madison square park, Fifth Ave. between 23rd & 26th St., 212-538-4689:Circle With Towers, outdoor concrete sculpture by SOL LEWITT, through December.
maiden lane exhibition space, 125 Maiden Lane, 212-785-3608: Proposal for the First Airport on Mars, new media works by LAURA EMRICK, through Sep. 18.
nancy hoffman gallery, 429 W. Broadway, July Hours: Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-966-6676: Elusive Surface, group exhibition showing the range of possibilities of the application of paint, through Sep. 10; Eve, group exhibition exploring the beguiling female gaze first encountered in the Garden of Eden, through Sep. 10.
new york downtown hospital, 170 William St., call for hours, 212-312-5000: Stillness of Nature, photographs by REX H. WU, MD, through Sep. 22.
ramakrishnananda Center, 96 Ave. B, Sun.-Fri., 1:30-5:30 p.m., 646-436-7010: Sacred art collection, Far East works portraying Gods and demigods, deities and others characters from the Hindu and Buddhist traditions, open ended.
the ritz-carlton, 2 West St. & Battery Place, 212-206-6674: Look and See, new 9 ton sculpture by JIM HODGES presented by Creative Time for the Art on the Plaza series, through Oct. 30.
Streits Matzos, 148-154 Rivington St., varying hours & by appointment, 212-677-0876: Grand opening of The Matzo Files, an open ended group exhibition of over 250 artists presented in boxes & files, with a rotating selection of featured, curated art shows, call for more information or go to matzofiles.org for more information, an alternative, non-profit organization supporting local & outside artists who are emerging, all work is for sale.
sunshine factory gallery, 11 Essex St., Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 917-562-8468: A Cast of Characters, comic and comic inspired artwork, through Sep. 5.
abrons arts center, Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand St., 212-598-0400.
american primitive gallery, 594 Broadway, #205, 212-966-1530.
anton kern gallery, 532 W. 20th St., 212-367-9663.
art in general, 79 Walker St., 212-219-0473.
atlantic gallery, 40 Wooster St., 212-219-3183.
Bellwether, 134 Tenth Ave., Tue.-Sat., 212-929-5959.
center for architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, 212-358-6126.
ceres gallery, 547 W. 27th St., Suite 201, 212-947-6100.
cfm gallery, 112 Greene St., 212-966-3864.
claire oliver fine art, 529 W. 20th St., 212-929-5949.
the drawing center, 35 Wooster St., 212-219-2166.
franklin 54 gallery, 54-56 Franklin St., 212-732-0009.
fraunces tavern museum, 54 Pearl St., 212-425-1778.
fresh art, 548 Broadway, 3rd fl., 646-262-3273.
gallery viet nam, 345 Greenwich St., 212-431-5888.
hebrew union college, One W. Fourth St., 212-824-2205.
henry street settlement, Abrons Arts Center, 212-598-0400.
here arts center, 145 Sixth Ave., 212-647-0202.
june kelly gallery, 591 Broadway, 212-226-1660.
latin collector, 153 Hudson St., 212-334-7813.
leica gallery, 670 Broadway, 212-777-3051.
multiple impressions, 128 Spring St., 212-925-1313.
national association of women artists gallery, 80 Fifth Ave., Suite 1405, 212-675-1616.
NEW YORK CITY FIRE MUSEUM, 278 Spring St., 212-691-1303.
the painting center, 52 Greene St., 212-243-1060.
peter blum gallery, 99 Wooster St., Tue.-Fri., 212-343-0523.
salmagundi club, 47 Fifth Ave., 212-255-7740.
SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM, Schermerhorn Row Galleries, 12 Fulton St, 212-748-8600.
Synaogue for the arts, 49 White St., 212-966-7141.
synchronicity fine arts, 106 W. 13th St., 646-230-8199.
Terrain Gallery/Aesthetic realism foundation, 141 Greene St., 212-777-4490.
WESTBETH GALlery, 57 Bethune St., 212-989-4650.
yeshiva university museum, 15 West 16th St., 212 -294-8330.