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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 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

Through 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

Through 1/31/2015 Ages: AD

Whitney Cummings Carolines on Broadway
1626 Broadway | 212-757-4100 | www.carolines.com
MORE

Through 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

Through 1/31/2015
Noon-10pm
Ages: TOD,YE,TW,All

Winter Carnival Bryant Park
41 W. 40th St. | 212-768-4242 | bryantpark.org
Embrace the frosty weather and head to Bryant Park's 1st annual Winter Carnival at Bank of America Winter Village! This jam-packed weekend will include: Silent disco partie... MORE

Through 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

Through 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

1/31/2015
7pm
Ages: All

Strawberry Fields The Ultimate Beatles Tribute B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
NYC's Longest Running Beatles Show STRAWBERRY FIELDS featuring former members of Broadway's BEATLEMANIA STRAWBERRY FIELDS is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribu... MORE

1/31/2015
8:30pm
Ages: AD

Cabaret Under The Bridges The Bridges
66 Water Street | 347-987-4504 | www.thebridgesdumbo.com
Featuring Burlesque stars Rosie 15, The Maine Attraction, and Raquel Reed. Aerialists Jason Mejias and Francis Stallings. The Hilarious Manchego! Dance Troupe Jenn... MORE

2/01/2015
5pm
Ages: AD

Super Bowl XLIX The Standard Biergarten
848 Washington | 212-645-4100 |
Game party kicks off at 5pm. Win prizes every quarter. Book a table. All inclusive party includes beer and favorite tailgate foods. Call for reservations, or email b... MORE

2/01/2015 Ages: AD

Super Bowl XLIX at Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. | 718-963-3369 | www.brooklynbowl.com
Come to Brooklyn Bowl for Super Bowl Sunday! There will be 14 HD TVs to view the game, tons of beer, finger food and more! Book for parties now, walk ins welcome, too. MORE

2/01/2015 - 2/02/2015
5pm-1am
Free
Ages: AD

Super Bowl Sunday @ Slate NYC Slate NYC
54 W. 21st St | 917-300-8976 |
Super Bowl Sunday @ Slate NYC Venue Information: E&R Group (Eric Virgil and Rob Diesel) presents Sunday, February 1, 2015 Super Bowl Sunday at Slate NYC located at ... MORE

2/01/2015
Doors: 12:30pm - Show: 1:30pm
$40 adv.; $42.50 door
Ages: All

Gospel Brunch B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
Every Sunday, for the past 9 years, the world famous HARLEM GOSPEL CHOIR has brought their experience of Harlem & the Black Church to BB King's in a foot-stomping, hand-clappi... MORE

2/01/2015
Doors: 12:30pm - Show: 1:30pm
$40 adv.; $42.50 door
Ages: All

Gospel Brunch B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
Every Sunday, for the past 9 years, the world famous HARLEM GOSPEL CHOIR has brought their experience of Harlem & the Black Church to BB King's in a foot-stomping, hand-clappi... MORE

2/01/2015
6:30pm
$25 minimum
Ages: AD

Super Bowl Sunday starring Katy Perry 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
Avoid crowded sports bars with "die hard" football fans and join your friends at 54 Below for The Super Katy Perry Bowl projected on our big screens. Featuring 54 Below-style ... MORE

2/02/2015
7:30pm
Free
Ages: AD

The Williamsburg Spelling Bee Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer St. | 718-302-3770 |
A real adults-only spelling bee with a kinder and gentler three-strikes-you’re-out policy, and a fun, not-too-competitive environment. Winners receive nerdy prizes and a spot ... MORE

2/02/2015
7:30 pm
$15 ($12 Members; $13.50 seniors, students)
Ages: All

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Catching a Comet with the Rosetta Spacecraft American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 |
The Rosetta space mission is one of the most ambitious ever flown. Launched in 2004, Rosetta finally reached its goal in August 2014 when it became the first spacecraft to ren... MORE

2/02/2015
7pm & 9:30pm
Ages: AD

RSO at 54 Below, with Linsday Mendez 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
Ryan Scott Oliver returns to 54 Below with material culled from his diverse and growing body of work: multimedia musical 35mm; southern gothic thriller We Foxes; epic Civil Wa... MORE

2/03/2015 - 2/08/2015 Ages: All

Nederlands Dans Theater 2 Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Ave. | 212-242-0800 | joyce.org
One of the most revolutionary contemporary dance companies in the world, this ensemble of raging young talents was founded in 1978 as an internal training ground for the highl... MORE

2/03/2015 Ages: All

Susanna The Town Hall
123 W. 43rd St. | 212-997-1003 | thetownhall.org
Bridging the genres of oratorio and ballad opera, Handel's intriguing Susanna originally premiered at Covent Garden in 1749. Based on an apocryphal chapter from the biblical B... MORE

2/03/2015
8pm
$30-$95
Ages: All

The Collegiate Chorale presents SUSANNA Town Hall
123 W. 43rd Street | (800)745-3000 |
The Collegiate Chorale continues its 2014-15 season with George F. Handel’s Susanna on February 3, 2015 at 8pm at Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036. Tickets a... MORE

2/03/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

An Evening with Diana Ross Kings Theatre
1027 Flatbush Avenue | 800-745-3000 | www.kingstheatre.com
Diana Ross' famed and remarkable career spanning almost five decades has resulted in her receipt of major awards and accolades and music history milestones. Diana Ross is a c... MORE

2/03/2015 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

2/03/2015
7pm
Ages: AD

Cocomama 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
Cocomama is an All Woman World Latin Fusion ensemble that mixes hard hitting Latin rhythms with subtle musical flavors from all over the globe. The ladies who make up Cocomama... MORE

2/04/2015
7:30pm
Ages: All

Matthew Polenzani, tenor & Julius Drake, piano Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Alice Tully Hall, 1941 Broadway | 212-721-6500 | www.LCGreatPerformers.org
Performing works by Liszt, Satie, and Barber. MORE

2/04/2015 Ages: All

Judy Kuhn Sings Richard Rodgers, Mary Rodgers, and Adam Guettel Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
The Appel Room, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th St. | 212-721-6500 | americansongbook.org
Three-time Tony Award nominee Judy Kuhn returns to American Songbook with a new show celebrating the work of three generations of this extraordinary songwriting family. MORE

2/04/2015
7pm
Free with cash bar
Ages: All

American Museum of Natural History Presents: SciCafe: NYC Subways: Mapping the Urban Microbiome, Genome, and Metagenome American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 |
Geneticists such as Chris Mason, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Biophysics at Weill Cornell University, are combing the New York City subway system to sw... MORE

2/04/2015 Ages: All

Don Giovanni Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 | www.metoperafamily.org
The magnetic Peter Mattei is Don Giovanni, performing alongside the starry ensemble of Elza van den Heever, Emma Bell, and Luca Pisaroni. New York Philharmonic Music Director ... MORE

2/04/2015
7pm (doors open 6:30pm)
Ages: AD

SciCafe: NYC Subways: Mapping the Urban Microbiome, Genome, and Metagenome American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 | www.amnh.org
Geneticists such as Chris Mason, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Biophysics at Weill Cornell University, are combing the New York City subway system to sw... MORE

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