Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include WOMEN / CREATE!, Look + Listen Festival 2021, Elizabeth Hazan: High Noon and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYC_ARTS on Instagram or @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.






    WOMEN / CREATE!

    WOMEN / CREATE!

    New York Live Arts

    Manhattan

    Thu, May 20, 2021, 7:30 pm - Sun, May 23, 2021, 11:59 pm

    "WOMEN / CREATE!," a virtual festival of dance, will be presented on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7:30pm ET, livestreamed on Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, and YouTube. The event is FREE, with a suggested donation of $10. For eight years, Jennifer Muller/The Works has curated the "WOMEN / CREATE!" festival, bringing together prominent female choreographers for an annual New York City season in a shared program format. This year’s Festival will span the gamut of dance techniques, from contemporary to club ...

    Elizabeth Hazan: High Noon

    Elizabeth Hazan: High Noon

    Duck Creek Arts

    Long Island

    Sat, May 01, 2021 - Sun, Jun 06, 2021

    The exhibition "Elizabeth Hazan: High Noon," curated by Eric Brown, comprises three new large paintings and a group of smaller works exhibited for the first time. Hazan’s recent paintings combine memories of the open fields of eastern Long Island, where the artist spent summers as a child, with an abstract language drawn from the imagination. The artist writes, “I want the paintings both to capture memory I have of that time and place and to ...

    Karl Bodmer: North American Portraits

    Karl Bodmer: North American Portraits

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Manhattan

    Mon, Apr 05, 2021 - Sun, Jul 25, 2021

    "Karl Bodmer: North American Portraits" presents a compelling visual response to Native North America through watercolors created in the 1830s by the Swiss draftsman Karl Bodmer (1809–1893). Bodmer was one of the most accomplished and prolific European artists to travel the Missouri River, and one of the first to document both the landscapes of the American interior and its Indigenous peoples. The exhibition is the first to focus primarily on Bodmer’s portraiture. It features 35 ...

    LOOK + LISTEN FESTIVAL 2021

    LOOK + LISTEN FESTIVAL 2021

    Look + Listen

    Brooklyn

    Sat, May 08, 2021 - Sat, May 29, 2021

    Look + Listen's free annual festival returns for its nineteenth season in May 2021 with an "At Home Edition" designed to bring art directly into audiences' homes, in both digital and tangible forms. Curated and produced by guest Artistic Director Paul Pinto and Executive Director Grace Parisi, "Look + Listen 2021" presents a startlingly ingenious response to our current moment. Along with captivating online performances, audiences will be treated to limited-edition physical artworks, delivered by ...

    Affordable Art Fair NYC Spring 2021

    Affordable Art Fair NYC Spring 2021

    Affordable Art Fair NYC

    Manhattan

    Thu, May 20, 2021 - Sun, May 23, 2021

    As one of the very first art events to hit the town since the city’s shutdown in 2020, we're thrilled to showcase a boutique roster of 35 exhibitors, consisting of talented local, national and international participants. A thoughtful curation of new and veteran galleries will set up booths alongside artists and partners across the first floor of the Metropolitan Pavilion, offering a new and easy-to-navigate layout to create a safe fair experience. Following a brief hiatus, "Affordable ...

WOMEN / CREATE!

219 West 19th Street

New York N.Y. 10011

2126916500

"WOMEN / CREATE!," a virtual festival of dance, will be presented on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7:30pm ET, livestreamed on Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, and YouTube. The event is FREE, with a suggested donation of $10. For eight years, Jennifer Muller/The Works has curated the "WOMEN / CREATE!" festival, bringing together prominent female choreographers ...

Karl Bodmer: North American Portraits

1000 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10028

2125357710

"Karl Bodmer: North American Portraits" presents a compelling visual response to Native North America through watercolors created in the 1830s by the Swiss draftsman Karl Bodmer (1809–1893). Bodmer was one of the most accomplished and prolific European artists to travel the Missouri River, and one of the first to document ...