Founded in 1977, American Composers Orchestra is the only orchestra in the world dedicated to the creation, performance, and preservation of music by American composers. Through concerts at Carnegie Hall and other venues, recordings, educational programs, New Music Readings, and commissions, ACO identifies today‚ brightest emerging composers, champions prominent established composers as well as those lesser-known, and increases awareness of the infinite variety of American orchestral music.
AmDoc's signature series, P.O.V., combines provocative, real-life storytelling with innovative models that experiment with the role that media arts can play in public life.
Founded in 1987, American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) serves Native artists in New York City and the surrounding northeast region. AMERINDA promotes the indigenous perspective in the arts to a broad audience through its public programs and services to individuals artists.
Americas Society (AS) is the premier forum dedicated to education, debate and dialogue about issues in Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada. Its literature, music and visual arts programs present artists from these regions.
Housed in a neo-Gothic structure built as a synagogue in 1849, the center hosts a range of educational and artistic projects.
apexart is a nonprofit arts organization in Lower Manhattan that was conceived to offer opportunities to independent curators and emerging and established artists, as well as to challenge ideas about art, its practice and curation. apexart presents exhibitions, an international residency, a book publishing initiative and public programs and events.
One of the landmarks of Harlem, the Apollo Theater is perhaps best known for its amateur night and the syndicated television show that brings African-American talent into millions of homes. The Apollo also screens films and hosts rock and gospel concerts, benefits and theater performances.
Ars Nova is New York‚ hub for emerging artists and new work in theater, comedy and music, producing provocative and affordable live entertainment to feed today's popular culture.
Art for Change is a nonprofit that provides a forum for creating innovative art and media programs that inspire people to take an active role in social justice.
ArteEast holds public events, exhibitions, screenings, a biennial film festival, a dynamic online gallery and a resource-rich Web site to raise awareness about contemporary artists from the Middle East and its diasporas.