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Things to Do With Kids in Bronx on June 3

June 3, 2013   |    

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free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx today, June 3, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Bronx's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, for outdoor and nature activities; and in the theaters, for children's concerts and performances. Plus, get details and directions on any street fairs or holiday festivals happening June 3. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Bronx, check out our complete calendar of events.

Taste of Times Square - Times Square
June 03, 2013 -

Taste of Times Square is an outdoor food and music festival featuring international flavors from top restaurants and the city's best street performers at the Crossroads of the World. Times Square's most popular culinary destinations will set up tables on the street to offer "tastes" of their signature dishes.

How Ready is Your Child for Kindergarten? - Friedberg JCC
June 03, 2013 - Oceanside

Entering the world of the public school kindergarten is an exciting and important milestone for your five-year-old. Are you wondering how ready your child is to meet the higher, more demanding expectations of this new experience? Or, does your child have a "late" birth date making him/her one of the youngest in the class? Are you considering delaying kindergarten for a year? Come hear what skills young children need to succeed and how you can help them prepare over the summer.

Lyrics & Lyricists - Brush Up Your Shakespeare: The Bard and the Broadway Musical - 92nd Street Y
Through June 03, 2013 - New York

William Shakespeare's influence on American song has been long-running and far-reaching: Kiss Me, Kate, West Side Story, The Lion King and more. Follow the ties between Stratford-on-Avon and Shubert Alley.

Hope Bereavement Support Group - Oceanside Jewish Center
June 03, 2013 - Oceanside

HOPE bereavement support group is open to parents who have suffered the loss of a child. Experience the freedom to express your feelings and the sharing of coping skills under the guidance of a professional facilitator. All are welcome.

Alexei Ratmansky Premiere - American Ballet Theatre
Through June 03, 2013 - New York

Embark on a new journey with Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky as he explores the orchestral world of the esteemed Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich. This full-length program of three one-act ballets will reprise the recently premiered Symphony #9 along with World Premieres set to Symphony No.1 and Chamber Symphony for Strings (Op. 110a).

Broadway Musicals of 1988 - The Town Hall
June 03, 2013 - New York

Author/critic Scott Siegeltakes audiences of all ages on a musical tour of the Great White Way, offering an entertaining verbal account of Broadway's history. Each evening celebrates the songs from Broadway shows of a selected year, sung by a cast of talented cabaret and Broadway performers. This marvelous program not only highlights favorite show-stopping numbers, it also features lesser-known gems. Featuring songs from: The Phantom of the Opera (Andrew Lloyd Webber/Charles Hart), Chess (Tim Rice, Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus), Carrie (Dean Pitchford/Michael Gore), Legs Diamond (Peter Allen), Romance Romance (Barry Harman & Keith Harman), and more.

CPR/AED Course - Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps
June 03, 2013 - Scarsdale

Learn to save a life in just 4 hours! CPR course includes the use of an AED and choking rescue for adults, children and infants. Participants will receive an American Heart Association CPR Certification valid for two years.

The Callback - Semi-Finals - 54 Below
June 03, 2013 - New York

A weekly Monday night competition in which aspiring artists will perform for a chance to win their own engagement at 54 Below. The weekly late-night event is hosted by Christine Pedi (Sirius XM Radio host, Forbidden Broadway, Talk Radio.) For more information on "The Callback" rules or how to submit an audition video, please visit www.54Below.com.

Morgan James - 54 Below
June 03, 2013 - New York

Currently starring in Broadway's Motown: The Musical as Teena Marie, Doris Day, and others, Morgan James brings her smoky and soulful renditions of songs from her debut CD to 54 Below, as well as a sampling of tunes you've not yet heard from her. Her debut recording on Epic Records, Morgan James Live: A Celebration of Nina Simone, offers up a selection of songs that show off her extraordinary voice and exquisite gift for merging soul, jazz, and R&B in a fresh and thrilling new way. She's fast becoming one of the most sought-after multi-genre vocalists in the country. Morgan was recently seen in the Broadway revival of Godspell (who could forget her sultry rendition of Turn Back, O Man?). Come see what led Terry Teachout of The Wall Street Journal to declare Morgan "the most promising young vocalist to come along so far this century."

Pottery and a Story - Glaze Art Studio
June 03, 2013 - Orangeburg

Bring your preschooler to Glaze for story time and pottery painting. This week, children will hear Hippo-Not-Amus and paint a hippo. Registration is required.

The Stranglers - Highline Ballroom
June 03, 2013 - New York

The Stranglers are a rock music group, formed on September 11, 1974 in Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were originally called The Guildford Stranglers and operated from an off-licence in the town. They also based themselves in the nearby village of Chiddingfold for a while.

Teen Book Club - Elmont Memorial Library
June 03, 2013 - Elmont

The monthly featured book is Gone by Lisa McMann. Janie thought she knew what her future held. And she thought she�d made her peace with it. But she can�t handle dragging Cabel down with her. She knows he will stay with her, despite what she sees in his dreams. He�s amazing. And she�s a train wreck. Janie sees only one way to give him the life he deserves�she has to disappear. And it�s going to kill them both.

Sounds Like Science with Mad Science - Haverstraw Public Library, Village Branch
June 03, 2013 - Haverstraw

The library hosts a "mad scientist" for this special event. Kids will learn how sound is made and how we are able to hear it. The show will be full of live demonstrations and fun.

Wee Craft Together - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
June 03, 2013 - Garnerville

Toddlers are invited with their parent or caregiver to hear stories then make a seasonal craft. Registration is required for this popular program.

