Spring in New York City brings plenty to please art lovers. Want to make sure you don’t miss any of the biggest exhibitions this season? Read on for some of our favorites.
Visual Impact: On Art, AIDS and Activism
The NYC AIDS Memorial and the NYC Department of Transportation’s Art Program commemorate WorldPride and Stonewall 50 with an educational installation featuring the sobering work of eight artists, including Keith Haring and Catherine Opie. View the exhibit on Greenwich Avenue, adjacent to the NYC AIDS Memorial Park between West 12th Street and Seventh Avenue.
Poet of the Body: New York's Walt Whitman
"Poet of the Body: New York's Whitman" is a free exhibit at The Grolier Club that celebrates the 200th birthday of the luminary poet Walt Whitman. The exhibit has multiple editions of his famous tome "Leaves of Grass" along with personal items of Whitman's, like the author's pen. Visitors can also take a virtual walk in Whitman's shoes via an interactive 3D stroll down Broadway in the mid-1800s.
Museums & Galleries
Treasures from Chatsworth: The Exhibition
, museum-style exhibition will feature 43 works from the fabled Devonshire Collection at Chatsworth House displayed in a ground-breaking exhibition created by David Korins – set designer for Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen, among many other celebrated projects. Following Sotheby’s award-winning video series about the collection, the exhibition will allow visitors the opportunity to experience a curated selection of masterworks firsthand in our reimagined New York galleries.