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On the Border with Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care at the Museum of Arts and Design

(July 12, 2018) - Come see Tanya Aguiñiga’s giant fringed umbrella, tapestries of knots made by commuters traveling the border, and other pieces made through community partnerships on both sides of the U.S./Mexico divide. (read the story...)

Édouard Manet’s "Woman in Striped Dress" in a Startling Restoration at the Guggenheim

(July 11, 2018) - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, a prestigious organization with museums around the world, has sponsored the restoration of a special painting: Woman in Striped Dress (ca. 1877-80) by Édouard Manet. The dramatic results, now on display at the museum, reveal the painting’s heretofore hidden colors. (read the story...)

What to See at the Morgan Library & Museum

(July 11, 2018) - This summer, come see the special exhibitions on view at the Morgan Library & Museum, housed in magnificent facilities that mix new world with old. (read the story...)

Up the Down Staircase: Escher Exhibition & Experience Comes to Brooklyn

(July 11, 2018) - This year, Escher’s work will enjoy an extended stay in Brooklyn—specifically, the undersung neighborhood of Industry City. At ESCHER: The Exhibition & Experience, around 200 of Escher’s pieces are on display, in addition to work by other artists, fashion designers, filmmakers, and more who have been inspired by Escher. (read the story...)

9/11 Museum Debuts “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11” This Summer in NYC

(June 27, 2018) - This summer, come see “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11”, a special exhibition at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. This exhibit will explore the uplifting moments at sporting events following the September 11 attacks. (read the story...)

From Milliner to Photographer: Bill Cunningham's Work Celebrated at N-Y Historical Society

(June 19, 2018) - Always modestly dressed, veteran New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham preferred the attention on his subjects. In the new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society, Celebrating Bill Cunningham, he gets his time in the spotlight. (read the story...)

From Art to Economics: What to See and Do at NYC's China Institute

(June 15, 2018) - Whether your interest in things Chinese relates to art, language, programs for kids and teens or cultural topics, Lower Manhattan's China Institute is a great resource. Read on for our picks for what to see there now. (read the story...)

Escape to Georgia O'Keeffe's Visions of Hawaii at The New York Botanical Garden

(June 13, 2018) - The 250-acre New York Botanical Garden, now a National Historic Landmark, was founded in 1881, six years before the birth of Georgia O’Keeffe, whose Hawaiian paintings inspired NYBG’s current thematic show: Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii, on view until October 28, 2018. (read the story...)

Flatiron Summer Series Offers Tech Classes, Fitness, and Games—for Free!

(June 08, 2018) - The Flatiron Summer Series is a schedule of weekly free events like digital marketing classes, kickboxing, and jazz with a scoop of gelato. (read the story...)

An Incredible Giacometti Retrospective Comes to the Guggenheim

(June 01, 2018) - Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), a Modernist sculptor, was a master of perspective. His elongated human figures, spindly miniatures, and ghostly paintings and drawings invite the viewer to lean in close and evaluate the work on its own terms rather than those of the viewer herself. June 8, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York presents Giacometti, an exhibition of over 175 works by the artist. (read the story...)

Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms at New-York Historical Society

(May 30, 2018) - For a look at American popular culture of the Rockwell/Roosevelt era, visit the first floor galleries at the New-York Historical Society to see Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms, a new exhibition that gives insight into how Rockwell’s paintings united public opinion behind President Roosevelt’s call for the defense of universal rights. (read the story...)

Why You Should See the Frick Collection

(May 25, 2018) - What if you could tour the home of an art collector? You’d see masterpieces hanging inside beautiful interiors and peek in on the life of someone with impeccable taste. That’s exactly what you get at The Frick Collection. This mansion on Fifth Avenue formerly housed Pittsburgh industrialist Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919). (read the story...)

Live Orchestra al Fresco: New York Philharmonic's Concerts in the Parks

(May 25, 2018) - Every year since 1965, the New York Philharmonic has toured the public parks of New York City, bringing free music to anyone with two ears and a picnic blanket. This year, the Concerts in the Park series will last from June 12 to 17, including a diverse program of music to liven up your summer evening. (read the story...)

