Foreign Cultural Organizations in NYC

New York’s strength and vibrancy derives in large part from its immigrant populations, which hail from all across the globe.  Below you’ll find links to cultural and educational institutes that promote the arts and culture of a particular country, region or language group.  Some are stand alone institutes, others are part of a consulate or embassy.  By clicking on the links below, you should be easily able to access that organization’s event listings.  This list is by no means exhaustive, so if you come across other organizations that should be included, just drop me a line.

Country/Region Organization

Africa    The Africa Center

Africa    Africa-America Institute, The

Africa    African Film Festival

Albania   Albanian Institute

Asia        Asia Society

Austria   Austrian Cultural Forum New York

Belgium    Consulate General of Belgium

Belgium/Flanders  General Representation of the Government of Flanders to the US

Brazil    Consulate General of Brazil

Canada    Canadian Association of New York

Canada    Quebec Government House

Caribbean   Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

Caribbean   Caribbean Cultural Theatre

Caribbean    The Caribbean Film Academy

Caribbean  Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE

Caribbean   West Indian American Day Carnival Association

China    China Institute

China    Confucius Institute for Business

Czech Republic    Czech Center New York

Denmark    Royal Danish Consulate General

Estonia       Consulate General of Estonia

Europe/USA    Origin Theatre

European Union   European Union National Institutes of Culture (EUNIC) NY

Finland          Consulate General of Finland

Finland          Finnish Cultural Institute in New York

France           Cultural Services of the French Embassy

France           French Institute Alliance Francaise (fi:af)

France           French-American Foundation

France           Maison Française at Columbia

France           Maison Française at NYU

France/US      L’Atelier Theatre

France/US      Lycée Français de New York

Germany         Deutsches Haus at Columbia

Germany          Deutsches Haus at NYU

Germany          German Consulate Cultural Department

Germany          Goethe Institute

Germany          German Center for Research & Innovation

Germany/US    German School of Brooklyn

Greece    Consulate General of Greece

Greece    Onassis Foundation USA (Onassis Cultural Center)  

Haiti   Haiti Cultural Exchange (HCX)

Hungary    Balassi Institute – Hungarian Cultural Center

Ireland          Consulate General of Ireland

Ireland/US    American Irish Historical Society

Ireland/US    Irish Arts Center

Ireland/US    Irish Repertory Theatre

Ireland/US    New York Irish Center

Italy         Italian Cultural Institute

Japan     Japan Society

Luxembourg    Consulate General of Luxembourg

Malta    Arts Council Malta

Mexico    Mexican Cultural Institute

Netherlands    Consulate General of the Netherlands – Dutch Culture website

Norway          Royal Norwegian Consulate General

Poland           Polish Cultural Institute

Portugal         Arte Institute

Romania        The Romanian Cultural Institute

Scandinavia    Scandinavia House

South Korea    Korea Society

South Korea    Korean Cultural Service New York

Spain    Culture Spain

Spain    Gabarron Foundation Carriage House

Spain    Instituto Cervantes (NY)

Spain    Reina Sofia Institute

Sweden         Consulate General of Sweden

Switzerland    Consulate General of Switzerland

Switzerland    Swiss Institute

The Americas    Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Turkey    American-Turkish Society

Turkey    Consulate General of Turkey

UK/Scotland    American-Scottish Foundation

UK/Wales         Welsh Government Office

Ukraine    Ukrainian Institute