Film and Video
DOC NYC Film Festival
When: 12:00 AM THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14 - 12:00 AM THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21
Where:IFC Center DOC NYC‘s principle location is in Greenwich Village’s IFC Center (on Sixth Avenue at West...
Lectures and Discussions
The History of the Gowanus Canal
Nestled between the hip and hardly inexpensive neighborhoods Park Slope and Carroll Gardens is the Gowanus Canal: Brooklyn’s most infamous toxic waste site.
While many are aware that the canal is ...
A Lighthouse in New York
This exhibit commemorates 80 years since the founding of the Antigua and Barbuda Progressive Society, which has dedicated itself to the principle of cultivating and promoting social and intellectual a...
Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom
This major, long-term exhibit explores the unsung heroes of Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement -- ordinary residents, black and white -- who shaped their neighborhoods, city and nation with a revolution...
With the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy upon us, this exhibit of photographs taken by professionals and amateurs, on cellphones and slr’s, documents the aftermath of this devastating storm i...
Landmarks of New York
Since 1965, when the New York City Landmarks law was instituted, more than 30,000 structures and environments have been protected from destruction through landmark designation. Explore the history of ...
Pioneering Poet of Light: Photographer Florence Vandamm & the Vandamm Studio
Perhaps the most widely published and least understood visual record of 20th century performing arts, the output of the Vandamm Studio has largely been utilized only as illustrative backdrop for the r...
The Line King's Library: Al Hirschfeld at The New York Public Library
Al Hirschfeld’s career began at Goldwyn Pictures in 1920 across the street from the main branch of the New York Public Library, and over the next nine decades, Hirschfeld and the Library grew even clo...
Why We Fight: Remembering AIDS Activism
Historically, the national and international response to the HIV epidemic lagged behind the passionate work of dedicated individuals who tended the sick, challenged prejudices against people living wi...
Architecture of New York
This three-hour walking tour traverses one of the world's greatest thoroughfares, 42nd Street, to discuss architecture in New York City. Stretching from the East River to the Hudson River and cutting ...
Art Galleries of Chelsea
New York has long been recognized as the premiere center for the arts in America and is considered by many to be the commercial center of the art market worldwide as well. Increasingly the hip galleri...
SoHo and the Cast Iron District
Since the 19th century, the neighborhood of SoHo (south of Houston) has housed the cityâ€™s upper class, its first red light district, luxury textile industries, some of the countryâ€™s most influenti...