This weekend is going to be pretty cold out, but the Big Apple is still hot with lots of things to see and do! From art shows to food festivals to exploring some of the city’s top museums and cultural institutions, there’s a little bit of something for everyone this weekend. Here’s just a quick look at some of the things going on in NYC for this winter weekend!
Winter Antiques Show
Fans of both history and art alike will love the Winter Antiques Show currently underway at the Park Avenue Armory at 643 Park Avenue in Manhattan. More than 70 booths are available to explore a wealth of art and antique furniture and housewares from as far back as the 18th century. Don’t miss this event!
Known/Unknown: Private Obsession and Hidden Desire in Outside Art
Discover more than 100 artworks by artistic outsiders and self-taught artists. A must for those interested in art, especially by unknown artists, this event takes place at 233 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jermi Collection
The holidays may be over, but there’s still time to see more than 300 antique trains and toys over at the New-York Historical Society on the Upper West Side! This immersive event feature theatrical lighting, overhead toy trains and large multimedia screens to create a truly memorable experience. Additional information about this event can be found at www.nyhistory.org.
Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival
The annual Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival is one of New York City’s most popular and fun food festivals. Enjoy all-you-can-eat brisket, pork, ribs and even more at The Tunnel at 269 Eleventh Avenue in Chelsea. More information can be found over at www.tunnelevents.com.
Explore New York City’s Lesser-Known Museums and Cultural Institutions
Everyone knows about NYC’s world-famous museums and cultural institutions like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Modern Art. But why not take the opportunity to explore some of the city’s lesser-known and hidden gem museums? The Frick Collection boasts an impressive collection of fine art while the Tenement Museum offers a fascinating look at the immigrant experience from the mid-19th to early-20th centuries. Other top destinations include the Intrepid Air, Sea and Space Museum, the Noguchi Museum, the Museum of Mathematics and the New York Transit Museum.