Futuristic Concert Venue ‘Sonic Sphere’ Opens at The Shed

       Alex Poots, Artistic Director of The Shed, announced the New York premiere of Sonic Sphere, a revolutionary new architectural space featuring immersive, 3-D sound and light explorations of music by boundary-pushing artists, running June 16 through July 30.   The vast, 65-foot-diameter spherical concert hall is suspended in midair in The Shed’s soaring, […]

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 […]

Art and Activism in the Amazon ~ ‘The Yanomami Struggle’ at The Shed

      The Yanomami Struggle is a comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the collaboration and friendship between artist and activist Claudia Andujar and the Yanomami people, one of the largest Indigenous groups living in Amazonia today. Following acclaimed presentations at the Instituto Moreira Salles (São Paulo), the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain (Paris), and the […]

Frieze New York Returns to The Shed May 19-22nd

      The Tenth Edition of FRIEZE New York 2022 returns to The Shed exhibiting more than 65 galleries from 17 countries from May 19-22, with an Invitation-Only Preview day to be held on Wednesday, May 18th.

Get Ready for Frieze New York 2021 at The Shed & Beyond

      Frieze New York 2021 is not only back, but tickets are sold out! Need a way in? Join Frieze 91 to get special access to the fair with a guest, or check out the Frieze Viewing Room. This years venue, held at The Shed in Hudson Yards, will bring together over 60 galleries […]

The Shed Celebrates a Reopening with Free Tickets to Howardena Pindell: Rope/Fire/Water on view through March 28, 2021

      The Shed reopened this month with a powerful and timely exhibition, Howardena Pindell: Rope/Fire/Water, an exhibition about the brutality of racism and the healing power of art, with Free tickets to the public through October 31, 2020. Continuing into 2021, as artist Howardena Pindell’s career has proven, the synergy of art, education, […]

‘Meet at The Shed’ for Open House on January 11, 2020

      Kick-off the New Year with the first-ever Open House, Meet at The Shed on January 11th, celebrating its opening season as it draws to a close. Meet at The Shed will feature special pop-up events and free admission to its current exhibitions.

The Shed + Vessel + The Edge ~ Hudson Yards NYC

      With great anticipation, artists and art patrons looked forward to the opening of The Shed on April 5, 2019. New York’s first multi-arts center designed to commission, produce, and present all types of performing arts, visual arts, and popular culture. In addition, the all-day restaurant Cedric’s at the Shed (a Danny Meyer restaurant) […]

A Prelude to The Shed

A preview of what The Shed will have to offer is on view across the street from where The Shed is currently under construction. Prelude to The Shed is a free two-week sneak-peek that will run from May 1-13 and will showcase The Shed’s mission to support artistic invention, and present multiple art forms in […]

‘Albers and Morandi: Never Finished’ to Open at David Zwirner Gallery, Chelsea

      David Zwirner is pleased to present Albers and Morandi: Never Finished, which will be on view at the gallery’s 537 West 20th Street location. The exhibition explores the formal and visual affinities, and contrasts between two of the twentieth century’s greatest painters: Josef Albers (1888–1976) and Giorgio Morandi (1890–1964).

Light & Dark ~ Portraits of Distinguished African Americans coming to Keith de Lellis Gallery

    We were going to save this gorgeous February exhibition for Black History Month, but just couldn’t wait! Keith de Lellis Gallery will open its doors to Light & Dark: Portraits of Distinguished African Americans on February 7th, and we are saving the date.

62-64 East 125th Street to be Demolished + Ground Breaking for East Harlem Entertainment/Cultural Center

This week, a shed went up, surrounding the sidewalk portion of 62-64 East 125th Street, with a permit indicating that the building, located between Madison and Park Avenue, will be demolished. Read more…….                                

