Joy bloomed from every corner

Visual Director Clint Ramos transformed the Lincoln Center campus with multiple open-air spaces spaces of welcome—inviting all New Yorkers to enjoy throughout their day, whether a show is on the agenda or not! Bust a move and snap a photo on The Dance Floor at Josie Robertson Plaza, read a book at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Reading Room, beat the heat at The Garden at Damrosch Park, or relax and and play corn hole (amidst hundreds of pink flamingos!) at Hearst Plaza. Explore past spaces & venues »

Past series & programs

Social Dance

Slide on to The Dance Floor for NYC's hottest outdoor summer dance parties, including nights devoted to salsa, Lindy hop, disco, country, Hip-Hop, freestyle, ballroom, and much more. Learn more »

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra performs a series of FREE and Choose-What-You-Pay concerts in celebration of Music Director Louis Langrée’s twenty-first and final year with the Orchestra. Learn more »

Kids, Teens, and Families

Make Lincoln Center your summer destination for fun-filled FREE shows and creative activities for kids of all ages, families, and teens. Learn more »

Hip-Hop Week

From August 9–12, join us in celebrating the golden anniversary of Hip-Hop: the music, fashion, dance, poetry, and global cultural influence. Learn more »

Korean Arts Week

Lincoln Center’s Korean Arts Week brings together the past, present, and future of Korean arts. Learn more »

Silent Discos

Lincoln Center is the place to be this summer as we turn the heat up and the volume way down at late evening DJ sets transmitted through neon headphones. Learn more »

Underground Jazz, Jokes, and Poetry

Introducing the Upper West Side’s summertime pop-up cabaret—a literal underground venue for comedy, jazz sets, and spoken word events. Learn more »

The Art of Wellbeing

Shake off your week—and kick off your weekend—with a mix of participatory movement and mindfulness sessions that are sure to get those feel-good endorphins flowing. Learn more »

BAAND Together

Ballet Hispánico, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and Dance Theatre of Harlem come together on one stage. Learn more »

Outdoor Cinema

Film at Lincoln Center, one of the world's most respected arthouse cinemas, expands out of the theater to under the stars with an exciting selection of free outdoor movie screenings. Learn more »