Arts, Culture & Fun Series
The Arts, Culture & Fun series offers a variety of cultural events, including, book readings and signings, film screenings, lectures on arts, dance, history, photography and music, as well as concerts, architecture, food, popular culture and much more.
These events are held at various recreation centers throughout the city. The goal of this program is to capture the essence of New York City with all of its diversity, sophistication, maturity and culture. Due to our diversity in topics, this series is able to appeal to plenty of different communities! All of our events are free and open to the public.
Arts, Culture & Fun Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body
This exhibition of video and photography collects the array of emotions and biological forms that generate a living anatomy: the anatomy of the artist’s own bodies and minds and the anatomy of the landscapes they inhabit. Check it out at Conference House Park.
Arts, Culture & Fun Series Events
Saturday, October 29, 2016
at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx
Come celebrate the traditional Mexican Day of the Dead with live music, traditional dance and parade, Calaveras Literarias (poetry readings), community altars, art workshops, and much more.
Saturday, November 5, 2016
at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan
The Taurid Meteor Shower produces five to 10 meteors per hour!
Sunday, November 6, 2016
at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Saturday, November 12, 2016
at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park) , Bronx
Participants will learn basic techniques of studio photography lighting and setting up equipment for a portrait shoot. Everyone will get to pose for their portrait and experience the…
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan
Chat with an expert from NASA, look for stars and planets, and learn about the search for the nearest inhabitable planet.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
at CANVAS Institute of Art, Culture & Civic Engagement , Staten Island
Yanni Brooks, Spoken Word Artist will grace the stage with an electrifying performance. Yanni's creatively crafted delivery of poetry will leave you on the edge of your seat, wanting…
Friday, December 2, 2016
at Staten Island Culture Lounge , Staten Island
Jessica Kratz will perform thought provoking spoken word with her infectious energy that inspires all. Jessica has published two childrens' books The Lucky Lighthouse and Sleigh Bells…
Saturday, December 10, 2016
at Owen Dolen Recreaton Center , Bronx
Indie Lens Pop Up and PBS present a screening of Meet the Patels. Ravi Patel is almost 30, an actor, and, worst of all to his traditional Hindu parents, still unmarried. After…
Saturday, December 31, 2016
at Pulitzer Fountain (in Central Park) , Manhattan
Hundreds of TV shows and movies have been filmed in Central Park. Hike along some of the pathways of lower Central Park to see where some of these iconic films were made.