MUSEUMS & CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS ACA GALLERIES 529 W. 20th …

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529 W.
20th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-206-8080, www.acagalleries.com

Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 10:30-6:30; closed Sun. & Mon. Free. "Liberal
Voices in the Figurative Tradition
," art from first half of 20th Century
focusing on social plights [through 6/2].


 


ACE GALLERY



274 Hudson
St. (betw. Canal & Spring Sts.), 212-255-5599
. Weds.-Sat. &
Tues. 10-6; Sun. & Mon. closed. "Hiro Yamagata: NGC6093,"
exploration of light & space through a large installation [through 7/28].


 


AIGA



164 5th
Ave. (betw. 21st & 22nd Sts.), 212-807-1990, www.aiga.org
Weds.-Fri.,
Mon. & Tues. 11-6; Sat. & Sun. Closed. Free. "Propaganda! Cuban
Political & Film Posters
," explore 100 different posters from 1950’s
to present [through 6/29].


 


AMERICAN CRAFT
MUSEUM



40 W.
53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-956-3535, www.americancraftmuseum.org

Weds., Fri.-Sun. & Tues. 10-6. Thurs. 10-8. Closed Mon. $5, $2.50 st./s.c.,
child. under 12 free. "Origamic Architecture," exploration
of influence of Japanese paper folding art & its influence on building design
[through 9/2]. "Radiant Geometries," 75 pieces of jewelry by
15 artists on display [through 9/2].


 


AMERICAN MUSEUM
OF NATURAL HISTORY



Central
Park W. (79th St.), 212-769-5200, www.amnh.org
Weds., Thurs. & Sun.-Tues.
10-5:45; Fri. & Sat. 10-8:45. $9.50, $7.50 st./s.c., $6 child. "Ancient
Microworlds
," stunning exhibition of macrophotographs revealing internal
structures in Jurassic era fossils [through 9/9]. "The Genomic Revolution,"
exhibition & explanation of cutting edge science threatening to alter human
life [opens Sat., through 1/1/02]. Live jazz every Friday, 212-769-5000 for
info [6-8, free w/mus. adm.].


 


THE AMERICAS
SOCIETY



680 Park
Ave. (68th St.), 212-249-5868.
Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 12-6. Closed Mon.
$3, $2 st./sc./child. "An Evening of Contemporary Brazilian Chamber
Music
," Brazilians Villa-Lobos perform [Thurs. at 7:30, $15, $10 st./s.c.].


 


ART IN GENERAL



79 Walker
St. (betw. B’way & Lafayette St.), 212-219-0473, www.artingeneral.org

Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 12-6; Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "Alan deSouza:
Terrain
," artist creates models of topography & photographs them
[through 6/30]. "Material Whirled," 14 artists incorporate
non-traditional materials into their work [through 6/30]. "Soleares/With
Bronze Prison Bars
," metals worked into Spanish influenced images w/accompanying
Flamenco music [through 6/30].


 


THE BRONX MUSEUM
OF ART



1040
Grand Concourse (165th St.), Bronx, 718-681-6000
. Weds. 12-9; Thurs.-Sun.
12-6. $3, $2 st./s.c. child under 12 free. "Rune Olsen: The RICE Banquet,"
Norwegian artist explores consumerism & group identity through rice [through
7/1].


 


BROOKLYN MUSEUM
OF ART



200 Eastern
Pkwy (Washington Ave.), Bklyn.,
718-638-5000, www.brooklynart.org
Weds.-Fri. 10-5; Sat. & Sun. 11-6; first Sat. of the month 11-11, eve. free;
closed Mon. & Tues. $4, $2 st./s.c. "A Family Album: Brooklyn Collects,"
exhibition of random art drawn from 80 private collections in Brooklyn showcases
the diversity in Kings county [through 7/1]. "Leon Golub: Paintings
1950-2000
," 55 paintings exploring themes of power [through 8/19].


 


CENTER FOR
BOOK ARTS



28 W.
27th St. (betw. 6th Ave. & B’way), 212-481-0295, www.centerforbookarts.org

Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues. 10-6; Sat. 10-4; Sun. Free. "Endgrain Designs
& Repetitions: Pattern Papers of John DePol
," letterpress print
pages of legendary woodcarver’s art [through 5/31].


 


COOPER-HEWITT



2 E.
91st St. (5th Ave.), 212-849-8400, www.si.edu.ndm
Weds.-Sat. 10-5; Sun.
12-5; Mon. Closed; Tues. 10-9. $8, $5 st./s.c. child under 12 free. "Aluminum:
By Design
," first exhibit ever of modern metal that radically transformed
the 20th century [through 7/15]. "Room with a View: Landscapes &
Wallpaper
," three centuries of outdoor imagery on internal decorations
[through 10/14].


 


DCA GALLERY



252 W.
28th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Ave.), 212-255-5511
. Weds.-Sat. &
Tues. 10-6; Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "Migrations," Danish
artists Kehnet Nielson & Werik Steffensen explore movement of birds to define
art [through 5/26].


 


DEITCH PROJECTS



76 Grand
St. (betw. Greene & Wooster Sts.), 212-343-7300
. Weds.-Sat. &
Tues. 12-6, Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "Philippe Bradshaw: Disco
Damage
," seven piece installation of eclectic art [through 6/30].
"Brad Kahlhamer: Almost American," art reinterpretation
of how west was won [through 6/30].


