Non-touristy exhibits for visiting guests
?Tis the season, folks--for out-of-town visitors to descend on NYC. While you?re hitting up the usual sightseeing suspects, why not also sneak in a few exhibits you?ve been dying to see? Allow us to jog your memory.
Those outer-space-like infinity rooms The Instagram-iest exhibit to hit NYC since the ?Rain Room,? Yayoi Kusama?s ?I Who Have Arrived in Heaven? is not to be missed. Gaze at 27 colorful new paintings from the Japanese artist, and make sure your camera is fired up for the mirrored infinity rooms (you?ll have only 40 seconds inside each). Through December 21; David Zwirner Galleries, 519, 525 and 533 W. 19th St. (at Tenth Ave.)
A miniature New York City Escape the Times Square crowds and jump on the 7 train. The Queens Museum just underwent a massive renovation, and your visitors will love the ?Panorama of the City of New York,? a 70-foot architectural model built to scale. Then maybe swing by the Queens Zoo to meet Bouba? Through December 31; Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Those clusters of stuffed animals If you want to make it a major day of culture, hop off the 7 in Long Island City to see the late Mike Kelley?s largest show to date. ?Through February 2; MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave. (at 46th Ave.), Long Island City