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Celebrate Architecture at Open House New York Weekend

(October 05, 2018) - To see special spaces that make New York the fascinating place it is, join the 16th annual Open House New York (OHNY) Weekend. This year’s celebration of architecture and urban design takes place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 12-14, 2018. (read the story...)

Wingardium Leviosa! Harry Potter: A History of Magic Opens

(October 05, 2018) - What with Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the Off-Broadway parody Puffs, the November opening of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, and now Harry Potter: A History of Magic, the much-anticipated exhibit at the New-York Historical Society that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, anyone who's wild about Harry has no shortage of options. (read the story...)

The Best Cooking Classes in NYC

(September 28, 2018) - New York boasts endless restaurants, so it also boasts an endless amount of chefs. Cooking classes in New York give you access to experienced and helpful kitchen pros who can teach you the basics of knife-wielding, animal butchery, making pasta from scratch, and even shopping for groceries. Take a date, a friend, or a group to one of these phenomenal cooking classes, offered throughout the year and fueled by a love of food. (read the story...)

What to See During the 2018-19 Met Opera Season

(September 28, 2018) - The beauty of The Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-2019 calendar is not only that it’s flush with new productions, repertory favorites, and a charmed circle of performers, its new Music Director—Montreal-born Yannick Nézet-Séguin—is assuming his new post two-seasons ahead of schedule. (read the story...)

Why You Should Visit the Rubin Museum of Art

(September 24, 2018) - While you’re exploring the galleries in Chelsea, take time to relax at the Rubin Museum of Art, a uniquely meditative look at the art of the Himalayan region. At the Rubin, you’ll walk a spiral staircase to a wondrous six floors of galleries housed in the former site of the department store Barneys. (read the story...)

2018 DUMBO Dance Festival Preview

(September 21, 2018) - Arts lovers wanting to check out a variety of dance companies this fall—without breaking the bank—should head over the Brooklyn Bridge to Dumbo, where the DUMBO Dance Festival will be spotlighting work by 70 companies this October in its four-day festival. (read the story...)

What to Do and Where to Eat at New York Comic Con 2018

(September 14, 2018) - New York Comic Con returns to the Javits Center for the convention's 12th year, October 4th through 7th, 2018. This year the Con has even extended its wings to feature an anime-only convention at Pier 94 called Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo. Wondering what events you can attend (and where to eat afterwards)? We've got the highlights of New York Comic Con 2018. (read the story...)

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power at Brooklyn Museum

(September 11, 2018) - Proponents of Black Power had no better advocates than the artists among their ranks. Painters, sculptors, and performance artists rose up during this era to make protest art that spoke to the black experience in America and critiqued the white establishment that resisted them. Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power at the Brooklyn Museum features over 150 works of art inspired by this vital sociopolitical movement. (read the story...)

Upcoming Film Exhibits and Screenings at the Museum of the Moving Image

(September 07, 2018) - It’s hard to imagine life without movies, but the medium is only 130 years old. The Museum of the Moving Image is a temple to filmmaking in Astoria, Queens, and deserves a visit if you’re a film buff—or just really like the Muppets (read on for more). (read the story...)

Voice of My City: Jerome Robbins and New York at the NYPL

(September 07, 2018) - From Broadway stages to ballet studios, legendary choreographer Jerome Robbins made an indelible mark on New York City’s dance scene during his multifaceted career. As the dance world now celebrates Robbins’ centennial, a new exhibition will honor the man and his work in one of the NYC spots most associated with Robbins: Lincoln Center. (read the story...)

Experience the Historic Brooklyn Waterfront at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

(August 08, 2018) - The Brooklyn Historical Society has established a second location in DUMBO to orient visitors to the area’s rich history. (read the story...)

9 Amazing Movie Theater Alternatives in NYC

(August 07, 2018) - Alternative movie theaters in New York City open up the worlds of VR, 4D, and deluxe experiences where you can enjoy craft cocktails and fries while checking out a great film. At these 9 movie theaters in NYC, you’ll find an experience no home theater can replicate. (read the story...)

Japan Society: Timeless Tradition in the Heart of Manhattan

(August 02, 2018) - Steps away from the United Nations, the Japan Society in Midtown East welcomes anyone interested in things Japanese. From September through June, the Japan Society offers performing arts—music, plays, play readings, and dance. (read the story...)

NYC's Best Summer Dance Performances and Festivals

(July 20, 2018) - New York City is home to some of the best dance performances in the world – and while summer sees some of the city’s biggest companies head out of town, there’s still plenty to discover this July and August. Enjoy dance styles from ballet to Broadway this summer at these upcoming dance performances and events. (read the story...)

Check It Out: Use Your NYC Library Card to Visit 33 NYC Museums for FREE

(July 17, 2018) - If you are a card carrying member of the New York Public Library Queens Library, or Brooklyn Library who is 13 years or older, you can now visit 33 NYC museums—FREE, one time, with New York's new Culture Pass program. (read the story...)

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...)


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