Events Calendar

Jul20

Exhibition: Derrick Adams, Sanctuary

Museum of Art and Design

Culture
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Jul20
Culture

Exhibition: Derrick Adams, Sanctuary

Museum of Art and Design

2 Columbus Circle
New York, N.Y. 10019

Phone: (212) 299-7777

When

Check website for hours

Derrick Adams: Sanctuary is an exhibition of large-scale sculpture, and mixed-media collage and assemblage on wood panels that reimagine safe destinations for the black American traveler during the mid-twentieth century. The body of work was inspired by The Negro Motorist Green Book, an annual guidebook for black American road-trippers published by New York postal worker Victor Hugo Green from 1936 to 1966, during the Jim Crow era in America. Sanctuary reflects on the plight of working-class black people before and during the Civil Rights Movement, and their determination to pursue the same American Dream afforded to others.

Jul20

Exhibition: Surface/Depth -The Decorative After ...

Museum of Art and Design

Culture
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Jul20
Culture

Exhibition: Surface/Depth -The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro

Museum of Art and Design

2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 299-7777

Price

General: $16.00; Seniors; $14.00; Students $12.00

When

10:00am - 6:00pm

This Exhibition features 29 works by Miriam Schapiro and 39 works by contemporary artists including Sanford Biggers, Josh Blackwell, Edie Fake, Jeffrey Gibson, Judy Ledgerwood, Jodie Mack, Sara Rahbar, Ruth Root, and Jasmin Sian. In June of 2015, Miriam Schapiro, the pioneering feminist artist and founding member of the Pattern and Decoration movement, passed away at the age of ninety-one. Surprisingly, given her status as the elder stateswoman of the feminist art movement, the tremendous impact of her oeuvre on contemporary art has yet to be fully acknowledged or critically assessed. This exhibition seeks to redress this gap in the history of American art through an exploration of Schapiro’s signature femmages, the term she coined to describe her distinctive hybrid of painting and collage inspired by women’s domestic arts and crafts and the feminist critique of the hierarchy of art and craft. This exhibition highlights the pivotal role her work and leadership played in the expansion of the art world to include historically marginalized forms of craft, decoration, and abstract patterning associated with femininity and women’s work.

Jul20

Free Music Fridays

American Folk Art Museum

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Jul20
Entertainment

Free Music Fridays

American Folk Art Museum

2 Lincoln Square
New York, NY 10023

Columbus Avenue, between West 65th Street & West 66th Street

Phone: (212) 595-9533

Price

Free

When

5:30pm-7:30pm

Music featured at the Free Music Fridays series thematically reflects the spirit of the self-taught art on view at the museum. Support the proceedings with a donation-based cash wine bar. Admission is always free. Hosted by Lara Ewen. Tonight's Performance: 5:30pm-Shawna Caspi Fingerstyle, singer/songwriter; 6:05pm-Julia Mark, Pianist/singer-songwriter; and 6:40pm-Marc Smith, Brooding acoustic Americana.

Jul20

Music Café: Alexis Cole

New York Society for Ethical Culture

Entertainment
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Jul20
Entertainment

Music Café: Alexis Cole

New York Society for Ethical Culture

2 West 64th Street
New York, NY 10023

Ceremonial Hall

Phone: (212) 874-5210

Price

Admission: Members $10.00, Nonmembers $15.00

When

7:00pm - 9:30pm

Hooray for Friday — especially 3rd Fridays at The Café at Ethical, a welcoming place to unwind, relax, enjoy the music, refreshments, good company, and entertainment. Get up and dance if the music moves you! Or just sit back and enjoy. Price of admission includes snacks and a beverage (wine, beer, soda). Called "one of the great voices of today," by Jonathan Schwartz, Alexis Cole has been compared to classic jazz singers such as Sarah Vaughan and Anita O'Day. She's performed with the Boston Pops and New York Philharmonic on stage at venues from Avery Fisher Hall to the Kennedy Center. Her eleven recordings, which feature musical luminaries such as Fred Hersch, Eric Alexander, Bucky Pizzarelli, Anat Cohen, Matt Wilson, and Harry Pickens, have received high praise in the jazz press and are spun on radio world-wide. Alexis can be seen at top jazz venues like Dizzy’s Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Birdland, The Jazz Standard, Blues Alley, and Billboard Live, Tokyo.

