Manhattan Events Calendar
World Renowned American Sculptor Exhibit in Madison Square Park: Martin Puryear now - January 8th, 17
Come see the exhibition of American sculptor Martin Puryear in Madison Square Park, and is only two blocks from the Park South Hotel! Big Bling is multi-tier, and stands at over 40 ft tall. It is Puryear's largest work and due to its size, is meant for your own interpretation and understanding. The exhibition will be in the park until January 8th, 2017. Learn more about it here.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Rooftop Commission Now - October 31, 16The Met Fifth Avenue makes the most of its spectacular rooftop—with views of Central Park and Midtown Manhattan—by selecting an artist to create a site-specific installation. This year the lucky recipient is Cornelia Parker, a British artist who is known for her large-scale, thought-provoking and sometimes dark works. Her artwork, titled Transitional Object (PsychoBarn), is a model of the house from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 exploration of maternal-attachment issues, Psycho. This is the fourth installment in the annual series; it will be open through October, weather permitting. Image credit: Vogue
US Open NYC August 29-September 11, 16
From August 29 - September 11, come fall in "love" with tennis as the US Open comes to New York City. Watch champions like Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic as they return to the big apple for two weeks of tennis at the USTA Jean King National Tennis Center. For more information click here.Image credit; hollywoodreporter.com.
Comic Con October 6 - 9, 16
An event such as Comic Con really needs no introduction however, if you do happen to be unfamiliar with it, Comic Con is a time to allow for your inner super hero to come out and let your super powers shine! Comic Con brings artists, comic book creators and fans from all over for one weekend to celebrate the characters and stories so widely admired. Click here for more information! Image credit; amny.com.
Charlie Parker Jazz Festival August 26 - 28, 16
Come celebrate the jazz artist Charlie Parker the last weekend in August at the Marcus Garvey Park. Performers include Jason Lidner and the Randy Weston African Rhythms Sextet. Celebrate the leader of bepop and influential jazz from August 26-28. Click here for more information. Image credit; nycgo.com
Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival September 24, 16
As brew pubs across America, New York City is joining in on the celebration with the Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival featuring more than 100 different beers from over 65 different breweries. There will be plenty of beer, food and live music to set a fun and laid back atmosphere for all to enjoy. Click here for more information. Image credit; ikerayestaran.com.
Feast of San Gennaro September 15 - 25, 16
Join in on the 11 day celebration of the Patron Saint of Naples, the Feast of San Gennaro. For 11 days guests can enjoy an array of different foods such as cannoli's and pizza, partake in food eating contests and relax to music and even cooking demonstrations all around Little Italy. Image credit; feastoffla.org.
Washington Square Outdoor Exhibit September 3-5 & 10-11, 16
Walk among the array of artists and craftsman that come to NYC once every spring and fall to show their unique and beautiful crafts and artwork at Washington Square Park. Find a birthday present for loved one, an early christmas gift, or treat yourself to something unique and beautiful. Click here for more information. Image credit; marketsofnewyork.com
Fall for Dance Festival September 26 - October 8, 16
For a celebration of dance, multiple companies have joined together to bring 12 days of top dancing performances and highlighted masterpieces. Purchase one ticket and be able to go to any show through out the 12 days. Check out here for more information. Image credit; nytimes.com.