TUTANKHAMUN FUNERAL, the Metropolitan Museum of Art digs deeper into the elaborate rituals at boy king’s funeral. While speculation revolves around Tut, who died at around age 18, it left more questions than answers. Discoveries by archaeologist Theodore Davis in the Valley of the Kings of burial preps in 1908 provide fascinating insights. A colossal statue of the god Amun is a ‘must see.’ 1000 Fifth Ave. www.metmuseum.org.
The Infamous Gangster World Has Its Day at the MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN GANGSTER located appropriately in a former local speakeasy at 80 St. Marks Place. Exhibits trace the Prohibition era, the whiskey still to the St. Valentine’s Day massacre newspaper accounts and the Thompson, Tommy machine gun, and much more lore. See the underground office of the notorious gangster Frank Hoffman. Adm. $10. www.Moagnyc.org.
METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE’s chamber music concert Monday, April 5 at 7 pm at Americas Society, 680 Park Ave., features the New York premiere of Timo Andres’ piano quintet, I FOUND IT BY THE SEA, paired with Brahms' masterwork in the genre, Op. 25. FREE, reserve www.as-coa.org.
RALPH M. CHAIT GALLERIES, The oldest specialist gallery celebrates 100 years dealing in Chinese Art with a historic photographic retrospective of its former locations as well as a selling exhibition of rare and exceptional objects. 724 Fifth Ave. By appointment 212.397.2818. www.rmchait.com.