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NYC Open Culture Program Resources

NYC Open Culture Program

Art and cultural institutions may apply for the NYC Open Culture Program, which allows the use of certain City blocks for free events. Open culture permits are available for events like cultural performances, rehearsals, and classes so long as they are free, open to the public, and offer free services or information to the community. If you are interested in hosting an open culture event, please visit Street Activity Permit Office Open Culture webpage for more information and to apply for a permit.