Winter Art Guide

nycgo.com staff
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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. 

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Whiteout
Jan
22

Arts & Culture
Whiteout

Erwin Redl’s modern art installation Whiteout takes over a section of Madison Square Park this winter.

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The Face of Dynasty
Jan
22

Museums & Galleries
The Face of Dynasty

Crests crafted by master sculptors of Western Cameroon are on view at the Met.

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Max’s Kansas City
Jan
22

Museums & Galleries
Max’s Kansas City

Mark Borghi Fine Art displays a collection of photos and artifacts surrounding the infamous nightclub.

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Derrick Adams: Sanctuary
Jan
25

Museums & Galleries
Derrick Adams: Sanctuary

New York–based multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams gets a solo show at the Museum of Arts and Design.

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Zurbarán's Jacob and His Twelve Sons
Jan
31

Museums & Galleries
Zurbarán's Jacob and His Twelve Sons

Auckland Castle loans 13 paintings of Old Testament figures to the Frick Collection.

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Window to the Heart
Feb
1

Attractions
Window to the Heart

Times Square Arts' annual Valentine's Day public art installation is photo-ready.

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Tennessee Williams: No Refuge but Writing
Feb
2

Museums & Galleries
Tennessee Williams: No Refuge but Writing

This exhibition features a number of the playwright's drafts, letters and diaries.

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Art of the Mountain: Through the Chinese Photographer’s Lens
Feb
8

Museums & Galleries
Art of the Mountain: Through the Chinese Photographer’s Lens

This China Institute exhibit explore the role of mountains in Chinese myth and culture.

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Danh Vo
Feb
9

Arts & Culture
Danh Vo

The Guggenheim presents the first comprehensive survey in the United States of works by artist Danh Vo.

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Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil
Feb
11

Arts & Culture
Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil

This exhibit covers Amaral's works and includes more than 100 drawings, paintings, sketchbooks and photographs.

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Songs for Sabotage: New Museum Triennial 2018
Feb
13

Museums & Galleries
Songs for Sabotage: New Museum Triennial 2018

Emerging, international artists headline the New Museum's major exhibition.

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Bowie is
Mar
2

Museums & Galleries
Bowie is

A showcase of David Bowie’s personal effects sheds light on his creative process.

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