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Future City Lab: Art, Culture, Fashion

How does the city inspire designers and innovators? How do new technologies, inspirations, and ideas blend together? Consider art, fashion, and culture in ways you…

15th Annual Drums Along the Hudson

Join NYC Parks and Lotus Music and Dance for this annual Multicultural Celebration and Native American Festival.

This is a free event featuring Native American, Japanese, Brazilian, Flamenco, and Korean dancers and drummers from around the world! The festival combines a celebration of Native American heritage, culture, and art with the diversity of New York City. Spanish, African, Brazilian, and Tibetan cultures will also be celebrated with food, music, and dancing. Activities include a Tree of Peace planting, international cuisine, Native American storytelling, a Pow Wow, crafts. and visits from Captain Planet.

Black Gotham Walking Tour

Journey to New York City’s early history—the colonial mandate by British governors—as Black Gotham founder Kamau Ware guides participants on an evening tour of how…

Margaret Mead Film Festival

The 2016 Margaret Mead Film Festival (October 13 – 16) celebrates the groundbreaking spirit of legendary Museum anthropologist Margaret Mead. An installation by Samoan artist Dan Taulapapa McMullin,…

Living Threads Photo Exhibit & Discussion: Oaxaca’s Traditional Dress and the People Who Wear It

Join photographer, researcher and storyteller, Eric Mindling, as he provides us with a glimpse into his historical documentary project, Living Threads: Oaxaca’s Traditional Dress and the People Who Wear It that looks at the grand diversity of styles of traditional dress and the people who wear them in Oaxaca, Mexico. From sweeping portraiture, insights into a changing world and the sharing of his personal motives to undertake this two year project, Mindling opens our eyes to a wondrous land and people.

The Invasive Other

Join us for a 2-day Social Research conference series on the effects of people, technology and pathogens in our environment !

Shop Harlem Live Harlem Lifestyle Expo

Experience 60+ lifestyle businesses, panel discussions, workshops and family/kids activities. Learn why Harlem is NYC’s favorite neighborhood to EAT, SHOP, PLAY!

The 9th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party

Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra invite you to the beloved Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island. Now in its ninth year, the event has become the quintessential outdoor celebration of the Jazz Age and its living legacy.

FIGMENT: Cultural Festival

Governors Island will feature creativity at every corner on from June 8th-June 9th. Take a short ferry ride to the island to enjoy art, music, and creative energy!

Museum Mile Festival

Enjoy outdoor, family-friendly activities while learning about New York City by touring ten of the city’s best museums!

Youth as Untapped Capital

Youth, a vast global neighborhood replete with its own government, social networks, and modes of learning, was the subject of a panel at IDEAS CITY.