art-works

On November 27, 2012, The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced recipients of its Arts Works Grant for Fall of 2012. A total of 832 grants were awarded, totaling $23.3 million. The list of recipients spans 13 artistic disciplines and focuses primarily on the creation and presentation of both new and existing works for the benefit of American audiences. NYC-ARTS would like to congratulate all who received recognition from the NEA and particularly shine the spotlight on New York-based arts groups, which took more than a quarter of the awards (totaling $7 million).

For a full list and description of grant-sponsored projects, please visit arts.gov.


  • 651 Arts

    Brooklyn

    Since 1988, 651 ARTS has been committed to developing, producing and presenting performance and cultural programming rooted in the African Diaspora, with a primary focus on contemporary performing arts. 651 ...


  • Abrons Arts Center

    New York

    The Abrons Arts Center, which opened in 1975 at 466 Grand Street, presents exhibitions in all media by artists-in-residence, and local and international contemporary artists. Adjacent is its landmarked 300-seat ...


  • African Film Festival

    New York

    The African Film Festival (AFF) builds an American audience for African film through an annual film festival in New York, a National Traveling Film Series, various panel discussions and a ...


  • Alarm Will Sound

    New York

    Alarm Will Sound is a 20-member ensemble dedicated to the creation, performance, and recording of today's music. It is an advocate for innovative work by established and emerging composers, especially ...


  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

    New York

    The world famous Ailey company has come to include Ailey II (1974), the Ailey School, Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs and the Ailey Extension, which offers dance classes ...


  • Amas Musical Theatre

    New York

    This multi-ethnic performance group mounts six to seven musicals a year.


  • American Ballet Theatre

    New York

    The Company's spring season is held at the Metropolitan Opera House. Repertory includes many of the great Romantic ballets of the 19th century, major works of the 20th century and ...


  • American Composers Orchestra

    New York

    Founded in 1977, American Composers Orchestra is the only orchestra in the world dedicated to the creation, performance, and preservation of music by American composers. Through concerts at Carnegie Hall ...


  • American Opera Projects

    Brooklyn

    American Opera Projects commissions, develops and presents new opera and innovative opera projects.


  • American Tap Dance Foundation

    New York

    The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) is a nonprofit organization committed to establishing and legitimizing Tap Dance as a vital component of American Dance through creation, presentation, education and preservation.


  • Americas Society

    New York

    Americas Society (AS) is the premier forum dedicated to education, debate and dialogue about issues in Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada. Its literature, music and visual arts programs present ...


  • Anthology Film Archives

    New York

    Anthology Film Archives provides a unique window onto the world of cinema, be it mainstream features, outsider independents, hand-held documentaries or the most austere experimental works.


  • Apollo Theater

    New York

    One of the landmarks of Harlem, the Apollo Theater is perhaps best known for its amateur night and the syndicated television show that brings African-American talent into millions of homes. ...


  • Armitage Gone! Dance

    New York

    Karole Armitage and her dancers have shaped the evolution of contemporary dance through the creation and performance of new works.


  • Ars Nova

    New York

    Ars Nova is New York‚ hub for emerging artists and new work in theater, comedy and music, producing provocative and affordable live entertainment to feed today's popular culture.


  • Art in General

    New York

    Art in General commissions challenging projects by artists who are interested in creating new work. It commissions visual artists to create new projects in any medium or form—from painting ...


  • Arts for Art

    New York

    This multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural, artist-run organization in the Lower East Side launched the Vision Festival, New York‚ premier free jazz/avant-garde jazz happening, in 1996.


  • Asia Society and Museum

    New York

    Complementing the superb art works in the museum are lectures by leading scholars and collectors in the field, musical and theatrical events and the screening of films from many Asian ...


  • Atlantic Theater Company

    New York

    Atlantic Theater Company is an award-winning Off Broadway theater dedicated to producing great plays simply and truthfully utilizing an artistic ensemble. Since its inception in 1982, the company has produced ...


