The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s & Cocktails at Cooper Hewitt Series
The first major museum exhibition to focus on American taste during the creative explosion of the 1920s, The Jazz Age is a multi-media experience of more than 400 examples of interior design, industrial design, decorative art, jewelry, fashion, and architecture, as well as related music and film. Also, the popular Cocktail at Cooper Hewitt summer series returns to the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden at Cooper Hewitt, Thursday evenings through August 24. Come for the performances. Enjoy cocktails and light fare for purchase. All ages welcome. Held rain or shine. Reserve tickets at www.cooperhewitt.org/cocktails.
2 E 91st St. (btw Madison & Fifth aves.)
See the Sistine Chapel UP CLOSE beginning June 23 in NYC
Up Close: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel recreates the awe and wonder of one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements, while allowing its visitors to experience this art from a new perspective. Up Close: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel is an immersive limited-time exhibit of museum-quality, near-life-size reproductions of the iconic master frescoes that adorn the Sistine Chapel in Rome. The exhibit debuts in The Oculus at Westfield World Trade Center from June 23-July 23. Tickets for the exhibit start at $15 and are on sale now. Purchase tickets here.
185 Greenwich St. (btw Vesey & Cortlandt sts.)
Discover New York City with TopView Sightseeing Tours'
Discover New York City with a fun, affordable hop-on hop-off tour of Downtown, Uptown and Brooklyn (or the 72-hour all-City tour) on one of TopView Sightseeing Tours' comfortable, modern double-decker buses. The entire bus fleet is designed with top and bottom deck seating so every passenger has a 360-degree view of the sights. Each TopView Tours bus is also equipped with high-quality audio narration. TopView Tours also offers bike rentals and harbor cruises. Combination tours and attraction passes provide discounts.
2 E. 42nd St. (at Fifth ave.)
MoMA Design Store Collaborates with Homepolish!
MoMA Design Store is excited to share its collaboration with Homepolish, the upstart interior design service that will change the way you live your life and love your home! Show off your artistic side with products such as extravagantly colorful lighting, fun and functional decor, furniture literally designed by artists, and prints that can transform any space.
11 West 53 St., Second Floor (at Fifth & Sixth aves.)
Explore the History of Drone Technology at The Intrepid
Explore the history of drone technology, from the earliest unmanned flying machines to advanced systems of the 21st century, in a new exhibition, “Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?” A variety of drones, historical artifacts, model airplanes and rare videos will be on display. The exhibition also features an immersion theater where visitors will experience dramatic images captured by the unique cinematographic perspective of the drone. The exhibition runs through December 3, 2017, and is included with admission to the museum.
Pier 86 (at Twelve ave. & W. 46th st.)
Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris (1892-1897) at the Guggenheim Museum
On view through October 4, Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris (1892-1897) will transform one of the Guggenheim Museum’s tower galleries into a salon–style space allowing visitors to time travel back to Paris in the 1890s. Discover the exhibition’s fresh look at new scholarship of late nineteenth-century Symbolist art and plan your visit today at guggenheim.org.
1071 Fifth Ave. (at 89th st.)