Events & Festivals

Your guide to the best events and festivals in NYC


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"Mac Conner: A New York Life"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

The career of illustrator McCauley (“Mac”) Conner helped to define

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Wed Sep 10 - Mon Jan 19
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Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life

  • Critics choice

Barbara Nessim is a pioneer in graphic design. The Bronx-born artist and

  1. Bard Graduate Center Gallery 18 W 86th St, between Central Park West and Columbus Ave
  2. Wed Oct 1 - Mon Jan 12
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Elastic City Walk Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

For the first time ever, this annual walkfest includes four panel-style

  1. Various locations
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Tue Oct 7
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