The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Host “P.S. Art” Exhibition, Recognizing the Arts & Creativity of NYC Public School Students

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host its annual exhibition of P.S. Art 2024: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids, a juried exhibition of artwork by prekindergarten through grade 12 students from New York City public schools across all five boroughs. This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the exhibition and the 17th P.S Art exhibition hosted by the Museum.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Present ‘Indian Skies: The Howard Hodgkin Collection of Indian Court Painting’

      Widely regarded as one of the finest of its kind, British artist Howard Hodgkin’s collection of Indian paintings includes works created at the Mughal, Deccan, Rajput, and Pahari courts dating from the 16th to the 19th century. Opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on February 6, 2024, the exhibition Indian Skies: The Howard […]

‘Manet/Degas’, a Major Exhibition to Open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 24th

      Opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 24, 2023, Manet/Degas examines one of the most significant artistic dialogues in the genesis of modern art. Born only two years apart, Édouard Manet (1832–1883) and Edgar Degas (1834–1917) were friends, rivals, and, at times, antagonists whose work shaped the development of modernist […]

Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

      The Costume Institute’s spring 2023 exhibition will examine the work of Karl Lagerfeld (1933–2019). Focusing on the designer’s stylistic vocabulary as expressed in aesthetic themes that appear time and again in his fashions from the 1950s to his final collection in 2019, the show will spotlight the German-born designer’s unique working methodology. […]

Héctor Zamora: Lattice Detour Arrives on the Cantor Roof Garden at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

      While the Museum’s doors have been closed to the public, inside has been buzzing with the excitement of new exhibitions and a continued celebration of The Met’s 150th Anniversary. On a recent Press Preview by Zoom, we were given a sneak peak of The Roof Garden Commission: Héctor Zamora, Lattice Detour. The Metropolitan […]

Yoko Ono’s ‘Dream Together’ Banners to be Unveiled at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

      In anticipation of its reopening on August 29, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will unveil tomorrow a timely new work of art on its Fifth Avenue facade—for the first time dedicating the spaces usually used for exhibition banners to display art. The work, Yoko Ono’s DREAM TOGETHER (2020), offers a powerful message […]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Celebrates 150 Years ~ Museum Reopening August 29, 2020

      The Museum will be reopening on August 29, 2020. Check visitors page for details. In 2020, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding with a dynamic range of exhibitions, programs, and public events. Highlights of the year will include the exhibition Making The Met, 1870–2020, on […]

The Monumental Photographic Journey of Girault de Prangey on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Take a photographic journey back in time at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey ~ a display of Girault’s daguerreotype process using oversized plates and innovative formats to produce what is today the world’s oldest photographic archive. This is the first exhibition in the United […]

‘Conduit’ ~ Portraits by Doug Safranek at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum as Part of The World Mother Storytelling Project

The World Mother Storytelling Project installs a multi-sensory art exhibit at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling, 898 St. Nicholas Avenue (at 155th Street), this summer. The World Mother Storytelling Project is an arts and community enterprise that uses mother stories to teach, heal and empower.

Opening on Wednesday June 5, and running through August 18, “Conduit” features stories by community members about their mothers, and a portrait gallery of 30 Sugar Hill locals by Doug Safranek, in the luminous medium of egg tempera.

Art Installations, Events & Exhibitions in NYC ~ July 2024

New Yorkers will kick-off July in celebration of our Country’s independence, along with annual events like the West Side Fest and the return of the weed-eating, Riverside Park goats. We will enjoy a Poster House Block Party, NYC DOT Summer Streets, and on Madison Avenue, a festive Bastille Day celebration, topped off with concerts in our parks. National Academy of Design opened its doors to its new gallery in Chelsea with the members exhibition, 191st Annual: Academy Style. Here are a few suggestions for the month of July.

Public Art Fund Debuts ‘Cannupa Hanska Luger: Attrition’ in City Hall Park

On June 5, World Environment Day, Public Art Fund will debut Attrition, a site-specific sculptural installation by interdisciplinary artist Cannupa Hanska Luger. Situated in City Hall Park in Lower Manhattan, Luger’s 10-foot-long steel bison skeleton will lie within a bed of grasses native to this region, highlighting the profound interdependence between animals, humans, and the land. Placed on the pathway to City Hall, Attrition symbolically engages with New York City’s heart of policy-making, bringing to light the history of the bison’s survival.

