All posts tagged: VISUAL ARTS

a visit to the most beautiful painting in new york city

In a city filled with wondrous works of art from every conceivable time period and genre, and from hundreds of nations and cultures, which one is the most beautiful of all? This fall in New York City, the art critics and experts have reached an uncommonly uniform consensus. The most beautiful painting in New York City – at least for another few weeks – is Visitation, an oil painting by the Italian Mannerist Jacopo da Pontormo (1494–1556). You can see it for yourself from now until January 6, 2019 at the Morgan Library & Museum.

The Best Things to Do with Kids in New York at Christmas

What are the best things to do with kids in New York at Christmas? There are so many options, given how many new experiences there are here every year.  There are lots of luxurious activities for grown-ups, of course. And lots of great places for Christmas dinner. But what about the littles? Here are 25 suggestions for activities in New York for families with kids – from the classics in midtown to a few lesser-known marvels in other parts of the city – that will be filled with holiday magic. There’s one for every day of December for the truly ambitious.

the best new things to see in new york this christmas

Coming to New York for the holiday season? We’ve previously shared how to do the holiday in New York like a luxury insider. And the top things to do if you’re visiting with kids. But what if you’re most interested in seeing what’s really new? New York City is always changing. That’s part of the fun! But it can be overwhelming – especially at the holidays – to see all of the brilliant new stores, important new museum exhibits and fantastic new eateries and bars. To help you navigate, here’s our list of  over 15 of the best new things to see (and do, and buy) in New York this Christmas for sophisticated travelers.

the best of the Chihuly museum and garden in Seattle

You can view the whimsical and dazzling glass sculptures of the artist Dale Chihuly all over the world: London, Singapore, New York, Boston, California. Even Nebraska. His work has been included in over 200 museum collections worldwide. But there is perhaps no better place to see it than in the region of his birth: Seattle. Specifically, at the Chihuly Garden and Glass in Seattle at Seattle Center.