New York City Museums of Science, History, Culture & Arts

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Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Museum of Modern Art

Guggenheim

Whitney Museum of American Art


Current Events: Bronx Museum | Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art | Japan Society
 


New York City Museums, Arts and Cultural Choices

 
Alice Austen House Museum & Garden
American Folk Art Museum
American Museum of Natural History
Asia Society and Museum
Avery Fisher Hall
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Bronx Museum of the Arts
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation Park
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Brooklyn Museum
Central Park Conservancy
Central Park Zoo
Children's Museum of Manhattan
Children's Museum of the Arts
China Institute Gallery
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
Dia Art Foundation
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
El Museo del Barrio
Fisher Landau Center for Art
Forbes Magazine Galleries
Fraunces Tavern & Museum
Frick Collection
Green-Wood Cemetery
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
Harbor Defense Museum
International Center of Photography
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Japan Society Gallery
Jewish Children's Museum
John A. Noble Museum for Maritime History
King Manor Museum
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Louis Armstrong House Museum
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Maritime Industry Museum at Univ of NY
Merchant's House Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Metropolitan Opera House
Morgan Library & Museum
Morris-Jumel Mansion & Museum
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
Museum at Eldridge Street
Museum for African Art

Museum Mile
Museum of Arts and Design
Museum of Biblical Art / American Bible Society
Museum of Chinese in the Americas
Museum of FIT
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Museum of Mathematics
Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Sex
Museum of the City of New York
Museum of the Moving Image
National Academy of Design Museum/School of Fine Arts
National Museum of the American Indian
National September 11 Memorial Museum
Neue Galerie New York
New Museum of Contemporary Art
New York Aquarium
New York City Fire Museum
New York City Opera

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Museum Events & Exhibits
View a monthly list of The Bronx Museum sponsored events, and other museums' events and exhibits.

Museum Events-Exhibits

The Morgan Library & Museum Official Website

29 East 36th Street, New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 685-0008

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The Bronx Museum of the Arts Official Website

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456
phone: 718-681-6000

Events - All Upcoming Events at The Bronx Museum


Bronx Museum February 2017 Events

BRONX TROLLEY NIGHT
Wednesday, February 1st, 5:30 to 7:30pm
Hop off The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour at the Bronx Museum for a free guided tour of the exhibitions with a Museum teaching artist.
FIRST FRIDAYS! CARNEGIE HALL NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERTS FEATURING BROWN RICE FAMILY
Friday, February 3, 6:00pm to 10:00pm; Concert Begins at 7:30pm
Carnegie Hall comes to the Bronx! Join us for a special performance by Brown Rice Family, a high-energy, nine-member ensemble that combines an eclectic mix of musical infl uences that encompass reggae, hip-hop, Brazilian, Afrobeat, jazz, rock, Latin, and funk. With members hailing from all over the world, Brown Rice Family draws on its diverse backgrounds to create a colorful, rhythm-driven, and highly danceable sound.
GET DOWN IN THE BOOGIE DOWN WITH IT’S SHOWTIME NYC
Friday, February 10th, 7:00 to 10:00pm
Revel in dance, community, and urban artistry with It’s Showtime NYC (ISN)! Celebrating New York City street culture, ISN provides performance and professional development opportunities to street and subway dancers as a legal alternative to dancing in subway cars. It’s Showtime NYC performers will showcase dance styles and open the floor for all guests to join.
ON THE SOUTH BRONX WATERFRONT A SHORT FILM BY JUDITH DUPASQUIER
Friday, February, 17, 6:00 to 8:00pm
On the South Bronx Waterfront documents artist Linda Cunningham creating the 24 foot wide, collaged, canvas artwork currently on view in the Bronx Museum lobby entitled South Bronx Waterfront Sagas. The artwork depicts the existing state of the abandoned, inaccessible Mott Haven and Port Morris areas of the South Bronx waterfront. The film explores the social and political issues driving the artist, and considers the relationship between the artist and her surroundings. Du Pasquier became enamored of the Bronx when she was commissioned by French / German TV station ARTE to produce a film about the Bronx in 2010.
SPRING GALA AND ART AUCTION 2017
Monday, February 27, 2017
On Monday, February 27, 2017 The Bronx Museum of the Arts will celebrate its annual benefit and art auction, Get Down and AIM High at The Conrad New York in Lower Manhattan. Proceeds from the event help support the Bronx Museum


