New This Month

Looking for a fun new cultural activity but not sure what to check out next? We’ve rounded up some of the highlights that you can experience this month with Culture Pass, from new exhibition openings to limited-run live performances. Check back each month for a new set of recommendations!

 

You can learn more about individual exhibitions and events by clicking the links in the blurbs below, but if you want to book a Culture Pass, be sure to click here to return to the homepage and log in with your library card to make your reservation.

 

June 2022

Please note that all offers listed below are subject to availability.

 

NEW SITE: Welcome Back, Bard Graduate Center Gallery!

Date: Ongoing

First things first: we’re thrilled to welcome the Bard Graduate Center Gallery back to Culture Pass for the first time since the start of the pandemic! The gallery currently features two exhibitions, Conserving Active Matter and Richard Tuttle: What is the Object?, both of which will be on view through July 10th.

EVENT: World Music in the Heart of Queens at Flushing Town Hall

Dates: June 12th & 24th

Flushing Town Hall has two musical performances coming up this month that are worth checking out: catch a merging of musical worlds at the Mini Global Mashup: Tibet Meets Colombia on June 12th, or enjoy the musical stylings of Sonia de los Santos on June 24th.

EVENT: Last Call for TORCHED at the Pregones Theater

Date: Through June 12th

In the Bronx, Pregones/PRTT is half-way through a run of TORCHED!, a show that speaks to the now legendary era of the Bronx fires during the 1970s. The show runs Thursday-Sunday through June 12th.

EVENT: Celebrate Juneteenth at the Latimer House

Date: June 18th

Juneteenth is a perfect time to visit the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum, once home to one of the most prominent African-American inventors of the 20th century. On June 18th, the whole family can take part in a variety of workshops and artist-led activities, from poetry to reiki.

EVENT & EXHIBITION: Street Festival and Kosher Pop Art at the Museum at Eldridge Street

Dates: Festival - June 26th; Exhibition - All Month

Head over to the Museum at Eldridge Street on June 26th for the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Street Festival—and while you're there, check out the new exhibition, Steve Marcus: Top Dog of Kosher Pop Art, which explores the LES-based artist's drawings, sculpture and personal collection of New York City hot dog memorabilia.

EXHIBITION: Life Between Buildings at MoMA

Date: Opens June 2nd

Continuing with the theme of creative responses to urban disinvestment, the Museum of Modern Art will open the new exhibition Life Between Buildings on June 2nd. The show will explore how artists have engaged the city’s “interstitial spaces,” from vacant lots to traffic islands, to turn negative space into sites for common life.

EXHIBITION: Designing Peace at the Cooper Hewitt

Date: Opens June 10th

A new exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt called Designing Peace will open on June 10th, and will look at how design projects from around the world search for peace through creative responses to conflict and division—like the Teeter-Totter Wall, shown here. (Photo credit: Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello)

EXHIBITION: Two New Shows Open at the Asia Society Gallery

Date: Opens June 15th

Two new exhibitions open at the Asia Society, both on June 15th. Mirror Image: A Transformation of Chinese Identity explores the dramatic geopolitical shifts experienced over the lives of seven Chinese artists born in the 1980s, while Visionary Legacies celebrates the life of Hal Newman, a collector who had an eye for art that pushes the boundaries in Asian and Asian American contemporary art.

EXHIBITION: Flower Craft Installations at the Museum of Arts and Design

Date: Through June 26th

Every week this month, a different botanical artist will fill the Flower Craft gallery at the Museum of Arts and Design with evocative arrangements and installations that bring to life the cutting edge of contemporary floral design.