This online collection provides details on nearly 200 cultural groups’ programs for senior citizens and groups; ticket and membership discounts; and assistance available for visitors with disabilities in hearing, mobility and vision.

The cultural groups include museums, dance and theater companies, libraries, performing arts venues, zoos and more. They are listed below alphabetically, based on the services they provide to seniors. Click here to view the NYC-ARTS list of organizations that are always free or offer pay-what-you-wish admission.

The 2012 NYC-ARTS Cultural Guide for Seniors: Manhattan was made with the generous support of MetLife Foundation, and with support from New York City Councilmember Jessica Lappin.

Organizations with Senior Programming
92nd Street Y
Alpha Omega 1-7 Theatrical Dance Company
American Folk Art Museum
Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater
Asia Society and Museum

Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture
Carnegie Hall
Community Works
Dyckman Farmhouse
Flamenco Latino
Gibney Dance
Hudson Guild
Inside Broadway
Irish Arts Center/An Claidheamh Soluis
Japan Society
Jewish Museum
Lifetime Arts
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Little Orchestra Society
Manhattan New Music Project
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum at Eldridge Street
Museum of Chinese in America
Museum of Modern Art
New York Chinese Cultural Center/Dance China NY
New York City Center
New York City Master Chorale
New York Theatre Ballet
The Performance Project @ University Settlement
Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre
Repertorio Español
Riverside Church
Rubin Museum of Art
Sociedad Educativa de las Artes (Society of the Educational Arts)
Studio Museum in Harlem
Teatro IATI
Theatre Development Fund
Whitney Museum of American Art

 

Organizations with Senior Discounts
3-Legged Dog
92nd Street Y
Acting Company
African Diaspora Film Festival
African Film Festival
A Gathering of Tribes
Alpha Omega 1-7 Theatrical Dance Company
Amas Musical Theatre
American Folk Art Museum
American Globe Theatre
American Museum of Natural History
Amore Opera
Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater
Anthology Film Archives
Asia Society and Museum
Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture
Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
Central Park Zoo
Children’s Museum of Manhattan
China Institute
The Cloisters—Metropolitan Museum of Art
Columbia University—Miller Theatre
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum—Smithsonian Institution
Dance Theater Workshop
El Museo del Barrio
Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Ensemble Studio Theatre
Film Forum
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Frick Collection
Galli Theater
Gibney Dance
GOH Productions
Golden Fleece
Gracie Mansion
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
H.A.D.L.E.Y. Players
Harlem Stage
Horizon Theatre Rep
Hudson Guild
Ice Theatre of New York
IFC Center
International Center of Photography
International Keyboard Institute & Festival
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
Irish Arts Center/An Claidheamh Soluis
Irish Repertory Theatre
Japan Society
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Jewish Museum
Kaufman Center
Kaye Playhouse—Hunter College, CUNY
La Mama, E.T.C.
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York
Manhattan New Music Project
Merchant’s House Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Metropolitan Opera
Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts
Morgan Library & Museum
Morris-Jumel Mansion
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
Museum at Eldridge Street
Museum of American Finance
Museum of Arts and Design
Museum of Chinese in America
Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Sex
Museum of the City of New York
Music Before 1800
Neue Galerie
New Museum
New York Chinese Cultural Center/Dance China NY
New York City Fire Museum
New York City Master Chorale
New York City Police Museum
New-York Historical Society
New York International Fringe Festival
New York Theatre Ballet
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Paley Center for Media
The Performance Project @ University Settlement
Poetry Project
Poets House
Riverside Symphony
Rubin Museum of Art
Repertorio Español
Skyscraper Museum
Sociedad Educativa de las Artes (Society of the Educational Arts)
South Street Seaport Museum
Statue of Liberty National Monument
Studio Museum in Harlem
TADA!
Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse—Hunter College, CUNY
Teatro IATI
Town Hall
Ukrainian Museum
Walter Reade Theater
Whitney Museum of American Art
Yeshiva University Museum
York Theatre Company
Young Concert Artists