New York City is home to more than 700 art galleries; 380 nonprofit theater companies; 330 dance companies; 131 museums; 96 orchestras; 40 Broadway theaters; 15 major concert halls; five zoos; five botanical gardens; and one aquarium. Start exploring today!
Poem in Your Pocket Day 2014
On April 24, 2014, the City will host this annual celebration of literacy and community to honor April as National Poetry Month.
P-Credit Courses at Materials for the Arts
Materials for the Arts offers P-Credit courses for teachers. In these studio-style classes, teachers learn how to creatively reuse materials to make engaging projects for lessons in all content areas. Upcoming courses include Project Based Learning: Reuse in English Language Arts starting on March 1, and Paper: From Pulp to Fiction starting on April 26.
UrbanGlass Presents Illuminate: Design in Light
On view at the Agnes Varis Art Center in Downtown Brooklyn from April 2 – May 31, this exhibition looks at the many ways in which New York City designers use glass in their lighting.
The Hebrew Home at Riverdale Presents The Politics of Paint: Landscape Painting in the Soviet Union, 1953-1963
On view from February 9 through April 20, this exhibition of 14 paintings is drawn from the Hebrew Home’s extensive collection of mid-century Soviet art.