Board Game Fun! - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
June 03, 2013 - Garnerville

Kids in grades 1-6 are invited to stop by the library for some board game fun. Play chess, checkers, Scrabble, Clue, Candyland, Chutes & Ladders, and more.

soloNOVA Arts Festival - IRT Theater
Through June 03, 2013 - New York

10TH Annual soloNOVA Arts Festival, the award-winning and longest-running solo performance festival in New York City

Brooklyn Open - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
June 03, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Teens enjoy an open mic event where poets, spoken work artists, emcees, scholars and activists to share their powerful and important voices. Run by youth for youth, with youth DJs, youth hosts and a monthly featured poet.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Leonard branch
June 03, 2013 - Williamsburg

Stories, songs, and fingerplays for babies and toddlers.

Lego Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Leonard branch
June 03, 2013 - Williamsburg

Kids set their imaginations free using Lego building blocks.

Rockland Boulders vs. St. Paul Saints - Boulder Stadium-Provident Bank Park
June 03, 2013 - Pomona

The Rockland Boulders take on the St. Paul Saints.

Tiny Tots - My Body - Center for Science Teaching and Learning
June 03, 2013 - Rockville Centre

Kids 18 months to 3 years old can participate in a variety of fun adventures. Some are indoors, others are outdoors, but all in all, kids learn about the world around them.

KaleidoZone - Feeling Colors with de Kooning - Long Island Children's Museum
June 03, 2013 - Garden City

View abstract paintings inspired by the famous artist Willem de Kooning created this year by local children in two different programs at LICM. Artists explored the design and rhythm of line, plus the sound, feel, and story of color to create the artwork you see on display.

Nature Bugs - Greenburgh Nature Center
June 03, 2013 - Scarsdale

An hour of nature fun for children ages 2-5 years and parents/caregivers. Meet a museum animal, hear a story, do a craft, or play a nature game. Except in extreme weather conditions, a portion of each class is spent outdoors. Admittance closes 15 minutes after the start of the program. No pre-registration or pre-payment required.

Monday Afternoon Storytime - Barnes & Noble City Center
June 03, 2013 - White Plains

Young children can enjoy an exciting adventure at every turn of the page during this storytime.

17-Year-Old Jazz Pianist Beka Gochiasvili - Birdland
June 03, 2013 - New York

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presents the return of 17-year-old jazz pianist Beka Gochiashvili, along with DJ Logic and James Hurt (electric piano), Lamont McCain (electric bass guitar), Lionel Loueke (guitar), Jaleel Shaw (alto saxophone), and Justin Brown (drums).

Kenny Wayne Shepherd - City Winery
Through June 03, 2013 - New York

Utter the phrase "young blues guitarist" within earshot of anyone with even a cursory knowledge of the modern musical vanguard and the first name they are most likely to respond with will be Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Still barely in his 30s, the Louisiana born axeman and songsmith has been selling millions of albums, throwing singles into the Top 10, shining a light on the rich blues of the past and forging ahead with his own modern twist on a classic sound he has embodied since his teens. He met Stevie Ray Vaughan at 7, shared the stage with New Orleans legend Bryan Lee at13. As an adult, he continues to create genre-defining blues-infused rock n' roll.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting - Wilton Library
June 03, 2013 - Wilton

Year-end meeting for the Teen Advisory Board (TAB), for teens in grades 6-12. TAB is a group of teens who work with the library by helping select materials for the teen collection, planning teen events, and more. Newcomers always welcome. Registration is recommended.

Dancing Under the Stars - Forest Park
June 03, 2013 - Woodhaven

Everybody dance! Come to Wallenberg Square for a night of family fun, ballroom dance lessons, and a finale featuring the Nick Russo Latin Jazz Quintet.

Toddler Time - Hillcrest Library
June 03, 2013 - Flushing

Children ages 2-3 years old and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, age appropriate crafts and lots of fun.

Family Storytime - Auburndale Library
June 03, 2013 - Flushing

This hour of storytime with Ms. Stella G. features books and a simple craft or activity for children in grades pre-K to 2 and their caregivers.

Word Games - McGoldrick Library
June 03, 2013 - Flushing

Word games improve literacy skills and vocabulary, and they're also lots of fun to do together!

COPE Bereavement Support Group - Elias Hicks Historical Home
June 03, 2013 - Jericho

COPE, a grief and healing organization dedicated to supporting parents and families living with the loss of a child, holds support group meetings two Mondays per month for parents on the North Shore. If you are interested in attending, call executive director Karen Flyer at 516-484-4993.

Tonya Pinkins Unplugged - Joe's Pub
June 03, 2013 - New York

One of the most dynamic theater vocalists of her generation returns to the venue for an exciting evening of theater songs along with raw and hilarious stories behind her accomplished career... including roles she played and ones that got away. Selections include "Pirate Jenny," "Defying Gravity" and "Gimme Gimme" with special surprises to come.

The Williamsburg Spelling Bee - Pete's Candy Store
June 03, 2013 - New York

From "broccoli" to "triskaidekaphobia," come test out your spelling in a bar backroom filled with smart people and beer. Free, open to all (21+). Signup begins at 7pm -- first 18 people get to play. Three-strikes-you're-out policy means more participation for everyone. Hosted by founder bobbyblue and comedian Jen Dziura. Winners get nerdy prizes and qualify for the annual Finals. Subway: L or G train to Lorimer. Pete's: www.petescandystore.com

Children's Basketball - Nelson A. Rockefeller Park
June 03, 2013 - Battery Park City

Learn to play basketball with adjustable height hoops for kids of all sizes, with fun drills to improve skills. Parks programming leaders facilitate the fun and everyone is guaranteed a chance to play. Kids ages 5-6 play from 3:30-4:30pm; kids ages 7 and older play from 4:30-5:30pm.

Monday Minnows - Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum
June 03, 2013 - Cold Spring Harbor

Toddlers ages 2 1/2-5 enjoy story time, open play, discoveries and colorful art-making exploring the ocean and nature.

