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The Luxury Calendar: Top 25 Events in the World in April 2021

The Luxury Calendar: Top 25 Events in the World in April 2021

Our Luxury Calendar provides a comprehensive overview of the top events unfolding around the world every month. Some are micro-luxuries (like a really good book) and others are on a grand, epic scale. Personally, if schedules and money were no object, and we could do anything we’d like, here are our top picks for the best luxury events and experiences in the world in April 2021. Here’s your luxury events calendar of the can’t-miss events in fashion, music, sports, travel, art and culture in this month of April 2021.

luxury events calendar: how to have a brilliant April

Thanks to T.S. Eliot, April gets a bad rap. But actually, to paraphrase Lewis Carroll’s walrus, it’s the season of many things: of cosmic sights and new delights, of tournaments and kings.

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Specifically, this month will see the long awaited Kusama: Cosmic Nature opening at NYBG; the return of live performances in NYC courtesy of An Audience with… at The Shed and Lincoln Center’s Restart Stages;  the 85th edition of the Masters Tournament; season four of The Handmaid’s Tale; a chance at owning Rare Whisky; and the opening of the Goodtime Hotel in Miami Beach by Pharell Williams.

So while it may bring spring showers, with a badass attitude and the right boots, one can definitely spend the month of April in style.

the best events in the world of luxury in april

It’s hard to narrow the list down to just the top 25 picks in the world of luxury in April 2021, but here goes.

the best events in the world of luxury in april

we want to see

1. an audience with

The Shed at Hudson Yards will reopen with an indoor performance series called An Audience with… featuring cellist Kelsey Lu, the New York Philharmonic, soprano Renée Fleming and comedian Michelle Wolf – Apr 2 – 22

2. restart stages

Lincoln Center is launching Restart Stages, a new initiative to create an open-air performing arts center including 10 outdoor performance and rehearsal spaces, on World Health Day.  Aiming to help kick start the performing arts sector and contribute to the revival of New York City, the program will begin with a performance for healthcare workers – Apr 7

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3. kusama: cosmic nature

A career-spanning display of the Yayoi Kusma’s installations, paintings and sculptures is opening at the New York Botanical Garden this month after Kusama: Cosmic Nature was postponed in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Most of the included artworks will be on display for the first time ever in the United States – Apr 10 – Oct 31

luxury events April 2021

The calendar of the top events in the world of luxury art and culture in April 2021: Kusama, Cosmic Nature. Courtesy Photo.

4. georgia o’keeffe

Although heavily researched back home in the US, few major studies have been devoted to Georgia O’Keeffe in Europe.  Now, a sweeping survey will give audiences across the continent a chance to explore the life and work of the pioneering American Modernist at Madrid’s Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza – Apr 20 – Aug 8

5. the academy awards

The 93rd Annual Academy Awards will air on NBC.  David Fincher’s “Mank” leads the nominations with 10 nods. For the first time, two women – Chloé Zhao and Emerald Fennell – were nominated for best director – Apr 21

6. superblue

TeamLab’s Proliferating Immense Life, A Whole Year per Year is the inaugural exhibition at Superblue, a Miami “experiential art center” opening this month – Apr 22

we want to read

7. the pepper thai cookbook

In her debut cookbook, The Pepper Thai Cookbook ($30), Pepper Teigen shares some of her most iconic recipes, including roasted lemongrass chicken, seafood pad cha and Thai beef jerky. Between recipes, Chrissy Teigen’s mom shares personal anecdotes about moving to the U.S. from Thailand and learning how to cook her favorite meals with American ingredients – Apr 13

luxury events April 2021

The calendar of the top events in the world of luxury art and culture in April 2021: The Peper Thai Cookbook. Courtesy Photo.

8. hotel du cap-eden roc: a timeless legend

Nestled in a spectacular botanical garden with stunning views on the Mediterranean, the idyllic Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc has attracted scintillating international guests for 150 years.  Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc: A Timeless Legend on the French Riviera ($85) by Alexandra Campbell explores the vast history of this nineteenth century retreat for artists and writers – Apr 27

we want to watch

9. hemingway

Ernest Hemingway gets the docuseries treatment courtesy of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Peter Coyote acts as the narrator of the 6-hour Hemingway, with Jeff Daniels providing the voice of the novelist and four actresses – Meryl Streep, Keri Russell, Mary-Louise Parker and Patricia Clarkson – playing the vocal roles of his four wives – Apr 5

10. thunder force

Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCartney star as an unlikely crime-fighting superhero duo in Thunder Force on Netflix – Apr 9

11. stowaway

Starring Anna Kendrick, Toni Collette and Daniel Dae Kim, Stowaway on Netflix is the story of a three person crew on a mission to Mars who find an unplanned passenger on board their ship – Apr 22

luxury events April 2021

The calendar of the top events in the world of luxury art and culture in April 2021: Stowaway. Courtesy Photo.

