National Museum of the American Indian
A 45-minute tour of Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting. Drawing from the National Museum of the American Indian’s rich permanent collection, the exhibition presents nearly 40 paintings that transcend, represent or subvert conventional ideas of authenticity. Repeated at 3pm. One Bowling Green.
Battery Park City Authority
The best art house cinema is characterized by independent filmmakers with uncompromising vision. This series features courageous films inspired by the civil rights movement. Shadows is a 1958 American independent dramatic film directed by John Cassavetes about race relations during the Beat Generation years in NYC. Free popcorn will be served, and a discussion will follow the screenings. Mature audiences only. 6 River Terrace.
Guqin Master Dai Xiaolian, considered one of the best Guqin musicians in China, will perform and share the fascinating history and culture of the Guqin, also known as the Qin Zither. 40 Rector Street. $10
Through mid June. $10 suggested donation at the door.