Patti LuPone Oral History with Kathy Henderson - Bruno Walter Auditorium
June 03, 2013 - New york

Patti LuPone to be interviewed by Kathy Henderson at this Oral History Event presented by the League of Professional Theatre Women event. At the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Bruno Walter Auditorium at 65th and Amsterdam Avenue. 202 seat capacity. Seating in first come first seated. FREE!

Long Island Hospitality Ball - Crest Hollow Country Club
June 03, 2013 - Woodbury

The 2013 Long Island Hospitality Ball, benefiting the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org), will be held on Monday, June 3 at the Crest Hollow Country Club (8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, NY 11797 631-752-1053). The event will showcase offerings from the region’s top restaurants and food vendors from New Hyde Park to the Hamptons each serving signature dishes to guests. Entertainment highlights the evening with featured acts from well-known DJs to live bands. Featured nightclubs and bars as well as wine and spirit sponsors complete the event. Tickets are $100 per person and include event entry, parking, entertainment, and unlimited food and drink. Tickets may be purchased at http://bit.ly/2013LIHBtickets. Tickets will be $150 at the door.

Lang Lang and Friends in Concert - Carnegie Hall
June 03, 2013 - New York

International megastar pianist Lang Lang will give a special one-night-only concert, hosted by Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award-winning entertainer Alec Baldwin. Lang Lang and Friends in Concert, rescheduled from its original date because of Hurricane Sandy, will benefit The Lang Lang International Music Foundation. Presented by CAMI Music, the event will feature Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell, Grammy Award-winning soprano Renee Fleming, nine-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist John Legend, and Danish singer-songwriter Oh Land in special guest appearances.

The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not me) - Don't Tell Mama
June 03, 2013 - New York

Artistic Pride Productions announces its Main Stage Cabaret performance, The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not me); at Don't Tell Mama on June 3, 2013. The sixth cabaret in this series is the last one for this season and will feature singers and actors exploring the association between artists and their vices. Amy Winehouse, Jack Kerouac, Kurt Cobain, Billie Holiday, Tennessee Williams, Tom Waitts, Natalie Cole, Rufus Wainright... the list of artists and creative people who have had alcohol or substance abuse problems is a very long list. The Piano Has Been Drinking is a review that takes a look at artists who are inspired by their vices, celebrates the triumph of artists who have overcome them, pays tribute to those who were consumed by them and gives encouragement to those who may be struggling with vices. It is Artistic Pride Productions' mission to promote and cultivate their work as an extension of the work of their peers. APP creates an environment in which artists who are marginalized in the commercial art world such as minorities, women and non-traditional artists have a place to not only create but thrive. Towards that end, APP's monthly Cabaret Series provides artists across all genres a place to create art and showcase their talents. Performers: Ben Curtis, Tanesha M. Ford, Matthew Hardy, Stacey Haughton, Mara Jill Herman, Heaven Stephens, Anthony Wills, Jr. With Kenny Jaworski and Julianne Merril on Piano.

Those Lost Boys: Ten Year Reunion - Ars Nova Theater
June 03, 2013 - New York

In 2001, Those Lost Boys skyrocketed to global rockstardom. In 2003, they split. Ten years later, they’ve reunited for a one night only storytellers’ concert. Songs will be sung, hazy memories will be rediscovered and early-aughts tunes will rock Ars Nova. This performance comes to you as part of ANT Fest, Ars Nova's month-long Festival of All New Talent!

Jim Caruso's Cast Party - Birdland
June 03, 2013 - New York

A wildly popular weekly soiree that brings a sprinkling of Broadway glitz and urbane wit to the legendary Birdland in New York City every Monday night. It's a cool cabaret night-out enlivened by a hilariously impromptu variety show. Showbiz superstars hit the stage alongside up-and-comers, serving up jaw-dropping music and general razzle-dazzle.

Parenting Workshop for Moms & Dads - Discipline with Love...Alternatives to Punishment - iSchool of Music & Art
June 03, 2013 - Rockville Centre

The concept of adults, particularly parents, reasoning with children, setting limits and seeking to better understand a child’s feelings/behavior clearly challenges more traditional ways of parenting. What sounds more familiar would include using punishments /rewards, withholding love/affection and various forms of behavior modification in order to control, manipulate, coerce or manage children in order to get desired results. In this workshop, learn to develop & enhance listening/communication skills in order to resolve conflicts, encourage mutual respect, engage cooperation, create boundaries, instill healthy discipline & values in your family that will last a lifetime. Register online at www.whiletheyrelittle.com Call for questions/information.

Mort Sahl - Cafe Carlyle
June 03, 2013 - New York

The legendary social satirist/comedian, who reigns as one of the longest active performing social satirist, spanning sixty years and eleven presidents, will be giving three exclusive nights of incisive commentary and insight, along with a Q&A.

Last Exit Pub Quiz! - Last Exit Bar
June 03, 2013 - Brooklyn

Get all the trivia you’ll ever need with a whopping 50 questions a night at our Pub Quiz, one of the longest-running trivia nights in the city! Teams of 4 (or fewer) compete for cash prizes (1st and 2nd place) and stretch their brains with questions ranging from sports to politics to pop culture and quirky categories like, “Last Exit Theater” (hosts perform scenes from movies)“Canadian or Not Canadian?” (decide if celebs like Michael Cera hail from our friend to the north), & Bodega Price is Right (does toilet paper really cost that much?) Pub Quiz is held every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month @ 9 p.m. sharp (your brain gets a break about halfway through.) Get there early to secure seats and register the team. ~~Only $5 a person to register! Winning teams split the cash!~~

Takeshi Murata : Mortality - Museum of Arts & Design
Through June 04, 2013 - New York

Underlining the temporality of nostalgia, memory, and narratives crafted through cinematic pop culture, the American artist Takeshi Murata has constructed a body of animated works that explore the lifespan of moving images and their role in the shaping of shared cultural histories.

