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Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive at MoMA
(June 20, 2017) - The Guggenheim Museum was nearly colored pink. And made of marble, no less. That’s one of the takeaways from Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive at The Museum of Modern Art (through October 1st). A rendition of the museum is part of MoMA’s acquisition of Wright's own work products, including 55,000 drawings, 300,000 pages of letters, 125,000 photos, and 2,700 manuscripts, along with models, movies, and other memorabilia in an exhibition timed to coincide with Wright’s 150th birthday. (read the story...)


The Sounds of Silence: Say 'Om' at the Rubin Museum of Art
(June 19, 2017) - Longing for peace both inner and outer as a break from the noisy delights of New York City? Say om and transport yourself to the just-opened World is Sound exhibit at the Rubin Museum of Art. The program extends throughout every corner of the beautiful museum space—even the ladies’ room is imbued with sound—and the entire experience is calm and relaxing while also being stimulating. (read the story...)


Up Close: See Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel in NYC!
(June 14, 2017) - When was the last time you got to experience a masterpiece of world culture within easy reach of a subway ride? For just one month this summer in NYC, Westfield Corporation will be presenting “Up Close: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel,” an incredible exhibit that will give guests the chance to experience this Renaissance legend as only its creator has seen it. The exhibit will be at The Oculus in Lower Manhattan all day from June 23 through July 23, though you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to Vatican City in the 16th century. (read the story...)


Over There: WWI Beyond the Trenches Opens at New-York Historical Society
(June 13, 2017) - For a beautifully curated, sensitive, and informative exhibition, take yourself to World War I Beyond the Trenches at the New-York Historical Society, running until September 3, 2017. The show encompasses paintings, posters, sculpture, photographs, and even sheet music, which together reveal how artists worked to depict, promote, or oppose the conflict. I (read the story...)


Lower Manhattan's Free Night at the Museums 2017
(June 12, 2017) - On Tuesday, June 20, Lower Manhattan presents its third annual Night at the Museums. Fifteen participating museums and historic sites will stay open late from 4 to 8pm, and offer free admission, tours, and special programming. Visitors can hop from museum to museum downtown as all are within easy walking distance. (read the story...)


Summer Museum Happenings in NYC for Every Weekday
(June 09, 2017) - NYC museums can get crowded fast, especially during the weekends. Avoid the crowds by exploring the city’s best history-preserving gems during the week. A range of yearlong and summer-specific programming is happening at New York City’s finest cultural institutions, and everyone’s invited to participate. Plan your week out below. (read the story...)


Free Culture Coming to Bryant Park This June
(June 07, 2017) - Thanks to Bryant Park and Bryant Park Presents there are tons of fun, free cultural film, dance, and music events to enjoy at Bryant Park all summer long. For June, the lineup includes performances from the New York City Opera; the Contemporary Dance, which includes ballet and modern dance; and Accordions Around the World—the first installment of Accordion Picnic. (read the story...)


Dreams of the Kings: A Jade Suit for Eternity at China Institute
(May 26, 2017) - New Yorkers have the opportunity to gain a unique insight into ancient China this summer thanks to Dreams of the Kings: A Jade Suit for Eternity: Treasures of the Han Dynasty from Xuzhou at the China Institute Gallery. This new exhibition gives visitors a glimpse of rare treasures from Chinese history, unearthing some of the objects its residents treasured the most. (read the story...)


The Muppets Take Queens: Jim Henson Exhibition to Move in at MoMI
(May 26, 2017) - It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights—and, now, it’s time to meet the Muppets at the Museum of the Moving Image. The Queens museum announced this week that it will open a permanent exhibition on legendary puppeteer Jim Henson on July 22. (read the story...)


Expand Your Dance Horizons with the Joyce Theater This Summer
(May 22, 2017) - New York City is home to some of the best dance performances in the world—and one of the best places to see them is the Joyce Theater. This summer, dance lovers can head to this Chelsea spot to expand their dance horizons, thanks to a packed slate of world-renowned ballet and contemporary performances from around the country. (read the story...)


NYC’s Best 5 Outdoor Movie Screenings for Summer
(May 19, 2017) - Outdoor movie screenings take over the city during the summer, and you’ll find them in almost every borough of New York City. Check out our top five picks for 2017 outdoor movie screenings below, ranging from beachfront flicks to movies on the pier. (read the story...)


Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends at MoMA
(May 19, 2017) - Cardboard boxes and gauzy Indian silks, crumpled stop signs and stuffed goats: There was nothing Robert Rauschenberg couldn’t use to make art, as a new show at The Museum of Modern Art makes clear. The first major retrospective since the artist’s death in 2008, according to the museum, Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends takes you on a mind-boggling trip across the master of mixed media’s career, celebrating both the variety of his work and the diversity of his interests – and influences. (read the story...)


