ART Galleries The Arsenal Gallery 64th St. (5th Ave.), ...
The Arsenal Gallery 64th St. (5th Ave.), 212-360-8163, www.nyc.gov/parks Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues. 9-5; closed Sat. & Sun. Free. "Greener Pastures: A History of Bronx Parks 1880-2001," exhibition of photographs chronicling recreational spaces in the Bronx [through 9/6].
The Gallery at the American Bible Society 1865 B'way (betw. 61st & 62nd Sts.), 212-408-1500, www.americanbible.org Weds., Fri., Mon. & Tues. 10-6; Thurs. 10-7; Sat. 10-5; closed Sun. Free. "The Holy Land through the Eyes of Explorers," images of promised land from 1890's [through 9/15].
Modern Culture at the Gershwin Hotel 3 E. 27th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 212-213-8289, www.bway.net/~modcult Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 10-6. Free. NYC artists "Roberta Bayley, Tracy Nakayama, Lise Soskoine," show off ink drawings, paintings & photos of Johnny Thunders, Richard Hell, Sid Vicious & Iggy Pop [through 8/29].
Paine Webber Art Gallery 1285 6th Ave. (52nd St.), 212-713-2885. Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues. 8-6; closed Sat. & Sun. Free. "Esther Bubley: American Photo-Journalist," exploration of leading photographer from golden age of journalism [through 9/7].
Posteritati Movie Poster 241 Centre St. (betw. Broome & Grande Sts.), 212-226-2207. Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 11-7; closed Mon. Free. In collaboration w/Film Forum's 49-film retrospective, "NYPD," movie posters from Sweden, Japan, Poland, Belgium & the U.S. will be on display [through 10/4].
Smack Mellon Studios 56 Water St. (Front St.), Bklyn, 718-834-8761, www.smackmellon.org Weds.-Sun. 12-6; closed Mon. & Tues. Free. "The Barnstormers: No Condition is Permanent," 30 or so NYC artists pres. multi-layered painting & video installation?live performances every Sat. 2-6 [through 9/16].
Soho Triad Fine Arts 107 Grand St. (B'way), 212-965-9500, www.sohotriad.com Weds.-Tues. 10-6. Free. "New Finds/Old Favorites II: Summer Group Exhibition," feat. works by new photographers as well as some favorites [through 9/2].
American Craft Museum 40 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-956-3535, www.americancraftmuseum.org Weds., Fri.-Sun., Mon. & Tues. 10-6; Thurs. 10-8; closed Mon. $7.50, $4 st./s.c., child. under 12 free. "Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright," largest exhibition ever of Wright's revolutionary windows [though 9/2]. "Origamic Architecture," exploration of influence of origami on building design [through 9/2]. "Radiant Geometries," 75 pieces of jewelry by 15 artists on display [through 9/2].
American Museum of National History Central Park W. (79th St.), 212-769-5200, www.amnh.org Weds., Thurs. & Sun.-Tues. 10-5:45; Fri. & Sat. 10-8:45. $10, $7.50 st./sc., $6 child. "Ancient Microworlds," stunning exhibition of high-magnification photography revealing internal structures of Jurassic fossils [through 9/9]. "The Genomic Revolution," exhibition & explanation of cutting-edge science [through 1/1].
Brooklyn Museum of Art 200 Eastern Pkwy (Washington Ave.), Bklyn, 718-638-5000, www.brooklynart.org Weds.-Fri. 10-5; Sat. & Sun. 11-6; first Sat. of the month 11-11, eve. free; closed Mon. & Tues. $6, $3 st./s.c. "My Reality: Contemporary Art & the Culture of Japanese Animation," feat. more than 40 works (paintings, sculpture, video & photography) influenced by techno culture & Anime [through 10/7].
Cooper-Hewitt 2 E. 91st St. (5th Ave.), 212-849-8400, www.si.edu/ndm Weds.-Sat. 10-5; Sun. 12-5; Tues. 10-9; closed Mon. $8, $5 st./sc. child under 12 free. Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas in Madrid, Spain brings 186 piece collection of early 20th-century "Glass of the Avant-Garde: From Vienna Secession to Bauhaus" to the National Design Museum [through 2/24].
Goethe-Institut 1014 5th Ave. (betw. 82nd & 83rd Sts.), 212-439-8700. Weds., Fri. & Mon. 10-5; Thurs. & Tues. 10-7. closed Sat. & Sun. Free. "Mies' Early Projects: Photography by Kay Fingerle," infamous architect Mies van der Rohe is featured in not one but three exhibits this fall, see also "MoMA" & "Whitney Museum" [through 9/11].
Guggenheim Museum 1071 5th Ave. (89th St.), 212-423-3500. Weds. & Sun.-Tues. 9-6; Fri. & Sat. 9-8; closed Thurs. $12, $8 st./s.c., child. under 12 free. "Frank Gehry: Architect," retrospective of major works from influential designer [through 9/22]. "American Art: The Fifties & Sixties," permanent collection feat. painters Jackson Pollock & Willem De Kooning [through 10/24]. "Franz Marc: A Bestiary," explores the animal kingdom [through 10/24].