  • Ballet Hispanico

    New York

    Celebrating 42 years of dance and culture, Ballet Hispanico is recognized as the nation's leading Latino dance organization. Led by Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro, the Company, School of Dance, and ...


  • Bang on a Can

    Brooklyn

    Since its inception in 1987, the organization has presented more than 150 musical events in New York and it has served as an alternative to mainstream classical music institutions.


  • Bebe Miller Company

    New York

    BEBE MILLER (Choreographer/Director) formed The Bebe Miller Company in 1985 with a vision of dance and performance that resides in her faith in the moving body as a record of ...


  • BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn

    Brooklyn

    BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn has enriches Brooklyn with a wide array of contemporary art, performing arts and community media programs. BRIC is a leader in innovation in the ...


  • Bronx Museum of the Arts

    Bronx

    Works by 20th-century artists from Africa, Asia and Latin America, as well as American descendants from those regions, form the basis of the collection. Exhibitions and programs offer Bronx residents ...


  • BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange

    Brooklyn

    BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange is a nurturing, year-round, performance, rehearsal and educational venue in Brooklyn that encourages artistic risk-taking and stimulates dialogue among diverse constituencies.


  • Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music

    Brooklyn

    With affordable classes for all levels of musician, the Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music has been serving a diverse audience since 1897. The school also offers performances and lectures in ...


  • Brooklyn Museum

    Brooklyn

    Representing many of the world's great cultures, the collection of the Brooklyn Museum comprises 1.5 million artworks. The magnificent six-story, 450,000-square-foot Beaux-Arts building was designed in 1893 by the renowned ...


  • Brooklyn Philharmonic

    Brooklyn

    Brooklyn Phil is not only one of the oldest living orchestras in the United States, but with 166 world premieres under its belt, 65 works commissioned from living composers, and ...


  • Buglisi Dance Theatre

    New York

    Technical excellence and unparalleled dramatic power describes the consummate artists of Buglisi Dance Theatre.


  • Cabinet

    Brooklyn

    Cabinet is a quarterly magazine of art and culture that has opened an event space on the Gowanus Canal to exhibit contemporary art.


  • Career Transition For Dancers

    New York

    Career Transition For Dancers is a nonprofit organization that enables dancers to define their career possibilities and develop the skills necessary to excel in a variety of disciplines.


  • Carnegie Hall

    New York

    Carnegie Hall presents close to 200 performances by the world's finest artists each season on its three great stages‚ the renowned Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, intimate Weill Recital Hall and innovative ...


  • Cathedral of Saint John the Divine

    New York

    The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is the largest Gothic-style cathedral in the world and the seat of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. On display throughout the cathedral ...


  • Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet

    New York

    Founded in 2003 by Nancy Laurie, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet has distinguished itself through both its exceptionally talented corps of dancers and its emphasis on acquiring and commissioning new works ...


  • Center for Book Arts

    New York

    Exhibits and workshops, ranging from the traditional to the avant-garde, explore the art and craft of bookmaking. Some shows have celebrated various aspects of book structures, while others have confronted ...


  • Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

    New York

    Founded in 1969, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presents annual series of concerts and educational events for listeners ranging from connoisseurs to chamber music newcomers of all ages. ...


  • Cherry Lane Theatre

    New York

    Nestled on the corner of Commerce Street in Greenwich Village, Cherry Lane Theatre is a cultural landmark founded by Edna St. Vincent Millay in 1924 and continues to produce shows.


  • Chez Bushwick

    Brooklyn

    Chez Bushwick, an artist-run organization, is dedicated to the advancement of interdisciplinary art and performance, with a strong focus on new choreography. The organization offers New York City's only $5 ...


  • Cinema Tropical

    New York

    New York-based Cinema Tropical is the leading presenter of Latin American cinema in the U.S.


