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Your complete guide to New York City art, museum and gallery. From The Met to The Whitney, from the largest to the smallest, find your list of all current NYC exhibitions and shows here at ZEALnyc.

About Dark Universe at American Museum of Natural History

AMNH: About Dark Universe at American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

www.amnh.org

Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

This Hayden Planetarium space show features enigmatic cosmic phenomena, seminal scientific instruments, and spectacular scenes from deep space that celebrate pivotal discoveries leading to our understanding of the structure and history of our universe. About Dark Universe at American Museum of ...

American Museum of National History AMNH Discovery Room

AMNH: Discovery Room

American Museum of Natural History

https://www.amnh.org/

Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

The Discovery Room offers families, and especially children ages 5-12, an interactive gateway to the wonders of the Museum and a hands-on, behind-the-scenes look at its science. Children, accompanied by adults, can explore an array of artifacts and specimens, puzzles, and scientific ...

AMNH: Inside You

American Museum of Natural History

https://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/inside-you

Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

Did you know that your gastrointestinal tract is home to about 100 trillion bacteria? That’s more organisms than there are stars in the Milky Way! You will if you visit American Museum of Natural History AMNH Inside You. Our bodies are home to many trillions of microbes, including bacteria, ...

New York Renaissance Faire

Life In Focus: It's Fairy-Nice at the New York Renaissance ...

By Juliana Crawford, Contributing Photographer, September 20, 2018   [caption id="attachment_60766" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Consulting a Book of Magic and Spells at the Faire; photo: Juliana Crawford.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_60771" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] The Villagers of the Renaissance Faire; photo: Juliana Crawford.[/caption]   [...

PermaDeath

The First Video Game Opera, 'PermaDeath,' Receives Its World ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, September 19, 2018 At first glance, the title of Cerise Jacobs’s upcoming world’s first video game opera PermaDeath seems to imply another dark take or tale using the commercial success and wide-spread popularity of the multiplayer video game phenomenon. But ...

Judson Dance Theater

Roots of Modern Dance Are Traced through MoMA's Current Exhibit ...

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, September 18, 2018 The current exhibit at MoMA entitled Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done is an homage to the dance artists who created work at the Judson Church in the 60s and 70s. The dancers and choreographers who created ...

The Power of Art

Art Break: The Power of Art Through the Ages at ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, September 17, 2018 This week, Art Break is looking at a wide variety of art movements as well as their purpose and meaning. The oldest material on our list comes from The Frick’s exhibition of fifteenth century religious and devotional ...

There Will Be Blood

Review: Film Soundtracks Take Center Stage in NY Philharmonic's Art ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, September 14, 2018 If the New York Philharmonic were to program an evening of music by avant-garde Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki, I suspect it would be a tough sell. The audience would be limited, and probably dwindle in number as the night ...

Agnes

Review: 'Agnes' Brings Dramatic and Meteorological Tensions to 59E59 Theater

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, September 14, 2018 Agnes is a compelling play about family, friendship, and connections. Set in a three-bedroom New York City apartment, Agnes presents five millennials sheltering themselves from a major storm. The talented playwright, Catya McMullen, adeptly sets up the backstory for ...

Feast of San Gennaro

The Feast of San Gennaro Returns to NYC's Little Italy

ZEALnyc, September 13, 2018 For the 92nd time the Feast of San Gennaro, a faith-based celebration honoring the Patron Saint of Naples, Italy, takes place in the neighborhood of Manhattan affectionately known as "Little Italy" (Mulberry Street between Canal and Houston Streets; the festival stage is located ...

Collective Rage

Review: 'Collective Rage' — a Terrific Play in 5 Betties

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, September 13, 2018 How many Betties does it take to make a great play? Five, if the new play from the MCC Theater at the Lucille Lortel is any proof. Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties by Jen Silverman, directed by Mike ...

A Day @

A Day @: Williamsburg Provides Uncommon Eating, Shopping, and People Watching

By Anne Marie Kelly, Contributing Writer, September 12, 2018 Williamsburg is yet another one of Brooklyn's neighborhoods which has transformed over the last couple of decades. It morphed from a sad example of urban decay to a much sought-after home to the young and vibrant. It has ...