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 […]

The Apollo Theater to Premiere Multidisciplinary Projects Across The Apollo Stages at The Apollo and Victoria Theaters with Curtain to Rise in Winter, 2023

      The Apollo announced today its 2023 cohort of artists for its Apollo New Works initiative, an initiative which champions artistic development and allows artists across disciplines to incubate and present new works across The Apollo’s stages—its Historic Theater, Soundstage, and The Apollo’s Victoria Theater, which will open this winter. The series 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 […]

VOLTA New York 2023 ~ May 18 – May 21 during Frieze Week

      Volta New York will take place from May 17 through May 21st, presenting over 50 international galleries. 14 galleries will exhibit solo presentations with a focused spotlight that offers a broader scope of an artist’s body of work.

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

      April brings with it several important exhibitions & shows that began on the last day of March like AIPAD, The Photography Show, Sarah Sze and Gego, Luminous Elsewheres at Westbeth, and CENTRO + Hunter East Harlem Gallery, among others. The much anticipated LGDR Flagship Headquarters opens, The MET Roof Garden, Hispanic Society […]

1-54 Presents its Sixth Annual Fair of Contemporary African Art During Frieze Week 2023

      1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair announced details of the 2023 annual New York edition, following the notable success of last year’s return to an in-person fair event in Harlem. The 2023 iteration will take place at Malt House in the Manhattanville Factory District, 429 West 127th Street, from Thursday, May 18 through […]

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

      The month of March opens up to a host of new and exciting exhibitions, talks, and annual events and celebrations from St. Patrick’s Day (for All), Women’s History Month, The Photography Show,  to Love Rocks NYC and Villa Albertine’s ‘Night of Ideas’. New exhibitions by the New Museum, The MET, The Museum […]

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

      This month we celebrate Black History Month, the annual Queens Center for Progress ‘Evening of Fine Food’, Losar Family Day at Rubin Museum, new exhibitions, gallery walks and tours. Love is in the air in all five boroughs for Valentine’s Day, as we also have a Day of Remembrance for Japanese American Incarceration […]

‘Just Above Midtown: 1974 to the Present’ to Open at MoMA in October, 2022

      They say if you remember the 60s & 70s in NYC, you weren’t really there. With that it mind, The Museum of Modern Art will refresh our memories with the exhibition, Just Above Midtown: 1974 to the Present, on view from October 9, 2022, through February 18, 2023. It will be the first […]

Public Art Fund Unveils ‘Black Atlantic’, Along Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Waterfront

        Today, Public Art Fund unveiled a group exhibition at Brooklyn Bridge Park, co-curated by artist Hugh Hayden and Public Art Fund Adjunct Curator Daniel S. Palmer. This is the first time in his career that Hayden will take on the dual role of artist and co-curator. Titled Black Atlantic, the exhibition brings […]

Artist Enrique Cabrera unveils El Toro de Oro in NYC’s Meatpacking District

      Installed on May 5th (Cinco de Mayo), El Toro de Oro adds to May’s plethora of art exhibition during Art Week, with the opening of the Whitney Biennial, TEFAF and NYCxDesign, followed by VOLTA, FRIEZE, and The Photography Show.

Art Exhibits, Events & Installations in NYC ~ it’s The May 2022 Art Roundup

        Ushering in annual in-person events, May will open its doors to the ever popular Jane’s Walk, TEFAF will return to the Park Avenue Armory, NYCxDesign celebrates its 10th anniversary, Madison Avenue prepares for its Spring Gallery Walk, the Roof Garden Commission, Lauren Halsey, will unveil at The Met, FRIEZE New York […]

VOLTA New York 2022 from May 18-22nd in Chelsea During FRIEZE Week

      VOLTA will be returning to New York as part of Frieze Week 2022 from May 18 through May 22nd. The Fair will be located in the former Dia Building and Hauser & Wirth gallery space at 548 West 22nd Street, just one-block from the High Line and a ten-minute walking distance from […]

Thirteen Artists Offer Their Interpretations of Sanctuary in the 2021 Socrates Annual, Opening October 2nd

      During the past year and a half, places of sanctuary have been more important than ever. A new exhibition opening at Socrates Sculpture Park addresses several interpretations of sanctuary – as spaces of rest and protection; as sacred sites; and as supportive environments. Thirteen artists selected through an open call have created […]

