Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in New York City


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Estimated cost Free Estimated duration 1-3 hours Distance away About 4 miles away
One of the world's most important art museums, the Frick Collection, on E 70th St in New York, displays hundreds of masterpieces on its walls. Take a look for free this evening, as it's the first Friday of the month, and experience the art alongside talks and events. You can even pick up free drawing materials to create your own versions of their art. Discover it all for yourself from 6-9pm.
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