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AMNH: Dark Universe

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.  Dark Universe starts 100 million light years ...

American Museum of National History Discovery Room New York City NYC listings art and museum

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! Our bodies are home to many trillions of microbes, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other organisms collectively called the human ...

Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center runs June 26 through July 14

Dust Off Those Dancing Shoes at Midsummer Night Swing at ...

ZEALnyc, June 21, 2018 It's that time of year again when the Damrosch Bandshell Plaza at Lincoln Center is transforming into an outdoor dance hall as Midsummer Night Swing commences its three-week residency, hosting a variety of artists performing a wide-range of dance styles. This much-anticipated series ...

Bassist William Parker in a Five-Night Residency at The Stone

Bassist William Parker Probes the Secrets of the Tone World ...

By David Rubien, Contributing Writer, June 21, 2018 A pillar of the New York improvised music community since the 1970s, bassist-composer William Parker is leading a residency at the Stone June 26-30. He says he will be exploring life in its component terms: vibrations, light, love. That ...

Coney Island New York fun at Luna Park and New York Aquarium

A Day @: Coney Island Is As Fun As It Ever ...

By Anne Marie Kelly, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2018 If the Hamptons is a haven for New York’s elite, then Coney Island is for everyone else. It’s not posh, but, boy, is it fun! It’s an offbeat mix of old-school amusement park, beachside restaurants, ...

Roger Daltrey New York Pops The Whos Tommy at Forest Hills New York

Roger Daltrey Rocks Out with the New York Pops in ...

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2018 Growing up, I didn’t always listen to the “coolest” music of the day. With parents who were into 80s New Wave (and wished the 70s disco era hadn’t existed), but kind of accepted classic rock, it was ...

Introspection album by guitarist Roni Ben-Hur and bassist Harvie S

Special Straight-Ahead Musings by Guitarist Roni Ben-Hur and Bassist Harvie ...

By Denin Koch, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2018 On their 2018 release Introspection on Jazzheads Records, guitarist Roni Ben-Hur and bassist Harvie S succeed in presenting a guitar trio record that captures the timeless tradition of the ensemble while also producing exciting new sounds and timbres that set ...

The Royal Family of Broadway Review at Barrington Stage

Review: ‘The Royal Family of Broadway’ Strains to Please at ...

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, June 19, 2018 A new musical by William Finn is always worth seeking out, wherever it happens to be playing. Finn has a knack for crafting quirky shows about peculiar people, but in a very endearing way. From the cadre of lovable ...

Othello Proves Lies Conquer Love in Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park Review

Review: 'Othello' Proves Lies Conquer Love

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, June 19, 2018 After last summer’s uproariously trumped-up and absurdly controversial Julius Caesar and the magical elder fairyland of Midsummer Night’s Dream, the first production of the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park season seems relatively tame. But what ...

Art Break: Must-sees at New York City's New Museum, Eldridge Street and a 'Fine, Bright Day' at The LGBT Center

Art Break: Must-sees at New York City's New Museum, Eldridge ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, June 18, 2018 This week, Art Break shines the spotlight on the New Museum of Contemporary Art, located on the Bowery. Since its founding in 1977, the institution has given New Yorkers a front row seat to the international contemporary art scene, ...

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Versatility Rules at the Eclectic Alt-Guitar Summit, Starring Bill Frisell ...

By David Rubien, Contributing Writer, June 15, 2018 When a large percentage of jazz guitarists under the age of 50 tell you that their primary influence was Jimi Hendrix, you know something interesting is going on. While the guitar has become as prevalent in jazz as almost any ...

Steve Tibbetts's 'Life Of' Is Both Endlessly Expansive and Deeply Intimate

Steve Tibbetts's 'Life Of' Is Both Endlessly Expansive and Deeply ...

By Denin Koch, Contributing Writer, June 14, 2018 Guitarist Steve Tibbetts’ long association with ECM has produced nine albums that span influences from Southeast Asian gamelan to Americana to jazz fusion. His 2018 release, Life of, is a quiet, meditative record that Tibbetts describes as a “sequel” to 2010’...

AMNH: Opulent Oceans

American Museum of Natural History

http://www.amnh.org

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

Inspired by the book Opulent Oceans: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History, this exhibition includes 46 exquisite reproductions from 33 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works. The world’s oceans abound with a truly astonishing diversity of life ...

American Museum of Natural History Our Senses An Immersive Experience New York City NYC listings art and museum

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. In this highly experiential exhibition, explore 11 funhouse-like spaces that dare you to ...

AMNH: The Film ‘Amazon Adventure’ at the American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

https://www.amnh.org/

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

Amazon Adventure traces the extraordinary journey of 19th-century naturalist and explorer Henry Walter Bates—the most influential scientist you’ve never heard of—who provided “the beautiful proof” to Charles Darwin for his revolutionary theory of evolution by natural selection, the ...

