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    SummerStage: Chicago The Musical Celebrates 20 Years on Broadway

    SummerStage

    Manhattan

    Wed, Aug 31, 2016, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Chicago The MusicalLive music from Broadway’s worldwide smash, featuring stars from the show!After 20 years in the spotlight, CHICAGO is the #1 longest-running American musical on Broadway – and it’s no wonder why. The winner of six Tony Awars®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations, CHICAGO is an electrifying tale of greed, murder and show biz that’s been seen by over 30 million people worldwide. Filled with hit songs such as ...

    Selections from the Permanent Collection

    Neue Galerie

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jun 16, 2016 - Mon, Sep 19, 2016

    “Selections from the Permanent Collection” features highlights from the Neue Galerie’s superb holdings of Austrian fine and decorative arts from the first half of the twentieth century.The current installation incorporates a wide range of media including painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts. The display of fine art is comprised of works by Richard Gerstl, Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka, George Minne, and Max Oppenheimer. The display of decorative arts includes work by figures such as Josef ...

    Divine Pleasures: Painting from India’s Rajput Courts – The Kronos Collections

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jun 14, 2016 - Mon, Sep 12, 2016

    Exhibition Dates: June 14–September 12, 2016 Exhibition Location: The Met Fifth Avenue, Floor 2, The Charles Z. Offin Gallery, Karen B. Cohen Gallery, Harriette and Noel Levine Gallery, Galleries 691–693Compelling episodes from the epic and poetic literature of the Indian subcontinent dominate the nearly 100 masterful paintings—most a 2015 promised gift by Steven M. Kossak from his family’s Kronos Collections—on display at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Created mainly between the 16th and the early 19th century ...

    Photographs by Larry Silver, 1949-1955

    New-York Historical Society

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jul 01, 2016 - Sun, Dec 04, 2016

    Photographs by Larry Silver, 1949-1955 showcases 45 photographs of everyday New Yorkers and major New York City sites taken during a transformative period in history. This new exhibition highlighting the early works of the Bronx-born photographer captures the day-to-day life in the city’s post-World War II urban environment that has since largely disappeared. Notable landmarks depicted include the Empire State Building, the original Pennsylvania Station before it was demolished, and the Headquarters of the United ...

    Dynamic H2O

    Children’s Museum of Manhattan

    Manhattan

    Sat, May 28, 2016 - Fri, Sep 30, 2016

    This summer, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s Sussman Environmental Center will be the hot place for children to cool off when it opens a splashy new water exhibit Dynamic H2O. With 800 sq. ft. of brand new hands-on interactives and cool colorful graphics, the outdoor exhibition will offer visitors a fun place to chill while they learn how New York City gets its water and the role water plays in our local environment.

Selections from the Permanent Collection

1048 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10028

2126286200

“Selections from the Permanent Collection” features highlights from the Neue Galerie’s superb holdings of Austrian fine and decorative arts from the first half of the twentieth century.The current installation incorporates a wide range of media including painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts. The display of fine art is comprised of ...

Divine Pleasures: Painting from India’s Rajput Courts – The Kronos Collections

1000 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10028

2125357710

Exhibition Dates: June 14–September 12, 2016 Exhibition Location: The Met Fifth Avenue, Floor 2, The Charles Z. Offin Gallery, Karen B. Cohen Gallery, Harriette and Noel Levine Gallery, Galleries 691–693Compelling episodes from the epic and poetic literature of the Indian subcontinent dominate the nearly 100 masterful paintings—most a 2015 promised gift by ...

Photographs by Larry Silver, 1949-1955

170 Central Park West

new york N.Y. 10024

2128733400

Photographs by Larry Silver, 1949-1955 showcases 45 photographs of everyday New Yorkers and major New York City sites taken during a transformative period in history. This new exhibition highlighting the early works of the Bronx-born photographer captures the day-to-day life in the city’s post-World War II urban environment that has ...

Dynamic H2O

212 West 83rd Street

New York N.Y. 10024

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This summer, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s Sussman Environmental Center will be the hot place for children to cool off when it opens a splashy new water exhibit Dynamic H2O. With 800 sq. ft. of brand new hands-on interactives and cool colorful graphics, the outdoor exhibition will offer visitors a ...