Skip to content

DOWNTOWN AGENDAS

Sloomoo Institute

Explore a sensory playground centered around slime. Play with beautiful and seemingly endless vats full of slime, relax in an immersive tunnel, enter a glow-in-the-dark cove,  and create at a 150-foot long DIY bar Wear clothes that can get messy. Every ticket comes with an 8-oz. custom slime and other surprises.

Holiday x House of SHOWFIELDS

Experiential retail store SHOWFIELDS’ immersive experience gets a holiday update. Find a hidden slide, then touch smell, eat, and test products and artwork led by actots with a story. Book (free) timed slots in advance online.

Polaroid Pop‑Up Lab

Test out new products, meet noted photographers and experience the new Polaroid Lab in a rainbow-hued pop-up.

Jason Moran

Boundary-bursting artist Jason Moran grounds his practice in the composition of jazz, bridging the visual and performing arts through spellbinding stagecraft. See the range of work Moran has explored, from his own sculptures and drawings to collaborations with visual artists to performances. Three mixed-media “set sculptures” pay homage to an iconic New York jazz venue.…

Rachel Harrison Life Hack

See room-size installations, autonomous sculpture, photography, and drawing in Rachel Harrison’s first full-scale survey. Her complex works—in which readymades collude with invented forms—bring together the breadth of art history, the impurities of politics, and the artifacts of pop and celebrity culture.

Jazz on a High Floor in the Afternoon

Curated by celebrated jazz pianist, composer, and visual artist Jason Moran and Whitney performance curator Adrienne Edwards, this series of live in-gallery performances presented over nine weekends features cross-generational artists performing within Moran’s three mixed-media “set sculptures” paying homage to an iconic New York jazz venue. Get tickets online in advance. Includes museum admission.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Explore Native scientific discoveries and inventions so ingenious many continue to affect the modern world in a family-friendly, interactive space. Solve puzzles, perform experiments, and play state-of-the-art computer simulations.

Canstruction

Architects, engineers, and students compete to build structures made out of unopened cans of food that will be donated to City Harvest. Help out by bringing cans to the exhibition’s collection station.

Imagination Playground

This magical interactive, transformable playground lets kids create their own play space with sand, water, giant foam blocks, mats, wagons, fabric, and crates at their fingertips. Great view of the East River and bathrooms.

10 Corso Como

Find striking modern design among historic cobblestones at former editor and publisher Carla Sozanni’s visionary concept store. Atriking interiors designed by American artist Kris Ruhs, host a quirky store, gallery, bar and Italian restaurant.