Exhibitions for New York

This is a listing of exhibitions for New York. This section is being tested-out and is far from complete. If you are a venue-manager and would like to add your own events and exhibitions, we are in the process of building a submission system.

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Nov 20, 2010 – Aug 14, 2011
Brain: The Inside Story begins as visitors walk past a 3-pound preserved brain—a modest, small white mass—then step into the...
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Oct 28, 2010 – Jun 06, 2011
ORANGE TREE is a 20 foot steel sculpture created by Cuban born artist Alexandre Arrechea, with multi-limbed basketball hoop "branches"...
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Jan 27, 2010 – May 29, 2011
Organized by guest-curator Isolde Brielmaier, this exhibition will feature sculptures, prints and drawings by Elizabeth Catlett and works by twenty...
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Bronx Zoo *
Go nose-to-nose with gorillas in a 6.5-acre swath of the rainforest that will transport you to the heart of Africa....
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Apr 01, 2010 Ongoing
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Experience the wonder of butterflies and other backyard bugs in a lush wild meadow and spacious greenhouse. Inside the conservatory,...
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Mar 04, 2011 – Jan 15, 2012
A space-altering, site-specific architectural installation created by Situ Studio, a Brooklyn-based creative practice specializing in design and fabrication, will inaugurate...
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At the exhibit, photos from the city’s Municipal Archives bring to light Williamsburg’s streetscape in the ’80s, which was rich...
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Feb 18, 2011 – Jun 05, 2011
Since its opening on the Place Vendôme in Paris in 1906, Van Cleef & Arpels has played a leading role...
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In 2011 the Frick will present a selection of Rembrandt's works as seen through the eyes of these two renowned...
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Mar 04, 2011 – Jan 01, 2012
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Kim Beck presents three sculptures resembling the skeletal framework behind advertising billboards. These blank forms emulate the abounding indicators of...
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Mar 18, 2011 – Jun 12, 2011
Bye Bye Kitty!!! is a radical departure from recent Japanese exhibitions. Moving far beyond the stereotypes of kawaii and otaku...
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Apr 05, 2011 – Jul 04, 2011
This exhibition will focus on the Romantic motif of the open window as first captured by artists around 1810–20. These...
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Works featured in this installation are highly creative re-imaginings of the iconic form of the African mask....
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Nov 16, 2010 – Jul 04, 2011
The focus of this exhibition is the statue Haremhab as a Scribe, the most famous three-dimensional image of the general,...
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Feb 09, 2011 – May 23, 2011
In his conceptually rigorous and often witty work, Berlin-based artist Henrik Olesen (b. 1967, Esbjerg, Denmark) investigates structures of power...
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Mar 27, 2011 – Jul 11, 2011
This exhibition, featuring approximately 250 works by some thirty artists, is drawn from MoMA’s outstanding holdings of German Expressionist prints,...
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Jan 15, 2011 – Jul 17, 2011
City Glow was made by Japanese artist Chiho Aoshima in collaboration with New Zealand-based animator Bruce Ferguson. Using a pictorial...
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Jan 15, 2011 – Jun 12, 2011
The six installations in this exhibition were created by artists and technologists with backgrounds in architecture, painting, filmmaking, video art,...
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Jan 15, 2011 – May 15, 2011
For the Museum, Colburn has made a film based on her photographs of the Museum’s unparalleled collection of dolls, toys,...
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The REAL Winnie-the-Pooh won't be found on a video, in a movie, on a T-shirt or a lunchbox. Since 1987,...
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Explore the past glory and imagined future of Pennsylvania Station. The original station, a monumental Beaux-Arts masterpiece designed by the...
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Since 1985, MTA Arts for Transit has been one of the country’s most innovative public art programs, creating over 215...
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With vintage gelatin silver prints, blueprints and original documents, Future Perfect: Re-Constructing the 1939 New York World’s Fair will illustrate...
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Since 1995 the Queens Museum of Art and the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass have partnered to present and promote...
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Drawn from the museum's permanent collection, this intimate presentation features paintings and works on paper from a prolific period of...
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This exhibition presents a visually dynamic time line of the Guggenheim's metamorphosis from private collection to public museum....
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Benjamin Patterson (b. 1934) , a founding member of Fluxus—a loose and international collective of artists who infused avant-garde practices...
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Jan 23, 2011 – Aug 08, 2011
MoMA PS1 presents Modern Women: Single Channel, a group exhibition drawn from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art...
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Jan 23, 2011 – Aug 08, 2011
Laurel Nakadate is known for her works in video, photography, and feature-length film. This is Nakadate's first large-scale museum exhibition...
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For more than twenty years Michael Sullivan has worked as an animator, prop fabricator and lighting designer....
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Welcome to the first museum survey of Maira Kalman’s narrative art. Working as an illustrator, author, and designer, Kalman illuminates...
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Set in the radically uneven urban landscapes of Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Pune, India, Jugaad Urbanism explores how the energy...
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Uncover the mysterious story of the middle bank of the Yangzi River, one of the most significant cradles of Chinese...
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Apr 14, 2011 – Jun 25, 2011
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Using more than 20 striking examples from the Intrepid Museum’s collection, the exhibition explores the varied roles of women in...
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Now Ongoing
Today, the Flight Deck holds most of Intrepid’s collection of authentically restored aircraft....
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Jan 21, 2011 – May 22, 2011
This exhibition, drawn from the Morgan's own extraordinary holdings, explores the pervasive human desire to document our daily lives in...
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Mar 10, 2011 – Jun 05, 2011
Glenn Ligon: AMERICA is the first comprehensive mid-career retrospective devoted to this pioneering New York–based artist....
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Apr 08, 2011 – Jun 19, 2011
Dianna Molzan’s canvases engage in an open and unpredictable dialogue with the history of abstract painting...
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Feb 13, 2011 – Jun 06, 2011
Sometime between October and December 1912, Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) made a guitar....
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Apr 12, 2011 – Aug 07, 2011
Joel Grey A New York Life examines the enduring impact that performer and photographer Joel Grey and his adopted city...
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This exhibit documents an innovative NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene program that provides underserved communities with access to...