Jul21

Richard Tucker Park Greenmarket

Local Greenmarket

Community
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Jul21
Community

Richard Tucker Park Greenmarket

Local Greenmarket

West 66th Str. and Columbus Ave, New York

Price

Free

When

Thursday and Saturdays 8am - 5pm

Greenmarket's gateway to the Upper West Side, the Richard Tucker Park Greenmarket, offers locally grown produce just across the street from Lincoln Center. Seasonal vegetables range from fresh staples like corn and greens to Mexican specialties like papalo and epazote. Orchards boast sweet berries, stone fruit, and over 80 varieties of apples. Knowledgeable growers are at market to explain just how to care for their plants, flowers, and herb pots indoors and out. Impeccable farmstead cheeses, fresh seafood, grass fed beef, duck and duck charcuterie, eggs, artisanal baked goods, and New York’s only producer of both sorghum and maple syrup round out the offerings.

The greenmarket is open every Thursday and Saturday throughout the year.

Jul21

Exhibition: Derrick Adams, Sanctuary

Museum of Art and Design

Culture
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Jul21
Culture

Exhibition: Derrick Adams, Sanctuary

Museum of Art and Design

2 Columbus Circle
New York, N.Y. 10019

Phone: (212) 299-7777

When

Check website for hours

Derrick Adams: Sanctuary is an exhibition of large-scale sculpture, and mixed-media collage and assemblage on wood panels that reimagine safe destinations for the black American traveler during the mid-twentieth century. The body of work was inspired by The Negro Motorist Green Book, an annual guidebook for black American road-trippers published by New York postal worker Victor Hugo Green from 1936 to 1966, during the Jim Crow era in America. Sanctuary reflects on the plight of working-class black people before and during the Civil Rights Movement, and their determination to pursue the same American Dream afforded to others.

Jul21

Exhibition: Surface/Depth -The Decorative After ...

Museum of Art and Design

Culture
×
Jul21
Culture

Exhibition: Surface/Depth -The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro

Museum of Art and Design

2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 299-7777

Price

General: $16.00; Seniors; $14.00; Students $12.00

When

10:00am - 6:00pm

This Exhibition features 29 works by Miriam Schapiro and 39 works by contemporary artists including Sanford Biggers, Josh Blackwell, Edie Fake, Jeffrey Gibson, Judy Ledgerwood, Jodie Mack, Sara Rahbar, Ruth Root, and Jasmin Sian. In June of 2015, Miriam Schapiro, the pioneering feminist artist and founding member of the Pattern and Decoration movement, passed away at the age of ninety-one. Surprisingly, given her status as the elder stateswoman of the feminist art movement, the tremendous impact of her oeuvre on contemporary art has yet to be fully acknowledged or critically assessed. This exhibition seeks to redress this gap in the history of American art through an exploration of Schapiro’s signature femmages, the term she coined to describe her distinctive hybrid of painting and collage inspired by women’s domestic arts and crafts and the feminist critique of the hierarchy of art and craft. This exhibition highlights the pivotal role her work and leadership played in the expansion of the art world to include historically marginalized forms of craft, decoration, and abstract patterning associated with femininity and women’s work.

Jul21

Summer Saturday 2018

American Folk Art Museum

Entertainment
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Jul21
Entertainment

Summer Saturday 2018

American Folk Art Museum

2 Lincoln Square
New York, NY 10023

Columbus Avenue, between West 65th Street & West 66th Street

Phone: (212) 595-9533

Price

Free, RSVP required

When

11:30 am–6:00 pm

Celebrate everything folk at the American Folk Art Museum’s Summer Saturday—an all-day FREE event of live music, artist demos, guided tours, and family fun. Bring the kids for art-making, an interactive puppet show, and music by The Buttons. From our popular Free Music Friday series, performances by singer-songwriters will take place throughout the day, and gallery guides will lead tours of the museum’s current exhibition between sets. Artisans will demonstrate their skills, and their work will be for sale in the Museum Shop. A special 10% discount is available in the shop all day (20% for members). Outside the museum, join us for face painting and an interactive fiber art installation. Families with children of all ages are encouraged to attend. For a full schedule of performances go http://www.folkartmuseum.org. RSVP is required.

