Art ▪ Music

Jeanine Oleson: Hear, Here

04/23/2014 - 07/06/2014

Event Description

04/23/2014 - 07/06/2014


11:00 AM     Free - $16

New Museum will host the first museum presentation of work by Jeanine Oleson, who will produce an exhibition, several public programs and workshops, a publication, and an experimental opera over the course of a four-month residency during the Museum’s 2014 spring R&D Season: VOICE. LES. Free Thurs 6 to 9pm

Art

Hannah Sawtell: Accumulator

04/23/2014 - 06/22/2014

Event Description

04/23/2014 - 06/22/2014


11:00 AM     Free - $16

For her first museum solo presentation in the United States, Hannah Sawtell has developed a new installation and sound work for the New Museum’s Lobby Gallery. LES. Free Thursday Evenings (from 7 PM to 9 PM).

Design ▪ Tech

Slow Motion Collisions

04/23/2014

Event Description

04/23/2014


06:30 PM     $10 - $30

SLOW MOTION COLLISIONS HOW DIGITAL DESIGN CAREERS EVOLVE. Join us for a one-of-a-kind evening of discussion with four amazing designers who have navigated the landscape of this evolving industry, each in their own unique way, to build unique, inspiring careers. Whether they’re still new or have achieved veteran status, they’ll each explain how they got to where they find themselves today, and what were some notable landmarks along the way. The panel will be moderated by designer and writer Khoi Vinh, who will draw on the interviews he conducted with the panelists for his forthcoming book “How They Got There: Career Paths in Digital Design.” Attendees will get free digital previews of the book! Meatpacking District.

Art ▪ Dance

Age & Beauty Part 1

04/23/2014 - 05/04/2014

Event Description

04/23/2014 - 05/04/2014


04:30 PM     $16 - $20

Age & Beauty Part 1: Mid-Career Artist/Suicide Note or &:-/ is a duet Miguel Gutierrez performs with young dancer Mickey Mahar. The piece deals with mid-career anxiety, futurity and tropes about the aging gay choreographer, and is the first of a three part series of queer pieces addressing longevity, sustainability, aesthetic signature and burnout. Whitney Museum. Check dates and times. UES

Art ▪ Fun

Youth Council Blog Launch

04/23/2014

Event Description

04/23/2014


04:30 PM     Free

El Museo’s Youth Council is launching a blog, featuring a young and fresh take on the NYC arts scene! Stop by and interact with the new exhibition, MUSEUM STARTER Kit: Open With Care with FREE gallery tours and art-making activities where you’ll create your own museum. The young women from Comunilife’s Life is Precious program will present an interactive performance piece inspired by artist and El Museo founder Raphael Montañez Ortiz. El Museo del Barrio. UES

Comedy

Gas Station Horror: Comedy

04/24/2014

Event Description

04/24/2014


07:00 PM     $8

Underground Gas Station Horror. Gas Station Horror is a monthly, high-energy assault with bad horror movies and great improvisation. Hosts J. W. Crump and Jordan Hirsch are joined by a talented group of horror-philes from UCB, PIT, and the Magnet. The tech plays ten minute-long clips from low-rent horror movies, and upon blackout the improvisers take the stage to finish the scene in new and hilarious ways. Shows also feature give-aways, sponsored raffles, and fresh horror trivia. The Pit. East 24th St.

Art ▪ Design

Unextinguished

04/26/2014 - 05/10/2014

Event Description

04/26/2014 - 05/10/2014


12:00 PM     Free

MECKA Gallery is pleased to announce UNEXTINGUISHED, a collaborative exhibition featuring legendary street photographer, Martha Cooper and internationally renowned street artist, ELLE. Both world travelers, the two meet in Bushwick, NYC to create a large-scale, site-specific installation that spans generations and mediums, a show that brings refinement to the gritty, where clean lines meet abstraction. Fire extinguishers filled with paint, hazmat suits, pastel rainbows, mannequins, photographs, hand embellished prints, and gold plated wearable sculptures capture that which has been extinguished. The show collapses decades and brings to the forefront the work of two women working in different mediums. Bushwick. Opening reception Sat. 4/26, 7 to 10pm

