The Best Art and Culture Events in New York Right Now

At Just Opened, we want you to know about the newest things happening in the city. Beyond the world of food and drink, we’re covering culture, art and events – just to be sure you’re having a good time. These are the best art exhibitions happening in New York right now – carefully selected for you.

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Painted in Mexico at the Met (April 24-July 22, 2018):

Devoted to painting in Mexico, you will see many newly restored works of art from the eighteenth century, highlighting stylistic developments, pictorial genres and subjects. Find out more…

The New Genres: Video in the Internet Age at Museum of the Moving Image (April 27-September 2, 2018):

With the rise of content creators outside commercial mainstream media, this exhibition focuses on videos of the new genre, including the vlog, Let’s Play (a narrated video game playthrough), and ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response). Find out more…

At Home and
 Abroad: Art after Jackson Pollock at MoMa (April 25 & May 2, 2018):

After World War II, Paris welcomed international exhibitions to restore the art community, while artists in New York challenged national lines and established a new arena for American Art. This class focuses on how these conditions affected the experience of American artists at home and abroad, highlighting work from artists such as Agnes Martin, Cy Twombly, David Hammons and Martin Puryear. Find out more…

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Gallery Sessions:
 American Panorama at MoMa (April 28, 2018):

The exhibition presents groundbreaking work from photographer Stephen Shore, giving you a perspective on everyday life in the US over the last 50 years. Find out more…

Continuity, and Change
 at MoMa (April 26; May 3; May 10; May 17, 2018):

Showcasing works in MoMA’s collection from the 1890s to the 1950s, the class touches on a wide variety of movements and eras, with art by Duchamp, Willem de Kooning, Warhol, Ken Price and Agnes Martin. Find out more…

And, a sneak peek into an exciting upcoming exhibition…

Fashion and the Catholic Imagination at The Met

Heavenly bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination at The Met (May 10-October 8, 2018): 

Focusing on fashion, medieval art, and traditions of Catholicism, the exhibition showcases papal robes and accessories from the Sistine Chapel sacristy – many of which have never been outside The Vatican. Find out more…

Featured image: MoMa