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the June 2024 GothamToGo Roundup

Pride Month kicks-off a sizzling summer of fun, from an art & craft market at Westbeth, and music festival in Washington Square Park, to the Tribeca Festival and River to River Festival. Public Art Fund will unveil Cannula Hanska Luger: Attrition in City Hall Park, and Fotografiska New York will open its doors to ‘Vivian Maier’ as its final exhibition in that historic location. New Yorkers will hit the streets for annual favorites like the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Street Festival ~ the Museum Mile Festival ~ and Juneteenth! Here are a few suggestions for the month of June.

Then and Now: The Whitney Museum Compares NYC Artworks from its First Biennial to Today

      Much has changed in New York City in the nearly 100 years since the Whitney Museum of American Art launched its landmark exhibition, while some things have remained the same. The inaugural Whitney Biennial—a survey of contemporary American art—opened on November 22, 1932, and featured several works that highlighted life in New […]

‘Harvey Dinnerstein: Reflections on Life and Work’ to Open at Art Students League in June

      The Art Students League of New York presents Harvey Dinnerstein: Reflections on Life and Work, an exhibition celebrating League artist and instructor Harvey Dinnerstein (1928–2022). Honoring the artist’s storied career and impact on generations of League artists, the show surveys Dinnerstein’s practice in the figurative tradition from his early years as a […]

‘The Met-NYCHA Art & Culture Scholars Program’ to Bring 25 Public Housing Scholars to The MET for Leadership Development Program

      The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Public Housing Community Fund, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), and Trinity Church Wall Street announced today the establishment of The Met-NYCHA Art and Culture Scholars Program, a new initiative that brings 25 public housing scholars to The Met for a leadership development program. The newly […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the May 2024 GothamToGo Roundup

      Festivals, exhibitions, shows, walks, and a Portal to Ireland will be in full bloom during May, with the month ending on the high note of an exhibition of the work of Vivian Maier at Fotografiska, and the opening of The Roof Garden at The Met with its commissioned installation by Petrit Halilaj, […]

Art Students League to Host ‘Figuring It Out: The Black Body by Global Black Artists, 2010-2020’ a Lecture with Curator, Lowery Stokes Sims

      Join Curator and Art Historian, Lowery Stokes Sims, former Executive Director and President of the Studio Museum in Harlem, for the upcoming lecture ‘Figuring It Out: The Black Body by Global Black Artists, 2010-2020’ at the Art Students League on Thursday, February 29th.

Return of 16th Century Mask of Bhairava to Nepal by The Rubin Museum of Art

      The Rubin Museum of Art has returned a circa 16th-century mask of the deity Bhairava to Nepal after receiving new evidence concerning its provenance. The return ceremony took place at the Manhattan District Attorney’s office on December 4, 2023, and included three additional works from other collections. Acting Consul General Mr. Bishnu […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the December 2023 GothamToGo Roundup

      There is no better place to be during the Holiday Season than New York. Young or old, there is something for everyone. From Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn to the annual Winer Glow in the Flatiron District or Night Market in the historic La Marqueta in East Harlem. Head over to Chelsea Market […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the November 2023 GothamToGo Roundup

      As we ‘Fall-Back’ into November on the 5th of the month with Daylight Saving Time, we will move forward to celebrate some of our favorite annual events ~ the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade; Holiday Tree arrives at Rockefeller Center; Canstruction at Brookfield place helps City Harvest provide holiday meals for families in […]

‘We Speak in Rivers’, a Solo Exhibition by Artist Stan Squirewell to Open at Claire Oliver Gallery in November

      Claire Oliver Gallery proudly announces We Speak in Rivers, a solo exhibition created by artist Stan Squirewell featuring 15 large-scale multi-media artworks. With a focus on chronicling histories often overlooked, Squirewell uses documentary photographs from the 1900s that feature Black and mixed race people as a starting point to create richly layered […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the October 2023 GothamToGo Roundup

      Let’s kick-off the Fall Season with a few annual favorites ~ The Blessing of the Animals; The Atlantic Antic™ Festival; Archtober & Open House New York; The Little Red Lighthouse Festival, NYCxDesign, Art in Odd Places; The Paper Dress Ball, and The New Yorker Festival. We expect beautiful Fall weather for the […]

