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The Week Ahead: September 11-15 on the AVENUE

Monday, September 11, 2017
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What’s going on this week in New York:


 


New York Fashion Week


Through September 13


New York Fashion Week continues! Click here to check out AVENUE‘s  recap of the first week.


For additional information, visit nyfw.com.


 


National Day of Service and Remembrance 


September 11


On the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Americans will unite in service in the same  way that so many came together following the attacks.


For additional information about volunteer opportunities, visit serve.gov.


 


Star Wars: Music for a Galaxy


September 12, 7:30 p.m.


David Rubinstein Atrium at Lincoln Center


Join conductor and composer David Newman for an exploration of John Williams’ compositional techniques, leitmotifs, and musical philosophy and discover how the orchestra helps to bring imaginary worlds to life.


For tickets and additional information, visit lincolncenter.org.


 


2017 Green-Wood Benefit


Wednesday, September 13, 6 p.m.


Green-Wood, 25th Street at Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn


Join the Green-Wood Historic Fund as it presents the tenth annual De Witt Clinton Award for Excellence, which honors the legacy of 19th-century New York Governor De Witt Clinton, now a venerated permanent resident at Green-Wood. The event will honor Dozier Hasty and Nancy Havens-Hasty and feature the restoration of the Weir Greenhouse.


For tickets and additional information, visit green-wood.com.


 


2017 High Line Art Dinner


Thursday, September 14, 6 p.m.


The High Line, under the cover of the Chelsea Market Passage


Hosted by the Friends of the High Line, the High Line Art Dinner welcomes guests to celebrate High Line Art’s commitment to expanding the role of contemporary art in the life of public spaces, and pushing the limits of what public art can be.


For tickets and additional information, visit art.thehighline.org.


 


The Secret Life of Textiles: Synthetic Materials


Through September 17


Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York


The exhibition features more than 40 ensembles and accessories from The Costume Institute’s collection, along with a section that illustrates the typical deterioration process of plastics that have been integrated into historic fashions. Catch it before it closes.


For tickets and additional information, visit metmuseum.org.


 


For more great events, visit our new social calendar here.


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