12. the handmaid’s tale

Nearly two years after it last aired, The Handmaid’s Tale is returning for a fourth season of dystopian drama – Apr 28

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13. without remorse

Michael B. Jordan headlines the action thriller Without Remorse on Amazon Prime based on a Tom Clancy novel that explores the origins of John Clark, one of the author’s most famous non-Jack Ryan characters – Apr 30

we want to hear

14. dancing with the devil . . . the art of starting over

Fans have waited years for Demi Lovato’s seventh album Dancing With the Devil … The Art of Starting Over.  It’s her first record since her big return to music on the 2020 Grammys stage and her harrowing 2018 overdose. She was recently explored in the YouTube docuseries also titled Dancing With the Devil – Apr 2

15. jonas kaufmann

As part of the ongoing Great Performances series on PBS, superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann will perform a program of classic arias from the Baroque interior of the historic Polling Abbey in the Bavarian countryside outside Munich, Germany – Apr 2

16. still processing

In their new podcast, Still Processing, New York Times culture writers Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris come together to talk art, identity, politics, the internet and more

The calendar of the top events in the world of luxury art and culture in April 2021: Still Processing. Courtesy Photo.

we want to check out

17. masters tournament

The 85th edition of the Masters Tournament will take place in Augusta with limited spectator attendance – Apr 5 – 11

18. porsche taycan charity artcar

Porsche Schweiz AG and RM Sotheby’s have joined forces in support of artists struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic with the auction of a Porsce Taycan 4S Artcar.  This special edition e-vehicle features the artwork of Richard Phillips’ Queen of the Night. It will benefit the Swiss non-profit organization Suisse Culture Sociale – Apr 6 – 13

The calendar of the top events in the world of luxury art and culture in April 2021: Porsche Taycan Charity Artcar. Courtesy Photo.

19. monte carlo rolex masters

The first of three ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournaments played on clay is the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters.  The eight day tournament brings together top tennis players from around the world at the magnificent Salle des Etoiles Sporting Monte Carlo – Apr 10 – 18

20. grand national

40 horses and their jockeys will line-up in what is the ultimate test in British horse racing.  The Grand National has much larger fences than a normal course.  The Chair, Valentine’s Brook, Foinavon, Becher’s Brook and the Canal Turn are just some of the famous fences that participants need to navigate in the race – Apr 10

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21. f1 italy

The Formula 1 Pirelli Gran Premio Del Made In Italy E Dell’emilia Romagna will take place over 63 laps of the 4.959-kilometre Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari – Apr 18

we want to check into

22. azumi setoda

Azumi Setoda is the first property of Azumi, a hospitality brand created by Adrian Zecha, founder of Aman, and Naru Developments.  It is ocated on Ikuchijima. It is a small and tranquil island in the Japanese Seto Inland Sea, the hotel balances tradition and modernity to offer the ryokan hospitality experience to  travellers

23. goodtime hotel

With an expansive third-floor pool deck, lobby lounge, eatery, outdoor workout area, recording studio, and 45,000 sq. feet of retail space, the Goodtime Hotel from Pharell Williams has opened in Miami’s South Beach area

The calendar of the top events in the world of luxury art and culture in April 2021: Goodtime Hotel. Courtesy Photo.

we want a taste of

24. rare whisky & moutai

Sotheby’s inaugural Rare Whisky & Moutai spirits sale in Hong Kong will present a rare opportunity to acquire the complete Black Bowmore single malt whisky collection together with a bespoke archive cabinet by award-winning craftsman John Galvin – Apr 18

25. weat

WEAT is a new start-up delivering experiential meal kits from some of New York’s top restaurants like Miss Lily’s, aRoqa, 456 Shanghai, Bolero and Cocina Consuelo.  Each Discovery Box’ features a signature dish along with other fun add-ons to create fully immersive experiences

The calendar of the top events in the world of luxury art and culture in April 2021: Weat. Courtesy Photo.

what else is going on?

The historical and religious Sikh and Hindu festival Vaisakhi marks the New Year. It is also a spring harvest festival, this year it will be celebrated on April 13. In England, April 23 is St. George’s Day – since the 13th century it’s been a national day of feasting to celebrate the patron saint of England, who is famously associated with the legend of St. George and the Dragon.

In addition, it’s April Fools’ Day on the 1st this year. Don’t goof off too long because Good Friday is April 2nd followed by Easter on April 4th.  Finally, Earth Day is April 22nd.

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That’s it. Our luxury calendar of the best luxury events and true luxury experiences in April 2021. What are you most excited about?

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Jillian Tangen is the Head of Research at Dandelion Chandelier and a former Senior Research Analyst at McKinsey & Co and Analyst at Shearman & Sterling. She is an avid fan of Nordic design, having owned an independent lifestyle store and sales agency focused on emerging Scandinavian design. Jillian lives in New York and is married with three young children. She loves cross-country skiing, the New York Rangers, reading, travel and discovering new brands.

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