Jul22

Exhibition: Derrick Adams, Sanctuary

Museum of Art and Design

Culture
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Jul22
Culture

Exhibition: Derrick Adams, Sanctuary

Museum of Art and Design

2 Columbus Circle
New York, N.Y. 10019

Phone: (212) 299-7777

When

Check website for hours

Derrick Adams: Sanctuary is an exhibition of large-scale sculpture, and mixed-media collage and assemblage on wood panels that reimagine safe destinations for the black American traveler during the mid-twentieth century. The body of work was inspired by The Negro Motorist Green Book, an annual guidebook for black American road-trippers published by New York postal worker Victor Hugo Green from 1936 to 1966, during the Jim Crow era in America. Sanctuary reflects on the plight of working-class black people before and during the Civil Rights Movement, and their determination to pursue the same American Dream afforded to others.

Jul22

Exhibition: Surface/Depth -The Decorative After ...

Museum of Art and Design

Culture
×
Jul22
Culture

Exhibition: Surface/Depth -The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro

Museum of Art and Design

2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 299-7777

Price

General: $16.00; Seniors; $14.00; Students $12.00

When

10:00am - 6:00pm

This Exhibition features 29 works by Miriam Schapiro and 39 works by contemporary artists including Sanford Biggers, Josh Blackwell, Edie Fake, Jeffrey Gibson, Judy Ledgerwood, Jodie Mack, Sara Rahbar, Ruth Root, and Jasmin Sian. In June of 2015, Miriam Schapiro, the pioneering feminist artist and founding member of the Pattern and Decoration movement, passed away at the age of ninety-one. Surprisingly, given her status as the elder stateswoman of the feminist art movement, the tremendous impact of her oeuvre on contemporary art has yet to be fully acknowledged or critically assessed. This exhibition seeks to redress this gap in the history of American art through an exploration of Schapiro’s signature femmages, the term she coined to describe her distinctive hybrid of painting and collage inspired by women’s domestic arts and crafts and the feminist critique of the hierarchy of art and craft. This exhibition highlights the pivotal role her work and leadership played in the expansion of the art world to include historically marginalized forms of craft, decoration, and abstract patterning associated with femininity and women’s work.

Jul24

Exhibition: Derrick Adams, Sanctuary

Museum of Art and Design

Culture
×
Jul24
Culture

Exhibition: Derrick Adams, Sanctuary

Museum of Art and Design

2 Columbus Circle
New York, N.Y. 10019

Phone: (212) 299-7777

When

Check website for hours

Derrick Adams: Sanctuary is an exhibition of large-scale sculpture, and mixed-media collage and assemblage on wood panels that reimagine safe destinations for the black American traveler during the mid-twentieth century. The body of work was inspired by The Negro Motorist Green Book, an annual guidebook for black American road-trippers published by New York postal worker Victor Hugo Green from 1936 to 1966, during the Jim Crow era in America. Sanctuary reflects on the plight of working-class black people before and during the Civil Rights Movement, and their determination to pursue the same American Dream afforded to others.

Jul24

Exhibition: Surface/Depth -The Decorative After ...

Museum of Art and Design

Culture
×
Jul24
Culture

Exhibition: Surface/Depth -The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro

Museum of Art and Design

2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 299-7777

Price

General: $16.00; Seniors; $14.00; Students $12.00

When

10:00am - 6:00pm

This Exhibition features 29 works by Miriam Schapiro and 39 works by contemporary artists including Sanford Biggers, Josh Blackwell, Edie Fake, Jeffrey Gibson, Judy Ledgerwood, Jodie Mack, Sara Rahbar, Ruth Root, and Jasmin Sian. In June of 2015, Miriam Schapiro, the pioneering feminist artist and founding member of the Pattern and Decoration movement, passed away at the age of ninety-one. Surprisingly, given her status as the elder stateswoman of the feminist art movement, the tremendous impact of her oeuvre on contemporary art has yet to be fully acknowledged or critically assessed. This exhibition seeks to redress this gap in the history of American art through an exploration of Schapiro’s signature femmages, the term she coined to describe her distinctive hybrid of painting and collage inspired by women’s domestic arts and crafts and the feminist critique of the hierarchy of art and craft. This exhibition highlights the pivotal role her work and leadership played in the expansion of the art world to include historically marginalized forms of craft, decoration, and abstract patterning associated with femininity and women’s work.