Scraps

Review: 'Scraps' Explores the Pain of Survival

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, September 11, 2018 It’s a story we’ve heard so often that we have to fight complacency: a young man is shot and killed by police, for doing nothing more than being black. Which is why a visit to the Flea ...

AMNH Our Senses An Immersive Experience

AMNH: Our Senses — An Immersive Experience

American Museum of Natural History

https://www.amnh.org/

Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

Every day, we perceive the world around us through our senses—including sight, smell, hearing, touch, balance, and taste. But as it turns out, for humans “reality” isn’t ever exactly what it seems. Now at AMNH Our Senses An Immersive Experience. In this highly experiential exhibition, ...

AMNH: The Titanosaur

Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Orientation Center at American Museum of Natural History

https://www.amnh.org/

Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

In January 2016, the Museum added another must-see exhibit to its world-famous fossil halls: a cast of a 122-foot-long dinosaur. At the time, the species was so new, that it had not yet been formally named by the paleontologists who discovered it. The scientific name, Patagotitan mayorum, was ...

Asia Society Progressive Revolution Modern Art for a New India

Asia Society: The Progressive Revolution — Modern Art for a New India

Asia Society

https://asiasociety.org/new-york/

725 Park Ave, New York, NYC 10021

Just over seven decades after the declaration of India’s independence in 1947 and the emergence of a modern art movement in India, Asia Society presents a landmark exhibition of works by members of the Progressive Artists’ Group, which formed in Bombay, now Mumbai, in the aftermath of ...

Bronx Museum Community Mural

Bronx Museum: Community Mural at Bronx Terminal Market

Bronx Museum of Art

http://www.bronxmuseum.org/

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10456

Bronx Terminal Market, in collaboration with The Bronx Museum of the Arts, will showcase a new community mural inspired by scenic outdoor locations in the Bronx. Located on the pedestrian bridge off of River Avenue and 151st Street, The Bronx Museum Community Mural at Bronx Terminal Market is part ...

Bronx Museum Diana Al-Hadid Delirious Matter

Bronx Museum: Diana Al-Hadid — Delirious Matter

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

http://www.bronxmuseum.org/

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456

The sculptural work of Diana Al-Hadid often refers to boundaries as a way to challenge preconceived notion of how one defines and experiences space. Drawing from an array of art-historical and scientific references, Al-Hadid’s work treads carefully between the imagined and the real, to address ...

Bronx Museum Iran Women Only

Bronx Museum: Iran — Women Only

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

http://www.bronxmuseum.org/

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456

Iran: Women Only focuses on the contemporary women of Iran, with a look back at the early work of the artist started almost four decades ago. Goodman began her photojournalism career in Iran covering the occupation of the US Embassy in Tehran just months after hundreds of Iranian students took 52 ...

Bronx Museum Manuel Mendive Nature Spirit and Body

Bronx Museum: Manuel Mendive — Nature, Spirit, and Body

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

http://www.bronxmuseum.org/

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456

Over the last fifty years, Cuban artist Manuel Mendive has developed a highly personal examination of the African spiritual tradition of Yoruba through the experimental lens of contemporary art. The artist’s multidisciplinary work, in particular his performances, has become a vehicle for ...

Bronx Museum Rochelle Feinstein Image of an Image

Bronx Museum: Rochelle Feinstein — Image of an Image

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

http://www.bronxmuseum.org/

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456

The work of Bronx native Rochelle Feinstein is deeply informed by abstraction, while also conveying a keen sensibility to contemporary culture, particularly to our everyday use of language. Over the span of the last four decades, Feinstein has probed the relevance of the abstract painting tradition ...

Womans Afterlife at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum: A Woman’s Afterlife — Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The ancient Egyptians believed that to make rebirth possible for a deceased woman, she briefly had to turn into a man. Guided by new research inspired in part by feminist scholarship, the exhibition A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt tells this remarkable story of gender ...

American Art at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum: American Art

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

As the face of America changes and becomes more diverse, this major reinstallation of our American Art galleries attempts to take a more inclusive approach. It embraces work by women and people of color and extends the definition of America to encompass not only the United States but Central and ...

