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Free Things to Do in Manhattan This Weekend - January 17-January 19

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There's no denying that Manhattan is the sparkle in New York City's eye, but that doesn't mean you have to dump out your wallet to hang out there. City Guide's compiled all the best free things to do in Manhattan this weekend, and for those wanting to explore the city's most famous borough on the cheap, this is your go-to guide.

Marshall Kearse, Trumpet - The Juilliard School
January 17, 2020 - New York

Marshall Kearse, Trumpet

Max Tan, Violin - The Juilliard School
January 17, 2020 - New York

Max Tan, Violin

Kate Liu, Piano - The Juilliard School
January 17, 2020 - New York

ROBERT SCHUMANN Arabeske in C major, op. 18ROBERT SCHUMANN Fantasie in C major, op. 17JOHANNES BRAHMS Piano Sonata no. 3 in F minor, op. 5

Pre-College Youth Chorus - The Juilliard School
January 18, 2020 - New York

Pre-College Youth Chorus

Katelyn Moon, Violin - The Juilliard School
January 18, 2020 - New York

Katelyn Moon, Violin

Alexis Chae, Viola - The Juilliard School
January 18, 2020 - New York

Alexis Chae, Viola

George Wolfe-McGuire, Cello - The Juilliard School
January 18, 2020 - New York

George Wolfe-McGuire, Cello

Map Student Recital | Clarinet - The Juilliard School
January 18, 2020 - New York

Juilliard's Music Advancement Program (MAP) educates music students ages 8 to 18 on Saturdays. See their series of free student recitals throughout the year!

Heechan Alex Ku, Cello - The Juilliard School
January 18, 2020 - New York

Heechan Alex Ku, Cello

Aleea Elaine Powell, Soprano - The Juilliard School
January 18, 2020 - New York

Aleea Elaine Powell, Soprano

10 Times Square: New York Fashion Rediscovered 1982-1997 - ZAZ10TS
Through January 20, 2020 - New York

An extraordinary collection of long-lost 1980s-1990s fashion photographs found on a New York City sidewalk. Opening during New York Fashion Week, the exhibition showcases the history of fashion in New York. Presented in the lobby gallery of the iconic building that served as home to some of the most prominent designers in NY, the exhibition features captivating runway images of the fashion stars and supermodels of the era, including Anna Sui, Donna Karan, Liz Claiborne, Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs, Perry Ellis, Isaac Mizrahi, Anne Klein, Geoffrey Beene, Adrienne Vittadini, Kate Moss, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Helena Christensen and more. Photograph by Kishimitsu Hada from the collection of Yuriko Tomita

Anna Walinska: Return to the Riverside - The Master Gallery
Through January 25, 2020 - New York

ArtistAnna Walinksa (1906-1997) had a strong connection to Manhattan's Upper West Side.She worked asa teaching artist-in-residence at the Riverside Museum (then located at the Masters Apartment,a landmark 27-storyArt Deco skyscraper at 310 Riverside Drive) and exhibited frequently there from 1954 to 1971, joining other prominent artistslike Louise Nevelson, Jasper Johns, and Barnett Newman. Work from Walinska's studio residence at The Masters has now circled back to the neighborhood in the exhibitAnna Walinska: Return to the Riverside,on view through January 25, 2020.

Carter Burden Gallery Announces New Exhibitions by Re-Emerging NYC Artists - Carter Burden Gallery
Through February 05, 2020 - New York

Carter Burden Gallery presents three new exhibitions: Reconfigured in the East Gallery featuring Marilyn Church and Basia Goldsmith; Small Disturbances in the West gallery featuring Andrea Lilienthal; and On the Wall featuring Robert Petrick. The reception will be held January 9, 2020 from 6 - 8 p.m. The exhibition runs from January 9 through February 5, 2020 at 548 West 28th Street in New York City. The gallery hours are Tuesday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Marilyn Church presents large acrylic paintings of abstracted figures in Reconfigured. Although she occasionally strays into what seems like total abstraction, the figure has been a continuous theme throughout her career. The impact of the stories of victims and those charged, first fascinated her as a court room artist. A sense of intense emotion resonates in her works. Now, freed from any prescribed boundaries of subject matter, her work is based on improvisation, dream images and intuition. Church explains, In this process of discovery, a narrative eventually emerges however illusive it appears. It is often cloaked in mystery, eroticism, and ambiguity. Church has taught at Pratt Institute an... (read more)

Craftsmanship and the Creation of Babylon's Ishtar Gate - ISAW
Through May 24, 2020 - New York

In fall 2019, ISAW will present A Wonder to Behold, an exhibition exploring ancient ideas about craftsmanship and the power of clay, glass, and stone through the display of the surviving fragments of Babylon's iconic Ishtar Gate and Processional Way.

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