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Your complete guide to New York City art, museum and gallery. From The Met to The Whitney, from the largest to the smallest, find your list of all current NYC exhibitions and shows here at ZEALnyc.

About Dark Universe at American Museum of Natural History

AMNH: About Dark Universe at American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

www.amnh.org

Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

This Hayden Planetarium space show features enigmatic cosmic phenomena, seminal scientific instruments, and spectacular scenes from deep space that celebrate pivotal discoveries leading to our understanding of the structure and history of our universe. About Dark Universe at American Museum of ...

American Museum of National History AMNH Discovery Room

AMNH: Discovery Room

American Museum of Natural History

https://www.amnh.org/

Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

The Discovery Room offers families, and especially children ages 5-12, an interactive gateway to the wonders of the Museum and a hands-on, behind-the-scenes look at its science. Children, accompanied by adults, can explore an array of artifacts and specimens, puzzles, and scientific ...

AMNH: Inside You

American Museum of Natural History

https://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/inside-you

Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

Did you know that your gastrointestinal tract is home to about 100 trillion bacteria? That’s more organisms than there are stars in the Milky Way! You will if you visit American Museum of Natural History AMNH Inside You. Our bodies are home to many trillions of microbes, including bacteria, ...

Jazz Notes Intel: Farmer-Turned-Maestro David Amram’s Wisdom of the ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, November 7, 2018 At age 87, the curious jazz connoisseur, accomplished classical composer and agriculturist at heart, David Amram stands tall in the wisdom of the arts. Largely underappreciated in jazz circles, he firmly and singularly expresses his passion to encourage arts-minded ...

Jazz Notes Intel

Jazz Notes Intel: Overcoming Boundaries Chapter — Guitarist Lionel Loueke Journeys ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, October 9, 2018 In jazz, there is a plethora of guitarists, each with a voice on the six strings that rocks with fire or soothes with pastel colors or embellishes with strokes that support the surrounding conversations. Then there’s the ...

Art Break

Art Break: Engage in the Thrill of Discovery at Galleries ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, September 24, 2018 One of the best things about a new season of art shows and exhibitions is that moment when you walk into the room, look around, and say “Wow – this is where I want to be!” If you want ...

New York Philharmonic

Review: New York 'Officially' Meets Jaap with Philharmonic's Season Opening

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, September 22, 2018 The 2018-2019 season, and a new era for the New York Philharmonic, began with a gala concert at David Geffen Hall on Thursday evening. Entitled "New York, Meet Jaap," Jaap van Zweden made his debut with the orchestra as ...

New York Renaissance Faire

Life In Focus: It's Fairy-Nice at the New York Renaissance ...

By Juliana Crawford, Contributing Photographer, September 20, 2018   [caption id="attachment_60766" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Consulting a Book of Magic and Spells at the Faire; photo: Juliana Crawford.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_60771" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] The Villagers of the Renaissance Faire; photo: Juliana Crawford.[/caption]   [...

PermaDeath

The First Video Game Opera, 'PermaDeath,' Receives Its World ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, September 19, 2018 At first glance, the title of Cerise Jacobs’s upcoming world’s first video game opera PermaDeath seems to imply another dark take or tale using the commercial success and wide-spread popularity of the multiplayer video game phenomenon. But ...

Judson Dance Theater

Roots of Modern Dance Are Traced through MoMA's Current Exhibit ...

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, September 18, 2018 The current exhibit at MoMA entitled Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done is an homage to the dance artists who created work at the Judson Church in the 60s and 70s. The dancers and choreographers who created ...

The Power of Art

Art Break: The Power of Art Through the Ages at ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, September 17, 2018 This week, Art Break is looking at a wide variety of art movements as well as their purpose and meaning. The oldest material on our list comes from The Frick’s exhibition of fifteenth century religious and devotional ...

There Will Be Blood

Review: Film Soundtracks Take Center Stage in NY Philharmonic's Art ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, September 14, 2018 If the New York Philharmonic were to program an evening of music by avant-garde Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki, I suspect it would be a tough sell. The audience would be limited, and probably dwindle in number as the night ...

Agnes

Review: 'Agnes' Brings Dramatic and Meteorological Tensions to 59E59 Theater

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, September 14, 2018 Agnes is a compelling play about family, friendship, and connections. Set in a three-bedroom New York City apartment, Agnes presents five millennials sheltering themselves from a major storm. The talented playwright, Catya McMullen, adeptly sets up the backstory for ...

