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NYC's Best Outdoor Movie Screenings for Summer 2019

(May 24, 2019) - New York is obsessed with movies, and we’re very glad it is. City parks and rooftops fill with picnic blankets and cinephiles throughout all five boroughs every summer, taking in movies from black-and-white classics to international hits to superhero blockbusters. (read the story...)

It's June and Show Time in Bryant Park

(May 24, 2019) - Thanks to Bryant Park Presents—a private, not-for-profit—there are lots of fun, free, cultural music and theater events to enjoy through October in midtown's famous Bryant Park. (read the story...)

Poster House Museum to Open in NYC on June 20

(May 22, 2019) - Posters are everywhere. We see them on our commutes, hang them in our bedrooms, encounter them at our offices, community bulletin boards, and movie theaters. Enter Poster House, the first American museum focusing on the history of international poster design. Coming to the Flatiron neighborhood of New York City, Poster House will open June 20. (read the story...)

8 Exhibitions to See Right Now in NYC

(May 17, 2019) - 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 provoke, intrigue, and entertain. Read on for our picks for the can’t-miss shows of the season. (read the story...)

John Mulaney and Bill Hader: Unique Comedy at the 92nd Street Y

(May 17, 2019) - “Known as a funny guy on SNL, now he’s a murderer,” Bill Hader joked about himself and his new role in the HBO series Barry. He dished this week at the 92nd Street Y. (read the story...)

What to See at New York's Lincoln Center This Summer

(May 13, 2019) - New Yorkers and visitors alike can enjoy plenty of culture this summer in New York City—and one of the best places to find it is at Lincoln Center. One of the city’s most vibrant cultural resources, Lincoln Center’s programming is packed with world-class offerings in theatre, dance, music, and more, all of which will be on full display in its summer line-up. (read the story...)

Hugo Boss Prize Winner Simone Leigh Presents Loophole of Retreat at Guggenheim Museum

(April 30, 2019) - Simone Leigh, the 2018 winner of the Hugo Boss Prize, now has an exhibit—Loophole of Retreat—at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. (read the story...)

9 Places to Appreciate the Beauty of Stained Glass in NYC

(April 26, 2019) - New York is home to an incredibly rich diversity of sacred structures, many with magnificent artistic treasures in their carved stonework, intricate ceilings, and beautiful stained glass. (read the story...)

Where to Find Outdoor Concerts This Summer in NYC

(April 25, 2019) - When the weather gets warm, the city spills outside to enjoy every moment of its hard-won good weather. In the next few months, you can take a trip to Coney Island or linger in Central Park to hear musical acts from Cardi B to Dead & Company to Morrissey. Here are some of the best places to listen to live music and boost your vitamin D at the same time in New York City. (read the story...)

Do It for the Gram: 17 Instagrammable Exhibits in NYC

(April 23, 2019) - Instagrammable moments, or should we say “immersive experiences,” are taking over New York. They’re not quite art exhibits and not quite museums, but these photo ops are awfully pretty and fabulous fun to visit. (read the story...)

Size Matters: Free Exhibition on Miniature Bindings & Texts at Grolier Club

(April 15, 2019) - As collectibles go, none may be more charming than the tiny books on view through May 19, 2019 in A Matter of Size: Miniature Bindings & Texts from the Collection of Patricia J.Pistner, a free exhibition at the Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street. Two hundred seventy five little marvels are on view with the oldest a cuneiform tablet, a form of writing predating Egyptian hieroglyphics, dating from 2500 BCE. (read the story...)

Through a Curator's Eyes: Lincoln Kirstein's Modern at MoMA

(April 15, 2019) - Lincoln Kirstein may be best associated with the New York City Ballet, but this spring, he’s being recognized by another iconic New York institution: MoMA. Kirstein, a writer, curator, editor, impresario, tastemaker, and patron who persuaded choreographer George Balanchine to come to the U.S., is the focus of a new exhibition. (read the story...)

Explore the Power of Intention at The Rubin Museum of Art

(April 12, 2019) - Although “setting an intention” has become a common phrase, its deeper meaning is often ignored. The Rubin Museum in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood explores intention with its new exhibition The Power of Intention: Reinventing the (Prayer) Wheel. Opened on March 1, this show draws on the Buddhist tradition of the prayer wheel and is part of the museum’s “Year of Power.” (read the story...)