 


DIA CENTER
FOR THE ARTS



548 W.
22nd St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-989-5566, www.diacenter.org

Weds.-Sun. 10-6; closed Mon. & Tues. $6, $3 st./s.c. "Rodney Graham
& Bruce Nauman:…the Nearest Faraway Place
," two artists irreverently
explore myth of American west in culture [through 6/17]. "Panamarenko:
Orbit
" exhibit feat. Belgian artist’s fascinating model flying
machines, which blend nature & technology [through 6/17]. "Bridget
Riley: Reconnaissance
," retrospective of work by influential artists
largely unknown to younger audiences [through 6/17]. "Diane Thater:
Knots & Surfaces
," multi-projection video installation of light
& mathematics [through 6/17].


 


THE DRAWING
CENTER



35 Wooster
St. (betw. Broome & Grand Sts.), 212-219-2166
. Weds.-Fri. &
Tues. 10-6; Sat. 11-6; Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "Between Street
& Mirror: The Drawings of James Ensor
," retrospective of famous
Belgian draftsman [through 7/21].


 


GOETHE INSTITUT



1014
5th Ave. (betw. 82nd & 83rd Sts.), 212-439-8700, www.goethe.de/newyork

Weds., Fri. & Mon. 10-5; Thurs. & Tues. 10-7; Sat. & Sun. Closed.
"Stop Over-Photographs by Margarete Motrach," German artist
explores human insignificance [through 6/7].


 


THE GROLIER
CLUB



47 E.
60th St. (Park Ave.), 212-838-6690, www.grolierclub.org
Weds.-Sat.,
Mon. & Tues. 10-5; closed Sun. Free. "Voyages: A Smithsonian Library
Exhibition
," exhibit focuses on books w/themes of discovery, either
physical & metaphorical [through 8/4].


 


GUGGENHEIM
MUSEUM



1071
5th Ave. (89th St.), 212-423-3500
. Weds. & Sun.-Tues. 9-6; Fri.
& Sat. 9-8; closed Thurs. $12, $8 st./s.c., child. under 12 free. "Frank
Gehry: Architect
," retrospective of major works from influential designer
[through 8/26].


 


GUGGENHEIM
MUSEUM~SOHO



575 B’way
(betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-423-3500
. Thurs.-Mon.
11-6; closed Weds. & Tues. Free. "Andy Warhol: The Last Supper"
exhibits his take on Da Vinci’s work through silkscreens
& paintings [permanent].


 


THE HARBOR
DEFENSE MUSEUM



Bldg.
230, Fort Hamilton, Bklyn., 718-630-4349
. Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues.
10-4, second Sat. of month 10-4. Free. Explore how New York Harbor has been
defended from the Revolution to today [permanent].


 


HEBREW UNION
COLLEGE



Brookdale
Center, 1 West 4th St. (betw. Broadway & Mercer St.), 212-824-2205, www.huc.edu

Weds., Thurs., Mon. & Tues. 9-6; Fri. 9-3; Sat. Closed; Sun. 10-2. Free.
"Jewish Mothers: Strength, Wisdom, Compassion," b&w photo
exploration looking at the diversity of Jewish maternal experience [through
6/29].


 


THE HISPANIC
SOCIETY OF AMERICA



613 W.
155th St. (B’way), 212-926-2234, www.hispanicsociety.org
Weds.-Sat.
& Tues. 10-4:30; Sun. 1-4; Mon. Closed. Free. "Splendor of Alcora:
Spanish Ceramics of the 18th Century
," exploration of style & craftsmanship
in clay from 1749-1798 [through 6/24].


 


INTREPID SEA-AIR-SPACE
MUSEUM



Pier
86, W. 46th St. (12th Ave.), 212-245-0072,
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues. 10-5; Sat. & Sun 10-7. $12, $9 veterans, reservists,
st./s.c., $6 ages 6-11, $1 ages 2-5, free for active duty & toddlers. "Fleet
Week
," enjoy various military activities starting w/parade of ships
on Weds. [see "Outdoors" for sched.]. "Defending our Future"
exhibits machinery, statistics & Pentagon’s latest project [permanent].
"Desert Storm Strike," "A-6 Cockpit Challenge"
& "Cold War/Berlin Wall Exhibit" [permanent]. "Prepare
to Dive: Centennial Exhibit of the Navy’s First Submarine
" feat.
submarine built in 1878 [permanent].


 


JAPAN SOCIETY



333 E.
47th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-832-1155, www.jpnsoc.org
Weds.-Fri.
& Tues. 11-6; Sat. & Sun. 11-5; Mon. Closed. $5, $3 st./s.c. "Frank
Lloyd Wright & the Art of Japan
," first major exhibit to explore
Wright’s other "obsession" [through 7/15].


 


JEWISH MUSEUM



1109
5th Ave. (92nd St.), 212-423-3271,
www.thejewishmuseum.org Weds.,
Thurs., Sun. & Mon. 11-5:45; Tues. 11-8; closed Fri. & Sat. $8, $5.50
st./s.c., child. under 12 free. Pay-what-you-wish Tues. after 5. "Voice,
Image, Gesture: Selections from the Jewish Museum’s Collection, 1945-2000
,"
exploration through art of multiple perspectives on Jewish history through the
past [through 8/5]. "Marc Chagall: Early Works from Russian Collections,"
exhibition of paintings illustrates growth of artist’s original vision
[through 10/14].


 


LOCATION ONE



26 Greene
St. (betw. Canal & Grand Sts.), 212-334-3347
. Weds.-Sat. & Tues.
12-6; Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "Gregory Whitehead," multimedia
installation of cutting edge art [through 6/2].


 


LOWER EAST
SIDE TENEMENT MUSEUM



90 Orchard
St. (Broome St.), 212-431-0233
. Call for times & prices.
"Sitting Shiva: The Rogarshevsky Family Apartment," interactive
exhibit feat. home of Lithuanian Jewish immigrant family in mourning [permanent].
"The Gumpertz & Baldizzi Apartments," restored to 1870
& 1935 (respectively) specifications [permanent]. Tours incl. "19th-century
Tenement," "The Confino Family Apartment" & "The Streets
Where We Lived."


