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.
In addition to these wallet-friendly events, check out the NYC-ARTS list of Free Museum Days.
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 - Sun, May 26, 2013
The exhibition examines the complex place of the Bible in the life and art of African Americans, with particular emphasis on how biblical traditions were used by artists of African ...
The extraordinary history of the Brooklyn Navy Yard is recounted in this original exhibition that interweaves natural, cultural, social, naval and industrial narratives.
Sat, Oct 06, 2012 - Sun, Oct 08, 2017
Native dance features ten social and ceremonial dances illustrating a wide range of movement styles from throughout the Americas.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 - Sat, Apr 27, 2013
"Cultural Fluency: Engagements with Contemporary Brooklyn" brings together six artists whose creative engagements with the city embody its culture.
Across from the Lincoln Center campus, this visitors' center offers staffed information desks, day-of discount tickets to Lincoln Center events, public seating and free concerts on Thursdays at 8:30 pm, ...
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 - Fri, Apr 26, 2013
Riitta Ikonen and collaborator Karoline Hjorth will behing a new chapter in their series Eyes as Big as Plates as part of Recess's signature program, Session. Over the course of ...
A party atmosphere reigns on the first Saturday of the month at one of the country's oldest and largest art museums. Patrons of all ages can view the world-renowned permanent ...
This African dance class for adults is offered every Saturday morning and includes the accompaniment of a live drummer.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013, 10:00 am
Tue, Jun 11, 2013, 10:00 am
Sun, Jun 23, 2013, 2:00 pm
Learn all about what makes the Fashion District the fashion capital of the world from a licensed tour guide who has studied and practiced in the business since 1965.
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 ...
This conservatory offers pre-professional training in its programs for music, dance and drama, with a highly competitive applicant pool.
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 ...
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 - Sun, Apr 28, 2013
Sbeik Thom shadow puppetry is an ancient and sacred form of Cambodian theater traditionally performed on ceremonial occasions.