ongoing events

thru 4/20 (closed sundays + mondays): more than 80 fashionable looks from 33 previous exhibitions will be on display for the museum at fit’s exhibitionism: 50 years of the museum at fit. free admission. >>

thru 4/20: in support of the poster exhibition in the theater galleries, moma’s what price hollywood screening series takes a look at gender norms during the golden age of the studio system, and the rise of alternative models of sexual identity. the 13 scheduled films include star turns by barbara stanwyck, louise brooks, bette davis, divine, and others. museum of modern art (midtown west), $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 students, free 4-8pm fridays. >>

thru 4/21: score $50 spa treatments during the annual spring spa week. registration required. >>

thru 4/21: prismatica, a traveling art installation of 25 seven-foot tall illuminated kaleidoscopes, comes to to three public plazas at 75 wall street, 77 water st and 32 old slip. free. >>

thru 4/21: jump around a bouncy house as part of artist cj hendry’s rorschach test-inspired art exhibit. 202 plymouth street (dumbo), $10 admission includes a pair of rorschach socks. >>

thru 4/21: playwright april ranger presents bathsheba’s psalms, or a woman of unusual beauty taking a bath, a sexy and satirical staged adaptation of the old testament love story of david and bathsheba that capsizes tropes on gender and power. the tank (midtown west), $15 with promo code ‘skint’ (reg. $20). >>

thru 4/27: get to know the other japanese new wave with japan society’s series of 11 impactful films made between 1958 and 1961, including some never-before-seen in the us. japan society (midtown east), $14 general, $11 students/seniors. >>

thru 4/28: two new installations open at the international center of photography: your mirror: portraits from the icp collection and for freedoms: where do we go from here. icp (nolita), $14 general, $12 seniors, $10 students, pay-what-you-wish thursdays 6-9pm. >>

thru 4/28: the film society of lincoln center hosts the sixth annual art of the real festival, a survey of nonfiction and hybrid films by internationally acclaimed filmmakers, plus a retrospective of experimental filmmaker toshio matsumoto’s nonfiction work and a tribute to the late filmmaker jocelyne saab. film society of lincoln center (uws), $15 general, $12 students/seniors. >>

thru 5/4: girl scout cookies! get your thin mints, samoas, and more at pop-up store in east harlem (weds-sun) and at a cookie truck hitting all five boroughs. >>

thru 5/7 (tuesdays): artists, scientists, writers, and others involved in the arts give free lectures as part of the cooper union’s intra-disciplinary seminar public lecture series. the cooper union’s frederick p. rose auditorium (east village), free. >>

thru 5/11 (tues-sat 11am-6pm): the kitchen presents an expansive new project from performer and artist anohni, beginning with love, an exhibition of new works in painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and video revolving in part around late antony and the johnsons member dr. julia wasuda. the kitchen (chelsea), free. >>

thru 5/12: frida kahlo: appearances can be deceiving, the largest u.s. exhibition in 10 years devoted to the art and life of frida kahlo, explores kahlo’s creative vision and self-crafted identity through a presentation of paintings and drawings, clothing and other personal items, film and documentation, photographs, and more. brooklyn museum (prospect heights), $20-25 general, $12-16 students/seniors includes general museum admission. >>

thru 5/12: immerse yourself in the world of tolkien: maker of middle-earth, an exhibition featuring one of the largest collections ever assembled of j.r.r. tolkien’s original drawings, manuscripts, and maps related to the hobbit, the lord of the rings, and the silmarillion. the morgan library + museum (midtown east), $20 general, $13 students/seniors, free fridays 7-9pm. >>

thru 5/15: the brant foundation opens its east village space with an extensive basquiat exhibit. free admission (rsvps are currently full, but a waitlist is available). >>

thru 5/26: the new museum presents the first museum survey in new york of the work of nari ward. nari ward: we the people will feature 30 sculptures, paintings, videos, and large-scale installations from throughout ward’s 25-year career. new museum (les), $18 general, $15 seniors, $12 students, pay-what-you-wish thursdays 7-9pm. >>

thru 5/31: jean-michel basquiat | xerox: nahmad contemporary gallery (ues) hosts an exhibition of basquiat works created using xerox photocopies as his principal medium. free. >>

thru 6/8: the society of illustrators hosts ‘masters of the fantastic,’ an exhibition of more than 100 paintings, drawings and sculptures of dragons, specters, demons, space, and more by 35 artists. $15 general, $10 students/seniors, free tuesdays 5-8pm. >>

thru 6/15: pulled in brooklyn, international print center new york’s new spring exhibition, is the first in-depth exploration of the network of artists, printers, and workshops that has developed and flourished in brooklyn since the early 1990s. international print center new york’s new exhibition (chelsea), free. >>

