This spring re-discover the iconic sites and places that call New York City home. Check out our curated list below on what’s happening this spring in NYC.
Whitney Biennial 2022
“Whitney Biennial 2022: Quiet as It’s Kept,” features 63 artists and collectives whose dynamic works reflect the challenges and possibilities of the American experience today.
High Line: Public Art Tour
Stroll along The High Line to the Public Square & Gardens, checking out the art installations along the way designed by national and international artists.
The Met Cloisters
The Cloisters, also known as the Met Cloisters located in Fort Tryon Park, is the perfect day escape this spring. Roam the halls with fascinating exhibits from the European medieval art and architecture period, with a focus on the Romanesque and Gothic periods.
Immersive Basquiat Exhibition
Take in works by legendary artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is this new immersive atmosphere, with over 200 pieces of never-before-seen art.
Classic Harbor Line Cruises
Enjoy savory cocktails while you watch the city pass by relaxing in your private seating area surrounded by large windows. Take in endless views of the city’s skyline as well as iconic landmarks.
The Loeb Boathouse Central Park
Located on the eastern edge of Central Park Lake, charter your own rowboats, or enjoy a personal Gondola ride offering visitors an ideal way to explore one of the Park’s most significant landscapes.
Whitney Museum of American Art
The Whitney’s Collection: Selections from 1900 to 1965, is a mesmerizing exhibit with more than 120 works, drawn entirely from the Whitney’s collection, and inspired by the founding history of the Museum.
Little Island at Pier55
Explore Manhattan’s brand-new park – Little Island at Pier55 floating above the Hudson River. Discover lively performances, self-guided audio tours of the park’s landscape and free art activities in The Glade with the family.
Obsessions & Confessions
Bergdorf Goodman is hosting an exhibit of satirical art by pop artist, Kristin Simmons. The exhibit is made up of dozens of works using toys, games, treats and more to create a “metaphorical sugar high” to encourage discovery and promote a sense of wonder.
Central Park Zoo
Another great zoo to explore in the city. A little bit smaller than the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo is located right in the park with exciting animal exhibitions and a playground for the little ones.
Andy Warhol: Revelation
A new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum offers an intimate look at Andy Warhol’s upbringing, specifically dissecting how religion impacted his work.
Head to Toe
For all fashion lover’s, the Museum at FIT will be exhibiting approximately 200 years of women’s dress from 1800 to the early 21st century through the lens of accessories.
Jerry Schatzberg: 25th & Park
Get a glimpse inside NY photographer and director Jerry Schatzberg’s studio from the 1960s at Fotografiska, where he shot some extraordinary portraits of icons such as Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and more!
Sherlock Holmes Exhibit
The Grolier Club is opening its doors to the public for what is the first comprehensive Sherlock Holmes exhibition in NYC in more than half a century. Between now and April 16, experience the “Sherlock Holmes in 221 Objects.”
The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope
Enjoy an early spring at the New York Botanical Garden. Discover an incredible floral display that will transport you into a dreamy kaleidoscope of colors with designs by floral extraordinaire Jeff Leatham. Running from February 26 through May 1, 2022.
Museum of the City of New York
The place to explore NYC’s past, present and future. The Museum of the City of New York takes visitors on a tour of the city’s 400-year history, through rotating exhibitions and its extensive collection of vintage photographs, costumes, theater memorabilia and more.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film comes to life onstage, in a new musical mash-up spectacular. Winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, enjoy this theatrical celebration of truth, beauty, freedom, and love.
Spend the day exploring Chelsea Market, which is a cool indoor open space market located in the heart of the Meatpacking District of Manhattan. There are tons of cool restaurants, shops, as well as exciting pop-up events happening throughout.
Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts
With its first-of-its-kind exhibit, The Met is exploring the work of Walt Disney and the art of the hand-drawn animation, while also examining Disney’s personal fascination with European art and the use of French motifs in his films and theme parks.
Plaza Suite on Broadway
Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker return to Broadway together in a classic Neil Simon comedy “Plaza Suite.” Sharing a Broadway stage for the first time since the 1995, Broderick and Parker play three couples in Simon’s uproarious and piercing look at love and marriage. Opening February 25, 2022.
One World Observatory
Experience the United States tallest building, One World Trade Center also known as the Freedom Tower and climb all the way to the top of the Observatory Deck to take in draw dropping views of lower Manhattan’s skyline.
Go behind the scenes at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral with access to underground hidden areas, and step into the only active catacombs in the city.
The first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two-part play written by Jack Thorne based on the original story by J. K. Rowling. Get ready to be transported back to the wizarding world.
Explore Museum Mile located on the Upper East Side along 5th Avenue. Discover priceless exhibitions and over 1,000 of paintings, prints, photographs and artifacts. From the Museum of Modern Art, The Guggenheim to the Museum of the City of New York, you will not get bored.
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