Best cultural events in New York

Check out the top cultural events in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Brooklyn Museum
1. Brooklyn Museum
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1401 local reviews
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens Thursday 11:00 AM
+1 718-638-5000
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Jessica
This place is so beautiful and varied. Rodin sculpture. Feminist art wing. Jumping fountains out front. On 1st…
Channa
On the first Saturday of every month the museum is open for free and they have great cultural events.
James
Catch up on your Brooklyn history and catch a truly Brooklyn cultural event at First Nights.
1. Brooklyn Museum
1. Brooklyn Museum
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1401 local reviews
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens Thursday 11:00 AM
+1 718-638-5000
Jessica
Jessica
This place is so beautiful and varied. Rodin sculpture. Feminist art wing. Jumping fountains out front. On 1st Saturday of the month there's…
Channa
Channa
On the first Saturday of every month the museum is open for free and they have great cultural events.
James
James
Catch up on your Brooklyn history and catch a truly Brooklyn cultural event at First Nights.
2. BAM Fisher
2. BAM Fisher
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124 local reviews
321 Ashland Pl, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
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Amalia
A MAJOR venue for progressive & avant garde performance. Offers: BAM Cinema, festivals, lectures, readings,…
Sophie
A MAJOR venue for progressive & avant garde performance. Offers: BAM Cinema, festivals, lectures, readings,…
David D.
Brooklyn's premier performance venue hosts world renowned dance companies, theater companies, comedians and…
2. BAM Fisher
2. BAM Fisher
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124 local reviews
321 Ashland Pl, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
Amalia
Amalia
A MAJOR venue for progressive & avant garde performance. Offers: BAM Cinema, festivals, lectures, readings, theatre & dance, special…
Sophie
Sophie
A MAJOR venue for progressive & avant garde performance. Offers: BAM Cinema, festivals, lectures, readings, theatre & dance, special…
David D.
David D.
Brooklyn's premier performance venue hosts world renowned dance companies, theater companies, comedians and cultural events.
3. BAM Harvey Theater
3. BAM Harvey Theater
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297 local reviews
651 Fulton St, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
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Mark
Multi-arts center with dance and theater performances, film screenings, live music, and many other cultural…
Laura
3D movie theatre, cultural events, art expos, dance, etc.
Samuel
Movies and cultural events.
3. BAM Harvey Theater
3. BAM Harvey Theater
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297 local reviews
651 Fulton St, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
Mark
Mark
Multi-arts center with dance and theater performances, film screenings, live music, and many other cultural events. Be sure to check their…
Laura
Laura
3D movie theatre, cultural events, art expos, dance, etc.
Samuel
Samuel
Movies and cultural events.
4. 92nd Street Y
4. 92nd Street Y
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15 local reviews
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York
+1 212-415-5500
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Allison
There are tons of remarkable cultural events at the 92Y and it is within walking distance.
Jackie
Lots of cultural events, activities and exercise options.
4. 92nd Street Y
4. 92nd Street Y
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15 local reviews
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York
+1 212-415-5500
Allison
Allison
There are tons of remarkable cultural events at the 92Y and it is within walking distance.
Jackie
Jackie
Lots of cultural events, activities and exercise options.
5. Brooklyn Public Library
5. Brooklyn Public Library
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216 local reviews
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens Thursday 9:00 AM
+1 718-230-2100
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Courtnye
Beautiful exterior and interior. The library is extensive, offers so many different services, classes, and…
Lisa
An amazing public space, impressive architecture and of course, lots of books!!! You can even find many…
5. Brooklyn Public Library
5. Brooklyn Public Library
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216 local reviews
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens Thursday 9:00 AM
+1 718-230-2100
Courtnye
Courtnye
Beautiful exterior and interior. The library is extensive, offers so many different services, classes, and cultural events, is very well…
Lisa
Lisa
An amazing public space, impressive architecture and of course, lots of books!!! You can even find many cultural events here right on the…
6. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
6. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
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99 local reviews
515 Malcolm X Blvd, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
+1 917-275-6975
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Karen
Center for Black Culture. Great cultural events and exhibits.
Faida
Cultural events, free wifi, research, free computer use
6. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
6. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
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99 local reviews
515 Malcolm X Blvd, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
+1 917-275-6975
Karen
Karen
Center for Black Culture. Great cultural events and exhibits.
Faida
Faida
Cultural events, free wifi, research, free computer use
7. Brooklyn Academy of Music
7. Brooklyn Academy of Music
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444 local reviews
30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
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Ryan
A great place to see a movie, theater, dance performance or any number of arts & cultural events! In proximity…
Andy
Great place for cultural events -- including an Art House Movie Theater, Dance productions, live music, and…
7. Brooklyn Academy of Music
7. Brooklyn Academy of Music
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444 local reviews
30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
Ryan
Ryan
A great place to see a movie, theater, dance performance or any number of arts & cultural events! In proximity of a nice long summer walk…
Andy
Andy
Great place for cultural events -- including an Art House Movie Theater, Dance productions, live music, and more.
8. The City Reliquary Museum
8. The City Reliquary Museum
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25 local reviews
370 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens Thursday 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-782-4842
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Anthony
Quirky storefront museum that's filled with New York City artifacts & hosts annual cultural events.
8. The City Reliquary Museum
8. The City Reliquary Museum
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25 local reviews
370 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens Thursday 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-782-4842
Anthony
Anthony
Quirky storefront museum that's filled with New York City artifacts & hosts annual cultural events.
9. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
9. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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550 local reviews
1071 5th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+1 212-423-3500
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It houses a comprehensive selection belonging to numerous collectors, curators and art aficionados from across…
9. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
9. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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550 local reviews
1071 5th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+1 212-423-3500
Cc
Cc
It houses a comprehensive selection belonging to numerous collectors, curators and art aficionados from across the world. Visit exhibitions…