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German and Austrian Decorative Arts from Jugendstil to the Bauhaus

Neue Galerie

Manhattan Thu, Feb 07, 2013 - Mon, Apr 22, 2013

The Neue Galerie presents a major gift of over 100 works of German and Austrian decorative arts from Los Angeles-based attorney and collector Harry C. Sigman.

German Expressionism 1900-1930: Masterpieces from the Neue Galerie Collection

Neue Galerie

Manhattan Thu, Feb 07, 2013 - Mon, Apr 22, 2013

The Neue Galerie presents important works of German Expressionism from its permanent collection. The exhibition examines themes of primitivism and modernity, two poles of Expressionism that artists employed to free themselves from the academic conventions of the 19th century.

Tony Hawk – Rad Science

New York Hall of Science

Queens Fri, Feb 22, 2013 - Mon, Apr 22, 2013

Find out how the physics of gravity, force, velocity and balance make radical tricks possible in action sports. This new exhibition shows how a visit to a local skate park can demonstrate important physics principles.

The Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden

New York Botanical Garden

bronx Sat, Mar 02, 2013 - Mon, Apr 22, 2013

Elaborate and kaleidoscopic displays throughout the galleries of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory explode with orchids in an amazing array of colors, shapes, sizes, and textures.

Momenta Quartet and Molly Morkoski at the Center for Jewish History

Center for Jewish History

Manhattan Mon, Apr 22, 2013, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The critically acclaimed Momenta Quartet will join pianist Molly Morkoski in a concert celebrating a diverse array of works by Jewish composers at the Center for Jewish History.

Salmagundi Club Art Collecting Panel Discussion

Salmagundi Art Club

Manhattan Tue, Apr 23, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Building an art collection can be a confounding experience, especially to the novice buyer. Come join Peter Trippi, the editor of Fine Art Connoisseur magazine, as he leads a panel discussion of art collectors who will address how to begin and maintain a collection. Artists: this a notable opportunity ...

Paris in the Springtime Film Series: April in Paris

Central Library-Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Tue, Apr 23, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Doris Day and Ray Bolger star in this 1952 Warner Brothers musical. Day plays Ethel “Dynamite” Jackson, who receives an invitation to represent American theatre at a Paris art expo. The only problem is that the letter was actually meant for Ethel Barrymore. Love and misunderstandings ensue, a midst songs ...

Seasons of Cambodia. Cambodia: Experience and Encounter

Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

Manhattan Thu, Apr 11, 2013 - Wed, Apr 24, 2013

The exhibition transforms the gallery into a series of encounters between “here” and “there”—U.S./Cambodia, New York/Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Battambang—to explore modes of engagement.

Design Insider: Urban Parks and Plazas

Center for Architecture Foundation

Manhattan Wed, Apr 24, 2013, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Uncover key principles in landscape design as we explore Central Park as well as some of the City’s newest landscapes. Then try your hand at creating a city green space to see how designers give form to their ideas.

A Topology of Everyday Constellations

Van Alen Books

Manhattan Wed, Apr 24, 2013, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In "A Topology of Everyday Constellations," Georges Teyssot considers the intrusion of the public sphere into private space, and the blurring of notions of interior, privacy, and intimacy in our societies. Join author Georges Teyssot in conversation with Writing Architecture Series and 'Log' editor Cynthia Davidson.

Salmagundi Club Annual Library Dinner Benefit

Salmagundi Art Club

Manhattan Wed, Apr 24, 2013, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This annual event to benefit the Club’s Library will feature a talk by B.A. Shapiro author of The New York Times bestselling novel "The Art Forger."

Convergent Flux: Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in Korea

Van Alen Institute

Manhattan Thu, Apr 25, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Authors Jinhee Park and John Hong have examined Korea’s diverse work of the last decade through the lens of five conceptual streams: density, history, topography, materiality, and infrastructure.