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Creepshow at the Freakshow: Dirty Work at the Wax Works

Coney Island USA

brooklyn Fri, Oct 11, 2013 - Thu, Oct 31, 2013

Coney Island Criminals is Dick Zigun's 2013 Creepshow. It is the "true story" of teenage Al Capone getting his famous scars while working as Bartender/Bouncer at Coney Island's The Harvard Inn, a saloon owned by Brooklyn gangster, Frankie Yale. Not only was The Harvard Inn Capone's first job, it was ...

Urban Fabric: Building New York’s Garment District

Skyscraper Museum

Manhattan Mon, Aug 05, 2013 - Thu, Oct 31, 2013

The Skyscraper Museum presents a free exhibition on the architecture and urban history of the Garment District–the area of west midtown from 35th to 41st Streets and Seventh to Ninth Avenues.

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

New York Botanical Garden

bronx Wed, Oct 09, 2013 - Thu, Oct 31, 2013

Experience the thrills and chills of the season with a garden full of intricately carved pumpkin sculptures, bugs, bats, parades, and more. New this year, the Haunted Pumpkin Garden features creepy creature encounters every weekend and the largest Spooky Nighttime Adventures trail ever! On October 19–20, watch master carver Ray ...

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden

New York Botanical Garden

bronx Sat, Oct 19, 2013 - Thu, Oct 31, 2013

The largest pumpkin in the world arrives at The New York Botanical Garden just in time for Halloween and now your can see it! While your there visit the Haunted Pumpkin Garden for a day of exploration or a guided tour.

Lazy Bytes

Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

Manhattan Thu, Oct 24, 2013 - Thu, Oct 31, 2013

Sixty years after its creation under the name “Lazy Bones,” the remote control remains relatively unchanged. Students from Parsons The New School for Design, working with Swiss organization EPFL+ECAL Lab (part of ECAL/University of art and design Lausanne), and the Kudelski Group, want to change this, and have worked together ...

Six Degrees of Peggy Bacon Exhibit

Art Students League of New York

New York Mon, Sep 30, 2013 - Fri, Nov 01, 2013

The exhibition features documents, photos, specially created graphics showing the degrees of connection between Bacon and other prominent 20th century artists, and several of Bacon's works from the League's Permanent Collection.

The Masters Series: R.O. Blechman

SVA Gallery

Manhattan Wed, Oct 02, 2013 - Sat, Nov 02, 2013

School of Visual Arts honors advertising/illustration legend R.O. Blechman with his first major retrospective. Blechman's trademark squiggly line has brought charm and humor to television commercials, magazine covers, books and cartoons for the past six decades. In conjunction with the exhibition, SVA presents "R.O. Blechman" in Conversation with Victor Navsky" ...

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

Manhattan Tue, Oct 01, 2013 - Sat, Nov 02, 2013

Safely back at home during the Halloween season; Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again ...


The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row

Manhattan Tue, Oct 22, 2013 - Sun, Nov 03, 2013

"Smile" has music by Marvin Hamlisch (his penultimate Broadway show) and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman. The musical is based on the 1975 film of the same title, and chronicles the backstage dramas of the fictional California Young American Miss beauty pageant.

The Roof Garden Commission: Imran Qureshi

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, May 14, 2013 - Sun, Nov 03, 2013

While many of the world's citizens have become accustomed to almost daily attacks on the streets of Lahore, such cruelty striking so close to home provoked a deep response in Qureshi's work. "Yes, these forms stem from the effects of violence," he said of his visceral blooms of paint. "They ...

Summer Sculpture Series: Monika Grzymala, Volumen

Morgan Library & Museum

Manhattan Fri, Jul 19, 2013 - Sun, Nov 03, 2013

This summer the Morgan will continue its annual sculpture series with a large-scale installation by Berlin-based artist Monika Grzymala. This site-specific work will be composed of thousands of sheets of handmade paper, some of them printed with images of autograph manuscripts from the museum's collections, connected together with bookbinding yarn ...

Soundings: A Contemporary Score

Museum of Modern Art

Manhattan Sat, Aug 10, 2013 - Sun, Nov 03, 2013

MoMA's first major exhibition of sound art presents work by 16 of the most innovative contemporary artists working with sound. While these artists approach sound from a variety of disciplinary angles—the visual arts, architecture, performance, computer programming, and music—they share an interest in working with, rather than against or independent ...