Art

Resonance-Artists' Gallery Show

04/22/2014 - 04/27/2014

Event Description

04/22/2014 - 04/27/2014


10:00 AM     Free

At RESONANCE, a gallery show at a warehouse owned by Rockrose Development Corp in Long Island City, Queens, a dozen artists dig into archetypes and magic, and apply it to the everyday, to the home, where the most common objects have deeper meanings, darker pasts, and, most importantly, shared meanings. Featured artists include: Jade Brandt, Monica Canilao, M.V. Carbon, Nathan Corbin, Ryan C. Doyle, Robin Frohardt, Jay MacDonald, Orien McNeil, Martina Mrongovius, Nick Normal, Michael O'Toole, Jeff Stark with Sarah McMillan, Laura McMillian, and Ryan O'Connor, Allison Termine.

Architecture ▪ Design

Check-In to 200 LEX

04/23/2014

Event Description

04/23/2014


03:00 PM     Free

Join Interior Design and the New York Design Center for an exploration of unexpected hospitality. Leading designers share their work from across the globe and discuss the changing face of hospitality. Arrive early for self-guided hospitality tours at 200 Lex curated by Interior Design editors and hospitality designers. 200 Lexington

Food ▪ Fun

Purina One Cat Café PopUp

04/24/2014 - 04/27/2014

Event Description

04/24/2014 - 04/27/2014


10:00 AM     Free

Well, it's certainly not OUR cup of café, but we realize we may be in the minority... Purina ONE is popping up a Cat Café at 168 Bowery. will feature adoptable, hang-out-with-able cats from Long Island’s North Shore Animal League, alongside delicious, artisan-roasted coffees from the aforementioned undisclosed roaster. This pop-up puts New York squarely in the lead in a mad, across-the-living-room midnight dash to the finish line against other planned cat cafes in San Francisco, Oakland and Montreal. Nolita

Art ▪ Food

Oscar Murillo:AMercantileNovel

04/24/2014 - 06/14/2014

Event Description

04/24/2014 - 06/14/2014


10:00 AM     Free

With his exhibition A Mercantile Novel, Oscar Murillo will recreate a candy-making factory inside the New York gallery (519 West 19th Street) in collaboration with Colombina, one of the premier food companies in Colombia. During the course of the exhibition, tens of thousands of candies will be produced and given away for free at the gallery. Gallery visitors and volunteers are invited to take candy and share it throughout the city’s five boroughs, whether on foot, by bike, by taxi, by subway, by bus, etc., thus reflecting all modes of typical transportation throughout New York City and the diversity of its communities. Opening reception Thurs 4/24 6 to 8pm. Chelsea

Art

Santiago Calatrava Sculptures

04/24/2014 - 05/31/2014

Event Description

04/24/2014 - 05/31/2014


10:00 AM     Free

The directors of Marlborough Gallery are pleased to announce the exhibition of the Spanish-born, world-renowned artist architect, Santiago Calatrava. This will be Calatrava’s first solo exhibition with Marlborough Gallery, and will be comprised of drawings, ceramics, and sculpture. The show will open on Thursday, April 24, with an opening reception from 6-8pm. Midtown

Art ▪ Fun

Andy Warhol: 13 Most Wanted

04/26/2014

Event Description

04/26/2014


06:00 PM     $4 - $8

Opening Party – 13 Most Wanted Men: Andy Warhol and the 1964 World’s Fair. Gallery viewing 6 to 8pm. Party: 8pm to 12am. Queens Museum.

Art

Sherrie Levine: Red Yellow Blue

04/17/2014 - 05/23/2014

Event Description

04/17/2014 - 05/23/2014


10:00 AM     Free

An exhibition of new works by Sherrie Levine. Paula Cooper Gallery. Chelsea.