Bronx Museum March 2017 Events

OPEN CALL: THE BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS' DANCE AND VISUAL COLLABORATIVE (BXMA CO-LAB) 2017
Deadline: March 1, 2017 at 6:00pm
The Bronx Museum of the Arts’ Dance and Visual Arts Collaborative Residency Program (BxMA Co-Lab) is a six-month dance residency at The Bronx Museum of the Arts for a dancer to develop a new work or work-in-progress together with a visual artist utilizing the Museum’s performance and rehearsal spaces. The application for the residency is now open.
GUIDED TOUR FOR MEMBERS: THE ARMORY SHOW
Friday, March 3rd, 11:00am - Friend Members and above
The Bronx Museum invites you to a private tour of The Armory Show on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 11AM. Holly Block, Executive Director and Claudia Calirman, Associate Professor of Art History at John Jay College (CUNY) will guide the group through a select group of notable galleries featuring Contemporary and Modern Art.
SPRING SEASON OPEN HOUSE
Sunday, March 5, 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Member tour at 2:00pm
The Bronx Museum of the Arts cordially invites you to attend the opening of our Spring Season. Join us for a day of performances, gallery tours, to celebrate the opening of Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje and our other exhibitions.
BOOK SIGNING OF KNOCKOUT: FIDEL CASTRO VISITS THE SOUTH BRONX
Saturday, March 11, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Book signing with author, Bronxite, and Founder and President of Latino Sports & Latinosports.com, Julio Pabón of his book Knockout: Fidel Castro visits the South Bronx.
ART-MAKING HAPPY HOUR
Friday, March 17th, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Create mosaics and drink beer with Bronx-based artists Jorge Valdes and Anthony Matulis. Valdes and Matulis will lead participants in an evening of art-making based on their vibrant, community mosaic projects and the artwork on view. RSVP required. To RSVP email info@bronxmuseum.org . Max two per person.
FIRST FRIDAYS! HAVANA FILM FESTIVAL
Friday, March 24, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Kicking off the 18th Annual Havana Film Festival New York, the Bronx Museum and the Hostos Center for Arts & Culture will co-host a screening of Playing Lecuona, a musical travelogue and tribute to the internationally acclaimed Cuban pianist and piano composer, Ernesto Lecuona. Special performance by Gerardo Contino y Los Habaneros. Music by DJ ASHO. Location: The Hostos Center for Arts & Culture, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10451
SPRING SENIOR LUNCHEON
Thursday, March 30th, 11:00am to 3:00pm
The Bronx Museum of the Arts cordially invites guests 55 and older to the Summer Senior Luncheon. Join us for a delightful afternoon with free tours of the Museum’s exhibitions, live entertainment, and lunch with friends, all free of charge. Free admission. RSVP required to info@bronxmuseum.org or 718-681-6000, ext. 135.


China Institute Exhibition Official Website

125 East 65th St, New York, NY 10065
Phone: 212-744-8181

2017 Events

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Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art Official Website

338 Lighthouse Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10306
Phone: 718-987-3500

The Museum is open every Wednesday – Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Our upcoming events include:

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of its incorporation with a Gala event on Friday, September 25th, 2015 at the Excelsior Grand, 2380 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island. The event will honor Beverly Garcia-Anderson, Immediate Past President of the Board of Trustees and the Staten Island Foundation. Tickets are $150 per person and can be purchased by calling 718-987-3500. The event will include dinner, cocktails, music, dancing, and raffles. The dress is Black-tie optional.

All film screenings are free with regular Museum admission of $6 Adults/ $4 Students and Seniors. We are pleased to continue the Saturday morning meditation classes each Saturday at 11:30 AM. For additional information, please visit our website. The fee for the class is $12/$10 for members. See complete events calendar.

2017 Events: See Events Calendar.

Public Programs at the Tibetan Museum are sponsored, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the support of Councilmembers Debi Rose, Steven Matteo, and Joseph Borelli. Additional support is provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029
phone: 917-492-3492,
mmontalvo@mcny.org

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Japan Society Official Web Site

333 East 47th Street, New York, NY  10017
phone: 212-715-1258, email: lprogram@japansociety.org

03/13/17
Sen So’oku: The Subtle Art of the Japanese Tea Ceremony


Sen So’oku, heir to the Mushakouji Senke tea school, returns to Japan Society for a special talk on the Japanese art of chanoyu, or tea ceremony
03/22/2017
Iconic Branding: Insights from Design Maven Kashiwa Sato


Creative director Kashiwa Sato, the mind behind Uniqlo’s distinctive red and white logo, comes to Japan Society to discuss his transformative approach to branding strategy, which he calls ‘iconic branding.’
04/04/2017
Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism


Fumio Sasaki, minimalist and author of Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism, joins us at Japan Society to discuss how he opted for minimalism over materialism and share his insight on this life-altering philosophy.

Featured NYC Museum

Ground Zero Museum Workshop ToursGround Zero Museum Workshop
Images & Artifacts from the Recovery by Gary Marlon Suson, the Official Photographer at Ground Zero
"RARE PHOTOS" - The New York Times
Open Monday-Sunday; Daily Tours
420 West 14th Street, Floor 2
New York City, New York 10014
Tickets: Call Zerve (212) 209-3370
The museum features stunning images, artifacts and video from the Recovery at Ground Zero.
 


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