Twelve million immigrants passed through the buildings of Ellis Island between the years 1892 and 1954. Galleries filled with artifacts, historic photographs, posters, maps, oral histories, immigration records and ethnic music evoke their experience and the cultures they brought with them to American shores.
The Faison Firehouse Theater is home to the American Performing Arts Collaborative (APAC), Inc. a not-for-profit (501c3) organization co-founded by Tony Award Winner, George Faison and Tad Schnugg in 1997. For more than forty years, George Faison has been a driving force in the theater as well as film, video, television, concert dance, concert staging, television commercials and trade shows. George is internationally recognized as having achieved a preeminent place among the world's most important directors, choreographers and writers and is known for his uncompromising pursuit of artistic excellence and the production and nourishment of socially relevant art ...
The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) encourages the appreciation of French language and culture and fosters cross-cultural exchange. It offers French classes as well as cultural programming and a lending library at its 1925 Beaux-Arts building on the Upper East Side.
Greenwich House Arts offers quality ceramic and music instruction to all ages and provides a series of classes, lectures, workshops, cultural events, exhibitions and performances that enrich and inform the Greenwich Village community.
The society serves the community as historian, educator, archival resource and technical consultant. Its programs include educational projects, preservation advocacy, lectures, exhibitions and walking tours.
This tour company offers tours of Harlem and the many neighborhoods of New York in a variety of languages, including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Heritage of Pride is a volunteer-managed, nonprofit corporation that organizes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Pride events in New York City to commemorate and celebrate the Stonewall rebellion.
Historic New Utrecht is a group named for one of the six towns established by the Dutch and later combined by the British to form Kings County, New York. It promotes awareness and understanding of early Brooklyn history through free concerts, historical lectures and Liberty Weekend, which takes place each June.
Historic Richmond Town, the only restored historic village in New York City, brings 300 years of the city's vibrant heritage to life. Located on 100 acres of open land, the village includes 27 historic buildings from its earliest days as a 17th-century rural community to its heyday as the bustling 19th-century Richmond County seat.
The Interfaith Committee of Remembrance was created to celebrate life by honoring the memory of six million men, women and children that were killed simply because they were Jews.