Transformer: Native Art in Light and Sound

Friday, November 10–Sunday, January 6, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
National Museum of the American Indian – New York ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
Ten artists use light, digital projection, and experimental media to reflect on their place in and between traditional and dominant cultures. Through...

Agora

Thursday, April 19–Sunday, March 31, 7:00 am–10:00 pm
High Line 14th Street Passage ~ Chelsea
FREE
Striking work from nine diverse artists challenging the assumed boundaries of public space include oversized murals, neon signs, and movable sculptures.

FRIENDS

Saturday, June 9–Thursday, January 31, 8:00 am–8:00 pm
Industry City ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Play with google-eyed orange guys in an interactive mural by Haoran Chenin a yummy food hall.

Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color

Friday, September 7–Wednesday, January 9, 12:00 pm–8:00 pm
Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology ~ Chelsea
FREE
Admire ensembles in pink, perhaps the most divisive of colors from the 18th century to the present, with examples by designers and...

Voice of My City: Jerome Robbins and New York

Thursday, October 11–Saturday, March 30, 10:30 am–6:00 pm
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts ~ Upper West Side
FREE
Explore choreographer Jerome Robbins’ life and dances alongside the history of New York, his muse and home. In diaries, drawings, watercolors, paintings,...

John Dunkley: Neither Day Nor Night

Tuesday, October 30–Sunday, February 24, 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
American Folk Art Museum ~ Upper West Side
FREE
See paintings from the 1930s and 1940s and carved wood and stone figurative sculptures by one of Jamaica’s most important artists, John...

Winter Village at Bryant Park

Friday, November 2–Wednesday, January 2, 11:00 am–8:00 pm
Bryant Park ~ Midtown West
FREE
Shop at over 100 boutique-style booths offering a wide array of handmade gifts and food - including 5 top-notch chocolatiers. Warm up...

Union Square Holiday Market

Thursday, November 15–Monday, December 24, 11:00 am–8:00 pm
Union Square ~ Gramercy & Flatiron
FREE
Browse holly-lined aisles for unique gifts, nibble on sweet and savory treats and sip on cider and cappuccino. Explore new sections like...

Holiday Train Show at Grand Central Terminal

Friday, November 16–Sunday, February 24, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Grand Central Terminal ~ Midtown East
FREE
Watch models of the MTA’s vintage and current trains and subway cars travel depart from a miniature replica of Grand Central Terminal...

Holiday Under The Stars

Friday, November 16–Sunday, January 6, 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Time Warner Center ~ Midtown West
FREE
14-foot stars hanging from the 150-foot tall ceiling light up in an array of colors in time to holiday tunes by the...

Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design: Happy

Monday, November 19–Monday, December 31, All Day
Flatiron Plaza ~ Flatiron
FREE
Studio Cadena's Happy, the winner of this year's Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition is a series of softly shaped and richly colored...

Department Store Windows

Friday, November 23–Wednesday, January 2, All Day
Fifth Avenue ~ Midtown West
FREE
Swanky store windows on and around Fifth Avenue are especially eye-catching during the holidays. Interact with the grinch at Bloomindale's, be overwhelmed by a visual feast of candy and pastries at Berdorf, meet a friendly snowman a Macy's and more.

Gingerbread House, Snow Globes & Ice Skating at Bloomingdale's

Friday, November 23–Monday, December 31, 10:00 am–8:30 pm
Bloomingdale’s ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Enter a life-sized gingerbread house, play inside multiple snow globe and skate at a small indoor winter wonderland (free skates available). Attractions...

Luminaries

Tuesday, November 27–Sunday, January 6, 8:00 am–10:00 pm
Brookfield Place ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
650 hanging lanterns create a canopy of ever changing rainbow lights in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place. Visitors send a wish...

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

Wednesday, November 28–Monday, December 24, 10:00 am–8:00 pm
Columbus Circle ~ Midtown West
FREE
Enjoy a hot meal or snack and shop for holiday gifts among booths featuring wooden puzzles, adorable puppets, gingerbread houses and kits,...

Winter Wonderland at The Standard

Wednesday, November 28–Monday, December 31, 11:00 am–11:00 pm
The Standard High Line ~ Chelsea
FREE
Wander through tinsel neon trees with gummy bear and gumdrop ornaments, gingerbread people, twinkling lights and a rainbow pathway leading to a...

Christmas In America: Art Experience

Friday, November 30–Tuesday, December 25, 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Industry City ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Part art exhibition, part activation, Christmas In America showcases the award-winning work of Jesse Rieser which documents the weird, wonderful and altogether...

BKLYN Arctic Adventure

Friday, November 30–Monday, December 24, 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
City Point ~ Brooklyn
Free/10 minute adventure, $25/30 minute Winter Smorgasbord
Take a virtual reality trip to the north pole and visit the special place where all the toys are made. Put on...

ABC Carpet & Home Santa

Saturday, December 1–Saturday, December 22, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
ABC Carpet & Home ~ Gramercy/Flatiron
FREE
This may be the best-looking Santa in the city. Take a photo amidst ABC Carpet’s gorgeous decorations. The wait sometimes extends out...

Oculus Winter Wonderland

Saturday, December 1–Monday, December 31, 3:30 pm–11:30 pm
The Oculus at the World Trade Center ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
The always stunning Oculus hosts a holiday market with 20 specialty shops, live music, reflective snowmen sculptures, modern glowing trees and more...

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