 


METROPOLITAN
MUSEUM OF ART



1000
5th Ave. (82nd.), 212-535-7710,
www.metmuseum.org
Weds. &
Thurs. 9:30-5:30; Fri. & Sat. 9:30-9; Sun. 9-5:30; Tues. 9:30-5:30; closed
Mon. $10, $5 st./s.c., child. under 12 free w/adult. "Vermeer &
the Delft School
," 85 works from 17th-century Dutch school w/a focus
on 1650-1660’s [through 5/27]. "William Blake," first
American exhibit to focus on all aspects of Romantic’s work [through 6/24].
"Franz Liszt’s Grand Piano," display of last piano owned
by famed 19th-century composer [through 7/23]. "Jacqueline Kennedy:
The White House Years
," exhibition of 80 dress & accessories from
iconic former First Lady [through 7/29]. "19th- & 20th-Century Chinese
Paintings
," over 90 works reflecting two centuries of wrenching change
in China from Robert H. Ellsworth Collection [through 8/19]. "Summer
Selections: American Landscape Drawings & Watercolors
," exhibition
of works on paper from 1780-1900 [opens Tues., through 9/2]. "African,
Oceanic & Ancient American Art
," varied works of art & culture
from across globe displayed for first time [through 10/28].


 


MODERN CULTURE
AT THE GERSHWIN HOTEL



3 E.
27th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 212-213-8289,
www.bway.net/~modcult
Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 10-6. Free. "Daze: Elevated Stations
& Interiors
," exhibition of former graffiti artist who now paints
ghostlike images patrolling Bronx streets [through 5/26].


 


MUSEUM FOR
AFRICAN ART



593 B’way
(betw. Prince & Houston Sts.), 212-966-1313
. Weds.-Fri. 10:30-5:30;
Sat. & Sun. 12-6. $5, $2.50 st./s.c./child. "African Forms,"
explores the relation betw. function & decoration in everyday African objects
[through 8/8].


 


MUSEUM OF CHINESE
IN THE AMERICAS



70 Mulberry
St. (Bayard St.), 212-619-4785
. Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 12-5; closed
Sun. & Mon. $3, $1 st./s.c., child. under 12 free. "Not on the Menu:
From Asian/Pacific Roots to American Reality
," 30 b&w photographs
exploring Asian experience in U.S. [through 11/30]. "Chinatowns in North
America
," William Chu’s CD-ROM tour documents Chinese immigrant
experience [permanent]. "Family Portraits" [permanent]. "Where
Is Home? Chinese in the Americas
," personal stories, photos, mementos
& poetry encased in a structure reminiscent of a glowing Chinese lantern
[permanent].


 


MUSEUM OF THE
CITY OF NEW YORK



1220
5th Ave. (103rd St.), 212-534-1672, www.mcny.org
Weds.-Sat. 10-5; Sun
12-5; Tues. 10-2; closed Mon. $5, $4 st./s.c./child., $10 families. "Guys
& Dolls
," exhibit celebrates 50th anniversary of the musical w/an
exploration of the 1920’s world it was set in [through 6/10]. "Dressing
for a NYC
Childhood," retrospective of 300 years of children’s
clothing [through 9/16]. Photographs & essays by NYC high school students
document changes in city’s immigrant neighborhoods w/"New York
Toy Stories
" & "The Infamous Andrew Jackson Head"
exhibits [permanent].


 


MUSEUM AT THE
FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY



7th Ave.
(27th St.), 212-217-5800,
www.fitnyc.suny.edu Weds.-Fri.
& Tues. 12-8; Sat. 10-5; closed Sun. & Mon. Free. "Etienne Aigner,"
students interpret legendary designers style to create a half-century retrospective
[through 8/3].


 


MUSEUM OF JEWISH
HERITAGE



18 First
Pl., Battery Park City, 212-968-1800,
www.mjhnyc.org Weds.,
Sun.-Tues. 9-5; Thurs. 9-8; Fri. 9-3. $7, $5 st./s.c./child. under 5. "Citizens
Betrayed: The Hungarian Forced Labor Battalions 1939-1945
," exhibit
of slave labor during WWII [through 9/3].


 


MUSEUM OF MODERN
ART



11 W.
53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Ave.), 212-708-9400, www.moma.org
Thurs.
& Sat-Tues. 10:30-5:45. Fri. 10:30-8:15. Closed Weds. $10, $6.50 st./s.c.,
child. under 16 free. "About Face," over 50 portraits by modern
& contemporary artists [though 6/5]. "Collaborations with Parkett:
1984 to Now
," retrospective of work from influential art journal [through
6/5]. "What is Print," exploration of four basic print-making
methods & impact on art [through 6/5]. "The Russian Avant-Garde
Book Movement
," exhibit of illustrated works from golden era of Russian
art & literature [through 6/11].


 


MUSEUM OF TELEVISION
& RADIO



25 W.
52nd St. (5th Ave.), 212-621-6600,
www.mtr.org Weds.,
Sat., Sun. & Tues. 12-6; Thurs. 12-8; Fri. 12-9. $6, $4 st./s.c., $3 child.
under 13. See also "Film & Video." "2001 Television Documentary
Festival
," celebration of art & history of documentaries [through
5/30].


 


NATIONAL MUSEUM
OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN



George
Gustav Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green (betw. State & Whitehall Sts.), 212-668-6624
.
Weds. & Fri.-Tues. 10-5; Thurs. 10-8. Free. "Gifts of Pride &
Love: Kiowa & Comanche Cradles
," some of greatest examples of Plains
Indian beadwork on display, showing off a combination of beauty & function
[through 5/27] "All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life &
Culture
," exhibit displays more than 300 symbolic objects chosen by
23 Native selectors [permanent].


