In addition to teaching Spanish language and culture, the Instituto Cervantes has a lively calendar of cultural events that includes talks with writers, film screenings, art shows and concerts, among others. The public events are often in English and Spanish, and usually are free.
Through exhibitions, a monthly newsletter and seminars for religious leaders and lay people alike, the Interfaith Center of New York encourages the cross-cultural understanding of different religious practices and beliefs.
With no fixed pews or permanent pulpit, the space changes each day to accommodate a wide variety of worship traditions and liturgical seasons. Complemented by a new lighting system and wireless audio, James Chapel becomes a highly flexible space for worship, classes, performances, and other events.
The Jan Hus Playhouse is a historical venue for fringe theater located in the neighborhood house of Jan Hus Presbyterian Church.
The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) is the academic and spiritual center of Conservative Judaism worldwide, encompassing a world-class library and five schools, including the Albert A. List College of Jewish Studies, the Graduate School, William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education, the Rabbinical School, and the H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music.
Kaufman Music Center is home to Merkin Concert Hall, which offers innovative yet intimate concert experiences spanning a wide range of music; Lucy Moses School, New York‚ largest community arts school; and Special Music School, a New York City public school for musically gifted children.
Krause Gallery represents emerging and established contemporary artists of local, national and international acclaim. The artists represented by the Krause Gallery take progressive approaches to their work and apply innovative techniques that challenge and redefine the traditional boundaries of their media.
LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture is a program of the 14th Street Y that uses classic Jewish texts to inspire the creation of art, dialogue and study.
The Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center was founded in 1969 to serve the Corona/East Elmhurst area's predominantly African-American population. The center's cultural programs range from theatrical presentations to music concerts, from literary readings to exhibitions.