It’s gonna be another cold one this weekend, so spend it inside at these exhibitsall closing this Sunday.
Superheroes in Gotham
New-York Historical Society,170 Central Park West
Admission: $20 adults, $6 kids
Far from being confined to thefringes of pop culture,superheroes have to thoroughly saturate every kind of media. Here in New York City, they’ve been our neighbors and guardians since the 1930s, and this exhibit looks at their evolution, from comics to radio to blockbuster movies, how fans have played a part in expanding the definition and representation of heroes and more. The exhibit includes comics, sketches, posters, videos, costumes and, of course, swag.
How Cats Took Over the Internet
Museum of the Moving Image,36-01 35 Ave., Astoria
Admission $12 adults, $6 kids
The Internet has been a boon for many things, but cats have arguably gotten the biggest reputation boost of all. GIFs, videos, photos, illustrations, they are everywhere and we are hopeless to resist their box-loving charms. This exhibit takes a deep dive into our collective fascination, from therise of catcelebrities to lolcats, the best videos that captured even the most jaded cat haters’ hearts and why it is, exactly, that we can’t resist them.
Jacqueline de Ribes:The Art of Style
The Met, 1000 Fifth Ave.,Galleries 980-981
Suggested admission: $20
The embodiment of timeless taste and style, thecountess’s fashion career began as a muse to haute couture designers, but she crossed over into their world tocreate her own magnificentgowns — which she then made into actual lady-about-town outfits as needed. The exhibit features pieces from her own closet as well as her creations, as well as photographs and video.