  • City Parks Foundation

    New York

    City Parks Foundation presents free arts, sports, education and community-building initiatives in more than 700 parks citywide each year.


  • The Civilians

    Brooklyn

    The Civilians' R&D Group is comprised of emerging and established theater artists interested in creating investigative theater.


  • Clarion Music Society

    New York

    The Clarion Music Society is unique in its commitment to performing lost or neglected works from the 18th and 19th centuries as well as well-known masterworks from these periods that ...


  • Classical Theatre of Harlem

    New York

    Since its founding in 1999, the Classical Theatre of Harlem has established itself as a serious venue for theater in Harlem. It produces classics of world theater in an effort ...


  • Clubbed Thumb

    New York

    Clubbed Thumb commissions, develops, and produces funny, strange, and provocative new plays by living American writers. Since its founding in 1996, the company has earned four Obies and presented plays ...


  • Columbia University–Miller Theatre

    New York

    The Miller Theater on Columbia University's campus hosts music, dance, theater and speaking engagements.


  • Community Works

    New York

    Community Works serves more than 150,000 public school students and community groups every year through live performances, workshops, exhibitions, mentoring and other programs.


  • Concert Artists Guild

    New York

    Through competitions and other promotional programs, the Concert Artists Guild promotes young classical music talent.


  • DanceBrazil

    New York

    DanceBrazil was founded in 1977 by artistic director Jelon Vieira and has performed across the U.S. and throughout the world. The company presents a unique fusion of Afro-Brazilian movement, contemporary ...


  • Dance Continuum

    New York

    Dance Continuum, a.k.a. Susan Marshall & Company, creates and performs dance and multidisciplinary performance works choreographed and directed by Susan Marshall. The company is committed to expanding the dance audience ...


  • Dance Theatre Etcetera

    Brooklyn

    Located on the Red Hook waterfront, Dance Theatre Etcetera‚ (DTE) mission is to use the arts as a vehicle for social transformation, connecting progressive artists and first-time artists on critically ...


  • Dance Theatre of Harlem

    New York

    Dance Theatre of Harlem is a leading dance institution with outreach programs and a world-class school that trains young people in classical ballet and the allied arts. The Dance Theatre ...


  • Dancewave

    Brooklyn

    Dancewave transforms the lives of New York City youth through unique exposure to world-class, pre-professional performing arts training. Since 1995, Dancewave has offered education programs for young people with a ...


  • Danspace Project

    New York

    Part of an ongoing history of experimental dance at St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery, this 200-seat sanctuary has been presenting dance performances by established choreographers to young up-and-coming artists since 1974.


  • David Dorfman Dance

    New York

    Since its founding in 1985, David Dorfman Dance has performed extensively in New York City and toured internationally.


  • Dia Art Foundation

    New York

    Dia Art Foundation showcases ambitious visual art, especially large and unusual works that might not otherwise find a home given the space constraints of the city.


  • Donna Uchizono Company

    New York

    In its commitment to bringing contemporary work to the public and to building appreciation for the performing and visual arts, the company adheres to high standards of innovation and collaboration, ...


  • Doug Varone & Dancers

    Joyce Theater

    Tue, Mar 15, 2011 - Sun, Mar 20, 2011

    The New York premiere Chapters from a Broken Novel will be presented with live music performed by the score's composer, David Van Tieghem.


  • The Drawing Center

    New York

    The Drawing Center, located in SoHo's historic cast-iron district, exhibits contemporary and historic drawings.


  • DreamYard Project

    Bronx

    DreamYard uses project-based arts learning to ignite the transformative spirit in youth, public schools and communities. As the largest arts education provider in the Bronx and one of the largest ...


  • En Foco

    Bronx

    Through touring exhibitions and publications, En Foco provides emerging and mid-career artists with recognition, honoraria and technical assistance. It disseminates their work though the quarterly bilingual journal Nueva Luz, and ...


