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You don't need to go to one of NYC's many museums or art galleries to see a masterpiece. Art exhibits are on display in public spaces throughout the city. Most of these exhibits are temporary though, so be sure to catch them while they're on display.

Art Events

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Jan 24

Fourth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 24

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Jan 24

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Free!

Jan 24

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Jan 24

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Jan 24

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Jan 24

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Jan 24

Coloring for Relaxation with Michele

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Adults and senior members are invited to join us for an afternoon of coloring, crafting, and meditation in peaceful quietness to help relive stress and promote relaxation.

Must See
Event

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Jan 25

Fourth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 25

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Jan 25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Free!

Jan 25

Art Inspired By...Andy Warhol

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
In this month's workshop, we will visit 1960s visual artist Andy Warhol to create inspirational self portraits.
Free!

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Jan 26

Fourth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 26

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Jan 26

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Free!

Friday, January 27, 2017

Jan 27

Fourth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 27

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Jan 27

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Free!

Jan 27

Paint Night

at Recreation Center 54 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for our first annual paint night. Re-create artwork with a friend and enjoy light refreshments. Participants will reproduce a selected painting using acrylic paint.
Free!

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Jan 28

Fourth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Free!

Jan 28

Behind-the-Ropes: Insider’s Tour of the Merchant’s House First in a Series: Changing Tastes in 19th Century Furniture

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We’ll explore in detail the architecture of the 1832 Merchant’s House, one of only 117 buildings designated an interior and exterior landmark in New York.

Jan 28

Lunar New Year: New Year’s Day Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival

at Grand Street at Chrystie Street (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
There will be performances, vendors, and giveaways. The main event, the Firecracker Ceremony, is scheduled for noon.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan 28

Fourth Annual Whimsical Wonder...Closing Reception

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Last chance to see our Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition and meet the artists!
Free!

Jan 28

Free Film Screening: The Birth of A Nation

at Lewis H Latimer House , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
n celebration of Black History Month and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day, you are cordially invited to a free screening of the 2016 period drama "The Birth of A Nation".
Free!

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Jan 29

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by Glyndor Gallery to speak to the artists and get a closer look at the creative process.
Free!

Jan 29

Concert: Ann Schein, Piano

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Ann Schein is a pianist who “simply reaches right into the heart of whatever she is playing – and creates music so powerful you cannot tear yourself away ."

Monday, January 30, 2017

Jan 30

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Jan 31

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Jan 31

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Jan 31

Winter Workspace Art Workshop: Painted Poetry

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Tap into your inner poet and learn some writing strategies, then use paint to turn your ideas into visual poetry.

Jan 31

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Jan 31

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Jan 31

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Feb 1

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Feb 2

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Friday, February 3, 2017

Feb 3

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Feb 4

Walking Tour: Photograph Downtown Flushing - Flushing Lunar New Year Parade

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring your camera and join photographer Vikram Dogra as he explores the urban landscape of Downtown Flushing during the annual Flushing Lunar New Year Parade.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Feb 5

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by Glyndor Gallery to speak to the artists and get a closer look at the creative process.
Free!

Monday, February 6, 2017

Feb 6

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Feb 7

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Feb 7

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Feb 7

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Feb 7

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Feb 7

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Feb 8

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Feb 9

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Friday, February 10, 2017

Feb 10

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Feb 11

Winter Workspace Session One: Open Studios

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Individual artists share their studio practice with the public on this open studio day.
Free!

Feb 11

Winter Journal Writing

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Create a field guide journal with an artistic twist, chronicling the changes of the winter season with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, February 13, 2017

Feb 13

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Feb 14

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Feb 14

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Feb 14

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Feb 14

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Feb 14

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Free!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Feb 15

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Feb 16

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Friday, February 17, 2017

Feb 17

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Feb 21

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Feb 22

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Feb 22

Art Inspired By...An African Artist

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The Art Inspired By series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop.
Free!

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Feb 23

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Friday, February 24, 2017

Feb 24

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Free!

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Feb 25

Natural Fiber Workshop

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to extract fiber and dyes from natural plants and try your hand at tying and weaving techniques using cordage made from plant fiber.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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