Community Arts

Please Note: For the safety of our community, all in-person public performances have been postponed until further notice. In the meantime, please join our mailing list or see below for our schedule of online events!
Goddard Riverside's Community Arts program provides opportunities for people of all ages to experience and participate in the arts through original and professional-caliber performing and visual arts events, as well as workshops, classes, lectures and partnerships with renowned arts organizations in New York City.
Community Arts events take place the Bernie Wohl Center, at Columbus Avenue and West 91st Street. The Center's versatile auditorium serves as a concert hall, theater in the round, dance performance space, art gallery, film venue and more!

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Coming Up

UWS Live Tuesdays: Afro Roots featuring Alessandra Belloni
June 23, 7:30pm to 9:30pm
UWS Live Tuesdays logo featuring sketched figures of musicians and dancers
 Afro Roots Tuesday logo in red, green and gold with traditional kente patterns across the bottom


Classes and Workshops

Musicianship from A to G: Exploring the Music You Love
Fridays @ 4:00pm, starting May 15th
What makes a song a song? What makes a tune a tune? Come learn the building blocks of your favorite music with this new Zoom class taught by Jack Bramhall. The six-week session will begin on Friday, May 15th, at 4:00 pm. Open to all ages. A strong interest in music and your presence is all that's required! Please register here to attend.
Flyer for the Musicianship from A to G class


Available on Demand

Creative Jazz: Nicole Kadar, artistic director of NK&D / a movement company, leads a jazz dance class on video that is designed for seniors but suitable for all ages!
Ballet Barre:
Michelle Cave’s Ballet Barre Class is available on YouTube – access high-quality ballet instruction anytime, anywhere.
Beginning Ballet:
Ballet and Beyond NYC offers two online Beginning Ballet Class videos taught by Xenia Mansou.
Class 1
and Spotify Playlist
Class 2
and Spotify Playlist