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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

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

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

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

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

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

Objects in Conversation - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Through 6/08/2015

Mao's Golden Mangoes and the Cultural Revolution - China Institute
Through 4/26/2015

Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion - New-York Historical Society
Through 4/19/2015

Thomas Hart Benton's "America Today" Mural Rediscovered - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 4/19/2015

The All-Knowing Buddha: A Secret Guide - Rubin Museum of Art
Through 4/13/2015

Arty Facts - Brooklyn Museum
Through 5/17/2015

David Yarrow Exhibit - Rotella Gallery
Through 10/07/2015

Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Tour - City Sites NY
Through 10/13/2015

Through 4/01/2015 Ages: All

The Fed at 100 Museum of American Finance
48 Wall St. | 212-908-4110 | moaf.org
"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 throu... MORE

Through 4/05/2015
Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm
Ages: All

Enlightenment and Beauty: Sculptures by Houdon and Clodion Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. | 212-288-0700 | www.frick.org
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 h... MORE

Through 3/29/2015 Ages: All

Judith Scott: Bound and Unbound Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway | 718-638-5000 | www.brooklynmuseum.org
Focusing on Scott's critically acclaimed fiber-wrapped, three-dimensional constructions, the exhibition features more than sixty works, including a selection of works on paper... MORE

Through 3/31/2015 Ages: All

100 Years in Post-Production: Resurrecting a Lost Landmark of Black Film History Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. | 212-708-9400 | moma.org
New York producers Klaw & Erlanger mounted their untitled project at virtually the same time that D. W. Griffith began his racist epic "The Birth of a Nation," but they abando... MORE

Through 4/05/2015 Ages: All

The Forever Now: Painting in the New Millennium Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. | 212-708-9400 | moma.org
Featuring works by Richard Aldrich, Joe Bradley, Kerstin Bratsch, Matt Connors, Michaela Eichwald, Nicole Eisenman, Mark Grotjahn, Charline von Heyl, Rashid Johnson, Julie Meh... MORE

Through 4/04/2015 Ages: All

The Left Front: Radical Art in the "Red Decade," 1929-1940 Grey Art Gallery at NYU
100 Washington Square East | 2129986780 | www.nyu.edu/greyart
Highlighting work produced by American artists amid the economic and social devastation of the Great Depression. Joining forces in the John Reed Club and its successor, the Am... MORE

Through 4/03/2015
11:30am-close
Varies
Ages: All

Fish Fridays at the Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar
551 5th Ave at 45th Street | 212-537-0960 |
There’s no need to search any further for a meat-free meal on Fridays during Lent – Tommy Bahama’s Fish Fridays program is back for another year! From February 20th through Ap... MORE

Through 4/04/2015 Ages: All

Lauren Bacall: The Look Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
227 W. 27th St. | 212-217-4558 | fitnyc.edu
A celebration of the film and theater star's unique style in which Bacall's own garments take the spotlight. The exhibition also explores her personal relationships with sever... MORE

Through 3/29/2015
various
Member tickets start at $10 and full price tickets start at $15.
Ages: All

Babble The New 42 Street Studios
229 west 42nd street | 6462233010 | newvictory.org
Dive into the aquatic wonderland of BABBLE when you enter "the bubble," a unique and intimate performance space designed to gently surround you and your baby with new shapes a... MORE

Through 4/04/2015 Ages: All

Macy's Flower Show - The Secret Garden Macy's
151 W. 34th St. | 212-494-4495 | www.macys.com/flowershow
The annual event celebrates the beauty and splendor of flowers. Explore the magnificent architecture and exotic floral displays and the Bouquet of the Day series featuring the... MORE

Through 4/04/2015
8:45pm
Ages: AD

Debbie Harry Cafe Carlyle
35 E. 76th St. | 212-744-1600 | http://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/the-carlyle-new-york/dining/cafe-carlyle
Legendary punk artist Blondie performs. *On Fridays, March 27 & April 3, a second show will be added at 10:45pm. MORE

Through 3/29/2015 Ages: AD

Gotham Chamber Orchestra: Tempest Songbook Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. | 212-535-7710 | www.metmuseum.org
Gotham Chamber Opera presents the final production of the 2014/2015 season, The Tempest Songbook, comprised of incidental music for The Tempest composed in 1695 and att... MORE

Through 3/29/2015 Ages: AD

Sarah Colonna Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. | 212-367-9000 | gothamcomedyclub.com
Sarah was a roundtable regular on the hit late night talk show "Chelsea Lately," and has been for several years. She has also served as a full time writer on "Chelsea Lately,"... MORE

Through 3/29/2015
10am-6pm
$15
Ages: All

The Pier Antiques Show Pier 94
711 12th Ave. | | www.pierantiquesshow.com
Internationally known and a staple for New Yorkers. Celebrities and major designers and decorators from all over the country attend it in droves, and shoppers come from around... MORE

3/29/2015
2pm
Ages: All

Harold and the Purple Crayon Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Rd. | 718-951-4500 | www.brooklyncenteronline.org
A young boy creates worlds to explore, using his limitless imagination and his trusty purple crayon. Join Harold as he rockets to Mars, joins a circus, and meets a king in an ... MORE