  • Eyebeam Art + Technology Center

    New York

    Founded in 1997, Eyebeam exposes broad and diverse audiences to new technologies and media arts, while simultaneously establishing and demonstrating new media as a significant genre of cultural production.


  • Film Forum

    New York

    A three-screen arthouse cinema in Lower Manhattan, Film Forum screens new independent and foreign films as well as thematically organized series of older films.


  • Film Society of Lincoln Center

    New York

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center sponsors the renowned annual New York Film Festival, one of the world's leading showcases for new American and international films. It also operates the ...


  • Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

    New York

    Founded in 1983, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is a performance group dedicated to fostering the art of flamenco. The company performs in New York and tours internationally and conducts extensive ...


  • Flux Factory

    Long Island City

    This incubator for art that is in dialogue with the physical, social and cultural space of New York City is based in a three-story converted greeting card factory in Long ...


  • Foundry Theatre

    New York

    Established in 1994, The Foundry Theatre aspires to assemble a community of artists with revolutionary ideas for the theatre and the world in which it is situated. The company commissions, ...


  • Gibney Dance

    New York

    Gibney Dance is a pioneering dance company that blends artistic excellence and community action. Gibney Dance has established a stunning company of dancers, highly regarded community action programs and a ...


  • Grey Art Gallery‚ New York University

    New York

    Two exhibition spaces feature shows in virtually all aspects of the fine and applied arts: painting, sculpture, drawing and printmaking, photography, architecture, decorative arts, film, video and performance art.


  • Groundswell Community Mural Project

    Brooklyn

    The project brings together artists, youth and community organizations to use art as a tool for social change. The projects beautify neighborhoods, engage youth in societal and personal transformation, and ...


  • Indo-American Arts Council

    New York

    The Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) supports artistic disciplines in classical, fusion, folk and innovative forms influenced by the arts of India. The organization works with colleagues around the United States ...


  • International Center of Photography

    New York

    ICP presents more than 20 exhibitions a year, exploring the diversity of the medium‚ from documentary photography to digital imagery. The collection houses more than 100,000 original photographic prints representing ...


  • International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)

    Brooklyn

    ICE is dedicated to reshaping the way music is created and experienced. With a flexible roster of 33 leading instrumentalists performing in forces ranging from solos to large ensembles, the ...


  • International Print Center New York

    New York

    Founded in 2000, the International Print Center is the first and only American institution devoted exclusively to fine-art prints. Located in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea, the International Print Center's ...


  • Jane Comfort and Company

    New York

    Jane Comfort and Company creates dance theater works that push the intersection of movement and language to a new form of theater.


  • Jazz at Lincoln Center

    New York

    With the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and an array of guest artists, Jazz at Lincoln Center produces a year-round schedule of performance, education and broadcast events for audiences ...


  • The Jazz Gallery

    New York

    The Jazz Gallery offers multiple programs, including performances, commissions and composers workshops. Its performance evenings feature both established and emerging jazz musicians.


  • The Jewish Museum

    New York

    One of the largest museums of its kind in the world, the museum's collections and exhibitions explore Jewish identity over 4,000 years. The permanent exhibition, Culture and Continuity: the Jewish ...


  • John Jasperse Company

    Joyce Theater

    Wed, Jun 16, 2010 - Sat, Jun 19, 2010

    The company performs the New York premiere of Truth, Revised Histories, Wishful Thinking, and Flat Out Lies, an evening-length work with a commissioned score by composer Hahn Rowe and live ...


  • José Limón Dance Foundation, Inc.

    New York

    The José Limón Dance Foundation exists to perpetuate the Limón legacy and its humanistic approach to movement and theater, and to extend the vitality of that vision into the future, ...


  • Joyce Theater

    New York

    Considered one of the premiere performance venues for dance, The Joyce features an annual season of approximately 48 weeks with over 340 performances. The Joyce invites New York City-based, national ...


