Hello to a new year of new everything. New styles, new trends, new things to see and do, maybe even a new you. 2019 also brings in a new New York.
Can you believe it’s been close to three decades since a full-scale museum retrospective of Andy Warhol has graced NYC? Andy Warhol— From A to B and Back Again is on at the Whitney Museum of American Art until March 31, littered with events, tours, playlists, videos, and a garrish collection of original artwork.
Whitney Museum of American Art: 99 Gansevoort St.
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In 2019 New Yorkers will have a dedicated place of worship for their favorite four-legged companions. Coming straight out of St. Louis, Missouri, the Museum of the Dog is an extraordinary showcase of pooch-focused artworks, housed at the American Kennel Club in midtown.
American Kennel Club: 101 Park Ave.
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Tucked neatly near Chelsea and the Garment District, is Hudson Yards, New York’s newest destination to see and be seen at. With developments popping up left, right and center, one of the most exciting additions to 2019 is The Shed, the city’s first multi-arts center focusing on performing and visual arts and pop culture.
Image by James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, via thehighline.org
The city’s beloved High Line is receiving a revamp for 2019. The Plinth, found in the above ground walkway’s newest section on 30h street, will become a site dedicated solely to a rotating number of monumental, contemporary art installations. Be sure to visit for stunning artworks and sweeping views of the surrounding city.
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Step aside Little Italy, the Spaniards are coming to town. New York City has a rich history with Italiano culture, from its downtown streets to the hustle and bustle of the Flatiron marketplace, Eataly. This year Chef José André is bringing Little Spain, a full-day destination for Spanish food, culture and drink, to—you guessed it—Hudson Yards. Follow the official website for more details.