3/29/2015 - 7/12/2015 Ages: All

Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980 Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. | 212-708-9400 | moma.org
In 1955 The Museum of Modern Art staged Latin American Architecture since 1945, a landmark survey of modern architecture in Latin America. On the 60th anniversary of that impo... MORE

3/29/2015
2pm
Ages:

Dawn Upshaw soprano & Gil Kalish, piano The Town Hall
123 W. 43rd St. | 212-997-1003 | www.the-townhall-nyc.org
Joining a rare natural warmth with a fierce commitment to the transforming communicative power of music, Dawn Upshaw has achieved worldwide celebrity as a singer of opera and ... MORE

3/29/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

3/29/2015
2pm
$9
Ages: All

Harold and the Purple Crayon Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Road | 718-951-4500 |
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its Target Storybook Series with Enchantment Theatre Company’s The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon... MORE

3/29/2015 - 5/17/2015
2pm
$9-$15
Ages: YE

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts presents 2015 Target Storybook Series Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Road | 718-951-4500 | www.brooklyncenter.org
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to continue its partnership with Target® to bring quality, affordable, and educational performing arts p... MORE

3/29/2015
12pm-8pm
FREE
Ages: All

Luna Park in Coney Island’s 2015 Season Opening Luna Park
1000 Surf Avenue | 646-843-1832 | www.lunaparknyc.com
Luna Park in Coney Island’s season opener, will be taking place on Sunday, March 29th. Guests are welcome to join in the festivities, which will begin at the Cyclone with the ... MORE

3/29/2015
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

3/30/2015
7:30pm
Ages: All

Lisa Batiashvili, violin & Paul Lewis, piano Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Alice Tully Hall, 1941 Broadway | 212-721-6500 | www.LCGreatPerformers.org
Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili matches the pianism of Paul Lewis for this exceptional duo recital. Franz Schubert played both violin and piano, exhibited in these gracefu... MORE

3/30/2015
6pm-8pm
$20
Ages: AD

High Speed Networking - Fasten Your Seatbelts Public House
140 East 41st St | 212-227-6556 |
*Event:* HIGH SPEED NETWORKING NYC - "FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS" *Date*: Monday 30th March 2015 *Time*: 6pm to 8pm *Place*: Public House 140 East 41st Street (Between Lexi... MORE

3/30/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

The Broadway Musicals of 1940-1964 The Town Hall
123 W. 43rd St. | 212-997-1003 | www.the-townhall-nyc.org
The critically acclaimed Broadway by the Year series enters its fifteenth season offering 100 years of Broadway history in four incredible evenings. Each concert will cover a... MORE

3/30/2015
6pm-8pm
$20
Ages: AD

High Speed Networking - Fasten Your Seatbelts Public House
140 East 41st St | 212-227-6556 |
*Event:* HIGH SPEED NETWORKING NYC - "FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS" *Date*: Monday 30th March 2015 *Time*: 6pm to 8pm *Place*: Public House 140 East 41st Street (Between Lexi... MORE

3/30/2015 Ages: All

Don Carlo Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 | www.metoperafamily.org
Dynamic maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts Verdi's ambitious score with a stand-out cast in Nicholas Hytner's handsome production. Yonghoon Lee sings the title role, with B... MORE

3/30/2015
7:30pm
Ages: AD

Seasons of Broadway, Featuring Adam Pascal, Telly Leung, Mandy Gonzalez, Marcus Paul James B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
ADAM PASCAL (Rent, Memphis, Aida) TELLY LEUNG Godspell, Glee, Pacific Overtures) MANDY GONZALEZ (In The Heights, Wicked, Lennon ) MARCUS PAUL JAMES ... MORE

3/30/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

Lez Zeppelin Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. | 212-414-5994 | www.highlineballroom.com
Performing One Of The Most Legendary Live ZEP Concerts in History - Knebworth Festival (8/11/79) - in its entirety! MORE

3/30/2015
7:30pm
Ages: AD

Seasons of Broadway B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
ADAM PASCAL (Rent, Memphis, Aida) TELLY LEUNG (Godspell, Glee, Pacific Overtures) MANDY GONZALEZ (In The Heights, Wicked, Lennon) MARCUS PAUL JAMES (Motown, Rent, In The... MORE

3/31/2015 - 4/02/2015
7:30pm
Ages: AD

Liz Gerring Dance Company glacier Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Ave. | 212-242-0800 | joyce.org
When glacier made its world premiere in September 2013, The New York Times proclaimed that it was an "enthralling and important new work" that had "wit without quirkiness, pas... MORE

3/31/2015 - 4/21/2015
11am-6pm
free
Ages: All

Spring Blooms with Color, Culture, and Art in NYC Agora Gallery
530 West 25th Street | 212-226-4151 | www.agora-gallery.com
Travel around the world in twenty-two days with three international art exhibits this April at Agora Gallery. With East Meets West: An Exhibition of Fine Art from Asia, artist... MORE

3/31/2015 Ages: All

Ernani Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 | www.metoperafamily.org
James Levine and Placido Domingo reunite for Levine's first Met Ernani since 1983 and Domingo's first-ever performances of the baritone role of Don Carlo. Francesco Meli stars... MORE

