New York Museum Exhibitions: Spring 2018

Below please find a selection of continuing exhibitions at major New York City museums as well as the dates of upcoming openings. The list is not comprehensive so please check with individual venues (links included).

At The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fifth Avenue. Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926). The Parc Monceau (detail), 1878. Oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ittleson Jr. Purchase Fund, 1959 (59.142)

New York City Museum Exhibitions: A Selection for Spring 2018

This list will be updated to reflect changes in the exhibition calendar.

American Folk Art Museum, 2 Lincoln Square, Columbus Ave. at 66th Street:
Vestiges & Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic
Through May 27, 2018
Holding Space: The Museum Collects
Through July 5, 2018

American Museum of Natural History (Central Park West and 79th St.):
• The Titanosaur
Through January 1, 2020
• Our Senses: An Immersive Exhibit
Through January 9, 2019
Unseen Oceans
Now open

Asia Society Museum (725 Park Avenue at 70th Street):

• Masterpieces from the Asia Society Museum
Through July 2018

Unknown Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Buddhist Painting
Through May 20, 2018

The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street:

• The Bronx Museum Community Mural at Bronx Terminal Market
Ongoing

David Bowie is
Through July 15, 2018
Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985
Through July 22, 2018

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 E. 91st St.:
Access & Ability

Through September 3, 2018
• Bob Greenberg Selects
Through September 9, 2018 
Read more about the Cooper-Hewitt in the post, A Walk by Design: The Cooper-Hewitt and A stroll in Central Park.

Frick Collection, 1 East 70th Street:
Fired by Passion: Masterpieces of Du Paquier Porcelain from the Sullivan Collection
Through August 12, 2018
Canova's George Washington
May 23 - September 23, 2018

• Giacometti
Opens June 8, 2018

• Risking Life and Lens: A Photographic Memoir by Helen M. Stummer
Through June 29, 2018


At The Jewish Museum. Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Installation view of the exhibition Summer's Song..., Centre d'art contemporain La Synagogue de Delme, France, July 8 - October 28, 2007. Image courtesy of the artist and Cabinet, London.

• Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Your Place or Mine…
Through August 5, 2018
Chaim Soutine: Flesh
Through September 16, 2018
Derrick Adams: Sanctuary
Through August 12, 2018
• Samantha Bittman: Interlace
Through September 9, 2018

Valentino cape. Saint-Guilhem Cloister.
Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
At The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters
Through October 8, 2018.

(a partial selection of many exhibitions at the Met)
• Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
Through October 8, 2018. Read related story on this website
Thomas Cole's Journeys: Atlantic Crossing
Through May 13, 2018  Read review on this website.
• Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas
Through May 28, 2018
The Poetry of Nature: Edo Paintings from the Fishbein-Bender Collection
Through January 21, 2019
Public Parks, Private Gardens: Paris to Provence
Through July 29, 2018
William Eggleston: Los Alamos
Through May 28, 2018
Visitors to Versailles (1682-1789)
Through July 29, 2018
Huma Bhabha: We Come in Peace (Rooftop)
Through October 28, 2018
 * Consult the post 25 Things to Do Near the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met Breuer, Madison Avenue and 75th St:
• Leon Golub: Raw Nerve
Through May 27, 2018
Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300–Now)
Through July 22, 2018

At MoMA. Aïda Muluneh. All in One. 2016. Pigmented inkjet print, 31 1/2 × 31 1/2″ (80 × 80 cm). Courtesy the artist and David Krut Projects. © 2018 Aïda Muluneh


(a selection below)
Stephen Shore
Through May 28, 2018
Being: New Photography 2018
Through August 19, 2018
Adrian Piper: A Synthesis of Intuitions, 1965–2016
Through July 22, 2018
Bodys Isek Kingelez
May 26–October 21, 2018
• Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil
Through June 3, 2018

• Maria Lassnig: New York Films 1970–1980
Through June 18, 2018
• Julia Phillips: Failure Detection
Through September 3, 2018

At the Morgan Library & Museum. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900–1944). Drawing of the little prince on the edge of a cliff. New York, 1942 or 1943. Pen and brown ink on onionskin paper. The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, purchased for The Dannie and Hettie Heineman Collection as the gift of the Heineman Foundation, 2014. © Estate of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Photography by Graham S. Haber, 2017.

Tennessee Williams: No Refuge but Writing
Through May 13, 2018
Peter Hujar: Speed of Life
Through May 20, 2018
Joseph Cornell: The Saint-Exupéry Dossier
Through June 24, 2018
Rivers and Torrents: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection
Through December 9, 2018
Thomas Gainsborough: Experiments in Drawing
Through August 19, 2018
Wayne Thiebaud, Draftsman 
May 18 - September 23, 2018
King in New York
Through June 24, 2018
Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York
Through September 23, 2018
Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics
Through August 5, 2018

Museum of the Moving Image, 35 Avenue at 37th Street, Astoria:
• The Jim Henson Exhibition
Ongoing
• Before the Fall: German and Austrian Art of the 1930s
Through May 28, 2018

2018 Triennial: Songs for Sabotage
Through May 27, 2018

Rebel Spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.
Through May 20, 2018
New York Through the Lens of George Kalinsky
Through September 30, 2018
Feathers: Fashion and the Fight for Wildlife
Through July 15, 2018

New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx:
• Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai’i
May 19 -October 28, 2018
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building), 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue:
You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s
Through September 1, 2018

Akari: Sculpture by Other Means
Through January 27, 2019

• Mel Chin: All Over the Place
Through August 12, 2018


The Future: A Year-long Exploration
Through December 31, 2018

Note: The museum is temporarily closed until new museum is constructed, expected 2021.

At Whitney Museum of American Art. Grant Wood (1891–1942), American Gothic, 1930. Oil on composition board, 30 3⁄4 x 25 3⁄4 in. (78 x 65.3 cm). Art Institute of Chicago; Friends of American Art Collection 1930.934. © Figge Art Museum, successors to the Estate of Nan Wood Graham/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Photograph courtesy Art Institute of Chicago/Art Resource, NY

Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables
Through June 10, 2018

• Visiting New York on a Monday and want to know which of these museums are open? See the list here

• Clicking on museum names above will link to their respective home pages.

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