AMNH: The Titanosaur

Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Orientation Center at American Museum of Natural History

https://www.amnh.org/

Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

In January 2016, the Museum added another must-see exhibit to its world-famous fossil halls: a cast of a 122-foot-long dinosaur. At the time, the species was so new, that it had not yet been formally named by the paleontologists who discovered it. The scientific name, Patagotitan mayorum, was ...

Bronx Museum Community Mural

Bronx Museum: Community Mural at Bronx Terminal Market

Bronx Museum of Art

http://www.bronxmuseum.org/

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10456

Bronx Terminal Market, in collaboration with The Bronx Museum of the Arts, will showcase a new community mural inspired by scenic outdoor locations in the Bronx. Located on the pedestrian bridge off of River Avenue and 151st Street, The Bronx Museum Community Mural at Bronx Terminal Market is part ...

Womans Afterlife at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum: A Woman’s Afterlife — Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The ancient Egyptians believed that to make rebirth possible for a deceased woman, she briefly had to turn into a man. Guided by new research inspired in part by feminist scholarship, the exhibition A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt tells this remarkable story of gender ...

American Art at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum: American Art

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

As the face of America changes and becomes more diverse, this major reinstallation of our American Art galleries attempts to take a more inclusive approach. It embraces work by women and people of color and extends the definition of America to encompass not only the United States but Central and ...

Ancient Egyptian Art Collection is New Again at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum: Ancient Egyptian Art Collection Is “New” Again

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The Brooklyn Museum has one of the largest and most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian art in the United States, and is renowned throughout the world. The galleries for this unparalleled collection have been reorganized and reinstalled and are definitely worth your time to check out again — ...

Brooklyn Museum Arts of Korea

Brooklyn Museum: Arts of Korea

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The Brooklyn Museum’s pioneering collection of Korean art is one of the largest and most important Korean collections in the United States. A selection returns to view in a new gallery three times the size of the previous space and featuring many treasures never before shown. At the center of ...

Brooklyn Museum Assyrian Art

Brooklyn Museum: Assyrian Art

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The decoration of the royal palaces of the ancient Middle Eastern kingdom of Assyria was meant to overwhelm the ancient visitor with the king’s power and to reveal the supernatural world where he existed. The twelve reliefs on view decorated the vast palace of King Ashur-nasir-pal II (883–859 ...

Brooklyn Museum: Assyrian Reliefs New York City NYC listings art and museum

Brooklyn Museum: Assyrian Reliefs

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

These twelve massive carved alabaster panels, on view together for the first time, dominate the walls of our Hagop Kevorkian Gallery of Ancient Near Eastern Art. Originally brightly painted, they once adorned the vast palace of King Ashur-nasir-pal II (883–859 B.C.E.), one of the greatest rulers ...

European Art at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum: European Art

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

European Art at Brooklyn Museum is a major reinstallation of its European art collection presents masterpieces spanning the Early Renaissance through World War II. reinstallation of our European art collection presents masterpieces spanning the Early Renaissance through World War II. The selection ...

Brooklyn Museum Infinite Blue

Brooklyn Museum: Infinite Blue

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The works of art in Infinite Blue feature blue in all its variety—a fascinating strand of visual poetry running from ancient times to the present day. In cultures dating back thousands of years, blue—the color of the skies—has often been associated with the spiritual but also signifies ...

Brooklyn Museum Life Death and Transformation in the Americas

Brooklyn Museum: Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas presents over one hundred masterpieces from the museum’s permanent Arts of the Americas collection, exemplifying the concept of transformation as part of the spiritual beliefs and practice of the region’s indigenous peoples, past and present. ...

Brooklyn Museum Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden New York

Brooklyn Museum: Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden (formerly the Frieda Schiff Warburg Memorial Sculpture Garden), was created in 1966 as a space to display objects from our pioneering collection of architectural sculptures rescued from New York City demolition sites. This remarkable collection, largely ...

