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  • Coille Hooven: Tell It By Heart

    Museum of Art and Design
    2 Columbus Circle
    New York [map]
    Price: $16.00
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday and Sundays 10:00am - 06:00pm
    September 22, 2016 - February 5, 2017

    For over fifty years, Coille Hooven has been working in porcelain and creating psychologically charged sculpture that explores domestic-centered narratives from the kitchen to the bedroom. One of the first ceramists to bring feminist content to clay, Hooven uses porcelain to honor the history of women’s work, confront gendered inequality, and depict the pleasures, fears, and failures of partnering and parenting. Coille Hooven: Tell It By Heart is part of MAD Transformations, a series of six exhibitions presented this fall that address artists who have transformed and continue to transform our perceptions of traditional craft mediums.

    Organization
    Name:
    Museum of Art and Design
    Phone number:
    212.299.7777
  • Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit

    Museum of Art and Design
    2 Columbus Circle
    New York [map]
    Price: $16.00
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday and Sundays 10:00am - 06:00pm
    September 22, 2016 - February 5, 2017

    Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit celebrates the collaboration between Oregon-based artist Chris Antemann and the renowned Meissen Porcelain manufactory. In 2011 Antemann was invited to participate in Meissen’s Art Studio Program, where she worked closely with Meissen’s master artisans to create unique pieces and a series of limited editions that strike a perfect balance between her distinctive style and Meissen’s identity. These pieces are arranged in Forbidden Fruit as a grand installation that reinvents and invigorates the great figurative tradition. Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit is part of MAD Transformations, a series of six exhibitions presented this fall that address artists who have transformed and continue to transform our perceptions of traditional craft mediums. Building upon the exhibition Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years, which celebrates the work of an artist known for drastically changing the way clay is categorized as an art material and discipline, the MAD Transformations exhibitions consider fiber, clay, and jewelry and metals—disciplines (along with glass and wood) that compose the bedrock of the Museum of Arts and Design’s founding mission and collection, and that continue to morph in the hands of contemporary artists today.

    Organization
    Name:
    Museum of Art and Design
    Phone number:
    212.299.7777
  • Curtain Up - Exhibition

    New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
    Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery
    New York [map]
    Price: Free
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Friday and Saturdays 10:30am - 06:00pm
    October 31, 2016 - June 30, 2017

    The Society of London Theatre and London's Victoria and Albert Museum have partnered with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center to celebrate the extraordinary story of the world's two greatest theatrical districts, London's West End and New York's Broadway in a ground-breaking new exhibition - Curtain Up: Celebrating the last 40 Years of Theatre in New York and London.

    Organization
    Name:
    New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
    Phone number:
    917.275.6975
  • Securing the Shadow: Posthumous Portraiture in America

    American Folk Art Museum
    2 Lincoln Square (between 65th and 66th Streets)
    New York [map]
    Price: Free
    Fridays 12:00pm - 07:30pm
    October 6, 2016 - February 26, 2017

    Humanity demands that no life should pass without some recognition, whether it is a marked grave, a painted posthumous portrait, or a postmortem photograph. Securing the Shadow: Posthumous Portraiture in America is the first museum exhibition dedicated to an examination of American self-taught portraiture of the 18th and 19th centuries through the lens of memory and loss.

    Organization
    Name:
    American Folk Art Museum
    Phone number:
    212.595.9533
  • the epitaph project - Exhibition

    American Folk Art Museum
    2 Lincoln Square (between 65th and 66th Streets)
    New York [map]
    Price: Free
    Fridays 12:00pm - 07:30pm
    October 19, 2016 - February 26, 2017

    "the epitaph project" began in 1995 on a burial plot in Hollywood Forever, a historic cemetery in Los Angeles. The ongoing project comprises a traditional tombstone carved from slate, finished as a chalkboard, and accompanied by a bronze chalk box for the use of visitors. It exists in other iterations including cemeteries, exhibitions, parks, and publications. "the epitaph project" will be on view at the American Folk Art Museum throughout the duration of Securing the Shadow: Posthumous Portraiture in America.

    Organization
    Name:
    American Folk Art Museum
    Phone number:
    212.595.9533
  • A Philharmonic Festival

    David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center
    10 Lincoln Center Plaza
    New York [map]
    Price: $31.00
    Tuesdays, Thursdays, Friday and Saturdays 07:30pm - 09:30pm
    February 2, 2017 - February 7, 2017

    Take a luxurious deep dive into the heart-on-sleeve music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and composers close to him with conductor Semyon Bychkov, a passionate Tchaikovsky champion who knows the great Russian Romantic’s music, life, and loves inside and out. Join Semyon Bychkov and the New York Philharmonic on an unforgettable escape through Tchaikovsky’s melodies. Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1; Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony. Kirill Gerstein, piano.  Ticket prices begin at $31.00 ranging through $145.00. Performance times are: Feb. 2-7:30pm; Feb. 3-11:00am; Feb. 4-8:00pm; and Feb. 7-7:30pm. Go to: nyphil.org/festival or call 212.875.5656 for more information.

    Organization
    Name:
    New York Philharmonic
    Phone number:
    212.875.5656
  • Philharmonic Free Fridays

    David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center
    10 Lincoln Center Plaza
    New York [map]
    Price: Free
    Fridays 08:00pm - 10:00pm
    January 27, 2017 - June 9, 2017

    In the 2016–17 season, the New York Philharmonic again invites young people to hear the Orchestra free of charge. We are giving away 100 free tickets to every Friday evening subscription concert to people ages 13–26. The online reservation portal will open at noon on the Monday (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday) before each Philharmonic Free Fridays concert. You will be able to reserve a ticket on a first-come, first-served basis — one ticket per person. Online sign-up will close once all available tickets have been reserved. Your reserved ticket will be available for pickup with a valid ID at the Box Office in David Geffen Hall on the day of the concert between 5:30pm and 7:15pm. If you do not pick up your ticket at least 45 minutes before the start of the concert, we will release it. We look forward to seeing you at a Philharmonic Free Fridays concert soon. Visit www.nyphil.org or call 212.875.5656 for further information.

    Organization
    Name:
    New York Philharmonic
    Phone number:
    212.875.5656
  • Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years

    Museum of Art and Design
    2 Columbus Circle
    New York [map]
    Price: $16.00
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday and Sundays 10:00pm - 06:00pm
    October 18, 2016 - March 15, 2017

    Spanning the years 1953–1968, Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years is the first exhibition to focus on the early career of Peter Voulkos, whose radical methods and ideas during this period opened up the possibilities for clay in ways that are still being felt today. While trained as a traditional potter, Voulkos defied mid-century craft dictums of proper technique and form to completely reinvent his medium. He combined wheel throwing with slab building, traditional glazes with epoxy paint, figuration with abstraction, and made huge ceramic structures with complex internal engineering. The exhibition will feature approximately 31 examples from this crucial body of early work, most of which have not been exhibited on the East Coast for four decades. Also included will be three of the artist's rarely seen works in oil on canvas, which help to demonstrate how Voulkos developed his ideas concurrently in painting, sculpture, and pottery. Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years is part of MAD Transformations, a series of six exhibitions that address artists who have transformed and continue to transform our perceptions of traditional craft mediums. MAD’s six fall exhibitions consider fiber, clay, and jewelry & metals, disciplines that were the bedrock of the museum’s founding mission and collection, and that continue to morph in the hands of contemporary artists today.

    Organization
    Name:
    Museum of Art and Design
    Phone number:
    212.299.7777