 


NEW YORK BOTANICAL
GARDENS



200th
St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8747, www.nybg.org
Weds.-Sun. &
Tues. 10-6; closed Mon. $10, $7.50 st./sc., $4 child 12 & under. "The
New Renaissance Garden
," display of flora in updated period garden
[through 6/14]. "Bats, Butterflies, Birds & Bees," hands
on science lab for kids to explore interaction between plants & animals
[through 6/24].


 


NEW YORK HALL
OF SCIENCE



47-01
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-699-0005
. Weds., Mon. & Tues.
9:30-2; Thurs.-Sun. 9:30-5. $7.50, $5 child/s.c. Free Thurs. & Fri., 2-5.
"Marvelous Molecules–The Secret of Life," illustrates
similar chemistry traits among living things–humans, amoebas & cockroaches
[permanent].


 


NEW-YORK HISTORICAL
SOCIETY



2 W.
77th St. (Central Park W.), 212-873-0509
. Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 11-5;
closed Mon. $5, $3 st./s.c., child. 12 & under free. "Kid City"
[permanent]. "Out of Time: Designs for the 20th-Century," past
visions of future presented [through 6/10]. "Masterworks of 19th-Century
American Painting
" feat. nearly 50 oil paintings by such artists as
William Sydney Mount, Thomas Cole & Asher B. Durand [permanent].


 


PAINE WEBBER
ART GALLERY



1285
6th Ave. (52nd St.), 212-713-2885
. Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues. 8-6;
Sat. & Sun. closed. Free. "Tibet: Mountains & Valleys, Castles
& Tents
," exhibition of Tibetan artifacts & culture [through
6/22].


 


P.S.1



22-25
Jackson Ave. (46th St.), L.I. City, 718-784-2084, www.ps1.org
Weds.-Sun.
12-6; $5, $2 st./s.c. "Uniform: Order & Disorder," exploration
of uniforms in fashion & culture [through 9/1]. "Carla Accardi:
Triplice Tenda
," Italian artist’s plastic tent exhibit
blends themes of domesticity [through 9/3]. "Los Carpintos: Cuidad
Transportable
," tent city exploring urban life [through 9/3]. "Miri
Segal: Circular Acts
," video installation of optical tricks
by Israeli artist [through 9/3].


 


QUEENS MUSEUM
OF ART



New York
City Bldg., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-592-9700,
www.queensmuse.org
Weds.-Fri. 10-5; Sat. & Sun. 12-5; closed Mon. & Tues. $4, $2 st./s.c.,
child. under 5 free. Seven international artists use glass as medium
to explore multiple themes in "Heart of Glass" exhibition [through
5/27]. "Queens Focus" exhibit displays work of local artists
[permanent]. "Tiffany in Queens: Selections from the Neustadt Museum
Collection
" [permanent]. "Panorama of the City of New York,"
9000+ sq. foot model of NYC from 1964 World’s Fair [permanent, formal tours
every Sat. at 3:30].


 


SCANDINAVIA
HOUSE



58 Park
Ave. (betw. 37th & 38th Sts.), 212-779-3587, www.amscan.org
Weds.-Sun.
& Tues. 11-5; closed. Mon. Contrib. $3, $2 st./s.c. "Faces &
Figures: Contemporary Photography in Scandinavia
," exhibit of work
by 12 Nordic artists [through 7/29].


 


VON LINTEL
& NUSSER



555 W.
25th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-242-0599
. Weds.-Sat. &
Tues. 10-6; Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "John Newman: Homespun,"
exhibition of eclectic, exotic statues created w/global influence [through 5/26].


 


WHITNEY MUSEUM
OF AMERICAN ART AT PHILLIP MORRIS



120 Park
Ave. (betw. 41st & 42nd Sts.), 917-663-2453, www.whitney.org
Weds.,
Fri., Mon. & Tues. 11-6; Thurs. 11-7:30. Free. "Doh-Ho Suh: Some/One,"
statue of overlapping metal tags [through 6/29].


 


YESHIVA UNIVERSITY
MUSEUM~CAMPUS LOCATION



2520
Amsterdam Ave. (185th St.), 212-960-5390
. Weds., Thurs., Mon. &
Tues. 10-5; closed Fri.-Sun. Free. "Moritz Daniel Oppenheimer: Jewish
Identity in 19th-Century Art
," major retrospective of painter of the
Rothschilds [through 8/31]. Museum acquisitions from the past decade are displayed
as corresponding to the Hebrew aleph-bet in "From Aleph to Tav: Collecting
at the Turn of the Century
" [permanent].



 


MUSEUMS & CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS ACA GALLERIES 529 W. 20th …

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529 W.
20th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-206-8080, www.acagalleries.com

Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 10:30-6:30; closed Sun. & Mon. Free. "Liberal
Voices in the Figurative Tradition
," art from first half of 20th Century
focusing on social plights [through 6/2].


 


ACE GALLERY



274 Hudson
St. (betw. Canal & Spring Sts.), 212-255-5599
. Weds.-Sat. &
Tues. 10-6; Sun. & Mon. closed. "Hiro Yamagata: NGC6093,"
exploration of light & space through a large installation [through 7/28].


 


AIGA



164 5th
Ave. (betw. 21st & 22nd Sts.), 212-807-1990, www.aiga.org
Weds.-Fri.,
Mon. & Tues. 11-6; Sat. & Sun. Closed. Free. "Propaganda! Cuban
Political & Film Posters
," explore 100 different posters from 1950’s
to present [through 6/29].


