How time does fly…with June over and July starting, we are already mid-summer. Make sure to make the most of this month with these six NYC events happening throughout the city that never sleeps.
1.) Saturday, July 1st – Saturday, September 2nd
MoMa Ps1 WarmUp is one of the longest running music programs within a museum, and for good reason. Over the course of its twenty seasons, over 750 artists have been featured; among them Solange and Grimes. Not only are musicians featured but visual artists, as well through site-specific installations that are incorporated into the party space. Running every Saturday until September, there’s plenty of opportunity to attend this unique summer celebration.
When: 3PM – 9PM, every weekend beginning Saturday, July 1st – Saturday, September 2nd
Where: MoMa Ps1 (22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, Queens)
2.) Saturday, July 8th
Lasting only one day, Full Moon Fest is a one-of-a-kind festival experience that’ll pass in the blink-of-an-eye. A fast-paced, trendy water-front event featuring the likes of Vic Mensa and Abra, to name a few, Full Moon Fest is an event where you’ll definitely want to put you’re best-dressed foot forward.
When: 12PM – 12AM, Saturday, July 8th
Where: Governors Island
3.) Sunday, July 9th
A free, one-day-only arts and music festival open to all ages; what could be better than that on a beautiful summer day when you’re free of boring plans? Held at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum; DJ sets, merchandise/food vendors, art installations, and art workshops art just some of the facets of this Black Culture celebration. Come participate in this annually held event that is just this year being held in NYC, don’t miss out.
When: 12PM – 4:30PM, Sunday, July 9th
Where: Brooklyn Children’s Museum (145 Brooklyn Avenue)
4.) Monday, July 10th – Thursday, July 13th
Starting off bright and early Monday morning, Men’s NYFW takes place over the course of four, jam-packed days saturated by non-stop men’s fashion. Beginning with designers such as Bristol and Wood House and ending with Rochambeau and C2H4 Los Angeles, fans of men’s fashion are going to be clinging to each and every show.
When: times vary (see CFDA calendar), Monday, July 10th – Thursday, July 13th
Where: locations vary (see CFDA calendar)
5.) Friday, July 28th – Sunday, July 30th
In only its second year of existence, Panorama Music Festival already has the well-seasoned line-up of an annually-running festival the likes of Coachella. With Nine Inch Nails (their first performance since 2013), the elusive Frank Ocean, and rising-star indie bands such as Glass Animals and Cherry Glazerr all performing over the course of the three-day event on NYC’s Randall’s Island; Panorama is setting itself up to be an unforgettable weekend.
When: 12PM – 9PM, Friday, July 28th – Sunday, July 30th
Where: Randall’s Island Park
6.) Currently – Sunday, July 30th
A once-in-a-lifetime way to close July, the MET’s ‘Irving Penn: Centennial’ has been the most comprehensive exhibition of the photographer’s work to date and includes both well-known and unseen pieces from all of his major series. Go check it out before the show, and the month, ends!
When: 10AM – 5:30PM, Currently – Sunday, July 30th
Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art (1000 5th Avenue, New York City, NY)