NYC’s 10 Best Art Museum Exhibits to See in June & May (10 to 6)
10. Charles Addams’s New York. Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue, Harlem. An exhibition of the original artworks by the famous New Yorker cartoonist Charles Addams. See Addams’ creative view of New York City. The exhibit of Addams’s cartoons is great for New Yorkers and tourists alike. Showing through June 8, 2010. Suggested adult admission $10.
9. Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue, Upper East Side. An interesting exhibit that brings the past into modern, contemporary art through photographs, videos, film, performance, and site-specific installations. Tickets $18.
8. Videostudio: New Work From France. The Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 West 125th Street, Harlem. This exhibit shows video art of three North African artists – Yto Barrada, Bouchra Khalili, and Djamel Kokene – who were born and live in France. The work shows France as a concept, and displays the relationship between state and relationship. $7 suggested donation.
7. Masterpieces of European Painting from Dulwich Picture Gallery. The Frick Collection, 1 East 70th Street, Upper East Side. The Frick Collection is exhibiting 9 paintings from the famous London Dulwich Picture Gallery, which is famous for their major collection of 17th and 18th century paintings. This NYC art exhibition includes Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn’s Girl at a Window 1645 painting. $18 adult admission.
6. Grateful Dead: Now Playing at the New York Historical Society. New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, Upper West Side. See the first large-scale exhibit from the Grateful Dead Archive, open through July 4, 2010. Indulge in the music, art and history of America’s famous rock band, The Grateful Dead. Admission is $12. Also, see NYC’s Shows & Concerts.