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Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination Coming This Spring to the Met
(November 20, 2017) - Few exhibitions in New York City are as heavily anticipated as the spectacular major fashion exhibitions at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum’s annual fashion exhibition, which serves as the theme for the celebrity-filled Met Gala, will continue in 2018 with Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, putting Catholicism into the fashion spotlight. (read the story...)


What to Do in NYC Over Thanksgiving Weekend
(November 14, 2017) - There’s nothing like the warm glow that a surfeit of food, friends, relatives, and perhaps a touch football game or a brisk walk can bring on; they're Thanksgiving traditions, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. But many people are secretly glad to get back to the real world after the holiday, and if you’re in New York, Thanksgiving weekend offers a bundle of seasonal activities. (read the story...)


Josef Albers in Mexico | New Exhibition at the Guggenheim
(November 08, 2017) - Artist Josef Albers was best known for his vivid abstract paintings. A new show at the Solomon R. Guggenehim Museum provides fresh context on that work with a focus on Albers’ black and white photographs, as well as his photo collages, in the newly opened Josef Albers in Mexico. (read the story...)


5 American Things a Visitor to New York Must Experience
(November 03, 2017) - You’re on your way to New York City. You have your list ready of must-sees while in town; these usually entail seeing Times Square, the Empire State Building, Central Park, and so on. But if you’re really in New York City to experience American culture, what should you check out then? Here are five recommendations of things that celebrate American culture. (read the story...)


Best Under the Radar Museum Exhibits This Fall in NYC
(October 27, 2017) - Whether you’re a history buff, an art lover, or just want to eat some Chinese food in a museum (yes, that’s real), check out our picks for some alternative exhibitions you’re sure to enjoy this season. (read the story...)


History and Drama Come Alive at Downton Abbey: The Exhibition
(October 27, 2017) - The beloved television show Downton Abbey connected with viewers thanks to its unique combination of drama, history, and sense of place. Now, for the first time, visitors to New York can renew that connection with Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, which makes its U.S. debut in Midtown Manhattan on Saturday, November 18th. (read the story...)


'Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World' Opens at the Guggenheim
(October 18, 2017) - The first thing you’ll notice when you enter the Guggenheim to see the exhibit Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World is what appears to be an enormous dragon, hanging overhead. It’s one of the signature pieces in the exhibit, and it’s impossible to miss. It’s 65 feet long and made from bicycle inner tubes; in its body, toy cards are nestled. It’s an image both familiar and strange, which might be the leitmotif of the show. (read the story...)


Ai Weiwei Launches Massive Public Art Project in New York City
(October 13, 2017) - Renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has undertaken a tremendous work in his new NYC exhibition, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors. Funded by the Public Art Fund, this project features over 300 new installations throughout the five boroughs of New York City. (read the story...)


"David Bowie is" Coming to the Brooklyn Museum
(October 10, 2017) - David Bowie, the beloved English singer/New York transplant who sang about "Changes" and is revered for perpetually changing his sound and look over a five decades-plus career, is being celebrated in the exhibition David Bowie is, coming to the Brooklyn Museum next year (March 2, 2018). (read the story...)


The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 at the New-York Historical Society
(October 05, 2017) - The decades-long conflict known as the Vietnam War was a daily fact of American life for so long, and divided the country so bitterly, it seems incredible that over half a century has passed since our major military involvement in it began – and that two generations have come of age since it ended. It is to those generations that the New-York Historical Society’s sweeping, artifacts-laden exhibition The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 is directed. (read the story...)


Where to Celebrate Diwali in NYC
(October 03, 2017) - Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights in October that marks the new year. With its vibrant Indian community, New York City does Diwali right with events throughout the city this month. Go big with the gigantic celebration in Times Square, bring your children to a bhangra dance class at the Asia Society, or hit up one of the restaurants listed at the bottom to learn, celebrate, and savor Indian culture for the holiday! (read the story...)


What to Catch at the Rubin Museum This Fall
(September 29, 2017) - Whether you contemplate a visit to the Himalayas or can’t think further than New York’s Chelsea, a visit to the Rubin Museum of Art can spark new ways of seeing the world. You can look at art—painting, sculpture, objects, even an entire shrine-- that spans 1500 years; enjoy immersive experiences, join gallery tours; attend workshops solo or with families; see films; listen to music and eat at Café Serai, open whenever the museum is as well as during Wednesday Happy Hours 6-9 PM with discounts and complimentary live music. (read the story...)


