The mission of the Americas Society is to promote the societies and cultures of the "other countries of the Americas." Its website endeavors to foster this cultural understanding through extensive art, literature and musical programs. Visit the Art Gallery or attend an event hosted by the Society at 680 Park Ave in New York.
Founded in 1999, its mission is to promote "the artistic, scientific, social and political contributions of Asians and Asian Americans, with a focus on expanding the multicultural and intercultural understanding of Rutgers University undergraduate students, and providing a supportive environment for Asian American students."
The Korean Cultural Center, under the auspices of the Korean Consulate, has served as an information center on Korean cultural events and activities in the northeastern United States since 1979. In addition to being a resource for information on Korea and Korea-U.S. relations, it also organizes and supports cultural and academic activities, as well as sponsoring exchange programs. The Web site offers access to the catalog of the facility's extensive Library and an Audiovisual Room with titles in both Korean and English. The link to the Korea Gallery features a Virtual Gallery and schedule of its art exhibitions themed around promotion of cultural exchange. And the Activities listing displays cultural events of all types, including the performing arts, film and lectures and seminars in the region.
The Institute is a branch of the Mexican Consulate. Its mission is twofold. The first is to promote awareness of Mexico's rich cultural heritage to the world at large, but most especially, to those living in the greater New York area; and second, to help Mexican ex-patriots to stay connected to their heritage through their extensive cultural, education and language programs.
This site, instituted in 1995, functions as an online public resource center for Chinese culture and contemporary life in the Republic of China on Taiwan. It lists, among other things, the programs and services of the Chinese Information and Cultural Center in New York City. The Center presents regular performances in its theater in puppetry, opera, Chinese music, and other performing arts.
A community arts organization, Taller Boricua has been promoting Puerto Rican art and culture in East Harlem since 1970. The organization has a multi-disciplined focus. It contains a permanent Gallery and fosters exhibitions, dance, music, and poetry recitals. In addition, it aims to stimulate the economic development of the community as well as the cultural, through events such as computer graphics workshops, digital film making and editing programs, and more. The organization also offers an Artist Studios Program, Traveling Exhibitions, & Artist housing. Admission is always free. Check out the site to view the full range of offerings.