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Transforming Moments: A Conversation With Diane Von Furstenberg

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Before she was an international fashion icon and a member of the TIME 100, Diane von Furstenberg was a young girl growing up with parents who had just survived the Holocaust. Her father, originally from Moldova, escaped the Nazis in Switzerland. Her mother, originally from Greece, fought the Nazis as a member of the resistance […]

$10

Luminaries

Winter Garden

View the mesmerizing display of colorful lanterns in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place! Conceived by the LAB at Rockwell Group, Luminaries’ glowing canopy consists of 640 twinkling custom lanterns that change in color and intensity.

Free

Native Art Market

The National Museum of the American Indian annual Native Art Market at the museum in New York, NY, features works by more than 30 award-winning and innovative Indigenous artists from the Western Hemisphere. The weekend event offers visitors a unique opportunity to purchase traditional and contemporary handcrafted artworks—including beadwork, jewelry, paintings, photography, pottery, and sculpture. […]

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Meet the Author – Four Wheels and a Board: The Smithsonian History of Skateboarding

Skateboarding isn’t just a recreational activity, but a professional sport, lifestyle, art form, and cultural phenomenon. The striking book Four Wheels and a Board: The Smithsonian History of Skateboarding captures its spirited history, iconic skateboarders, diverse community, and the palpable passion of the people who love it. Betsy Gordon, one of the authors of Four […]

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Washington Farewell Open House

Commemorate Washington’s emotional farewell to his Officers that took place in the Long Room on December 4, 1783 with $1 admission to the Museum! Witness a reenactment of the Farewell in the room where it happened and explore the Museum’s newest exhibition, Cloaked Crusader: George Washington in Comics and Pop Culture.

$1

Sea Chanteys

Join a round-robin of shared maritime songs on the deck of tall ship Wavertree. Lead or request a song, belt out the choruses, or just listen in.

Free

Monty Alexander Trio

Trinity Church

Concert led by veteran pianist Monty Alexander, whose sophisticated and dense arrangements are infused with the spirit of calypso and reggae from his native Jamaica. Alexander is often hailed for his work as an accompanist with the likes of Ernest Ranglin, Ray Brown, and Tony Bennett.

Free

“Hitler’s Girl” Book Talk

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Lauren Young’s new book, Hitler’s Girl, is a groundbreaking history that reveals how authoritarianism nearly took hold in Great Britain in the 1930s. Young details the pervasiveness of Nazi sympathies among the British aristocracy, as significant factions of the upper class methodically pursued an actively pro-German agenda. They formed a murky so-called Fifth Column to […]

$10

Special Compline by Candlelight: Lessons and Carols

A cherished holiday tradition, the service of Lessons and Carols tells the Christmas story through readings and musical illuminations and will be conducted by Stephen Sands, Thomas McCargar, and Melissa Attebury. Downtown Voices; St. Paul’s Chapel Choir; Trinity Youth Chorus

Free

History Tour of The Battery

Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, SeaGlass Carousel, beautiful perennial gardens designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, and much more.

Free

Judith Thurman Presents A Left Handed Woman

Judith Thurman, a prolific staff writer at The New Yorker for more than two decades, has gathered a selection of her essays and profiles in A Left-Handed Woman. They consider our culture in all its guises: literature, history, politics, gender, fashion, and art, though their paramount subject is the human condition.

Adult Zumba

Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel etc. Proof of vaccination required.

Free