thru 7/7: all power to all people, a 25-foot tall steel afro comb sculpture by artist hank willis thomas that celebrates cultural identities in the african diaspora, will be installed in the public plaza of the africa center (east harlem), with opening weekend events being held at the center. free. >>

thru 7/10, 7/24-1/5/2020: implicit tensions: mapplethorpe now: the guggenheim celebrates the legacy of artist robert mapplethorpe’s work with a yearlong exhibition conceived in two sequential parts and presented in the museum’s mapplethorpe gallery. solomon r. guggenheim museum (ues), $25 general, $18 students/seniors, pay-what-you-wish saturdays 5-8pm. >>

thru 7/14: love + resistance: stonewall 50: the new york public library commemorates the 50th anniversary of the stonewall riots with a series of programs, book recommendations, and an exhibition. nypl stephen a. schwarzman building (midtown west), free. >>

thru august (thursday-sunday 12-5pm): go ’round and ’round on the prospect park carousel for just $2.50. >>

thru 8/18: the museum of arts and design presents too fast to live, too young to die: punk graphics, 1976–1986, an exhibition that explores the punk and post-punk movements through the lens of graphic design with more than 400 of punk’s most memorable graphics, including flyers, posters, album covers, promotions, zines, and other ephemera. museum of arts and design (columbus circle), $16 general, $14 seniors, $12 students, pay-what-you-wish thursdays 6-9pm. >>

thru 9/8 (closed wednesdays): the jewish museum presents leonard cohen: a crack in everything, a contemporary art exhibition devoted to the legacy of the influential singer/songwriter. $18 general, $12 seniors, $8 students, pa-what-you-wish thursdays 5-8pm, free saturdays. >>

thru 9/29: public art fund unveils a recreated installation of siah armajani’s bridge over tree (1970), which consists of a 91-foot-long walkway with a shingled roof covering a small evergreen tree. brooklyn bridge park, empire fulton ferry lawn. free. >>

thru 10/1: play it loud: instruments of rock + roll: the met fifth avenue and the rock + roll hall of fame present an exhibition of 130 rarely seen guitars, drum kits, keys, and horns alongside posters and costumes from more than 80 musicians including chuck berry, kim gordon, jimi hendrix, lady gaga, joni mitchell, jimmy page, prince, patti smith, bruce springsteen, eddie van halen, st. vincent, and others. the metropolitan museum of art (ues), free with regular museum admission (suggested admission for residents: $25 general, $17 seniors, $12 students). >>

thru 10/20 (select saturdays + sundays 12-4pm): the east village’s new york marble cemetery, with ‘residents’ dating back to the 1800s, opens up to visitors thru october. free. >>

thru october (fridays 11:30am-7pm): the outdoor smorgasburg food market opens a wtc outpost at oculus plaza with 25 vendors every friday. free admission, pay-as-you-go. >>

thru october (saturdays 11am-6pm): the outdoor hester street fair opens for the season, bringing food, fashion, and craft vendors to seward park (les). free admission. >>

our next event!

Avengers assemble… your prom attire! Captain Marvel has arrived and Avengers: Endgame is upon us, so we’re celebrating with a BAM! POW! BANG! at the skint’s Superhero Prom!

On Friday, April 26, avenge the fallen with a Hulk-sized blowout featuring DJ Empanadamn spinning power anthems so good that you couldn’t even blame Thanos for snapping along.

Come dressed as your favorite super hero or villain (or invent your own) and strike a power pose on our red carpet, photo booth, and runway show. Alter-egos/secret identities welcome! Prizes will be awarded for best outfit, best duo, best hero/villain combo, and best origin story.

And so we can all be heroes, a portion of ticket sales will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City.

So suit up, get ready to sip on our Stark-engineered drink specials, and we’ll see you on the 26th! Get your tickets now.

the skint presents:
Superhero Prom

Friday, April 26 at 10:30pm
635 Sackett Street, Brooklyn NY 11217
$7 in advance, $10 at the door
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ticket deals

get tickets to see ellen burstyn, stephin merritt, josh charles, ann curry, savion glover, and others celebrate national poetry month at the annual poetry + the creative mind at lincoln center’s alice tully hall 4/24 for $22.50-36 (plus ticket fees, reg. $45-75). >>

get tickets to the other art fair at brooklyn expo center 5/3-5 for free-$10.50 (plus ticket fees (reg. $15). >>

get tickets to the nyc vegetarian food festival at metropolitan pavilion 5/18-19 for $15 (plus ticket fees, reg. $30). >>

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