The gallery is part of the Westbeth Artists residential complex in the West Village. Monthly gallery exhibits feature both residents' work and those of invited artists and are usually curated by a resident artist. Literary readings and performance art take place in the community room.
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.
Founded by artist Yuko Nii, the Williamsburg Art & Historical Society presents exhibitions in its gallery space and performances in the Theater, located in the 19th-century Kings County Bank Building in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
TWWI is dedicated to youth development, and cultural and economic empowerment of women and girls in low-income communities in New York City and developing countries.
This wood-shingled Dutch Colonial farmhouse, built about 1652, is the oldest home in New York City. It stands on land that is believed to have been purchased in 1636 from the Canarsie Indians by Van Twiller, the first director general of New Netherland. With Dutch ceramic tiles and a period garden, visitors can tour the household of the Dutch settlers in the New World.