Plan Your March 2022 in NYC with this Daily Event Guide

Updated: Mar 2

March is a special time in New York City, marking the transition from winter to spring and signaling the arrival of warmer, sunnier days. From festivals and events honoring International Women's Month to outdoor cocktail socials, here is a day-by-day guide to events happening in and around New York City this March 2022.


Lincoln Center - NYC march 2022 events guide

March 1: Graham Windham’s Gala

Midtown West


This gala evening will benefit Graham Windham, an organization co-founded by Eliza Hamilton in 1806 that supports children and families across New York City.


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March 2: The Secrets of Chimpanzee Society

Virtual


Join biologist Liran Samuni as she discusses the fascinating group dynamics of chimpanzees during this Museum of Natural History event.


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March 3: Intimate Apparel

Upper West Side


Set in 1905 New York, this Lincoln Center Theater opera tells the story of a Black seamstress as she searches for love.


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March 4: History’s Mysteries Scavenger Hunt

Upper West Side


Follow historical clues that lead you through three floors of exhibitions during this New York-Historical Society scavenger hunt.


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March 5: Bach Cousins: Luminous Dynasty

Upper West Side


Early Music New York will present this program of Baroque works by Bach as well as his predecessors and contemporaries.


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March 6: Drum Tao - The Bronx

March 6: Drum Tao

The Bronx


Watch this electric, high-energy Japanese drumming performance, in which the Wadaiko—or Taiko—drum takes center stage.


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March 7: What I Know

Long Island City


Four women storytellers will celebrate Women’s History Month with this performance of personal stories at Culture Lab LIC.


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March 8: Cruel Radiance: Photography,1940s-1960s

Upper East Side


Showcasing a diverse selection of photographs taken between WWII and the Vietnam War, this Met exhibition features rarely seen works by Diane Arbus, Robert Frank, and more.


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March 9: City Harvest’s Winter Family Carnival

Virtual


Support City Harvest’s efforts to eliminate food insecurity in NYC while you enjoy an at-home carnival experience with the family that includes a craft kit, hot chocolate, and immersive entertainment.


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March 10: The Music and Dance of Uganda

Gramercy


The National Arts Club will host this cultural presentation featuring Godfrey Muwulya, who will share Ugandan dance, music, and stories.


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March 14: 20 Years of Juilliard Jazz: The Duke Ellington Ensemble - Chelsea

March 11: Candlelight: From Bach to the Beatles

Brooklyn Heights


Hear a range of pieces performed by a string quartet while you enjoy the candlelit atmosphere inside St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church.


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March 12: Women Who Walked Ahead Trolley Tour

Greenwood Heights


Take a trolley tour through Green-Wood Cemetery, where you will learn about some of the pioneering, history-making women who are buried there.


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March 13: Deepfake: Unstable Evidence on Screen

Astoria


Deepfakes, which use artificial intelligence to distort real images and video, are the focus of this Museum of the Moving Image exhibition.


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March 14: 20 Years of Juilliard Jazz: The Duke Ellington Ensemble

Chelsea


The Duke Ellington Ensemble will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Juilliard Jazz with a special performance.


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March 15: Irish Apple Tart Making Class

Virtual


Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, learn how to make this classic Irish treat from the James Beard Award-nominated Kate McDermott.


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March 16: Long Island Firsts with Eco-Photo Explorers - Southampton

March 16: Long Island Firsts with Eco-Photo Explorers

Southampton


Learn about intriguing stories of Long Island’s history during this event at Rogers Memorial Library.


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March 17: Pints and Prints: Andy Warhol, Revelation

Prospect Heights


Enjoy a beer while you create your own Pop art prints inspired by the Brooklyn Museum’s “Andy Warhol: Revelation” exhibition.


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March 18: Winter Festival: Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night

Upper West Side


This program by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will feature music of different eras and styles, each piece inspired by the night.


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March 19: Somi and Friends: The Reimagination of Miriam Makeba

Harlem


Grammy-nominated vocalist and composer Somi will be joined on the Apollo Theater stage by a roster of special guests during this celebration of Makeba’s music.


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March 20: Maple Sugar Tour

Cornwall, NY


Head to the town of Cornwall for a maple sugar tour, during which you will discover sugaring techniques used by Native Americans and pick up local maple syrup.


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March 21: Women's Jazz Festival  - Harlem

March 21: Women's Jazz Festival

Harlem


Attend the closing night of the Schomburg Center’s Women’s Jazz Festival, which will feature bassist Endea Owens and celebrate Black women composers’ contributions to jazz.


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March 22: Upload

Upper East Side


Acclaimed Dutch composer and director Michel van der Aa’s new film opera explores technological innovation, telling the story of a father and daughter who attempt to “virtually resurrect” the dying father.


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March 23: Land of Dreams Screening

Virtual


Enjoy a screening of “Land of Dreams,” a New Mexico-set multidisciplinary project, followed by a conversation with filmmaker Shirin Neshat.


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March 24: Lenapehoking: The Tenacious Myth of the Purchase of Manhattan

Virtual


This panel discussion will share the true story of the purchase of Manhattan, which involved the forced removal of the local Lenape community.


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March 25: L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato

Fort Greene


The music of Handel, poetry of Milton, and choreography of Mark Morris converge on the BAM stage to create a feast for the senses.


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New York Botanical Garden

March 26: Orchid Evenings

The Bronx


Spend an evening amongst the dazzling orchid displays at the New York Botanical Garden, enjoying cocktails, food from the Bronx Night Market, and exciting performances.


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March 27: The Grift: A Practice in the Art of Deception

Sag Harbor


An immersive experience that is part theatre and part game, “The Grift” will test your clue-solving skills as you try to outsmart a criminal mastermind.


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March 28: Debra Olin: Every Protection

Lower East Side


Inspired by traditional beliefs among the Eastern European Jewish community, this exhibition features nine mixed-media works that explore a woman’s experience of childbirth and child rearing.


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March 29: The Metropolitan Opera’s Eugene Onegin

Upper West Side


Experience Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” an opera about unrequited love, at the Metropolitan Opera.


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March 30: Monet to Morisot: The Real and Imagined in European Art

Prospect Heights


This Brooklyn Museum survey of 19th and early 20th-century art features works by Monet, Matisse, Kandinsky, and others.


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March 31: The Winter Show Opening Night Party

Upper East Side


Attend this glamorous evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the start of the 2022 Winter Show and to support East Side House Settlement.


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