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American Folk Art Museum

American Folk Art Museum

2 Lincoln Sq
New York, NY 10023   Directions

(212) 265-1040


Browse the arts housed at the American Folk Art Museum. The museum features diverse artworks from 20th and 21st century artists. Over 500 works and more than 5,000 objects comprise the collection, including works like Archangel Gabriel Weathervane and Ammi Phillips' masterpiece, Girl in Red Dress with Cat and Dog (1830–1835). Even the building itself is a work of art; the World Architecture Awards named it the Best Building in the World, Best Public/Cultural Building in the World and Best North American Building.

B.B. King Blues Club

B.B. King Blues Club

237 W 42 St
New York, NY 10036   Directions

(212) 997-4144


Check out the New York City location of the famous B.B. King Blues Club. Located in Times Square, the venue hosts musical talents in two performance areas: the Showcase Room and Lucille's Grill. Performers that have graced the stage include the one and only B.B. King, Brian Wilson, Etta James, Erykah Badu, Macy Gray, Peter Frampton, James Brown, Little Richard, the Wailers and more.

Bargemusic

Bargemusic

Brooklyn, NY

(718) 624-2083


Fans of classical music will enjoy seeing a performance at Bargemusic. This classical music venue was founded in 1977 and makes its home in Brooklyn. Bargemusic is unique because it's a converted coffee barge, docked on the East River at Fulton Ferry. The barge is 102-feet-long and can seat 130 people comfortably for performances. The venue hosts about 220 concerts annually in front of the scenic view of the East River and the lower Manhattan skyline.

Bowery Ballroom

Bowery Ballroom

6 Delancey St
New York, NY 10002   Directions

(212) 533-2111


If you want to check out live music in NYC, then the Bowery Ballroom is the place to see it. Known for reasonably priced tickets and not having a bad seat in the house, this venue has presented concerts by musicians like Tom Petty, Dierks Bentley, Robert Plant, Bruno Mars, R.E.M, Elvis Costello, Coldplay, Alanis Morissette, Kings of Leon, Muse, Depeche Mode and many more. The Bowery is famous throughout New York City and has appeared in movies like Coyote Ugly and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist.

Broadway Theatre

Broadway Theatre

1681 Broadway
New York, NY 10019   Directions

(212) 560-2194


The Broadway Theatre is located at Broadway and 53rd Street. The theater was built as a movie house that featured vaudeville in 1924. Even with the construction of new theaters on Broadway with greater seating capacities, the Broadway Theatre remains to be one of the largest houses in Manhattan. The theater books musicals from other theaters, dance companies and other spectacle shows. Past productions include: South Pacific, Gypsy, Annie Get Your Gun, Funny Girl, Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof and many more.

Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

881 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019   Directions

(212) 247-7800


See a concert at one of the most famous New York City entertainment venues, Carnegie Hall. Built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, the hall remains to be one of the most prestigious venues in the world. The distinguished venue has hosted performances by the most relevant music artists of our time, including The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, The Beach Boys, Pink Floyd, Elton John, David Bowie, Billy Joel, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Cash, Sting, and Miles Davis.

Children's Museum of the Arts

Children's Museum of the Arts

103 Charlton St
New York, NY 10014   Directions

(212) 941-9198


Take a look at some art that the kids will appreciate at the Children's Museum of the Arts. Over 2,000 paintings and drawings have been amassed from all over the globe to complete the museum's collection. The museum is also home to 19 rare pieces created by children during the 1938 Works Progress Administration Children's Art Project under President Roosevelt. These pieces showcase New York City's style, architecture and landmarks of the 1930's as only a child would see them.

Circle in the Square

Circle in the Square

1633 Broadway
New York, NY 10019   Directions

(212) 307-0388


Circle in the Square was founded in 1951 and is one of the oldest producing theaters in New York. The entertainment venue is known for producing the theatrical works of Bellow, Capote, Moliere, Shakespeare, Steinbeck, Thomas, Wilder and Williams. Some notable actors who have graced the stage at Circle in the Square are: Peter Falk, Dustin Hoffman, James Earl Jones, Nathan Lane, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, George C. Scott, Martin Sheen, Gary Sinise and Rip Torn.