Ancient Egyptian Art Collection is New Again at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum: Ancient Egyptian Art Collection Is “New” Again

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The Brooklyn Museum has one of the largest and most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian art in the United States, and is renowned throughout the world. The galleries for this unparalleled collection have been reorganized and reinstalled and are definitely worth your time to check out again — ...

Brooklyn Museum Arts of Korea

Brooklyn Museum: Arts of Korea

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The Brooklyn Museum’s pioneering collection of Korean art is one of the largest and most important Korean collections in the United States. A selection returns to view in a new gallery three times the size of the previous space and featuring many treasures never before shown. At the center of ...

Brooklyn Museum Assyrian Art

Brooklyn Museum: Assyrian Art

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The decoration of the royal palaces of the ancient Middle Eastern kingdom of Assyria was meant to overwhelm the ancient visitor with the king’s power and to reveal the supernatural world where he existed. The twelve reliefs on view decorated the vast palace of King Ashur-nasir-pal II (883–859 ...

Brooklyn Museum: Assyrian Reliefs New York City NYC listings art and museum

Brooklyn Museum: Assyrian Reliefs

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

These twelve massive carved alabaster panels, on view together for the first time, dominate the walls of our Hagop Kevorkian Gallery of Ancient Near Eastern Art. Originally brightly painted, they once adorned the vast palace of King Ashur-nasir-pal II (883–859 B.C.E.), one of the greatest rulers ...

For millennia, ancient peoples of the Andes created quipus—complex record-keeping devices, made of knotted cords, that served as an essential medium for reading and writing, registering and remembering.

Brooklyn Museum: Cecilia Vicuña — Disappeared Quipu

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

For millennia, ancient peoples of the Andes created quipus—complex record-keeping devices, made of knotted cords, that served as an essential medium for reading and writing, registering and remembering. New York–based Chilean artist and poet Cecilia Vicuña has devoted a significant part of ...

European Art at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum: European Art

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

European Art at Brooklyn Museum is a major reinstallation of its European art collection presents masterpieces spanning the Early Renaissance through World War II. reinstallation of our European art collection presents masterpieces spanning the Early Renaissance through World War II. The selection ...

Brooklyn Museum Infinite Blue

Brooklyn Museum: Infinite Blue

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The works of art in Infinite Blue feature blue in all its variety—a fascinating strand of visual poetry running from ancient times to the present day. In cultures dating back thousands of years, blue—the color of the skies—has often been associated with the spiritual but also signifies ...

Brooklyn Museum Life Death and Transformation in the Americas

Brooklyn Museum: Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas presents over one hundred masterpieces from the museum’s permanent Arts of the Americas collection, exemplifying the concept of transformation as part of the spiritual beliefs and practice of the region’s indigenous peoples, past and present. ...

Brooklyn Museum Rob Wynne Float

Brooklyn Museum: Rob Wynne — FLOAT

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

New York–based artist Rob Wynne (born 1950) works in a variety of mediums, ranging from hand-embroidered paintings and collage to sculpture and digital photography, but at heart he is an alchemist. In recent years he has experimented increasingly with molten glass, using hand-poured and mirrored ...

Brooklyn Museum Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden New York

Brooklyn Museum: Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden (formerly the Frieda Schiff Warburg Memorial Sculpture Garden), was created in 1966 as a space to display objects from our pioneering collection of architectural sculptures rescued from New York City demolition sites. This remarkable collection, largely ...

Brooklyn Museum: Williamsburg Murals — A Rediscovery

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The exceptional murals installed in this area, executed by the pioneer American abstractionists Ilya Bolotowsky, Balcomb Greene, Paul Kelpe, and Albert Swinden, were commissioned by the Works Progress Administration/Federal Art Project in 1936 for Brooklyn’s Williamsburg Houses, one of the ...

Landis:Mercerized cotton double weave

Cooper Hewitt: Color Decoded —The Textiles of Richard Landis

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/

2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

Richard Landis (American, born 1931) is a master weaver who pursued a nearly lifelong investigation of pattern and color. His double-cloth textiles are complex systems of closely related full-tones and half-tones of color, organized into abstract geometries of endless variation. In Landis’s ...

immersion room at cooper hewitt

Cooper Hewitt: Immersion Room

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

http://www.cooperhewitt.org/

2 E 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

This new interactive space, the Immersion Room at Cooper Hewitt and formerly Margaret Carnegie’s bedroom, offers a unique experience: the ability to view Cooper Hewitt’s extraordinary collection of wallcoverings as never before. Using the Pen, you can select wallpapers from the Museum’s ...