Art

Archeo

04/17/2014 - 03/17/2015

Event Description

04/17/2014 - 03/17/2015


10:00 AM     Free

An outdoor group exhibition about technology and obsolescence, Archeo brings together the work of artists who employ outmoded technologies and outdated machinery as a reflection on humanity’s continuous fascination and frustration with technology. Some of the works in the exhibition describe a recent past which resembles a dystopian future, featuring a wasteland of discarded machines and castaway objects. - The High Line

Photography

Bill Cunningham: Facades

03/14/2014 - 06/15/2014

Event Description

03/14/2014 - 06/15/2014


10:00 AM     Free - $8

In 1968, photographer Bill Cunningham embarked on an eight-year project to document the architectural riches and fashion history of New York City. Scouring the city’s thrift stores, auction houses, and street fairs for vintage clothing, and scouting sites on his bicycle, Cunningham generated a photographic essay entitled Facades, which paired models—in particular his muse, fellow photographer Editta Sherman—in period costumes with historic settings. New York Historical Society

Art ▪ Fun

Scavenger Hunt:Brooklyn Museum

05/03/2014

Event Description

05/03/2014


12:30 PM     $30

POGO Events presents The Amazing New York Scavenger Hunt – part scavenger hunt, part obstacle course and ALL Brooklyn Museum! A series of clues leads you around the Brooklyn Museum performing mental challenges along the way. Each member of the winning team receives a New York City gift package which may include tickets to The Big Quiz Thing and Quiet Events, classes at StripXpertease and Babeland, goodies from Pasticceria Bruno and big discounts from Fluent City and more! The hunt takes two hours. Please wear comfortable shoes. One member of the team should have a smart phone (either Android or I-Phone). The hunt is run through an app called ScanQuest. Please download that before you come to the event. It is a great way to connect with friends or meet new ones.

Theater

The International

04/11/2014 - 05/04/2014

Event Description

04/11/2014 - 05/04/2014


08:00 PM     $35

Inspired by events in the Bosnian War of 1992-95, Ruddy's probing three-character play looks at the same events taking place during an ethnic-incited conflict through the eyes of three different people in three different parts of the world. The Cell. Chelsea

Art

Swoon:SubmergedMotherlands

04/11/2014 - 08/24/2014

Event Description

04/11/2014 - 08/24/2014


11:00 AM     Free - $12

Swoon creates a site-specific installation in our rotunda gallery, transforming it into a fantastic landscape centering on a monumental sculptural tree with a constructed environment at its base, including sculpted boats and rafts, figurative prints and drawings, and cut paper foliage. Brooklyn Museum

Theater

The Great Immensity

04/11/2014 - 05/01/2014

Event Description

04/11/2014 - 05/01/2014


07:30 PM     $20

Searching for her husband Karl after he disappeared while on assignment for a nautre show, Phyllis uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Paris. As the days count down, can she decipher the plan and stop it in time? The Great Immensity is written and directed by Steve Cosson with songs by Michael Friedman (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Love's Labour's Lost). The Public

Art

Holton Rower: Too Many Ideas

04/10/2014 - 05/04/2014

Event Description

04/10/2014 - 05/04/2014


12:00 PM     Free

The Hole is proud to present the third solo exhibition at the gallery by Holton Rower that is unlike anything you have seen him do before. Too Many Ideas looks like a group show by one person: the artist will exhibit a panoply of artworks in Gallery 3, none of which are his most "signature" type, all of which will be new to the public. Opening Reception 4/10 6 to 9pm

Art

Urs Fischer Uptown & Down

04/09/2014 - 05/08/2014

Event Description

04/09/2014 - 05/08/2014


10:00 AM     Free

For the next several weeks, you’ll be able to see new works from the sculptor Urs Fischer in Gagosian Gallery’s new digs at 821 Park Avenue on the Upper East Side. You’ll also be able to see them downtown, at 104 Delancey Street, where the gallery is holding a pop-up show in a long-since-closed Chase Bank.

