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Treasures From the Nationalmuseum of Sweden Come to the Morgan Library

(March 29, 2017) - Considered one of New York City’s greatest treasures, the Morgan Library & Museum showcases manuscripts, art, history, and architecture, and through May 14th, Treasures from the Nationalmuseum of Sweden: The Collections of Count Tessin. An extraordinary group of more than 75 masterpieces are on display while Sweden’s largest and most distinguished art institution is undergoing a major refurbishment. (read the story...)

Cooper Hewitt: “The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s”

(March 24, 2017) - From flapper fashion to the Art Deco skyscrapers that still dot the New York skyline, the 1920s was one of the most seminal periods for American art and design. Visitors to New York's Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum can celebrate the aesthetics of this groundbreaking era at the upcoming exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s, opening April 7th. (read the story...)

What to See at Juilliard This Spring

(March 24, 2017) - Founded in 1905, The Juilliard School is a world leader in performing arts education, training gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world. Being accepted at Juilliard is a huge step in a performer's career, and a visitor to New York can experience the talent by paying a visit to one of the school's active theatres. (read the story...)

Explore New York on Sacred Sites Open House Weekend

(March 22, 2017) - New York's diverse houses of worship open their doors to the public for the seventh annual Sacred Sites Open House Weekend, coming up May 20-21, 2017. The Landmarks Conservancy hosts this free event, which celebrates art, architecture, and history. This year's theme, Stained Glass: Windows on this World and the Next, highlights works of American stained glass masters including John LaFarge, Henry Sharp, and Louis Comfort Tiffany, as well as prominent European artists and studios. (read the story...)

NYC's Museum of Chinese in America Gets a Little Sour, Sweet, Bitter, and Spicy

(March 21, 2017) - Mission Chinese Food, Xi’an Famous Foods, P.F. Chang’s, Fung Tu, and Mandarin Restaurant…these are some of the most beloved and influential Chinese restaurants across America, a country that’s just beginning to acquire a Chinese “food voice.” Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy: Stories of Chinese Food and Identity in America, the latest exhibit at downtown New York's Museum of Chinese in America, features the founding chefs from all of these culinary heavyweights, incorporating their stories into a narrative that includes the sharing of dishes and the integration of Chinese culture in America. (read the story...)

Founding Mothers: 'Saving Washington' at New-York Historical Society

(March 17, 2017) - While most historical accounts of the Revolutionary Era focus on the Founding Fathers, the New-York Historical Society is turning its attention to an oft-forgotten group: women. The museum is kicking off its new Center for Women’s History, which officially opens in late April, with Saving Washington, an exhibition exploring the impact women made in America’s earliest years. (read the story...)

NYC for Chocolate Lovers

(March 14, 2017) - If you’ve got a craving for chocolate, nothing else will do. Fortunately, if you’re headed to NYC, there are plenty of havens for chocolate lovers spread out around the entire city. Rounded up below are our top five picks for chocolate fans, ranging from a Jacques Torres Chocolate Museum in his Manhattan chocolate factory to a Brooklyn Chocolate Tour that takes you through some of Brooklyn’s most up and coming neighborhoods. Enjoy! (read the story...)

The Chill Apple: A New York State of Relaxation

(March 14, 2017) - "Chill" and "NYC" aren't two words you normally think of together, but it is possible to relax in New York. Even locals get in on that action—with schedules packed and so many places to go and things to do in New York, it’s no wonder that many are yearning to slow down and reconnect. (read the story...)

Get Your LOOT: Jewelry as an Art Form at NYC's Museum of Arts and Design

(March 14, 2017) - The Museum of Arts and Design will be hosting their annual LOOT: MAD About Jewelry exhibit and shopping experience this April, and it’s sure to be one for the books. LOOT presents visitors with the opportunity to eyeball some of the most innovative pieces of jewelry from around the globe, and better yet, all of the jewelry on display is available for purchase if something special captures your attention. One of New York City’s most unique museum experiences, you won’t want to miss out on LOOT 2017, running from April 4th through April 8th at the Museum of Arts and Design. (read the story...)

View Masters: Small Museum Exhibitions This Spring in NYC

(March 10, 2017) - Here’s the thing about museums in New York City: There’s an exhibition for every taste, every whim, every mood. In early 2017, we encourage you to get out there and experience some of the smaller but equally significant museums in the city—they’ve got everything from glittery handbags to the Himalayas. (read the story...)

Museum of Arts and Design: Counter-Couture Exhibition

(March 07, 2017) - The 1960s and 70s in America were a time of great upheaval, as the country faced the Vietnam War, Watergate, and fought for civil rights. Through this struggle, however, great art was born, as members of the flourishing counterculture movement used clothing and art to express their identities and fight for change. These fashions are now the subject of Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture, a new exhibition on display at the Museum of Arts and Design. (read the story...)

Psychiatric Art: American Folk Art Museum's Upcoming Exhibitions

(March 07, 2017) - The American Folk Art Museum will be ushering in two new exhibitions this spring and summer, both of which come from artists whose works were entirely created in psychiatric hospitals. Carlo Zinelli (1916 -1974) and Eugen Gabritschevsky: Theater of the Imperceptible explore the work of two phenomenal artists who didn’t begin painting until late into their adult lives, and the creations that came from their stays in psychiatric hospitals are some of the most captivating artworks to have ever been displayed in the American Folk Art Museum. (read the story...)

