The museum boasts a collection of more than 1,500 paintings and sculptures and other examples of art from the Himalayas and the surrounding regions dating from the 2nd to the 21st centuries. This 70,000-square-foot museum is also home to a vast educational program.
Founded by three brothers in 1993, the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation is dedicated to providing disadvantaged urban youth with significant exposure and access to the arts. The foundation sponsors the Rush Arts Gallery, which shows the work of African-American and African diaspora artists and is also a performance venue. It also runs a mentoring program for youth in the Chelsea area.
The Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, provides an extraordinary range of high-tech features and facilities to train, inform, and inspire students and teachers, teenagers and families, scholars and visitors. teachers, teenagers and families, scholars and visitors to learn about the richness of art and art history.
The Saeko Ichinohe Dance Company seeks to bridge Japanese culture both past and present with western dance forms. In New York the company has performed at Japan Society, Asia Society, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and the World Trade Center. It has offered arts-in-education programs since 1978.
The Salt & Pepper Mime Company offers a repertory of classical and contemporary drama, dance, folktales and jazz. Using the classic French form of mime and a commitment to non traditional casting as their starting points, Salt & Pepper's original productions interweave history, music and drama.
The Salvadori Center is dedicated to helping teachers integrate architecture and engineering concepts into all aspects of the curriculum‚ from mathematics and science to English language arts.
As a performance ensemble, the Saratoga International Theatre Institute is committed to reinvigorating American theater through international collaboration and the exploration of other media and art forms.
A public forum presenting a wide range of exhibitions, films, concerts, lectures & literary, kids & family programs dedicated to contemporary Nordic culture from Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, and Iceland.
Tots learn about technology as they slide and seesaw, climb a giant spiderweb, romp in sand pits and wind their way around big trees.
Berthed nearby on Pier 16 are several historic ships including the Peking, a steel four-masted bark; the Wavertree, an iron full-rigged ship; the Pioneer, a cargo schooner; and the Lettie G. Howard, a wooden fishing schooner. Several of the ships have on-board exhibitions.