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Best museum exhibitions in NYC

"NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial"

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Museum of Arts & Design 2 Columbus Circle, at Broadway, 10019
  2. Sun Sep 21 - Sun Oct 12
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Dumbo Arts Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. Various locations
  2. Fri Sep 26 - Sun Sep 28
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The Haunted Pumpkin Garden

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. New York Botanical Garden Bronx River Pkwy, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Sun Sep 21 - Fri Oct 31
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"Exposed: A History of Lingerie"

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. The Museum at FIT Seventh Ave, at 27th St
  2. Tue Sep 23 - Sat Nov 15
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