Out & About

| 29 Sep 2016 | 03:32

    Thu 6

    The Mystery of Consciousness 92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St.

    8 p.m. $32

    Join Antonio Damasio, David Chalmers and Marcelo Gleiser as they discuss human consciousness and whether science will ever be able to understand it.

    212-415-5500, www.92y.org

    Gay GothamMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue 6 p.m. $25, adults; $20, students and seniors; $15, members

    The opening of the new exhibition, subtitled “Art and Underground Culture in New York.” A panel will discuss the cultural dynamics of gay New York, and will be followed by a reception and viewing.

    212-534-1672, www.mcny.org

    Fri 7

    ETHEL and FriendsThe Met, 1000 Fifth Ave.

    5-8 p.m. Free with Museum admission

    Come out to the Great Hall for cocktails and appetizers while the critically acclaimed string quartet performs.

    212-535-7710, www.metmuseum.org

    Plating the PastMount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden, 421 East 61st St.

    7 p.m. $65; $55, members

    Come try popular 19th century dishes such as syllabub, mini pies, gingerbread cake and more.

    212-838-6878, www.mvhm.org

    Sat 8

    Harvest FestivalCarl Schurz Park, East End Avenue, between 87th and 88th Streets

    11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free

    Come pick out a pumpkin, ride on a horse-drawn carriage and listen to a concert.

    212-459-4455, www.carlschurzparknyc.org

    My City Lab: Sensational CityMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free with Museum admission

    Investigate objects, scents and scenes throughout New York History and explore the exhibitions “Gilded New York” and “Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs.”

    212-534-1672, www.mcny.org

    Sun 9

    Steve Reich 80th BirthdaySolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Fifth Avenue and 89th Street

    7:30-8:50 p.m. $40; $35, members

    Preview Carnegie Hall’s “Steve Reich’s 80th Birthday Celebration.” See Ensemble Signal perform excerpts from “Pulse” before it’s world premiere in November as well as “Quartet.”

    212-423-3575, www.guggenheim.org

    Josh and the JamtonesThe Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave.

    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m $16; $13, members

    Bring out the kids for this family concert of reggae-pop tunes.

    212-423-3200, www.thejewishmuseum.org

    Mon 10

    Native American Heritage CelebrationMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free with Museum admission

    Celebrate the history and contributions of Native Americans. Hear folk stories, make a corn husk doll and enjoy a free snack made from traditional corn.

    212-534-1672, www.mcny.org

    Rethinking Visual Intelligence92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    7 p.m. $29

    Lawyer and art historian Amy Herman shares her guide to seeing and communicating, “The Art of Perception.”

    212-415-5500, www.92y.org

    Tue 11

    CinéSalon Double ScreeningFlorence Gould Hall, 55 E 59th St.

    4 and 7:30 p.m. $14; $7, students; Free, members

    Come check out this double screening event of “Haramiste” followed by “US Go Home.”

    1-800-982-2787, www.fiaf.org

    An Evening with Wendy WalkerHunter College, Lexington Avenue and 68th Street

    7-8 p.m. Free

    Walker, editor of “Chicken Soup for the Soul” and author of “All is Not Forgotten,” gives a lecture. Book signing and reception will follow.

    212-772-4295, hunter.cuny.edu

    Wed 12

    ‘Latin Beat’67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    5-6 p.m. Free

    Come out for this screening of a journey across Latin culture to find the threads of salsa, samba, tango and meringue throughout classical, jazz and modern musical compositions.

    212-734-1717, www.nyp.org

    Wednesday AtelierThe Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St.

    5-7:30 p.m. Free; registration required

    Artists of all skill levels are invited to sketch in the historic galleries of the Frick.

    212-288-0700, www.frick.org