Saturday, April 18th: Record Store Day, New Museum Opening Party, Industry City Open Studios, + More

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Today’s Events
Saturday, April 18th: Record Store Day 2015 with Performances from Kim Gordon (Sonic Youth), The Dresden Dolls & More
Saturday, April 18th: Industry City Open Studios 2015
Saturday, April 18th: Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum Opening Gala
Through Saturday, April 18th: Orchids, Cocktails & Live Music at New York Botanical Garden
Saturday, April 18th: Cafe Habana Reopening & Earth Day Fest 2015
Saturday, April 18th: Go Foraging in a Graveyard
Saturday, April 18th: Japanese Culture & Art Festival
Saturday, April 18th: Make Your Own Pinhole Camera
Saturday, April 18th: Where the Wild Books Are—How Picture Books Promote Creativity
Saturday, April 18th: Hoopdance for Beginners & More Advanced Practitioners
Saturday, April 18th: R. L. Stine
Saturday, April 18th: Free Tribeca Film Fest Screening: 'A Faster Horse'
Saturday, April 18th: THE 420 SHOW: A Reefer Burlesque Revue

Ongoing
See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events
Through Summer 2015: Spencer Finch's 'A Certain Slant of Light' Turns The Morgan Into a Calendar Based on the Movement of the Sun

The Morgan Library & Museum, Manhattan 11/15/2014 – 11/01/2015
All Day Through Sunday, November 1st: 'Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye'

The Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan 12/02/2014 – 04/25/2015
All Day Through Saturday, April 25th: 'Faking It: Originals, Copies and Counterfeits' in the Fashion Industry with Garments from Chanel & Yamamoto

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Manhattan 01/05/2015 – 04/30/2015
All Day Through Thursday, April 30th: 'Avian Aviators' Take Over the Garment District

01/16/2015 – 04/19/2015
All Day Through Sunday, April 19th: 'Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein'

New-York Historical Society, Manhattan 01/23/2015 – 06/07/2015
All Day Through Sunday, June 7th: 'Lincoln Speaks: Words That Transformed a Nation'

The Morgan Library & Museum, Manhattan 01/29/2015 – 05/03/2015
All Day Through Sunday,May 3rd: 'SELF: Portraits of Artists in Their Absence'

National Academy Museum, Manhattan 02/06/2015 – 04/18/2015
All Day Through Saturday, April 18th: 'Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the 70s'

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Manhattan 02/19/2015 – 04/19/2015
All Day Through Sunday, April 19th: Paula Hayes’s 'Gazing Globes' Puts a New Spin on the Detritus of Modern Life

Madison Square Park, Manhattan 02/20/2015 – 05/24/2015
All Day Through Sunday, May 24th: 'Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic' at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn 02/20/2015 – 04/30/2015
All Day Through Thursday, April 30th: 'Performing Franklin Furnace' & Making the World Safe for Avant-Garde Art

Pratt Manhattan Center, Manhattan 02/22/2015 – 07/19/2015
All Day Through Sunday, July 19th: 'Elaborate Embroidery Fabrics for Menswear before 1815'

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan 02/25/2015 – 07/19/2015
All Day Through Sunday, July 19th: 'Everything is Design: The Work of Paul Rand'

Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan 02/25/2015 – 05/24/2015
All Day Through Sunday, May 24th: New Museum's 2015 Triennial

02/28/2015 – 04/20/2015
All Day Through Sunday, April 20th: The Orchid Show 2015 at The New York Botanical Garden

03/04/2015 – 09/04/2015
All Day Through Friday, September 4th: 'Sinatra: An American Icon' with Never-Before-Seen Photos & Rare Recordings

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Manhattan 03/05/2015 – 04/18/2015
All Day Through Saturday, April 18th: 'Keith Haring: Heaven and Hell'

Skarstedt Gallery Chelsea, Manhattan 03/05/2015 – 04/25/2015
All Day Through Saturday, April 25th: New Voices 2015: The New School for Drama Playwrights Festival

03/08/2015 – 06/07/2015
All Day Through Sunday, June 7th: Björk Retrospective at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan 03/13/2015 – 06/07/2015
All Day Through Sunday, June 7th: 'Life of Cats' Depicts Japan's Love of Felines

Japan Society, Manhattan 03/14/2015 – 06/14/2015
All Day Through Sunday, June 14th: Go Behind the Scenes of 'Mad Men' with Costumes, Full-Scale Sets, Talks & Films That Inspired the Show

Museum of the Moving Image, Queens 03/28/2015 – 08/30/2015
All Day Through Sunday, August 30th: Giant Spools of Thread Represent 212 Ways to Walk Through Central Park

03/28/2015 – 06/30/2015
All Day Through Tuesday, June 30th: See Overlooked Sections of New York Over the Decades in 'Outer Boroughs'

New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Manhattan 03/29/2015 – 05/01/2015
All Day Through Friday, May 1st: $5 Tickets to Nordic Film Fest

04/01/2015 – 09/13/2015
All Day Through Sunday, September 13th: 'Hip-Hop Revolution' Photography Exhibition

Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan 04/03/2015 – 07/26/2015
12:00 am Through Sunday, July 26th: 'Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette' from Musée de la Mode in Paris

Bard Graduate Center, Manhattan 04/03/2015 – 08/23/2015
All Day Through Sunday, August 23rd: 'Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks'

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn 04/10/2015 – 04/25/2015
All Day Through Saturday, April 25th: Free BritBits Short Play Series Tickets

04/13/2015 – 04/19/2015
All Day Through Sunday, April 15th: $50 Spa Treatments During Spa Week 2015

04/13/2015 – 04/19/2015
All Day Through Sunday, April 19th: Ommegang Growler Pop-Up Shop in SoHo

04/15/2015 – 04/26/2015
All Day Through Sunday, April 26th: Tribeca Film Festival 2015

04/16/2015 – 04/18/2015
All Day Through Saturday, April 18th: 3D Print Week New York 2015

04/16/2015 – 04/18/2015
All Day Through Saturday, April 18th: Bad Film Festival 2015

Cloud City, Brooklyn 04/17/2015 – 04/18/2015
All Day Friday, April 17th & Saturday, April 18th: Theorizing the Web 2015 Conference Examines Relationships Between Society & the Internet

04/17/2015 – 04/19/2015
All Day Sunday, April 19th: Brooklyn Folk Festival 2015

04/17/2015 – 04/19/2015
All Day Through Sunday, April 19th: New York's Alright 2015

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