Every year I try to go to the Armory to catch the Art Show and the smaller venues that accompany this massive display of contemporary art. You may not be buying, but its certainly worth a look and a dose of well-needed inspiration after this frigid winter spent mostly indoors. 
Here is some of what I experienced last year:

What: The Art Show
Where: Park Avenue Armory at 67th St
Time: Noon-8pm
Cost: $10-$15