New York Now: Home ~ a Photography Triennial to Open at Museum of the City of New York

      Museum of the City of New York, NYC’s storyteller for nearly 100 years, today announced the list of 33 image-makers whose work will be included in the inaugural presentation of New York Now: Home – a photography triennial. Opening on March 10, 2023, the first installation focuses on the theme of “Home” […]

Soul of the City | Music + Revolution: Greenwich Village in the 1960s @ Museum of the City of New York on October 13th

      Join The Museum of the City of New York for a transporting evening of song and stories presented by musician and writer Richard Barone in celebration of his new book, Music + Revolution: Greenwich Village in the 1960s. 

Museum of the City of New York Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its Ongoing Exhibition, ‘Activist New York’

      The ongoing exhibition Activist New York, now celebrating its tenth year, opened in May, 2012 at The Museum of the City of New York. Exploring issues of political and civil rights, religious freedom, immigration, gender equality, environmental advocacy, and economic rights—and drawing on artifacts, images, and interactive components— Activist New York provides a […]

Museum of the City of New York to Unveil Mural by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya ‘Raise Your Voice’ as Part of “Activist New York’

      As a complement to its ongoing exhibition Activist New York, now entering its 10th anniversary, Museum of the City of New York will unveil a new immersive mural installation by artist Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya that illustrates the resilience of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) New Yorkers, and solidarity across activist movements. Incorporating contemporary images and historical activist figures Malcolm X and Yuri Kochiyama, Phingbodhipakkiya’s installation “Raise Your Voice” invites audiences to consider their own power […]

A Look-Back at DAZE: The City is My Muse at The Museum of the City of New York in 2015

      As we look forward to Chris ‘Daze’ Ellis’ solo exhibition #GiveItAllYouGot at P·P·O·W Gallery, we thought it a good time to reach back into our archives and take a second look at the Chris ‘Daze’ Ellis solo exhibition, The City is My Muse at the Museum of the City of New York in […]

A Look Back at Roz Chast: Memoirs at Museum of the City of New York

      As we look forward to Roz Chast in Conversation with Lester Burg this month, it reminds us of the artists’ 2016 exhibition at The Museum of the City of New York ~ Memoirs.

City of Workers, City of Struggle opens at The Museum of the City of New York

    The Museum of the City of New York opens its doors to the exhibition, City of Workers, City of Struggle, an examination of how the labor movement transformed New York.

Art & Incarceration @ Museum of the City of New York on February 7th

I Could Tell You ‘Bout My Life: Art and Incarceration was filmed, narrated, and directed as a short film, reflecting a young man’s incarceration on Rikers, and the effect it had on his life. This will be the film’s world premiere, followed by a conversation with New York based artists, about the power of art, […]

Museum of the City of New York presents Stanley Kubrick: Through a Different Lens

      The exhibition, Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs, opened at The Museum of the City of New York, featuring more than 120 photographs by Stanley Kubrick from the Museum’s Look Magazine archive.

El Barrio in the ’80s by Photographer, Joseph Rodriguez ~ Book Launch at the Museum of the City of New York on December 12

    Image via Joseph Rodriguez On the heals of the opening reception of the documentary film, Joseph Rodriguez | Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the ’80s at The Bronx Documentary Center, The Museum of the City of New York, in partnership with Union Settlement, will host a reception and book signing to celebrate the launch of […]

Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York at Museum of the City of New York

    Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York will open at the Museum of the City of New York on November 10th. Look back on 50 years at an exhibition featuring renderings, models, photographs, and video footage of public artworks by such artists as Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Red Grooms, […]

Public Art Fund Presents ‘Phyllida Barlow: PRANK’ Throughout City Hall Park in June

      On June 6, 2023, Public Art Fund will debut PRANK, the late British artist Phyllida Barlow’s final series of large-scale freestanding sculptures. This exhibition of seven new steel and fiberglass sculptures in City Hall Park offers the opportunity to experience her rich artistic legacy in the public sphere. As Barlow’s first series […]

Celebrate New York City Pride Month, June 2023

      Beginning in 1969 with a ‘Gay Power’ demonstration of about 500 people in Washington Square Park, the NYC Pride March is now considered to be the largest Pride Parade in the United States. In 2019, celebrating Stonewall 50/WorldPride NYC, approximately five-million people took part over the final weekend of the celebrations, with […]

Addressing Climate Change & Our Shorelines, ‘Vulnerable Landscapes’ on View at Staten Island Museum

      Vulnerable Landscapes, now on view at the Staten Island Museum, is an interdisciplinary exhibition that centers the shorelines at the forefront of climate change in one of New York City’s most vulnerable landscapes: Staten Island. The exhibition, which opened on Earth Day, explores Staten Island’s unique challenges due to its geography and […]