Milk & Cookies Playgroup (Mommy & Me) - The Gerrard Berman Day School - Solomon Schechter of North Jersey
Through June 05, 2013 - Oakland

The school invites mothers and their pre-schoolers to this weekly playgroup with music & movement, arts & crafts, celebrations of the Jewish holidays, and Hebrew stories. Group meets each Wednesday through June 5.

Student Scholarship 2013 - Society of Illustrators
Through June 05, 2013 - New York

The Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators presents the 2013 Student Scholarship Competition featuring the works of over two hundred of today's top college level illustration students.

KaleidoZone - Feeling Colors with de Kooning - Long Island Children's Museum
Through June 05, 2013 - Garden City

View abstract paintings inspired by the famous artist Willem de Kooning created this year by local children in two different programs at LICM. Artists explored the design and rhythm of line, plus the sound, feel, and story of color to create the artwork you see on display. This exhibit runs through June 5.

Home Ecologists - Tenafly Nature Center
Through June 06, 2013 - Tenafly

Home schooled children ages 5-12 will discover ecological and biological principles and gain an appreciation and understanding of the natural world at this monthly program, held the first Thursday of each month. Each two-hour program will consist of indoor and outdoor hands-on learning and close observations on a 380-acre living museum. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Parents can sign up for the series or just a single session. Through June 6.

'Guys and Dolls' - NOTE NEW DATES! - Westchester Broadway Theatre
Through June 06, 2013 - Elmsford

NOTE NEW DATES! Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Subtitled "A Musical Fable of Broadway," the show is set in the colorful world of New York City in the mid 20th century. "Guys and Dolls" is populated with gangsters and gamblers, missionary dolls, and beautiful showgirls, and has one of the great musical scores in American theatre. Including Frank Loesser's hits "Luck Be A Lady," "Guys and Dolls," "If I Were A Bell," and "Sit Down, You're Rockin' The Boat." Show runs through June 6, 2013. Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday matinees including lunch; Thursday, Friday Saturday, and Sunday Evenings including dinner.

NYC PictureStart Film Festival - DCTV
Through June 06, 2013 - New York

The NYC PictureStart Film Festival showcases short films by emerging and established filmmakers from around the world. Visit website for program schedule and more information.

Ugo Rondinone: Human Nature - Rockefeller Center Plaza
Through June 07, 2013 - New York

For seven weeks this spring, nine 16-to 20-foot-tall, human-shaped stone figures by Swiss-born, New York-based artist Ugo Rondinone, will transform Rockefeller Center, inhabiting the plaza between 49th and 50th Streets as if transported from another time. The work, Human Nature, will be free to the public and, is on view April 23 through June 7, 2013. Presented by Nespresso, the exhibition is organized by Public Art Fund and Tishman Speyer. Human Nature is on view in Rockefeller Center Plaza in Midtown Manhattan between Fifth & Sixth Avenues and 49th and 50th Streets. Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week Subway: F, D, B, V to 47-50th Street Rockefeller Center; N, R, W to 49th Street; 1 to 50th Street; 6 to 51st Street

Teen Art Gallery Exhibition: T.A.G In Black and White - HiArt!
Through June 08, 2013 - Chelsea

Teen Art Gallery is a unique gallery created entirely by teenagers who curate it and run it. On May 12, the group will open a show called T.A.G. in Black and White at HiArt! HiArt! is an innovative art program for children and the show will benefit their Time In Children's Arts Initiative, an interdisciplinary arts immersion program that brings under-served children from Harlem and the South Bronx into the world of the living arts as part of their regular school day. As part of its collaboration with HiArt, the T.A.G. team and some of the exhibiting artists will be working with the children in the program. The show consists of artwork that is rendered in black and white and includes work by: Lisbeth Checo, Mindy Zou, Morris Reeves, Mary Walker Rippe, Kevin Nguyen, Maya Moverman, Phoebe Kaufman, Clara Lu, Teri Minogue, Jasmine Clarke, Sungwon Hong, Alika Feldman, Arielle Trenk, and Robin Krupnick. T.A.G. was started two years ago by an idealistic sixteen-year-old public high school sophomore who wanted to give young artists from all across the country a chance to exhibit their work. Since then they have had 4 exhibits showing the work of hundreds of teenage artist from the ages of 12-19 and attracting media coverage from The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Artlog, Exhibition A, Paper Magazine and Galo magazine. T.A.G. artists come, not only from all five boroughs, but also from across the United States. T.A.G gives them a unique opportunity to be part of the art world, to feel empowered early in their career in what can be a very intimidating art world, and to know that they can find an audience for their creative work. That early experience of validation can be life changing to a young artist. Last year T.A.G. had shows at BravinLee programs in Chelsea and Salon 94 Freemans on the Lower East Side. Their website, which is regularly updated with young artists work, is teenartgallery.org.

Tracey Emin - I Followed You to the Sun - Lehmann Maupin
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

A two-part exhibition featuring over 100 works of art, including a series of new bronze sculptures, paintings and drawings, embroideries, and a short film.

Lea Salonga - Back to Before - Cafe Carlyle
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

The Tony winner presents a nostalgic repertoire in which she revisits her life as a New Yorker and pays tribute to her favorite ladies -- most notably Ella Fitzgerald and her idol, Barbra Streisand.

Anselm Kiefer: Morgenthau Plan - Gagosian Gallery
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of recent paintings and sculpture by Anselm Kiefer, which further explores the historical and formal concerns of "Morgenthau Plan," his exhibition that inaugurated Gagosian Le Bourget in Paris last October.

Kim Dorland - Ghosts of You and Me - Mike Weiss Gallery
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

Canadian artist Kim Dorland's third solo exhibition at the gallery, a "tour-de-force of large-scale oil works on canvas that transport us to a place of heightened psychological portent as they transfix us with an undeniably sensual physicality."