Guggenheim Museum~Soho 575 B'way, 2nd fl. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-423-3500. Thurs.-Mon. 11-6; closed Weds. & Tues. $5, $3 st./s.c. "Sugimoto: Portraits," displays photographs by Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto [through 11/10].
Jewish Museum 1109 5th Ave. (92nd St.), 212-423-3271, www.thejewishmuseum.org Weds., Thurs. & Mon. 11-5:45; Sun. 10-5:45; Tues. 11-9; closed Fri. & Sat. $8, $5.50 st./s.c., child. under 12 free. Pay-what-you-wish Tues. after 5. "Marc Chagall: Early Works from Russian Collections," exhibition of paintings illustrates growth of artist's original vision [through 10/14, $2 surcharge].
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Ave. (82nd.), 212-535-7710, www.metmuseum.org Weds. & Thurs. 9:30-5:30; Fri. & Sat. 9:30-9; Sun. 9-5:30; Tues. 9:30-5:30; closed Mon. $10, $5 st./s.c., child. under 12 free w/adult. "Summer Selections: American Landscape Drawings & Watercolors," exhibition of works on paper from 1780-1900 [through 9/2]. "Beyond the Easel: Decorative Painting by Bonnard, Vuillard, Denis & Roussel, 1890-1930," exhibit of rarely-seen paintings originally meant to serve as full wall panels [through 9/9]. "Terry Winters: Printed Works," 90 works on display in retrospective of American artist [through 9/30]. "African, Oceanic & Ancient American Art," varied works from across globe displayed for first time [through 10/28]. "Century of Design, Part IV: 1975-2000," exploration of styles & trends from last quarter of 20th century [through 1/6].
Museum of the City of New York 1220 5th Ave. (103rd St.), 212-534-1672, www.mcny.org Weds.-Sat. 10-5; Sun 12-5; Tues. 10-2; closed Mon. $7, $4 st./s.c./child., $12 families. "Gay Men's Health Crisis," celebrates 20th anniversary of GMHC & shares stories about fighting the disease [through 9/10]. "Dressing for a NYC Childhood," retrospective of 300 years of children's clothing [through 9/16]. Photographs & essays by NYC high school students document changes in city's immigrant neighborhoods in "New York Toy Stories" [through 12/31] & "The Infamous Andrew Jackson Head" exhibits [permanent].
Museum of Modern Art 11 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Ave.), 212-708-9400, www.moma.org Thurs. & Sat-Tues. 10:30-5:45; Fri. 10:30-8:15. Closed Weds. $10, $6.50 st./s.c., child. under 16 free. Fri. pay-what-you-wish after 4:30 p.m. "Mies in Berlin," exhibition of architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's work in Berlin from 1905 to 1938 [through 9/11]. See "Whitney Museum" for an exhibition of Mies' work in America. "The New York Century," events & people that helped shape 20th-century NYC [permanent]. Everything fire fighting-related in "Fire! Fire! Fire!" [permanent]. "Broadway! The History of American Theater," costumes, photos, artifacts & memorabilia [permanent].
Museum of Television & Radio 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-621-6600, www.mtr.org Weds., Sat., Sun. & Tues. 12-6; Thurs. 12-8; Fri. 12-9; closed Mon. $6, $4 st./sc., $3 child. under 13. "Hello, Good-bye: Pilots, Premieres & Final Episodes" [through 9/16]. "Muppets Forever!: The Legacy of Jim Henson," showcases work from man who rocked puppetry [through 9/16].
National Academy of Design 1083 5th Ave. (betw. 89th & 90th Sts.), 212-369-4880, www.nationalacademy.org Weds., Thurs., Sat. & Sun. 12-5; Fri. 10-6; closed Mon. & Tues. $8, $5 st./sc./child. 6-16. "Red Grooms: Selections from the Graphic Work," incorporates more than 40 years of printmaking by Charles Rogers "Red" Grooms [through 11/11].
National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green (betw. State & Whitehall Sts.), 212-668-6624. Weds. & Fri.-Tues. 10-5; Thurs. 10-8. Free. "Seth Eastman Watercolors: A Soldier Artist Among the Dakota," paintings from 19th-century soldier who spent his time recording lifestyle of Plains Indians [through 10/7]. "Beauty, Honor & Traditions: The Legacy of the Plains Indian Shirts," 50 stunning pieces of folk art [through 11/4]. "All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life & Culture" displays more than 300 symbolic objects [permanent].
New Museum of Contemporary Art 583 B'way (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-219-1222. Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 12-6; Thurs. 12-8; closed Mon. Free Thurs. 6-8. $6, $3 st./s.c., free for those under 18. Play a voice-activated version of Pong & other artist-designed games during "The Electric Donut: Kristin Lucas & Joe McKay" exhibit [through 9/16]. First American retrospective of South African "William Kentridge," whose work explored complex conditions in artist's homeland [through 9/16].
New York Hall of Science 47-01 Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-699-0005. Call for hours. $7.50, $5 child/s.c. Free Thurs. & Fri., 2-5. "Aliens: Worlds of Possibilities," explore the possibility of meeting E.T. [through 9/2]. "Science Playground Open!" send the kids to frolic in the largest science playground in western hemisphere [through 11/30, $2 fee]. "Marvelous Molecules?The Secret of Life," illustrates similar chemistry traits among living things?humans, amoebas & cockroaches [permanent].
