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Find out about arts events in NYC right from your smartphone. Available for both iPhone and Android.
NYC-ARTS, 2012 About.com Manhattan Readers’ Choice Awards’ Best New York City App, is the perfect guide for discovering the best arts and culture events happening in and around New York City. Featuring hand-picked events ranging from dance to theater, painting to music, NYC-ARTS lets you know where to go, and why. Watch short video previews, browse the events calendar, or let the app show you what’s happening right where you are with our interactive map. NYC-ARTS also includes a robust list of hundreds of cultural institutions around the city.

Staff Picks

Updated weekly, the NYC-ARTS staff finds the more interesting events happening around the city. Picks include a video preview, description, and contact information.

Event Calendar

The calendar view offers a list of top events for the coming weeks.  Icons show the type of event, such as theater or museum exhibition.  Clicking on an event will bring up more detailed information about the event.


Get a bird’s eye view arts in the city.  The map can use geolocation to find out what events are happening around you.  Clicking on the arts icons allows you to pinpoint the types of events you’re interested in.

Venue List

NYC-ARTS also provides a comprehensive list of venues and organizations in the city.  You can also list all venues that offer discounts to Thirteen Members.