Formerly a Coast Guard station and site of Staten Island's now-defunct National Lighthouse Museum, this industrial area is used for outdoor exhibitions.
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.
Two reflecting pools sit within the footprints where the Twin Towers once stood. The names of every person who died in the 2001 and 1993 attacks are inscribed into panels edging the pools. The public can visit with advanced reservations for a timed ticket.
A landmark theater, City Center hosts performances by renowned national and international visiting artists, and City Center's own programs, such as the Encores! musical theater series.
The New York Transit Museum operates a gallery annex in Grand Central Terminal that presents changing exhibitions. The gallery annex is located just off the Main Concourse in the Shuttle Passage, next to the Station Master's office.
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 16-foot high, 66-foot long memorial not only remembers the roster of the dead and honors those who fell, but celebrates life for those who survived. Excerpts of 83 letters, poems and journal entries written by 65 individuals‚ both those who returned from the Vietnam War and those who did not‚ are etched into illuminated glass blocks.
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.
No Longer Empty (NLE)orchestrates contemporary public art exhibitions in vacated storefronts and properties. NLE also arranges panel discussions, music and performance evenings, children's workshops, artist conversations and more.