U.S. New York City’s Official Destination Marketing Organization and Convention and Visitors Bureau presents It’s Time for Culture℠ Program, offering almost 100 cultural experiences across the Five Boroughs in the NYC United States.
Comprising seasonal events, concerts, tours, classes, family-friendly programs, workshops and more, visit nyctourism.com/timeforculture to explore and experience the diverse vibrant cultural scenes from Spring Summer May 9-21, 2023.
Mastercard® is the preferred payment partner for It’s Time for Culture as the premier sponsor of New York City Tourism + Conventions' signature vibrancy programs.
Soak in the cultural vibes, performances and artistics experiments at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, Coney Island USA, Queens Theatre, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Mark Morris Dance Group, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Dance Parade, New York Live Arts, Museum of the City of New York, National Museum of the American Indian, Apollo Theater, Harlem One Stop, American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog, Louis Armstrong House Museum, New York Hall of Science, National Lighthouse Museum, among the famed attractions.
U.S. Cultural Travel NYC Highlights
Spring Season Wine Workshops at New York Botanical Garden 2900 Southern Blvd. Bronx, NY 10458
Sip and savor spring during a wine lover’s weekend at New York Botanical Garden, featuring wineries from the Hudson Valley, Brooklyn and Long Island. Enjoy a glass or two, unwind with live music, learn the science behind making great wines and kick back with a variety of crafts and games.
Whitney Museum of American Art Friday Nights at 99 Gansevoort St. Manhattan, NY 10014
The Whitney offers pay-what-you-wish admission for all visitors each Friday from 7 to 10pm. Enjoy the museum’s exhibitions along with drinks at the Studio Bar and sunset views on the terraces.
The Met Date Night on Fifth Ave. at 82nd St. Manhattan, NY 10028
Bring a friend or special someone (or just yourself) for an evening of live music, drinks and 5,000 years of art. This event is free with museum admission, which is always pay-what-you-wish for New York State residents and NY, NJ, and CT students with valid ID.
The Great Lighthouse Hunt at National Lighthouse Museum at 200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point, Staten Island, NY 10301
Travel through U.S. Staten Island and stop at the different locations to view the 10 lighthouses on and around the borough. Each location will have volunteers from the National Lighthouse Museum, who will give you lighthouse facts and the stickers corresponding with each lighthouse on your map. Traveling by car, motorcycle or bicycle (for experienced cyclists) is recommended. A family or group can pay for one car ($35); motorcyclists and cyclists are $15 each.
Visit New York City’s Official Destination Marketing Organization and Convention and Visitors Bureau presents It’s Time for Culture℠ Program at nyctourism.com/timeforculture
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