Summer 2017 New York City Art Guide

Carianne Carleo-Evangelist

The New York City art scene has exciting summer exhibitions every direction you look. There’s experimental art to be found up on the rooftop of The Met—Adrián Villar Rojas’ The Theater of Disappearance—and down on the ground at Brooklyn Bridge Park, courtesy of Anish Kapoor’s whirlpool. Motion is also explored in the Studio Museum’s Jamel Shabazz: Crossing 125th and the Whitney Museum’s display of Alexander Calder’s mobiles. Read on for our summer art picks.

NYC Summer Arts Highlights

Oct
28

Attractions
Beyond King Tut

A cinematic immersive exhibition that takes guests on a journey to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time.

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Nov
18

Museums & Galleries
Nick Cave: Forothermore

The beloved artist is the subject of a not-to-be-missed career survey.

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Nov
18

Museums & Galleries
Hector Guimard: How Paris Got Its Curves

Examine the work and life of the art nouveau architect whose impact on Paris can still be seen.

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Nov
23

Museums & Galleries
No Existe Un Mundo Poshuracán

Puerto Rican artists commemorate the tragedy in this moving group show.

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Dec
5

Off-Broadway
Asi Wind’s Inner Circle

David Blaine produces a show by his favorite magician.

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Dec
5

Museums & Galleries
Food in New York: Bigger Than the Plate

Learn about all facets of NYC’s food scene.

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Dec
5

Museums & Galleries
Edward Hopper's New York

This exhibit traces the artist’s relationship to the City.

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Dec
5

Museums & Galleries
I'll Have What She's Having

Discover the role of the Jewish deli in American life.

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Dec
5

Museums & Galleries
The Salem Witch Trials: Reckoning and Reclaiming

Explore the contemporary legacy of Salem

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Dec
5

Museums & Galleries
David LaChapelle: Make Believe

A world of surreal photos awaits

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Dec
5

Museums & Galleries
Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe

A Southern folk artist gets a major retrospective.

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Dec
5

Museums & Galleries
The Little Prince: Taking Flight

Examine the creative process behind a beloved children’s story.

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