Frenchette Bakery to Move Into the Whitney Museum
Food, Today

The bakery, from the restaurateurs Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson, is expected to open in the museum in the fall, in the Untitled space.

7 Decades Later, Arthur Miller’s ‘The Hook’ Comes Home to Brooklyn
Theater, Today

An adaptation of Miller’s 1950 screenplay about a Red Hook longshoreman’s killing gets its first American staging aboard the Waterfront Museum.

Hannah Gadsby’s Picasso Show Was Meant to Ignite Debate. And It Did.
Arts, Today

The Brooklyn Museum invited the Australian comedian to help organize a show on Picasso’s troubling life and artistic lens. The reaction was strong.

What Steve Martin, Sigourney Weaver and Others Wore to Party
Style, Today

At the New York Botanical Garden and a colorful gathering at MoMA, attendees showed off flashy pastels and florals.

The ‘Haunting’ of Gary Simmons
Arts, Today

In new shows in Chicago and London, the artist uses ghostly erasure lines to look at ideas about race — forcing us to confront the images before they slip away.

5 Things to Do This Weekend
Interactive, Today

Selections from the Weekend section, including predictions for who will win the Tony Awards on Sunday night.

A Landscape of Organized Chaos: Nigerian Photographers at MoMA
Arts, Today

The museum’s first group show focusing on West Africa is a wide-ranging exhibition with history, nuance and grit.

Latin American Artists Reinvent Their Histories
Arts, Yesterday

Our critic says “Chosen Memories” at MoMA is one of the most stirring recent collection shows. The theme of change and instability is a binding thread.

36 Hours in Split, Croatia
Interactive, Yesterday

This Croatian port city is fueled by long seafood lunches, ancient traditions and wine-filled evenings.

What Does it Take to Run a Museum? The Job Description Is Changing.
Arts, June 6

It’s not only about the art anymore: Today’s museum leaders must increasingly confront staff revolts and calls to return looted art while navigating labor unrest and social justice controversies.

D-Day’s Historic Beaches Face a New Onslaught: Rising Seas
World, June 6

As climate change speeds coastal erosion in France, can memory be preserved if the famous landing sites of the Allied invasion disappear?

Up Late With Vermeer, as a Blockbuster Comes to an End
Arts, June 5

At two extended viewings this past weekend, some of the last visitors saw the show at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam that many wanted to experience, but only a lucky 650,000 people could.

Who Owns the Benin Bronzes? The Answer Just Got More Complicated.
Culture, June 4

Restitution efforts were underway, fueled by news that a museum was being planned in Nigeria to house the treasures. Then a surprising announcement sowed uncertainty.

How a Neurodiverse Musical Theater Artist Spends Sundays
Metropolitan, June 4

Sarah Kaufman writes, acts, sings and makes podcasts and TikToks — and not to mention works a day job.

Cynthia Weil, Who Put Words to That ‘Lovin’ Feeling,’ Dies at 82
Obits, June 2

With her husband and songwriting partner, Barry Mann, she wrote lyrics for timeless hits by the Righteous Brothers, the Animals and Dolly Parton.

5 Things to Do This Weekend
Interactive, June 2

Selections from the Weekend section, including a review of "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse."

What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries in June
Culture, June 1

Want to see new art in the city? Check out Joan Brown, Giorgio de Chirico and the making of Art-Rite magazine in Chelsea, and Rina Banerjee on the Lower East Side.

With Hannah Gadsby’s ‘It’s Pablo-matic,’ the Joke’s on the Brooklyn Museum
Weekend, June 1

The Australian comedian turns curator in a show about Picasso’s complicated legacy. But it’s women artists the exhibition really shortchanges.

At This Staten Island Garden, the Plants Are All Queer
Metropolitan, June 1

The Alice Austen House is celebrating the complicated and diverse sexuality of plants.

Whitney Museum Sells Breuer Building to Sotheby’s for About $100 Million
Weekend, June 1

The auction house will make the Brutalist icon on Madison Avenue its flagship in 2025.

36 Hours in Los Angeles
Interactive, June 1

Locals know the best spots are hiding in plain sight in the City of Angels.

Pride Month in New York Is Back. Here’s How to Celebrate.
Culture, May 31

Indulge in gay nostalgia with Christina Aguilera and Junior Vasquez, see Billy Porter march, or dance the night away at Body Hack.

This Town Made Tina Turner. She Made It Famous.
National, May 29

The singer, who just died, immortalized her hometown in a song. Its residents remember how she sprinkled her glitter onto Nutbush, Tenn., opening it to the world.

Club Ebony, a Historic Blues Venue Tied to B.B. King, Rises Again
Culture, May 29

The Indianola, Miss., club was part of the chitlin circuit, where Black performers found refuge during the Jim Crow era. After urgent renovations, it will reopen this week.

‘The Pictures Are Miracles’: How Judith Joy Ross Finds Pain and Nobility in Portraits
Arts & Leisure, May 27

With a retrospective in Philadelphia, the artist is still seeking to capture a mysterious moment with a stranger.

It’s Finally (Almost) Summer! Here’s What to Do in New York in June.
Projects and Initiatives, May 25

Summer is just around the corner. We’ll help you navigate all the city has to offer — with some help from New York-based experts.

Langston Hughes and Elmer W. Brown: A Children’s Book Deferred
Weekend, May 25

The famous poet and his artist friend wanted to publish “The Sweet and Sour Animal Book” in 1936. But there were no takers. A Cleveland exhibition makes up for the lost time.

