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American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe

Whitney Museum of American Art

Manhattan Ongoing

"American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe" showcases the Whitney’s deep holdings of artwork from the first half of the 20th century by the 18 leading artists. Organized as one- and two-artist presentations, this exhibition provides a survey of each artist’s work across a range of mediums.

Worth/Mainbocher: Demystifying the Haute Couture

Museum of the City of New York

Manhattan Ongoing

In this online exhibition, view 119 stellar garments produced by these two designers and garments owned and worn by fashionable New York women that are now in the care of the Costume and Textile Collection of the Museum of the City of New York.

Great Hall of Van Rensselaer Manor House

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Ongoing

This entrance hall from the Van Rensselaer manor house outside of Albany, New York, was one of the grandest domestic spaces in colonial America.

Washington Crossing the Delaware

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Ongoing

Emanuel Leutze's depiction of Washington's attack on the Hessians at Trenton on December 25, 1776, was a great success in America and in Germany. Leutze began his first version of this subject in 1849.

Augustus Saint-Gaudens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Ongoing

The Metropolitan Museum of Art owns some 50 sculptures by Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848–1907), the American Beaux-Arts sculptor who worked in New York, Paris, and Cornish, New Hampshire.

Milstein Hall of Ocean Life

American Museum of Natural History

Manhattan Ongoing

The ocean is vast, covering more than two-thirds of the planet. Beneath its waves lie many different habitats, from coral reefs to polar seas. Each supports an astonishing array of life. And the ocean provides oxygen to the atmosphere and drives the world's climate.

In Parts

Whitney Museum of American Art

Manhattan Ongoing

Artists frequently think beyond the unique object, to work with a group of closely related images that together express an artistic vision in its entirety. This ongoing installation, drawn from the museum’s extensive holding of works on paper, presents examples of this creative process.

Storytime in Nolen Library

Nolen Library

Manhattan Ongoing

Storytimes for toddlers ages 18 months to 3 and for children ages 3--7 take place weekdays within the Metropolitan Museum of Art's library. There's also a Sunday afternoon session for children 3-7.

Steichen in the 1920s and 1930s: A Recent Acquisition

Whitney Museum of American Art

Manhattan Ongoing

On view are celebrity portraits and fashion photographs taken during Steichen’s tenure as chief photographer for Condé Nast, shots for advertising campaigns, and images that reflect the artist’s interest in the natural world.

Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance, and the New Psychodrama—Manhattan, 1970–1980

Whitney Museum of American Art

Manhattan Ongoing

The artist's panoramic film installation will fill up most of the second floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art, revisiting the “cinema in-the-round” panoramic presentations that appeared at the dawn of film history in the late 19th century.

Free Music Fridays

American Folk Art Museum

Manhattan Ongoing

Performances by independent, up-and-coming singers, songwriters, and musicians, whose creative expressions echo the spirit of traditional folk art and art by the self-taught. All performances are free and include viewing the art or seating in a listening-room environment.

Dark Universe Space Show

American Museum of Natural History

Manhattan Ongoing

The universe is a curious place—more so than we ever imagined. As scientists unravel the complexities of the cosmos, key findings are revealing amazing new frontiers for exploration. Come along on a journey about what we already know—and about the mysteries we have yet to solve—in Dark Universe, a new Space ...