9/11 Memorial Museum


An educational and historical institution honoring the victims and examining 9/11 and its continued global significance.

92nd Street Y


This multidisciplinary institution promotes performing, visual and literary arts through classes and performances for a wide range of audiences. Founded to promote issues of Jewish values and American pluralism, the Y now promotes a diverse roster of programs.

Abrons Arts Center


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 Neighborhood Playhouse, housing Henry Street’s visual and performing arts programming alongside its community-based arts training.

Academy of American Poets


Committed to the promotion of American poetry, the Academy of American Poets is home to the award-winning website,, hosts National Poetry Month, publishes American Poet, awards the Wallace Stevens prize for mastery in poetry as well as prizes to college students and offers other literary events.

Actors’ Temple


Talent from vaudeville, musical theater, nightclubs, live television and the dramatic stage made the synagogue a true Actors' Temple.

All Stars Project/Castillo Theatre


The nonprofit organization creates educational and performing arts activities for thousands of poor and minority young people. The Castillo Theatre has staged over 100 productions since 1983.

Alley Pond Environmental Center


Nature hikes and birding, lessons in astronomy and geology, art workshops, cross-country skiing and even a tour of a city water tunnel take place at these 700 acres in eastern Queens.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


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 to the public on a walk-in basis.

Amas Musical Theatre


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

American Ballet Theatre


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 works by contemporary choreographers.

American Folk Art Museum


Having sold its building on West 53rd Street to the Museum of Modern Art , the museum remains open at Lincoln Square. It celebrates the artistic accomplishments of mostly self-taught artists. The collection spans three centuries of American visual expression, from quilts to contemporary sculpture.

American Numismatic Society


Founded in 1858, the American Numismatic Society is the only American museum devoted exclusively to the preservation and study of coins, medals and paper money.

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