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The Met Roof Garden: Alicja Kwade’s ParaPivot

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August 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 27, 2019

Metropolitan Museum Of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street

Free with museum admission

Walk through a miniature solar system by Berlin-based artist by Alicja Kwade, this year’s installation in the gorgeous Met Roof Garden, one of our favorite spots in the city. The view of Central Park is stunning and snacks are allowed (and available for purchase).

Camp: Notes on Fashion

This must-see for all ages explores camp’s exuberant, witty aesthetic from the seventeenth century to the present. Each of the 250+ outfits and accessories is a delight, from designer platform crocs to a minidress made of teddy bears. The first few galleries are narrow and scholarly, but then it opens…

Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll

See approximately 130 instruments of rock legends (including Prince, Lady Gaga and Jimi Hendrix) alongside posters and costumes in a ground-breaking exhibition is co-organized with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Prep by rocking out with the online audio-video guide.

Relative Values: The Cost of Art in the Northern Renaissance

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Griffins, Goblets, and Gold: A Wizarding Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Take an interactive ‘wizarding’ tour in the Metropolitan Museum inspired by the Harry Potter books. See spaces and places that might remind you of those in the books, from part of an actual castle to mythical creatures that resemble those in the story. Participate in activities, explore the museum from…

Levain Bakery UES

Everything is baked on-site throughout the day at the UES outpost of legendary bakery, from an array of rustic breads to the world-famous six-ounce chocolate chip walnut cookie. We are…

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Heavenly Rest Stop

Enjoy excellent pastries, sandwiches, salads and breakfast dishes plus Melbourne-style coffee) nestled among the limestone arches of what was once a side chapel of a 1929 art-deco church, or pick…

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Ancient Playground

This big playground invokes Egyptian themes with climbable pyramids, a large sand lot and a spray shower that represents Egypt’s Nile River in reference to the ancient Temple of Dendur…

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Camp: Notes on Fashion

This must-see for all ages explores camp’s exuberant, witty aesthetic from the seventeenth century to the present. Each of the 250+ outfits and accessories is a delight, from designer platform…

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