Kids Use Their ImagiNATIONS at NYC's National Museum of the American Indian

(May 23, 2018) - Entertaining learning experiences for kids abound at the new ImagiNATIONS Center at the National Museum of the American Indian, where a series of lively, interactive galleries awaits. (read the story...)

What’s On and Upcoming at Cooper Hewitt, the Smithsonian Design Museum

(May 17, 2018) - At the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, you’re introduced to the world of design in the masterpiece that is Carnegie Mansion. This gorgeous, historical house on Museum Mile is filled with innovations in all kinds of design, from home furnishings to architecture to paper goods. (read the story...)

Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination at The Met

(May 10, 2018) - Those who worship at the altar of fashion will be in seventh heaven at The Metropolitan Museum’s spring costume exhibit. Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination reflects the influence of religious art, ceremony, and imagery on clothing design. (read the story...)

What to Do on Your Visit to the Louis Armstrong House in Queens

(May 04, 2018) - A lesser-known museum in New York is jazz hero Louis Armstrong’s home, which has been preserved since his death in 1971, its fabulous mid-century decor intact. The site is informative and beautiful and is located in Corona, Queens. This is a residential area without much tourist traffic, but that’s your chance to scope out some authentic New York and enjoy the best of what the area has to offer. (read the story...)

Walk This Way: Historic Footwear From the Stuart Weitzman Collection

(April 23, 2018) - For three decades, along with running his eponymous company, Stuart Weitzman and his wife Jane have been collecting vintage footwear. Now, 100 items from their cache are on display in Walk This Way at the New-York Historical Society, supplemented by items and archival items from the museum’s own collection and some contemporary creations by Weitzman and other designers. (read the story...)

What Special Exhibitions Are at the National Museum of the American Indian in NYC?

(April 20, 2018) - Wondering what special exhibitions are at the National Museum of the American Indian in NYC? This lesser-known museum contains an arresting collection of art and artifacts from the native tribes of North, Central, and South Americas, as well as the Caribbean. (read the story...)

Weekly Family Programs This Spring at the New-York Historical Society

(April 13, 2018) - Bring your family to one of these rich cultural experiences, most of them free with museum admission, this spring at the New-York Historical Society. (read the story...)

Historic Lower East Side Synagogues

(April 13, 2018) - Whether you are interested in history, Judaism, architecture, or even none of the above, there is a lot to enjoy at three old synagogues on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the most famous immigrant district in a city renowned for its immigrant history. All three can be visited in a few hours as distances between them are small. (read the story...)

What Are the Oldest Places in New York City?

(April 06, 2018) - What are the oldest establishments in NYC? Everyone in the city is generally in such a hurry to eat at/walk by/gaze at/climb the top of whatever is newest, that we sometimes forget that one of the things that makes the city so great is its history. (read the story...)

QUEENIE: Latina Art From El Museo del Barrio’s Collection at HEH Gallery

(March 23, 2018) - From March 21 to June 23, 2018, art from the El Museo del Barrio collection will be on display at the Hunter East Harlem Gallery. Called QUEENIE, this exhibition will focus on Latina artists from the Caribbean, South America, Central America, and the Latinx diaspora. (read the story...)

Memory Unearthed: Henryk Ross Photographs at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

(March 09, 2018) - Recovered like buried treasure after the Second World War, the photographs of Henryk Ross survive to tell the hidden story of the Lodz Ghetto. Two hundred of these photographs are on view now at the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. The exhibition is called Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross. (read the story...)

The Best New York Dance Performances of Spring 2018

(March 09, 2018) - Dance lovers are spoilt for choice in New York City, as the city’s stages host everything from the world’s top dance companies to exciting emerging artists. Here are some of the upcoming dance performances in all disciplines to look forward to this spring. (read the story...)


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