Faith Prince - 54 Below
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

Tony Award winner Faith Prince dazzles in her latest musical outing. Self-described as a "smorgasbord" of Faith Prince, this new show covers her past, present, and future with her trademark humor and powerhouse vocals. From her memorable Broadway triumphs to tales and songs from early off-Broadway gems as well as her latest Broadway roles, Faith relives a brilliant career as one of Broadway's favorite leading ladies. As Hostess of the evening, Faith Prince guarantees that the best is yet to come! No show June 4.

Miles Aldridge: I Only Want You to Love Me - Steven Kasher Gallery
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

A-CHAN: Vibrant Home - Steven Kasher Gallery
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

Claudio Bravo - Paintings: 1974-2011 - Marlborough New York
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

Bravo's first show since his untimely demise in 2011, with approximately 40 oils on canvas which were executed during the time he was represented by Marlborough.

Dunhuang: Buddhist Art at the Gateway of the Silk Road - China Institute Gallery
Through June 09, 2013 - Upper East Side

Dunhuang: Buddhist Art at the Gateway of the Silk Road will be on view at China Institute Gallery from Feb. 7 through June 9, 2013. The western gateway to China, Dunhuang is one of the world's most esteemed art shrines and cultural heritage sites. The exhibition will explore art and ritual practices from the golden eras of the Northern (420-589) and Tang (618-907) dynasties. Among the highlights will be objects from the art of Buddhist practice including clay sculptures, wooden figures, silk banners, molded bricks, and paper cuts. The exhibition is organized by China Institute Gallery and Dunhuang Academy under the direction of Willow Weilan Hai Chang and is curated by Fan Jinshi, Director, Dunhuang Academy.

Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints - Japan Society
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

Edo Pop playfully juxtaposes classic ukiyo-e prints from such masters as Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige with contemporary works inspired by these artists and their works. Delve into alluring worlds created by the power of Edo period and contemporary popular culture in which change is the only constant.

Joan Semmel: A Lucid Eye - Bronx Museum of The Arts
Through June 09, 2013 - Bronx

Well known for the uncompromising feminist tone of her early work, Joan Semmel has turned her attention over the past decade to the process of image making. Photography has played a central role in Semmel's work since she decided to represent the figure in the early 1970s. However, Semmel's use of photography has often escaped the viewer whose attention focuses on the depicted image. In 2005, Semmel began to afford the viewer a glimpse into her method by aiming the camera towards a mirror, thus capturing the artist in the process of composing the image. Lately, using the camera and mirrors, Semmel has created a haunting series of self-portraits that evoke the passage of time. Organized by Antonio Sergio Bessa.

After the Museum - The Home Front 2013 - Museum of Arts & Design
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

Transforming the physical and contextual environment of the museum into a focal point for the NYC design community, the Museum of Arts and Design's annual design program, The Home Front: American Design Now, expands into its first physical exhibition, After the Museum. Gathering a variety of unique design voices from throughout NYC, After the Museum utilizes the institution as a platform for launching new, radical and unorthodox proposals for contemporary art and design museums in the 21st century. As artists, designers, and corporations have increasingly begun to stage exhibitions, lectures, and workshops modeled from the role of museums in the 20th century, current museum forms are increasingly called into question. Reacting to this new cultural reality, After the Museum stages and presents a series of installations and programs that reveal the largely hidden research component of the design practice, while examining cultural institution's role in the shaping of design past, present, and future.

Face to Face - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through June 09, 2013 - SoHo

For twenty-five years, The Children's Museum of the Arts has provided children of all backgrounds the creative tools needed to promote self-expression and esteem through visual and performing arts. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, CMA is proud to present Face to Face, an exhibit that offers a fascinating exploration of self-identity through still, moving, and living portraits, as portrayed by children using traditional methods of painting and drawing as well as technology. The main exhibit will consist of 40 portraits selected from CMA's Permanent Collection of children's art from over 50 countries, dating back to the 1930's. These pieces represent a range of historical moments, cultures and medium and will be hung salon style throughout the gallery. To incorporate CMA's philosophy of hands-on art-making, the exhibit will be accompanied by a variety of interactive installations that examine the texture, shape and sound of portraits. CMA will set up hands-on stations that will encourage visitors to become part of the exhibit, including reimagined versions of a typical self-portrait station. The CMA Media Lab will also create a photo booth in which visitors can take photos that will be projected on the wall. These photos will stream into a montage that will be accessioned into the collection and will also serve as a fascinating time-lapse of the exhibit as a whole. Face to Face also offers aspiring young artists the opportunity to submit their own works for a chance to become part of the museum's Permanent Collection. CMA will accept 25 original original works, in honor of 25 years of operation, to be selected by the museum's curatorial team. One selected piece will be chosen by an online viewer's choice campaign, hosted through CMA's website and social media platforms. To explore dimension, the exhibition will include a large-scale Pin Impression Board, offering several panels for visitors to experiment with and view their face as artwork. CMA will also present their first ever Artist-At-Work station in the Fine Arts Studio. Here, guest artists will volunteer their time and allow visitors to observe them in action as they create original portraits.

Alexandre Arrechea: No Limit - Park Avenue
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

Playing on the idea of elastic architecture as a metaphor for the challenges and opportunities of shifting conditions and new realities, No Limit will present 10 massive sculptures embodying New York's most prominent buildings. Iconic landmarks represented will include: the Chrysler Building, Citicorp Center, Empire State Building, Flatiron building, Helmsley Building, MetLife Building, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower, Seagram Building, Sherry Netherland, and US Courthouse. The sculptures, which will appear to roll, wind, and spin their way down Park Avenue from 53rd to 67th Street, will reach towering heights of up to 20 feet.

