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Irish Arts Center

Neighborhood: Hell's Kitchen

Type of Place: Arts

Description: Founded in 1972, Irish Arts Center is a New York-based arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, building community with audiences of all backgrounds, and preserving the stories and traditions of Irish culture for generations to come.\r\n\r\nOur multi-disciplinary programming is centered around three core areas: Performance including live music, dance, theatre, film, literature, and the humanities; Exhibition including visual arts presentations and cultural exhibitions that tell the evolving Irish story; and Education, with dozens of classes per week in Irish language, history, music, and dance.\r\n\r\nLocated in New York City, a global capital of arts and culture, Irish Arts Center serves as a dynamic platform for top emerging and established artists and cultural creators to reach a New York, national, and global audience, and as a gateway for other institutions to access first-rate Irish and Irish American culture.\r\n   -Kim & 2/28/2011

Irish Arts Center
553 West 51 Street
New York, NY 10019