OPERA America draws on resources and expertise from within and beyond the opera field to advance a mutually beneficial agenda that serves and strengthens the field through programs in the following categories: Creation, presentation and enjoyment.
Designed and built in the 1930s by legendary architect Joseph Urban, the Auditorium is an impressive 468-seat venue with a proscenium style stage. It was named one of the world's most powerful rooms by ABC news in 2014, thanks to the incredible roster of public figures and leaders who have spoken there.
Turtle Bay Music School was founded in 1925 to provide high-quality musical instruction and related musical experiences to motivated students of all ages and levels of ability. The school offers affordable private and group instruction for toddlers through adults, as well as public concerts and recitals by faculty and advanced students.
As the first settlement house in the United States, founded in 1886, University Settlement embodies the settlement ideal: working from within the community to buoy the lives of individuals, families and the collective whole. To this day, the Settlement's historic headquarters on the corner of Rivington and Eldridge Streets serves as a neighborhood anchor.No longer a literal home for immigrants, as it was in the early days, the Settlement remains a haven for Lower East Side residents of all ages. There, one can find child care, pre-school, housing assistance, mental health services, college and career preparation, crisis intervention, senior ...
Van Alen Books is an architecture and design bookstore, event space and public reading room located at Van Alen Institute’s headquarters in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. Opened in April 2011, this highly visible storefront space is New York City’s only book emporium and gathering place devoted singularly to architecture and design publications. Visit us at www.vanalenbooks.org.
Van Duzer Street is home to musical venues Martini Red and The Cup, as well as antique stores, a wine store and world cuisine by Vida.
Situated in and around an abandoned subterranean bank vault beneath one of New York's oldest skyscrapers, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's biggest Swing Space - more than 22,000 square feet - has been transformed into a multi-use center for the development and presentation of works by performing artists.
The 2,400-seat Walt Whitman Theatre on the campus of Brooklyn College has four seating sections: front orchestra (612 seats), rear orchestra (364 seats), mezzanine (564 seats) and balcony (844 seats). Balcony is accessed by stairs only ---no elevator service is available.
A not for profit arts organization whose 25-year-old mission is to sponsor cultural events at Westbeth Artists Housing/Center for the Arts, WARC provides free programming of dance and music festivals, exhibitons, readings, screenings and performances.