Thalia Spanish Theatre, the only Hispanic theater in the borough of Queens, produces American and world premieres of bilingual plays by Spanish, Latin-American and Hispanic-American authors performed alternately in English and Spanish, and both traditional and new music and dance pieces.
Since its inception in 2005, The Ailey Extension has fulfilled Mr. Ailey’s life-long commitment of bringing dance to everyone by offering “real classes for real people.” The Ailey Extension offers of over 80 classes per week in more than 25 different dance and fitness techniques.
The 14,000-square-foot, two-story building—which is actually located next to the central branch—is the second largest children’s library in the country. Featuring hands-on science, technology and math installations, learning labs and (of course) loads of books. the CLDC is aimed at children 12 and under. My preschool-age daughter and I went to check it out and were totally blown away
A branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters is devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. Incorporated into the museum are elements of five medieval buildings dating from the 12th through the 15th centuries.
Constitution Works is a civic education program designed to reconnect young people with our country's democratic principles and practices.
The Drawing Center, located in SoHo's historic cast-iron district, exhibits contemporary and historic drawings.
Harlem School of the Arts' mission is to enrich the lives of students and their families, from the Harlem community and beyond, through the arts.
Located on Museum Mile at Fifth Avenue and 92nd Street, the Jewish Museum is one of the world's preeminent institutions devoted to exploring art and Jewish culture from ancient to contemporary, offering intellectually engaging, educational, and provocative exhibitions and programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.
Considered one of the premiere performance venues for dance, The Joyce features an annual season of approximately 48 weeks with over 340 performances. The Joyce invites New York City-based, national and international dance companies to its intimate venue in Chelsea.