New York Weekend Preview: Art Through The Ages

With Winter in full swing, it’s time to get inside and out of the cold for the weekend, with some of the best things to do taking place behind closed doors, and preferably with a warm coat! While the weather outside is frightful, stay inside for these events that look at some of the most artistic and beautiful works from art to television to history.

Saint Patrick’s Old Cathedral

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While the midtown cathedral may be flooded with tourists and spectators looking for everything from a great sermon to a likable Instagram photo, Saint Patrick’s Old Cathedral in NoLita is rich in history. Tour through the catacombs under the church with the Catacombs by Candlelight Tour for $35. The tour takes you through the memorials of bishops, mayors, and more icons of the city’s past.

Location: 263 Mulberry Street

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition

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For all the intiricate detail that goes into the making of every episode of the hit series, this exhibition in midtown puts it all on display. Tour through some of the costumes, art, and decoration that the creators and designers of the show poured into the making of Downton Abbey at this incredible showcase.

Location: 218 W. 57th Street

Delirious: Art At The Limits Of Reason

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This weekend is the last chance to view this exhibition of modern portraits and photographs, ranging from 1950-1980. The exhibition showcases 100 works by 62 different artists. The series, divided into the four sections of Vertigo, Excess, Nonsense, and Twisted, represents each artists interpretation of dysfunction and chaos in these colorful, crazed pieces. It’s an exhibit not to be missed before its closure on Sunday.

Location: 1000 5th Avenue