  • Keigwin and Company

    Joyce Theater

    Tue, Jun 23, 2009 - Sat, Jun 27, 2009

    The company returns to the Joyce with 50 dancers to restage Bolero/NYC. Buy Tickets Online


  • koosil-ja/danceKUMIKO

    New York Live Arts

    Wed, Mar 03, 2010 - Sat, Mar 06, 2010

    Koosil-Ja"És newest work Blocks of Continuality/ Body, Image and Algorithm uses Live Processing, a performance technique and video system, to create and perform movement that is new to the dancers ...


  • La Mama, E.T.C.

    New York

    Founded by Ellen Stewart in 1961, La Mama was the first home to many of today's most popular playwrights, including Harvey Fierstein, Lanford Wilson and Sam Shepard. La Mama presents ...


  • Lark Play Development Center

    New York

    A laboratory for new voices and new ideas, the center provides playwrights with indispensable resources to develop their work.


  • Laundromat Project

    Brooklyn

    The Laundromat Project is a community-based public art nonprofit that brings arts programming to laundromats in the Greater New York area through two core programs: Create Change Public Artist Residency ...


  • League of American Orchestras

    New York

    The League of American Orchestras leads, supports, and champions America’s orchestras and the vitality of the music they perform. Its diverse membership of approximately 850 orchestras across North America runs ...


  • Lower East Side Printshop

    New York

    Founded in 1968, this nonprofit art center supports artists of all creative backgrounds by offering affordable studio space, career services and expertise in printmaking. Exhibitions, which are free-of-charge, and printmaking ...


  • Lar Lubovitch Dance Company

    New York

    The company exists: (1) to create new works by Lubovitch; (2) to perform those works, in its home base of New York City and around the world; and (3) to ...


  • Ma-Yi Theater Company

    New York

    Ma-Yi Theater Company is the nation's premier Asian American theater devoted to developing new plays and performance works that essay Asian American experiences.


  • Mabou Mines

    New York

    Mabou Mines is an avant-garde theater company that believes in a drama of fusion. That is to say, a drama in which virtually anything‚ religion, politics, sociology, anthropology, even biology ...


  • Mama Foundation for the Arts

    New York

    Mama's mission is to present, preserve, and promote the history and fundamentals of gospel, jazz, and rhythm and blues music for current and future generations. The Foundation has established a ...


  • Manhattan Theatre Club

    New York

    Manhattan Theatre Club presents a range of plays at its home in the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on West 47th Street and at the historic New York City Center complex ...


  • Mark Morris Dance Group

    BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

    Thu, Mar 01, 2012 - Sat, Mar 03, 2012

    Mark Morris Dance Group returns to BAM this year with the reprise of the opera Four Saints in Three Acts. and the world premiere of Morris' newest work A Choral ...


  • Metropolitan Museum of Art

    New York

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art was incorporated in 1870 and moved to its present location in Central Park in 1880. It houses an encyclopedic collection of art objects from virtually ...


  • Metropolitan Opera

    New York

    The Metropolitan Opera's foremost goal is to present the highest quality performances of grand opera each season featuring the world's most talented artists and conductors.


  • Monica Bill Barnes and Company

    New York

    Monica Bill Barnes & Company is a contemporary American dance company with the mission to celebrate individuality, humor and the innate theatricality of everyday life.


  • Movement Research

    New York

    Movement Research, founded in 1978, has grown from a volunteer collective of brainstorming artists to an internationally recognized center for new dance and performance. Movement Research programs include Movement ...


  • Museum of Biblical Art

    New York

    Exhibitions and programs at MOBIA present biblical art within the context of history and social life, integrating art and cultural history, religious studies and theology.


  • Museum at Eldridge Street

    New York

    The Eldridge Street Synagogue is now restored it to its original grandeur and hosts a program of tours, school and family programs, public talks, concerts, and festivals which help keep ...



  • Music from China

    New York

    Founded in 1984, Music from China performs traditional Chinese instrumental music and collaborates with composers to expand the repertory of instruments such as the erhu, yangqin, zheng and dizi.


