On multiple platforms, NYC-ARTS reports on New York City’s cultural organizations, whose offerings greatly benefit residents and visitors—from children to adults, and teenagers to senior citizens.

    NYC-ARTS is the new name of the WNET program formerly known as SundayArts. The weekly magazine program is co-hosted  by Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn—both 2011 Emmy Award winners—with cultural news reporting by Christina Ha.

    The program airs Thursdays at 8 pm  and Sundays at noon on Thirteen; Fridays at 7 pm and Sundays at 3 pm on WLIW21; and Sunday night at 8:30 pm on NJTV. is where to watch selected segments or entire NYC-ARTS programs online.

    NYC-ARTS promotes cultural groups’ activities and events to tri-state, national and international audiences through nonprint media, using new technologies as they develop. Through web sites, television, mobile applications and social media, NYC-ARTS nurtures New York City’s position as a thriving cultural capital of the world, one that has both world-renowned institutions and those that are focused on local communities.

    The web sites and provide detailed information on more than 1,000 cultural institutions such as museums, performing arts groups, parks and zoos. These sites also highlight hundreds of current and upcoming events and exhibitions. Weekly e-mail announcements highlight some of the most interesting and exciting events happening each week (sign up to receive e-mail updates).

    Take NYC-ARTS with you on the go with NYC-ARTSApps. The free, GPS-based NYC ARTS iPhone App lets you find arts events happening nearby, or by category, cultural organization and neighborhood in all five boroughs. Listings are for events happening in the next three days.

    The free NYC ARTS calendar widget allows bloggers and organizations to publish cultural events on their Web sites, drawing from the published events on NYC-ARTS. Pick an organization or category and install the widget to get an automated feed of events spanning the next 30 days.