The Commons Galleries at Snug Harbor works with local artists and curators to strengthen community engagement.   The Commons Galleries opened in Spring 2016 and are located within the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art.


An Exhibition on the History of Swing
On display: February 18-April 15, 2017

Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Buildings C & G)

Presented by Lincoln Center’s Boro-Linc

Exhibit admission: FREE

Discover how swing developed from the black and Afro-Caribbean dance orchestras of the 1920s into the iconic big band sound in this fascinating exhibit from The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

School trips with immersive workshops available through March 31, 2017.  Please contact to learn more about the exhibit and to register for a workshop.  Workshops are $85 per class up to 32 students.

Major support for Boro-Linc is made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Generous support facilitated by The Honorable City Council Members Jimmy Van Bramer, and I. Daneek Miller
Lead Corporate Support is provided by Time Warner
Additional Corporate Support is provided by DISNEY