Frieze New York 2023 ~ May 17 to May 21 at The Shed + Frieze Week Around Town

      Returning to The Shed, Frieze New York will host over 60 galleries from 27 countries, showcasing both established and emerging galleries from around the world, and representing a snapshot of the art world’s ecosystem. The celebrated Focus Section, dedicated to galleries aged 12 years or younger, will also return to showcase solo […]

The Guggenheim Museum presents ‘Young Picasso in Paris’ as Part of “Celebration Picasso 1973-2023” a 50th Anniversary of the Spanish Artists Death

      The Guggenheim Museum will present Young Picasso in Paris, an intimate exhibition comprising a total of ten paintings and works on paper executed during Pablo Picasso’s introduction to the French capital. Created over the course of one pivotal year, these works exemplify a period of stylistic experimentation and show his burgeoning mastery […]

Brooklyn Children’s Museum Marks the End of Ramadan Celebrating Eid al-Fitr on April 23rd

      Brooklyn Children’s Museum will host Celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Sunday, April 23, a fun-filled festival of food, music, dance, and art that will take place from 11 am to 4 pm. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting. Traditionally, people celebrate the holiday […]

NYC Parks + The Poetry Society of America Unveil Five New Installations in Public Parks During National Poetry Month

      NYC Parks Commissioner Sue Donoghue joined The Poetry Society of America Executive Director Matt Brogan, poet Edward Hirsch, and students from P.S. 676 and Summit Academy Charter School to celebrate five new installations bringing poetry to New York’s public parks through the Park Poems initiative. 

The Guggenheim Museum Presents “Gego: Measuring Infinity”

      A major retrospective devoted to the work of Gego, or Gertrud Goldschmidt (b. 1912, Hamburg; d. 1994, Caracas), will be presented at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum from March 31, 2023, through September 10, 2023, offering a fully integrated view of the influential German-Venezuelan artist and her distinctive approach to the language […]

Rendering of New Museum Expansion + Announcement of Sarah Lucas as Recipient of Hostetler/Wrigley Sculpture Award

      The New Museum today announced Sarah Lucas (b. 1962, London, UK) as the inaugural recipient of the Hostetler/Wrigley Sculpture Award, a biennial award supporting the production of new sculpture by women artists. Made possible by the Hostetler/Wrigley Foundation, the $400,000 grant supports the artist’s honorarium, production, installation, administration, and exhibition of new work on the New […]

Brooklyn Children’s Museum Celebrates Holi on April 1st

      To welcome the arrival of spring, Brooklyn Children’s Museum and Anja Dance Company will host Celebrate Holi, a celebration of renewal, color, and play, on Saturday, April 1.

‘Aliza Nisenbaum: Queens, Lindo y Querido’ to Open at Queens Museum

      Aliza Nisenbaum portrays human stories. With her magically exuberant color palette, she paints people, individually or in groups, with their countenance, posture, and immediate surroundings organically composed to depict their humanity. Aliza Nisenbaum: Queens, Lindo y Querido, opening April 23rd, chronicles the artist’s years-long engagement with people at the Queens Museum and its […]

‘Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: Memory Map’ will Open at The Whitney Museum of American Art in April

      Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: Memory Map,on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art from April 19 through August 13, 2023, is a recognition of a groundbreaking artist’s work. For nearly five decades, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, a citizen of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation, has charted an exceptional and unorthodox career as […]

‘Colonial Firefighting & The American Revolution’ Opens at NYC Fire Museum

      The New York City Fire Museum today announced the launch of a new exhibition, Colonial Firefighting & the American Revolution, which presents the untold story of a group of volunteers, the colonial FDNY, that stood between New York and disaster during years of rampant arson, wars for North America, and the American Revolution. The exhibition […]

LGDR New Flagship Headquarters Opens to the Exhibition ‘Rear View’

      Spanning two floors of LGDR’s landmark Beaux-Arts-style townhouse, Rear View presents a transhistorical selection of over sixty paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and photographs that explore representation of the human figure as seen from behind—an enduring, wide-ranging paradigm that has exerted potent influence upon modern and contemporary artists. In addition to rare […]

‘JR: Les Enfants d’Ouranos’ on View at Perrotin New York

      Perrotin is pleased to introduce JR’s newest series, Les Enfants d’Ouranos. Building upon Déplacé-e-s which shares the stories of refugee children from around the world, this project explores the tensions between the visible and invisible. The title of the exhibition translates to The Children of Ouranos—referring to the primordial Greek god of […]

