The AICH serves the 35,000 Native Americans in New York in the areas of the arts, job training, substance-abuse counseling, health services and youth activities. It also works to promote a broader understanding of American Indian history and culture.
The American Mime Theatre serves up a unique and indigenous art form known as "American mime," which blends acting and movement.
The largest natural history museum in the world has a mission commensurately monumental in scope. See reconstructions of dinosaurs, dioramas of mammals and ocean life in their natural habitats, meteors and glistening gems and cultural artifacts that kids literally running from one exhibition to the next. The Rose Center for Earth and Space explores the entire universe.
Founded in 1858, the American Numismatic Society is the only American museum devoted exclusively to the preservation and study of coins, medals and paper money.
American Place Theatre offers audiences new plays by living American writers.
The American Symphony Orchestra regularly performs thematically driven concerts as part of Lincoln Center's Great Performers series as well as a series at the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts.
The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) is a nonprofit organization committed to establishing and legitimizing Tap Dance as a vital component of American Dance through creation, presentation, education and preservation.
Headed by Mexican-born dancer/choreographer Annabella Gonzalez, this eclectic, international company performs its repertoire of over 60 modern dances in venues around the city and provides lively dance education programs to public school students.
apexart is a nonprofit arts organization in Lower Manhattan that was conceived to offer opportunities to independent curators and emerging and established artists, as well as to challenge ideas about art, its practice and curation. apexart presents exhibitions, an international residency, a book publishing initiative and public programs and events.
One of the landmarks of Harlem, the Apollo Theater is perhaps best known for its amateur night and the syndicated television show that brings African-American talent into millions of homes. The Apollo also screens films and hosts rock and gospel concerts, benefits and theater performances.