 


AMERICAN CRAFT
MUSEUM



40 W.
53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-956-3535, www.americancraftmuseum.org

Weds., Fri.-Sun. & Tues. 10-6. Thurs. 10-8. Closed Mon. $5, $2.50 st./s.c.,
child. under 12 free. "Origamic Architecture," exploration
of influence of Japanese paper folding art & its influence on building design
[opens Fri., through 9/2]. "Radiant Geometries," 75 pieces
of jewelry by 15 artists on display [opens Fri., through 9/2].


 


AMERICAN MUSEUM
OF NATURAL HISTORY



Central
Park W. (79th St.), 212-769-5200, www.amnh.org
Weds., Thurs. & Sun.-Tues.
10-5:45; Fri. & Sat. 10-8:45. $9.50, $7.50 st./s.c., $6 child. "Ancient
Microworlds
," stunning exhibition of macrophotographs revealing internal
structures in Jurassic era fossils [through 9/9]. Live jazz every Friday, 212-769-5000
for info [6-8, free w/mus. adm.].


 


THE AMERICAS
SOCIETY



680 Park
Ave. (68th St.), 212-249-5868.
Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 12-6. Closed Mon.
$3, $2 st./s.c./child. "Geraldo de Barros," Brazilian artist
who used photo fragments to create abstract compositions [through 5/20].


 


ART IN GENERAL



79 Walker
St. (betw. B’way & Lafayette St.), 212-219-0473, www.artingeneral.org

Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 12-6; Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "Alan deSouza:
Terrain
," artist creates models of topography & photographs them
[through 6/30]. "Material Whirled," 14 artists incorporate
non-traditional materials into their work [through 6/30]. "Soleares/With
Bronze Prison Bars
," metals worked into Spanish influenced images w/accompanying
Flamenco music [through 6/30].


 


THE BRONX MUSEUM
OF ART



1040
Grand Concourse (165th St.), Bronx, 718-681-6000
. Weds. 12-9; Thurs.-Sun.
12-6. $3, $2 st./s.c. child under 12 free. "Rune Olsen: The RICE Banquet,"
Norwegian artist explores consumerism & group identity through rice [through
7/1].


 


BROOKLYN MUSEUM
OF ART



200 Eastern
Pkwy (Washington Ave.), Bklyn.,
718-638-5000, www.brooklynart.org
Weds.-Fri. 10-5; Sat. & Sun. 11-6; first Sat. of the month 11-11, eve. free;
closed Mon. & Tues. $4, $2 st./s.c. "A Family Album: Brooklyn Collects,"
exhibition of random art drawn from 80 private collections in Brooklyn showcases
the diversity in Kings county [through 7/1]. "Leon Golub: Paintings
1950-2000
," 55 paintings exploring themes of power [opens Fri., through
8/19].


 


CENTER FOR
BOOK ARTS



28 W.
27th St. (betw. 6th Ave. & B’way), 212-481-0295, www.centerforbookarts.org

Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues. 10-6; Sat. 10-4; Sun. Free. "Endgrain Designs
& Repetitions: Pattern Papers of John DePol
," letterpress print
pages of legendary woodcarver’s art [through 5/31].


 


COOPER-HEWITT



2 E.
91st St. (5th Ave.), 212-849-8400, www.si.edu.ndm
Weds.-Sat. 10-5; Sun.
12-5; Mon. Closed; Tues. 10-9. $8, $5 st./s.c. child under 12 free. "Aluminum:
By Design
," first exhibit ever of modern metal that radically transformed
the 20th century [through 7/15]. "Room with a View: Landscapes &
Wallpaper
," three centuries of outdoor imagery on internal decorations
[through 10/14].


 


DCA GALLERY



252 W.
28th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Ave.), 212-255-5511
. Weds.-Sat. &
Tues. 10-6; Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "Migrations," Danish
artists Kehnet Nielson & Werik Steffensen explore movement of birds to define
art [through 5/26].


 


DEITCH PROJECTS



76 Grand
St. (betw. Greene & Wooster Sts.), 212-343-7300
. Weds.-Sat. &
Tues. 12-6, Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "Philippe Bradshaw: Disco
Damage
," seven piece installation of eclectic art [through 6/30].
"Brad Kahlhamer: Almost American," art reinterpretation
of how west was won [through 6/30].


 


DIA CENTER
FOR THE ARTS



548 W.
22nd St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-989-5566, www.diacenter.org

Weds.-Sun. 10-6; closed Mon. & Tues. $6, $3 st./s.c. "Rodney Graham
& Bruce Nauman:…the Nearest Faraway Place
," two artists irreverently
explore myth of American west in culture [through 6/17]. "Panamarenko:
Orbit
" exhibit feat. Belgian artist’s fascinating model flying
machines, which blend nature & technology [through 6/17]. "Bridget
Riley: Reconnaissance
," retrospective of work by influential artists
largely unknown to younger audiences [through 6/17]. "Diane Thater:
Knots & Surfaces
," multi-projection video installation of light
& mathematics [through 6/17].


 


THE DRAWING
CENTER



35 Wooster
St. (betw. Broome & Grand Sts.), 212-219-2166
. Weds.-Fri. &
Tues. 10-6; Sat. 11-6; Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "Between Street
& Mirror: The Drawings of James Ensor
," retrospective of famous
Belgian draftsman [through 7/21].


 


EL MUSEO DEL
BARRIO



1230
5th Ave. (104th St.), 212-831-7272, www.elmuseo.org
Weds.-Sun. 11-5;
Mon. & Tues. closed. Contrib. $5, $2 st./s.c. Six Puerto Rican artists from
the "Nineties Group" debut their work in "Here & There"
exhibit [through 5/20].


 


EMPIRE STATE
BUILDING



34th
St. (Fifth Ave.), 212-843-8080
. Weds.-Tues. 8 a.m.-12 a.m., free. "The
Essence of the Human Spirit
," 12 whimsical paintings by New York artist
Anne Marie Giardina [through 5/22].


 


EXIT ART



548 B’way
(betw. Prince & Spring Sts.), 212-925-2928, www.exitart.org
Weds.-Fri.
& Tues. 10-6; Sat. 11-6. Closed Sun. & Mon. Min. contrib. $2. "Danger,"
eight artists explore different approaches to risk [through 5/19].


 


THE GALLERY
AT THE AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY



1865
B’way (betw. 61st & 62nd Sts.), 212-408-1500,
www.americanbible.org
Weds., Fri., Mon. & Tues. 10-6; Thurs. 10-7; Sat. 10-5; closed Sun.
Free. "Printing the Word: The Art of Watanabe Sadao," exhibition
of prints by Japanese artist who utilizes traditional methods to express his
religious faith [through 5/19].


 


GOETHE INSTITUT



1014
5th Ave. (betw. 82nd & 83rd Sts.)212-439-8700 www.goethe.de/newyork

Weds., Fri. & Mon. 10-5; Thurs. & Tues. 10-7; Sat. & Sun. Closed.
"Stop Over-Photographs by Margarete Motrach," German artist
explores human insignificance [through 6/7].


 


THE GROLIER
CLUB



47 E.
60th St. (Park Ave.) 212-838-6690, www.grolierclub.org
Weds.-Sat., Mon.
& Tues. 10-5; closed Sun. Free. "Voyages: A Smithsonian Library
Exhibition
," exhibit focusing on books w/themes of discovery, either
physical & metaphorical [opens Weds., through 8/4].


 


GUGGENHEIM
MUSEUM



1071
5th Ave. (89th St.), 212-423-3500.
Weds. & Sun.-Tues. 9-6; Fri.
& Sat. 9-8; closed Thurs. $12, $8 st./s.c., child. under 12 free. "Frank
Gehry: Architect
," retrospective of major works from influential designer
[opens Fri., through 8/26].


 


GUGGENHEIM
MUSEUM~SOHO



575 B’way
(betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-423-3500
. Thurs.-Mon.
11-6; closed Weds. & Tues. Free. "Andy Warhol: The Last Supper"
exhibits his take on Da Vinci’s work through silkscreens
& paintings [permanent].


 


THE HARBOR
DEFENSE MUSEUM



Bldg.
230, Fort Hamilton, Bklyn., 718-630-4349
. Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues.
10-4, second Sat. of month 10-4. Free. Explore how New York Harbor has been
defended from the Revolution to today [permanent].


 


HEBREW UNION
COLLEGE



Brookdale
Center, 1 West 4th St. (betw. Broadway & Mercer St.) 212-824-2205 www.huc.edu

Weds., Thurs., Mon. & Tues. 9-6; Fri. 9-3; Sat. Closed; Sun. 10-2. Free.
"Jewish Mothers: Strength, Wisdom, Compassion," b&w photo
exploration looking at the diversity of Jewish maternal experience [through
6/29].


 


THE HISPANIC
SOCIETY OF AMERICA



613 W.
155th St. (B’way), 212-926-2234, www.hispanicsociety.org
Weds.-Sat.
& Tues. 10-4:30; Sun. 1-4; Mon. Closed. Free. "Splendor of Alcora:
Spanish Ceramics of the 18th Century
," exploration of style & craftsmanship
in clay from 1749-1798 [through 6/24].


 


INTREPID SEA-AIR-SPACE
MUSEUM



Pier
86, W. 46th St. (12th Ave.), 212-245-0072,
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues. 10-5; Sat. & Sun 10-7. $12, $9 veterans, reservists,
st./s.c., $6 ages 6-11, $1 ages 2-5, free for active duty & toddlers. "Defending
our Future
" exhibits machinery, statistics & Pentagon’s latest
project [permanent]. "Desert Storm Strike," "A-6 Cockpit
Challenge
" & "Cold War/Berlin Wall Exhibit" [permanent].
"Prepare to Dive: Centennial Exhibit of the Navy’s First Submarine"
feat. submarine built in 1878 [permanent].


 


JAPAN SOCIETY



333 E.
47th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-832-1155, www.jpnsoc.org
Weds.-Fri.
& Tues. 11-6; Sat. & Sun. 11-5; Mon. Closed. $5, $3 st./s.c. "Frank
Lloyd Wright & the Art of Japan
," first major exhibit to explore
Wright’s other "obsession" [through 7/15].


 


JEWISH MUSEUM



1109
5th Ave. (92nd St.), 212-423-3271,
www.thejewishmuseum.org Weds.,
Thurs., Sun. & Mon. 11-5:45; Tues. 11-8; closed Fri. & Sat. $8, $5.50
st./s.c., child. under 12 free. Pay-what-you-wish Tues. after 5. "Voice,
Image, Gesture: Selections from the Jewish Museum’s Collection, 1945-2000
,"
exploration through art of multiple perspectives on Jewish history through the
past [through 8/5]. "Marc Chagall: Early Works from Russian Collections,"
exhibition of paintings that illustrate growth of artist’s original vision
[through 10/14].


 


LOCATION ONE



26 Greene
St. (betw. Canal & Grand Sts.), 212-334-3347
. Weds.-Sat. & Tues.
12-6; Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "Gregory Whitehead," multimedia
installation of cutting edge art [through 6/2].


 


LOWER EAST
SIDE TENEMENT MUSEUM



90 Orchard
St. (Broome St.), 212-431-0233
. Call for times & prices.
"Sitting Shiva: The Rogarshevsky Family Apartment," interactive
exhibit feat. home of Lithuanian Jewish immigrant family in mourning [permanent].
"The Gumpertz & Baldizzi Apartments," restored to 1870
& 1935 (respectively) specifications [permanent]. Tours incl. "19th-century
Tenement," "The Confino Family Apartment" & "The Streets
Where We Lived."


