Theodore Roosevelt

Memorial Hall

Daily, 10 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street

Suggested donation, $19

212-769-5100

www.amnh.org

The Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall has reopened to commemorate the 154th anniversary of Roosevelt's birth (he's the only president to be born in New York City -- represent!) with a life-size bronze sculpture of the former president as well as a new and noteworthy display about his work as a conservationist.

 

'George Bellows'

Through Feb. 18

The Met, 1000 Fifth Ave.

Suggested donation $25

212-535-7710

www.metmuseum.org

The American realist painter George Bellows, who is best known for his bold depictions of gritty urban life in New York City, will get his first Met exhibit in over 50 years this winter. The exhibit showcases over 100 of his paintings, spanning from his early work, which focused on authentic depictions of New York City life as well as his later offerings, such as his renowned cityscapes, portraits and war landscapes.

 

Edvard Munch: 'The Scream'

Through April 29

The MoMA, 11 W. 53rd St.

$25, 212-708-9400

www.moma.org

Right off the auction block is the pastel version of Edvard Munch's "The Scream." Thanks to its new owner, it will be display in all of it's anxious glory for the next six months at the MoMA. This version is the last of the four that is privately owned -- the others are part of collections in Norwegian museums.

 

'WWII & NYC'

Through May 27

New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, $15

212-873-3400

www.nyhistory.org

See over 300 artifacts including artwork, photographs, film footage and personal anecdotes from the Second World War -- all from a New York perspective.

 

'Inventing Abstraction, 1910-1925'

Dec. 23 - April 15

The MoMA, 11 W. 53rd St.

$25, 212-708-9400

www.moma.org

"Inventing Abstraction" showcases the evolution of abstract art, from when it was first showcased to the public in 1912 by a few renegade artists through 1925. "Inventing Abstraction" then proceeds to show how this movement influenced other artists like Marsden Hartley and Marcel Duchamp who used an array of media to explore different themes of this bold, new type of artwork.



Must-see




‘Raw/Cooked’


Through Feb. 10

Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway

Suggested donation $12

718-638-5000

www.brooklynmuseum.org

Take a look at the latest exhibit in the “Raw/Cooked” series which features work from four up-and-coming Brooklyn artists. “Rumination”?is the latest on display and showcases the work of Bedford-Stuyvesant artist Duron Jackson who uses art to explore race within American history and society.