Central Park W. (79th St.), 212-769-5200. Weds., Thurs. & Sun.-Tues. 10-5:45; Fri. & Sat. 10-8:45. $9.50, $7.50 st./sc., $6 child. "Full Moon: Apollo Mission Photographs of the Lunar Landscape" depicts prints from NASA's missions to the moon [through 9/23]. "Fighting Dinosaurs: New Discoveries from Mongolia" exhibit centers on a Velociraptor & a Protoceratops locked eternally in final combat [through 10/29].
BROOKLYN MUSEUM OF ART
200 Eastern Pkwy. (Washington Ave.), Bklyn., 718-638-5000. Weds.-Fri. 10-5; Sat. & Sun. 11-6; first Sat. of the month 11-11, eve. free; closed Mon. & Tues. $4, $2 st./sc. "First Critical Retrospective of Maxfield Parrish" offers comprehensive chronology of this largely 20th-century artist [through 8/6]. "William Merritt Chase: Modern American Landscapes, 1886-1890," impressionist renderings of New York City landscapes feat. scenes from Brooklyn Navy Yard, Central Park, Bath Beach & more [through 8/13].
FRAUNCES TAVERN MUSEUM
54 Pearl St. (Broad St.), 212-425-1778. Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues. 10-4:45; closed Sat. & Sun. $4, $2 st./sc., child. 6 & under free. "The Only Pleasure An American Knows: Politics in 1800" feat. political drawings & images of the era [through 12/31].
575 B'way (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-423-3500. Thurs.-Mon. 11-6; closed Weds. & Tues. Free. "Andy Warhol: The Last Supper" exhibits his take on Da Vinci's work through silkscreens & paintings [permanent].
INTREPID SEA AIR SPACE MUSEUM
Pier 86, W. 46th St. (12th Ave.), 212-245-0072. Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 10-5; closed Mon. $10, $7.50 veterans, reservists, st./sc., $5 ages 6-11, $1 ages 2-5, free for active duty & toddlers. "Prepare to Dive: Centennial Exhibit of the Navy's First Submarine" feat. submarine built in 1878 [permanent]. "Defending our Future" exhibits machinery, statistics & Pentagon's latest project [permanent]. "Desert Storm Strike," "A-6 Cockpit Challenge" & "Cold War/Berlin Wall Exhibit" [permanent].
1109 Fifth Ave. (92nd St.), 212-423-3271. Weds., Thurs., Sun. & Mon. 11-5:45; Tues. 11-8; closed Fri., Sat. $8, $5.50 st./sc., child. under 12 free. Pay-what-you-wish Tues. after 5. "Anni Albers" retrospective on this 20th-century textile designer [through 8/20]. "Pickles & Pomegranates: Jewish Homes Near & Far" displays reproductions of century's worth of Jewish homes around the world with composite characters inviting your children to play house with them [through 10/00].
LOWER EAST SIDE TENEMENT MUSEUM
90 Orchard St. (Broome St.), 212-431-0233. Call for times & prices. "Sitting Shiva: The Rogarshevsky Family Apartment" interactive exhibit feat. home of Jewish immigrant family from Lithuania in mourning [permanent]. "The Gumpertz & Baldizzi Apartments," restored to 1870 & 1935 (respectively) specifications [permanent]. Tours incl. "19th-century Tenement," "The Confino Family Apartment," & "The Streets Where We Lived."
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
1000 Fifth Ave. (82nd.), 212-535-7710. Weds. & Thurs. 9:30-5:30; Fri. & Sat. 9:30-9; Sun. 9-5:30; Tues. 9:30-5:30; closed Mon. $10, $5 st./sc., child. under 12 free w/adult. "Art & Oracle: Spirit Voices of Africa" explores artistic creation & divine inspiration [through 7/30]. "The World of Scholars' Rocks: Gardens, Studios & Paintings" feat. rocks from Chinese gardens & more [through 8/20]. "Subjects & Symbols in American Sculpture: Selections from the Permanent Collection" exhibition of works by themes created between 1850 & 1935 [through 8/20]. "Perfect Documents: Walker Evans & African Art, 1935" displays 50 Evans photographs from the "African Negro Art" Met exhibit of 1935 [through 9/3]. "Chardin" collection of works by this 18th-century painter [through 9/3]. "Riding Across Central Asia: Images of the Mongolian Horse in Islamic Art" exhibition symbolizes new cultures & traditions of eastern Islamic world [through 9/24]. "Painters In Paris: 1895-1950" feat. more than 100 paintings by Picasso, Matisse, Miro & others from the School of Paris [through 12/31]. "European Helmets, 1450-1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection" feat. 75 helmets from the apogee of helmet design [through 1/2001]. "Sculpture & Decorative Arts of the Spanish Renaissance," colorful collection of Spanish sculpture & decorative arts bridges 16th- & 17th-centuries [through 1/2001]. "American Modern, 1925-1940: Design for a New Age" exhibition of furniture, appliances, lamps, etc., by first wave American industrial designers [through 1/2001].