  • New Dramatists

    New York

    Based in New York's Theater District, New Dramatists has been commissioning plays by young authors and steering them through readings and pre-production since 1949. It also hosts career development workshops ...


  • New Federal Theatre

    New York

    The New Federal Theater, founded by Woodie King, Jr., in 1970, grew out of a theater program at Mobilization for Youth. Reflecting the minority community in which it ...


  • The New Group

    New York

    The New Group is a theater company that develops and produces plays that address complex issues and explore all aspects of the human experience. The company focuses on naturalistic and ...


  • New Museum

    New York

    This museum of contemporary art focuses primarily on work of living artists created during the past 10 years. Each year the museum mounts three to four major exhibitions and about ...


  • New Victory Theater

    New York

    The New Victory Theater is New York City‚ first and only full-time performing arts theater for kids and their families and classmates. The New Victory Theater seeks out sophisticated, thought-provoking ...


  • New York City Ballet

    New York

    Founded in 1948 by Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine, the New York City Ballet performs in the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center.



  • New York International Fringe Festival

    New York

    The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) is the largest multi-arts festival in North America, with more than 200 companies from all over the world performing over two weeks in ...


  • New York City Opera

    New York

    This opera company for the people is known for its pioneering productions, unusual repertory and presentation of new American works.


  • New York Live Arts

    New York

    New York Live Arts was founded in 2011 by a merger of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and Dance Theater Workshop.


  • New York Musical Theatre Festival

    New York

    The largest annual musical theater event in America has proven a remarkably effective launching pad for contemporary musicals, with over 85 shows transferring to productions on Broadway, off-Broadway, regionally, on ...


  • New York Theatre Workshop

    New York

    The workshop, whose mainstage productions have gone on to Broadway, has presented over 85 productions, the majority of them world premieres, and organized more than 600 readings.


  • New York University‚ Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

    New York

    New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is the premier venue for cultural and performing arts events for the university. Since opening in 2003, the 860-seat center has ...


  • New York Youth Symphony

    New York

    Founded amid citywide cutbacks in arts education funding in 1963, the New York Youth Symphony promotes the study of instrumental music through programs in orchestral, chamber and jazz performance, conducting ...


  • Noguchi Museum

    Queens

    This museum, situated in a quiet industrial neighborhood of Long Island City, is dedicated to the life and work of the internationally recognized Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988).


  • Our Time Theatre Company

    New York

    Our Time is a non-profit organization that uses the arts to improve the confidence and communication skills of children who stutter.


  • Parsons Dance

    New York

    A former dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company, David Parsons founded the company which bears his name with lighting designer Howell Binkley in 1987. The company performs a repertory ...


  • Paul Taylor Dance Company

    New York

    Choreographer Paul Taylor has been a dominant force in modern dance for nearly six decades. His company presents dances from his ever-growing collection of more than 130 works, made from ...


  • Pentacle (Dance Works)

    New York

    This arts service organization offers dance companies and performers managerial and marketplace services, administers model projects, and provides arts education programs.


  • Ping Chong & Company

    New York

    Founded as the Fiji Theatre Company in 1975, Ping Chong & Company creates avant-garde theater and art in the spirit of its founder, Ping Chong. The company has performed at ...


  • Play Company

    New York

    The Play Company is a New York based theater company dedicated to advancing an international view of contemporary playwrights. The company was formed to address the lack of access to ...


  • Playwrights Horizons

    New York

    A self-proclaimed writer's theater, Playwrights Horizons is committed to producing new plays by established and up-and-coming playwrights.


  • The Point

    Bronx

    A community organization in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx, the Point hosts programs which help students realize their interests in photography, dance, theater and fashion.


  • Queens Museum

    Queens

    The museum focuses on contemporary art, both from the museum's own collection and on loan. The collection also includes World's Fair memorabilia and works about New York City. The museum's ...



