Mon - Thurs: 10 am-7 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pm Bridging the neighborhoods of Yorkville and East Harlem, the 96th Street Branch has been a vital center of information, learning, and recreation to a diverse community since it opened in September 1905. One of the 65 libraries built with funds donated to New York City by Andrew Carnegie, the library was designed by the noted architectural firm of Babb, Cook and Willard. Both beautiful and functional, the interior is distinguished by tall arched windows, lofty ceilings, wide staircases, and dark oak bookshelves. A renovation in 1991 considerably expanded the space ...
The Abigail Adams Smith Auditorium is a performance space that's part of the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum complex.
The Academy Theater at Lighthouse International is the East Coast home of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Designed by Theodore Kalomirakis, an internationally renowned pioneer and expert in theater design, the Academy Theater features state-of-the-art technology such as 3D capability, digital cinema, and more.
Mon, Tues & Thurs: 11 am-6 pm Wed: 11 am-7 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pm The Allerton Branch of the New York Public Library, which opened in January 1960, was designed by the architectural firm of Hertz and Salerni in conjunction with the New York City Department of Public Works. Fully accessible to persons using wheelchairs, the two-floor brick limestone building houses a medium-sized library of 10,000 square feet. The adult, reference and young adult areas are on the first floor while the children's collection and a separate story-hour room are on the second. There is a 74-seat auditorium in the ...
Flamenco performances take place here.
The BAM Fisher Hillman Studio is a large performance and event space in BAM Fisher.
The Fishman Space is an intimate 250-seat theater in the new BAM Fisher.
Winner of the 1988 Architectural Theater Award, the Harvey (formerly the Majestic) resembles a romantic ruin of a theater space. Originally a traditional playhouse, the theater was converted into a movie house in 1942 and abandoned in 1968. This unique space was obtained in 1987 by BAM's then-president Harvey Lichtenstein for the landmark production of Peter Brook's The Mahabharata. The Harvey is located two blocks from BAM's Howard Gilman Opera House and has 874 seats.
This is the main venue of Brooklyn Academy of Music and hosts dance, theater and music events, including avant garde productions of modern operas.
BAMkids offers year-round arts events for kids ages 1 to 13 years—performances, workshops, and films that inspire creative thinking, engage personal responsibility, and get kids up and learning on their feet.