The New York Public Library offers free major exhibitions and special displays at three of its research library locations—the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library for Performing Arts, and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture—and community showcases at many of its circulating branch locations throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. See what’s showing right now.

  • The Awe of the Arctic: A Visual History

    March 15–July 13, 2024
    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

    Discover how the Arctic has been a source of intrigue and fascination for centuries through historic and contemporary images.

  • Max Beerbohm: The Price of Celebrity

    October 20, 2023–January 28, 2024
    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

    Celebrity became an international industry in the late nineteenth century, and the English artist, author, and dandy Max Beerbohm…