Art ▪ Photography

James Franco: New Film Stills

04/10/2014 - 05/03/2014

Event Description

04/10/2014 - 05/03/2014


10:00 AM     Free

Drawing from his experience in film and television work, Franco has produced a body of video works, multimedia installations, and large-scale sculptures. Opening Reception Thursday, April 10, 7pm to 9pm. Chelsea

Art ▪ Photography

Vik Muniz: Album

04/10/2014 - 05/10/2014

Event Description

04/10/2014 - 05/10/2014


10:00 AM     Free

Album, an exhibition of new large-scale photographs by Vik Muniz presents two new bodies of work – the eponymous Album series as well as Postcards from Nowhere. Muniz continues to explore the contemporary fragmented visual experience, with an increased emphasis on nostalgia and the materiality of photography. Sikkema Jenkins. Chelsea.

Dance

Dance Off The Grid

04/24/2014

Event Description

04/24/2014


08:00 PM     $15 - $25

The Emelin is thrilled to host the critically-acclaimed series Dance Off the Grid. Curated by renowned dance critic Valerie Gladstone, this series will feature live performances by the top talent of contemporary dance. From ballet to tap, modern to puppetry, and everything in between, Dance Off The Grid presents a series of evenings that survey the diversity of today’s dance landscape while revealing the inspiration behind each work. Emelin Theater. Mamaroneck.

Art ▪ Tours

Brooklyn Culture/History Tour

03/21/2014 - 05/24/2014

Event Description

03/21/2014 - 05/24/2014


12:00 PM     $32

This small-group walking tour leads you through Brooklyn's popular neighborhood of Williamsburg. Discover cutting-edge culture, fascinating history, and creative street art. This a walking tour in Williamsburg, Brooklyn given every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 12:00pm. Its length is approximately 2 hours. Williamsburg.

Art ▪ Tech

Jim Campbell:Rhythms of...

03/21/2014 - 06/15/2014

Event Description

03/21/2014 - 06/15/2014


10:30 AM     $6 - $12

Jim Campbell: Rhythms of Perception is the first solo museum exhibition in New York of the San Francisco-based artist Jim Campbell (b.1956), who is best known for his evocative low resolution works. This career-spanning exhibition features over 20 works, ranging from early experimental film, interactive works, and low-resolution videos to large-scale installations. An innovator in the use of technology, Campbell integrates and manipulates computers and custom electronics into visually arresting artworks. Museum of Moving Image, Astoria

Art ▪ Design

+81 Japan Graphics Exhibit

03/15/2014 - 04/25/2014

Event Description

03/15/2014 - 04/25/2014


12:00 PM     Free

The first round of the exhibition at +81 GALLERY opens by Shun Kawakami, Gen Miyamura and Syoh Yoshida. Prominent among the graphic and art scene in Japan and the world. 167 Elizabeth St. Nolita, Opening Reception 3/15 6 to 8pm

Art

Alice Aycock: Park Avenue

03/14/2014 - 07/20/2014

Event Description

03/14/2014 - 07/20/2014


06:00 AM     Free

"Park Avenue Paper Chase" - seven aluminum + fiberglass sculptures by artist Alice Aycock take over the Park Avenue median from 52nd to 66th street.

Art ▪ Film

A Tale of Two Islands

03/13/2014 - 05/07/2014

Event Description

03/13/2014 - 05/07/2014


10:00 AM     Free

Featuring works by Beatrice Gibson with Alex Waterman, and Frank Heath, each video offers a portrait of an island located in New York City. Opening 3/13/14 at 4pm. High Line

Art

Gaughin: Metamorphoses

03/08/2014 - 06/08/2014

Event Description

03/08/2014 - 06/08/2014


10:30 AM     Free - $25

This exhibition focuses on Paul Gauguin’s rare and extraordinary prints and transfer drawings, and their relationship to his better-known paintings and his sculptures in wood and ceramic. Comprising approximately 150 works, including some 120 works on paper and a critical selection of some 30 related paintings and sculptures, it is the first exhibition to take an in-depth look at this overall body of work. MoMA

