Past Programs

Second Annual Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Metal Rat

January 18 - January 18, 2020 from 4:00 PM

Abrons Arts Center and Wing on Wo & Co. —the oldest continually-run family business in Manhattan’s Chinatown— ring in the “Year of the Metal Rat” with a celebration for the Lower East Side community.

[WORLD PREMIERE] Distances Smaller Than This Are Not Confirmed

January 15 - January 25, 2020 from 8 PM

In Distances Smaller Than This Are Not Confirmed, co-creators David Neumann and Marcella Murray use live video, dance, and performance to create an intimate staged conversation. Together on the set of a TV talk show, they unpack their several-years-long dialogue about race alongside astronomical questions of scale and time.

Dance Workshop with The Era Footwork Crew

January 11 - January 11, 2020 from 12 - 2 PM

The Era Footwork Crew (The Era), pioneers of Chicago’s footwork dance tradition, teach the basics and cultural history of Chicago footwork in an immersive dance workshop for all ages and backgrounds.


December 13 - December 15, 2019

A 3-day music festival curated by MIKE, YOUNG WORLD is a celebration of black artists, hip hop culture, and coming of age in New York City. Co-presented with Our Beautiful Planet.

Our Beautiful Planet

December 12 - January 12, 2020 from 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Our Beautiful Planet is an immersive exhibition that considers the role of play in alternative world-building. Curated by Joygill Moriah and presented as part of YOUNG WORLD