The Cultural Scene
The New York Public Library, Slavic and Baltic Division
"... a haven of shared reverence for the great and tragic and immensely dramatic and moving history of the Russian people and of the other Slavic and Baltic peoples whose history is represented and preserved in these premises." -- George F. Kennan
More than 465,323 volumes, 1,200 current serials, and 21,800 microform titles!
The Nicholas Roerich Museum
This nearby museum exhibits work by Russian painter Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947). The Museum maintains a regular schedule of concerts and poetry readings.
The Metropolitan Opera
Watch for appearances by conductor Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Theatre
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim Museum, and The Jewish Museum frequently mount major exhibits of Russian, East European and/or Eurasian art.
Czech Center New York
The Center organizes events that raise Czech cultural awareness, including film series, art exhibitions, theater and other performances, readings, concerts, and video screenings
The Ukrainian Museum
Modern and contemporary arts and crafts by Ukrainian artists
The Ukrainian Institute
Housed in a French Renassiance-style turn-of-the-century mansion on 79th Street and 5th Avenue, the Institute promotes Ukrainian culture through exhibitions, concerts, conferences, &c.
The Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America
The Kosciuszko Foundation
The Institute serves as a center of research and learning about Polish history and culture.
Dedicated to promoting educational and cultural exchanges between the United States and Poland, and promoting knowledge of Polish history and culture in the U.S.
Back to Top
The Social Scene
The Russian and Turkish Baths
Steamy since 1892
Slavs of New York
A blog about Slavic goings-on throughout the five boroughs of New York City
The "NYC Russian Concerts Parties Calendar"
Ukrainian soul food in the heart of the East Village
Authentic Czech and Slovak cuisine
The Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden
New York City's last remaining beer garden
Back to Top