Dia Art Foundation

Dia Art Foundation

535 W 22nd St
New York, NY 10011   Directions

(212) 989-5566


Explore the art collection of the Dia Art Foundation, an organization that specializes in preserving art projects. As you stroll through the galleries you'll find that most of the works were created by artists of the 60s and 70s; most of the works are large-scale installations, paintings and sculptures.

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

243 W 47th St
New York, NY 10036   Directions

(212) 560-2189


The Ethel Barrymore Theatre was built for one of the greatest actresses of her generation, Ethel Barrymore. The theater was completed in 1928, hosting its first production on December 20th, The Kingdom of God starring Barrymore. The entertainment venue has hosted some of Hollywood's biggest stars in its productions of plays like The Women, A Streetcar Named Desire, A Raisin in the Sun and many more. Fred Astaire, Laurence Olivier, Gene Kelly, Marlon Brando, Deborah Kerr, Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Olympia Dukakis, Alec Baldwin and Carol Burnett have all performed here.

Gershwin Theatre

Gershwin Theatre

222 W 51st St
Manhattan, NY 10019   Directions

(212) 586-6510


The Gershwin Theatre opened in 1972 and is the current home of the Theater Hall of Fame. Oklahoma!, Riverdance, Peter Pan, Fiddler on the Roof, Singin' in the Rain, My Fair Lady, and The King and I are just a few among the many plays that have taken place at Gershwin Theatre. Visit this historic theater entertainment venue and browse the displays in the main lobby. The lobby showcases an exhibition of costumes, opening night gifts, props and stage notes. Perhaps the most interesting items in the collection are personal belongings of noted Broadway entertainers like Carol Channing, Lynn Fontanne, Angela Lansbury, and Bernadette Peters.

Grey Art Gallery

Grey Art Gallery

100 Washington Square E
New York, NY 10003   Directions

(212) 998-6780


The Grey Art Gallery is New York University's fine arts museum that operates to document, interpret and exhibit the evidence of human culture through the arts. Grey pinpoints art's historical, cultural, and social elements through organized exhibits featuring all aspects of visual arts, video, film and performance. The gallery hosts traveling exhibitions and produces original exhibitions, some of which travel the nation and abroad. The Grey Art Gallery is also responsible for award-winning publications, distributed worldwide.

Jacob K Javits Convention Center

Jacob K Javits Convention Center

655 W 34th St
New York, NY 10001   Directions

(212) 216-2000


The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is a convention center on the West side of Manhattan in NYC. The "Market Place for the World" was built in 1986 and offers over 675,000 square feet of exhibition space. Conference areas offer 3,200 seats for theater-style meetings and 1,200 for banquets. Most of the events that take place at the center are company expositions, workshops, business conferences and trade shows.

Jujamcyn Theaters

Jujamcyn Theaters

246 W 44th St
New York, NY 10036   Directions

(877) 250-2929


The Jujamcyn Theaters is a live theater entertainment venue located on Manhattan's West 44th Street. The theater opened in 1927 with its first production, Merry Malones. Since opening, the theater has produced shows like Oklahoma!, The King and I, Do Re Mi, Hello Dolly!, The Secret Garden, The Producers, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, and American Idiot.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023   Directions

(212) 875-5456


The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a 16.3-acre arts and entertainment complex that boasts a reputation for being the world's leading performing arts center. This state-of-the-art complex is a patron of New York City's cultural and intellectual vitality, and if you're a fan of the arts, you're guaranteed to find an event that suits your interests here. The institutions of the Lincoln Center host thousands of performances, educational programs, tours and other events each year in venues throughout the complex.

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

205 W 46th St
New York, NY 10036   Directions

(212) 575-9200


The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre is located on West 46th Street in Manhattan's Theatre District. The 1,505-seat Broadway theater was named for famous American acting couple, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Photographs of the couple are showcased in the theater lobby. The theater has hosted productions of The Sound of Music, Beatlemania, Peter Pan, Titanic, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and The Addams Family, just to name a few.

Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden

4 Pennsylvania Plaza
New York, NY 10001   Directions

(212) 465-6741


If you've never heard of Madison Square Garden, then we really don't know where you've been for the past 40+ years. MSG is the most popular venue in the country and third in the world in ticket sales, proceeded only by the M.E.N Arena and the O2 Arena, both in England. This NYC entertainment facility is home to the NHL's New York Rangers, the NBA's New York Knicks and the WNBA's New York Liberty. Along with major sporting events, Madison Square Garden also hosts performances by world-famous talents. Elvis Presley, Madonna, U2, Britney Spears, Cher, The Who, Pearl Jam, John Lennon, The Jackson 5, Bob Marley, Notorious B.I.G, Tupac, Janet Jackson, and Jay-Z are just a few of the many musicians to play this iconic arena.

Majestic Theatre

Majestic Theatre

245 W 44th St
New York, NY 10036   Directions

(212) 239-6215


The Majestic Theatre is located on West 44th Street in Manhattan. Since opening in 1927, the theater has become one of Broadway's largest and longest-running theater entertainment venues, boasting 1,607 seats and hosting over 9,000 performances. Famous shows that premiered at the Majestic include Carousel, South Pacific, The Wiz and The Phantom of the Opera. Other productions have included Funny Girl, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Fiddler on the Roof and Grease.

Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center

Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center

129 W 67th St
New York, NY 10023   Directions

(212) 501-3300


The Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center shares the Kaufman complex with the Lucy Moses School and the Special Music School. This performance hall has won awards for adventurous programming and architectural design. Performances at the hall begin at the sidewalk, offering a glamorous experience from the aesthetically pleasing appearance to coat checking and refreshment buying.

Museum of Arts & Design

Museum of Arts & Design

2 Columbus Cir
New York, NY 10019   Directions

(212) 299-7777


The Museum of Arts & Design serves as a center for the collection, preservation, study and display of contemporary hand-made art designed with materials like clay, glass, metal, fiber and wood. The museum's collection is comprised of over 2,000 objects that document contemporary and historic innovations in craft, art and design.

Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art

11 W 53 St
New York, NY 10019   Directions

(212) 708-9400


See renown works like The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon by Pablo Picasso, and Water Lilies by Claude Monet as you explore the galleries of the famed Museum of Modern Art. Along with these masterpieces, the permanent collection includes pieces from classical antiquity and Ancient Egypt, paintings and sculptures from many of the European masters and a vast collection of American and modern art, among many other items.

Music Box Theatre

Music Box Theatre

239 W 45th St
New York, NY 10036   Directions

(212) 560-2165


The Music Box Theatre is located in Manhattan on Broadway. The entertainment venue opened in 1921 with Humphrey Bogart starring in the first production, Cradle Snatchers. The smaller Broadway theater house has hosted productions like The Man Who Came to Dinner, Of Mice and Men, Wait Until Dark, A Few Good Men, The Diary of Anne Frank, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Lend Me a Tenor and many more. The theater lobby showcases the history of the Music Box.

Music Hall of Williamsburg

Music Hall of Williamsburg

66 N 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11249   Directions

(718) 486-5400


Get your tickets to a show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, an intimate music and entertainment venue that accommodates around 550 people. The three story performance hall is similar to its Bowery Ballroom counterpart, boasting great sight lines and acoustics. Matisyahu, Sarah Bareilles, Ryan Bingham, The Donnas, Modest Mouse, MGMT, Citizen Cope, OK Go, Warren G and John Mayer have all graced the stage at TMHW.

New Museum of Contemporary Art

New Museum of Contemporary Art

235 Bowery
New York, NY 10002   Directions

(212) 219-1222


Take a tour of contemporary art from around the world at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. The museum features works by artists from Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, China, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Germany, Poland, Spain, South Africa, Turkey, and the United Kingdom, among others. The New Museum is widely respected for its curatorial program and has become a primary resort for new art and ideas.

New York City Center

New York City Center

131 W 55th St
New York, NY 10019   Directions

(212) 581-1212


The New York City Center is a concert hall in Manhattan, one block south of Carnegie Hall. The 2,750-seat City Center is home to several dance companies including the Encores! series. The series features revivals of popular Broadway productions such as Chicago, Wonderful Town, The Apple Tree, Gypsy and Finian's Rainbow. Other performance companies at the center include Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Eifman Ballet of Saint Petersburg, the Martha Graham Dance Company and The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players.

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