The gallery features contemporary Irish and Irish-American artists; there are classes in acting, dancing, filmmaking, music, creative writing, Gaelic language and Celtic history. The 73-seat theater features three dramatic productions a year, as well as screenings.
The Irish Hunger Memorial by artist Brian Tolle raises public awareness of the events that led to the Irish famine of 1845-52. It includes stones from Irish counties and plant life native to Ireland.
Explore Jewish heritage and culture in an entertaining and educational format for kids of all ages. Through contemporary technology and a hands-on approach to learning, the Jewish Children’s Museum’s exhibits provide visitors with a rich experience in Jewish history, values and traditions. The Jewish Children's Museum features multimedia marvels, game show studio, audiovisual theater, miniature golf course and craft workshop. Check out the website for special events and programs.
This private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with individual and corporate members is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.
Leo Baeck Institute is a research library and archive that contains the most significant collection of source material relating to the history of German-speaking Jewry, from its origins to its tragic destruction by the Nazis and continuing to the present day.
Our mission is to exhibit, preserve and foster the creation of LGBTQ art and artists which speaks directly to a gay and lesbian experience, including erotic, political, romantic and social imagery. We embrace this rich creative history by informing, inspiring, entertaining and challenging all who enter our doors.
LESHP programs are organized and operated by community historians, educators, artists, activists and preservationists dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the history, culture and community of the Lower East Side.
For 19th- and early 20th century immigrants, the Lower East Side was the gateway to America. On guided tours, visitors explore restored apartments in 97 Orchard Street, an 1863 tenement building, and learn about real families who once lived there.
The Museum for African Art dates to 1984. The museum is currently holding its exhibitions and events in other New York City locations while its future home at 1280 Fifth Avenue in East Harlem is under construction.
Created as a living memorial to those who perished in the Holocaust, the museum honors those who died by cherishing the traditions they embraced, examining their achievements and faith and affirming the vibrant worldwide Jewish community that is their legacy today.