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.
The Sheen Center is a forum to highlight the true, the good, and the beautiful as they have been expressed throughout the ages. Cognizant of our creation in the image and likeness of God, the Sheen Center aspires to present the heights and depths of human expression in thought and culture, featuring humankind as fully alive.
This building is the new campus center for Parsons The New School for Design. It combines learning and public program spaces with exhibition galleries. With an award-winning design by Lyn Rice Architects, whose principal Lyn Rice was part of the team behind Dia:Beacon, the center combines the ground level of four historic buildings to form an innovative, contemporary 'urban quad.' The center features the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery and Auditorium, and the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries. These spaces present exhibitions and public programs exploring key issues within contemporary culture through the work of architects, artists and designers. The ...
Skylight Gallery's exhibitions this season feature a conversation of artworks between artists based in the Hudson Valley, artists based in Manhattan, and artists in the other boroughs.
This 2,000 square foot gallery features a wide range of established and emerging artists from throughout the African Diaspora. In addition to its regular exhibit schedule, the Skylight Gallery hosts a number of special monthly events such as book signings and artist talks.
Located in the world's foremost vertical metropolis, the museum is dedicated to the study of tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, places of work and residence and instances of aesthetic expression.
Slow Art Day, an annual event run by volunteers around the world, celebrates the joy of looking at art slowly.The Day has been described as leaving participants "inspired not tired." Started in 2009 at 16 different sites, Slow Art Day grew to include over 50 sites in 2010. By 2011, participants at over 90 sites around the world slowed down their lives and lengthened their attention spans to experience the visual arts in a new way.Slow Art Day's founder shared a few great local slow art experiences with NYC ARTS. Click here to (slowly) read what Phil Terry had to say.Slow Art ...
Located in a series of old warehouses in the Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO, Smack Mellon Studios was founded by a musician and an artist to create a meeting ground for divergent art forms. Smack Mellon Studios holds an exhibition space, an artists studio program and a performance space for theater, music and dance groups.
The center and garden is home to many cultural groups and attractions, including the Staten Island Children's Museum and the Noble Maritime Museum. A combo ticket provides access to the New York Chinese Scholar‚ Garden, the Connie Gretz Secret Garden, Main Hall, Building C galleries and the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art.