The Center for Architecture Foundation (CFAF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting public awareness, understanding and appreciation of architecture, design and the built environment through hands-on education programs.
Christian Duvernois Gallery exhibits works that explore both landscape and environmental themes through a variety of visual media, such as painting, sculpture, photography and multimedia pieces. The Gallery represents a select group of international contemporary artists whose work creates a dialogue that explores divergent ideologies of place and nature. Along with a quarterly rotation of exhibited pieces, there are also limited editions of artists’ decorative garden elements.
Represented artists work in a range of media and share a passion for examining the nature and psychology of the built environment. The gallery presents approximately a dozen exhibitions per year.
Named after the respected Puerto Rican poet, the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (CSV) was established in 1993 with the mission of nurturing and developing Puerto Rican and Latino arts in the Lower East Side.
cultureNOW is dedicated to promoting cultural tourism and arts education. cultureNOW believes there are three facets to understanding a place—its built environment (architecture), cultural insertions (art), and history (what happened there). The "museum without walls" utilizes smartphone technology to create an acoustic guide to the city.
Designers and Books is an advocate for books as an important source of inspiration for creativity, innovation, and invention. The main way we do this is by publishing lists of books that esteemed members of the international design community identify as important, meaningful, and formative—books that have shaped their values, their worldview, and their ideas about design.
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.
Eleven Tears is memorial to the 11 American Express employees who died on September 11, 2001. It resides on the ground floor of the American Express Tower and is open to the public.
Elisa Contemporary Art is dedicated to promoting the appreciation and collection of art as a way to enrich and heal, lives, communities and the world. We represent artists from around the world, and donate a portion of our gallery sales to charity.