Architecture ▪ Design

Frank Lloyd Wright & the City

03/08/2014 - 06/01/2014

Event Description

03/08/2014 - 06/01/2014


10:00 AM     Free - $25

Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal celebrates the recent joint acquisition of Frank Lloyd Wright’s extensive archive by MoMA and Columbia University’s Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library. Through an initial selection of drawings, films, and large-scale architectural models, the exhibition examines the tension in Wright’s thinking about the growing American city in the 1920s and 1930s, when he worked simultaneously on radical new forms for the skyscraper and on a comprehensive plan for the urbanization of the American landscape titled “Broadacre City.” MoMA

Art

Special Projects: Joseph Arthur

02/20/2014 - 04/27/2014

Event Description

02/20/2014 - 04/27/2014


10:00 AM     Free

Joseph Arthur (b. 1971), a musician, visual artist, and poet, presents a series of 11 works on paper, explorations of the body, emotions, and the human psyche that will be on view at BRIC House in the long hallway outside the Project Room during the duration of the Art Into Music exhibition. Known for his live painting during his music performances, Arthur’s artworks explode with a visceral energy. Bric Arts. Brooklyn

Art ▪ Photography

Photographs at Play

02/14/2014 - 05/18/2014

Event Description

02/14/2014 - 05/18/2014


10:30 PM     Free - $18

Each photograph in the exhibition's "collective invention" shares a visual or conceptual quality with the piece to its left, another with the one to its right. Embodying photography's rich history and wide range of applications in science, art, propaganda, journalism, and self-promotion, A Collective Invention celebrates a medium that mirrors the energy and complexity of modern life. Morgan Library FREE Fridays 7 to 9pm.

Art

Noguchi's Early Drawings

02/05/2014 - 05/25/2014

Event Description

02/05/2014 - 05/25/2014


10:00 AM     Free - $10

Noguchi's Early Drawings: 1927-1932 Each of the drawings on view reveals a very different facet of his quest to form a unique artistic identity in the years following his apprenticeship with Brancusi. LIC

Art ▪ Design

Martin Wong Graffiti Collection

02/04/2014 - 08/24/2014

Event Description

02/04/2014 - 08/24/2014


10:00 AM     Free - $10

Never-before-seen highlights of this collection will be on view at the Museum of the City of New York as part of the exhibition, City As Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection.

Art ▪ Design

Aqueduct Murals

12/04/2013 - 12/04/2014

Event Description

12/04/2013 - 12/04/2014


11:00 AM     Free

The grandstand walls at Aqueduct Racetrack will serve as canvasses for 11 contemporary urban artists who will transform the first floor of New York City’s only racetrack into a horse racing-themed street art show for “Aqueduct Murals." Daily from 11 a.m. beginning November 23 at Aqueduct Racetrack, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park

Food ▪ Fun

Secret Identity Storefronts

11/06/2013 - 11/06/2014

Event Description

11/06/2013 - 11/06/2014


12:00 PM     Free

A toy shop entrance that leads to a speakeasy. A phone booth in a hot dog joint leads to another. A retro video arcade secretly leads to a men's street-wear shop. Nine NYC false (or not-so-false) storefronts that lead to a secret identity/space. Manhattan

Art ▪ Film

William Kentridge:RefusalofTime

10/22/2013 - 05/11/2014

Event Description

10/22/2013 - 05/11/2014


10:00 AM     Free - $20

A new joint acquisition by the Met and SFMOMA, William Kentridge's five-channel video installation The Refusal of Time (2012) is a thirty-minute meditation on time and space, the complex legacies of colonialism and industry, and the artist's own intellectual life. Metropolitan Museum

Art ▪ Tech

Out of Hand: MAD Museum

10/16/2013 - 07/06/2014

Event Description

10/16/2013 - 07/06/2014


10:00 AM     Free - $16

Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital will explore the many areas of 21st-century creativity made possible by advanced methods of computer-assisted production known as digital fabrication. In today’s postdigital world, artists are using these means to achieve levels of expression never before possible – an explosive, unprecedented scope of artistic expression that extends from sculptural fantasy to functional beauty. Museum of Art & Design. Pre-Opening Sneak Peek 10/14. Pay-What-You-Wish Thursday & Friday evenings 6 to 9pm

Art ▪ Tours

Judd Foundation

09/30/2013 - 06/18/2014

Event Description

09/30/2013 - 06/18/2014


01:00 PM     $25

NOW SATURDAY TOURS HAVE OPENED. SURE TO GO FAST... Purchased by Donald Judd in 1968, 101 Spring Street became his studio and primary residence. After a three-year restoration the building is open to the public for guided tours. Slots are selling out fast...

