Nina Chanel Abney and Jacolby Satterwhite’s works for David Geffen Hall remember the vibrant history of the neighborhood.
New Emmett Till Film Moves and Rouses NYC Students
The student screening of Till emphasized an important aim of the film: to educate young people about the fierce love and activism of Mamie Till-Mobley, which played no small part in igniting the Civil Rights Movement.
A Series Spotlights NY’s Underground Art and Cinema in the Early 1960s
Focused on the years 1962–1964, a program by Film at Lincoln Center pairs with a Jewish Museum exhibition and a survey at Film Forum.
Meaningful Events to Honor Juneteenth in New York City
From Harlem to Brooklyn, from joyful dance to quiet reflection, here are eight ways to observe Juneteenth and recognize the enduring repercussions of slavery.
Lincoln Center’s Plaza Will Be Transformed Into a Giant Green Lawn This Summer
The 14,000-square-feet concrete expanse in Manhattan will be transformed into a lush, green lawn by acclaimed set designer Mimi Lien.
Carrie Mae Weems Takes Over Lincoln Center to Highlight COVID-19 Impact on Communities of Color
Resist Covid / Take 6! pairs text with iconic photographs by Weems to underscore the importance of preventive measures, dispel myths about the virus, and thank essential workers.
Lincoln Center Scraps Richard Lippold’s Chandelier Sculpture in $550M Renovation Plans
Preservationists have voiced their concerns about eliminating Lippold’s “Orpheus and Apollo,” one of the original pieces of public artworks at Lincoln Center, installed in 1962.
New York Philharmonic Performs Live Score to There Will Be Blood
The Philharmonic performs Jonny Greenwood’s riveting film score to the powerful, Oscar-nominated film.
Going Backstage with a Theater’s Ghosts
“Ghost Light” by Third Rail Projects uses every dressing room and stairwell of Lincoln Center’s Claire Tow Theater to immerse audiences in the mechanics and magic of the theater.
How Chagall, Sendak, Hockney, and Other Artists Staged the Fantasies of ‘The Magic Flute’
As an opera where a colossal snake and enchanted instrument play a pivotal role, perhaps it’s no surprise Mozart’s The Magic Flute inspired some fantastic set and costume designs since its debut in 1791.
Metropolitan Opera Defaced by Spray-Paint Vandals
The offices of the Metropolitan Opera in Lincoln Center were spray-painted with obscene messages by vandals overnight, the New York Times reported.
Lawsuit Accuses the City and Lincoln Center of Privatizing a Public Park
A handful of New York residents and environmental activist groups are suing the City of New York, the Parks Department, and Lincoln Center over the use of Damrosch Park, a 2.44-acre park on the Upper West Side. The lawsuit claims that the city has effectively, but illegally, handed over management of the park to Lincoln Center, and that the events the performing arts center holds there — including the iconic Fashion Week — have taken over the space and rendered it unusable for the public.