District 1 Arts Festival

2022 District 1 Arts Festival
Dreams and Visions

Please join us in celebrating the visionary work of our K-12 students! This exhibition will be showcasing 2D and 3D artwork as well as musical performances from the incredible students that are a part of our Lower East Side community. 

Free and open to the public
Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, New York, NY 10002

May 17 – June 12, 2022
Opening Reception: May 17, 6-8 PM, Performances 6:15 PM

Participating Schools 

PS 15 – Roberto Clemente
PS 19 – Asher Levy
PS 20 – Anna Silver
PS\MS 34 – FDR
PS 63 – STAR Academy
PS 64 – Robert Simon
PS 110 – Florence Nightingale
PS 134 – Henrietta Szold
PS\MS 140 – Nathan Strauss
PS 142 – Amalia Castro
PS\MS 184 – Shuang Wen
PS\MS 188 – The Island School
HS 292 – Orchard Collegiate
PS 315 – East Village Community
MS 332 – University Neighborhood Middle School
PS 361 – Children’s Workshop
PS 363 – The Neighborhood School
PS 364 – Earth School
MS 378 – School for Global Leaders
MS 839 – Tompkins Square Middle School

University Neighborhood High School
East Side Community School
Cascades High School

Please make sure to review our COVID-19 Safety Policies

Art by Kaniyah Coleman, PS134 Grade 5


This event will take place in the Main Gallery, Upper Gallery and Education Spaces on the second floor.

The Main Gallery is on the second floor of the building, and is accessible via the Garden gate and an elevator. To access the elevator, visitors should request access with patron services at the front desk and they will assist in navigating around the exterior of the building to the Garden entrance. The Garden entrance is located on Willet Street via a 200 foot pathway with a small slope to the Garden entrance.

The Upper Gallery is only accessible via three steps and artwork in that space may not be accessible to visitors with mobility issues or those who use a wheelchair.

Our Education Spaces are located on the second and third floors and are accessible via an elevator as well as stairs. Entry is via the front doors of the building and through our Garden entrance located on Willet Street which has a level pathway.

Read more about accessibility at Abrons Arts Center