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SoHo Broadway Community Corner-with updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdowns
The Community Corner provides information about community programming, public museum exhibits and announcements from not-for-profits and governmental institutions providing programming in SoHo and neighboring communities.
* New York State PAUSE: Governor Cuomo has directed the state nonessential workforce to continue to work from home through April 15th, 2020. On March 29th, 2020, President Trump had federal social distancing guidelines extended to April 30, 2020. These directives will effect community programming throughout NYC. SoHo Broadway Initiative will update this page throughout the month of April 2020.
The Architectural League
- 594 Broadway, Suite 607 New York, NY 10012, (212) 753-1722 | email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- As a vital, independent forum for architecture and its allied disciplines, the League helps create a more beautiful, vibrant, innovative, and sustainable future.
- The Architectural League has suspended its live programming until it becomes clear that it is safe for people to gather again. We are working to find new ways to communicate the ideas and work that our speakers and panelists would have presented, as well as to keep our community connected and supported. We will continue to produce and publish new material on urbanomnibus.net and archleague.org, and urge you to follow the League on social media channels to keep abreast of new developments.
- Enjoy the online publication of Urban Omnibus: urbanomnibus.net
The Center for Italian Modern Art
- 421 Broome St, New York, NY 10013, (646) 370-3596 | email: email@example.com
- (CIMA) is a 501c3 public nonprofit exhibition and research center established in 2013 in New York City to promote public appreciation and advance the study of modern and contemporary Italian art in the United States and internationally.
- CIMA will be closed to the public until further notice. We are offering a A partial tour of our currently ‘not-on-view’ exhibition of the artworks included in Marino Marini: Arcadian Nudes (on through June 13, 2020). See More Here: www.italianmodernart.org
- website: italianmodernart.org
The Chinese American Arts Council-Gallery 465
- 456 Broadway, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10013 | Phone : 212.431.9740 | email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Chinese American Arts Council (CAAC) was established in 1975 to support the cultural arts of New York City’s Chinese-heritage communities and to generally raise awareness of Chinese performing and visual arts.
- Gallery 456 is the visual arts exhibition space of the Chinese American Arts Council and is closed until further notice.
- Website: www.caacarts.org
Community Board No. 2
- 3 Washington Square Village, #1A, New York, NY 10012 | Phone : 212-979-2272 | Fax: 212-254-5102 | email: email@example.com
- The Manhattan Community Board 2 is a New York City community board encompassing the neighborhoods of Greenwich Village, West Village, NoHo, SoHo, Lower East Side, Chinatown, and Little Italy in the borough of Manhattan. Community Board 2 is one of the first community boards to be established in the early 1960’s
- For the month of April, Manhattan Community Board 2 meetings will be held virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing. Instructions on how to access the meetings will be posted in advance. The Economic Development and Small Business Committee will host a presentation from the Department of Small Business Services at 6:30 p.m. on April 1. The Executive Committee is scheduled to meet beginning on Tuesday, April 7th, and again on Tuesday, April 14th. These meetings will all begin at 6:30pm. Please check the CB2 website for updates regarding additional committee meetings.
- website: Community Board 2 Manhattan
Douglas Dunn + Dancers
- 541 Broadway 3rd floor, New York, NY 10012 , New York City | Phone:Office: +212-966-6999 | email:firstname.lastname@example.org
- Corner Book Launch on March 14, 6-8 pm. With the increasing health risks associated with public gatherings at this moment, we have decided to postpone our book launch. We will post the new schedule for the book launch when we have more details. Sorry for any inconvenience and please be safe.
- Website: Douglas Dunn + Dancers
The Drawing Center
- 35 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10013, (212) 219-2166| email: email@example.com | Wed–Fri: 12-6pm, Thurs: 12-8pm
- Adults: $5 | Student and seniors: $3 | Admission is free Thursdays, 6–8pm, and at all times for the following: Children under 12, Members, and Visitors with disabilities and a person accompanying them.
- The Drawing Center is temporarily closed to support NYC’s efforst to contain the spread of COVID-19. Please check back with us soon.
- Website: drawingcenter.org
Elizabeth Street Garden
- Elizabeth Street between Prince & Spring Streets, Little Italy, New York City | email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Weekdays: Noon-4PM, Weekends:Noon-4PM, *** weather permitting and when RealFeel is above 40°F***
- As New York City continues to respond to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Elizabeth Street Garden’s Board of Directors has decided not to open the Garden.
