There is beauty in their temporariness. Sneak insider knowledge of these favorite local spots that happen only every so often.

1 Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys

Giants - BK Musuem Seasonal

Expansive in their collecting habits, Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys, both born and raised in New York, champion a philosophy of “artists supporting artists.” The first major exhibition of the Dean Collection, Giants showcases a focused selection from the couple’s world-class holdings and spotlights works by Black diasporic artists.

On display February 10th - July 7th, 2024.

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2 Queens Night Market

queens market

The Queens Night Market is a large, family-friendly open-air night market in Queens, featuring up to 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens.

The Queens Night Market is open every Saturday from 4:00 pm - midnight starting April 13th through October 26th.

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3 The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism

The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism

Through some 160 works of painting, sculpture, photography, film, and ephemera, explore the new Black cities that took shape in the 1920s–40s in New York City’s Harlem and nationwide in the early decades of the Great Migration, when millions of African Americans began to move away from the segregated rural South.

On display through July 28th, 2024.

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