Brooklyn Museum: Williamsburg Murals — A Rediscovery

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The exceptional murals installed in this area, executed by the pioneer American abstractionists Ilya Bolotowsky, Balcomb Greene, Paul Kelpe, and Albert Swinden, were commissioned by the Works Progress Administration/Federal Art Project in 1936 for Brooklyn’s Williamsburg Houses, one of the ...

immersion room at cooper hewitt

Cooper Hewitt: Immersion Room

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

http://www.cooperhewitt.org/

2 E 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

This new interactive space, the Immersion Room at Cooper Hewitt and formerly Margaret Carnegie’s bedroom, offers a unique experience: the ability to view Cooper Hewitt’s extraordinary collection of wallcoverings as never before. Using the Pen, you can select wallpapers from the Museum’s ...

Models & Prototypes Gallery Thaw Models at Cooper Hewitt

Cooper Hewitt: Models & Prototypes Gallery — Thaw Models

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/exhibitions/51668993/

2 E 91st St, New York, NY 10128

Models & Prototypes Gallery Thaw Models at Cooper Hewitt is a gallery devoted to exhibiting three-dimensional representations of ideas that demonstrate the design process; test concepts and resolve problems; enhance presentations; and display complex technical skills. The models displayed in ...

Guggenheim Collection Brancusi

Guggenheim: Brancusi

The Guggenheim

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128

In gallery space devoted to the permanent collection, the Guggenheim is showcasing its rich holdings of the work of Constantin Brancusi (1876–1957) with Guggenheim Collection Brancusi . In the early decades of the twentieth century, Brancusi produced an innovative body of work that altered the ...

Guggenheim: Thannhauser Collection

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10128

“The Thannhauser’s commitment to promoting artistic progress paralleled the vision of Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861–1949). In appreciation of this shared spirit, and in the memory of his first wife and two sons—who might have continued in the family’s art trade had they not died at ...

MAD Collects

MAD Collects: The Future of Craft Part 1

Museum of Arts and Design

https://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

MAD Collects: The Future of Craft Part 1  frames MAD’s collecting mission and recent acquisitions by positioning works by David Harper, Bayne Peterson, Cauleen Smith and other artists within the context of the Museum’s current collections plan. In addition to presenting the history of ...

Patrick Jacobs Dandelion Cluster #3, 2011 Vellum, cast wax, cast neoprene, extruded styrene, acrylic, gel medium, polyurethane, ash, talc, starch, cat hair, wood, copper, tin, steel, vinyl film, acrylite, lighting, BK7 glass 12 5/8 x 11 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (32.1 x 29.8 x 19.1 cm) Window diam. 2 in. (5.1 cm) Museum of Arts and Design; gift of Marcia Doctor, 2013 MAD

MAD: Dandelion Cluster #3 by Patrick Jacobs

Museum of Arts and Design

https://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

Patrick Jacobs’ work blurs the boundaries between painting, sculpture, and photography, using lenses, optical focal length, and sculptural foreshortening to achieve the illusion of impossible depth within the shallow, often miniscule spaces that his miniature worlds inhabit. His hyperrealistic ...

Charles Simonds Dwelling (located in MAD’s lobby), 2011 Clay, wood, polyurethane, sand Museum of Arts and Design; this two-part commission is made possible at MAD by the Collections Committee, the Howard Kottler Endowment for Ceramic Art, Mimi Livingston, and Stephen and Pamela Hootkin, and at 1790 Broadway by 1790 Broadway Associates LLC., 2011 Photo by Ed Watkins; courtesy the Museum of Arts and Design MAD

MAD: Dwelling by Charles Simonds

Museum of Arts and Design

https://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

Charles Simonds first created his Dwellings in the early 1970s as tiny, impermanent constructions in the crevices and vacant lots of New York neighborhoods, and later developed them into semipermanent works situated in museums. Constructed from miniature bricks cut from flat sheets of clay and ...

Marvin Lipofsky Irv Tepper Memorial Hot Dog Cup (from the Great American Food Series), 1973 Glass 6 x 8 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (15.2 x 21 x 8.9 cm) Museum of Arts and Design; gift of Theodora (Theo) and Sy Portnoy, 1998 Photo by Ed Watkins; courtesy the Museum of Arts and Design

MAD: Highlights from the Goblet Collection

Museum of Arts and Design

https://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

During the 1950s, leading up to the American studio glass movement, artists began working with glass as a sculptural medium through warm techniques like casting or slumping. Glassblowing skills were used in factory settings in the United States; however, artists who wanted to use such techniques ...

MAD

MAD: Highlights from the Jewelry Collection

MAD’s exhibit of Highlights from the Jewelry Collection provides an overview of the museum’s collection. Since its founding in 1956, MAD has been committed to collecting studio and contemporary jewelry from the United States and around the world. The Museum has acquired more than 920 ...

