What to Do on Valentine's Day in New York City

nycgo.com staff

Ah, Valentine's Day. Whether you're in the mood to proclaim your undying love for that special someone or disclaim interest in ever dating again, there's a fun way for you to celebrate in New York City. Seriously—the five boroughs are big enough to accommodate both a romantic museum tour and a roach-naming at the zoo. Read on for some of our Valentine's Day picks. No need to send us flowers; knowing you'll have a great time is thanks enough.

Apr
20

Things to Do
Stonewall 50 Events at the NYPL Branches

The New York Public Library celebrates the 50th anniversary of Stonewall with a series of special events across NYC.

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Apr
20

Performing Arts
Reich Richter Part

Two collaborations with German painter Gerhard Richter are the basis for this unique mix of art, music and film.

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Apr
20

Museums & Galleries
James Van Der Zee: Studio

Exhibition of 40 portraits from noted African-American photographer.

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Apr
20

Museums & Galleries
The Value of Sanctuary

an artistic exploration of the role of the Cathedral as a sanctuary

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Apr
20

Museums & Galleries
Ashley Longshore at DVF Flagship

International Women’s Month pop-up gallery at the DVF flagship store.

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Apr
20

Museums & Galleries
Punk Graphics, 1976–1986

The Museum of Arts and Design explores the history of graphic design and how the punk and post-punk movements helped reshape the art form.

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Apr
20

Museums & Galleries
The Roof Garden Commission: Alicja Kwade, ParaPivot

The Met Fifth Avenue's newest Roof Garden collaboration comes courtesy of Polish visual artist Alicja Kwade.

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Apr
20

Performing Arts
Merce Cunningham Centennial

The Joyce Theater celebrates the incredibly influential dancer’s legacy with three companies performing some of his greatest works.

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Apr
20

Museums & Galleries
The Hugo Boss Prize 2018

The 2018 award went to NYC-based, Chicago-born contemporary artist Simone Leigh.

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Apr
20

Off-Broadway
Accidentally Brave

Maddie Corman's one-woman show about a marriage and family in crisis.

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Apr
20

Museums & Galleries
Punk Lust: Raw Provocation 1971–1985

An exhibition at the Museum of Sex looks at the connection between punk culture and sexuality.

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Apr
20

Museums & Galleries
Field Notes: Seed Stories and the Power of Plants

An interactive exhibition that explores the cultural, artistic and scientific impact of collecting plant life.

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