SUN–OX–FACE, 1976, Acrylic on canvas.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include With the Eyes of Others, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Alsarah and the Nubatones, 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.

    Divine Encounter: Rembrandt’s Abraham and the Angels

    Frick Collection

    Manhattan

    Tue, May 30, 2017 - Sun, Aug 20, 2017

    Displayed publicly for the first time in more than ten years, "Abraham and the Angels" is the centerpiece of a small exhibition dedicated to Rembrandt’s depictions of Abraham and his various encounters with God and his angels, as recounted in the book of Genesis.

    Bang on a Can: Alsarah and the Nubatones

    Noguchi Museum

    Queens

    Sun, Aug 13, 2017, 3:00 pm

    Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum welcome Alsarah and the Nubatones, performing in the Noguchi Museum’s outdoor sculpture garden. Banded together with stories of movement and migration in the face of the current anti-immigrant global atmosphere, Brooklyn-based quintet Alsarah and the Nubatones take audiences on a musical journey through diaspora and migration from an urban perspective.

    With the Eyes of Others: Hungarian Artists of the Sixties and Seventies

    Elizabeth Dee Gallery

    Manhattan

    Tue, May 02, 2017 - Fri, Aug 11, 2017

    "With the Eyes of Others: Hungarian Artists of the Sixties and Seventies" presents more than one hundred works by thirty artists active in the Hungarian Neo-avant-garde. Against the backdrop of an authoritarian system, this group of artists found diverse and inventive ways in which to encrypt and express powerful messages in the face of the constrained social, cultural, and political reality of their time.

    Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Public Theater

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jul 11, 2017 - Sun, Aug 13, 2017

    The Public Theater will begin previews for the second Free Shakespeare in the Park production of the season, A Midsummer Night's Dream. When the merry sprite Puck meddles with a magical love potion, young lovers lost in the woods mysteriously find themselves infatuated with the wrong person in this hilarious, fairytale fantasia that proves the course of true love never did run smooth.

Bang on a Can: Alsarah and the Nubatones

9-01 33rd Road

queens N.Y. 11106

7182047088

Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum welcome Alsarah and the Nubatones, performing in the Noguchi Museum’s outdoor sculpture garden. Banded together with stories of movement and migration in the face of the current anti-immigrant global atmosphere, Brooklyn-based quintet Alsarah and the Nubatones take audiences on a musical journey ...

Divine Encounter: Rembrandt’s Abraham and the Angels

One East 70th Street

New York N.Y. 10021

2122880700

Displayed publicly for the first time in more than ten years, "Abraham and the Angels" is the centerpiece of a small exhibition dedicated to Rembrandt’s depictions of Abraham and his various encounters with God and his angels, as recounted in the book of Genesis.

Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

425 Lafayette Street

new york N.Y. 10003

2125398500

The Public Theater will begin previews for the second Free Shakespeare in the Park production of the season, A Midsummer Night's Dream. When the merry sprite Puck meddles with a magical love potion, young lovers lost in the woods mysteriously find themselves infatuated with the wrong person in this hilarious, ...

With the Eyes of Others: Hungarian Artists of the Sixties and Seventies

2033/2037 Fifth Avenue

new york NY 10035

2129247545​

"With the Eyes of Others: Hungarian Artists of the Sixties and Seventies" presents more than one hundred works by thirty artists active in the Hungarian Neo-avant-garde. Against the backdrop of an authoritarian system, this group of artists found diverse and inventive ways in which to encrypt and express powerful messages ...