The New-York Historical Society 2 W. 77th St. (Central Park W.), 212-873-3400. Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 11-5; closed Mon. $5, $3 st./s.c., child. 12 & under free. "Independence & Its Enemies in New York," 225th anniversary celebration for the signing of the Declaration of Independence [through 9/9]. "Up on the Roof: The Culture of NYC Rooftops," explores quintessential New York summer retreat [through 9/9]. "Advertising Drama," exhibit of theater posters from 1880-1910 [through 9/16]. Based on radio doc. of the same name, "Flophouse: Life on the Bowery" examines past & present dwellers of the Bowery [through 11/4].
NY Transit Museum Gallery Annex, Grand Central Terminal, 42nd St. (Park Ave. S.), 718-694-5102. Weds.-Fri. & Tues. 10-4; Sat. & Sun. 12-5. $3, $1.50 st./s.c. "Take Me Out to the Ballgame!," chronicles baseball in NY through photos & artifacts [through 9/22].
P.S.1 22-25 Jackson Ave. (46th Ave.), L.I. City, 718-784-2084, www.ps1.org Weds.-Sun. 12-6; $5, $2 st./s.c. See also "Music." "Buzz Club: News from Japan," exhibition of Japanese urban art [through 9/1]. "Uniform: Order & Disorder," exploration of uniforms in fashion & culture [through 9/1]. Annual "Warm Up 2001" DJ series showcases established & emerging turntablists alongside dance performers & art installations, w/Brooklyn Brewery beer & sunbathing [Sat. 3-9, through 9/1]. "Carla Accardi: Triplice Tenda," Italian artist's tent exhibit explores themes of domesticity [through 9/3]. "Los Carpinteros: Ciudad Transportable," explores urban life, again through tents [through 9/3]. "Miri Segal: Circular Acts," video installation of optical tricks by Israeli artist [through 9/3].
Queens Museum of Art New York City Bldg., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-592-9700. Weds.-Fri. & Tues. 10-5; Sat. & Sun. 12-5; closed Mon. Contrib. $5, $2.50 st./s.c., child. under 5 free. Six Phun Phactory artists (Speco, Slam 4, Motive, Leia, Bisc & the Wiz) display their technique in "Old Skool, New Skool, True Skool: the Graffiti Project" [through 9/30]. "Queens Focus," displays work by local artists [permanent]. "Tiffany in Queens: Selections from the Neustadt Museum Collection" [permanent]. "Panorama of the City of New York," 9000+-sq.-foot model of NYC from 1964 World's Fair [permanent].
SVA's Eastside Gallery 214 E. 21st St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-592-2145. Weds., Thurs., Mon. & Tues. 9-8; Fri. & Sat. 9-5; closed Sun. Free. SVA graphic design students, April Hannah & Heather O'Neill pres. "Designerly Paintings" [through 9/12].
Whitney Museum of American Art 945 Madison Ave. (75th St.), 212-570-3676, www.whitney.org Weds., Thurs., Sat., Sun. & Tues. 11-6; Fri. 1-9; closed Mon. $10, $8 st./sc./groups of 10 or more; Fri. pay-what-you-wish 6-9 p.m. "Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film, 1893-1941," incl. Edison/Edwin Porter's 1902 Coney Island at Night [through 9/9]. "Stories," printmaking by contemporary artists [through 9/30]. "Mies in America," displays architectural projects by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe [through 9/23]. See "MoMA" for an exhibition of Mies' work in Berlin. "Wayne Thiebaud: A Painting Retrospective," first full retrospective of paintings, watercolors, gouaches & pastels in more than 15 years, compares his West Coast work to his East Coast pop art [through 9/23].
Whitney Museum of American Art at Phillip Morris 120 Park Ave. (betw. 41st & 42nd Sts.), 917-663-2453, www.whitney.org Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues. 11-6; Thurs. 11-7:30. Free. "Miranda Lichtenstein: Sanctuary for a Wild Child," drawings of lost children through the ages [through 9/21].
Joan Whalen Fine Art 24 W. 57th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-397-9700. Call for hours. "A Tribute to Guy A. Wiggins," feat. paintings from "Wiggins, Wiggins & Wiggins" exhibit that hung two hears ago [opens Tues. 10-8].
Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation 127-B Prince St. (Wooster St.), 212-673-7007. Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 1-6; closed Sun. & Mon. Free. Photographer Reed Massengill curates "The Muses," a photography exhibit of male models by emerging & established photographers; highlights incl. Warhol film star Joe Dallesandro & "Justify My Love" co-star Tony Ward [opens Tues. 6-9, through 10/20].
Putting the ‘Home’ in Nursing Home
Collegiate School Plan Now in Flux
The Bible, Cast in Bronze
Putting the ‘Home’ in Nursing Home
Collegiate School Plan Now in Flux
The Bible, Cast in Bronze
In Search of a Small Business Solution
From Dancer to C.E.O.