SPOTLIGHT

  • Free Museum Days or Pay What You Wish

    Many of the city’s attractions offer free entry or pay-what-you-wish options, be it for a select day of the month or evening hours every week. Use the no-cost or low-cost admittance to take a chance on the unknown or return to a favorite art work, exhibit or gallery again and again.

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  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: May 2-8

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include The Pied Piper by the Carlo Colla & Sons Marionette Company, Panorama Europe film festival, and an exhibit at the new Met Breuer.Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: April 25 – May 1

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Poetry & the Creative Mind, celebrating the arts of Japan at the Met and celebrating Shakespeare’s legacy at BAM. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: April 18 – April 24

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include giant, inflated nylon rabbits, fifth season of The World Music Institute’s annual Dancing the Gods festival and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: April 11 – April 17

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include a free weekend admission at The Morgan Library & Museum, Seaport walking tour of the RMS Titanic and Public Theater Mobile Unit’s Romeo and Juliet. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events […]

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: April 4 – April 10

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Dance Theatre of Harlem, Edvard Munch’s influence on his German and Austrian contemporaries and a Latin soul celebration. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • Celebrate Shakespeare 400 in New York City

    To celebrate or not to celebrate… that is the question.

    It’s the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death this month, and here is your guide to celebrating the playwright’s legacy in New York City.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: March 28 – April 3

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events features Darlene Love, a retrospective of Sam Peckinpah’s works and a deeper look at the work of Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641), one of the most celebrated and influential portraitists of all time. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to […]

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: March 21 – March 27

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events features a Bach marathon at Mount Sinai hospital, a new exhibition by journalist Laura Poitras at Whitney Museum and an interactive solo dance from Farah Saleh, a Palestinian choreographer. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of […]

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: March 14 – March 20

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events features a new season of Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance, a three-day celebration of the opening of The Met’s Breuer and family-friendly concerts. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: March 7 – March 13

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events features singer-songwriter Leon Bridges, a new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a new take on opera for the young and new creative class. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they […]

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: Feb 29 – March 6

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events features The Somewhere Project, an exploration of West Side Story that spans across all five boroughs of New York City. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: Feb 22 – March 1

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes an evening of traditional Japanese theatre and a closer look at one of the finest eighteenth-century French women painters. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: Feb 15 – Feb 21

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes family-friendly events and a ballet performance of Cinderella that strips it of its sugar. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • Top 7 Events to Celebrate Black History Month

    During the month of February, provocative talks, exhibits and exciting performances going on throughout the city take a look at black leaders, activists, artists and authors who have made their mark in American history.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: Feb 1- Feb 7

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes a free screening of Stanley Nelson’s The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, the 50th anniversary of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, and an exhibit by Center for Jewish History that challenges the common ways we think of American Jewishness today. Get the NYC-ARTS Top […]

  • Titanosaur Moves into the American Museum of Natural History

    One of the biggest dinosaurs ever found in Patagonia now lives in a 122-foot-long cast on the fourth floor of the American Museum of Natural History, with its neck extending out towards the elevator banks (he or she did not fit in the room), welcoming visitors to the fossil floors. Discovered in 2014, this dinosaur […]

  • WATCH: Trek to Broadway

    Follow the journey of Broadway musical, Allegiance as George Takei and the team do everything in their power to open the show on Broadway. Go behind the scenes of this ground-breaking production and follow every aspect of what it takes to open a musical on Broadway. Also: Watch George Takei recall his childhood on a […]

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: Jan 25 – Jan 31

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes Lunar new year celebration, another interpretation of The Velveteen Rabbit, and an exciting new exhibition at Whitney Museum of American Art. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: Jan 18 – Jan 24

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Titanosaur at the American Museum of Natural History, and last chance to see Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and […]

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: Jan 11 – Jan 17

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes a reflection of Coney Island and its history through approximately 140 objects, and works that explore the ways that modern and contemporary artists of African descent consider the possibilities of “black” through their choice of media, their imagery and the ideas they bring to […]

  • Photos: The Untold Stories of Superheroes in Gotham

    During the Great Depression in 1930s, an unprecedented hero appeared – a distinctively American, familiar yet of mysterious origin whose alter ego was an awkward, mild-mannered newspaper reporter. Superman, a man of steel, driven by ideals and strong morals became instantly popular – his first appearance in Action Comics, No. 1 in 1938 sold out […]

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: Jan 4 – Jan 10

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes extraordinary works of sculptor Lynn Umlauf, COIL 2016 Festival at PS 122, and Superheroes of Gotham exhibit at New-York Historical Society. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Holiday Events

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet includes our top holiday picks in New York City. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: Dec 14 – Dec 20

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes Carnial of the Animals, Gotham Holiday Swing, and giant ice sculptures. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • New Bushwick Mural Discusses Complex Relationship Between Police and Young Men of Color

    “I Just Want To Come Home” declares a new mural in Bushwick on a Food Bazaar Supermarket, painted by a team of young men considering the complex relationship between police and young men of color. WATCH: I Just Want to Come Home, Part 1. THIRTEEN documented the development of Groundswell’s 2015 Making His’tory mural, “I […]