Briauna Falk The Test, 2018 Archival pigment print 18 x 22 1/2 inches

Image courtesy of the Howard Greenberg Gallery

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include TNC’s 10th Dream Up Festival, the Metropolitan Opera’s Summer HD Festival, Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.






    Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection

    Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection

    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

    Manhattan

    Fri, May 24, 2019 - Sun, Jan 12, 2020

    The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection, the first artist-curated exhibition ever mounted at the museum. This full-rotunda presentation celebrates the Guggenheim’s extensive collection of twentieth-century modern and contemporary artworks, with an exhibition selected by six contemporary artists, all of whom have contributed to shaping the Guggenheim’s history with their own pivotal solo shows. Curated by Cai Guo-Qiang, Paul Chan, Jenny Holzer, Julie Mehretu, Richard Prince, and Carrie Mae ...

    The Metropolitan Opera’s Summer HD Festival

    The Metropolitan Opera’s Summer HD Festival

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

    Manhattan

    Sat, Aug 24, 2019 - Mon, Sep 02, 2019

    The Metropolitan Opera’s annual Summer HD Festival, presents free outdoor screenings of operas in Lincoln Center Plaza, has returned for the 11th time, with one screening each night from Saturday, August 24, to Monday, September 2, 2019 (Labor Day). The series features ten performances from the company’s acclaimed Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, including performances from the 2018–19 season as well as some of the most popular transmissions from past years. Preceding the festival, on ...

    TNC 10th Dream Up Festival

    TNC 10th Dream Up Festival

    Theater for the New City

    Manhattan

    Sun, Aug 25, 2019 - Sun, Sep 15, 2019

    Theater for the New City (TNC), under the direction of Artistic Director, Crystal Field, presents its tenth annual Dream Up Festival. A feast of adventurous theater, mixing world premieres and New York premieres. It's an ultimate new work festival dedicated to the joy of discovering new authors and edgy, innovative performances.Helmed by the theater's Literary Manager, Michael Scott-Price, the festival offers 27 plays. Audiences savor the excitement, awe, passion, challenge and intrigue of new plays ...

    Bard x HGG

    Bard x HGG

    Howard Greenberg Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jun 20, 2019 - Thu, Aug 29, 2019

    Last winter the legendary photographer Stephen Shore received an unusual request from Howard Greenberg Gallery: Would he be interested in curating an exhibition that included his students from the renowned photography program at Bard College? The answer was, “yes,” and the resulting collaboration, Bard x HGG, pairs work by seven of Shore’s recent graduates with photographs by historic 20th century artists from the Gallery’s vast archives.Works by the Bard graduates—Jasmine Clarke, Madison Emond, Briauna Falk, Vanessa Kotovich, ...

    17th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival: Kids Night Out

    17th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival: Kids Night Out

    St. Nicholas Park

    Manhattan

    Sat, Aug 24, 2019, 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Events Schedule  6pm to 8pm - Kids Activities Activities will be provided by:Sugar Hill Children's Museum, Kids Passport to Adventure, Give Me the Light Project by artist Dionis Oritz (all ages), Backpack giveaway by the Harlem Ques (Omega Psi Phi, Xi Phi Chapter), Face painting by a local artist!, 8pm - Movie Screening! Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse Dir. Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti, Rodney Rothman, 116 min. USA In this 2019 academy Award winner, teen, Miles Morales, becomes the Spider-Man of his reality, ...

Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection

1071 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10128

2124233500

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection, the first artist-curated exhibition ever mounted at the museum. This full-rotunda presentation celebrates the Guggenheim’s extensive collection of twentieth-century modern and contemporary artworks, with an exhibition selected by six contemporary artists, all of whom have contributed to ...

The Metropolitan Opera’s Summer HD Festival

Columbus Avenue

new york N.Y. 10023

2128755000

The Metropolitan Opera’s annual Summer HD Festival, presents free outdoor screenings of operas in Lincoln Center Plaza, has returned for the 11th time, with one screening each night from Saturday, August 24, to Monday, September 2, 2019 (Labor Day). The series features ten performances from the company’s acclaimed Live in HD series of ...

Bard x HGG

41 East 57th Street

new york N.Y. 10022

2123340010

Last winter the legendary photographer Stephen Shore received an unusual request from Howard Greenberg Gallery: Would he be interested in curating an exhibition that included his students from the renowned photography program at Bard College? The answer was, “yes,” and the resulting collaboration, Bard x HGG, pairs work by seven of Shore’s ...

17th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival: Kids Night Out

St. Nicholas Terrace at 135th Street

new york N.Y. 10030

2127498428

Events Schedule  6pm to 8pm - Kids Activities Activities will be provided by:Sugar Hill Children's Museum, Kids Passport to Adventure, Give Me the Light Project by artist Dionis Oritz (all ages), Backpack giveaway by the Harlem Ques (Omega Psi Phi, Xi Phi Chapter), Face painting by a local artist!, 8pm - Movie Screening! Spiderman: Into ...