Winter Art Guide

nycgo.com staff

Every season brings exciting new art events to New York City, and the winter of 2017–18 offers an especially auspicious crop. Highlights include Times Square Arts embracing the area’s status as a selfie magnet with a 3-D-printed installation in Duffy Square; the Brooklyn Museum’s highly anticipated David Bowie exhibition; a visiting series of 17th-century Spanish paintings at the Frick Collection; and the New Museum’s Triennial showcase of emerging and international artists. Check out these and more happenings in our full guide, below.

Dec
28

Off-Broadway
Miss America’s Ugly Daughter

Barra Grant’s show about growing up in the shadow of her beautiful mother.

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Jan
9

Off-Broadway
BOOM

Solo show documenting the music, culture and politics of Baby Boomers.

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Jan
10

Off-Broadway
Emojiland

In this new musical, a diverse community of online avatars face oblivion in the form of a new software update.

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Jan
10

Off-Broadway
Harry Townsend’s Last Stand

An elderly Vermont man spars with his grown son, who think it’s time for dad to go into assisted living.

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Jan
11

Off-Broadway
The Confession of Lily Dare

A madam hides her devotion to the child she gave up.

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Jan
22

Museums & Galleries
Sisters in Liberty: From Florence, Italy to New York, New York

Exhibition exploring similarities between Statue of Liberty and Italy’s Liberty of Poetry.

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Jan
22

Museums & Galleries
The Red Bean Grows in the South

Exhibition opening new space from Danish collector Jens Faurschou.

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Jan
22

Festivals & Parades
Hello Panda Festival

Family-friendly Chinese lantern and lights festival with entertainment and food vendors.

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Jan
22

Museums & Galleries
The Red Bean Grows in the South

inaugural exhibit at Faurschou Foundation's Greenpoint location

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Jan
22

Museums & Galleries
Museum of Ice Cream

following the sold-out 2016 run, the museum returns with a permanent space

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Jan
22

Museums & Galleries
Machine Hallucination

Immersive large-scale installation exploring NYC’s architecture.

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Jan
22

Museums & Galleries
Uncanny Effects: Robert Giard’s Currents of Connection

Exhibit of the renowned photographer's portraits, landscape and LGBTQ+ figures.

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