What to See at the Guggenheim This Summer
(May 19, 2017) - When the sweltering heat has you wanting to escape the New York streets this summer, spend some time inside the air-conditioned walls of the Guggenheim. This NYC treasure is filled with a diverse range of artworks, making it the perfect place to spend an entire June, July, or August day. Don't miss special exhibitions covering everything from Jackson Pollock to Constantin Brancusi to the birth of the modern Guggenheim itself. Learn, explore, and be inspired! (read the story...)


What to Expect at NYC Pride 2017
(May 16, 2017) - New York City will be celebrating its 48th Pride Week this year from June 16th to June 25th. Mark your calendar and be a part of NYC’s biggest LGBT celebration. If you’ve ever attended NYC’s Pride Week, then you know that the party doesn’t stop. With a recently revealed theme and a line-up of spectacular events (including both annual events and new events), NYC Pride Week 2017 is shaping up to be one of the best the city has ever seen. (read the story...)


These Are the Drones You're Looking For: Celebrating Pilotless Flight at Intrepid
(May 11, 2017) - Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?, now open at the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum, is the first ever major museum exhibition in the United States to explore the ever-growing industry of pilotless aircraft, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). (read the story...)


The Museum of Arts and Design Debuts 'fashion after Fashion'
(May 09, 2017) - From Madison Avenue to The Met, there’s no shortage of stunning fashions in New York City. But for those who want to think about fashion beyond bold visuals or high style, the Museum of Arts and Design is offering a fascinating look at processes through the new exhibition fashion after Fashion. (read the story...)


Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons at the Met Costume Institute
(May 05, 2017) - Rei Kawakubo, the founder of the Comme des Garçons brand, does clothes—or “objects for the body” as she’s called them—that are original, unconventional (to put it mildly), and weird (to put it bluntly). Incredibly shaped, fantastically constructed—or deconstructed—and category-defying, her creations make jaded fashion writers rave, ordinary folk go “huh?”, and curators like the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute’s Andrew Bolton say “belong in an art museum.” (read the story...)


Culture Hacks: NYC's Enhanced Museum Experiences You Don't Want to Miss
(May 04, 2017) - New York City is chock-full of museums, but sometimes it’s difficult to navigate them all without feeling totally overwhelmed. Want a solution? You’ll find it in any one of these five museum hacks. From Harry Potter-inspired tours to an interactive reenactment with tenants of an 1800s-apartment building, these enhanced museum experiences will keep you fascinated while they educate and entertain. (read the story...)


Spectacular Tiffany Lamps Light the Way: New-York Historical Society's Fourth Floor Renovation
(May 02, 2017) - I always love it when a grand old institution embraces innovation. And the New-York Historical Society—one of the town’s grandest and oldest, as its quaint name suggests—is taking a progressive approach with its permanent collection. (read the story...)


Blues and Jazz in New York City This Week Apr 23-Apr 30
(April 23, 2017) - Music fans in NYC can find all the latest blues and jazz shows and performances in City Guide's calendar. With newer venues like Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola joined by world-famous classics like the Village Vanguard and Birdland, you'll find jazz from hard bop to progressive. The blues also live in NYC, at great spots like B.B. King's Blues Club and Grill and Terra Blues. Read on for the best in live blues and jazz coming up this week in New York City. (read the story...)


Things to do this week in NYC Apr 22-Apr 29: Music
(April 22, 2017) - Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae, or the classics ? New York City venues feature music from all cultures. Whether you're catching an aria at Lincoln Center, or checking out a band at Central Park Summerstage, NYC has a gig you won't want to miss. (read the story...)


Things to do this week in NYC Apr 22-Apr 29: Outdoor Activities
(April 22, 2017) - New York City is not only home to great cultural institutions, shops and events; it's also a place where there are plenty of things to do outside. If you're looking for ways to enjoy New York's beautiful summer weather, we've got some great suggestions for things you can do outdoors?from New York parks and outdoor cafes to flea markets, sporting events, and street fairs. Here are some of our favorite things to do in NYC this week that will get you out of the house! (read the story...)


Things to do this week in NYC Apr 22-Apr 29: Museums
(April 22, 2017) - Some of the world's most impressive museums and exhibits are in New York?including the Whitney, the Guggenheim, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and (of course) the Metropolitan Museum of Art. One of the great things to do in NYC is to visit these spectacular collections. Whether you're a native New Yorker or here on vacation, NYC's museums have something new and interesting to offer everybody! Here is a list of what's going on this week at museums throughout New York City. (read the story...)


Cooper Hewitt: “The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s”
(April 20, 2017) - From flapper fashion to the Art Deco skyscrapers that still dot the New York skyline, the 1920s was one of the most seminal periods for American art and design. Visitors to New York's Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum can celebrate the aesthetics of this groundbreaking era at The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s, opened April 7th. (read the story...)


CHIHULY Glass Exhibit Illuminates the New York Botanical Garden
(April 20, 2017) - CHIHULY, a new exhibition of nearly two dozen installations, plus myriad hand glassblown pieces and drawings by renowned American abstract glass sculptor Dale Chihuly, opens at New York Botanical Garden April 22. (read the story...)



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