FEBRUARY 20 2013
The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center
African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde at the Met
Known as the preeminent opera house in the US, this season will undoubtedly please both the opera fanatic and the relative newcomer.
Matisse: In Search of True Painting at The Met
There was once a time when America was not so artistically diverse. Learn about America's relationship with fine art through this exhibit, which uses African sculpture as a means of exploration.
Gain insight in to Matisse's unique style of revisiting past paintings and attempt to understand color, shape and inspiration in the way this great painter so fully did.
American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
The 1920s and Prohibition era come roaring to life in the form of a 5,000-square-foot exhibit featuring more than 120 rare artifacts from the period.
Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett’s wicked humor comes alive on the Arden’s stage for the first time, directed by Edward Sobel.
Unearthing a Masterpiece - Penn Musem
More than 300 square feet and nearly 2,000 years old, this ancient Roman floor mosaic is one of the world’s largest and best preserved. Discovered in 1996 in Lod, Israel (near Tel Aviv), the "Lod Mosaic" is often characterized as an archaeological gem.
The Hirshhorn Museum Presents Ai Weiwei: According to What?
One of China's premier artists, Ai Weiwei is known for exploring the relationship between art, society and the individual. Here the Hirshhorn provides a great variety of media that he has worked with to show the full range of his talents.
Better Angels of Our Nature: Art During the Civil War and Reconstruction
There is no better way to understand an event then through the eyes of its contemporaries, so why not experience the Civil War through the eyes of the painters of the time?
Roads of Arabia
This Sackler Gallery exhibit features 200 plus artifacts recently excavated from more than 10 sites on the Arabian Peninsula.