NYC Cultural Spring Scene at The Shed, City Center, and More

(April 10, 2019) - Hudson Yards has a brand new cultural center, The Shed, that commissions works across all disciplines. Learn more about spring programming at The Shed, supplemented by more great New York culture running into the summer months, including City Center, Brits Off Broadway, and more. (read the story...)

A Potpourri of Easter Alternatives in NYC

(April 08, 2019) - It’s time for festive Easter parades, egg hunts, decorating contests, and holiday dinners. New York City is renowned for its colorful offerings: spend the day whatever way you wish, but do be sure to indulge in some fine chocolates. For a non-traditional twist, head to Luv Tea—a serene Manhattan tea house with a Zen garden. (read the story...)

Hudson Yards Sheds Light on New Artistic Experiences in NYC

(April 04, 2019) - While Hudson Yards is primarily a residential community for the affluent, The Shed, a shiny, modern new art space with a retractable shell, will offer exhibitions and performances for all ages. This new NYC institution is also offering exhibition opportunities to support local artists and programming to nourish the minds of high school students interested in literary pursuits.  (read the story...)

Play It Loud: A Wail of a Good Time at the Met's New Rock & Roll Exhibition

(April 02, 2019) - Musicians and music lovers will want to check out Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll, opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art April 8. (read the story...)

14 Spring Museum Exhibitions to Check Out in NYC

(March 22, 2019) - This spring, we’re expecting great things from New York City cultural institutions. There are exhibitions about punk rock graphics, 007, Frida Kahlo, Coen brothers costumes, and so much more at museums across the city. Learn something new at these exceptional institutions, and get excited for all things spring! (read the story...)

'Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art' at American Folk Art Museum

(March 22, 2019) - The American Folk Art Museum, located at Lincoln Center, will unveil a New York City-themed exhibition next week. Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art will debut at the museum on March 19 and run through July 28. This is a cultural institution for everyone: admission to the American Folk Art Museum is completely free! (read the story...)

Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die Punk Exhibition Opens at MAD Museum

(March 22, 2019) - Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986 is coming to the Museum of Arts and Design this spring. See the legacy of punk music through the graphic design it inspired, from album covers to flyers to zines in a large collection of artifacts. The exhibition opens April 9 and runs through August 18. (read the story...)

Where to Celebrate Pride 2019 in NYC—WorldPride and Stonewall 50

(March 22, 2019) - New York City Pride goes global this year with WorldPride. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Millions are expected to flood the annual Pride March on June 30, and the many other events on the calendar will be packed with proud people as well. (read the story...)

He's the Lizard King: New T. Rex Exhibit Kicks Off AMNH's 150th Anniversary

(March 05, 2019) - The American Museum of Natural History kicks off its 150th anniversary with the new exhibit T. rex : The Ultimate Predator, featuring the most scientifically accurate representation of the T. rex to date. (read the story...)

The Vessel, The Shed, and What Else to See at Hudson Yards

(March 01, 2019) - Hudson Yards is the state-of-the-art building development coming to the West Side of Manhattan. Larger than Rockefeller Center at 28 acres, this impressive development will contain offices, residences, a mall, an arts space, a climbable monument, restaurants, and 14 acres of public space. (read the story...)

The World's First Museum for Kids: Brooklyn Children's Museum in NYC

(March 01, 2019) - Brooklyn Children’s Museum was the first museum for children, founded in 1899, and is New York City’s largest cultural institution for families. This popular attraction in Crown Heights invites children to explore the world with hands-on exhibits and diverse perspectives. (read the story...)

Jackie Robinson's Centennial Celebrated at Two NYC Museums

(February 26, 2019) - A legendary New Yorker is receiving retrospectives at two museums this year. Baseball giant and civil rights activist Jackie Robinson will covered at a Museum of the City of New York exhibition as well as his own namesake museum in honor of his centennial. Read on for a brief biography of the American hero and a synopsis of his exhibition and museum. (read the story...)


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