WEEKEND AGENDAS

Time to celebrate dads and treat everyone to indoor & outdoor festivals with tons of yummy food from egg rolls & empanadas to Jewish delights.

 

Also check out public art, see interactive shows, dance to free outdoor music, frolic in Brazilian gardens, catch  an outdoor storytime and much more. And don't forget to day goodbye to the snowman in the MoMA Sculpture Garden (no ticket needed) before the museum closes for renovations.

 

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Jazz Age Lawn Party

Time travel to the twenties with dance lessons and performances, picnicking, vintage motorcar exhibitions, and carnival games all set to live jazz age music. A fun event for grown-ups and  junior gents and flapperettes. Tickets sell out, so buy in...

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Pride Shake

For the month of June, find a cake batter shake dreamed up in honor of Pride, topped with rainbow glitter sprinkles at all Shake Shack (excluding ball parks & airports). Order on the ;Shake Shack App to skip the line.

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Leonardo Drew: City in the Grass

Pretend to be a giant and explore a topographical view of an abstract cityscape atop a patterned panorama. The over 100 feet long richly textured surface invites visitor engagement. Varied materials undulate across the lawn and crescendo into rising towers...

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Puss in Boots

See a classic story with a twist at historic, cozy Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre. Looking for a change, sly cat Puss dons a snazzy pair of boots and sets off on a magical journey, proving himself a caring friend to...

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Shell-Shocked Screenings: Turtle Power

Stealth mode. Power up mode. Beast mode. Relive some of the Turtles’ biggest and baddest battles. In conjunction with interactive exhibition 35 Years of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, see episodes on a big screen. Sewer surf through a visual...

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Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center

Explore new and significant sculptures across the Rockefeller campus by 14 international artists including Goshka Macuga, Ibrahim Mahama, Joan Miró, Paulo Nazareth, Sarah Sze and Hank Willis Thomas, among many others. Curated by Brett Littman (Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden...

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Rubin Family Sundays: Celebratory Cups

Make a refreshing project inspired by the intricate drinking cups from 8th-century Tibet on view in the exhibition Faith and Empire. Explore how to repurpose household objects into drinking goblets filled with meaning, joy, and success. Also join engaging family...

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Citycakes Rainbowdoodle

Celebrate Pride month with half pound rainbow snickerdoodles, or go all out with a rainbowdoodle sandwich with purple Ube Macapuno ice cream (from Filipino West Village taqueria Flip Sigi). Two dollars from each purchase goes to the Anti-Violence Project, a...

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Brendan Fernandes: The Master and Form

A group of dancers animate a sculptural installation by Brendan Fernandes  of of five structures, ten hanging ropes, and a central cage. The minimalist objects, which both assist and encumber the dancers, enable poses that test endurance in overt displays...

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Creators Planetarium

Explore and interact with black holes, travel the galaxy with light and uncover the secrets of the cosmos. This interactive exhibit includes 5 immersive digital spaces, engaging storytelling, Instagram-ready environments and educational content for a fun all-ages learning experience.

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GIANT Pop Up at High Line Nine Open Studio

Design light installations, music instruments and art pieces using responsive technology. Solar panels, electronics, programmable LEDs, building materials, and inspiration provided. Starting with a blank canvas, kids and their families will transform the gallery into an enchanted space where music...

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Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling

Storytellers from the Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Center bring to life fairy and folk tales and fantastic adventures from Scandinavia and the far north around the charming Ugly Duckling/Hans Christian Andersen statue. A beloved summer tradition since 1956.

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The Met Roof Garden: Alicja Kwade’s ParaPivot

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...

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Les Colombes

Hundreds of origami doves soar over the nave of a historic church. The public is invited to create the doves and to write their thoughts on the folded doves, specifically related to their ideas on what the theme of “release”...

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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 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art next door.  Lots of...

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Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

Explore nature-inspired experimental prototypes, consumer products, immersive installations and architectural constructions by sixty-two international design teams. Collaborations by scientists, engineers, advocates for social and environmental justice, artists, and philosophers engage with nature in innovative and ground-breaking ways, driven by a...

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Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything

Explore beloved musician/poet/cultural icon Leonard Cohen through the lens of contemporary art with large-scale installations, interactive artworks, and a multimedia sound gallery that pay tribute to Cohen’s vibrant creativity.

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A City for Corduroy

Explore the artistic career of New Yorker Don Freeman, the creator of the beloved stuffed bear Corduroy. See his lively and humane depictions of ordinary New Yorkers and the city in the 1930s, illustrated scenes of the Broadway backstage and...

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Ocean Cube – Immersive Pop-up Exhibit

Enter a futuristic under-sea world in an immersive, bioluminescent pop-up. Shuttle between land and sea by coral traffic tunnel, take whales and jellyfish as “vehicles” to transfer to other rooms and do some shopping in the “pearls and bubbles” mall.

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All Ways Equal at Galleria Melissa

Diverse models and vibrant projections of primary colors grace the LED video entrance, walls and a magical cluster of mirrors at friendly shoe store Galleria Melissa in celebration of the return of 90s jelly shoes Possession, available in adult and...

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Color Factory Circle Game

Interact with colorful dots by following painted prompts such as ‘leap up’ and ‘reach for the sun.’ Right outside the Children’s Museum of the Arts, which has a jelly bean dispenser (bring quarters) encouraging more color exploration. Both can be...

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Dominique Ansel Kitchen Soft Serve Window

The seasonal soft-serve window of the outpost of legendary cronut source Dominique Ansel Bakery features watermelon ice cream in a real watermelon slice and other frozen treats. Indoor and outdoor seating available plus sophisticated pastries, sandwiches and salads.

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LeFrak Center Spashpad

Frolic through over 20 water jets in an ice-rink turned water wonderland.

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Chronos Cosmos: Deep Time, Open Space

This magical multi-artist installation transforms Socrates Sculpture Park into a gateway to the universe, presenting artworks that consider space, time, and matter in relationship to celestial entities and earth-bound processes. In the open-air environment of the Long Island City waterfront...

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Queens International Night Market

This large, family-friendly open-air night market in Queens feature up to 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens.

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Artes Brasileiras: Silva Dance Company

Watch Bahia-based Silva Dance Company weave capoeira and Afro-Brazilian traditions with contemporary and modern techniques into a soulful style all its own. Presented in conjunction with garden-wide exhibition Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx. In the Children’s...

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Frying Pan Brooklyn Game Room

Play Ping Pong, Skeeball, a 9-hole mini golf course featuring iconic Brooklyn landmarks such as the Gowanus Canal and the water tower and other arcade style games in a colorful vintage-style room next to a New England-inspired seafood-focused restaurant with...

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