Alexander Calder Constellation with Bottles, 1943 wood, ebony, wire rods, and paint 17" x 13-3/4" x 12-3/4" (43.2 cm x 34.9 cm x 32.4 cm) SCULPTURE No. 32995 Alt # A08007 Format of original photography: digital Photography by: Tom Powell Imaging

Alexander Calder. Constellation with Bottles, 1943. Photography by: Tom Powell Imaging.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Happy Days, Calder & Miro, InterSchool Orchestras of New York, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

    Calder / Miró: Constellations

    Pace Gallery 57th Street

    Thu, Apr 20, 2017 - Fri, Jun 30, 2017

    Pace Gallery and Acquavella Galleries present Constellations, a series of works from Alexander Calder and Joan Miró. The distinct yet complementary presentations illuminate the startling affinities between the two artists, who at the time the series were created, were separated by the Atlantic during World War II and unable to communicate.

    Theatre For A New Audience: Happy Days

    Theatre for a New Audience

    Brooklyn

    Sun, Apr 23, 2017 - Sun, May 28, 2017

    Theatre for a New Audience and the Yale Repertory Theatre present Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days. Dianne Wiest plays Winnie, buried up to her waist and sinking into the earth. Winnie is an endlessly fascinating spirit of buoyant resourcefulness and unassuming grace in the face of inevitable oblivion in a show that is, by turns, hilarious and heartbreaking, compassionate and ferocious.

    Heads and Tales: The Odyssey of a Medals Collector

    Frick Collection

    Manhattan

    Wed, May 10, 2017, 7:00 pm

    As a part of The Frick Collection's lecture series, Stephen Scher - a collector, scholar, and curator - shares his expertise on medieval medallions. Portrait medals were often used as sources for architectural decoration on a grand scale at sites such as the Palazzo Medici in Florence. This talk explores the transfer of designs from small artworks to monumental settings during the Renaissance and in the larger context of art history.

    Edward and Elaine Altman 45th Anniversary Concert

    Carnegie Hall

    Manhattan

    Thu, May 11, 2017, 8:00 pm

    InterSchool Orchestras of New York honor Annabelle F. Prager, Founder of InterSchool Orchestras of New York, Canadian Brass and Tito Muñoz, Conductor with a night of musical performances from all eight InterSchool Orchestras ensembles.

    The Intersectional Self

    The 8th Floor

    Manhattan

    Thu, Feb 09, 2017 - Fri, May 19, 2017

    "The Intersectional Self," an exhibition centered on gender and feminist politics in the age of trans-identity, examines how feminism in its many forms has changed the world as we know it. Through performance and persona play, ten participating artists focus on the idea of “otherness” and tackle issues such as black liberation, the prison system, gender, and immigration.

Theatre For A New Audience: Happy Days

Polonsky Shakespeare Center

brooklyn N.Y. 11217

2122292819

Theatre for a New Audience and the Yale Repertory Theatre present Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days. Dianne Wiest plays Winnie, buried up to her waist and sinking into the earth. Winnie is an endlessly fascinating spirit of buoyant resourcefulness and unassuming grace in the face of inevitable oblivion in a show ...

Heads and Tales: The Odyssey of a Medals Collector

One East 70th Street

New York N.Y. 10021

2122880700

As a part of The Frick Collection's lecture series, Stephen Scher - a collector, scholar, and curator - shares his expertise on medieval medallions. Portrait medals were often used as sources for architectural decoration on a grand scale at sites such as the Palazzo Medici in Florence. This talk explores ...

The Intersectional Self

17 West 17th Street

new york N.Y.

6468395908

"The Intersectional Self," an exhibition centered on gender and feminist politics in the age of trans-identity, examines how feminism in its many forms has changed the world as we know it. Through performance and persona play, ten participating artists focus on the idea of “otherness” and tackle issues such as ...

Edward and Elaine Altman 45th Anniversary Concert

881 Seventh Avenue

New York N.Y. 10019

2122477800

InterSchool Orchestras of New York honor Annabelle F. Prager, Founder of InterSchool Orchestras of New York, Canadian Brass and Tito Muñoz, Conductor with a night of musical performances from all eight InterSchool Orchestras ensembles.