  • Reel Works

    Brooklyn


  • RIOULT Dance NY

    New York

    RIOULT Dance NY was founded in 1994 and fast became an established name in modern dance with a reputation for bringing the sensual, articulate and musical works of choreographer Pascal ...


  • Ronald K. Brown/ Evidence, A Dance Company

    Brookyln

    The Brooklyn-based company tours nationally and internationally to promote understanding of the human experience in the African Diaspora through dance and storytelling and provide connections to history and tradition through ...


  • Rooftop Films

    Brooklyn

    Rooftop Films is a nonprofit organization that shows movies in outdoor locations, produces new films, teaches filmmaking to young people and rents low-cost equipment to artists and nonprofits. It is ...


  • Rosie’s Theater Kids

    New York

    Rosie's Theater Kids is an arts education organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children through the arts.


  • Roulette

    Brooklyn

    A performance venue in Downtown Brooklyn, Roulette is a laboratory for musical experimentation by established and developing musical artists.


  • Roundabout Theatre Company

    New York

    Over its 40-year history, Roundabout Theatre Company has succeeded in producing a string of dramas, comedies and musicals in five theaters, three of which are Broadway houses. The company currently ...


  • Saratoga International Theatre Institute

    New York

    As a performance ensemble, the Saratoga International Theatre Institute is committed to reinvigorating American theater through international collaboration and the exploration of other media and art forms.


  • Second Stage Theatre

    New York

    In 1999 the Second Stage made a 296-seat theater designed by Rem Koolhaas its home. The company has an established reputation for giving second stagings to contemporary American plays and ...


  • Shen Wei Dance Arts

    New York

    Shen Wei Dance Arts is internationally recognized for its interdisciplinary cross-cultural performances, which have been described as breathtaking, powerful, and riveting. Each work unveils an original movement vocabulary combined with ...


  • Signature Theatre Company

    New York

    Signature produces fully staged works by playwrights-in-residence. Signature makes an extended commitment to a playwright's body of work, and during this journey, the writer is engaged in every aspect of ...


  • Smack Mellon Studios

    Brooklyn

    Located in a series of old warehouses in the Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO, Smack Mellon Studios was founded by a musician and an artist to create a meeting ground for ...


  • Socrates Sculpture Park

    Long Island City

    Socrates Sculpture Park is the principal outdoor site for contemporary sculpture in New York City. Set on a small cove off the East River, the 4.5-acre park consists of a ...


  • SoHo Repertory Theatre

    New York

    Founded in 1975 and in its current Walker Street location since 1991, Soho Rep creates and produces pioneering contemporary theater, mounting two mainstage productions and two to four workshop productions ...


  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

    New York

    Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum exhibits the best in 20th-century art and contemporary art.


  • St. Ann’s Warehouse

    Brooklyn

    For the past three decades St. Ann‚ has commissioned, produced and presented an eclectic body of innovative theater and concert presentations that meet at the intersection of theater and rock ...


  • Stephen Petronio Dance Company

    New York

    The first male dancer in Trisha Brown's company, Stephen Petronio founded his own company in 1984 in order to develop and perform his choreography. The company performs a repertory of ...


  • Studio Museum in Harlem

    New York

    The museum collects, researches and interprets the work of African-American artists and artists of African descent. It is the nexus for artists of African descent---locally, nationally and internationally---and for work ...


  • Thalia Spanish Theatre

    Queens

    Thalia Spanish Theatre, the only Hispanic theater in the borough of Queens, produces American and world premieres of bilingual plays by Spanish, Latin-American and Hispanic-American authors performed alternately in English ...


  • Theater Breaking Through Barriers

    New York

    TBTB, Theater Breaking Through Barriers, is the only Off-Broadway theater—and one of the few theaters in the country—dedicated to advancing actors and writers with disabilities and changing the image of ...


