Red, White and Blue: July 4th Weekend in NYC

Many of New York City's greatest cultural attractions are open on July 4 to celebrate the founding of our nation. From the wee hours of the morning through to the fireworks show at night, the city will be bustling with patriotic energy.


NYCkidsARTS This Week: June 30 – July 6

NYCkidsARTS This Week is the most reliable resource for New York parents who share a love of the arts with their kids. Subscribe to this weekly selection of kids picks to get it in your inbox every Tuesday morning.

NYC-ARTS Top Five: June 29 – July 6

The NYC-ARTS Top Five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Here are our Top Five picks for the week.

Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing 2015

Dancing the night away from June 23 to July 11, 2015, Midsummer Night Swing turns Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park into a three-week, open-air dance party for pros and newcomers alike.

John Kelly Interview: Love of a Poet, Then and Now

Performance artist John Kelly talks about "straddling irony and pathos" in Love of a Poet, in which he sings Schumann's Dichterliebe. The 1990 Obie Award-winning work is being remounted in June as part of the River to River Festival.

SummerStage 2015

SummerStage stretches the summer season longer than ever in 2015: the festival runs from May 18 to October 4 to showcase nearly 200 artists.

2015 Tony Award Nominations for Broadway

The 2015 Tony Award nominations tap productions from the city’s 40 eligible Broadway theaters. The musicals Fun Home and An American in Paris are leading the pack with 12 nominations each. Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming cohost the awards show from Radio City Music Hall on June 7.

Free Events: NYC on a Budget

The best things in life are free, including many performances and activities in New York City. Whether you crave live music, a screen larger than your television or group activities, there is always something, somewhere that invites you to join in at little-to-no cost.

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 ...

Public Art in New York City

Time spent outdoors with works of public art encourages new ideas, conversations and a welcomed flourish to an otherwise ordinary route. Take a detour on your next commute to visit one of these nearby pieces.

Photography in New York: Photo Exhibitions from Archival to Contemporary

Photography exhibitions allow us to travel---both geographically and through time---and give us permission to curiously gaze at others without shame. Take advantage of fascinating glimpses of life through trained eyes at the following galleries, museums and libraries.

Hispanic Heritage in New York

From the latest author talks to masterpieces on view, from Latin jazz concerts to flamenco lessons, there are plenty of ways to keep up with your ancestral heritage, or to see a different cultural perspective for the first time.

Highlights of Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan, the geographic and historic starting point of New York City, is home to national monuments and memorials that reflect the nation's history, as well as scores of contemporary museums, cultural groups, public art works and performing arts centers.