Past Programs

Many of our past programs are archived on our Vimeo page — watch now!

Family Arts Day

September 18 - September 18, 2021 from 12:30 - 3:30 PM

A day packed with music, dance, and free activities for the whole family! All activities are free and open to the public and will take place at our outdoor amphitheater.

Christopher Currence: Helping Hands

September 18 - December 1, 2021

Helping Hands is a short film by artist Christopher Currence that reflects on the practice of communal care and accountability to one’s neighbors.

My Projects Runway: Community Matriarchs of NYCHA

September 18 - December 1, 2021

For the Photoville Festival 2021, Abrons Arts Center and the digital storytelling platform My Projects Runway celebrate women residents of Lower East Side public housing who have contributed to transformative change in our neighborhood with portraits from Courtney D. Garvin and a video work by Christopher Currence.

Onyx Collective: Holy Ground Land of Two Towers

September 11 - September 11, 2021 from 7:00 PM

On the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, New York City jazz ensemble Onyx Collective commemorates our city two decades later through a live concert that features a host of New York City-based guest artists.

AAC Sound Series Mix #25: GENG PTP

September 10 - October 7, 2021

For our 25th AAC Sound Series mix, we bring you a brand new mix from sonic explorer, legacy worker, wordsmith, educator, organizer, and born and raised New Yorker GENG PTP reflecting on 9/11 and the changing landscape of New York City’s sound.

Kinstillatory Mappings in Light and Dark Matter

July 8 - July 8, 2021 from 7 - 9 PM

Due to inclement weather, this program has been moved indoors. We ask that you still honor our Community Agreements.

We continue our monthly ceremonial fire organized by Emily Johnson and Karyn Recollet centering Indigenous protocol and knowledge, with guest artists and activists engaging us through music, dance, poetry, and more.

Autumn Knight: M_ _ _ER

June 25 - June 27, 2021 from 7:30 pm

M _ _ _ ER is a solo work by interdisciplinary artist Autumn Knight that considers how the concepts of “mother,” “murder,” and “matter” shape experiences of intimacy.

Edra Soto: Let Love Win

June 24 - August 22, 2021

Edra Soto’s affinity for the game of dominoes inspired her to create Let Love Win, a sculpture that references the design of domino tables.

Counter Flags

June 24 - August 22, 2021

Curated by Natalia Viera Salgado, Counter Flags reflects on the performativity and choreographed gesture of creating flags.