The Financial District building features an open plaza area, with an array of interesting elements, including honey locust trees, artificial stream beds and foot bridges.
Mon, Tues & Thurs: 11 am-6 pm Wed: 11 am-7 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Allerton Branch of the New York Public Library, which opened in January 1960, was designed by the architectural firm of Hertz and Salerni in conjunction with the New York City Department of Public Works. Fully accessible to persons using wheelchairs, the two-floor brick limestone building houses a medium-sized library of 10,000 square feet. The adult, reference and young adult areas are on the first floor while the children's collection and a separate story-hour room are on the second. There is a 74-seat auditorium in the ...
This nonprofit identifies teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talent and brings their remarkable work to a national audience through The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pm Tues & Thurs: 12 pm-7 pmThe library has two public floors, with a children's room and a young adult section, large circulating collections of talking book and braille materials that mirror collections in traditional neighborhood public libraries, specialized audio playback equipment for listening to recorded books and magazines, and adaptive technology. Fiction and nonfiction selections range from classics to bestsellers in many subject areas. There is also a meeting room for concerts, lectures and other special events. Public programs are barrier-free and are open to the public, free of charge.
Housed in a neo-Gothic structure built as a synagogue in 1849, the center hosts a range of educational and artistic projects.
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.
Founded in 1875 by artists, for artists, the league provides affordable studio-based art education of the highest quality to anyone with the interest in making art. Great artists have trained, taught and exhibited at the League and enriched the League and the wider community.
Artichoke Dance Company creates unique dance works, presents public performances and offers participatory educational experiences in dance and dance making that aim to develop physical, creative and social skills as well as artistic and cultural understanding.
Artists in the Kitchen is a nonprofit that coordinates the biannual Hell's Kitchen Artist Studio Tour. The self-guided tour takes participants to studios, galleries and venues from West 34th Street to West 60th Street, between Seventh and Tenth Avenues.