Models & Prototypes Gallery Thaw Models at Cooper Hewitt

Cooper Hewitt: Models & Prototypes Gallery — Thaw Models

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/exhibitions/51668993/

2 E 91st St, New York, NY 10128

Models & Prototypes Gallery Thaw Models at Cooper Hewitt is a gallery devoted to exhibiting three-dimensional representations of ideas that demonstrate the design process; test concepts and resolve problems; enhance presentations; and display complex technical skills. The models displayed in ...

Cooper Hewitt Saturated Allure Science of Color

Cooper Hewitt: Saturated — The Allure and Science of Color

Cooper Hewitt

https://www.cooperhewitt.org

2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

Cooper Hewitt Saturated Allure Science of Color, is an exhibition on view May 11 through January 13, 2019 that explores the elusive, complex phenomenon of color perception and how it has captivated artists, designers, scientists and philosophers. Featuring over 190 objects spanning from antiquity ...

Cooper Hewitt The Senses Design Beyond Vision

Cooper Hewitt: The Senses — Design Beyond Vision

Cooper Hewitt

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/

2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

Cooper Hewitt The Senses Design Beyond Vision, on view April 13 through October 28, examines how multisensory design amplifies everyone’s ability to receive information, explore the world, satisfy essential needs and experience joy and wonder. “The Senses” features direct sensory experiences ...

The Frick Collection Canova's George Washington

Frick Collection: Canova’s George Washington

The Frick Collection

https://www.frick.org/

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

In 1816, the North Carolina Senate commissioned a full-length statue of George Washington to stand in the State House in Raleigh. Thomas Jefferson, believing that no American sculptor was up to the task, recommended Antonio Canova (1757–1822), then one of Europe’s most celebrated artists. The ...

The Frick Collection Charterhouse of Bruges Jan van Eyck Petrus Christus and Jan Vos

Frick Collection: Charterhouse of Bruges — Jan van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos

The Frick Collection

https://www.frick.org/

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

For the first time in twenty-four years and only the second time in their history, two masterpieces of early Netherlandish painting commissioned by the Carthusian monk Jan Vos will be reunited in The Frick Collection Charterhouse of Bruges. These works, The Frick Collection’s Virgin and Child ...

The Frick Collection Luigi Valadier

Frick Collection: Luigi Valadier: Splendor in Eighteenth-Century Rome

The Frick Collection

https://www.frick.org

1 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021

The Frick Collection Luigi Valadier explores the work of the eighteenth century silversmith Luigi Valadier (1726–1785). He was particularly admired by popes, royalty, and aristocrats across Europe. Heir to his father Andrea’s highly successful workshop, Luigi had an unsurpassed technical ...

Masterpieces of French Faience at the Frick Collection

Frick Collection: Masterpieces of French Faience

The Frick Collection

https://www.frick.org/

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

Masterpieces of French Faience at the Frick Collection is an exhibition in the Portico Gallery presenting seventy-five objects from the collection of Sidney R. Knafel — the finest collection of French faience in private hands — to tell the fascinating and complex history of this particular art ...

Guggenheim Collection Brancusi

Guggenheim: Brancusi

The Guggenheim

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128

In gallery space devoted to the permanent collection, the Guggenheim is showcasing its rich holdings of the work of Constantin Brancusi (1876–1957) with Guggenheim Collection Brancusi . In the early decades of the twentieth century, Brancusi produced an innovative body of work that altered the ...

Hilma af Klint at the Guggenheim

Guggenheim: Hilma af Klint

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Hilma af Klint at the Guggenheim is the first major solo exhibition in the United States of the work of pioneering artist Hilma af Klint (1862–1944), a long under-recognized innovator of abstract art. Af Klint had begun producing nonobjective paintings by 1906, significantly before Vasily ...

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