboring cultural and artistic traditions.


Through 1/04/2015 Body Worlds: Pulse - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/bodyworlds
Ages: All
Price: $19.50-$25

The newest in the renowned BODY WORLDS series, which has presented the human body in groundbreaking ways for discovery to more than 36 million people around the world.


Through 12/31/2014 Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

An exhibition exploring the roles of cats, lions, and other feline creatures in Egyptian mythology, kingship, and everyday life. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egypt imagery for thousands of years. Now, nearly thirty diverse representations of felines from the world-famous Egyptia... (more)


Through 8/03/2014 Design Motifs in Byzantine Art - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Many of the textiles found in Egypt, the southernmost province of the Byzantine Empire, are woven in linen and wool and decorated with a great variety of motifs. Meant to be worn and to decorate domestic and religious spaces, the works on view in this exhibition feature designs that generally refer to abundance and prosperity. Many of the motifs --... (more)


Through 8/15/2014 Working Below Decks - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

Operating the aircraft carrier Intrepid required the skills of 3,000 men, many of whom worked below decks -- far from the excitement of the Flight Deck. In this pop-up exhibit, the Intrepid Museum will highlight a few of these occupations through original ship's equipment that has never before been on public display. Among the equipment to be showc... (more)


Through 10/01/2014 The Fed at 100 - Museum of American Finance
48 Wall St. - 212-908-4110
moaf.org
Ages: All

"The Fed at 100" illuminates the complex workings of the nation's central bank on its centennial anniversary and explores the pivotal role the Federal Reserve has played throughout the history of American finance. The Museum's largest exhibition to date, "The Fed at 100" encompasses three galleries and a theater.


Through 9/21/2014 Designing Modern Women, 1890s-1990s - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Modern design of the 20th century was profoundly shaped and enhanced by the creativity of women -- as muses of modernity and shapers of new ways of living, and as designers, patrons, performers, and educators. This installation, drawn entirely from MoMA's collection, celebrates the diversity and vitality of individual artists' engagement in the mod... (more)


Through 10/05/2014 The Nelson A. Rockefeller Vision: In Pursuit of the Best in the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The Met's Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas (AAOA) celebrates the genesis of its permanent collection with this exhibition. It is organized to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of The Museum of Primitive Art, the direct precursor to AAOA. The Museum of Primitive Art was a pioneering cultural institution that ... (more)


Through 10/12/2014 Natural Histories - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

Inspired by the book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, published in October 2012, this exhibition will include reproductions from more than 20 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works. The works featured in Natural Histories span from the 16th century to the early... (more)


Through 8/31/2014 Lights, Camera, Astoria - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
movingimage.us
Ages: All

This exhibition traces the fascinating history of the Astoria Studio complex, which has been at the heart of filmmaking in New York City since 1920. The studio site was the east-coast home of Paramount Pictures in the silent and early talking-picture eras, a center for independent filmmaking in the 1930s, and the U.S. Army Pictorial Center from Wor... (more)


Through 1/04/2015 Gilded New York - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

Inaugurating the Museum's Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, Gilded New York explores the city's visual culture at the end of the 19th century, when its elite class flaunted their money as never before. In New York, this era was marked by the sudden rise of industrial and corporate wealth, amassed by such titans as Cornelius Vanderbilt and Jay Gould... (more)


Through 8/10/2014 The Power of Poison - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

Cleopatra was said to prefer the bite of an asp, while the powerful Borgia family dispatched their enemies with arsenic in Renaissance Italy. For centuries, humans have marveled at the secrets of poisons and sought to harness their toxic powers -- and this exhibition will explore both the biological basics of poison and the ways in which people hav... (more)


Through 12/09/2014 The Eve of Porn: Linda Lovelace - Museum of Sex
233 Fifth Ave. - 212-689-6337
www.museumofsex.com
Ages: AD

In 1972, Deep Throat, the tale of a woman whose clitoris was located in the back of her throat, became a trailblazer of the pornographic genre. Performing acts of graphic sex on camera, including the signature act of "deep throating," Linda Lovelace, born Linda Boreman, became a household name. Considered "Porn Chic," screenings of Deep Throat were... (more)


Through 9/06/2014 Museum Starter Kit: Open With Care - El Museo Del Barrio
1230 5th Ave. - 212-831-7272
www.elmuseo.org
Ages: All

