“Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include “Arrivals” at the Katonah Museum of Art, “Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection” at The New-York Historical Society, “Modern Worlds: Austrian and German Art, 1890-1940” at the Neue Galerie, 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.”
Westchester / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 – Sun, Jan 23, 2022
“Arrivals” call forth origin stories. How did we get here? Where did we come from? Americans have remarkably varied stories to share, having come to call this country home in so many different ways: by conquest, displacement, colonialism, the slave trade, voluntary migration, and more. The exhibition is organized around a series of “arrival moments” —Columbus, the Middle Passage, the Mayflower, Ellis Island / Angel Island, WW2, 1965, and Today—in order to explore some of the …
Manhattan / Fri, Sep 24, 2021 – Sun, Jan 16, 2022
The Morgan Library & Museum presents “Another Tradition: Drawings by Black Artists from the American South,” opening September 24, 2021, and running through January 16, 2022. This exhibition celebrates the Morgan’s 2018 acquisition of eleven drawings from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting Black Southern artists and their communities. The artists represented in the acquisition are Thornton Dial, Nellie Mae Rowe, Henry Speller, Luster Willis, and Purvis Young. In the last …
Manhattan / Thu, Nov 11, 2021 – Sun, Mar 13, 2022
An exhibition of major works of Austrian and German fine art and design from the permanent collection, “Modern Worlds: Austrian and German Art, 1890–1940” underscores the Neue Galerie’s unique mission to bring a sense of perspective back to Germanic culture of this period, and to make the best of this work available to American and other audiences for both scholarly and aesthetic inquiry. The presentation, organized in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the founding …
Manhattan / Fri, Oct 22, 2021 – Sun, Feb 27, 2022
The New-York Historical Society presents “Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection,” an exhibition of 130 paintings, works on paper in various media, and sculpture from an extraordinary promised gift by philanthropists and art collectors Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld. On view October 22, 2021 – February 27, 2022, the exhibition features many artists new to New-York Historical’s collection, including Marc Chagall, David Hockney, Edward Hopper, Jacob Lawrence, Louise Nevelson, George O’Keeffe, …
Manhattan / Sat, Dec 04, 2021 – Sun, Mar 13, 2022
“Time and Face: Daguerreotypes to Digital Prints” exhibition is drawn exclusively from the Collection of Art Properties at Columbia University and includes photographs produced using most photomechanical processes. Arranged in four thematic sections—time and technology, face, innocence, and fame—the exhibition presents formal portraits alongside figurative subjects in photojournalism and documentary photography, with over 100 examples of works dating from the origins of photography in the 1840s to today. “Time and Face: Daguerreotypes to Digital Prints” is curated by …
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New York City has tons of things going for it, from incredible buildings to breathtaking parks. But surely, the top of the list includes NYC’s vast array of museums, covering every field of culture and knowledge: There are quirky museums and interactive museums, free museums and world-beating art institutions like the Metropolitan Museum. Between them, they offer so many exhibitions, of every variety and taste, that it’s hard to keep track of them. But if you’ve starting to suffer a sudden attack of FOMA, fear not! We’ve got you covered with our select list of the best museum exhibitions in NYC.”