A community center with theatrical stage fully equipped with lights, sound, video projection and other accommodations for live performances and cultural functions on the second level and a performance, meeting hall on the main level.
The 300-foot-tall sculpture was designed by the French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi‚ with engineering assistance provided by Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, designer of another famous monument. This gift of the French people in 1886 commemorates the spirit of liberty that so defines both America and France.
The museum collects, researches and interprets the work of African-American artists and artists of African descent. It is the nexus for artists of African descent---locally, nationally and internationally---and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture.
The Swedish Cottage was brought to the United States as part of the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876. Since 1939, it has served as a puppet theater.
The Sweet Spot Festival is a free family-friendly event series, bringing Harlem's increasingly diverse community together to celebrate its rich historical legacy. Its purpose is to promote music, culture, art and commerce.
Noted for a wide range and breadth of repertory in pairings of standard and contemporary works, the Sylvan Winds have presented a number of New York, United States and world premieres of works by Gustav Holst, Gunther Schuller, David Chaitkin and Arthur Weisberg.
Symphony Space presents a full calendar of inexpensive‚ often free‚ programs. It presents over 200 music, dance, drama, literature, film and children's programs every year, including the annual Wall to Wall music marathons and Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story.
TADA! produces original musicals, plays and dance pieces by both emerging and established writers, composers and lyricists, all performed by actors who are the same age as many of the audience members. TADA! allows children to discover live theater through performances by their peers.
Founded in 1970, this visual arts organization in Spanish Harlem holds six to eight exhibitions yearly, emphasizing emerging and mid-career minority artists. It also hosts an artists' studio program, computer workshops, digital filmmaking and editing classes, weekly salsa dances, and occasional music and poetry recitals.
The Target East Harlem Community Garden is part of the New York Restoration Project's network of 52 community gardens throughout the five boroughs. All gardens are free and open to the public.