This exhibition explores the significance of the creation of El Museo by focusing on works of art made by Raphael Montañez Ortiz, as the artist turns 80 this year. Among the works on display by our founder will be his powerful Archaeological Find #21: The Aftermath (1961), a destroyed sofa as sculpture from 1961 that is a signature of the artist's ... (more)


Through 8/09/2014 Presencia: Works from El Museo's Permanent Collection - El Museo Del Barrio
1230 5th Ave. - 212-831-7272
www.elmuseo.org
Ages: All

The most recent exhibition of work from El Museo's permanent collection focuses on ideas of presence and its antithesis, absence. This theme is explored through photography, painting, prints, drawings, masks, and other objects. The exhibition investigates the visibility and invisibility of the human form through the presentation of the body in lite... (more)


Through 12/07/2014 Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C. F. Martin - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Christian Frederick Martin, founder of the great American guitar firm C. F. Martin & Co., was the son of a cabinetmaker in Markneukirchen, Saxony. Martin learned to build instruments from the famed Johann Georg Stauffer in Vienna. Due to the restrictive guilds in Markneukirchen, Martin moved to the United States in 1833, settling first in New York ... (more)


Through 11/15/2014
Hours: Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sat., 9am-5pm; Tues. & Thurs., 9am-7pm; Sun., 1-5pm
From the Western Front and Beyond: The Writings of World War One - The New York Society Library
53 E. 79th St. - 212-288-6900
www.nysoclib.org
Ages: All

To mark the 100th anniversary of World War One, the New York Society Library, NYC's oldest library, presents an exhibition of select literary works and materials from its rare book and extensive open stack collections about the Great War. The exhibition commemorates the war's unprecedented and extraordinary literary output - including memoirs, fict... (more)


Through 7/26/2014
Hours: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-8pm; Fri.-Sat. & Mon., 10am-6pm. Closed Sun.
Motown: The Truth Is a Hit - Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard - 212-491-2200
www.schomburgcenter.org
Ages: All

Featuring items that highlight Motown's inimitable founder Berry Gordy and the institution's most beloved musical acts, this multi-media showcase chronicles one of the most significant record labels in American music history. The Truth Is a Hit explores Motown's early start as Tamla Records in 1959 Detroit through pivotal times in both musical and ... (more)


Through 9/07/2014 The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Displaying exemplary works from painting schools that arose in Japan in the 17th and 18th centuries, this exhibition allows viewers to discover how Japanese painting evolved from the traditional modes of Chinese and Japanese (Yamato-e) styles that had prevailed through medieval times. More than 90 paintings - including 12 sets of folding screens an... (more)


Through 9/21/2014 City as Canvas - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

City as Canvas provides a visual account of graffiti and street art in New York City during the 1970s and 80s, showcasing works from the pioneering collection of Martin Wong (1946-1999). Wong, a noted East Village artist in the 1980s and friend to many graffiti writers, amassed a collection of hundreds of works on paper and canvas, which he donated... (more)


Through 8/18/2014 Making Pottery Art: The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of French Ceramics (ca. 1880-1910) - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Technically experimental and aesthetically ambitious, the vases made by French potters in the years around 1900 pushed the boundaries of the ceramic medium. The recently acquired Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of European Art Pottery includes pieces by the master ceramists Ernest Chaplet, Auguste Delaherche, and Jean Carries, works of imposing si... (more)


Through 5/03/2015 Revolution! Works from the Black Arts Movement - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

During the late sixties and seventies, the Black Arts Movement sprung up in the U.S. as the cultural expression of Black Power politics. Its leadership, which included poets, playwrights, musicians, and fine artists, rejected the dominance of the largely white mainstream art establishments that undervalued their work as black artists and created a ... (more)


Through 10/05/2014 A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Bringing together photographs, films, videos, and works in other mediums, A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio examines the ways in which photographers and artists using photography have worked and experimented within the four walls of the studio space, from photography's inception to today. Featuring both new acquisitions and w... (more)


Through 8/15/2014 Ramallah/New York - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

In conjunction with Documentary Fortnight, Emily Jacir's two-channel video work Ramallah/New York (2004-05), which is part of MoMA's collection, will be installed in The Ronald S. and Jo Carole Lauder Building lobby. Informed by the artist's experience of living in Ramallah and New York between 1999 and 2004, the work juxtaposes images of everyday ... (more)


Through 9/07/2014 The Art of the Brick - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/art-of-the-brick
Ages: All

This exhibition by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of intriguing and inspiring works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: LEGO bricks. This is the world's biggest and most elaborate display of LEGO art ever and features brand-new, never-before-seen pieces by Sawaya.


