Celebrate Juneteenth at these free events across the NYC area to commemorate the end of slavery reaching communities in south Texas.
As jazz took hold of the New York City music scene, clubs arose throughout the city to satisfy the growing demand for one-of-a-kind performances. From the Cotton Club which hosted Duke Ellington’s Orchestra to the Apollo Theater which helped start the career of Ella Fitzgerald, these jazz clubs transformed New York City into a haven for growing and well-established jazz musicians alike. Read on to learn more about the legacy of some of New York City’s most famous jazz clubs!
As summer fully settles in and the weather warms, June is the perfect time to explore the new outdoor art on display throughout New York City. Head to Times Square to view a virtual rainbow in honor of Pride Month, take a ferry to Governors Island to check out the three new installations at its Art Center, or walk along the Upper West Side to marvel at the work of under-represented artists presented through Art on the Ave. Be sure to keep reading on to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
Untapped New York is opening the doors to the historic Harlem Firewatch Tower, built on Mount Morris in the 1850s and restored in 2019.
This May, be sure to check out the virtual bird installation, Bird’s Eye View, at Battery Park and Yvonne Shortt’s dog sculpture Peppermint.
Rows of Neo-Italian and Georgian townhouses in the heart of Harlem make up Strivers’ Row, one of the city’s architectural gems.
To celebrate the beautiful springtime weather, be sure to head outside and visit some of New York City’s newest public art installations. This April, be sure to check out THE POEM sculpture in Times Square, Rockefeller Center’s The Flag Project in honor of Earth Day, and Midnight Moment's video Wolf Light. In addition, read on to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
Some say that the Battle of Harlem Heights, fought in 1776, changed the course of the Revolutionary War.
With warmer weather on the horizon as springtime fast approaches, new public art installations continue to open throughout New York City.
On this day in 1965, Civil Rights leader Malcolm X was assassinated while giving a speech in the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem.