MOMA PS 1: A branch of the Museum of Modern Art, this is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit contemporary art institutions in the US, and features up to 50 exhibitions a year.
Sculpture Center: Housed since 2001 in a former trolley repair shop, this artist-run nonprofit and gallery supports innovative and experimental sculpture.
Noguchi Museum: Founded and designed by renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi for the display of representative examples of his life’s work. Opened in 1985, this is one of the most stunning museums in New York, an open-air sculpture garden ensconced within a building that houses 10 galleries.
Fisher Landau Center for Art: Housed in a former parachute harness factory, the 25,000 square foot museum is devoted to the exhibition and study of the contemporary art collection of Emily Fisher Landau.
Museum of the Moving Image: Recently renovated, the Museum houses the largest collection of artifacts related to the Moving Image in the world, and is dedicated to the entire spectrum of motion pictures, from movies to TV to digital. It offers hundreds of screenings each year, plus personal appearances by the world’s most respected actors, directors, and craftspersons.
The Louis Armstrong House Museum: National Historic Landmark and a New York City landmark, is a member of the American Association of Museums, the Association of African American Museums, NYC & Company, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Metropolitan Historic Structures Association; and is a constituent of the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College.
Hunters Point Park Events: This waterfront park was until recently an abandoned post-industrial area in Long Island City. Transformed into a space that offers fun and relaxation for everyone in the area, the new park includes a central green, a playground, a dog run, a bikeway, a waterside promenade, a basketball court, and a 13,000 square foot pavilion that contains comfort stations, concessions, and an elevated cafe plaza.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park: A memorial to president franklin d. Roosevelt open 6 days a week, 9am-7pm, closed Tuesdays.
Roosevelt Island Historical Society: The Roosevelt Island Historical Society promotes awareness of our Island’s unique story and pursues preservation of its landmarks and artifacts. The purpose of the Society is to recover, maintain and disseminate the record of Roosevelt Island’s heritage from Colonial times to the present.