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December 8, 2021. Free shows, concerts, movies, tours are New York (NYC) best kept secret! New York City never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment whether it's day or night, weekday or weekend, summer or winter, spring or fall, January or June, May or September. If you are looking for inexpensive things to do and where to go in Manhattan today, tonight, tomorrow, or any other time, or any other day of any week - you came to the right place: just click on any day on the calendar dispayed on the every page of our site and you will see how many events you can attend in Manhattan free of charge on that very day.

New York's cultural scene is at its busiest in October and March (and the same goes for free events, free things to do), but other months of the year still offer incredible amount of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events, free things to do which will take your breath away! So if you looking for something to do in April or November, December or February, you will find tons of free things to do, free events to go to. (In June, July and August lots of those free events take place outdoors, of course).

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Where else but in New York City can you listen to a world-class musician, discuss a book with a famous author, take a part in poetry reading, have a glass of wine at an art exhibition opening, and all that on the same day, and all that free of charge, and all of that on any day of the year, whether it's December or July, April or November!

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Free things to do, free events that take place in the City every day of the year are truly amazing. So if you're looking for something interesting to do today (December 8, 2021) or on any other day of the year don't miss those free-of-charge opportunities that only New York provides! You can find lots of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events, free things to do which will take your breath away!

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free events,
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that happen in New York City
every day of the year
is truly amazing.

So don't miss the opportunities
that only New York provides:
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Sights and Sounds

Gail Wein
March 01, 2015

Music and visual art and music are a natural combination. So it stands to reason that a museum would be a wonderful place to see a concert. Museums in New York definitely adhere to this notion: many of our city’s great art institutions are also superb places to hear live music.

Beginning with the grandest of these galleries, the Metropolitan Museum’s Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium has been home to a concert series for over half a century. Performances coming up this spring include Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O’Riley performing all of Beethoven’s music for cello and piano (April 11), New York Philharmonic’s contemporary music series Contact! (March 7 and June 5) and Attaca Quartet performing Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross in a multi-media presentation (April 2).

The Met also produces performances in some other spots on their property: the grandiose Temple of Dandur is host to the world premiere of Jóhann Jóhannsson's Drone Mass, performed by the composer with the vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth on March 17, and the string quartet Ethel and guest artists hold forth every Friday and Saturday at the Met’s Balcony Bar. The Met’s mediaeval outpost uptown, The Cloisters, is also home live music in the ambiance of its ancient galleries. Renaissance choral ensemble Pomerian performs on April 4, and a capella chamber choir Calmus performs on April 22. The performances at the Balcony Bar are free with museum admission; tickets for the other concerts mentioned may be purchased at

Just up Fifth Avenue from The Met, the corkscrew cylinder that is the Guggenheim Museum has presented its Works in Process series for 30 years. Coming up on March 15, Fun Home on Broadway with Alison Bechel gives a behind-the-scenes peek, including performances of excerpts, prior to the show’s Broadway premiere. On March 30, excerpts from the opera Cold Mountain will be performed, along with a panel discussion with Jennifer Higdon, the opera’s composer, and other members of the creative team of the forthcoming world premiere production at Santa Fe Opera. Tickets may be purchased at the Guggenheim Museum’s website.

Also on Fifth Avenue, The Frick Collection is in the midst of its 76th season of concerts in the museum’s beautiful music room. Coming up on March 15, Vienna Piano Trio performs, and on March 29, cellist Leonard Elschenbroich is in recital. Events on this series tend to sell out very early, so plan accordingly.

The Morgan Library and Museum has a wonderfully comfortable and intimate recital hall which opened about ten years ago. This spring’s chamber music and recital offerings include violist Kim Kashkashian and pianist Peter Nagy (March 11), vocal music as part of the George London Foundation recital series (March 22), music of Handel, Steffani and Monteverdi performed by the Boston Early Music festival (April 9), and St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, May 13 and 15.

Plenty of art. Lots of music. A delight for all the senses.

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Musical | Broadway Cast in a Moving Story

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Classical Music | Grammy-Nominated Chorus Performs J.S. Bach

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