Shrek, Jr. presented by Riverdale Childrens Theatre - Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy
Through June 09, 2013 - Bronx

Riverdale Childrens Theatre presents "Shrek, Jr." Dates are May 30 at 7pm, June 2 at 1pm and 5pm, June 6 at 7pm, and June 9 at 1pm and 5pm.

Trailblazers at the JCC - Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester
Through June 12, 2013 - Pleasantville

An after-school social skills program for K-5th graders special needs develop friendships and relationships. Children will participate in "organized" free play: small group activities, cooking, music, outdoor play, social skills training, Legos, art, music, and more. Available 3-5 days/week, with a flexible pickup time between 5:30-6:30pm. 1:1 support is available as needed; staffing is provided by a certified special educator and an assistant, supervised by a certified social worker. Wrap-around program includes communication with school systems and service providers to provide comprehensive support. FREE transportation is available from most local schools. Includes snack and homework help.

Wynn Newhouse Awards' Artists Exhibit - The Palitz Gallery at the Lubin House
Through June 13, 2013 - Upper East Side

Works of eight Wynn Newhouse award winning artists, all with disabilities, will comprise an exhibition at the Palitz Gallery in Manhattan, to be held April 15 through June 13, 2013. An informal reception for current and past winners, judges, and friends of the program will be held at the gallery in May. The Wynn Newhouse awards (wnewhouseawards.com) are bestowed upon exceptionally accomplished fine artists who have risen to the top tiers of their profession despite being challenged by infirmities recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act. The award was established in memory of collector Wynn Newhouse, who recognized and championed the talent and creativity of artists with disabilities. The awardees were chosen in January by an invited panel of judges who are highly respected in both the arts and disabilities communities. More than 35 artists were nominated for the 2012 award. In total, eight artists were chosen to receive the prestigious award and accompanying monetary prize. This year's judges included: J. David Farmer, Director, Dahesh Museum; Mark Parsons, Artist, Pratt Institute; Kathryn Price, Curator, Williams College Museum of Art; and Ealan Wingate, Director, Gagosian Gallery.

Indoor Playspace - Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace
Through June 14, 2013 - Windsor Terrace

Children age 6 and younger enjoy an indoor playground, rockers, blocks, play panel for theater, rock climbing wall, bouncy castle, musical instruments, and easel boards for drawing. Have fun with many more age appropriate toys that encourage creativity and develop children's imagination.

Paul Klee: Early and Late Years, 1894-1940 - Moeller Fine Art Ltd.
Through June 14, 2013 - New York

The exhibition brings together 35 works, including loans from the Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern and rarely seen examples from private collections, highlighting seminal moments from the artist's oeuvre of the 1910s to the poignancy of his final years.

Junior Congregation - New City Jewish Center
Through June 15, 2013 - New City

Kids review highlights of the synagogue's weekly Shabbat service, discuss the weekly Torah portion, play games, then lead the congregation in prayers. Saturdays through June 15.

Junior Junior Congregation - New City Jewish Center
Through June 15, 2013 - New City

kids pre-school through second grade can sing Shabbat songs, talk about the Torah portion of the week, have a snack, then return to the main sanctuary to lead the congregation in Adon Olam. Saturdays through June 15.

Beauford Delaney - Internal Light (1953-1972) - Levis Fine Art
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

This exciting exhibition brings to light a significant group of Delaney's paintings form his seminal Paris period of the 1950's and 1960's. The show will include a remarkable range of portraits and abstractions, many of which have not been shown since the landmark Delaney retrospective at the Studio Museum in Harlem in 1978. The exhibitions catalog will include an essay by Lilly Wei.

Spencer Finch - Fathom - James Cohan Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

Brooklyn-based artist Spencer Finch pursues the most elusive and ineffable of experiences through his work -- from the color of a sunset outside a Monument Valley motel room to the afternoon breeze by Walden Pond, the shadows of passing clouds in the yard of Emily Dickinson's home or the light in a Turner painting. With both a scientific approach to gathering data and a true poetic sensibility, Finch's installations, sculptures and works on paper filter perception through the lens of nature, history, literature and personal experience.

Philip Taaffe - Luhring Augustine
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of work by the American painter (b. 1955).

Evelyn Twitchell - Bowery Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

Alexi Worth - DC Moore Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

Nicole McCormick Santiago - First Street Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

James Nares - Road Paint - Paul Kasmin Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

Simon Hantai - Paul Kasmin Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

A selection of never-before-seen works by the post-war artist.

Philip Taaffe - Luhring Augustine
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

Agnes Lux - Martos Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

Sandi Haber Fifield: After the Threshold - Rick Wester Fine Art (RWFA)
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

The inaugural exhibition at the Chelsea photography gallery's new location.

'Show Up,' The Cooper Union End of Year Show - The Cooper Union
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

