Fall 2020 New York City Art Guide

nycgo.com staff

Fall in New York City brings plenty to please art lovers. Highly anticipated events include a show at the newly opened Fotografiska, the arrival of Jackson Pollock’s Mural at the Guggenheim and a special exhibit celebrating 150 years of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read on for more information on all the shows you won’t want to miss this season.

Sep
26

Off-Broadway
Perfect Crime

The longest-running non-musical play in the history of Off-Broadway is a sexy, funny mystery thriller about a psychiatrist accused of killing her wealthy husband.

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Sep
26

Broadway
Wicked

Broadway megahit Wicked shows us how two unlikely friends grew to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch—long before Dorothy dropped into the land of Oz.

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Sep
26

Broadway
Chicago

This quintessential Broadway experience features showstopping tunes and slinky dancing to tell its story of murder, betrayal and all that jazz. The Tony winner spawned a hit movie.

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Sep
26

Broadway
The Lion King

Based on Disney's 1994 animated classic, this Broadway adaptation adds new songs by Elton John to the familiar story, along with jaw-dropping costumes.

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Sep
26

Museums & Galleries
Activist New York

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Sep
26

Off-Broadway
Drunk Shakespeare

The title says it all: it's the Bard performed with booze, as an actor does shots and tries to keep up with the rest of the classical cast.

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Sep
26

Tours
Sex and the City Tavern Tour

Missing Carrie & Co? Now that the long-awaited film has debuted, put on those Manolo Blahniks and come with a thirst for Cosmopolitans and nostalgia for the show. Trace their footsteps on a tour of sites associated with the program, with stops at several of their frequented bars. $15 For times, dates and reservations: 212-465-3331

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Sep
26

Music
BAMcafé Live

BAMcafé Live features a diverse mix of free live music and performance in BAM's Lepercq Space, a lounge and bar space in the Peter Jay Sharp Building. Recent series include the on-going residency with Black Rock Coalition (BRC). This year you can find some of the best artists from Brooklyn and beyond performing on the BAMcafé Live stage every Friday and Saturday night from October through June. The bar is open for drinks and light menu items beginning at 8pm. There is no cover charge and no drink minimum.

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Sep
26

Arts & Culture
New York Film Festival

Organized by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the fall festival presents classics, a full slate of documentaries and full-length features, and other special events.

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Sep
26

Outdoors & Recreation
Visit Prospect Park

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Sep
26

Arts & Culture
Story Museum

Join this special story and activity time at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island's living history museum. Toddlers and kids up to age 5 are invited to the hour-long Story Museum, which takes place every Thursday morning. Please call 718-351-1611 ext. 280 to reserve a spot. For more information, visit http://historicrichmondtown.org/visit/events/event-info

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Sep
26

Museums & Galleries
New American Wing Galleries

Twenty-five new and expanded galleries provide visitors with a rich history of American art from the eighteenth through the early twentieth century. The museum's collection of American paintings are displayed together for the first time including works by John Singleton Copley, Thomas Eakins and Winslow Homer. The centerpiece of the new installation is Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze's 1851 painting "Washington Crossing the Delaware".

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