New York Museum Exhibitions: Fall Season

Updated November 19, 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).

Fall Museum Exhibitions 2018

Save the dates for these blockbuster exhibitions!

Delacroix
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Fifth Avenue
NOW OPEN Through January 6, 2019

Steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with banner for Delacroix

The first comprehensive retrospective of French painter Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863) ever held in North America. After the record-breaking crowds at The Louvre in Paris, the exhibit moves to The Met in New York this September. See related post, Delacroix's Cats.

Charles White: A Retrospective
The Museum of Modern Art
Through January 13, 2019

Charles White (American, 1918–1979). General Moses (Harriet Tubman). 1965. Ink on paper, 47 × 68" (119.4 × 172.7 cm). Private collection. © The Charles White Archives. Photo courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries

The first major exhibition dedicated to Charles White (1918–1979) in over three decades.

Andy Warhol - From A to B and Back Again
Whitney Museum of American Art
November 12, 2018- March 31, 2019
First Warhol retrospective in the U.S. since 1989

Andy Warhol (1928–1987), Green Coca Cola Bottles, (1962). Acrylic, screenprint, and graphite pencil on canvas, 82 3/4 × 57 1/8 in. (210.2 × 145.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art 68.25 © 2018 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


New York City Museum Exhibitions: A Selection of Continuing and Upcoming Exhibitions 2018-2019

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

American Folk Art Museum, 2 Lincoln Square, Columbus Ave. at 66th Street:
John Dunkley: Neither Day nor Night
Through February 24, 2019
Paa Joe: Gates of No Return
Through February 24, 2019

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):

• The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India
Through January 20, 2019


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

• The Bronx Museum Community Mural at Bronx Terminal Market
Ongoing

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu
Through November 25, 2018
• Rob Wynne: FLOAT
Through January 6, 2019





Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 E. 91st St.:
Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color
Through January 13, 2019 
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:
The Charterhouse of Bruges: Jan van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos
Through January 13, 2019



Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future
Through April 23, 2019

Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time
Through January 6, 2019



Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922
Through January 6, 2019
• MAD Collects
Through March 31, 2019

(a partial selection of many exhibitions at the Met)
The Poetry of Nature: Edo Paintings from the Fishbein-Bender Collection
Through January 21, 2019
Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix
Through November 12, 2018
• Delacroix
Through January 6, 2019
See related post, Delacroix's Cats.
 * Consult the post 25 Things to Do Near the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met Breuer, Madison Avenue and 75th St:
Everything is Connected: Art and Conspiracy
Through January 6, 2019
Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture 1963-2017
Through December 2, 2018

(a selection below)
Judson Dance Theater:The Work is Never Done
Through February 3, 2019
Constantin Brancusi Sculpture
Through February 18, 2019

Related: Read about the renovations and expansion of MoMA at the post Starstruck at MoMA.

Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts
Through February 25, 2019

Rivers and Torrents: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection
Through December 9, 2018
Rebel Women: Defying Victorianism
Through January 6, 2019

Museum of the Moving Image, 35 Avenue at 37th Street, Astoria:
• The Jim Henson Exhibition
Ongoing
• Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele: 1918 Centenary
Through January 21, 2019

• Sarah Lucas: Au Naturel
Through January 20, 2019

Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow
Through March 3, 2019

New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx:
• Holiday Train Show
Through January 21, 2019
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building), 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue:
special displays

Akari: Sculpture by Other Means
Through January 27, 2019

• Queens International 2018: Volumes
Through February 24, 2019


The Future: A Year-long Exploration
Through December 31, 2018
Mary Corse: A Survey in Light
Through November 25, 2018
• Andy Warhol - From A to B and Back Again
Through March 31, 2019

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

Related: New York City Fall Calendar 2018.

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

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