 


METROPOLITAN
MUSEUM OF ART



1000
5th Ave. (82nd.), 212-535-7710,
www.metmuseum.org
Weds. &
Thurs. 9:30-5:30; Fri. & Sat. 9:30-9; Sun. 9-5:30; Tues. 9:30-5:30; closed
Mon. $10, $5 st./s.c., child. under 12 free w/adult. "Vermeer &
the Delft School
," 85 works from 17th-century Dutch school w/a focus
on 1650-1660’s [through 5/27]. "William Blake," first
American exhibit to focus on all aspects of Romantic’s work [through 6/24].
"Franz Liszt’s Grand Piano," display of last piano owned
by famed 19th-century composer [through 7/23]. "Jacqueline Kennedy:
The White House Years
," exhibition of 80 dress & accessories from
iconic former First Lady [through 7/29]. "19th- & 20th-Century Chinese
Paintings
," over 90 works reflecting two centuries of wrenching change
in China from Robert H. Ellsworth Collection [through 8/19]. "African,
Oceanic & Ancient American Art
," varied works of art & culture
from across globe displayed for first time [opens Tues., through 10/28].


 


MODERN CULTURE
AT THE GERSHWIN HOTEL



3 E.
27th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 212-213-8289,
www.bway.net/~modcult
Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 10-6. Free. "Daze: Elevated Stations
& Interiors
," exhibition of former graffiti artist who now paints
ghostlike images patrolling Bronx streets [through 5/26].


 


MUSEUM FOR
AFRICAN ART



593 B’way
(betw. Prince & Houston Sts.), 212-966-1313
. Weds.-Fri. 10:30-5:30;
Sat. & Sun. 12-6. $5, $2.50 st./s.c./child. "African Forms,"
explores the relation betw. function & decoration in everyday African objects
[through 8/8].


 


MUSEUM OF CHINESE
IN THE AMERICAS



70 Mulberry
St. (Bayard St.), 212-619-4785
. Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 12-5; closed
Sun. & Mon. $3, $1 st./s.c., child. under 12 free. "Not on the Menu:
From Asian/Pacific Roots to American Reality
," 30 b&w photographs
exploring Asian experience in U.S. [through 11/30]. "Chinatowns in North
America
," William Chu’s CD-ROM tour documents Chinese immigrant
experience [permanent]. "Family Portraits" [permanent]. "Where
Is Home? Chinese in the Americas
," personal stories, photos, mementos
& poetry encased in a structure reminiscent of a glowing Chinese lantern
[permanent].


 


MUSEUM OF THE
CITY OF NEW YORK



1220
5th Ave. (103rd St.), 212-534-1672, www.mcny.org
Weds.-Sat. 10-5; Sun
12-5; Tues. 10-2; closed Mon. $5, $4 st./s.c./child., $10 families. "Guys
& Dolls
," exhibit celebrates 50th anniversary of the musical w/an
exploration of the 1920’s world it was set in [through 6/10]. "Dressing
for a NYC
Childhood," retrospective of 300 years of children’s
clothing [through 9/16]. Photographs & essays by NYC high school students
document changes in city’s immigrant neighborhoods w/"New York
Toy Stories
" & "The Infamous Andrew Jackson Head"
exhibits [permanent].


 


MUSEUM AT THE
FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY



7th Ave.
(27th St.), 212-217-5800,
www.fitnyc.suny.edu Weds.-Fri.
& Tues. 12-8; Sat. 10-5; closed Sun. & Mon. Free. "Etienne Aigner,"
students interpret legendary designers style to create a half-century retrospective
[through 8/3].


 


MUSEUM OF JEWISH
HERITAGE



18 First
Pl., Battery Park City, 212-968-1800,
www.mjhnyc.org Weds.
& Sun.-Tues. 9-5; Thurs. 9-8; Fri. 9-3. $7, $5 st./s.c./child. under 5.
"Citizens Betrayed: The Hungarian Forced Labor Battalions 1939-1945,"
exhibit of slave labor during WWII [through 9/3].


 


MUSEUM OF MODERN
ART



11 W.
53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Ave.), 212-708-9400, www.moma.org
Thurs.
& Sat-Tues. 10:30-5:45. Fri. 10:30-8:15. Closed Weds. $10, $6.50 st./s.c.,
child. under 16 free. "About Face," over 50 portraits by modern
& contemporary artists [though 6/5]. "Collaborations with Parkett:
1984 to Now
," retrospective of work from influential art journal [through
6/5]. "What is Print," exploration of four basic print-making
methods & impact on art [through 6/5]. "The Russian Avant-Garde
Book Movement
," exhibit of illustrated works from golden era of Russian
art & literature [through 6/11].


 


MUSEUM OF TELEVISION
& RADIO



25 W.
52nd St. (5th Ave.), 212-621-6600,
www.mtr.org Weds.,
Sat., Sun. & Tues. 12-6; Thurs. 12-8; Fri. 12-9. $6, $4 st./s.c., $3 child.
under 13. See also "Film & Video." "2001 Television Documentary
Festival
," celebration of art & history of documentaries [through
5/30]. "Strangers with Candy," every episode of comedy series
by Second City veterans will be shown [Sat. 12-6, Sun. 12-5:30].


 


NATIONAL MUSEUM
OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN



George
Gustav Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green (betw. State & Whitehall Sts.), 212-668-6624
.
Weds. & Fri.-Tues. 10-5; Thurs. 10-8. Free. "Gifts of Pride &
Love: Kiowa & Comanche Cradles
," some of greatest examples of Plains
Indian beadwork on display, showing off a combination of beauty & function
[through 5/27] "All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life &
Culture
," exhibit displays more than 300 symbolic objects chosen by
23 Native selectors [permanent].


