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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 ...

Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders Presents Day of the Dead

St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery

Manhattan Thu, Oct 31, 2013, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for our annual Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) celebration in New York City. A variety of events and workshops will be offered in the churchyard of St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery (10th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan). We invite you to come and remember your own departed ...

Magical Halloween Special

Center for Alternative Photography: Penumbra Foundation

Manhattan Thu, Oct 31, 2013, 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come capture your coveted Halloween costume in a timeless fashion in the Penumbra Foundation’s Tintype Studio. Join us on October 31st, dressed in costume, between 1pm – 8pm to receive $10 off your portrait. No appointment necessary, walk-ins welcome and you’ll leave with your tintype in hand, that night! Come ...

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.

Gallim Dance: Halloween Dance Party

Gallim Dance

brooklyn Thu, Oct 31, 2013 - Fri, Nov 01, 2013

Halloween Dance Party

First Friday at The Noguchi Museum

Noguchi Museum

queens Fri, Nov 01, 2013, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Noguchi Museum offers extended evening hours on the first Friday of every month. First Friday programming includes Center of Attention, an extended conversation around a single work of art, at 6:00pm, followed by a curated film at 7:00pm. First Fridays also feature pay-what-you-wish admission and a cash bar with ...

Ben Schott on Schottenfreud

Frederick Rose Auditorium

Manhattan Fri, Nov 01, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Ben Schott talks about his new book, "Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition." In what language but German could you construct a word for new car smell, the urge to turn and glare at a bad driver you’ve just overtaken, Sunday-afternoon depression, or the ineffable pleasure of a cold ...

Color: Japanese Guest Show


Manhattan Fri, Nov 01, 2013, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thirty pieces of art by Japanese artists in NYC for the first time. Meet some of the artists at the opening reception.