"Items: Is Fashion Modern?" Opens at MoMA
(September 29, 2017) - While the Metropolitan Museum of Art may be New York’s best-known home for major fashion exhibitions, another iconic NYC museum is entering the fashion game: MoMA. The Museum of Modern Art is returning to the world of fashion for the first time since 1944 with Items: Is Fashion Modern?, a comprehensive exhibition that puts our everyday wardrobe in the spotlight. (read the story...)


Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound at the Museum of Arts and Design
(September 22, 2017) - The Museum of Arts and Design generally deals in hands-on materials, like wool or glass or clay. For the new exhibition Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound, the “material” they're dealing with is sound, and they’ve turned the museum into a multi-level sonic playground in which the visitor becomes an integral part of the experience. (read the story...)


Can't-Miss Culture: Fall Museum Exhibits in NYC
(September 19, 2017) - Fall is upon is, which means that a roster of high-profile museum exhibitions about to open at institutions across New York City. Read on for our picks for the can't-miss culture come up this autumn. (read the story...)


'So Valuable a Gift to Humanity': Speak Virtually with a Survivor at NYC's Museum of Jewish Heritage
(September 15, 2017) - The Museum of Jewish Heritage in Lower Manhattan has unveiled its newest exhibition, New Dimensions in Testimony, as a part of its 20th anniversary commemoration. This interactive installation, created by the USC Shoah Foundation, provides the rare chance for museum visitors to virtually converse with Holocaust survivors. (read the story...)


The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman
(August 18, 2017) - The Duchess of Carnegie Hall-it was a term New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham dubbed his friend, muse and neighbor, fellow photographer Editta Sherman. Sherman, who resided at Carnegie Hall for more than 60 years, made a name for herself as one of the first female portrait photographers post WWII. A collection of some 60 photos of her portraits are now on display as part of the exhibition The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman, in the New York Historical Society's new Center for Women's History. (read the story...)


The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman
(August 18, 2017) - The Duchess of Carnegie Hall-it was a term New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham dubbed his friend, muse and neighbor, fellow photographer Editta Sherman. Sherman, who resided at Carnegie Hall for more than 60 years, made a name for herself as one of the first female portrait photographers post WWII. A collection of some 60 photos of her portraits are now on display as part of the exhibition The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman, in the New York Historical Society's new Center for Women's History. (read the story...)


Celebrate the 91st Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy
(August 16, 2017) - 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 street fair. Now celebrating its 91st anniversary, the San Gennaro has expanded from a one-day festival to a gala 11-day event. Religious processions, parades, live music, and authentic Italian eats highlight the festivities. (read the story...)


"Items: Is Fashion Modern?" Exhibition Coming to MoMA
(August 04, 2017) - The Museum of Modern Art is one of the best places in the world to see paintings, sculpture, film – and, soon, fashion. This fall, MoMA will take on the fashion world with their new exhibition Items: Is Fashion Modern?, exploring the enduring impact of 111 iconic fashion items. (read the story...)


Summer Showtime This August at Bryant Park
(August 02, 2017) - Thanks to Bryant Park Presents—a private, not-for-profit—there are lots of fun, free, cultural music and theater events to enjoy in August at Bryant Park. The entertainment lineup includes jazz, indie rock, opera, classical, and beyond. (read the story...)


Summer Showtime This August at Bryant Park
(August 02, 2017) - Thanks to Bryant Park Presents—a private, not-for-profit—there are lots of fun, free, cultural music and theater events to enjoy in August at Bryant Park. The entertainment lineup includes jazz, indie rock, opera, classical, and beyond. (read the story...)


A Spy Thriller at the Museum of Jewish Heritage: Adolf Eichmann and Operation Finale
(July 24, 2017) - The birth of a nation and a cloak-and-dagger spy thriller come together in the new exhibition Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann. The exhbition provides an insider account of the capture of Eichmann, a Nazi Obersturmbannführer in charge of the logistics that led to the deaths of millions of Jews in the Holocaust. (read the story...)


The Muppets Take Queens: A New Jim Henson Exhibition Opens at MoMI
(July 20, 2017) - Jim Henson has entertained and lifted the hearts of several generations of children around the world. Jim Henson: The Exhibition, now permanently housed at the Museum of the Moving Image, is a celebration of the beloved characters and worlds created by Henson, including Kermit the Frog, Big Bird, Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, Labryinth, and The Dark Crystal. (read the story...)


Into the Mystic: The Guggenheim Looks at The Salon de la Rose + Croix
(July 12, 2017) - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has headed into the mystic. Diving into a rarely seen realm of late 19th-century art, the institution's newest show is Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose + Croix in Paris, 1892-1897, up through October 4 and featuring an intriguing series of Rosicrucian art. (read the story...)



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