- Website: elizabethstreetgarden.org
Housing Works Bookstore and Cafe
- Visit at 126 Crosby St New York, NY– Mon–Fri: 9 AM–9 PM | Sat–Sun: 10 AM–5 PM | Phone: 212-334-3324 | email: email@example.com.
- The Bookstore is staffed almost entirely by volunteers and 100% of our profits go to Housing Works.
- HousingWorks fights for funding and legislation to ensure that all people living with HIV/AIDS have access to quality housing, healthcare, HIV prevention, and treatment, among other lifesaving service
- The Bookstore Cafe & Bar and thrift shops are currently closed until further notice.
- Website: Housingworks.org
The Judd Foundation
- Visit with guided tour reservation: 101 Spring Street New York NY, Tues, Thurs, and Fri at 1:00pm, 3:00pm, and 5:00pm. Sat at 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, and 4:00pm. | phone: 212.219.2747 | email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In accordance with city and state government guidance, Judd foundation will suspend public programs and guided visits of our spaces in Texas and New York beginning March 13. We anticipate a closure of at least four weeks.
- website: Juddfoundation.org
Leslie-Lohman Museum-50 Years of LGBTQ Art
- 26 Wooster Street New York, NY 10013 (Between Grand & Canal Streets)
- Created by our founders to preserve LGBTQ identity and build community, the Leslie-Lohman Museum acts as a cultural hub for the LGBTQ community by aspiring to reclaim scholarship from a queer perspective, to provide a training ground for queer artists and cultural workers, and to examine the juxtaposition between art and social justice in ways that provoke thought and dialogue.
- The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art will be closed temporarily starting Saturday, March 14 to support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. While we don’t have any confirmed cases connected to the Museum, we believe that we must do all that we can to ensure a safe and healthy environment for our community. We will review our closure on a weekly basis and we look forward to soon announcing when we’ll be able to welcome our staff and visitors back to the Museum.
Lower East Side Ecology Center
- Mailing address-P.O. Box 20488 New York, NY 10009. 212-477-4022, | email: email@example.com
- LES offers Community-based Recycling and Composting Programs, Local Stewardship of Green Space, and Environmental Education Programs.
- All of our public programs are temporarily suspended. We are closing all of our compost drop-off sites until further notice.
- All scheduled e-waste events are officially canceled, and our Gowanus e-waste warehouse is closed until further notice.
- We have suspended upcoming volunteer workdays, workshops, and outreach activities until further notice.
- Currently, East River Park is open. As stewards of the park, we ask you to take extra precautions to stay healthy and safe by maintaining at least 6 feet of distance between yourself and others and to avoid congregating in groups. Team sports (such as basketball, football, softball, and soccer) are not permitted in NYC parks at this time.
- Also, all community gardens are now closed to the public.
- Website: LES
Mulberry Street Library
- 10 Jersey Street, New York, NY, 10012, (212) 966-3424. Mon-11 am–7 pm, Tues-10 am–7 pm, Wed-11 am–7 pm, Thurs-10 am–7 pm, Fri-10 am–5 pm, Sat-10 am–5 pm | Phone: (212) 966-3424
- Library Manager: Rebecca Alberto
- To reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York City, all NYPL locations are temporarily closed until further notice. Learn more HERE and find out about remote access for Library services HERE.
- Website: Mulberry Street Branch
Museum at Eldridge Street
- 12 Eldridge Street , New York, NY, 10002, Museum Site: 212.219.0302 | firstname.lastname@example.org | Sunday – Thursday: 10 am to 5 pm, Friday: 10 am to 3 pm
- Due to escalating concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Museum will temporarily suspend operation beginning Sunday, March 15th. We will update with more information as soon as it is available. We apologize for the inconvenience.
- Website: Museum at Eldridge Street
Rebecca Kelly Ballet
- Appleby Foundation, Inc. 501c3 non-profit listed on Guidestar
- Home of the classical and contemporary Rebecca Kelly Ballet – since 1979.
- For professionals – Rehearsal studio for dance
- Find out more about us: www.rebeccakellyballet.com
SoHo Arts Network
- The Soho Arts Network is a working network of non-profit art spaces in SoHo, celebrating the rich history of our unique creative community.
- See network of galleries: sohoarts.org
SoHo Design District
- The SoHo Design District brings together SoHo’s design community through the promotion and preservation of SoHo as a premier destination for world renowned design and creativity.
- See map of design community: sohodesigndistrict.org
The SoHo Memory Project
- Contact the SoHo Memory Project: email@example.com
- The SoHo Memory Project is a mobile museum, archive, and blog celebrating and preserving the history of SoHo as a New York City neighborhood. Contact the SoHo Memory Project: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: sohomemory.org
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