Hear a reading by Sarah Fader, CEO and Founder of Stigma Fighters, a non-profit health organization that seeks to give a voice to people living with mental illness. Date: Wednesday, May 31 Time: 6pm-7:30pm Location: NYU Bookstore, 726 Broadway This event is free and open to the public. For more information, click here.
Free and Public Events Around NYU
Village Alliance presents Positively 8th Street Festival, a free celebration of 8th Street, its rich cultural history, businesses and institutions, featuring live music, food, pop-up gardens, arts, culture and fun for the whole family. The celebration will happen on three summer Saturdays: June 3, July 8, and August 5. Date: June 3, July 8, August […]
Every Tuesday in June, attend classical and jazz music performaces hosted by the Washington Square Music Festival in Washington Square Park. Date: Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, and 27 Time: 8pm Location: Main stage, center of Washington Square Park These concerts are free and open to the public. For more information, click here!
Learn to manage stress at this year’s Community Health Forum and Expo, sponsored by NYU and VillageCare. Date: Wednesday, June 7 Time: 11am-2pm Location: 10th Floor Rosenthal Pavillion, NYU’s Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South This event is free and open to the public. RSVP by filling out the online form or by calling the NYU Office of Civic […]
Siamese Cycle is a semi-biographical play-in-cycle of a young Thai artist living in New York City dealing with cultural differences, a language barrier, food preferences, and of course, being an immigrant in this lonely city. Siamese Cycle features many unknown characters with interesting “oriental” names and many well-known historical figures such as Rodgers and Hammerstein […]
Read from Walt Whitman’s famous poem Song of Myself at the annual Song of Myself Marathon, hosted by Whitman scholar and NYU Professor Karen Karbiener. If you’d like to read, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your favorite three sections of “Song of Myself” (using the 1891-‘92 edition’s breakdown of 52 sections). Karen will be in touch with […]
In collaboration with the Center for Architecture and NYU LaGuardia Studio, NYU Faculty Housing asked local children to imagine and draw their ideal playground. The children’s original drawings are on view at the Stovall Family Galleries in NYU’s Kimmel Center. Dates & Times: Mondays through Fridays, 8am to 9pm, until June 11 (closed on weekends) Location: Stovall […]
Join NYU Gallatin for an open dress rehearsal of Staging Wittgenstein. The piece seeks to create a system of visually dramatized representations of the linguistic propositions put forth in Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus–an attempt to ground this ungroundable text. Date: June 13-14 Time: 7:30pm both nights Location: Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts, 1 Washington Place This […]
Based on an American folk-ballad, John Henry takes place in a railroad camp a decade or so after the American Civil War. A young African American boy and his best friend, an Irish American girl, grapple with discrimination as their fathers struggle to keep their jobs in a burgeoning industrialized world. Dates and Times: Saturday, June 17 […]
This exhibition features works by artist Portia Munson which serve as a reminder of the profound impact we have on our environment and a call to respect it. Location: The NYU Langone Medical Center Art Gallery, 550 First Avenue For more information, click here.
Enjoy live music, a beer garden, and food from neighborhood restaurants around Union Square. This event is hosted by GrowNYC and the Union Square Partnership. Dates: June 17, July 15, and August 19 Time: 4pm-9pm Location: North end of Union Square These events are free and open to the public. For more information, click here.
Read from Walt Whitman’s famous poem Song of Myself at the annual Song of Myself Marathon, hosted by Whitman scholar and NYU Professor Karen Karbiener. Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017 Time: 5:00 – 7:30 pm Location: Granite Prospect at Brooklyn Bridge Park This event is free and open the public. Visit event’s page for more […]
Now Comes the Dust is a new musical that tells the story of Ellie, a girl who the town believes is an angel that can call rain from the skies and make crops grow again. The ravages of the Dusters that caused the death of her mother are bad enough, but even worse, Ellie knows she’s […]
Join the New York Writers Coalition at the New York Transit Museum for free weekly creative writing workshops held in a vintage subway car every Tuesday from now until June 27. Writers of poetry, prose, theater, rhymes, and everything in-between are welcome to attend. Date: Every Tuesday until June 27 Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm […]
In a time where ceaseless brevity of encounter and communication is a way of life, the short story feels more vital than ever and the short form is at the heart of this exhibition. A Gentle Man is a video installation with a linoleum floor and decor in which Beasley transforms the length of the […]
Join a free Greenwich Village walking tour led by the Village Alliance, each Saturday from June through September to see for yourself the places where so much history has been made and the places where today’s locals continue the Village vibe. Date: Saturdays through September 23 Time: 11:30 am Location: Meet at the southeast corner […]
Re-imagining A Safe Space, co-curated by Deborah Willis and Melissa Harris, will explore critical questions regarding the idea of a safe space. They hope to reach deeper and richer understanding of the needs of the public—and how those needs differ depending on demographics and who we are individually. The Spring exhibition will include works by 22 photographers, video […]