Love the arts? Explore one of the world’s most extensive collections of historic recordings, videotapes, sheet music, stage designs, posters, and photographs at the Library for the Performing Arts. Read more.
After John Lennon's death, Yoko Ono donated a million dollars to the city to create a memorial in his favorite section of Central Park, directly across the street from their home in The Dakota. Read more.
The Smithsonian museum network isn't just in D.C. Its design museum is tucked in Andrew Carnegie's 64-room mansion and features a gift shop to conquer all gift shops. Read more.
Hanging out on the Met steps is a New York tradition, and billionaire David Koch has pledged "at least $10 million" to renovate the fountains outside the museum. Read more.
Get here fast because the museum is moving downtown to the Meatpacking District. Their new six-story, 195,000-square-foot building will be designed by Renzo Piano and cost $680 million. Read more.