Free and Pay-What-You-Wish Museums in New York City
Thanks to chrisgriswold for including us in this Free and Pay-What-You-Wish Museums roundup! Remember we are PWYW Thursdays (today!) from 5-8, and free every Saturday.
Have the day off? Get out of your apartment and go to a museum! New York’s filled with museums that offer free and pay-what-you-wish admissions.
Here they are, broken down by day:
Check out these two superb drawing exhibitions now on view in New York City!
Through April 27, 2014
Image: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900–1944), drawings for The Little Prince, The Morgan Library & Museum,…
Great spotlight on Kehinde Wiley, whose series The World Stage: Israel was at the JM in 2012 -
SPOTLIGHT: KEHINDE WILEY
American Artist, Kehinde Wiley's work is a colorful blend of traditional and contemporary roots seen in his trademark over sized portraits where young men of color, posed in their street clothes are fixed into grandiose backgrounds that suit them as if they were royalty. Initially his portraits were based on the photographs of young men in Harlem, now he has firmly situated himself as the painter known to travel to urban places in Israel, Africa, Brazil and India to find his next subject…
This Is How We Do It - Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Medieval Aquamanile with Susan Braunstein, Henry J. Leir Curator, today at 2pm. (Couldn’t resist reblogging this to go along - tx museumgifs!)
Aquamanile (Hand-Washing Vessel)
Germany, late twelfth century with later inscription
Engraved copper alloy
Captions: New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF) Director Aviva Weintraub and Paweł Pawlikowski, director of Ida, introducing the film closing night. | This year, the NYJFF paid homage to graphic designer & filmmaker Saul Bass through a selection of movie posters, title designs, and screenings. Photo by Film Society of Lincoln Center | First Lesson In Love Director Tomer Werechson with NYJFF Coordinator Jaron Gandelman at one of this year’s screenings | What it’s all about. Thank you to FSLC for being our home away from home during the NYJFF! | Full house at Amy Winehouse: The Day She Came to Dingle | Before the Revolution Director Dan Shadur, Aviva Weintraub, Producer Barak Heymann | Eva Marie Saint in Exodus | Ida Director Pawel Pawlikowski, FSLC Director of Cinematheque Programming Dennis Lim | Lonely Planet Director Edan Zeira, Artist and Filmmaker Elisabeth Subrin, Filmmaker Michel Lipkes, and Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs at TJM | It may have been a snowy season, but it was another amazing year! Thanks to everyone who made it out for the 23rd annual NYJFF. Pic via FSLC