 


NEW YORK BOTANICAL
GARDENS



200th
St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8747, www.nybg.org
Weds.-Sun. &
Tues. 10-6; closed Mon. $10, $7.50 st./sc., $4 child 12 & under. "The
New Renaissance Garden
," display of flora in updated period garden
[through 6/14]. "Bats, Butterflies, Birds & Bees," hands
on science lab for kids to explore interaction between plants & animals
[through 6/24].


 


NEW YORK HALL
OF SCIENCE



47-01
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-699-0005
. Weds., Mon. & Tues.
9:30-2; Thurs.-Sun. 9:30-5. $7.50, $5 child/s.c. Free Thurs. & Fri., 2-5.
"Marvelous Molecules–The Secret of Life," illustrates
similar chemistry traits among living things–humans, amoebas & cockroaches
[permanent].


 


NEW-YORK HISTORICAL
SOCIETY



2 W.
77th St. (Central Park W.), 212-873-0509
. Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 11-5;
closed Mon. $5, $3 st./s.c., child. 12 & under free. "Kid City"
[permanent]. "Out of Time: Designs for the 20th-Century," past
visions of future presented [through 6/10]. "Masterworks of 19th-Century
American Painting
" feat. nearly 50 oil paintings by such artists as
William Sydney Mount, Thomas Cole & Asher B. Durand [permanent].


 


PAINE WEBBER
ART GALLERY



1285
6th Ave. (52nd St.), 212-713-2885
. Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues. 8-6;
Sat. & Sun. closed. Free. "Tibet: Mountains & Valleys, Castles
& Tents
," exhibition of Tibetan artifacts & culture [through
6/22].


 


P.S.1



22-25
Jackson Ave. (46th St.), L.I. City, 718-784-2084, www.ps1.org
Weds.-Sun.
12-6; $5, $2 st./s.c. "Massimo Bartolini: Untitled (Wave),"
pool in outdoor sculpture garden w/water lapping over sides [through 5/20].
"Josh Blackman & Lizzie Scott," artists convey history
& relationships through painting [through 5/20]. "Carla Accardi:
Triplice Tenda
," Italian artist’s plastic tent exhibit
blendis themes of domesticity [opens Sun., through 9/3]. "Los Carpintos:
Cuidad Transportable
," tent city exploring urban life [opens
Sun., through 9/3]. "Miri Segal: Circular Acts," video
installation of optical tricks by Israeli artist [opens Sun., through 9/3].
"Uniform: Order & Disorder," exploration of uniforms in
fashion & culture [opens Sun., through 9/1].


 


QUEENS MUSEUM
OF ART



New York
City Bldg., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-592-9700,
www.queensmuse.org
Weds.-Fri. 10-5; Sat. & Sun. 12-5; closed Mon. & Tues. $4, $2 st./s.c.,
child. under 5 free. "Nancy Friedemann," two
site specific drawings using symbolic shapes as raw materials [through 5/20].
"Gio Ponti: A Metaphysical World," retrospective of
famous Italian furniture designer [through 5/20]. "Parallel Plane-Mapping
Corona
," maps & images of long forgotten master plans that still
shape Queens evolution [through 5/20]. Seven international artists use glass
as medium to explore multiple themes in "Heart of Glass" exhibition
[through 5/27]. "Queens Focus" exhibit displays work of local
artists [permanent]. "Tiffany in Queens: Selections from the Neustadt
Museum Collection
" [permanent]. "Panorama of the City of New
York
," 9000+ sq. foot model of NYC from 1964 World’s Fair [permanent,
formal tours every Sat. at 3:30].


 


SCANDINAVIA
HOUSE



58 Park
Ave. (betw. 37th & 38th Sts.), 212-779-3587, www.amscan.org
Weds.-Sun.
& Tues. 11-5; closed. Mon. Contrib. $3, $2 st./s.c. "Faces &
Figures: Contemporary Photography in Scandinavia
," exhibit of work
by 12 Nordic artists [through 7/29].


 


VON LINTEL
& NUSSER



555 W.
25th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-242-0599
. Weds.-Sat. &
Tues. 10-6; Sun. & Mon. Closed. Free. "John Newman: Homespun,"
exhibition of eclectic, exotic statues created w/global influence [through 5/26].


 


WHITNEY MUSEUM
OF AMERICAN ART AT PHILLIP MORRIS



120 Park
Ave. (betw. 41st & 42nd Sts.), 917-663-2453, www.whitney.org
Weds.,
Fri., Mon. & Tues. 11-6; Thurs. 11-7:30. Free. "Pulse: a Festival
of Digitally Inspired Performance
," exhibit where electric media intertwine
w/live performances [through 5/17]. "Doh-Ho Suh: Some/One,"
statue of overlapping metal tags [through 6/29]. "Koosil-ja Hawng, Dance
KUMIKOKIMOT: Render
," performance art piece blending video, dance,
music & text [Thurs. at 8:30].


 


YESHIVA UNIVERSITY
MUSEUM~CAMPUS LOCATION



2520
Amsterdam Ave. (185th St.), 212-960-5390
. Weds., Thurs., Mon. &
Tues. 10-5; closed Fri.-Sun. Free. "Moritz Daniel Oppenheimer: Jewish
Identity in 19th-Century Art
," major retrospective of painter of the
Rothschilds [through 8/31]. Museum acquisitions from the past decade are displayed
as corresponding to the Hebrew aleph-bet in "From Aleph to Tav: Collecting
at the Turn of the Century
" [permanent].



 


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