NYC's Best Winter Performing Arts Festivals

Carianne Carleo-Evangelist

Winter in New York City brings events and entertainment to suit all tastes, with holiday traditions leading the way. Seasonal favorites like It’s a Wonderful Life (performed live), A Christmas Carol (in three separate productions) and The Nutcracker—the Balanchine classic by the New York City Ballet and a more modern take by the Brooklyn Ballet—highlight the calendar. For details on these and other performances, read on.

Apr
2

Museums & Galleries
The Book of Ruth: Medieval to Modern

Display of anonymous Bible book along with other Christian manuscripts.

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Apr
2

Museums & Galleries
Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution

This exhibit covers the life and career of the famed NYC concert promoter.

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Apr
2

Museums & Galleries
Climate Crisis: Environmental Change in Indigenous Americas

Here's a study of how climate change is affecting Indigenous cultures in the Americas.

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Apr
2

Performing Arts
Joyce Theater Spring/Summer 2020 Season

The spring season features annual favorites and Joyce newcomers.

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Apr
2

Museums & Galleries
Women March

Celebration of the centennial of 19th Amendment and other women’s victories.

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Apr
2

Museums & Galleries
Subversion & The Art of Slavery Abolition

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Apr
2

Museums & Galleries
Away from the Easel: Jackson Pollock’s Mural

Exhibition of artist Jackson Pollock's famed large-scale painting.

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Apr
2

Museums & Galleries
Making The Met, 1870–2020

Centerpiece of the Met’s 150th anniversary celebration year.

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Apr
2

Museums & Galleries
Gerhard Richter: Painting After All

Works of celebrated German artist including loans from other museums.

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Apr
2

Museums & Galleries
We Fight to Build a Free Worl

Artist-curated exhibition showcasing responses to social injustice.

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Apr
2

Museums & Galleries
Fever Dreams

Photographer Julie Blackmon snapped shots of the everyday people and places in her life.

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Apr
2

Museums & Galleries
Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist

See the first solo show dedicated to Pelton's abstract painting.

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