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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 in NYC

(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 (see below). Learn about the history of filmmaking and the methods behind the magic through a series of film clips, artifacts, and interactive experiences like a voice-dubbing booth. The museum also shows movies in the fabulous Bartos Screening Room throughout the week, from documentaries to Disney cartoons. Below are film series and exhibitions ongoing and upcoming at the museum. And… action! (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...)

10 Exhibitions Not to Miss in NYC This Fall

(September 07, 2018) - We can’t wait for fall exhibitions in New York. This year's exhibits recontextualize familiar figures like Andy Warhol and Harry Potter. We’ve got ten exhibitions at ten different locations throughout the city: enjoy! (read the story...)

How to Get the Most Out of Fall 2018 New York Fashion Week

(September 05, 2018) - New York Fashion Week is hurtling towards us for fall 2018, and we’re already picking out our ensembles in case we bump into Grace Coddington or Alexa Chung. Happening September 6 through 14, fashion elites gather from around the world to celebrate the fall collections at Carolina Herrera, Tory Burch, and Rodarte, among many others. (read the story...)

Do It for the Gram: NYC's Most Instagrammable Pop-Up Exhibits

(September 05, 2018) - Instagrammable moments, or should we say “immersive experiences,” are taking over New York City these days. They’re not quite art exhibits and not quite museums, but these photo ops are awfully pretty and fabulous fun to visit. These walk-through installations are based on themes as diverse as The Velvet Underground and pizza, but they’ll all make great fodder for your Insta feed, with neon lighting, patterned wallpaper, and ball pits designed for selfies galore. (read the story...)

Celebrate the 92nd Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy

(August 30, 2018) - More than a million people every year make their way to the historic streets of Little Italy to experience the Feast of San Gennaro, NYC’s largest and longest-running Italian festival. Now celebrating its 92nd anniversary, religious processions, parades, live music, and authentic Italian eats highlight the festivities. (read the story...)

Get a Free Pair of Tickets for Museum Day, September 22

(August 21, 2018) - There are 16 NYC museums participating in this year's Museum Day on September 22. The national event is sponsored by The SmithsonianMagazine. Go online to sign up a free pair of tickets to institutions that include New York City favorites like the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, the Museum of Arts and Design, and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. (read the story...)

Wingardium Leviosa! Harry Potter: A History of Magic Coming to the New-York Historical Society

(August 14, 2018) - The highly anticipated exhibit “Harry Potter: A History of Magic,” is coming to the New-York Historical Society October 5. The show comes straight from the British Library in London, where, not surprisingly, it was its most successful exhibition. (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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