DECEMBER 28 2012
The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center
Picasso Black and White at the Guggenheim Museum
Known as the preeminent opera house in the US, this season will undoubtedly please both the opera fanatic and the relative newcomer.
Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Take a black and white stroll through Pablo Picasso's illustrious career, from his early beginnings all the way through his experimental and transcendental end.
For many children this show is second only to Christmas Day itself and is surely an experience that every child should see at least once while growing up.
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
Far and away the most glorious tree on Christmas Day!
African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde at the Met
Matisse: In Search of True Painting at The Met
There was once a time when America was not so artistically diverse. Learn about America's relationship with fine art through this exhibit, which uses African sculpture as a means of exploration.
Gain insight in to Matisse's unique style of revisiting past paintings and attempt to understand color, shape and inspiration in the way this great painter so fully did.
American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
The Macy's Holiday Light Show
The 1920s and Prohibition era come roaring to life in the form of a 5,000-square-foot exhibit featuring more than 120 rare artifacts from the period.
There are few better ways to kick of the holiday season than enjoying Philly's annual, upbeat celebration of the beginning of the season.
The Hirshhorn Museum Presents Ai Weiwei: According to What?
One of China's premier artists, Ai Weiwei is known for exploring the relationship between art, society and the individual. Here the Hirshhorn provides a great variety of media that he has worked with to show the full range of his talents.
Xavier Veilhan: (IN)balance
The Phillips Collection is excited to present Xavier Veilhan's first major US exhibition: (IN)balance which is one of the largest Intersections project to date.
Better Angels of Our Nature: Art During the Civil War and Reconstruction
There is no better way to understand an event then through the eyes of its contemporaries, so why not experience the Civil War through the eyes of the painters of the time?
The National Christmas Tree Lighting
Roads of Arabia
As America's National Tree is lit up for the holiday season, enjoy a variety of festivities that swell the excitement of the initial lighting.
This Sackler Gallery exhibit features 200 plus artifacts recently excavated from more than 10 sites on the Arabian Peninsula.
Charles Fine: A thirty-year survey of drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs and video
ACE gallery presents a thirty-year survey of work by Charles Fine, which explores and expands upon the intricacies of the natural world and the effects of human habitation.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Stanley Kubrick Exhibit
Cirque du Soleil: Iris
On display through June 30th, the Stanley Kubrick exhibit features a comprehensive look into this film auteur, and includes annotated scripts, photography, films represented through costumes and props, and much more.
Acrobats bounce and dance around the stage of the Dolby Theatre and take the audience through a journey of the world of cinema.
Cleopatra: The Exhibition
Focusing on unraveling the story of the Egyptian queen Cleopatra, this exhibit displays different artifacts found from her palace in Alexandria and attempts to piece together her untold story.
Beverly Hills Ice Skating Rink
For the first time in many years, Beverly Hills will have a community ice rink that will be the hallmark of Beverly Hills holiday festivities for 2012.
First Fridays at Venice Beach
Want to kick-start your weekend with a splash of culture?
The Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk
Art galleries, art events, openings of stores and a variety of different activities are available for the Los Angeles community to participate in during the Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk.