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'In Pieces'
Though plenty of LEGO sculptures are truly artful, the toy brand is now officially making the move from toy store to art gallery with "In Pieces," a new exhibit from New York-based contemporary artist and sculptor Nathan Sawaya in collaboration with award-winning Australian photographer Dean West. Various locales in California, Toronto, New York, Utah and Nevada provide the 2-D scenes to which Sawaya has created corresponding and complimentary 3-D LEGO brick sculptures, meant to look like they are native to the settings. See if you can spot the LEGO tree here or towel there - some are harder to find than others. The exhibit will at the Openhouse Gallery in SoHo through March 17. (Opens Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, FREE, Openhouse Gallery, 201 Mulberry St., inpiecescollection.com)

Museum

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum anniversary tour
To mark its 20th anniversary, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is heading on a four-city national tour, which will include an interactive stop in New York this weekend. Head to the Hilton for a variety of rare films from the museum's archives, workshops, panels, a tribute honoring survivors and World War II veterans and opportunities to share your family artifacts with a museum curator. (Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., FREE, Hilton New York, 1335 Sixth Ave., neveragain.ushmm.org/events)

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