Marching On: How to Celebrate Women's History Month in NYC

(March 07, 2017) - March officially marks Women’s History Month, and what better way to spend your time in the city than by checking out some of New York’s coolest women-centric events, screenings, and tours? Rounded up below are our top five picks for how to celebrate Women’s History Month in NYC, from painting your own Frida inspired self-portrait to photographing all of Central Park’s iconic female statues. (read the story...)

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern at the Brooklyn Museum

(March 03, 2017) - Long before she was an icon of the Southwest, the artist Georgia O’Keeffe was a New Yorker. She lived in NYC for three decades on her way to establishing herself as “The Mother of American Modernism.” Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern, now open at the Brooklyn Museum, shows off this artistic mastery with a fresh angle: O’Keeffe’s wardrobe, which both reflected and furthered her Modernist identity. (read the story...)

What To Expect at NYC Pride 2017

(February 28, 2017) - New York City will be celebrating its 48th Pride Week this year from June 16th to June 25th. Mark your calendar and be a part of NYC’s biggest LGBT celebration. If you’ve ever attended NYC’s Pride Week, then you know that the party doesn’t stop. With a recently revealed theme and a line-up of spectacular events (including both annual events and new events), NYC Pride Week 2017 is shaping up to be one of the best the city has ever seen. (read the story...)

Coming Soon! Center for Women's History at the New-York Historical Society

(February 24, 2017) - The New-York Historical Society will be opening the Center for Women, the country’s first public exhibition and educational center dedicated to women’s history, in April 2017. The soon-to-be-opened Center for Women will be located on New-York Historical Society’s fourth floor and will combine permanent exhibitions with temporary exhibitions that explore how women brought about change long before they even had access to voting. (read the story...)

The Brooklyn Museum: A World-Class Home for Culture

(February 24, 2017) - If Brooklyn was a city on its own and not a borough of NYC, it would be the fourth largest metropolis in the U.S. (and closing in fast on Chicago for third place). Brooklyn has become a tourist destination to rival Manhattan, complete with its own world-class institution: the Brooklyn Museum. Just 20 minutes from Manhattan you’ll find a priceless collection that will surprise you with its range, from ancient Egypt to European masterpieces to a feast of decorative art. (read the story...)

The Onassis Cultural Center Presents Black Frames: A Contradiction of Emotions

(February 21, 2017) - A newly commissioned work will soon be arriving at the Onassis Cultural Center, so mark your calendars for March 9. Black Frames, a mixed media work by artist Jannis Varelas, will be put on display to act as a counterpoint to the exhibition, A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 BC–200 AD. Completely free and open to the public, the Onassis Cultural Center should be on every NYC visitor’s bucket list. (read the story...)

What to See During NYC's Asia Week (3/9-3/18/17)

(February 17, 2017) - Mark your calendars for March 9th through March 18th, when Asia Week takes over New York City to celebrate culture and artworks from every Asian culture. Dealers, auction houses, museums, and institutions open their doors for the much-anticipated event, both educating the public and providing opportunities to purchase some of the most coveted of Asian artworks. Check out our top five “to dos” during Asia Week below. (read the story...)

In Vivid Bloom—New York Botanical Garden's The Orchid Show: Thailand

(February 17, 2017) - This year marks the 15th anniversary of The New York Botanical Garden's extremely popular Orchid Show, in the sprawling Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, opening February 18th. To add a new spin, NYBG created a Thailand-themed show this year, with good reason. (read the story...)

What to See at NYC's Museum of Jewish Heritage

(February 07, 2017) - The Museum of Jewish Heritage is one of New York City’s most intriguing museums, holding essential elements of recent Jewish history within its walls. Highlighted below are four of the museum’s must-see exhibitions for early 2017 (two permanent and two temporary). If you find yourself in lower Manhattan, be sure to stop by the Museum of Jewish Heritage and take in its many stories of the Jewish people and their history. (read the story...)

NYC's Winter Museum Must-Sees

(February 03, 2017) - When it comes to culture, New York is hard to beat. From art to history to literature, the city’s institutions are packed with exhibits that gather together the treasures of the world. Check out these intriguing shows coming up for winter, 2017. (read the story...)

What to See at the Met Opera

(February 03, 2017) - The Metropolitan Opera was originally founded in 1883, and to this day it remains a vibrant home for many of the world’s most talented singers, designers, and conductors. The 2016-2017 season has quite the lineup of operas, ranging from Carmen to Tristan and Isolde. If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed when trying to decide which show to get tickets for, you’re in luck. Rounded up below are our top five picks for the Met Opera’s winter-spring 2017 operas. (read the story...)

Indelible Marks: Tattooed New York at the New-York Historical Society

(February 02, 2017) - Tattoos are an intimate means of expressing one’s identity and experiences. First seen in North America in the early 1700s on Iriquois Indians, the popularity of tattoos in New York increased over the next three centuries, with artists establishing shops in the Bowery and Coney Island. The New-York Historical Society’s Tattooed New York chronicles the origins of tattoos from early Native American body art to being gradually embraced by sailors, women, and high society personalities, on through the city's current tattoo renaissance. (read the story...)

Spring Preview: Fashion Takes the Lead at the Museum of Arts and Design

(January 30, 2017) - The Museum of Arts and Design is promising a thrilling spring lineup of exhibitions that will focus in on the past, present, and future of fashion in 2017. You’re invited to see it all. If you find yourself in New York City between the months of March and August, be sure to stop by and check out any and all of these three engaging exhibits. (read the story...)


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This Week in NYC

(3/29-4/5) Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. Read on for our picks for the best of this week in New York City. click here

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