MUNICipal art society
457 Madison Ave. (betw. 50th & 51st Sts.), 212-935-3960. Weds., Fri., Sat., Mon. & Tues. 11-5; free. "Eavesdropping on Architecture" exhibition showcases discussions on architecture over past ten years [through 6/29].
MUSEUM OF AMERICAN FOLK ART
2 Lincoln Sq. (betw. 65th & 66th Sts.), 212-595-9533. Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 11:30-7:30; closed Mon. $3 contrib. "The Art of William Edmondson" exhibition of dozens of minimalist limestone sculptures along with photographs of this African American artist at work [through 8/27].
MUSEUM OF CHINESE IN THE AMERICAS
70 Mulberry St. (Bayard St.), 212-619-4785. Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 12-5; closed Sun. & Mon. $3, $1 st./sc., child. under 12 free. "Fan Ngukki (Returning Home)" displays Brenda Joy Lem's silkscreened banners [through 6/30]. "Where Is Home? Chinese in the Americas," personal stories, photos, mementos & poetry encased in a structure reminiscent of a glowing Chinese lantern [permanent]. "Family Portraits" [permanent].
MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
1220 5th Ave. (103rd St.), 212-534-1672 or www.mcny.org Weds.-Sat. 10-5; Sun 12-5; Tues. 10-2; closed Mon. $5, $4 st./sc./child., $10 families. "Under the El, City Life in Twentieth-Century Prints & Drawings," depictions of life during era of elevated trains [through 12/3]. "New York Now 2000: Contemporary Work in Photography" discover New York City & its inhabitants through the works of 41 photographers [through 10/15]. Photographs & essays by NYC high school students document changes in city's immigrant neighborhoods with "New York Toy Stories" & "The Infamous Andrew Jackson Head" exhibits [permanent].
MUSEUM OF TELEVISION & RADIO
25 W. 52nd St. (5th Ave.), 212-621-6600. Weds., Sat., Sun. & Tues. 12-6; Thurs. 12-8; Fri. 12-9. $6, $4 st./sc., $3 child. under 13. "Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was" retrospective narrated by Lou Rawls, part of the "Radio Listening Series" [through 7/16]. "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman: Marathon, Marathon" revisits all 325 episodes of this soap opera satire. For episode schedules visit www.mtr.org or call the museum [through 9/3]. "From Radio to Television" from Dick Tracy to Father Knows Best, experience a variety of radio programs turned television shows [through 12/3].
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN
George Gustav Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green (betw. State & Whitehall Sts.) 212-668-6624. Weds.-Tues. 10-5; Thurs. 10-8. Free. "Reservation X: The Power of Place" traveling exhibition by seven native artists [through 8/20]. "All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life & Culture" displays more than 300 symbolic objects chosen by 23 Native selectors [permanent].
580 Madison Ave. (betw. 56th & 57th Sts.), 212-317-7596. Weds.-Sat., Mon. & Tues. 10-5:30; closed Sun. Free. "The Pulitzer Prize Photographs: Capture the Moment" over 100 winning images drawn from 1941 through the present [through 9/23].
NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE
47-01 Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-699-0005. Weds., Mon. & Tues. 9:30-2; Thurs.-Sun.; 9:30-5. $7.50, $5 child./sc. Free Thurs. & Fri., 2-5. "Reptiles: Real & Robotic" visited occasionally by the genuine articles, this exhibit of robotic snakes, crocodiles, turtles, etc. offers a friendly view of the reptile kingdom [through 9/17]. "Marvelous Molecules?The Secret of Life" illustrates similar chemistry traits among living things?humans, amoebas & cockroaches [permanent].
NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY
2 W. 77th St. (Central Park W.), 212-873-0509. Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 11-5; closed Mon. $5, $3 st./sc., child. 12 & under free. "Jessie Tarbox Beals On Assignment" exhibition of one of America's first photojournalists [through 7/9]. "Futureworks I" exhibition examines intersections of art, science & technology [through 7/30]. "Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography" exhibits works from 1870s to 1950s [through 8/13]. "Masterworks of 19th-century American Painting" feat. nearly 50 oil paintings by such artists as William Sydney Mount, Thomas Cole & Asher B. Durand [permanent]. "New York Inside Out" photographic submissions from New Yorkers feat. their lives at home [through 8/20]. "Manhattan Contrasts" offers an overview of an ever-changing NY, NY through the works of various painters [through 8/27]. "Revisiting The Stork Club" looks at the once center of NYC night life [through 9/17]. "Kid City" [permanent].
22-25 Jackson Ave. (46th St.), L.I. City, 718-784-2084. Weds.-Sun. 12-6; $5, $2 st./sc. "DJ Warm-Up Series" exhibition of experimental sounds by Lo-Ki, Bob Sinclair, Andrea Parker & more [Sats. through 9/00]. "Dunescape" displays indoor environment where visitors can lounge in summer weather [through 9/00]. "Volume: Bed of Sound" exhibits 60 artists with wall to ceiling speakers [through 9/00]. "Max Neuhaus: Drawings" displays well known favs such as "Fan Music" & "Times Square" installation [through 9/00]. "Special Projects" exhibits site-specific, process motivated & audience oriented works [through 9/00].
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
New York City Bldg., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-592-9700. Weds.-Fri. 10-5; Sat.-Sun. 12-5; closed Mon. & Tues. $4, $2 st./sc., child. under 5 free. "QF:02" offers Matthew Bakkom's three listening stations along scale model of five boroughs with historic recordings & music [through 10/01]. "Tiffany in Queens: Selections from the Neustadt Museum Collection" [permanent]. "Queens Focus" displays work of local artists [permanent].
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
945 Madison Ave. (75th St.), 212-570-3600. Weds., Fri.-Sun. & Tues. 11-6; Thurs. 1-8; closed Mon. $12.50, $10.50 st./sc./groups of 10 or more. "Edward Hopper, Printmaker" tribute to one of the museum's permanent collection artists [through 7/16]. "Carnival Strippers: Photographs by Susan Meiselas" works feat. female strip tease artists from early to mid-seventies [through 9/10]. "The Art of Alice Neel" showcases half a century of works portraying the artist's life & the people in it [through 9/17].
whitney museum of american art at philip morris
120 Park Ave. (42nd St.), 212-878-2550. Weds.-Sat., Mon. & Tues. 7:30-9:30; closed Sun. Free. "Shahzia Sikander: Acts of Balance" mural & installation works reflect East Asian & Western art & pop culture influences [through 7/7].
YESHIVA UNIVERSITY MUSEUM~CAMPUS LOCATION
2520 Amsterdam Ave. (185th St.), 212-960-5390. Weds., Thurs., Mon. & Tues. 10-5; closed Fri.-Sun. Free. "Paintings by Arkadi Natanov, Amsterdam, The Netherlands" a native of Uzbekistan, the artist combines his cultural roots with subsequent Western influences to create unique Jewish works [through 7/00]. Museum acquisitions from the past decade are displayed as corresponding to the Hebrew aleph-bet in "From Aleph to Tav: Collecting at the Turn of the Century" [permanent].
YESHIVA UNIVERSITY MUSEUM AT THE CENTER FOR JEWISH HISTORY
15 W. 16th St. (5th Ave.), 212-294-8330. Weds., Sun. & Tues. 11-5; Thurs. 11-8; closed Mon., Fri. & Sat. $6, $4 st./sc., child. under 5 free, Yeshiva U. students free w/id. American turned Israeli artist portrays a biblical cast of characters as modern figures confronting ageless concerns in "David the King: Paintings by Ivan Schwebel" exhibit [through 12/2000]. "From Tent to Temple: Life in the Ancient Near East," interactive children's exhibit centering on life during the biblical age [through 12/2000]. "Major Intersections," broad overview of Jewish history feat. many previously unseen works of art, documents & historical objects [through 3/2001].