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    Intrude

    Brookfield Place

    Manhattan

    Sun, Apr 17, 2016 - Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    Arts Brookfield presents a four-city national tour of Intrude, a highly acclaimed public art installation by Australian artist Amanda Parer. Intrude features monumental sculptural rabbits, each sewn in white nylon, inflated and internally lit.

    Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty

    Museum of Modern Art

    Manhattan

    Fri, Mar 25, 2016 - Sun, Jul 24, 2016

    The exhibition includes approximately 120 rarely seen monotypes—along with some 60 related paintings, drawings, pastels, sketchbooks, and prints—that show Edgar Degas at his most modern, capturing the spirit of urban life; depicting the body in new and daring ways; liberating mark-making from tradition; and boldly engaging the possibilities of abstraction.

    A Year with Children 2016

    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

    Manhattan

    Fri, Apr 22, 2016 - Sun, Jun 12, 2016

    The annual presentation showcases select artworks by students in grades two through six from twelve public schools who participated in LTA during the 2015–16 school year, representing each of New York City’s five boroughs. More than one hundred creative and imaginative works, including collages, drawings, found objects, installations, paintings, poems, and prints will be on display during the seven-week exhibition.

    Dancing the Gods

    Symphony Space

    Manhattan

    Sat, Apr 23, 2016 - Sun, Apr 24, 2016

    Two-day festival at Symphony Space features some of the world's most exquisite performers of Indian classical dance.

Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty

11 West 53rd Street

new york N.Y. 10019

2127089400

The exhibition includes approximately 120 rarely seen monotypes—along with some 60 related paintings, drawings, pastels, sketchbooks, and prints—that show Edgar Degas at his most modern, capturing the spirit of urban life; depicting the body in new and daring ways; liberating mark-making from tradition; and boldly engaging the possibilities of abstraction.

A Year with Children 2016

1071 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10128

2124233500

The annual presentation showcases select artworks by students in grades two through six from twelve public schools who participated in LTA during the 2015–16 school year, representing each of New York City’s five boroughs. More than one hundred creative and imaginative works, including collages, drawings, found objects, installations, paintings, poems, ...

Dancing the Gods

2537 Broadway

new york N.Y. 10025

2128645400

Two-day festival at Symphony Space features some of the world's most exquisite performers of Indian classical dance.

Intrude

200 Vesey Street

new york N.Y. 10281

(212) 417-7000

Arts Brookfield presents a four-city national tour of Intrude, a highly acclaimed public art installation by Australian artist Amanda Parer. Intrude features monumental sculptural rabbits, each sewn in white nylon, inflated and internally lit.