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: June 27 – July 3

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes Lincoln Center SUmmer Swing, SummerStage 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: June 20 – 26

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes Celebrate Brooklyn!, NYC Opera, River to River 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: June 13 – 19

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center, SummerStage, River to River 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.

  • SummerStage 2016

    More than 115 FREE Music, Dance, Comedy, Family, Film and Theater programs in 16 Parks Across all 5 Boroughs of New York City SummerStage, which celebrates its 31st anniversary this year, is the largest FREE performing arts festival in New York City. From the iconic to the avant-garde, from opera to hip-hop, film to circus–and […]

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: June 6 – 12

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes Red Hook Fest, Chelsea Music 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: May 29 – June 5

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes Cao Fei at MoMA PS1, ‘Postmodern Mysteries’ by Sophie Delaporte at Sous Les Etoiles gallery 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: May 23 – 29

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday Concert Series, Philip Guston Painter, 1957 – 1967, 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: May 16 – 22

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology, Richard Serra at Gagosian Gallery, Duke Riley’s public exhibition with thousands of pigeons at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to […]

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: May 9 – 15

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include La Mama Dance Festival, David Hammons at Mnuchin Gallery and Steve Coleman at Village Vanguard.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: 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 […]