Through 2/28/2015 A Collection of Ideas - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Museums are defined by their collections, each with a unique point of view that is carefully shaped by curators, who remain mindful of historical precedents as they look ahead to future developments. At the time of The Museum of Modern Art's founding, in 1929, the terms "modern" and "contemporary" coincided effortlessly. Since then, MoMA curators h... (more)


Through 8/03/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sun., 11am-6pm (Fri. until 9pm)
Nalini Malani: Transgressions - Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave. - 212-288-6400
asiasociety.org
Ages: All

Nalini Malani (b. 1946 in Karachi, Pakistan; lives and works in Mumbai, India) is one of the foremost contemporary women artists from India. Her practice utilizes allegory and symbolism as metaphors to explore issues relating to gender, class, and race in a post-colonial world. Formally, her work spans the mediums of painting, sculpture, installati... (more)


Through 2/20/3014
Hours: 8-9pm
Boutique R&B Artist Chaz Langley - Shrine
2271 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd - 2127776727
ChazLangley.com
Ages: All

Boutique R&B artist CHAZ LANGLEY is known for his smooth vocal versatility and mesmerizing songwriting. His music has gained him a live TV appearance on Jimmy Fallon and a music spot on a national TV commercial. Chaz is currently recording his new EP which includes his hot new single "Song of Sorrow", out on iTunes now. For more info, ChazLangle... (more)


Through 9/01/2014 Posters of the Vienna Secession, 1898-1918 - Neue Galerie
1048 Fifth Ave. - 212-628-6200
86th St.
www.neuegalerie.org
Ages: All

A special exhibition on posters of the Vienna Secession, focusing on the period from 1898 to 1918. The Vienna Secession was a groundbreaking artists' association, established in 1897 under the presidency of Gustav Klimt.


Through 2/22/2104
Hours: $22
Fridays at EVR: NYC's Newest Friday Hotspot - EVR
54 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018 - 917-300-8976
Ages: AD
Price: 0

Venue Information: E&R Group (Eric Virgil & Rob Diesel) presents February 21st, 2014 The Grand Opening EVR Fridays with Francis Mercier at EVR located at 54 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018 Ladies are Free before 12:00 on The E&R Group List Gentlemen $20 reduced on The E&G Group List Doors Open at 10pm. Ends at 4am. Music Type... (more)


Through 9/01/2014
Hours: Closed Thurs.
Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

The first comprehensive overview of Italian Futurism to be presented in the United States, this multidisciplinary exhibition examines the historical sweep of the movement from its inception with F. T. Marinetti's Futurist manifesto in 1909 through its demise at the end of World War II.


Through 9/01/2014 Lucas Samaras: Offerings from a Restless Soul - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Featuring over 60 works drawn from The Met's rich collection of the highly idiosyncratic body of work made by Lucas Samaras. The installation includes a new gift of 17 objects that range from Samaras' abstract work of the 1960s to his recent digitally based pieces. Designed with the input of the artist, the installation is installed in both the nor... (more)


Through 2/25/2015 On This Island, Episode #8 - “Siren Song” - Ars Nova
511 West 54th Street - 212-352-3101
web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/9882016
Ages: All
Price: $15

Slant Theatre Project has announced their the next live episode of ON THIS ISLAND, their ongoing live theatrical podcast series. ON THIS ISLAND, Episode #8 “Siren Song” will be hosted by company co-founder Adam Knight. Performers will include opera sensation Anita Rachvelishvili (The Metropolitan Opera’s Carmen and Prince Igor), author Jen McGu... (more)


Through 8/31/2014
Hours: Wed.-Fri., 10am-5pm; Sat. & Sun., 11am-6pm
Highlights from the Collection: Noguchi Archaic/Noguchi Modern - Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Rd., Queens - 718-204-7088
www.noguchi.org
Ages: All
Price: $10 adults; $5 seniors and students wtih ID; free for children younger than 12

The only thing Noguchi loved more than the promise of the future was the sense of belonging to the Earth he derived from working with million and billion year old pieces of rock. Noguchi Archaic/ Noguchi Modern explores a stylistic wormhole that seems to link the ancient past and the distant future in his work.


