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    Campaigning for the Presidency, 1960-1972: Selections from the Museum of Democracy

    New-York Historical Society

    Manhattan

    Fri, Aug 26, 2016 - Sun, Nov 27, 2016

    Coinciding with the 2016 presidential election, the New-York Historical Society will showcase more than 120 objects from The Museum of Democracy/Wright Family Collection, considered one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive collections of historical and political campaign memorabilia. Items on view will include bold posters, paper dresses, foreign language ads, board games, t-shirts, paper and vinyl stickers, lapel pins, buttons, and other ephemera that span in tone from idealistic, to humorous, to scathingly critical. ...

    P.S. Art 2016

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jun 14, 2016 - Sun, Oct 23, 2016

    P.S. Art is an annual celebration of achievement in the arts in New York City public schools. This juried exhibition of the work of talented young artists showcases the creativity of 90 prekindergarten through grade 12 students from all five boroughs and includes paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs, mixed-media works, collages, and drawings. Each piece demonstrates personal expression, imaginative use of media, the results of close observation, and an understanding of artistic processes.Dedicated art teachers support ...

    IN/TER\SECT Featuring Cellist Inbal Segev

    Bryant Park

    Manhattan

    Fri, Aug 26, 2016, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    jazz+classical music August 26, 5-10pmBreaking Boundaries featuring: Inbal Segev Bridget Kibbey with Kristen Lee and John Hadfield Patrick Zimmerli Quintet Kenari Quartet and Dan Tepfer Trio and String QuartetINTERSECT gives New Yorkers the rare opportunity to experience some of the best players in jazz and classical music, all on one bill. With five ensembles each night – including internationally renowned veterans such as Chris Potter, Andy Akiho, Dan Tepfer and Ethan Iverson, as well as some of the most talented and ...

    ROCKWAY!

    Fort Tilden

    Queens

    Sun, Jul 03, 2016 - Wed, Nov 30, 2016

    On view July 3–November 30, 2016 Gateway National Recreation Area at Fort Tilden, New YorkMoMA PS1 presents Rockaway!, a site-specific outdoor installation by artistKatharina Grosse (Germany, b. 1961). Reflecting the bold colors of sunset in the Rockaways, Grosse has transformed Fort Tilden's decaying aquatics building into a monumental and sublime artwork using a specialized technique of spraying brightly colored paint directly onto the structure. Grosse’s installation serves as a final celebration and memorialization of this iconic ...

    Summerstage: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

    City Parks Foundation

    Manhattan

    Wed, Aug 24, 2016 - Sun, Aug 28, 2016

    In the early '50s, Charlie Parker made his home in Alphabet City, and though Bird has been gone a long time now, the neighborhood hasn't forgotten him. The block he lived on was renamed Charlie Parker Place in 1992, and the next year the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival made its debut in Tompkins Square Park, right across the street. This year's festival also takes place at Marcus Garvey Park; performers include Jason Lindner and the Randy ...

Campaigning for the Presidency, 1960-1972: Selections from the Museum of Democracy

170 Central Park West

new york N.Y. 10024

2128733400

Coinciding with the 2016 presidential election, the New-York Historical Society will showcase more than 120 objects from The Museum of Democracy/Wright Family Collection, considered one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive collections of historical and political campaign memorabilia. Items on view will include bold posters, paper dresses, foreign language ...

P.S. Art 2016

1000 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10028

2125357710

P.S. Art is an annual celebration of achievement in the arts in New York City public schools. This juried exhibition of the work of talented young artists showcases the creativity of 90 prekindergarten through grade 12 students from all five boroughs and includes paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs, mixed-media works, collages, ...

IN/TER\SECT Featuring Cellist Inbal Segev

Avenue of the Americas

New York N.Y. 10110

2127684242

jazz+classical music August 26, 5-10pmBreaking Boundaries featuring: Inbal Segev Bridget Kibbey with Kristen Lee and John Hadfield Patrick Zimmerli Quintet Kenari Quartet and Dan Tepfer Trio and String QuartetINTERSECT gives New Yorkers the rare opportunity to experience some of the best players in jazz and classical music, all on one bill. With five ensembles each night ...

Summerstage: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

830 Fifth Avenue

New York N.Y. 10021

2123608290

In the early '50s, Charlie Parker made his home in Alphabet City, and though Bird has been gone a long time now, the neighborhood hasn't forgotten him. The block he lived on was renamed Charlie Parker Place in 1992, and the next year the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival made its ...