NYU’s Grey Art Museum with Inaugural Exhibition, ‘Americans in Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946-1962’

      After nearly a half century on Washington Square, the Grey Art Gallery, New York University’s fine arts museum, will reopen in a purpose-designed, larger, and more visible space at 18 Cooper Square in lower Manhattan on Friday, March 2, 2024. With this transformational move, the Grey will be renamed the Grey Art […]

How American Artists Responded to the Tumult of the 1930s ~ ‘Art for the Millions’ at The Met

      The 1930s was a decade of political and social upheaval in the United States, and the art and visual culture of the time reflected the unsettled environment. Americans searched for their cultural identity during the Great Depression, a period marked by divisive politics, threats to democracy, and intensified social activism, including a […]

The Met Unveils Nairy Baghramian’s Colorful Abstract Sculptures for the Museum’s Facade

      The Met unveiled today four new sculptures by Nairy Baghramian (German citizen, born Iran 1971) for the Museum’s facade. This is the first public installation by the artist in New York City. Baghramian’s cast aluminum polychrome sculptures feature components that seem to have washed up like flotsam and jetsam in the voids […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the September 2023 GothamToGo Roundup

      Sailing into Fall, September kicks-off with the annual Armory Show and Armory Art Week, and a plethora of exciting exhibitions and events all around town. Public Art Fund unveils Fred Eversley: Parabolic Light at the Doris C. Freedman Plaza, and Little Italy hosts the annual Feast of San Gennaro.  Lincoln Center hosts […]

Revisiting Composer Arthur Russell’s ‘City Park’ at NYC AIDS Memorial on September 30th

      The New York City AIDS Memorial announces a free public outdoor concert of City Park, a controversial early work by maverick American composer, cellist, producer, and singer Arthur Russell (1951–1992), which integrates chamber music, electronics, concrete poetry, turntablism, and modern rock. The new, site-specific version at the Memorial, directed by Nick Hallett, […]

The Armory Show ~ Armory Off-Site + PHOTOFAIRS New York & Armory Art Week 2023

      The Armory Show is pleased to announce over 225 leading international galleries exhibiting in the 2023 edition, representing more than 35 countries and showcasing over 800 artists. New York’s Art Fair will return for its third year at the Javits Center September 8-10, with a VIP Preview Day on September 7. Tickets […]

Fund for Park Avenue Fills the Park Ave Median with Art Installations by Willie Cole, Raul Mourão, and Sophia Vari

      In addition to the seasonal displays of summer begonias and fall chrysanthemums, The Fund for Park Avenue and its Sculpture Committee are thrilled to announce the simultaneous exhibitions of works by Willie Cole, Raul Mourão and Sophia Vari on Park Avenue. Presented in conjunction with NYC Parks’ Art in the Parks Program […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the June 2023 GothamToGo Art Roundup

      Kicking-off the month of June with a plethora of annual events like Pride Month, Juneteenth, the TriBeCa Festival, Schomburg Center’s Literary Festival, Sing for Hope Pianos, Salmagundi Club Spring Auction, NoMAA’s Uptown Arts Stroll, and the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams & Empanadas Festival. Here are a few suggestions for the month of […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the May 2023 GothamToGo Art Roundup

      New Yorkers will kick-off the month of May in celebration of Asian American Heritage Month. New Yorkers also look forward to the opening of the Gilder Center at American Museum of Natural History, The annual Met Gala, Jane’s Walk, New York African Film Festival, Frieze New York and Frieze Week, NYCxDesign, Cinco […]

Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Annual Public Art Symposium ~ Transforming Public Art ~ at SVA Theatre Set for June 2nd

      Madison Square Park Conservancy announced the program for its eighth annual symposium, which convenes artists, curators, and cultural leaders to discuss critical issues and ideas in the fields of public and contemporary art. This year’s symposium, Transforming Public Art, explores how artists are reshaping public art practice—and public space itself—through the use […]

Celebration Picasso 1973-2023 ~ Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Death of the Spanish Artist Worldwide

      April 8, 2023 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso and thus the year will represent a celebration of his work and his artistic legacy in France, Spain and internationally. For this occasion, the French and Spanish governments have organized a large-scale transnational event through a bi-national […]