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Manolo Valdes: Monumental Sculpture

New York Botanical Garden

bronx Sat, Sep 22, 2012 - Sun, May 26, 2013

Drawing inspiration from the natural landscape of the Botanical Garden, seven towering sculptures by acclaimed Spanish artist Manolo Valdés showcase the relationship between art and nature.

Women’s Studies

American Folk Art Museum

Manhattan Thu, Jan 24, 2013 - Sun, May 26, 2013

This exhibition presents drawings and photographs of women by four self-taught artists from the 1940s through the late 20th century, two male, two female. Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Paul D. Humphrey, Nellie Mae Rowe, and Inez Nathaniel Walker offer four very different approaches that raise questions of intent, portrayal, and self-identity:

Artist and Visionary: William Matthew Prior Revealed

American Folk Art Museum

Manhattan Thu, Jan 24, 2013 - Sun, May 26, 2013

Organized by the Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, this exhibition includes more than 40 oil paintings spanning William Matthew Prior’s career from 1824 to 1856. Through his pragmatic marketing strategy, Prior was able to document the faces of middle-class Americans throughout his lifetime, making art accessible to a previously ...

NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star

New Museum

Manhattan Wed, Feb 13, 2013 - Sun, May 26, 2013

"NYC 1993” looks at art made and exhibited in New York over the course of one year, providing a synchronic panorama in which established artists and emerging figures of the time are presented alongside the work of authors whose influence has since faded from the discussion.

Ashé to Amen: African Americans and Biblical Imagery

Museum of Biblical Art

Manhattan 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 descent to help cope with the life that was imposed on them in the Americas.

10-Foot Cops: The NYPD’s Mounted Unit

Children's Museum of Manhattan

Manhattan Sat, Jan 26, 2013 - Sun, May 26, 2013

On loan from the New York City Police Museum, which is temporarily closed due to damage sustained from Hurricane Sandy, "10-Foot Cops" provides a glimpse into the history and daily lives of officers from New York City’s Mounted Police Force Unit.


New Victory Theater

Manhattan Fri, May 17, 2013 - Sun, May 26, 2013

Urban dance guru and Alvin Ailey Award recipient Rennie Harris (Legends of Hip-Hop, New Vic 2004, 2006; Puremovement, New Vic 1999) puts a hot new spin on the coolest moves around, delivering street dance with spirit and straight up Philly soul in Rennie Harris Awe-inspiring Works. With music as diverse ...

I Am My Own Wife

Theatre Row - The Studio Theatre

Manhattan Thu, May 23, 2013 - Sun, May 26, 2013

The 10th anniversary production of the play that won the Pulitzer, several Tonys and a Drama Desk Award. One actor plays 30-plus characters in this unbelievable true story of a transvestite who survived both the Nazi and Communist regimes in Berlin.

Lower East Side Festival of the Arts

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Fri, May 24, 2013 - Sun, May 26, 2013

Theater For the New City presents The 18th Lower East Side Festival of the Arts: Art for Eco justice, economy and ecology. The festival features a marathon of performances and films, a youth programs, poetry readings and an outdoor cultural festival.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Joyce Theater

Manhattan Tue, May 14, 2013 - Sun, May 26, 2013

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago returns to The Joyce with all the exuberant, athletic and innovative technique that has contributed to its reputation as one of the country's leading contemporary dance companies.

Theo Metz

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Sun, May 26, 2013, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this free program, the culmination of his 2012-13 Exploring the Metropolis Con Edison Composers’ Residency at Flushing Town Hall, percussionist/composer Theo Metz will present a lecture/performance of original electroacoustic pieces for electronics and vibraphone.

Visual and Performing Artists at Building 110 on Governors Island

Building 110: LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island

Manhattan Sat, May 25, 2013 - Sun, May 26, 2013

Visit with visual and performing artists who have been working at Building 110: LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island since March.