Upcoming

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In March and April 2010, St. Francis underwent a detailed technical examination in the Department of Paintings Conservation of The...
Apr 26, 2011 – Sep 05, 2011
At the turn of the last century, night photography came into its own as an artistic genre. In the early...
Aug 30, 2011 – Jan 22, 2012
The 9 11 Peace Story Quilt was designed by Faith Ringgold and constructed in collaboration with New York City students...
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Jul 24, 2011 – Nov 07, 2011
Talk to Me explores the communication between people and things. All objects contain information that goes well beyond their immediate...
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May 04, 2011 – May 14, 2011
Futurefarmers, a San Francisco–based art collective, creates projects that are diverse both in terms of production and in their strategies...
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May 13, 2011 – Jun 15, 2011
This exhibition showcases art by students participating in Learning Through Art (LTA), an educational program of the Guggenheim Museum....
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May 20, 2011 – Sep 05, 2011
Hans-Peter Feldmann, winner of the 2010 Hugo Boss Prize, has spent over four decades conducting a profound investigation into the...
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Jun 19, 2011 – Sep 03, 2011
MoMA PS1 presents Any Ever, the New York premiere of the artist Ryan Trecartin's (b. 1981, Webster, Tex.) 2007-2010 body...
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At the turn of the twentieth century, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, an heiress and sculptor born to one of America’s wealthiest...
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Dec 18, 2011 – Mar 26, 2012
The first museum exhibition in the United States of the work of Sanja Iveković (b. 1949, Zagreb) covers four decades...
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May 08, 2011 – Aug 01, 2011
Francis Alÿs (b. 1959, Antwerp, Belgium) uses poetic and allegorical methods to address political and social realities, such as national...
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This exhibit looks at this style from the end of the 19th century through today and examines the works of...

Closing Soon

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Apr 02, 2011 – May 01, 2011
Hanami at BBG is a month-long celebration from April 2 to May 1 that celebrates the Japanese cultural tradition of...
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Feb 09, 2011 – May 08, 2011
This exhibition unites for the first time the works from Cézanne's series of Card Player canvases together with their associated...
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This loan exhibition organized by the Peabody Essex Museum presents some ninety paintings, decorative works, architectural elements, and religious works...
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Jan 28, 2011 – May 09, 2011
The pictures in this exhibition, selected from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, exemplify the complex and...
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