Through 8/24/2014 Masters of Disguise: The World of Camouflage - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. & 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

For many animals, the ability to hide in plain sight or look like something entirely different is necessary for survival. "Masters of Disguise: The World of Camouflage" explores the art and science of camouflage in the natural world, as well as its cultural adaptations and how the military has utilized these visual techniques in combat. Using digit... (more)


Through 9/01/2014 Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937 - Neue Galerie
1048 Fifth Ave. - 212-628-6200
86th St.
www.neuegalerie.org
Ages: All

The first major museum exhibition devoted to the infamous display of modern art by the Nazis since the presentation originated by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1991. The exhibition contrasts so-called "degenerate" art with officially sanctioned art of the period, while providing the historical and intellectual context of the notorious Mun... (more)


Through 8/03/2014 Other Primary Structures - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3222
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

A major exhibition of sculpture from the 1960s featuring the work of artists from Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe, much of which has rarely been seen in the United States, Other Primary Structures revisits the premise of and builds upon the Museum's seminal 1966 exhibition Primary Structures: Younger American and Br... (more)


Through 7/20/2014 The Black Fives - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

This exhibition covers the pioneering history of the African American basketball teams that existed in New York City and elsewhere from the early 1900s through 1950, the year the National Basketball Association became racially integrated.


Through 9/07/2014 Robert Heinecken: Object Matter - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

This survey exhibition covers five decades of the artist's remarkable, unique practice, from the early 1960s through the late 1990s. Although Heinecken was prolific, this exhibition is a focused presentation of his major works, emphasizing early experiments that investigated technique and materiality and sought to destabilize the very definition of... (more)


Through 9/08/2014 Bodies in Balance - Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rmanyc.org
Ages: All

Bodies in Balance presents the complex, integrated medical, spiritual, and artistic system of Tibetan medicine, providing a new perspective on the relationship between mind, body, and sustained wellbeing. The first major exhibition to examine Tibetan medicine through its diverse visual history, the exhibition illuminates how this healing system has... (more)


Through 9/01/2014 Jasper Johns: Regrets - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Jasper Johns emerged as a leading voice in American art in the late-1950s with paintings of iconic motifs such as flags, targets, and numbers. He has since developed a body of work of extraordinary narrative complexity and technical virtuosity. This exhibition premieres his most recent series of paintings, drawings, and prints, created over the las... (more)


Through 9/07/2014 Palaces for the People: Guastavino and America's Great Public Spaces - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

Throughout the five boroughs are more than 200 long-overlooked marvels of engineering and architectural beauty - the interlocking tile vaults built by Spanish immigrants Rafael Guastavino, Sr. (1842-1908), and his son, Rafael Jr. (1872-1950). The system of structural tile vaults developed by the Guastavinos - lightweight, fireproof, low-maintenance... (more)


Through 4/05/2015
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm
Enlightenment and Beauty: Sculptures by Houdon and Clodion - Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. - 212-288-0700
www.frick.org
Ages: All

Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) and Claude Michel, called Clodion (1738-1814), were two of the foremost sculptors in France during the late eighteenth century, and the Frick houses an important group of their works. In 1915 founder Henry Clay Frick acquired Clodion's terracotta Zephyrus and Flora and, the following year, Houdon's marble bust of the... (more)


Through 9/07/2014 Re: Collection - Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle - 212-299-7777
madmuseum.org
Ages: All

MAD celebrates the fifth anniversary of its move to 2 Columbus Circle with this special exhibition that will survey Chief Curator David McFadden's 16 years at MAD through objects acquired during his tenure. During McFadden's years at MAD, the permanent collection has grown from 800 objects to more than 3,000; in the past 5 years alone, since MAD's ... (more)


Through 9/28/2014 Chicago in L.A.: Judy Chicago's Early Work, 1963-74 - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

Before making her widely known and iconic feminist work of the 1970s, 1980s, and beyond, Judy Chicago explored painting, sculpture, and environmental performance, often using innovative industrial techniques and materials, including auto body painting and pyrotechnics. This survey includes approximately 60 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, p... (more)


Through 8/24/2014 Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the American Civil War - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

To mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War (1861-1865), the New-York Historical Society presents a groundbreaking traveling exhibition, Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the American Civil War, organized by the American Textile History Museum. The exhibition uses quilts, textiles, clothing, and other artifacts to connect deeply movin... (more)


Through 1/05/2015 Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

Discover a world where pterosaurs soared overhead in this exciting new exhibition. A diverse group with more than 150 known species ranging from the size of a sparrow to that of a fighter jet, pterosaurs appeared 220 million years ago and survived for more than 150 million years before becoming extinct. What sets them apart from their dinosaur c... (more)



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