1. The New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsKatharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen is making a splash across the pond, too. The BBC visited the exhibit - currently on display until January 12 - to take a look at some of the beloved star’s costumes, khakis and archives, and uncover what makes Hepburn an enduring fashion icon around the world. Watch the story here, and click here for more details on Dressed for Stage and Screen

  2. Looking for something to do on Black Friday (besides shop and eat leftovers)? Check out one of our totally free exhibitions, like the acclaimed Lunch Hour NYC exhibit highlighting the storied history of the midday meal (pictured). That’s at our landmark 42nd Street building (check out our Library Shop while you’re there for gift ideas). Or, head uptown to our Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center for an amazing (and also acclaimed) exhibit on the fashion of Katharine Hepburn, which includes outfits she wore in some of her most famous productions. Or keep going uptown to our Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture for yet another acclaimed exhibit, Visualizing Emancipation, which displays 171 pre- and post- Civil War photographs of both enslaved and free black men, women and children to mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Did we mention these exhibitions are all free and easily accessible by subway? Check them out!

    Looking for something to do on Black Friday (besides shop and eat leftovers)? Check out one of our totally free exhibitions, like the acclaimed Lunch Hour NYC exhibit highlighting the storied history of the midday meal (pictured). That’s at our landmark 42nd Street building (check out our Library Shop while you’re there for gift ideas). Or, head uptown to our Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center for an amazing (and also acclaimed) exhibit on the fashion of Katharine Hepburn, which includes outfits she wore in some of her most famous productions. Or keep going uptown to our Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture for yet another acclaimed exhibit, Visualizing Emancipation, which displays 171 pre- and post- Civil War photographs of both enslaved and free black men, women and children to mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Did we mention these exhibitions are all free and easily accessible by subway? Check them out!

  3. For all you Katharine Hepburn fans out there, please note that The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has just opened an amazing free exhibition entitled KATHARINE HEPBURN: DRESSED FOR STAGE AND SCREEN which examines the influential fashion style of the iconic actress. Over 40 original Hepburn dresses and costumes are on display including pieces from THE PHILADELPHIA STORY, GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER, ON GOLDEN POND and from the still above WITHOUT LOVE. Check out Cathy Horyn of The New York Times article on the exhibition.

    For all you Katharine Hepburn fans out there, please note that The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has just opened an amazing free exhibition entitled KATHARINE HEPBURN: DRESSED FOR STAGE AND SCREEN which examines the influential fashion style of the iconic actress. Over 40 original Hepburn dresses and costumes are on display including pieces from THE PHILADELPHIA STORY, GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER, ON GOLDEN POND and from the still above WITHOUT LOVE. Check out Cathy Horyn of The New York Times article on the exhibition.