3/31/2015 - 12/31/2015 Ages: All

Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Pl | 646-437-4200 | www.mjhnyc.org
Through a showcase of vintage furnishings, housewares, and graphics, this exhibition explores how Jewish émigré and American-born designers and architects helped spark America... MORE

4/01/2015
6:30pm
Ages: All

Great Voices on Film: Mahagonny Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th St. | 212-601-1000 | www.LCGreatPerformers.org
Highlighting Weill's Berlin period with an incontestably great work that resulted from his rich but stormy collaboration with Bertold Brecht: The Rise and Fall of the City of ... MORE

4/01/2015
8:40pm
Ages: All

Great Voices on Film: Seven Deadly Sins Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th St. | 212-601-1000 | www.LCGreatPerformers.org
Fleeing Nazi Germany, Kurt Weill found refuge in Paris, where he composed another great work with Bertold Brecht, Seven Deadly Sins, presented here in a 1993 production direct... MORE

4/01/2015 - 4/04/2015 Ages: All

Rashaun Mitchell New York Live Arts Theater
219 W. 19th St. | 212-924-0077 |
Rashaun Mitchell, a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of two New York Dance and Performance "Bessie" Awards, presents his newest evening-length work featuring performer... MORE

4/01/2015 Ages: TE,AD

Bjork New York City Center
131 W. 55th St. | 212-581-1212 | www.nycitycenter.org
Bjork performs songs from her new release, Vulnicura. Also March 28, April 1, 4. MORE

4/01/2015
7:30pm - 10pm
10.00
Ages: AD

The Gorgeous Mosaic Starring Christian Finnegan Q.E.D.
27-16 23rd Ave | (347) 451-3873 |
Christian Finnegan has lived in New York City for nearly twenty-three years. The question is…why? From rat-infested apartments to bicycle confrontations to overly-intimate del... MORE

4/01/2015
7pm
Free with cash bar
Ages: AD

American Museum of Natural History Presents: SciCafe: Why Walk on Two Legs? The Pros and Cons of Bipedalism American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 |
Doors open at 6:30 pm Program begins at 7 pm Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis Free with cash bar 21+ with ID Enter at 77th Street Walking on two ... MORE

4/01/2015 Ages: All

Lucia di Lammermoor Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 | www.metoperafamily.org
New coloratura talent Albina Shagimuratova sings bel canto's unhinged bride, delivering opera's most thrilling mad scene. Joseph Calleja is her tragic lover. Mary Zimmerman's ... MORE

4/01/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine & Don Jamieson from That Metal Show B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
EDDIE TRUNK is the leading voice in the world of rock and metal music. Since 1983 he has been a champion for the music and bands he loves without the cliches usually associate... MORE

4/01/2015 - 4/14/2015 Ages: AD

Patti LuPone The Lady with the Torch 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
Patti LuPone's appearances at 54 Below have already achieved the status of legend. Experiencing the great diva in the intimate atmosphere of 54 Below is not only a never-to-be... MORE

4/02/2015 - 4/05/2015 Ages: TOD,YE,TW

Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales Kings Theatre
1027 Flatbush Avenue | 800-745-3000 | www.kingstheatre.com
Prepare to laugh, sing and dance as you step into a world of wonder where wishing is only the beginning and dreams really do come true in Disney Live! presents Three Classic F... MORE

4/02/2015
7pm
Ages: AD

Ron Sexsmith Album Release Show City Winery
155 Varick St. | 212-608-0555 | www.citywinery.com/newyork
MORE

4/02/2015
11pm
$5 advance, $8 day of show
Ages: AD

DJ ?uestlove Presents Bowl Train Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. | 718-963-3369 | www.brooklynbowl.com
American music legend ?uestlove is continuing his Thursday night residency at Brooklyn Bowl, accompanied by throwback Soul Train videos! His vinyl collection contains more tha... MORE

4/02/2015
6pm
$10
Ages: AD

Pants Velour and Oxymorrons at Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue | 631-275-8556 | www.brooklynbowl.com
http://www.brooklynbowl.com/event/809287 On April 2nd at Brooklyn Bowl, two NYC-based groups, Pants Velour? and Oxymorrons will be performing together and bringing a hyped-... MORE

4/02/2015 Ages: All

Don Carlo Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 | www.metoperafamily.org
Dynamic maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts Verdi's ambitious score with a stand-out cast in Nicholas Hytner's handsome production. Yonghoon Lee sings the title role, with B... MORE

4/03/2015 - 8/23/2015 Ages: All

Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway | 718-638-5000 | www.brooklynmuseum.org
Brooklyn-born artist Jean-Michel Basquiat filled numerous notebooks with poetry fragments, word play, sketches, and personal observations ranging from street life and popular ... MORE

4/03/2015 Ages: All

Billy Joel Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza | 866-858-0008 | thegarden.com
Billy Joel returns to the Time Warner Cable Concert Series at Madison Square Garden. The performance, presented by Q104, will be Billy Joel's first time back at the venue sinc... MORE

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