Funk You Too! Humor and Irreverence Ceramic Sculpture at Museum of Arts & Design

      The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will present the first major museum survey of humor and irreverence in modern and contemporary clay sculpture. On view from March 18–August 27, 2023, Funk You Too! Humor and Irreverence in Ceramic Sculpture brings together 50 artworks from the 1960s to the present day in […]

‘Sarah Sze: Timelapse’ to Open at The Guggenheim Museum

      The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will present a solo exhibition of Sarah Sze (b. 1969, Boston) featuring a series of site-specific installations by the acclaimed New York–based artist. Sarah Sze: Timelapse will unravel a trail of discovery through multiple spaces of the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright building, from the exterior of the […]

‘Mostly New: Selections from the NYU Art Collection’ on view at Grey Art Gallery

      Currently on view at Grey Art Gallery at NYU, ‘Mostly New: Selections from the NYU Art Collection‘. The exhibition presents modern and contemporary artworks, the majority of which have entered the New York University Art Collection over the last decade. This exhibition will be on view to June 28, 2023.

Berenice Abbott’s New York Album, 1929 to Open at The MET in March, 2023

      Opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on March 2, 2023, Berenice Abbott’s New York Album, 1929 will present selections from a unique unbound album of photographs of New York City created by American photographer Berenice Abbott (1898–1991), shedding new light on the creative process of one of the great artists of […]

The Morgan Library & Museum Presents ‘Uncommon Denominator: Nina Katchadourian at the Morgan’

      The Morgan Library & Museum is pleased to present Uncommon Denominator, a sequence-based exhibition in which interdisciplinary artist Nina Katchadourian combines pieces from the Morgan’s collection with her own artworks and objects of familial significance. Opening February 10th and on view through May 28th, 2023, it is the third in an ongoing […]

New Museum to Present a Major Wangechi Mutu Survey Spanning the Entire Museum

      The New Museum will present a major solo exhibition of work by Wangechi Mutu, bringing together more than one hundred works across painting, collage, drawing, sculpture, and film to present the full breadth of her practice from the mid-1990s to today. On view March 2–June 4, 2023, “Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined” will take […]

Architecture Now: New York, New Publics ~ The Inaugural Presentation of a New Exhibition Series at The Museum of Modern Art

      The Museum of Modern Art announces Architecture Now: New York, New Publics, the inaugural installation of a new exhibition series that will serve as a platform to highlight emerging talent and foreground groundbreaking projects in contemporary architecture. On view February 19 through July 29, 2023, the first iteration of the series, New […]

Explore the Whimsical & Experimental World of 1960s Paper Fashion at Museum of Arts and Design

      On view from March 18 to August 27, 2023, at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), Generation Paper: A Fashion Phenom of the 1960s explores the era’s short-lived phenomenon of paper fashion through more than 80 rare garments and accessories crafted from non-woven textiles. These fashions, introduced in 1966 as a […]

‘Death is Not the End’ ~ an Exhibition About the Afterlife to Open at The Rubin Museum of Art in March, 2023

      The Rubin Museum of Art is pleased to present “Death Is Not the End,” a new exhibition opening March 17 that explores notions of death and the afterlife through the art of Tibetan Buddhism and Christianity. Featuring prints, oil paintings, bone ornaments, thangka paintings, sculptures, illuminated manuscripts, and ritual objects, “Death Is […]

Raising New Symbols of Justice in Madison Sq Park & Atop Neighboring Courthouse ~ Shahzia Sikander: Havah…to breathe, air, life

        Free Livestream on May 12, 2023 6pm ~ Looking at Courthouses Through a New Lens   NYS Supreme Court Appellate Division Opening January 2023, Havah…to breathe, air, life Merges Sikander’s Explorations into Sculpture and Video in an Exhibition That Reconsiders Traditional Representations of Power Significant new works on the theme of justice […]

Master Drawings New York Announced Dates and Exhibitors for 2023

      Established in 2006, Master Drawings New York (MDNY) is the pre-eminent event for exhibiting and celebrating old masters through contemporary drawings in the United States. A select number of exhibitions also feature master paintings, sculpture, and photography. Dealers from the United States and Europe showcase their highest quality artwork in galleries along […]

Celebrate The Year of the Rabbit in NYC ~ It’s Lunar New Year 2023

      This year, Chinese New Year ~ The Year of the Rabbit ~ falls on Sunday, January 22nd, with the celebrations lasting before and after. Even though we are firmly in Winter, this Holiday is also known as the Spring Festival, and is the longest Chinese Holiday, with celebrations up to 16 days. […]

‘Courage to Act: Rescue in Denmark’ ~ the First Holocaust Exhibition for Children to Open at Museum of Jewish Heritage NYC in Fall 2023

      In fall 2023, New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will launch its first exhibition developed for elementary school-aged students. Courage to Act: Rescue in Denmark will commemorate the 80th anniversary of one of the most effective episodes of mass resistance in modern history.

