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Visions of Land and Sea
Philadelphia native William Trost Richards was one of the finest landscape painters of the 19th century. This exhibit features sixty works of art from the National Museum’s permanent collection. These pieces have never been viewed by the public. It’s a great way to see how some of the finest art work is displayed from past centuries.
Location: National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts
Address: 1083 5th Ave New York, NY 10128
Date/Hour: Now- September 8, 2013
Wed – Sun, 11 AM – 6 PM
Mon –Tues, Closed
Seniors and students: $10
Members and children under 12: FREE
Jeff Koons: The Painter and the Sculptor
Jeff Koon’s paintings and sculptures exhibition has an assortment of art work that Koon is known for. Mirrored balloon animals of tinted primary colors and spotlights catch the eyes of many. There are many interesting and odd pieces, such as an inflatable hulk pushing a wheelbarrow and a pyramid of large plastic balls. There are plenty of surprises throughout the exhibit.
Location: Gagosian Gallery
Address: 555 west 24th street New York, NY 10011
Date/Hour: Now-June 29, 2013
The Art of the Brick
As kids most of us played with Legos. Nathan Sawaya’s incredible sculptures are entirely made of brick Legos. Many of the sculptures are made up as peace signs to detailed paintings. There are more than 100 impressive pieces, which are for all ages to see and enjoy.
Location: Discovery Times Square
Address: 226 west 44th street Midtown west New York, NY
Date/Hour: Now- Jan 5, 2014
Mon–Thu, Sun 10am–8pm;
Fri, Sat 10am–9pm
Admission: Prices vary by exhibit: Adults $19.50–$27,
Children 4–12 $14.50–$19.50,
Children under 4 free
HBO Bryant Park Film Festival
Bryant Park will be hosting the nation’s premier outdoor film festival. Many classic films will be brought together on the big screen. This will be the 21st consecutive year for the film festival. Movies begin at sunset.
Location: Bryant Park Lawn
Address: 41 W 40th St New York, NY
Date/Hour: June 24 – August 18, 2013; Lawn opens at 5pm