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: Clouds Stretching for a Thousand Miles — Ink in Asian Art New York City NYC listings art and museum

Asia Society: Clouds Stretching for a Thousand Miles — Ink in Asian Art

Asia Society

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

725 Park Ave, New York, NYC 10021

This exhibition celebrates the versatility and enduring influence of the calligraphic ink tradition across Asia. The works on view, selected from Asia Society Museum’s new acquisitions of contemporary ink and calligraphic art, highlight exemplary works by Gu Wenda, Minjung Kim, Qiu Zhijie, Sun ...

Asia Society: Inspired by Asian Art — Works by New York City Students New York City NYC listings art and museum

Asia Society: Inspired by Asian Art — Works by New York City Students

Asia Society

https://asiasociety.org/new-york

725 Park Ave, New York, NYC 10021

Inspired by Asian Art is part of a series of exhibitions that presents the work of New York City students created in response to the great artistic traditions of Asia. This year the exhibition presents student artwork inspired by the Asia Society fall 2017 exhibitions Masterpieces from the Asia ...

Asia Society: The 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 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 ...

Tim Rollins, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Bronx Museum: Dialogues — Tim Rollins & K.O.S. and Glenn Ligon

This exhibition in honor of the late Tim Rollins takes as its departure point the concept of dialog that was central to his vision as an artist and educator. Deeply influenced by the educational theories of Brazilian philosopher Paulo Freire, Rollins used dialog to bring out the truth in each ...

Bronx Museum: Diana Al-Hadid — Delirious Matter New York City NYC listings art and museum

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 New York City NYC listings art and museum

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: Moses Ros — Landing / Aterrizaje New York City, NYC listings art and museum

Bronx Museum: Moses Ros — Landing / Aterrizaje

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

http://www.bronxmuseum.org/

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is proud to present Landing / Aterrizaje , a new installation by Bronx artist Moses Ros conceived specifically for the museum’s Terrace, from April 18 through September 19, 2018. Landing / Aterrizaje is inspired by recent migrations to the United States caused by ...

Bronx Museum: Oded Halahmy — Exile is Home

Bronx Museum: Oded Halahmy — Exile is Home

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

http://www.bronxmuseum.org/

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456

Like countless New Yorkers who arrived from distant lands, Oded Halahmy has a rich personal history of exile, migration and travels. Born in the old city of Baghdad in 1938, the artist came from a family of Orthodox Jews with deep roots in ancient Babylonian culture. He refers to his home as the ...

Bronx Museum: Rochelle Feinstein — Image of an Image New York City NYC listings art and museum

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

Winged Genie. Nimrud, Assyria

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 ...

Cecilia Vicuña: Skyscraper Quipu

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 ...

Brooklyn Museum: David Bowie is

Brooklyn Museum: David Bowie is

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Organized with unprecedented access to David Bowie’s personal archive, this exhibition explores the creative process of an artist whose sustained reinventions, innovative collaborations, and bold characterizations revolutionized the way we see music, inspiring people to shape their own identities ...

David Levine Some People All Time

Brooklyn Museum: David Levine — Some of the People, All of the Time

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

David Levine’s Some of the People, All of the Time examines the fragility of our democracy. It confronts a timely and disturbing question: What if a member of a gathering—a rally, an audience, even a party—is there under false pretenses? Recently, there have been a number of disturbing ...

Brooklyn Museum: European Art

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

This major reinstallation of our European art collection presents masterpieces spanning the Early Renaissance through World War II. The selection of sixty-three drawings, prints, paintings, and sculptures in marble, plaster, and bronze addresses identity-making in Europe through themes of the body ...

Joseph Kosuth On Color 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 ...

Huastec artist. Life-Death Figure

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 our 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. Themes of life, ...

Brooklyn Museum: Radical Women — Latin American Art, 1960–1985

Brooklyn Museum: Radical Women — Latin American Art, 1960–1985

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

This is the first exhibition to explore the groundbreaking contributions to contemporary art of Latin American and Latina women artists during a period of extraordinary conceptual and aesthetic experimentation. Featuring more than 120 artists from 15 countries, Radical Women: Latin American Art, ...

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 ...

Night, Clock Figure

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: William Trost Richards — Experiments in Watercolor New York City NYC listings art and museum

Brooklyn Museum: William Trost Richards — Experiments in Watercolor

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The rise of watercolor painting in the mid-to-late nineteenth century coincided with a growing artistic interest in the expressive possibilities of the medium. American landscape painter William Trost Richards (1833–1905) was at the forefront of this movement, using both traditional and ...

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 ...

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