Indisposable: Structures of Support After the ADA, Chapter 6 ~ a Virtual Event by Ford Foundation

    Kiyan Williams: Piecing Myself Back Together After The World Has Ended ~ exhibition curated by Jessica A. Cooley and Ann M. Fox. Working fluidly across sculpture, video, and performance, Kiyan Williams is attracted to quotidian, unconventional materials and methods that evoke the historical, political, and ecological forces that shape individual and collective bodies. […]

The Armory Show 2021 at Javits Center ~ September 9-12 + Armory Off-Site & Online

      On September 9, 2021, The Armory Show ~ New York’s Art Fair ~ returned with 212 exhibitors from 37 countries for its 27th edition. 157 of these galleries took part in the physical fair in The Armory Show’s permanent new home, the Javits Center. The Event will also include off-site outdoor art […]

Art Installations, Exhibits & Events in NYC to Add to Your List in May, 2021

      May unfolds with a plethora of outdoor art installations and music, new green spaces, fabulous online tours and the return of Frieze New York! Here are a few suggestions for the month of May.

Salon Zürcher: 11 Women of Spirit ~ a Satellite Fair to Add to Your List during Frieze New York 2021

      Adding to our list of what not-to-miss during Frieze Week (New York, 2021), is the satellite exhibition entitled, Salon Zürcher: 11 Women of Spirit, the works of 11 distinguished female artists. Femmes d’esprit was an 18th-century French term that referred to independently-minded female painters, writers, and intellectuals, routinely under-recognized by their male […]

Sam Durant’s Untitled (drone) Heading to The High Line Plinth in May, 2021

      On the heals of The High Line Plinth’s inaugural installation, Simone Leigh: Brick House, today The High Line announced its next artist ~ Sam Durant: Untitled (drone), arriving on the Plinth in May.

Art Installations, Exhibits & Events in NYC to Add to Your List in April, 2021

    Welcoming Spring with open arms, we begin to visit our favorite restaurants, galleries, institutions, outdoor events and installations. Here are a few  suggestions for the month of April ~ as we continue to mask-up and socially distance.

Pier 76 to Become Part of Hudson River Park

      Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the 27th proposal of his 2020 State of the State agenda effectuating the long deferred transfer of Pier 76 from its use as a tow pound for the NYPD to the control of the Hudson River Park Trust to integrate into the park complex. The nearly 250,000 […]

Art Installations, Exhibits & Events in NYC to Add to Your List in March, 2021

      In March, we celebrate Women’s History Month and Saint Patrick’s Day. This March, we also celebrate COVID-19 vaccines and a little more freedom, as we begin to venture out. March also marks the one-year anniversary of our city closures due to the pandemic ~ restaurants, schools, shops ~ the works. It was […]

The Ultimate Pop-Up Descending on the State of New York Beginning February 20th Through Labor Day, 2021 ~ #NYPOPSUP!

      Hugh Jackman, Renée Fleming, Amy Schumer, Alec Baldwin, Chris Rock, Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker, Isabel Leonard, Nico Muhly, Joyce DiDonato, John Early and Kate Berlant, Patti Smith, Mandy Patinkin, Raja Feather Kelly, J’Nai Bridges, Kenan Thompson, Gavin Creel, Garth Fagan, Larry Owens, Q-Tip, Billy Porter, Conrad Tao, Bobbi Jene Smith and […]

Art Installations, Exhibits & Events in NYC to Add to Your List in February, 2021

    February 2021 is finally here, and our featured image says it best, we are paralyzed with hope. We kick-off the month in celebration of Black History Month, followed by Valentine’s Day, and a number of new exhibitions and installations indoors and out. In addition, many previous exhibits and installations are still on view. Here […]

Celebrating Black History Month in NYC ~ February, 2021

      In spite of the Pandemic, this year we celebrate Black History Month with a look-back at tragedies and accomplishments. Hand-in-hand, over 20-million people have taken part in Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests in the U.S. alone ~ and millions more worldwide. The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation won Sweden’s Olof Palme human […]

Preparing for The High Line Extensions!

      Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a proposal to extend the High Line in Manhattan to give pedestrians seamless access to the elevated pathway from the recently opened Moynihan Train Hall as part of the 2021 State of the State. As part of a public-private partnership, Brookfield Property Group will partner with Empire State […]

Art Installations, Exhibits & Events in NYC to Add to Your List in January, 2021

      Adios 2020! A sentiment reverberating around the world, as we move forward into a New Year with art installations, events & exhibits, indoors, outdoors, and online, to add to your list in January, 2021.

Art Installations, Exhibits & Events in NYC to Add to Your List in December, 2020

    In spite of a very difficult year, New Yorkers prepare to celebrate the Holidays. Our trees will go up, our lights will go on, our candles will be lit, our wreaths will adorn our doors, and our caroling will be virtual. Here are a few art installations, events and exhibits to add to […]

Art Installations, Exhibits & Events in NYC to Add to Your List in November, 2020

      It has been a long and slow slog to November, with art installations and exhibitions echoing this sentiment. The Rubin Museum will create space on an entire floor dedicated to social and emotional learning; Zag Landsberg’s ‘Reclining Liberty‘ pretty much portrays our feelings thus far; while others look to a brighter future […]

MTA Arts & Design at Hudson Yards #7 Line ~ Xenobia Bailey

      In 2015, Hudson Yards and its surrounding area looked like nothing more than an enormous construction site, with so many different projects, it was hard to separate one from the other. But in September of that year, the MTA completed and opened its #7 crosstown subway line to Hudson Yards, and the […]

Art Installations, Performances & Exhibits in our Parks + Online ~ June, 2020

    Online Viewing Rooms and our local Parks, large and small, have supported our efforts to stay healthy and positive during this difficult time. As we prepare for reopening June 8th, we continue with these creative ways to connect. June brings with it more than 40 art installations, performances and online exhibits to add […]

Let’s Take a Walk in our Parks, Big & Small ~ and Bring Along Your 6′ Measuring Stick

    New York City Parks have a plethora of outdoor art installations throughout all five boroughs. It may come to pass that our City is put under a ‘shelter-in-place’ order. But in the meantime, a nice long walk and some fresh air and exercise might be good for mind and soul. Here are a […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List in March 2020

      Kick-off the month of March with Women’s History Month and a host of related events. March is also the month for some of our favorite indoor exhibitions like The Armory Show and Armory Art Week, Asia Week NYC, Architectural Digest Design Show, and The Affordable Art Fair; Museums and galleries open their doors […]

Why do We Love our Independent Bookshops in NYC? Let us Count the Ways.

      Did you know that for every $100 you spend at an independently owned business, $68 will stay in the community? And when you spend the same amount at a national chain, only $43 stays in the community. We learned this from Greenlight Bookstore, and have to agree ~ independent bookshops have roots […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List in February 2020

    February is a big month for big shows like the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), The Winter Show at Park Avenue Armory, the Orchid Show at New York Botanical Garden, along with annual celebrations paying tribute to Black History Month, the Lunar New Year, and Valentine’s Day ~ in addition to museum […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List in January 2020

    2019 was filled with major art installations, many of them still on view, and a feast for our eyes, like Brick House on The High Line; The Horses on the Doris C. Freedman Plaza; T. rex: The Ultimate Predator; Wangechi Mutu and Kent Monkman at The MET; JR: Chronicles at The Brooklyn Museum, along […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List in December 2019

      Tis the season for indoor artistic treks, from galleries to museum, and gorgeous holiday displays in a variety of public spaces throughout our five boroughs. Here are Art Installations, Events & Exhibits to add to your list in December, with more than 50 still on view!

Six Temporary Art Installations Pop-Up in Bella Abzug Park at Hudson Yards

    Who can forget Bella Abzug ~ and in honor of her memory, New York City Parks renamed Hudson Yards Park in her honor during Women’s History Month, 2019. The busy little Park is also a #7 Train stop on the subway at 34th Street, and sits alongside an entrance to The Shed and […]