Summer Evenings

Chamber Music Society: July 9–18

Summer for the City returns!

The Ultimate New York Festival

Reading Rainbow Kiki Ball

The Library: June 9

Carnival: The Sound of a People

Jazz at Lincoln Center: June 9–10

From Water to Desert

New York Philharmonic: June 8–10

Wagner's Der Fliegende Holländer

The Metropolitan Opera: Thru June 10

Open Roads: Thru June 8

New Italian Cinema 2023

Now in performances

Lincoln Center Theater

Welcome to Lincoln Center, home to 11 resident arts organizations. Presenting music, theater, dance, film, opera, and more, our stages bring a tapestry of artists—from across the globe—to New York City.

Summer for the City: Where New Yorkers come together

The ultimate New York Festival returns from June 14–August 12! Join us for hundreds of FREE events with thousands of artists celebrating the cultural communities of NYC. Together with visionary artist Clint Ramos, we animate every inch of the campus all summer long, creating welcoming spaces infused with greenery and colorful botanicals: The Garden, Hearst Plaza, The Underground at Jaffe Drive, The Reading Room, and The Dance Floor, the city’s largest outdoor dance floor with a, now iconic, mega disco ball. Explore the Summer for the City calendar »

See yourself at Lincoln Center

Explore The Legacies of San Juan Hill

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts hosts conversations, performances, and installations deepening our ongoing exploration of the largely working-class Manhattan neighborhoods that existed in and around the area where Lincoln Center was built in the 1950s and 1960s—The Legacies of San Juan Hill. Learn more about our upcoming events: Sydnie L. Mosley Dances’ PURPLE: A Ritual in Nine Spells and Elements of Humanity: Garments of San Juan Hill.

Register for Access programs designed for you and your family

Registration is currently open for the spring season of Lincoln Center's legacy Access programs! Learn more about Passport to the Arts, a welcoming, accessible, and cost-free introduction to the performing arts for children, teens and adults with disabilities and their families. On July 1, the popular Big Umbrella Festival takes bloom as a free 1-day campus takeover full of relaxed spaces with multi-sensory experiences.

Be transported into a world of music, dance, theater, and more

Home to programming as vibrant and diverse as the city we serve, the David Rubenstein Atrium is your space to enjoy world-class talent—every week, all for FREE! Encompassing performances, talks, family shows, opportunities for civic engagement, social dances, and more, the Atrium’s programming opens our world to culture that addresses today’s most pressing issues, broadens our moral consciousness, and explores our common humanity. Explore free events at the Atrium »

Spotlight On: LGBTQIA+ Pride

With over a dozen films, family events, concerts, staged readings, silent discos, and social dance nights under the stars at Summer for the City, this year's Pride is one to celebrate! Learn more »

Book the new Lincoln Center Tour

Re-launching on July 31, the new Lincoln Center Tour provides a behind-the-scenes perspective of the past and present of Lincoln Center. Learn more and book today »

Explore our resident organizations

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

The nation's premier chamber music organization, presenting innovative programming and an international roster of artists, both in New York City and on tour around the world. Learn more »

Film at Lincoln Center

Celebrating cinema from around the world, supporting new filmmakers, and enhancing awareness and understanding of the art form among a diverse film-going audience since 1969. Learn more »

Jazz at Lincoln Center

The mission of Jazz at Lincoln Center is to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for jazz through performance, education, and advocacy. Learn more »

The Juilliard School

Providing the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world, so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens. Learn more »

Lincoln Center Theater

One of New York's favorite not-for-profit theaters, with Broadway productions at the Vivian Beaumont, off-Broadway productions at the Mitzi E. Newhouse, and new theater for new audiences at the Claire Tow. Learn more »

New York City Ballet

Founded in 1948 by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, New York City Ballet is one of the foremost dance companies in the world, with a roster of nearly 100 dancers and an unparalleled repertory of modern masterpieces. Learn more »

New York Philharmonic

Revitalizing the orchestral experience through the highest caliber of performances of the great music of the past and today, and through evolving educational programs, touring, and media initiatives. Learn more »

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Home to one of the most extensive archival and circulating collections in its field, the Library for the Performing Arts offers free programs, exhibitions, and more. Learn more »

The Metropolitan Opera

Home to the greatest artists in opera, the Met presents more than 200 performances each season and transmits 10 productions to movie theaters worldwide as part of the acclaimed Live in HD series. Learn more »

School of American Ballet

Founded by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, the School of American Ballet trains students aged 6 to 18 for careers in classical ballet. It is the official academy of New York City Ballet. Learn more »