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.
Mon & Wed: 9 am-8 pm Tues & Thurs: 10 am-6 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmThis branch of the New York Public Library houses a special collection on New York and Greenwich Village history as well as a large general reference collection and an outstanding collection of picture books, fiction, and reference materials for children.The library has served the Greenwich Village community since opening in 1967. The Victorian Gothic building, a New York City landmark, was designed as a courthouse by architects Frederick Clark Withers and Calvert Vaux and was voted one of the ten most beautiful buildings in America ...
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.
Rufus King (1755-1827) was a prominent figure who served under the first four U.S. presidents. His Jamaica estate remained in his family until 1896. The museum introduces visitors to the family, estate, village and national life of the 19th century. The manor is the centerpiece of an 11-acre historic park.
This late 18th-century historic house stands in a small park in Flushing. It is the headquarters of the Queens Historical Society, which offers a regular series of lectures, programs and slide presentations on subjects relating to the borough and its history.
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.
Landmark West! is a community-based advocacy organization formed in 1985 to preserve and protect the architectural heritage of Manhattan's Upper West Side.
Built by a Dutch family in the 18th century, Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park interprets the history of Brooklyn's environment from pre-Colonial times until the present, using its working garden, historic artifacts and documents, as well as period rooms and exhibits.
The original Lefferts home, built before the American Revolution in the farming village of Flatbush, was burned down during the Battle of Long Island in 1776. The structure that now stands is a circa-1783 replacement, moved to its present location in 1918.