The Cooper Union End of Year Show has marked its students’ transition from studios, laboratories and classrooms to the gallery from more than 150 years. A time honored tradition, the first recorded exhibition took place in 1860 at the historic Foundation Building, now joined by 41 Cooper Square, Cooper Union’s LEED Platinum academic building. Works on view represent the culmination of each student’s unique experience in the institution’s top ranked programs. Admission is free and open to the public. Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture - Foundation Building, 7 East 7th St., b/w 3rd and 4th Aves. An exhibition of student works that explores the role of architecture in contemporary culture and society through conceptual and scaled drawings, detailed three dimensional models and digital renderings. The Cooper Union End of Year Show has become a significant New York City tradition that has consistently showcased innovative and visionary projects by emerging architects, helping to launch. This year’s projects include library designs for three sites in New York City, an architectural installation for OMI International Arts Center’s Fields Sculpture Park; projects for new architectures on and near the Bowery as part of the New Museum Ideas City festival; and thesis projects that include the re-envisioning of the infrastructure of the devastated Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta; and the restoration of the prairie to create a continuous urban forest in Houston, Texas. The School of Art - Foundation Building, 7 East 7th St., b/w 3rd and 4th Aves. & 41 Cooper Square, 3rd Ave., b/w 6th and 7th Sts. With a commitment to radical and experimental artistic exploration, the School of Art has long been an incubator of significant artistic talents. Alumni range from Alex Katz, Eva Hesse and Lee Krasner to recent graduates Art Club 2000, the Bruce High Quality Foundation, Sara VanDerBeek and Trisha Baga. A diversity of sculpture, painting, graphic design, photography, film and video from the current student body will be on view in gallery spaces in the Foundation Building and 41 Cooper Square. Albert Nerken School of Engineering - 41 Cooper Square, 3rd Ave., b/w 6th and 7th Sts. Representing the different engineering disciplines, a dynamic array of projects will be on view for live demonstrations including a formula race car, several student made bridges, a series of mechanical arcade games, a balancing robot, and several unique musical instrument designs, among other things. The installation at 41 Cooper Square, Cooper Union’s LEED Platinum building, showcases the inventive and invaluable outcomes generated by the fields of mechanical, electrical, civil, and chemical engineering. Tuesday - Saturday, noon to 7 p m. from May 28 - June 15, 2013. Closed Sundays and Mondays, including Memorial Day. Opening night: Tuesday, May 28 from 5-9 p.m.

Marcia Kure - Tease - Susan Inglett Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

New works by the artist in her second solo show at the gallery.

Marianne Vitale - Diamond Crossing - Zach Feuer Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

A new sculpture by Marianne Vitale composed of decommissioned manganese steel railroad tracks in the form of a dramatic junction.

Ana Mendieta - Late Works: 1981-85 - Galerie Lelong
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

George Sugarman: Painted Wood - Gary Snyder Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

The most comprehensive presentation of the artist's work in over 25 years. Nine of the artist's exuberant, polychromed wood sculptures will be on view, including one that has never before been exhibited: Archer (1968).

Philip Taaffe - Recent Work - Luhring Augustine
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

Taaffe's first solo show of paintings in New York in six years continues to reveal the artist as a philosopher of painting, offering compelling meditations on art and culture, both contemporary and historical, and visual ruminations on the interrelated families of forms and images in art, architecture, and archaeology.

Troy Brauntuch - Petzel Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

Susan Weil - Time's Pace - Sundaram Tagore Gallery
Through June 15, 2013 - New York

American artist Susan Weil revisits familiar themes and subject matter with a brand-new series of three-dimensional mixed-media works that combine figurative illustration and photography with explorations of time, movement and space.

Aesthetic Ambitions: Edward Lycett and Brooklyn's Faience Manufacturing Company - Brooklyn Museum
Through June 16, 2013 - Brooklyn

This exhibition highlights the nearly fifty-year career of ceramicist Edward Lycett (American, 1833-1910), creative director of the Faience Manufacturing Company from 1884 to 1890. The range of works illustrates Lycett's talent and adaptability to stylistic changes in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as well as his vision for Faience, a company based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, that earned acclaim for producing ornamental wares that introduced a new standard of excellence in American ceramics. These bold and eclectic pieces synthesized Japanese, Chinese, and Islamic influences characteristic of the Aesthetic movement and were sold in the United States' foremost art ware emporiums, including Tiffany & Company. Among the ceramics on view are 39 Faience pieces, including a number of large-scale vases. Also on view are Lycett's formula books, family photographs, and other ephemera; rare examples of ceramic works by his three sons; and other Brooklyn-made ceramics from the Museum's collection.

AB-EX / RE-CON:Abstract Expressionism Reconsidered - Nassau County Museum of Art
Through June 16, 2013 - Roslyn Harbor

Artists of the Abstract Expressionist school rejected the mass cultural values which were being formulated in America at mid-century, searching for alternatives to the consumer and advertising culture prevalent in post-World War II America. AB-EX / RE-CON explores both the best known and less familiar practitioners of abstract and gestural painting who dominated the American art, criticism and commentary during the late 1940s and throughout the 1950s. Included in the exhibition are works by the stars of Abstract Expressionism, among them Richard Diebenkorn, Helen Frankenthaler, Hans Hofmann, Franz Kline, Robert Motherwell and Mark Rothko. AB-EX / RE-CON: Abstract Expressionism Reconsidered also offers viewers the excitement of discovering some of the lesser-known but highly-regarded artists of the movement including Fritz Bultman and Jon Schueler. The exhibition runs through June 16.

Beyond the Bed: The American Quilt Evolution - Katonah Museum of Art
Through June 16, 2013 - Katonah

Quilts have evolved dramatically in form, fashion, and function during their long and distinguished history. In this exhibition Jean Burks, senior curator at the Shelburne Museum, will explore the wide range of quilts intended as bed coverings, articles of clothing, furniture accessories, wall decoration, and finally, three-dimensional room sculpture. Illustrating a variety of techniques, designs, and cultural styles, the pieces selected will showcase the work of North American quilters working from the beginning of the 19th century to the present. February 24 through June 16, 2013. Major funding for this exhibition was generously provided by The Coby Foundation.

The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec: Drawings and Prints from the Clark - Frick Collection
Through June 16, 2013 - New York

The Frick Collection presents approximately sixty prints and drawings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, renowned for its rich holdings in nineteenth-century French art. The works were selected by Colin B. Bailey, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, Susan Grace Galassi, Senior Curator at the Frick, and Jay A. Clarke, Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Clark. The selection focuses on several artistic visionaries of the nineteenth century, including Courbet, Manet, Monet, Degas, Gauguin, and Toulouse-Lautrec.

