Discounts, Bargains & Freebies

Theater, Dance, Concerts

Theatre Development Fund
www.tdf.org
TKTS Times Square: Mon, Wed-Sat 3-8 pm for evening performances; Tues 2-8 pm for evening
performances; Wed & Sat 10 am-2 pm for matinee performances and Sun 11 am-3 pm for matinee performances and 3-7 pm for evening performances.
TKTS booths are also located at the South Street Seaport and Downtown Brooklyn at Metrotech Center.
Current ticket prices range from the low $20’s to the high $30‘s.  $9.00 vouchers are also available for numerous off-Bdwy and off-off Bdwy shows.
For smartphone users, TDF provides an app that lets users know what tickets are available at each of its booths.
Senior discounts: Approximately $30 for annual membership for online purchases.

Audience Extras
61 Lexington Ave. Suite A, New York, NY 212-686-1966
www.audienceextras.com
Offers subscribers free tickets free tickets to Off and Off-Off Bdwy shows, movie previews, comedy clubs, cabarets, dance, concerts, and an occasional Bdwy show. Yearly member ship costs $85 and a $30 personal reserve fund from which a $3.00 per ticket service charge is taken.

Play by Play
play-by-play.com
270 W. 36th St., 3rd fl. 212-868-7052
Provides the same service as Audience Extras. Events are listed online.
Yearly membership is $99 with an additional $3 per ticket charge.

TheaterMania
theatermania.com
212-353-0255
Free Membership. An online club and save up t0 50% on tickets to Bdwy, Off-Bdwy, and Off-Off Bdwy shows.

The Playbill Club
playbill.com
Free membership
Playbill offers its online members discounts of up to 50% on Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. Subscribers get restaurant discounts and an occasional hotel or opera deal.

New York Theatre Experience
nytheatre.com
No membership necessary.
Online coupons for a very limited number of Off-Broadway shows. Bring a printout of the virtual coupon to the box office or mention the coupon code when calling Tele-Charge. Savings range from $2 off the ticket price to a 50 % discount.

The following websites offer Bdwy shows at discounted ticket prices and do not require
www.BroadwayBox.com
www.BargainSeatsOnline.com

Amore Opera
P.O. Box 231368 New York, NY 10023 (866) 811-4111
www.amoreopera.org
When the closing of Amato Opera was announced, performers and a group of former Amato board members formed Amore Opera. The fledgling company strives to develop and grow while maintaining the great principles established by Anthony Amato more than 60 years ago. Performances are held at the Connelly Theater on East 4th Street in the East Village.
Senior Discounts: Seniors (65 and older) receive discounted tickets.

arts>World Financial Center
220 Vesey Street (between West Street and North End Avenue) New York, NY 10281
(212) 945-0505
www.artsworldfinancialcenter.com
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Winter Garden Courtyard Gallery: Mon-Fri 7 am-11 pm when an exhibition is mounted
The center’s arts and events program encompasses approximately 45 music and dance performances, six visual arts exhibits and six festivals yearly-all free.

Avery Fisher Hall-Lincoln Center
New York Philharmonic
212-875-5656
nyphil.org/studentrush
Box Office hours, Monday – Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12-5pm.
Students can purchase $12.50 rush tickets for select concerts up to 10 days before the concert. Concerts may also be available to purchase at the Avery Fisher Hall Box Office on the day of the performance only. Students High School and above MUST present a valid ID at the Avery Fisher Hall Box Office to purchase or pick up tickets. Senior tickets can only be purchased at the Avery Fisher Hall box office the day of the performance. For senior rush ticket availability please call the box office.
Open rehearsal tickets are available for $18. Available online or by telephone.

Battery Dance Company
380 Broadway, 5th floor (between White and Walker Streets) New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 219-3910
www.batterydanceco.com
A cultural anchor in Lower Manhattan since 1976, Battery Dance Company performs the works of Jonathan Hollander each year at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center and presents the Downtown Dance Festival in Battery Park.
Senior Discounts: Seniors (65 and older) receive half-price tickets.

Carnegie Hall
881 Seventh Avenue (at 57th Street) New York, NY 10019 (212) 247-7800
www.carnegiehall.org
Student Discount Tickets: $10 for select concerts. A student photo ID is required for purchase of up to two tickets. No age limit with student ID. Student/senior rush tickets, also priced at $10, are sold starting at noon on the performance day, until 1 hour before show time. Present a current valid ID. Cash sales only. Student subscriptions available for $15 a ticket. Sign up to receive Student Insider by e-mail. It features students-only offers, subscriptions, and $10 Student Tickets.

The Carter Burden Center
1484 First Avenue New York, NY 10075 (212) 879-7400
www.burdencenter.org
Offers reduced rate tickets to concerts, dance, Bdwy and off-Bdwy theaters. To sign up for the mailing list, call Mary Nelson at the above number or by email to nelsonm@burdencenter.org.

Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield (enter park at East 72nd Street) New York, NY 10065 (212) 360-2777
www.summerstage.org
Most are events are free with donations encouraged. SummerStage presents an eclectic mix of musicians, dancers and spoken word artists from around the world in a series of both free and benefit performances. In addition to Central Park, outdoor concerts take place throughout the five boroughs.

Dance Theater Workshop
219 West 19th Street (between Seventh and Eighth Avenues) New York, NY 10011
(212) 691-6500
www.dancetheaterworkshop.org
Dance Theater Workshop is a preeminent center for the development and presentation of contemporary dance and performance.
Senior Discounts: Seniors (60 and older) and students receive 25 percent discount off the ticket price to most events.

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
Broadway (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) New York, NY 10023 (212) 875-5350 www.lincolncenter.org
Free Admission Day-of Discount Tickets Hours: Tues-Sat 12-7:45 pm; Sun 12-5:45 pm; box office is closed on Mon. Across from the Lincoln Center campus, this visitor center offers staffed information desks, day-of discount tickets to Lincoln Center events, public seating and free concerts on Thursdays at 8:30 pm, and at 11 am on the first Saturday of the month.

Ensemble Studio Theatre
549 West 52nd Street, 2nd floor (between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues) New York, NY 10019
(212) 247-4982
www.ensemblestudiotheatre.org
Ensemble Studio Theatre produces three new American plays yearly for its midtown stage.
Senior Discounts: Discounts for seniors (65 and older) as individuals or in groups vary by production and in ticket price.

Golden Fleece
70-A Greenwich Avenue, #256 New York, NY 10011 (212) 691-6105
www.goldenfleeceltd.org
Golden Fleece mounts six fully staged operas every year while also offering a number of smaller
performances and vocal recitals. The company also produces vocal concerts featuring the works of American composers and chamber music concerts by the Golden Fleece String Quartet for New Music.
Senior Discounts: Some performances offer seniors (62 and over) a ticket discount.

Harlem Stage
150 Convent Avenue (at 135th Street ) New York, NY 10031 (212) 281-9240
www.harlemstage.org
Harlem Stage is Harlem’s principal performing arts center. This three-theater complex serves ethnically diverse audiences with performances that are multicultural in focus, including classical, jazz and Latin music, dance, theater, literary readings and performance art.
Senior Discounts: Seniors may purchase $10 tickets for select performances. Tickets must be purchased at the Gatehouse box office window, are subject to availability and require a valid ID. Only one ticket per person.

Hospital Audiences, Inc.
548 Broadway, 3rd floor (between Prince and Spring Streets) New York, NY 10012
(212) 575-7676
www.hainyc.org
Hospital Audiences, Inc. (HAI) provides cultural access to music, dance, theater and the visual arts, reaching out to senior centers and health and social service facilities. The Performing Arts Series (CPAS), provides tickets to seniors for professional performances.

Ice Theatre of New York
(212) 336-6100
www.icetheatre.org
Office: Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm
The professional ice skating company has created a repertory of more than 60 works ranging from 12-member ensemble dances to solos, duets and trios with music from virtually all periods. The company performs on proscenium stages as well as in traditional rink settings. Its home season takes place at the Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers.
Senior Discounts: Seniors get $10 off general ticket price.

International Keyboard Institute & Festival
150 West 85th Street, Mannes College (between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues)
New York, NY 10024
(212) 580-0210
www.ikif.org
This is an annual two-week music festival held at the Mannes College The New School for Music in July.
Senior Discounts: Complimentary tickets are offered to senior centers for the 6:30 pm Prestige Series  concerts.

Irish Repertory Theatre
132 West 22nd Street (between Avenue of the Americas and Seventh Avenue)
New York, NY 10011
(212) 727-2737
www.irishrep.org
Senior Discounts: Seniors (age 65 or over) may receive a $5 discount on each ticket purchased with a valid ID. Senior tickets may only be purchased in person at the box office.

Jazz at Lincoln Center
Broadway at 60th Street Columbus Circle New York, NY 10023 (212) 258-9800
www.jalc.org
Senior Discounts: Up to two tickets at $10 each per valid ID (65 and older) for events produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center in the Rose Theater and the Allen Room. These tickets are available one hour prior to the scheduled start time at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office. Offer is subject to availability.

The Juilliard School
155 W. 65th Street, (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue) (212) 769-7406
www.juilliard.edu
Numerous dance, drama, and music performances by students and renowned artists.
Most performances are free.

The school also sponsors free solo and chamber performances every Tuesday at 12:30 in the lobby of 180 Maiden Lane (corner of Maiden Lane and Water St.

Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players
Good Shepherd Church 152 West 66th Street (between Bdwy and Amsterdam Ave.) New York, NY 10023 (212) 799-1259
www.jupitersymphony.com
20 Mondays at 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Tickets: $10 for unassigned seats. Series tickets for 10 or 20 concerts are less per ticket.

In the summer, a free concert is performed at the Naumberg Bandshell in Central Park.

Kaufman Center
129 West 67th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue) New York, NY 10023
(212) 501-3303
www.kaufman-center.org
Kaufman Center is home to Merkin Concert Hall, which offers innovative yet intimate concert
experiences spanning a wide range of music; the Lucy Moses School, New York’s largest community arts school; and the Special Music School, a New York City public school for musically gifted children.
Senior Discounts: Seniors can sign up to receive a bimonthly e-mail that lists the many upcoming free and discounted performances. Click “Senior Interest” when joining the online mailing list, or sign up by calling (212) 510-3386.

Kaye Playhouse-Hunter College, CUNY
East 68th Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues) New York, NY 10021 (212) 772-4448
kayeplayhouse.hunter.cuny.edu
This Hunter College venue was dedicated in 1942 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and is where Martha Graham presented new works, Jonathan Miller staged his celebrated Hamlet and Pinchas Zukerman made his New York recital debut. The 624-seat auditorium features dance, music, theater, opera and family programming.
Senior Discounts: Discounted tickets often offered to seniors (65 and older). Call box office for availability.

La MaMa, E.T.C.
74A East 4th Street (between Second Avenue and the Bowery) New York, NY 10003
(212) 475-7710
www.lamama.org
Founded by Ellen Stewart in 1961, La Mama was the first home to many of today’s most popular
playwrights, including Harvey Fierstein, Lanford Wilson and Sam Shepard. La MaMa presents work by new playwrights, directors, designers and composers and choreographers, and showcases the international avant-garde.
Senior Discounts: Seniors (65 and up) get $5 off all regular ticket prices.

Manhattan School of Music
601 West 122nd Street (at the northwest corner of Bdwy and 122nd St.) 10027 (212) 749-2802
www.msmnyc.edu
Numerous free and discounted ticket performances.

Mannes College of Music
150 West 85th Street (between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues) New York, NY 10024
(212) 580-0210
www.mannes.edu
In addition to music instruction, Mannes offers hundreds of free concerts from September to May each year in its two concert halls or at venues in the New York metropolitan area. Performances feature the artistry of Mannes students, world-renowned faculty, alumni and special guests.

Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center Plaza, Metropolitan Opera House (at Columbus Avenue, between 63rd and 64th Streets)  New York, NY 10023 (212) 362-6000
www.metopera.org
Senior Discounts: Senior citizens (65 and older) can reserve $20 tickets to select performances held Mon-Thurs by calling (212) 362-6000 or reserving online at 12 pm on the day of the performance. This offer is restricted to two tickets per order and proof of age is required when tickets are picked up at the box office. Fifty of these tickets are reserved for these performances.

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts
2960 Broadway (at 116th Street and Broadway) New York, NY 10027 (212) 854-7799
www.millertheatre.com
This intimate 688-seat theater on the campus of Columbia University hosts acclaimed series of new music and early music throughout the year.
Senior Discounts: Seniors 65 and older receive a 15 percent discount.

Music Before 1800
529 West 121st Street, Corpus Christi Church (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
New York, NY 10027 (212) 666-9266
www.mb1800.org
$40 or $20 General; $35 or $15 Students and Seniors
Director Louise Basbas established the concert series in 1974 to offer New York audiences nine centuries of rarely heard medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and early classical music performed by top artists from the United States and abroad. Each season, Music Before 1800 presents eight Sunday afternoon concerts at Corpus Christi Church.

Music Mondays
2504 Broadway, Advent Lutheran Church/Broadway United Church of Christ (at 93rd Street) New York, NY 10025 (212) 665-2504
www.musicmondays.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Music Mondays is a series of free classical chamber music concerts, featuring both classical and
contemporary compositions, held monthly from September to May. Each concert is followed by an informal reception during which the musicians and the audience can interact.

New York City Master Chorale
511 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 74 New York, NY 10011 (917) 326-1422
www.nycmasterchorale.org
The New York City Master Chorale is conducted by Artistic Director Thea Kano and consists of trained musicians from the greater New York City area. The Chorale performs a full range of musical styles at performances throughout the city.
Senior Discounts: Discounts available for senior tickets

New York Grand Opera
250 West 54th Street, Suite 807 New York, NY 10019 (212) 245-8837
www.newyorkgrandopera.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Founded in 1973, the New York Grand Opera Company is noted for its free, fully staged, outdoor
performances in Central Park’s Naumburg Bandshell during the summer months.

New York International Fringe Festival
www.fringenyc.org
$15 Adults, $10 Seniors, $10 Children
The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) is the largest multi-arts festival in North America, with more than 200 companies from all over the world performing over two weeks in August in more than 20 venues.
Senior Discounts: Discounts are sold to seniors (65 and older) in person only (not by phone or online).

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Lincoln Center Plaza (at 65th Street and Amsterdam Avenue) New York, NY 10023
(212) 870-1630
www.nypl.org/locations/lpa
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon, Thurs 12-8 pm; Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat 12-6 pm
The library presents more than 200 free concerts, play readings, lectures, film screenings and
panel discussions.

New York Theatre Ballet
30 East 31st Street, 5th floor (between Park and Madison Avenues) New York, NY 10016
(212) 679-0401
www.nytb.org
NYTB restores and revives small masterworks by great choreographers and creates hour-long ballets based on children’s literature.
Senior Discounts: Discounts are offered to seniors (65 and older) to ticketed events.

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
490 Riverside Drive (between 120th and 122nd Streets) New York, NY 10027 (212) 896-1704
www.orpheusnyc.com
The Grammy Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1972 and performs its
orchestral repertoire without a conductor at venues. For every work, members select the concertmaster and the principal players for each section. The centerpiece of the orchestra’s annual season is its concert series at Carnegie Hall.
Senior Discounts: On performance days, students and seniors may purchase $10 tickets, in person, at the Carnegie Hall box office.

The Peoples’ Symphony Concerts
121 West 27th Street, Suite 703 New York, NY 10001 (212) 586-4680
www.pscny.org
Renowned musicians, solo performers and chamber ensembles, perform at Washington Irving High School or at Town Hall.
$39 for 6 concerts. Not each concert, all 6

The Performance Project @ University Settlement
184 Eldridge Street (at Rivington Street) New York, NY 10002 (212) 453-4532
www.universitysettlement.org/programs/view/6
$15 General, $10 Students, $10 Seniors, $5 Children
Founded in 1886, University Settlement offers a season of emerging and established artists. All
performances take place in intimate and historic Speyer Hall, a cultural landmark in the heart of the Lower East Side.

Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre
304 West 47th Street (between Eighth and Ninth Avenues) New York, NY 10036 (212) 354-1293
www.prtt.org
The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre (PRTT) offers performances and student workshops in both Spanish and English, in the Theater District and in East Harlem.
Senior Discounts: Seniors (60 and older) receive a 20 percent discount on tickets.

Repertorio Español
138 East 27th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues) New York, NY 10016 (212) 225-9999
www.repertorio.org
Repertorio Español is a venue and production company for Spanish and Latin-American theater.
Simultaneous English translation of classic Spanish-language drama makes performances accessible to diverse audiences.
Senior Discounts: Seniors (65 and older) and their caretakers receive $5 and $10 discounts on tickets.

Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive (between 120th and 122nd Streets) New York, NY 10027 (212) 870-6700
www.theriversidechurchny.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
The home of an interdenominational congregation in Morningside Heights, the church also hosts the Theatre at Riverside Church and an extensive music program.

St. Paul’s Chapel
209 Broadway (between Fulton and Vesey Streets) New York, NY 10007 (212) 233-4164
www.saintpaulschapel.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm, Sun 8 am-5 pm
An Episcopal church, St. Paul’s Chapel was built in 1766 and is the oldest continuously used building in New York City. It holds the exhibit Unwavering Spirit: Hope and Healing at Ground Zero, which chronicles the unique history of St. Paul’s and its volunteer ministry in the weeks and months after September 11. The chapel is also home to free music performances.

TADA!
15 West 28th Street, 2nd floor (between Broadway and Fifth Avenue) New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 252-1619
www.tadatheater.com
TADA! produces original musicals, plays and dance pieces by both emerging and established writers,composers and lyricists, all performed by actors who are the same age as many of the audience members. TADA! allows children to discover live theater through performances by their peers.
Senior Discounts: Grandparents attending a show with a grandchild can buy one ticket, get one ticket free.

Teatro IATI
64 East 4th Street (between the Bowery and Second Avenue) New York, NY 10003 (212) 505-6757
www.teatroiati.org
The Instituto de Arte Teatral Internacional produces and performs theatrical works written in Spanish for New York audiences. Most performances are in Spanish with English supertitles.
Senior Discounts: Seniors (60 and older) and caretakers receive 25 percent off ticket prices.

Town Hall
123 West 43rd Street (between Avenue of the Americas and Broadway) New York, NY 10036
(212) 997-1003
www.the-townhall-nyc.org
Senior Discounts: Seniors (65 and older) can purchase discounted membership to the Feature Film Seminar Series.

Trinity Church
Broadway (at Wall Street) New York, NY 10006 (212) 602-0800
www.trinitywallstreet.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Free, weekly chamber and contemporary classical music recitals are performed every Thursday at 1 pm from September to May.

York Theatre Company
619 Lexington Avenue, Saint Peter’s Church, (54th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues) New York, NY 10022  (212) 935-5820
www.yorktheatre.org
In its 178-seat auditorium in the basement of St. Peter’s Church in Midtown Manhattan, this musical theater company presents more than 200 performances each year.
Senior Discounts: Seniors (60 and older) can purchase $20 rush tickets to mainstage shows. Arrive one hour before the performance. Discount based on availability.

Museums

American Association of Musuems
www.aam-us.org
Student membership is $50 per year. Admits member (and sometimes a guest) to almost any museum in the US and some museums abroad. Enroll on the website. Choose Professional Network. Mail completed form with a copy of the New School Student ID card to address provided.

American Folk Art Museum
2 Lincoln Square (Columbus Ave. at 66th St.) New York, NY 10023 (212) 595-9533
Open Wed-Thu,Sat-Sun 10am-6pm; Fri 10am-8pm
www.folkartmuseum.org
Free admission at all times.
Tues- Sat, noon-7:30; Sun, noon-6:00
The museum celebrates the artistic accomplishments of self-taught artists through the exhibition and preservation of folk art. The permanent collection spans three centuries of American visual expression, from quilts to contemporary sculpture.
Free live music every Friday from 5:30-7:30

American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street (between 77th and 81st Streets) New York, NY 10024
(212) 769-5200
www.amnh.org
Mon-Sun 10 am-5:45 pm; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas
Free for Members, $16 Adults, $12 Students, $12 Seniors, $9 Children 2-12
Admission fees are suggested donations.
The largest natural history museum in the world has a mission commensurately monumental in scope. Permanent hall exhibitions focus on dinosaurs, mammals, ocean life, geology and more. The Rose Center for Earth and Space explores the entire universe.

Americas Society
680 Park Avenue (at 68th Street) New York, NY 10065  (212) 249-8950
www.americas-society.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Wed-Sat 12-6 pm; hours also determined by event schedule
Americas Society is 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

Asian American Arts Centre
111 Norfolk Street, Ground floor between East Houston and Rivington Streets) New York, NY 10013 (212) 233-2154
www.artspiral.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
The Asian American Arts Centre is a showcase for art from the cultural traditions of China, Japan, Korea, India, Indonesia, Philippines and more.
Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street) New York, NY 10021 (212) 288-6400
www.asiasociety.org
Free for Children and Members; $10 Adults, $5 Students, $7 Seniors
Tues-Thurs, Sat, Sun 11 am-6 pm; Fri 11 am-9 pm
Admission is free Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (does not apply from July 1 through Labor Day).
In January and July 1 through Labor Day, the Asia Society and Museum closes at 6 pm.
Complementing the superb art works in the museum are lectures by leading scholars and collectors in the field, musical and theatrical events and the screening of films from many Asian countries.

Austrian Cultural Forum New York
11 East 52nd Street (between Fifth and Madison Avenues) New York, NY 10022 (212) 319-5300
www.acfny.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon-Sun 10 am-6 pm; Library hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 10 am-5 pm; Tues, Thurs 10 am-8 pm (except on United States and Austrian federal holidays) With its architectural landmark building in Midtown Manhattan, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York is the cultural embassy of Austria in the United States. It hosts more than 200 free events annually and showcases Austrian contemporary art, music, literature and academic thought in New York.

Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History,
Material Culture
18 West 86th Street (between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue) New York, NY 10024
(212) 501-3000
www.bgc.bard.edu
$7 General, $5 Students, $5 Seniors
Tues, Wed, Fri????Sun 11 am????5 pm; Thurs 11 am????8 pm
The BGC is an international study and exhibition center focusing on the study of the cultural history of the material world, drawing on methodologies and approaches from art and design history, economic and cultural history, history of technology, philosophy, anthropology and archaeology.
Programs for Seniors: A free Open House for Seniors day complements each of the main gallery exhibitions. Elders take part in guided tours and conversation with BGC educators and graduate students. Following a guided tour of the exhibition, seniors are welcome to socialize and enjoy refreshments.

Castle Clinton National Monument
Battery Park (near Battery Place) New York, NY 10004 (212) 344-7220
www.nps.gov/cacl
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours) Mon-Sun 8:30 am-5 pm
Built just prior to the War of 1812, this fort has served as a concert venue, open-air restaurant and opera house. Today it is a monument and a museum where costumed interpreters describe harbor defenses during 1812. It is next to the ferry terminal to the Statue of Liberty and the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.

Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street) New York, NY 10025 (212) 316-7540
www.stjohndivine.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours) Mon-Sat 7 am-6 pm; Sun 7 am-7 pm; in June and July, the cathedral closes at 6 pm on Sun
Public tours: Tues-Sat 10 am & 1 pm
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is the largest Gothic-style cathedral in the world and the seat of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. On display throughout the cathedral is a remarkable collection of religious icons, tapestries and paintings from the 16th through 20th centuries.

Center for Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place (between Bleecker and West 3rd Streets) New York, NY 10012
(212) 683-0023
www.aiany.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon-Fri 9 am-8 pm; Sat 11 am-5 pm
Opened in 2003, the Center for Architecture regularly presents a wide variety of public programs and events, and it hosts a diverse array of exhibitions in its gallery spaces.

Chelsea Art Museum
556 West 22nd Street (at Eleventh Avenue) New York, NY 10011 (212) 255-0719
www.chelseaartmuseum.org
Free for Children and Members; $8 Adults, $4 Students, $4 Seniors
Tues-Sat 11 am-6 pm
The museum exhibits the work of national and international artists who may be less familiar to New York audiences, with both European and American abstract artists’ work forming its permanent collection.

China Institute
125 East 65th Street (between Lexington and Park Avenues) New York, NY 10065 (212) 744-8181
www.chinainstitute.org
Free for Children and Members; $7 Adults, $4 Students, $4 Seniors
Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun 10 am-5 pm; Tues, Thurs 10 am-8 pm
The gallery is closed between exhibitions and on major holidays. The China Institute focuses on Chinese art, history and culture, with exhibitions and lectures on art, culture and society, periodic firsthand reports from China, a speakers’ forum, Chinese-language courses, studio classes in traditional Chinese arts, concerts and children’s workshops.

The Cloisters-Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fort Tryon Park 99 Margaret Corbin Drive New York, NY 10040 (212) 923-3700
www.metmuseum.org
Free for Children under 12, Public School Students and Members; $20 General, $10 Students,
$15 Seniors. Admission fees are suggested donations and include the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters on the same day.
March-Oct: Tues-Sun 9:30 am-5:15 pm; Nov-Feb: Tues-Sun 9:30 am-4:45 pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day
A branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters is devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. Incorporated into the museum are elements of five medieval buildings dating from the 12th through the 15th centuries.

Columbia University
Macy Gallery
525 West 120th Street, Macy Hall, 4th floor (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue) New York, NY 10027 (212) 678-3270
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon-Fri 11 am-6 pm, and by appointment
The gallery exhibits art works by national and international artists, graduate students and faculty members, as well as the finest examples of children’s works.

Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery
Columbia University, Schermerhorn Hall (between 116th and 118th Streets) New York, NY 10027 212) 854-7288
www.columbia.edu/cu/wallach
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Wed-Sat 1-5 pm
One of the main art galleries on the campus of Columbia University, the Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery hosts shows with works drawn from private, public and university collections.

Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Butler Library, 16th Street and Broadway 6th floor New York, NY 10027 (212) 854-5590
www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/rbml/index.html
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon-Fri 9 am-4:45 pm
This beautifully designed gallery opened in 1984 for the display of Columbia’s rarities. Exhibitions have included The Fugitive Kind: The Theater of Tennessee Williams and Jewish Literature Through the Ages. Other shows have featured items such as a first edition of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, the letters of Virginia Woolf and medieval illuminated manuscripts.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum-Smithsonian Institution
Two East 91st Street (at Fifth Avenue) New York, NY 10128 (212) 849-8400
www.cooperhewitt.org
Galleries are closed for renovation. Enjoy free access to the Shop and the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden. The Design with the Other 90%: Cities exhibition opens October 15, 2011, at the United Nations. Admission is free.

Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Ellis Island New York, NY 10004 (212) 363-3200
www.nps.gov/elis/index.htm
The museum is free but the ferry to the island costs $13 Adults and Students, $10 Seniors,
$5 Children 4-12
Mon-Sun 9:30 am-5:15 pm
Twelve million immigrants passed through the buildings of Ellis Island between the years 1892 and 1954. Galleries filled with artifacts, historic photographs, posters, maps, oral histories, immigration records and ethnic music evoke their experience and the cultures they brought with them to American shores.

El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue (between 104th and 105th Streets) New York, NY 10029  (212) 831-7272
www.elmuseo.org
Free for Members and Children under 12; $9 Adults, $5 Students, $5 Seniors
Admission fees are suggested donations.
Tues, Thurs-Sat 11 am-6 pm; Wed 11 am-9 pm; Sun 1-5 pm
El Museo del Barrio is New York City’s only museum dedicated exclusively to Latin American and Latino art.
Senior Discounts: Senior citizens receive free admission all day on Wednesdays.

Federal Hall National Memorial
26 Wall Street (between Broad and William Streets) New York, NY 10005 (212) 825-6990
www.nps.gov/feha
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Forbes Galleries
62 Fifth Avenue (between 12th and 13th Streets) New York, NY 10011 (212) 206-5548
www.forbesgalleries.com
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat 10 am-4 pm
A living testament to the gamut of Malcolm Forbes’ aesthetic interests, the galleries display art works from his personal collection as well as the collection of the magazine.

Frick Collection
One East 70th Street (between Fifth and Madison Avenues) New York, NY 10021 (212) 288-0700
www.frick.org
Free for Members, $18 Adults, $5 Students, $12 Seniors. Children under 10 not admitted
Tues-Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun 11 am-5 pm
On Sundays, pay what you wish from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The museum boasts one of the world’s most important collections of Western painting, sculpture and decorative arts. The art works can be seen in a domestic space (a mansion), the way the Frick family lived with them.

Goethe-Institut New York
72 Spring Street, 11th floor (between Lafayette and Crosby Streets)  New York, NY 10012
(212) 439-8700
www.goethe.de/newyork
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Library at 72 Spring Street: Tues-Thurs 1-6:30 pm, Fri 12-5 pm, Sat 10 am-1 pm
Ludlow 38 Gallery: Thurs-Sun 1-6 pm during exhibitions
Wyoming Building: Tues-Sat 1-6 pm
Part of an international network of German cultural centers, the Goethe-Institut provides a schedule of exhibitions, film screenings, performances, classes and symposiums focusing on German language and culture, as well as exhibits of contemporary art.

Gracie Mansion
East 88th Street and East End Avenue New York, NY 10128 (212) 639-9675
www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/om/html/gracie.html
Free for Students and Children; $7 Adults, $4 Seniors (60 and older)
Wed 10 am-2 pm; tours take place on the hour (no 12 pm tour).

Grolier Club
47 East 60th Street (between Madison and Park Avenues) New York, NY 10022 (212) 838-6690
www.grolierclub.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm; the club is closed in August
The Grolier Club is an association of book collectors named after leading Renaissance bibliophile Jean Grolier. Its excellent private exhibitions on rare books, manuscripts, prints and literary memorabilia are pen to the public.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue (between 88th and 89th Streets) New York, NY 10128 (212) 423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Free for Members and Children under 12; $18 Adults, $15 Students, $15 Seniors
Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun 10 am-5:45 pm; Sat 10 am-7:45 pm
Pay what you wish on Saturday from 5:45-7:15
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum exhibits outstanding 20thcentury art and contemporary art.

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University
15 East 84th Street (between Fifth and Madison Avenues) New York, NY 10028 (212) 992-7800
www.nyu.edu/isaw
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Tues-Sun 11 am-6 pm, when an exhibit is mounted. There are generally no exhibits June-August.
This independent center for advanced scholarly research and graduate education offers film screenings, lectures and exhibitions on topics that embrace cultures from the western Mediterranean to China.

Instituto Cervantes New York
211 East 49th Street (between Second and Third Avenues) New York, NY 10002 (212) 308-7720
nuevayork.cervantes.es/en/default.shtm
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
In addition to teaching Spanish language and culture, the Instituto Cervantes has a lively calendar of cultural events that includes talks with writers, film screenings, art shows and concerts. The public events are often in English and Spanish, and are usually free.

International Center of Photography
1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street) New York, NY 10036 (212) 857-0000
www.icp.org
Free for Members and Children under 12; $12 Adults, $8 Students, $8 Seniors
Tues-Thurs, Sat, Sun 10 am-6 pm; Fri 10 am-8 pm
Voluntary Contribution Fridays 5:00–8:00 pm
ICP presents more than 20 exhibitions a year, exploring the diversity of the medium from documentary photography to digital imagery. The collection houses more than 100,000 original photographic prints representing some 1,000 photographers.

International Print Center New York
526 West 26th Street, Suite 5A (between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues) New York, NY 10001
(212) 989-5090
www.ipcny.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Tues-Sat 11 am-6 pm
Founded in 2000, the International Print Center is the first and only American institution devoted exclusively to fine-art prints.

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) New York, NY 10017 (212) 832-1155
www.japansociety.org
Free for Children under 16 and Members; $15 Adults, $10 Students, $10 Seniors
Tues-Thurs 11 am-6 pm; Fri 11 am-9 pm; Sat, Sun 11 am-5 pm
The Japan Society and Japan House showcase the fine, decorative and performing arts of Japan while also offering informative talks on the island nation. Exhibitions offer works ranging from the traditional to the contemporary.

Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue (at 92nd Street) New York, NY 10128 (212) 423-3200
www.thejewishmuseum.org
Free for Children under 11; $12 Adults, $7.50 Students, $10 Seniors
Seniors also receive discounts on some public programs.
Mon, Tues, Fri-Sun 11 am-5:45 pm; Thurs 11 am-8 pm
There is free admission for all on Saturdays. The museum shop and café are closed on Saturdays.
One of the largest museums of its kind in the world, the museum-s collections and exhibitions explore Jewish identity over 4,000 years. The permanent exhibition, Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey, showcases a significant portion of the museum-s permanent collection of 26,000 objects.

Korean Cultural Service
460 Park Avenue, 6th floor (at 57th Street) New York, NY 10022 (212) 759-9550
www.koreanculture.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Korea’s culture past and present is explored here through performance and exhibition programs
presented by the Korean Cultural Service, a project of the Consulate General of South Korea.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
108 Orchard Street (at Delancey Street)  New York, NY 10002 (212) 982-8420
www.tenement.org
Free for Members; $20 General, $15 Students, $15 Seniors, $15 Children
Museum shop: Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm; Sun 10:15 am-6 pm
For 19th- and early 20th century immigrants, the Lower East Side was the gateway to America. On guided tours, visitors explore restored apartments in 97 Orchard Street, an 1863 tenement building, and learn about real families who once lived there.

Merchant’s House Museum
29 East 4th Street (between Bowery and Lafayette Street) New York, NY 10003 (212) 777-1089
www.merchantshouse.org
Free for Members and Children under 12; $10 General, $5 Students, $5 Seniors
Mon, Thurs-Sun 12-5 pm
The Merchant’s House Museum is New York City’s only family home preserved intact, inside and out, from the 19th century. Complete with the family’s original furnishings and personal possessions, the house offers a rare and intimate glimpse of domestic life in New York City from 1835-1865.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street) New York, NY 10028 (212) 535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Free for Children under 12, Public School Students & Members; $20 General, $10 Students, $15 Seniors. Admission fees are suggested donations and also include entrance to The Cloisters on the same day.
Tues-Thurs, Sun 9:30 am-5:30 pm; Fri, Sat 9:30 am-9 pm
Senior Discounts: Senior citizens (65 and older) pay a senior price at ticketed public programs.

Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue (between 36th and 37th Streets) New York, NY 10016 (212) 685-0008
www.themorgan.org
Free for Children under 12 and Members; $15 Adults, $10 Students, $10 Seniors
Admission is not required to visit the Morgan Shop and Morgan Dining Room.
Tues-Thurs 10:30 am-5 pm; Fri 10:30 am-9 pm; Sat 10 am-6 pm; Sun 11 am-6 pm
Admission is free on Fridays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Morgan is not only a repository for some of the world’s rarest books and manuscripts, it’s an important museum of art as well. Holdings include medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts and many old master drawings and prints. The museum mounts four large and eight smaller exhibitions every year and also presents concerts and film screenings.

Morris-Jumel Mansion
65 Jumel Terrace (between 160th and 162nd Streets) New York, NY 10032 (212) 923-8008
www.morrisjumel.org
Free for Members and Children under 12; $5 Adults, $4 Students, $4 Seniors
Wed-Sun 10 am-4 pm
One of the city’s few remaining pre-Revolutionary buildings, the Morris-Jumel Mansion served as George Washington’s headquarters for the Continental Army and the American “war room” for the Battle of Harlem Heights.

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
421 East 61st Street (between First and York Avenues) New York, NY 10065  (212) 838-6878
www.mvhm.org
Free for Children under 12 and Members; $8 Adults, $7 Students, $7 Seniors
Tues-Sun 11 am-4 pm
Constructed in 1799 as a carriage house and converted into a hotel in 1826, the museum transports visitors back to the Mount Vernon Hotel, a 19th-century country resort for New Yorkers escaping the crowded city. Learn about the history of New York City on a guided tour through eight period rooms.
Senior Discounts: Seniors 65 and older get a discount for select public programs.

Museum at Eldridge Street
12 Eldridge Street (between Canal and Division Streets) New York, NY 10002 (212) 219-0888
www.eldridgestreet.org
$10 Adults, $8 Students, $8 Seniors, $6 Children, Children 5 and under free
Mon-Thurs, Sun 10 am-5 pm; Fri 10 am-3 pm.
Free Mondays (up to 6 people)
The Eldridge Street Synagogue is now restored to its original grandeur and hosts a program of tours, school and family programs, public talks, concerts and festivals that help keep alive the 19th-century building and the ancient traditions it embodies.

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Shirley Goodman Resource Center 27th Street at Seventh Avenue New York, NY 10001
(212) 217-4558
fitnyc.edu/3662.asp
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Tues-Fri 12-8 pm; Sat 10 am-5 pm
The museum mounts special exhibitions and has a permanent collection of more than 50,000 garments and accessories dating from the 18th century to the present, with particular strength in 20th-century designer fashion.

Museum of American Finance
48 Wall Street (at William Street) New York, NY 10005 (212) 908-4110
www.moaf.org
Free for Members and Children under 6; $8 General, $5 Students, $5 Seniors
Tues-Sat 10 am-4 pm
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the museum is the nation-s only public museum dedicated to finance, entrepreneurship and the open market system.

Museum of American Illustration
128 East 63rd Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues) New York, NY 10065
(212) 838-2560
www.societyillustrators.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Tues 10 am-8 pm, Wed-Fri 10 am-5 pm, Sat 12-4 pm; closed during the month of August
The Society of Illustrators promotes the art of illustration and its history and evolving nature through exhibitions, lectures and education.

Museum of Arts and Design
Two Columbus Circle (between Eighth Avenue and Broadway) New York, NY 10019 (212) 299-7777
www.madmuseum.org
Members and Children 12 and under free; $15 General, $12 Students, $12 Seniors
Tues, Wed, Fri-Sun 11 am-6 pm; Thurs 11 am-9 pm
Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Pay-What-You-Wish
The museum explores how craftsmanship, art and design intersect in the visual arts today. Exhibitions focus on the ways in which contemporary artists and designers from around the world transform materials through processes ranging from the handmade to cutting-edge technologies.

Museum of Biblical Art
1865 Broadway (at 61st Street) New York, NY 10023 (212) 408-1500
www.mobia.org
Free for Members and Children under 4; $7 Adults, $4 Students, $4 Seniors
Admission fees are suggested donations.
Tues, Wed, Fri-Sun 10 am-6 pm; Thurs 10 am-8 pm
Exhibitions and programs at MOBIA present biblical art within the context of history and social life, integrating art and cultural history, religious studies and theology.

Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre Street (between Howard and Grand Streets) New York, NY 10013 (212) 619-4785
www.mocanyc.org
Free for Members and Children 12 and under; $7 Adults, $4 Students, $4 Seniors
Mon, Fri 11 am-5 pm; Thurs 11 am-9 pm; Sat, Sun 10 am-5 pm
One of the foremost facilities of its kind in the United States, the museum offers exhibitions, Chinatown walking tours, a slide show and an extensive archive and reference library about the history of Chinese- Americans.
Programs for Seniors: Around major Chinese holidays, MOCA holds Senior All Access Days, which allow seniors free admission to the museum for the day. Special programming for seniors, such as performances, are also scheduled for Senior All Access Days.

Museum of Jewish Heritage????A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Place, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, Battery Park City (at 1st Place) New York, NY 10280 (646) 437-4202
www.mjhnyc.org
Free for Children under 12 and Members; $12 Adults, $7 Students, $10 Seniors
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Sun 10 am-5:45 pm; Wed 10 am-8 pm; Fri 10 am-5 pm; on the eve of Jewish holidays and non-daylight savings weeks: Fri 10 am-3 pm; closed on all Jewish holidays.
Free admission every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Created as a living memorial to those who perished in the Holocaust, the museum honors those who died by cherishing the traditions they embraced, examining their achievements and faith and affirming the vibrant worldwide Jewish community that is their legacy today.
programs.

Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street (between Fifth Avenue and Avenue of the Americas) New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 708-9400
www.moma.org
Free for Members and Children 16 and under; $20 Adults, $12 Students, $16 Seniors
MoMA film tickets are free with museum admission.
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun 10:30 am-5:30 pm; Fri 10:30 am-8 pm

Museum of Sex
233 Fifth Avenue (at 27th Street)  New York, NY 10016  (212) 689-6337
www.museumofsex.com
$16.75 Adults, $15.25 Students, $15.25 Seniors; no one under 18 admitted
Mon-Thurs, Sun 10 am-8 pm; Fri, Sat 10 am-9 pm
Opened in 2002, the Museum of Sex is an institution with little precedent in the art world. The museum devotes itself to the positive exploration and exhibition of human sexuality. The museum’s first exhibition, NYCSEX: How New York Transformed Sex in America, looked at the evolution of eroticism in America and paved the way for future exhibitions examining BDSM, fetishes, pornography and erotica.

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue (between 103rd and 104th Streets) New York, NY 10029 (212) 534-1672
www.mcny.org
Free for Children under 12 and Members; $10 Adults, $6 Students, $6 Seniors
Families $20 (maximum 2 adults). Admission fees are suggested donations.
Tues-Sun 10 am-5 pm

National Museum of the American Indian-Smithsonian Institution
One Bowling Green (between State and Whitehall Streets) New York, NY 10004
(212) 514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun 10 am-5 pm; Thurs 10 am-8 pm

Neue Galerie
1048 Fifth Avenue (at 86th Street) New York, NY 10028 (212) 628-6200
www.neuegalerie.org
$15 Adults, $10 Students, $10 Seniors. Children under 12 not admitted.
Mon, Thurs-Sun 11 am-6 pm
The museum is open to the public free from 6 to 8 p.m.on the first Friday of every month.
The brainchild of art dealer Serge Sabarsky and philanthropist Ronald S. Lauder, the two-floor Neue Galerie New York opened in 2001 to exhibit early 20th-century German and Austrian art and design.

New Museum
235 Bowery (at Prince Street) New York, NY 10002 (212) 219-1222
www.newmuseum.org
Free for Members and Children 18 and under; $12 Adults, $8 Students, $10 Seniors
Wed, Fri 11 am-11 am; Thurs 11 am-9 pm; Sat, Sun 11 am-6 pm
This museum of contemporary art focuses primarily on work of living artists created during the past 10 years.

New York City Fire Museum
278 Spring Street (between Varick and Hudson Streets) New York, NY 10013 (212) 691-1303
www.nycfiremuseum.org
$7 Adults, $5 Students, $5 Seniors, $5 Children
Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm, Sun 10 am-4 pm
Located in a renovated 1904 Beaux-Arts firehouse in SoHo, the New York City Fire Museum displays the richest collection of fire memorabilia in the United States.

New York City Police Museum
100 Old Slip (between Water and South Streets) New York, NY 10005 (212) 480-3100
www.nycpolicemuseum.org
Free for Members, Children under 2 and Police officers; $8 Adults, $5 Students, $5 Seniors, $5 Children
Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm, Sun 12-5 pm
In addition to using exhibitions, the museum conveys the police department’s history through lectures by working cops and detectives, online exhibitions, publications and events in the public schools.

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West (at 77th Street) New York, NY 10024 (212) 873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Free for Children under 12 and Members; $12 Adults, $7 Students, $9 Seniors
Tues-Thurs, Sat 10 am-6 pm; Fri 10 am-8 pm; Sun 11 am-5:45 pm
The galleries are currently under renovation and will fully reopen on November 11, 2011.
The society operates the city’s oldest museum. Its collection of 1.6 million objects includes fine
examples of painting, furniture, prints, maps, books and manuscripts.

New York University-Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo
24 West 12th Street (between Fifth Avenue and Avenue of the Americas) New York, NY 10011
(212) 998-8739
www.casaitaliananyu.org
Free Admission (all visiors, all hours)
Gallery: Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm. Times vary for public programs.
The home of the Department of Italian Studies at New York University hosts exhibitions, conferences, lectures and literary readings by prestigious Italian artists, scholars, diplomats, scientists and others.
Unless otherwise noted, events and exhibitions are free of charge.

New York University????La Maison Française
16 Washington Mews (between Fifth Avenue and University Place) New York, NY 10003
(212) 998-8750
www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/french/Mbase.html
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm. Reopens at 6:30 pm for public events.
This French cultural center presents talks on culture and politics and hosts small exhibitions, such as Haiti: Flesh and Spirit, a sequence of black-and-white photographs; Artists at the Court of Burgundy; and Photographs of France and Beyond. Most events and exhibitions are free.

Pratt Manhattan Gallery
144 West 14th Street, 2nd floor (between Avenue of the Americas and Seventh Avenue)
New York, NY 10011 (212) 647-7778
www.pratt.edu/about_pratt/visiting_pratt/
exhibitions/pratt_manhattan_gallery/
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Tues-Sat 11 am-6 pm
The Pratt Institute began as a trade school in 1887 and today is one of the city’s foremost colleges offering programs in the humanities, architecture, design and engineering. The Pratt Manhattan Gallery holds eight exhibits a year. Shows incorporate the pure arts of painting and sculpture as well as the applied arts of graphics, interior design and architecture.

Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th Street (between Avenue of the Americas and Seventh Avenue) New York, NY 10011
(212) 620-5000
www.rmanyc.org
Free for Members and Children under 12; $10 Adults, $5 Students, $5 Seniors
Mon, Thurs 11 am-5 pm; Wed 11 am-7 pm; Fri 11 am-10 pm; Sat, Sun 11 am-6 pm
Programs for Seniors: Free Seniors Day takes place the first Monday of each month and includes gallery tours, art workshops, a film screening and a 10 percent discount on select items in the gift shop and cafe. Call Group Visits Office for more information, (212) 620-5000, x345.
The museum boasts a collection of more than 1,500 paintings and sculptures and other examples of art from the Himalayas and the surrounding regions dating from the 2nd to the 21st centuries.

Salmagundi Art Club
47 Fifth Avenue (between 11th and 12th Streets) New York, NY 10003 (212) 255-7740
www.salmagundi.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon-Fri 1-6 pm; Sat, Sun 1 -5 pm
This artists’ club offers free visual art exhibitions that are open to the public, as well as lectures,
demonstrations and drop-in art classes by members.

Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place (at First Place) New York, NY 10280 (212) 968-1961
www.skyscraper.org
$5 General, $2.50 Students, $2.50 Seniors
Wed-Sun 12-6 pm
Located in the world’s foremost vertical metropolis, the museum is dedicated to the study of tall
buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, places of work and residence and instances of aesthetic expression.

Studio Museum in Harlem
144 West 125th Street (between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard)
New York, NY 10027 (212) 864-4500
www.studiomuseum.org
Free for Members and Children under 12; $7 General, $3 Students, $3 Seniors
Admission fees are suggested donations. Free admission on Sunday.
Thurs, Fri 12-9 pm; Sat 10 am-6 pm; Sun 12-6 pm
The museum collects, researches and interprets the work of African-American artists and artists of African descent.

Swiss Institute-Contemporary Art
495 Broadway (at Broome Street) New York, NY 10012 (212) 925-2035
www.swissinstitute.net
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Tues-Sat 12-6 pm
Traditional and contemporary works by Swiss artists are featured in several exhibits each year at this gallery in SoHo. The institute also offers screenings of recent Swiss films and videos, as well as dance performances and concerts. Related lectures and symposia are also presented.

Taller Boricua Gallery
1680 Lexington Avenue, Julia De Burgos Latino Cultural Center (between 105th and 106th Streets) New York, NY 10029 (212) 831-4333
www.tallerboricua.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat 12-6 pm; Thurs 1-7 pm
Founded in 1970, this visual arts organization in Spanish Harlem holds six to eight exhibitions yearly, emphasizing emerging and mid-career minority artists. It also hosts an artists’ studio program, computer workshops, digital filmmaking and editing classes, weekly salsa dances and occasional music and poetry recitals.

Ukrainian Museum
222 East 6th Street (between Second and Third Avenues) New York, NY 10003 (212) 228-0110
www.ukrainianmuseum.org
Free for Members and Children under 12; $8 Adults, $6 Students, $6 Seniors, $6 Children
Wed-Sun 11:30 am-5 pm
The Ukrainian Museum preserves and interprets art and artifacts relating to the history and culture of this Eastern European nation. The museum-s collection is divided into the areas of folk art, fine art and historical archive.

Westbeth Gallery
57 Bethune Street (at Washington Street) New York City, NY 10014 (212) 989-4650
www.westbeth.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Thurs-Sun 1-6 pm
The gallery is part of the Westbeth Artists residential complex in the West Village. Monthly gallery exhibits feature both residents’ work and those of invited artists and are usually curated by a resident artist. Literary readings and performance art take place in the community room.

Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Avenue (at 75th Street) New York, NY 10021 (212) 570-3600
www.whitney.org
Free for Members and Children under 18; $18 General, $12 Students, $12 Seniors.
Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun 11 am-6 pm; Fri 1-9 pm
Admission is pay-what-you-wish on Fridays, 6–9 pm
The Whitney maintains one of the world’s foremost collections of 20th-century American art. With some 12,000 works, virtually every American artist of significance is represented.

Yeshiva University Museum-Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street (between Fifth Avenue and Avenue of the Americas) New York, NY 10011
Tel: (212) 294-8330
www.yumuseum.org
Free for Members, Children under 5 and Yeshiva University ID holders; $8 General, $6 Students,
$6 Seniors, $6 Children
Mon 3:30 pm-8 pm; Tues, Thurs, Sun 11 am-5 pm; Wed 11 am-8 pm; Fri 11 am-2:30 pm
Reestablished at the Center for Jewish History in Chelsea in 2000; also the home of the YIVO Institute, the American Jewish Historical Society, the Leo Baeck Institute and the American Sephardi Federation, the museum mounts exhibitions that explore all aspects of Jewish life and tradition.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research-Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street (between Fifth Avenue and Avenue of the Americas) New York, NY 10011
(212) 246-6080
www.yivo.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mon-Thurs 9:30 am-5 pm. Reading room remains open on Monday until 7:30 pm, but no YIVO staff is on duty and the YIVO collections are not accessible. The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research is dedicated to the study of East European Jewry and the American Jewish immigrant experience. It presents the results of its scholarship through publications, exhibitions, lectures and conferences.

Miscellaneous

Governors Island
New York, NY 10004 Tel: (212) 440-2202
www.govisland.com
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Governors Island is open to the public May 27-Sept 27, 2011, every Fri-Sun and all holiday Mondays.
This 172-acre island in New York Harbor was a quiet military installation under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Army from 1794 to 1966 and of the Coast Guard until 1996. It now hosts free art exhibitions, festivals and ticketed concerts and is accessible by a free ferry.
Directions: Free ferries from Manhattan-s Battery Maritime Building on South Street, near Staten Island Ferry Terminal; and from Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park.

The Poetry Project
131 East 10th Street, St. Mark’s Church’(at Second Avenue) New York, NY 10003 (212) 674-0910
www.poetryproject.org
$8 Adults, $7 Students, $7 Seniors, $5 Members
A program at St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery, the Poetry Project offers weekly reading and
performance series, writing workshops, a quarterly newsletter, an annual literary magazine, the annual New Year’s Day Marathon Reading, an extensive tape and document archive and general support for working poets.

Poets House
10 River Terrace (between Murray and Barclay Streets) New York, NY 10282 (212) 431-7920
www.poetshouse.org
Free Admission (all visitors, all hours)
Tues-Fri 11 am-7 pm; Sat 11 am-6 pm
Founded in 1985 by the late U.S. poet laureate Stanley Kunitz and arts administrator Elizabeth Kray, Poets House is a 50,000-volume poetry library and meeting place that is free and open to the public.
Senior Discounts: Tickets to programs are discounted to $7.