‘White Balls on Walls’ Review: Time With the Gatekeepers
Weekend, May 25

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam becomes a somewhat flimsy case study for fine-art diversity and inclusion conversations in this documentary.

At 99, the Painter Richard Mayhew Is Still Upending Expectations
Weekend, May 25

With a show in Manhattan, he says he inherited from his Indigenous forebears “inventive consciousness.”

36 Hours in Vancouver
Interactive, May 25

The coastal British Columbian city is in transition, with the gravity of its cultural life shifting eastward.

‘Force of Circumstance’: Casablanca in the East Village
Weekend, May 24

Liza Béar’s deadpan anti-thriller returns to the Museum of Modern Art for a limited engagement.

How Will the Greek Election Affect the Parthenon Marbles?
Culture, May 19

For months, Athens and the British Museum have been holding talks about the return from London of the treasures also known as the Elgin Marbles.

How to Wear a Sari? A New Exhibition Counts the Ways.
Styles, May 19

“The Offbeat Sari” explores the influence and evolution of the traditional South Asian garment.

A Hawaiian Bungalow Resort Reopens on the Big Island
T Style, May 18

Plus: playful lamps, Loewe Craft Prize finalists on view in Queens and more recommendations from T Magazine.

Who Stole Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers? A Minnesota Man Is Charged.
Express, May 17

The “Wizard of Oz” props were stolen from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minn., in 2005 and were recovered 13 years later. A man has now been charged in the crime.

Oldest Nearly Complete Hebrew Bible Sells for $38.1 Million
Culture, May 17

The Codex Sassoon, believed to date from the late 9th or early 10th century, was bought at Sotheby’s by the American Friends of the ANU — Museum of the Jewish People.

Can You Spot the Dog Hidden in This Picasso Painting?
Express, May 17

Recent imaging and restoration of Pablo Picasso’s “Le Moulin de la Galette” revealed a dog that had been painted over.

Baseball Returns to the ‘Hallowed Grounds’ of a Negro Leagues Stadium
Sports, May 17

Saved from demolition, Hinchliffe Stadium in New Jersey underwent a $100 million renovation. It will now serve as a minor league ballpark and a Negro leagues museum.

Oxford University Removes Sackler Name From Buildings
Foreign, May 16

The elite British university has become the latest in a long series of institutions to publicly distance themselves from the family because of some of its members’ ties to the opioid crisis.

German Court Convicts Five Men for Green Vault Jewel Heist
World, May 16

The trial brought to light the extraordinary story of how members of a notorious crime family broke into one of the most secure museums in Germany.

Inside the Last Old-School Seltzer Shop in New York
Metropolitan, May 13

Brooklyn Seltzer Boys has a century-old carbonator and a museum with a spritzing station. Beat that, LaCroix.

5 Things to Do This Weekend
Interactive, May 12

A selection of entertainment highlights this weekend, including "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story."

Picasso Becoming Picasso
Weekend, May 11

A small, exquisite exhibition at the Guggenheim shows how the City of Light transformed the 19-year-old Spanish artist. One painting says it all.

Before Taylor Swift or David Bowie, There Was Sarah Bernhardt
Culture, May 11

A centenary exhibition in Paris honors the French actress who invented the concept of the global star.

Van Gogh and the Consolation of Trees
Weekend, May 11

A revelatory show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art reunites 24 paintings of cypresses and unchains them from their somber associations.

A Panorama of New York Enters the Digital Age
Metro, May 11

The Queens Museum’s huge model of the city was built for the 1964 World’s Fair. Now an interactive tool has been added.

Through Catastrophe, and in Community, the Art of Daniel Lind-Ramos
Weekend, May 4

A storm, a pandemic, and Black Puerto Rican history pervade his work at MoMA PS 1, with materials sourced from daily life.

Spider-Man, We Know Where You Live
Metro, February 7

Letters on display at a small museum in Brooklyn were sent to the same address in Queens as where the comic book hero lived.

Looking for Elbow Room, Louvre Limits Daily Visitors to 30,000
Culture, January 6

With attendance surging back, the museum wants to offer “a moment of pleasure” — and relieve that Mona Lisa problem.

Why One World Trade Is Winning R.T.O.
Interactive, December 13

The tower, next to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, is doing something right; it's at 94 percent occupancy.

Your Thursday Briefing: Iran’s Protests Intensify
N Y T Now, October 26

Plus Myanmar gets closer to Russia and a dire climate report.

After a Covid Contraction, Museums Are Expanding Again
Special Sections, October 20

Projects all over the country include renovations and new wings as institutions continue to bet on bricks and mortar.

San Francisco’s Art Market Struggles in the Shadow of Los Angeles
Culture, August 29

Though some small galleries are opening or expanding, the mega dealers have closed shop, a blow to an area with a vibrant artistic history.

In the Mile High City, Festivals and Food Are on the Rise
Travel, August 11

Denver has regained its prepandemic vibrancy, with a plethora of new restaurants and hotels, and the return of some old favorites.

Covid. A Coma. A Stroke. José Parlá Returns From the Edge.
Culture, July 31

After a lengthy recovery, the artist comes back with the most vigorous work he’s made: “It took me a really long time to understand what had happened to me.”

Covid Memorials Offer a Place to Put Our Grief
Culture, May 5

From “anti-monuments” to ephemeral sand portraits, four art exhibitions encourage viewers to slow down and take stock of our pandemic losses.

Manhattan Springs Back to Life
Travel, May 5

Broadway enthusiasts, art aficionados and food lovers will find new offerings in and around Times Square and in neighborhoods below 42nd Street, heralding the promise of a vibrant recovery.