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.
Founded in 1954, the Archives of American Art is the world's largest repository of primary source materials relating to the history of the arts in America. The institution spans five campuses, but only the New York branch offers regular exhibitions.
The Brooklyn Historical Society is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year history. Its galleries and archive are housed in a magnificent landmark building.
The Center for Jewish History is home to the American Jewish Historical Society, the American Sephardi Federation, the Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.The collections at the center contain resources for the documentation and exploration of the Jewish experience and include old and rare books, periodical collections, photos, memoirs, official decrees, personal letters and contemporary publications about all aspects of Jewish identity. The art collections include posters, paintings, sculptures, archeological artifacts, historical textiles and ceremonial objects. These rich and varied collections define one people and many cultures.
Mon & Wed: 12-7 pm Tues & Thurs: 10 am-6 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmGeorge Bruce was an enterprising young Scotsman who sailed to the United States before he was 15. Eventually settling in New York, he became a well-known typefounder and inventor of printing machinery. In 1877, Bruce's daughter Catherine contributed $50,000 for a library building and books, in memory of her father. Completed in 1888, the original George Bruce Library was located on 42nd Street. When it was sold in 1915, the proceeds were used to build the present-day, handsome brick and sandstone CarrÃ¨re and Hastings-designed building on ...
On multiple platforms, NYC-ARTS reports on New York City‚ cultural organizations, whose offerings greatly benefit residents and visitors‚ from children to adults, and teenagers to senior citizens. Through web sites, television, mobile applications and social media, NYC-ARTS nurtures New York City‚ position as a cultural capital of the world, one that has both world-renowned institutions and those that are focused on local communities.
The Center is housed on the third floor of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute.
Since its founding in 1894, Van Alen Institute has promoted innovative thinking about the role of architecture and design in civic life. Today the Institute’s competitions, research, and public programs shape the public conversation and bring design excellence to the built environment of cities and sites around the world. Learn more at www.vanalen.org.