The Best Art & Design Events Happening This Month

Circle these dates in pink and fill up your summer calendar with Domino-approved happenings.

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Photography by PHUONG NGUYEN

July 1: MoMA PS1’s sun-soaked outdoor music series, aka the Warm Up, heats up today in Long Island City, New York.   

July 2:As in Nature: Helen Frankenthaler Paintings" opens at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, showcasing the late artists ethereal artwork.

July 3: Don your preppiest whites and tune in to watch Andy Murray defend his title at Wimbledon, which runs through July 16. 

July 4: Nothing says Fourth of July like an epic yard sale—and nothing tops the event hosted by vintage goods outpost Melet Mercantile in Montauk, New York.

July 6: Michelin-starred chef John Fraser opens Narcbar, a casual neighborhood bar in New York’s Standard East Village.

July 7: The second full-length album from L.A.’s favorite sister squad Haim drops today.

July 11-16: Clear your calendar and head to Brimfield, Massachusetts, for one of the country’s best antique shows. The legendary market boasts more than 6,000 vendors—you’re going to need more than a weekend to hit them all.

July 14: Celebrate Bastille Day in style in America’s most French city: New Orleans. The southern city has one of the best fetes in the world.


 cecconi's soho house dumbo brooklyn
Photography by DAVE BURK

All month: Housed in a historic repurposed ferry building, the brand-new Empire Stores complex in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood has everything from a Smile to Go kiosk and a Shinola shop to Cecconi’s, a Soho House outpost (with the absolute best views, as evidenced above) and rooftop courtyard. Basically, it’s your HQ for the rest of the summer.

July 14-23: The Festival Napa Valley is 10 days of music, food, wine, and art. Need we say more?

July 15-16: Score a girl gang needlepoint and other finds over the weekend at San Francisco’s Renegade Craft Fair, the world’s largest marketplace for independent crafts and design.

July 21: The Swiss Alps aren’t just a wintertime destination. For 17 days, the Verbier Festival will turn the village of Verbier into a classical music hotbed with 60 concerts.
July 25: Director William Oldroyd makes his debut with Lady Macbeth, described by the Guardian as a “a darker-than-dark period drama.” The paper named it “one of the best films of 2017” so far, and everyone agrees: It currently has a 93 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

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Published on July 01, 2017 - 5:30am EDT

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