The Rubin Museum of Art 2023 Focus on Global Projects Furthering the Field of Himalayan Art & Programs Focusing on Life After

      The Rubin Museum of Art is thrilled to announce its schedule of exhibitions and programs in 2023. The year begins with the launch of the Rubin’s largest institutional project to date, Project Himalayan Art, an initiative to provide global access to resources promoting a broader understanding of Himalayan art. The year’s exploration […]

‘Günther Uecker: Shields’ to be Final Exhibition in LGDR Madison Ave Gallery Prior to Opening New Flagship on East 64th Street in 2023

      On November 15, LGDR will open Shields, an exhibition reflecting on Günther Uecker’s seven- decades-long engagement with nails, paint, and graphite as potent symbolic materials and processual tools. The presentation brings together all nine paintings in the artist’s most recent series Shields (2022), a new and related series of works on paper, […]

The Bronx Museum of the Arts Celebrates it’s 50th with a $26 Million Renovation

      The Bronx Museum of the Arts, the city’s only free contemporary art museum, is pleased to reveal schematic designs for the renovation of its new multi-story entrance and lobby on the corner of Grand Concourse and 165th Street by Marvel, an award-winning architecture, landscape architecture, interiors and urban planning practice. Marking the […]

‘Theaster Gates: Young Lords and Their Traces’ to Open at New Museum

      Opening November 10, 2022, the New Museum will present the first American museum survey exhibition devoted to Theaster Gates, encompassing the full range of the artist’s practice across a variety of media creating communal spaces for preservation, remembrance, and exchange. This landmark exhibition will be accompanied by a presentation of newly commissioned […]

MTA Arts & Design brings Yayoi Kusama + Kiki Smith as Permanent Artworks to New Grand Central Madison Terminal

      MTA Arts & Design announced the commissioning of two highly acclaimed artists selected to create permanent artwork for the greatly anticipated Grand Central Madison, a new 700,000-square-foot Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) terminal below Grand Central Terminal, along Madison Avenue between 43 and 48 Streets in Manhattan. The site-specific large-scale installations by […]

Firehouse: The Photography of Jill Freedman at NYC Fire Museum in Soho & a 35th Anniversary Celebration of the FDNY Museum on Spring Street, November 3rd

      The New York City Fire Museum is presenting an exhibition showcasing award-winning photographer Jill Freedman’s moving collection of photographs documenting New York City firefighters on the job in the ‘70s. Firehouse: The Photography of Jill Freedman is open now through April 2, 2023. The exhibition features a number of images contained in […]

Shahzia Sikander Raises New Symbols of Justice in Madison Sq Park & Atop Neighboring Courthouse ~ Shahzia Sikander: Havah…to breathe, air, life

      Free Livestream on May 12, 2023 6pm ~ Looking at Courthouses Through a New Lens   NYS Supreme Court Appellate Division Opening January 2023, Havah…to breathe, air, life Merges Sikander’s Explorations into Sculpture and Video in an Exhibition That Reconsiders Traditional Representations of Power Significant new works on the theme of justice by […]

Photography Exhibition, Linda Troeller: Self Power | Self Play to Open at Museum of Sex

      The Museum of Sex is pleased to announce Self Power | Self Play: 50 years of Erotic Portraiture by Linda Troeller. For half a century, artist Linda Troeller (b. 1949) has used the camera as a tool for sensual empowerment. The first museum retrospective of Troeller’s work in New York City, Self Power | Self […]

Get Ready for New York City’s Architecture & Design Month ~ Archtober 2022

      On land and sea, Archtober is New York City’s Architecture and Design Month ~ an annual festival of architecture activities, programs, and exhibitions taking place during the month of October. The Event now has more than 100 partners including the annual Open House New York Weekend.

Just in Time for Fashion Week ~ ‘Shoes: Anatomy, Identity, Magic’ Opens at The Museum at FIT

      The Museum at FIT presents Shoes: Anatomy, Identity, Magic, an innovative exhibition that explores our physical, social, and psychological relationship with footwear. Curated by Dr. Valerie Steele, MFIT director and chief curator, and Colleen Hill, curator of costume and accessories, the exhibition features more than 300 of the 5,000 pairs of shoes, […]

Edward Hopper’s New York Opens at Whitney Museum of American Art with Digital Interactive Map of Sites He Painted as They Look Today

      Edward Hopper’s New York, on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art from October 19, 2022, through March 5, 2023, offers an unprecedented examination of Hopper’s life and work in the city that he called home for nearly six decades (1908–67). The exhibition charts the artist’s enduring fascination with the city […]