The Morgan Library & Museum is presenting a special exhibit exploring the life of Winston Churchill from June 8 through September 23. Of particular focus will be Churchill's lifelong relationship with the United States, homeland of his Brooklyn-born mother, from first visit in 1895 to award of Honorary Citizenship in 1963; and the ways in which he used the written and spoken word to develop, complement and advance his political career.
The Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its inaugural one-day summer fair, Chelsea Bazaar on Saturday, July 14th. The upscale, dual-floor bazaar will feature vendors on the ground level and host a VIP lounge with live entertainment and beer- and wine-tasting at the lower level.
Veronica Brett will be having their first pop-up shop at Margaret Thatcher Projects on June 16th from 1 to 4 p.m. The new collection of luxury swimwear is fashioned especially for breast cancer survivors and women who have had risk-reducing mastectomies. Proceeds will benefit Young Survival Coalition.
Erica Klein recently graduated high school and attends her mother’s Big Excellent 20th Reunion to deliver her last message to her dearest friends. But first Erica must let all of them come fabulously out of the perverbial closet. There are anthems for everyone and it is a deeply intimate humorous poignant story for those who have ever lovedd family and friends who are queer, from interracial and/or adopted families, or who have been touched by cancer and HIV. Through June 23rd, the night before NYC Pride Sunday.
Every Wednesday and Thursday this summer, the Children's Museum of the Arts (CMA) is offering a free participative arts programs in Hudson River Park. Children and young adults (aged 1-15) will have an opportunity to explore various programming including fine arts, media and kid-friendly workshops. It's summer fun for the kiddies!
On June 12th, the Museum of Sex will have the special opportunity to host five female adult film stars from the “Golden Age of Porn.” Veronica Hart, Gloria Leonard, Candida Royalle, Veronica Vera and Annie Sprinkle were the original “Sex and the City” girls. Turning to one another for the support they needed to navigate their way through life in blue movies, these dynamic women created “Club 90” in 1983, forming a bond that would continue for thirty years.
The AFA (formerly Animazing Gallery) will showcase an exhibition in honor and memory of Maurice Sendak. Sendak was the creator of such beloved characters as Where the Wild Things Are. The collection features almost 50 original works, published pieces, conceptual art, and a bronze sculpture.
Artist and iconic fashion designer Helmut Lang is presenting a solo show of more than 20 new sculptures features monochrome black and white pillars made of rubber, chalk, steel, plaster, sheepskin and other found materials. To create each piece, Lang covered the salvaged objects in tar or paint before stacking them piece-by-piece. Through June 15th.
Join Center Families, at the Church of St. Luke in the Fields on Saturday, June 23rd,, in the celebration of family pride at their annual Pride Picnic! Come out for a fun-filled afternoon with a DJ, face painting, tons of outdoor activities, and an opportunity to meet and mingle with other LGBTQ families. Food and beverages will be provided.
Downing Street Playground will hold their annual Spring Fair on Saturday, June 9th and Sunday, June 10th from 11:00am till 3:00pm. The $15 admission cost per kid includes music, face painting, games, petting zoo, bounce house, and many more fun activities for preschoolers.