C.Maxx Stevens: House of Memory - National Museum of the American Indian
Through June 16, 2013 - New York

C.Maxx Stevens (Seminole/Muscogee) is a visual storyteller whose deeply personal, eclectic constructions tell stories about places and people from her past. Working with "found objects" and ephemeral materials such as paper, wood and hair, her art has a dark, gritty quality that is both haunting and familiar. The selected sculpture, installation and prints in this solo exhibition address memory through cultural and personal symbols, and illustrate the complexities of the contemporary Native experience.

Spectacle: The Music Video - Museum of the Moving Image
Through June 16, 2013 - Astoria

This groundbreaking exhibition explores music video as an important and influential art form in contemporary culture and is the most comprehensive museum exhibition on music videos presented to date. Spectacle highlights the form's place at the forefront of creative technology, its role in pushing the boundaries of innovative production, its important role as an experimental sandbox for filmmakers, and its lasting effects on popular culture globally. The exhibition features more than 300 videos, presented alongside artifacts and interactive experiences, and will be installed in the Museum's 4,000 sq.-ft. changing exhibitions gallery, amphitheater gallery, and other spaces.

Torah Unwrapped - Jewish Children's Museum
Through June 16, 2013 - Brooklyn

Children explore the process of making a Torah during this interactive workshop. Uncover the history of 100-year-old scrolls. See and handle unfinished hides for parchment, mix ink, fashion goose-feather quills, and watch the scribe as he practices his "scribal scribble" on a piece of parchment.

Nadja Frank - Rock Shop - Denny Gallery
Through June 16, 2013 - New York

Frank's first solo exhibition in the U.S., featuring a series of new paintings alongside of a large-scale sculptural intervention in the gallery space. Each painting is made of a specific sample of earth, found and collected by the artist during her recent travels.

Asad Faulwell / Chris Johanson Exhibits - Nassau County Museum of Art
Through June 16, 2013 - Roslyn Harbor

Born in Indiana, now a resident of Los Angeles, Asad Faulwell�s intricate mixed-media art focuses on images of Algerian women, especially the freedom fighters who were involved in the 1954-1962 struggle to end French occupation. They are shown against highly-decorative floral and geometric patterns familiar in Middle Eastern art. California-born Chris Johanson gained attention in the 2001 Whitney Biennial and has since been widely exhibited in this country and abroad. Johanson employs an exuberant color palette for simple and imperfect geometric shapes. According to Artforum, his �rough-hewn cartoon style� taps the late New Age Northern California style. The exhibition runs through June 16.

The Sing for Hope Pianos - throughout the five boroughs at outdoor locations from street-sides to parks
Through June 16, 2013 - The five boroughs

Sing for Hope Pianos works with artists with visions as diverse as their backgrounds to paint pianos and then places them outdoors throughout NYC's five boroughs as part of a public art installation to be enjoyed and played by all. After June 16, the pianos will live on at schools and organizations throughout the city where they can continue to be played and enjoyed. Artists who designed and customized pianos in previous years include fashion designers Dianne Von Furstenberg and Issac Mizrahi, visual artists Julian Schnabel and Scott Taylor and more. The program was founded by Camille Zamora and Monica Yunus, internationally acclaimed sopranos who share a common belief in the power of arts volunteerism to transform underserved communities. Since its launch in 2010 the program has gained the praise and support of notable figures such as Mayor Michael Bloomberg and world-famous Alicia Keys. Sing for Hope Pianos will be amplified by Chobani and while the pairing may seem unusual at first glance, they come together in a well-suited partnership as they align in the important mission to provide access to all, whether that access is rooted in the arts or in good food.

Big Apple Circus-Legendarium - Cunningham Park
Through June 16, 2013 - Fresh Meadows

Travel back to when circus traditions were born and witness incredible acts that would have had the villagers chattering for days! The courageous mid-air flips and catches of a man on the trapeze. A captivating contortionist whose flexibility is as impressive as her steadfast poise. An agile, adept acrobat and her strapping suitors. A swaying wire act of sure-footed strength and stability. The dizzying delights of a daring inventor in his tumbling, twirling hoop. The stunning, soaring beauty of a pair on aerial straps and a woman held aloft by hanging silks. A jaw-dropping juggling tango team performing to passionate rhythms. Bicyclists whose spinning wheels turn smooth and speedy stunts. Majestic horses with graceful gaits and playful pups with teasing tricks. And what circus would be complete without bumbling clowns who bring the spirit of timeless comedy? It's all led by an affable Ringmaster and the great Big Apple Circus Band playing the iconic songs of yesteryear.

Fly Fishing Lessons - Orvis Company Store - Greenvale
Through June 16, 2013 - Greenvale

NOW through June, every Saturday and Sunday, Orvis Greenvale will offer free fly fishing lessons. If you're looking for a great way to get your family together outside, sign up. Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can enjoy together. All ages are welcome, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. All details can be found at www.orvis.com/flyfishing101. Classes are complimentary to the public but RSVP?s are necessary.

Huntington Arts Council Exhibit: Living Color Art - Art-Trium,
Through June 17, 2013 - Melville

This exhibit features the work of four artists. Each artist selected focuses on the unique and varied ways that color lives in our lives.

Tom Everhart Exhibit - AFA
Through June 18, 2013 - NEW YORK

Artist Tom Everhart, world-renowned for his paintings of Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts universe presents his latest exhibition entitled Rollin With the Homies. The show of all new paintings will be on exhibition and available for acquisition at AFA in New York City from May 18 through June 18, 2013. Everhart painted alongside Peanuts creator Charles Schulz, and is the only artist authorized by Schulz to work with his creations. In addition, he is one of the few living artists whose work has been exhibited at the Louvre in Paris. AFA is located at 54 Greene Street at Broome in SoHo and open 7 days. RSVPs requested at 212-226-7374. Visit www.afanyc.com for more information.

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