Opened in 1974, these galleries are used primarily as the venue for solo thesis exhibitions of master's degree candidates in Studio Art. Throughout the year, changing shows in eight separate exhibition areas present works of these emerging artists in all media.
Founded amid citywide cutbacks in arts education funding in 1963, the New York Youth Symphony promotes the study of instrumental music through programs in orchestral, chamber and jazz performance, conducting and composition. The orchestra performs many times throughout the year in venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Colden Center at Queens College.
Politics of Light is a solo exhibition of Chicago-based, Israeli artist, Jan Tichy whose work emphasizes on site and architecture and its implications for social structure. The exhibition is presented by NLE and Richard Gray Gallery. Tichy's installations are a fluid integration of diverse media incorporating animation, film, photography and sculpture, all invested with the presence of light and centered around the themes of the seen and unseen through a social, political or visual lens.
On multiple platforms, NYC-ARTS reports on New York City‚ cultural organizations, whose offerings greatly benefit residents and visitors‚ from children to adults, and teenagers to senior citizens. Through web sites, television, mobile applications and social media, NYC-ARTS nurtures New York City‚ position as a cultural capital of the world, one that has both world-renowned institutions and those that are focused on local communities.
This vast historic space presents extraordinary music, visual and sonic art, theater, and dance in which local and international artists extend their reach in an unconventional and breathtaking setting of scale.
Mon - Thurs: 8 am-8 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Parkchester Branch of the New York Public Library began serving the Northeast section of the Bronx in 1942 when it was originally housed in the Parkchester Housing Development. In June 1985, the library moved to its present quarters along Westchester Avenue. The branch serves a multi-ethnic neighborhood with a growing population of immigrants from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Africa and the Middle East. The single-level brick building features a semi-circular facade which creates a recessed courtyard. The sculpture animals in the courtyard won the 1984 Annual New York City ...
Mon & Thurs: 11 am-7 pm Tues & Wed: 12 pm-6 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Pelham Bay Branch of the New York Public Library opened in 1976. The branch is a spacious brick building and serves a predominantly Italian and Irish community in the Pelham Bay and Country Club sections of the Bronx. Fully accessible to persons who use wheelchairs, the one-story facility houses adult, young adult, children's and reference collections. A meeting room is available for community group meetings as well as library programs.For more information on the branch, click here.
Performa explores the role of live performance in the history of 20th-century art and encourages new directions in performance practices. The nonprofit presents a biennial of visual art performance in New York City, the first of which occurred in 2005, that brings more than 40 of New York‚ arts and cultural institutions and 25 different curators together to present live, interdisciplinary work over the course of three weeks.
In fall 2006, world-renowned and critically acclaimed publisher powerHouse Books launched The powerHouse Arena, a laboratory for creative thought and a premier venue for exhibitions, installations, presentations, displays, viewings, performances and readings.
Printed Matter, founded in 1976, fosters the dissemination, appreciation and understanding of artists' publications. Because of its open submissions policy many, if not most, of these works are by young, new and emerging artists who have not exhibited their work previously. The prices of these works are also remarkably low.