New York Museum Exhibitions: Summer 2018

Updated for Summer 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).

New York City Museum Exhibitions: A Selection for Summer 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:
Charting the Divine Plan: The Art of Orra White Hitchcock (1796–1863) 
June 12–October 14, 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


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
Through September 23, 2018



• Giacometti
Through September 12, 2018

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



• 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


(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
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
Visitors to Versailles (1682-1789)
Through July 29, 2018
Huma Bhabha: We Come in Peace (Rooftop)
Through October 28, 2018
Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix
July 17–November 12, 2018
 * Consult the post 25 Things to Do Near the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met Breuer, Madison Avenue and 75th St:
Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300–Now)
Through July 22, 2018

(a selection below)
Being: New Photography 2018
Through August 19, 2018
Adrian Piper: A Synthesis of Intuitions, 1965–2016
Through July 22, 2018
Bodys Isek Kingelez
Through October 21, 2018

• Julia Phillips: Failure Detection
Through September 3, 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 
Through September 23, 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
• Selections from the Permanent Collection

Hiwa K: Blond as the Mother Tongue
Through August 19, 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
Through 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
Between the Waters
Through July 22, 2018
David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night 
Through September 20, 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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