  • Theatre for a New Audience

    Brooklyn

    Founded in 1979 by Jeffrey Horowitz, the Theatre for a New Audience seeks to reanimate the performance and study of Shakespeare and classic drama. The first American presenting organization invited ...


  • Tere O‘Connor Dance

    New York

    Tere O’Connor’s choreography finds its logic outside the realm of “translation”. He views dance as a system of information with its own properties, an abstract documentary form that need not ...


  • Third Street Music School Settlement

    New York

    Now in its second century of service, the School provides instruction in music and dance to more than 5,000 students of all ages at its school on East 11th Street ...


  • Third World Newsreel

    New York

    Third World Newsreel distributes more than 400 films and videos by more than 200 established and emerging media artists. Educators, libraries, curators, organizers, writers, conferences, festivals, social and health service ...


  • Transport Group Theatre Company

    New York

    Transport Group is a not-for-profit, off-Broadway theatre company in New York City that stages new works and re-imagines revivals by American writers. Our visually progressive productions of emotionally classic stories ...


  • Trisha Brown Dance Company

    New York

    The Trisha Brown Dance Company was founded in 1970. A MacArthur genius grant recipient, Brown is considered one of America's foremost modern dance choreographers.


  • Urban Bush Women

    Brooklyn

    Urban Bush Women (UBW), based in Brooklyn, New York, was founded in 1984 by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and has been presented extensively in New York City and has toured ...


  • Vineyard Theatre and Workshop Center

    New York

    At its theater on 15th Street near Union Square, the Vineyard Theater and Workshop Center mounts three or four productions a year. It has produced two plays that have ...


  • VisionIntoArt

    New York

    From new music to politics, VIA challenges audiences to see and hear differently. A diverse, multidisciplinary collective, inhabiting sound and sharing process, VIA embraces the role of the artist as ...


  • Wally Cardona Quartet

    Brooklyn

    WCV, Inc.’s primary goal is to introduce new forms and ways of seeing, thinking and experiencing to audiences, through a commitment to experimentation that crosses artistic disciplines.


  • Whitney Museum of American Art

    New York

    The Whitney maintains one of the world's foremost collections of 20th-century American art. With some 12,000 works, virtually every American artist of significance is represented.


  • Women’s Project

    New York

    Women's Project, under the direction of Julie Crosby, producing artistic director, delivers compelling theater, innovative programs and electric events as the nation's oldest and largest company dedicated to producing and ...


  • World Music Institute

    New York

    The World Music Institute brings traditional and contemporary music from around the world to New York City venues such as Lincoln Center, Symphony Space and City Center. The institute also ...


  • Young Concert Artists

    New York

    Young Concert Artists was founded in 1961 to discover and launch the careers of brilliant but unknown young classical musicians from all over the world.


  • Young People’s Chorus of New York City

    92nd Street Y

    Thu, May 20, 2010, 11:00 am - 11:59 pm

    This free concert shines the spotlight on the public school children who participate in the chorus's Satellite program. The concert includes Aaron Copland's Ching-a-Ring Chaw, Jim Papoulis' Give Us Hope, ...


Doug Varone & Dancers

The New York premiere Chapters from a Broken Novel will be presented with live music performed by the score's composer, ...

John Jasperse Company

The company performs the New York premiere of Truth, Revised Histories, Wishful Thinking, and Flat Out Lies, an evening-length work ...

Keigwin and Company

The company returns to the Joyce with 50 dancers to restage Bolero/NYC. Buy Tickets Online

koosil-ja/danceKUMIKO

Koosil-Ja"És newest work Blocks of Continuality/ Body, Image and Algorithm uses Live Processing, a performance technique and video system, to ...

Mark Morris Dance Group

Mark Morris Dance Group returns to BAM this year with the reprise of the opera Four Saints in Three Acts. ...

Young People’s Chorus of New York City

This free concert shines the spotlight on the public school children who participate in the chorus's Satellite program. The concert ...