Liz Collins; MAD.

MAD: Liz Collins: Rays — 1ST SITE

Museum of Arts and Design

https://madmuseum.org

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

Launched in spring 2018, 1ST SITE is a project space located in the Museum of Arts and Design’s reception area, dedicated to works that interact with and interpret the interior architecture and ambiance of the entry. This fall, the space will house an installation by Liz Collins, an artist ...

udith Schaechter Seeing is Believing, 2008 Glass, enamel, copper foil 104 x 118 in. (264.2 x 299.7cm) Museum of Arts and Design; purchase with funds provided by the Charina Endowment Fund, 2009 Photo by Matthew Cox; courtesy the Muaseum of Arts and Design

MAD: Seeing is Believing by Judith Schaechter

Museum of Arts and Design

https://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

Judith Schaechter’s stained-glass windows feature icons of contemporary life. Rather than the saints of traditional stained glass, Schaechter focuses on images of waifish women with large, sad, sunken eyes, whom she depicts in various states of conflict and transcendence. She taps into ...

Sterling Ruby, Brass Ketamine User, 2010; Ceramic 15 x 27 x 14 inches (38.1 x 68.6 x 35.6cm). Photo by Robert Wedemeyer; Courtesy Sterling Ruby Studio.

MAD: Sterling Ruby — Ceramics

Museum of Arts and Design

https://madmuseum.org

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

Sterling Ruby: Ceramics is the first museum exhibition to focus on the ceramic works of Los Angeles–based artist Sterling Ruby. Ruby’s larger body of work includes a wide range of formats, many with a relationship to craft traditions, both studio and amateur. In addition to ceramics, his ...

The Burke Prize 2018. MAD.

MAD: The Burke Prize 2018 Exhibition

Museum of Arts and Design

https://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

The Burke Prize 2018 Exhibition celebrating the inaugural year of the Burke Prize, an annual award that reinforces the Museum of Arts and Design’s commitment to championing the next generation of artists working in and advancing the disciplines that shaped the American studio craft movement. The ...

American Painters In Italy From Copley To Sargent At The Met

Met Museum: American Painters in Italy — From Copley To Sargent

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Since the founding of the United States, American painters have been attracted to the celebrated art, ancient ruins, and picturesque scenery of Italy. This exhibition of works from the Museum’s collection will feature watercolors, drawings, and sketchbooks by 18 American artists who traveled ...

Met Museum In Praise of Painting Dutch Masterpieces

Met Museum: In Praise of Painting — Dutch Masterpieces

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century—the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer—have been a highlight of The Met collection since its founding in 1870. This exhibition will bring together some of the Museum’s greatest paintings to present this remarkable chapter of art history ...

Relative Values The Cost Of Art In The Northern Renaissance At The Met

Met Museum: Relative Values — The Cost of Art in the Northern Renaissance

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Bringing together 62 masterpieces of 16th-century northern European art from The Met collection and one important loan, this exhibition revolves around questions of historical worth, exploring relative value systems in the Renaissance era. Organized in six sections—raw materials, virtuosity, ...

Bruce Nauman Disappearing Acts at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1: Bruce Nauman — Disappearing Acts

MoMA PS1

https://www.moma.org/

22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101

Schaulager, Basel, The Museum of Modern Art, and MoMA PS1 present the first comprehensive retrospective of American artist Bruce Nauman (b. 1941) in over 20 years. Opening at Schaulager in March 2018 and traveling to New York in October of that year, the exhibition expands upon the rich holdings of ...

Young Architects Program 2017 at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1: Young Architects Program 2017

MoMA PS1

https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/3667?locale=en

22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101

The Young Architects Program (YAP), is an annual competition hosted by The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that fosters innovative architecture. The winning design by Jenny E. Sabin (Ithaca) will be on view at MoMA PS1 during the summer 2017. This year’s finalists are Ania Jaworska (Chicago), ...

MoMA: Gustav Klimt’s Adele Bloch-Bauer II

Museum of Modern Art

http://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1480?locale=en

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

“One of two formal portraits that Gustav Klimt made of Adele Bloch-Bauer, an important patron of the artist, is now on view at MoMA as a special long-term loan from a private collection. Adele Bloch-Bauer was the wife of Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, a wealthy industrialist in Vienna, where Klimt ...

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