The conservancy convenes lectures and produces exhibitions about New York Harbor and the 23 national parks and historic sites that call the harbor home. It also leads harbor and walking tours.
The home of the Department of Italian Studies at New York University hosts all kinds of art exhibitions, conferences, lectures and literary readings by prestigious Italian artists, talks scholars, diplomats, scientists and others, concerts, performances and screenings. Unless otherwise noted, events and exhibitions are free-of-charge.
The New-York Historical Society is New York City's oldest museum and one of the nation's most distinguished independent research libraries. A $65 million renovation completed in 2011 introduced new galleries and a children's museum.
This museum and study center is dedicated to celebrating New York Harbor and the work of American artist, John A. Noble (1913-83), whose houseboat studio is its centerpiece.
On multiple platforms, NYC-ARTS reports on New York City‚ cultural organizations, whose offerings greatly benefit residents and visitors‚ from children to adults, and teenagers to senior citizens. Through web sites, television, mobile applications and social media, NYC-ARTS nurtures New York City‚ position as a cultural capital of the world, one that has both world-renowned institutions and those that are focused on local communities.
Lead by an internationally renowned folklore dancer, artistic director and choreographer, Danys “La Mora” Pérez - Oyu Oro, based in NYC, is committed to the preservation of Afro-Cuban culture through dance, song and music.
Redhawk Native American Arts Council is an Indigenous cultural organization that presents programs, performances and festivals that share Native American culture. It uses the arts to help break stereotypes and educate students and adults about the rich culture and history of America's first people.
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.