More than two dozen New York City museums and galleries are taking part in Blue Star Museums, which offers active duty military and their families free admission between Memorial Day and Labor Day in 2013.
A regularly updated selection of recommended things to do in New York City.
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.
Eight world-class museums that make this stretch of Fifth Avenue "Museum Mile" throw their doors open free to the public on June 11 and take over the avenue for an evening of food, fun, live performances, and the best art-viewing of any given mile in the country.
From great classics to innovative premieres, American Ballet Theatre’s world-class dancers bring their dramatic artistry and thrilling bravura to take dance to new heights this spring.
The 2013 TONY Award nominations have been announced, tapping productions to compete for awards in 26 categories. This gives audiences more than a month to check out the contenders before the 67th annual TONY Awards are broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on June 9, 2013.
The NYC-ARTS community is full of talent and we want to share it. Every Friday we showcase one fan's artwork on Facebook and each month our fans vote for their favorite. April's featured artist is Paula Layton, a street photographer whose black-and-white snapshots tell a narrative of New York City.
The work and creative legacy of poet, playwright, performer, and educator Sekou Sundiata (1948–2007) is celebrated throughout New York City from April to October.
We give Jake Silbermann (starring in "The Assembled Parties") free editorial rein to curate his own list of the best cultural events and art in New York City, the actor's hometown. Here he offers what he calls his "culture mixtape."
Robert Lepage’s landmark production of Wagner’s “Der Ring des Nibelungen” is back for three complete cycles in spring 2013, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth.
The cultural festival Season of Cambodia introduces New York City to the ancient arts of a Southeast Asian kingdom and to its contemporary artists.
This NYC-ARTS collection is a guide for finding arts events (many of which are free) that take place in New York’s houses of worship and for discovering the rich heritage and architecture of these landmark buildings.
German cellist Jan Vogler has played with some of the best orchestras in the world, including our own New York Philharmonic. He now calls New York home and when he’s not touring the globe and running music festivals, he enjoys the many cultural experiences the city offers.
Jayce Ogren is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after conductors of his generation, and now that he's living in NYC, we're going to be seeing a lot more of him. Even in his free time, Ogren seeks out live music at favorite haunts, which he shares with us here.
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 ...
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 exhibitions allow us to travel---both geographically and through time---provide very proof of the passage of time, and give us permission to curiously gaze at others without shame. The fascinating subjects of many master photographers are on view now in New York.
The most diverse art-viewing opportunities on any given mile in the country is Museum Mile, a stretch of Fifth Avenue that borders Central Park, between 110th and 82nd streets.
From the latest author tours 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 expose yourself to different cultural views for the first time.
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.