The museum announced on Tuesday that it had canceled Art in the Streets show due to lack of funds. The show is the first U.S. museum show to chronicle the history of graffiti and street art.
The saxophone player for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, Clarence Clemons, died from complications of a stroke on Saturday. He was 69. Check out videos and images featuring the Big Man here.
On Friday, a new film center opens at Lincoln Center. The first movie to be screened at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, which sits at 144 W. 65th St. in the Lincoln Center Plaza, will be Andrew Rossi's "Page One: Inside The New York Times."
After 183 preview performances, the $70 million production "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" opened officially on Tuesday night. The show is part circus, part pop concert and part video game.
The Museum Mile Festival takes place in New York City on Tuesday night. Here's a list of the participating museums offering free admission from 6 to 9 P.M.
The 65th annual Tony Awards were presented at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday night. See a list of the winners and a slideshow from the red carpet here.
"The Book of Mormon," a new musical from the creators of South Park and "Avenue Q," got nine Tonys on Sunday night. The play "War Horse" was next in line with five Tonys and one award for the Handspring Puppet Company, which created the puppets for the play. "The Normal Heart" and "Anything Goes" both got three Tony awards.
Stephen Colbert, Patti LuPone and Alec Baldwin are some of the big stars who will be performing at this year's Tony Awards on Sunday night. But new productions and lesser-known actors and actresses will probably be spending more time on the Beacon Theatre stage this year.
On the docket for treatment were the 1893 bronze "Neptune Fountain" at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, a 1915 sculpture of the Civil War captain Major Clarence Barrett across from Staten Island Borough Hall, and Allen Newman's iconic "The Hiker" in Tompkinsville Park.
Starting Friday, 11 monumental steel works by the New York Abstract Expressionist sculptor Mark di Suvero will be up on the former military base grounds — some of which have never been seen before by the public. The exhibit is the largest outdoor show of di Suvero's work to be in shown in New York City since 1975.
After 45 years on the Upper East Side, The Whitney Museum of American Art is getting ready to move from its home at Madison and 75th Street to an edgy new building designed by Renzo Piano in the Meatpacking District. After The Whitney moves out of its landmark Breuer building in 2015, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will move its modern and contemporary art in.
Five hundred gamers are getting ready to spend the night in the stacks of the main branch of the New York Public Library on Friday. The contestants, who are between the ages of 18 and 35, were selected from a group of over 5,000 applicants to play the library's "Find the Future" game/scavenger hunt.
On Tuesday, the board voted to adopt new deaccessioning rules that expired last fall.
HIV through hip-hop, a new choreography residency program, Indian Kathak dance, and the work of a female choreographer. These are some of the themes that make up the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2011-12 season, announced on Thursday.
Haiku by four Staten Island residents have won this year's Freshkills Park Haiku Contest. Contestants were asked to create haiku, which are poems of three lines with five, seven and five syllables, about the landfill-turned park. Click here to see the winning verse.
The board's chairman called for the meeting, saying that politics should not play a part in awarding honorary degrees and that he was concerned about the last-minute nature of the board's decision.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at the opening of Ai Weiwei's "Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads" on Wednesday morning. Under a steady rain, 12 figures from the city's arts community read the words of the detained Chinese artist to protesters, fans and the media.
There's no shortage of recognizable plays on Broadway--from "The Adams Family" to "Mary Poppins" to "The Lion King." But this year, newness was one of the themes of the Tony Award nominations.
Most of the partygoers at the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute's gala on Monday night were all about Alexander McQueen. But several of them had other things on their minds, including would-be presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Tony winners Matthew Broderick and Anika Noni Rose announced the nominations for this year's Tony Awards at 8:30 A.M. on Tuesday. Who do you want to win in this year's Tony Awards?