Architecture ▪ Staycation

Hunters Pt South Waterfront

09/03/2013 - 09/03/2014

Event Description

09/03/2013 - 09/03/2014


08:00 AM     Free

The first phase of the new Hunters Point South Waterfront Park opened last week with spectacular views of the midtown Manhattan skyline. Designed by Weiss/Manfredi Architects with ARUP and Thomas Balsley Associates. LIC

Staycation

Finding the Quiet City

07/12/2013 - 07/12/2014

Event Description

07/12/2013 - 07/12/2014


12:00 PM     Free

"Finding the Quiet City" is a list of 710 locations in the five boroughs submitted by readers to the NYTimes. Some are obvious, like Central Park while others are hidden away. Interesting.

Art

Bushwick Collective

06/11/2013 - 06/11/2014

Event Description

06/11/2013 - 06/11/2014


09:00 AM     Free

Stroll around the outdoor street art gallery anchored at the intersection of Troutman Street and St. Nicholas Ave in Bushwick, run by Joseph Ficalora, who grew up in the neighborhood. Always 'open'

Food ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Mitsuwa Marketplace

07/04/2013 - 08/30/2014

Event Description

07/04/2013 - 08/30/2014


11:00 AM     $6

Take the $6 roundtrip shuttle bus from Port Authority to Mitsuwa Marketplace in NJ and feel like you've stepped into Japan just 20 minutes away. Have ramen, sushi, unique desserts & teas in food court style. Browse the grocery store & all the fabulous Japanese packaging & items. There's a magazine store & toystore too. Check shuttle schedule here: http://www.mitsuwa.com/tenpo/newj/access/eshuttle.html

Staycation

DayTrip: Four Freedoms Park

07/04/2013 - 08/31/2014

Event Description

07/04/2013 - 08/31/2014


10:00 AM     $5

A quick trip out to the less-than-a-year-old FDR Four Freedoms Park designed by Louis Kahn could be a nice thing on a summer's day (we've only been in frigid temps.) Make the event extra touristy-fun by riding the tram over from 59th St and 1st Ave. It's about a 5 minute walk on the Roosevelt Island side & the only cost is your metrocard expense on the tram.

Art ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Dia:Beacon

07/04/2013 - 08/31/2014

Event Description

07/04/2013 - 08/31/2014


11:00 AM     $28 - $35

Imagine roughly ten Chelsea galleries in one place, complete with contemporary art & skylights, more specifically a 300,000-sq ft historic printing factory. Add to that beautiful gardens to stroll on with mountain views. That's Dia:Beacon. Roughly an hour's train-ride away on MetroNorth from Grand Central. Package deal includes train ticket & admission. Highly recommended. Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

Art ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Storm King Art Center

07/04/2013 - 08/31/2014

Event Description

07/04/2013 - 08/31/2014


10:00 AM     $45 - $46

Explore 500 acres of open fields, woodlands, and meadows with over 100 large scale sculptures by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time. A little over an hour north of the city, this package that includes r/t bus transportation, admission & tour of Storm King leaves at 10am and gets you back before 6:30pm. Truly a special place!

Fun ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Spa Castle

07/05/2013 - 08/31/2014

Event Description

07/05/2013 - 08/31/2014


11:00 AM     $35 - $45

Spend the day swimming in pools, taking a sauna, steam bath, body scrub, massage, or eating at the food court as well, all Korean style. Very family friendly and in Queens no less! Accessible by subway & their shuttle bus. Plus, we've heard good things about their Jersey location as well.