Nothing says holiday enchantment quite like the iconic image of model trains whirring by as they circle around the base of a magnificently lit tree. Dazzling both children and adults alike, the Transit Museum’s annual display features Lionel trains traveling along a 34’ long, two-level, “O” gauge model train layout. Departing from a miniature replica of […]
Free and Public Events Around NYU
The NYU Orchestras and Contemporary Music Ensemble present a weekend of concerts dedicated to Philip Glass in honor of his 80th birthday year. Dates: Nov. 17 – 19, 2017 Location: NYU Skirball at 566 LaGuardia Place This event is free and open to the public. No advanced registration. All tickets will be distributed on day of […]
Join the Washington Square Music Festival for their final concert of the year, and a preview of exciting works to come in their next season. Featuring the world premiere of the “Skyscrapers” string quartet by Heather Schmidt, inspired by the Paul Klee painting, Composition 1914, and music by Bach, Kurtág, and Mozart. Date: Sunday, November 19 Time: 3pm […]
Tina Campt will discuss the lost archives of historically dismissed photographs of black subjects taken throughout the African diaspora. Date: Monday, November 20 Time: 6pm-8pm Location: 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor This event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.
Starting with a light moving meditation (stretching), this session includes sitting meditation — some guidance as needed — and a discussion on various Buddhist and mindfulness-related topics. Date: Tuesday, November 21 Time: 7pm-8pm Location: 60 Washington Square South, Room 461 Free and open to the general public. Click here to learn more.
Join for a conversation with recording artist and NYU alum Maggie Rogers on music, art, politics, and more. Date: Monday, November 27 Time: 6:30pm Location: Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Pl This event is free and open to the public. An RSVP is required and tickets must be claimed by 6:10pm the day of.
Kim Phillips-Fein will discuss her new book Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics. She teaches history at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study and has written for The Nation, Dissent, The Baffler, The Atlantic, and The New York Times, among other publications. Date: Tuesday, November 28 Time: 4:30pm Location: The Tamiment Library (at Bobst), 70 Washington Square South […]
Join Lois Rakoff, Community Director of the Poe Room, and NYU for this biannual celebration of Edgar Allan Poe and his works. Date: Thursday, November 30 Time: 6pm Location: 245 Sullivan Street, Room 216 This event is free and open to the public and an RSVP is required. Please reach out to Community Engagement if you need to […]
Join Marilyn Nonken, Director of the Piano Performance program, for an evening of music in Brooklyn. Reception to follow. Date: Thursday, November 30 Time: 1pm Location: 5 Metrotech Center This event is free and open to the public.
Join the NYU John Brademas Center and NYU Skirball for a dialogue on Race & Politics in America. Lead by Jonathan Capehart, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, member of the Washington Post editorial board, writer for the PostPartisan blog, and host of the CapeUp podcast, the discussion will take place with April Ryan, White House Correspondent for American Urban […]
Award-winning novelist Daniel Kehlmann will discuss his new novella, “You Should Have Left,” a house-of-mirrors work (in the form of the narrator’s diary) that captures a seven-day stint that a writer, bent on finishing his latest screenplay, is spending with his family in the mountains of Germany. Date: Monday, December 4 Time: 6:30pm Location: Deutsches Haus, 42 Washington […]
Cancers are easier to treat if they are found at an early stage. Learn your risk factors, preventative measures that you can take, and the current treatment options available. Date: Tuesday, December 5 Time: Noon-1:30pm Location: NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull, 760 Broadwasy, 3rd floor, Conference Room #4 To reserve your seat, please call 718-963-5771. Lunch will be […]
Join the Glucksman Ireland House for an evening of traditional Irish music and song with NYU students and local musicians. Date: Thursday, December 7 Time: 7pm Location: Glucksman Ireland House NYU, 1 Washington Mews This event is free and open to the public. RSVP required.
Steinhardt orchestral and choral students present an evening of holiday music, featuring works by Corelli, Vivaldi, and Britten. Date: Thursday, December 14 Time: 8pm Location: Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street. This concert is free and open to the public. Click here to learn more.
Enjoy an evening of music from Broadway “smashes,” including selections from: Candide, West Side Story, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, In the Heights, The Addams Family, The Color Purple, Gypsy, Annie Get Your Gun, Anything Goes, and Kiss Me Kate. Date: Friday, December 15 Time: 8pm Location: Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street This concert […]