New York Climate Action Partners 2024

COAL + ICE has joined forces with a wide range of artistic, environmental, and service organizations. While COAL + ICE is on view at Asia Society, these organizations will concurrently present climate-related programs to diverse audiences across the five boroughs and beyond. These collaborations aim to inspire deeper engagement and meaningful dialogue on how the climate crisis affects our global and local communities.

Use the code “C+IASPARTNER” for discounted exhibition admission. Tickets available here.


American Museum of Natural History | Billion Oyster Project | Bronx River Alliance | Brooklyn Academy of Music | Brooklyn Grange | Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation | Climate Film Festival | Climate Fresk | The Climate Museum | Dysturb | Fotografiska New York | French Institute Alliance Française | The Hudson River Foundation/NYNJ Harbor & Estuary Program | Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center | International Center of Photography | La MaMa | Lincoln Center | Magnum Foundation | Melting Metropolis | National Sawdust | New York Botanical Garden | The New York Public Library | New York WILD Film Festival | NYU Gallatin WetLab | Park Avenue Armory | THE POINT CDC | Poster House |Queens Public Library | Staten Island Museum | The Trust for Governors Island | Waterfront Alliance | WALTER | All Saints

American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
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The Climate Wall at the American Museum of Natural History Credit: D. Finnin © AMNH

The Climate Wall in the Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth


The Climate Wall in the Museum’s Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth features a media wall comprised of 36 high-definition 55-inch screens with “big-picture” messages about climate change. Below them, content panels and interactive stations based on data from organizations including NASA and NOAA (the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration) explore three main themes: How Climate Works, Our Warming World, and Consequences of Climate Change.

Billion Oyster Project

Building No. 16 Nolan Park, Governors Island, New York, NY 10004


Courtesy of Billion Oyster Project

Public Exhibit House

May 2023 Onward
Building 20, Governors Island

Billion Oyster Project is a New York City-based nonprofit organization with the goal of engaging one million people in the effort to restore one billion oysters to New York Harbor by 2035. Come visit learn more about our work at our Public Exhibit House on Governors Island, in Building 20 starting May 2023. Check out our website for more details


Courtesy of Billion Oyster Project

Volunteer Days

Dates & locations vary

Join us for public volunteer days, together, we’ll build oyster reef structures, prepare shells for the hatchery, sort and count baby oysters, and more. See more here:

Bronx River Alliance

1490 Sheridan Blvd, Bronx, NY 10459
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Bronx River House at Starlight Park

Bronx River Open House

April 20, 2024 12 – 4 PM
Bronx River House at Starlight Park, 1490 Sheridan Boulevard, Bronx

Join us as we open the Bronx River House for a celebration of community and an immersive demonstration of the programs that the Bronx River Alliance has to offer!


Paddlers of the Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

The Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

May 4, 2024 (Rain date: May 18) 8 AM – 2:30 PM
Shoelace Park Kayak Launch, E 219th St, Bronx, NY 10467

Our Annual Amazing Bronx River Flotilla is a fundraising event that helps kick-off our paddling season. We bring out over one hundred people to canoe 4-miles of the river and raise critical funds to keep our river accessible to over 1,000 Bronx children and families.

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)

30 Lafayette Ave, Brookyn, NY 11217
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The Climate Opera Project

April 23, 2024 – 7:30PM
BAM Fisher (321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217
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The Climate Opera Project is a collection of four short operas depicting unlikely heroes reeling from the cataclysm of human-influenced natural disasters. From a revengeful polar bear watching its home disappear to a water-stealing cactus, these operas tackle issues of the environment with humor and hope.

Directed by Sam Helfrich
Music Direction by Jeremy Chan

The Operas:
Old King Trout by Andrew Lynch (Composer & Librettist)
The Thieving Cactus by Gavin Knittle (Composer) & Ashton Tibbitt (Librettist)
Polar by William Barnett (Composer) & Fred Sauter (Librettist)
The Watering Hole by Willem Oosthuysen (Composer) & Tristen Moseley (Librettist)

Additional music by Randall Eng


DanceAfrica 2024

May 24–27, 2024

BAM’s corner of Fort Greene transforms into a celebration of community, discovery, and collective joy at this beloved annual festival. BAM, the DanceAfrica Council of Elders, and partners at Weeksville Heritage Center and The Billie Holiday Theater (formerly Restoration Arts) come together to create the nation’s largest festival of African dance—and Brooklyn’s unofficial start of summer. Featuring the iconic outdoor bazaar, traditional dance and music from Cameroon, classes, workshops, late-night dance parties, and FilmAfrica’s lineup of cinematic gems, this can’t-miss cultural celebration electrifies Brooklyn for the 47th year. More details will be announced in the coming weeks; visit

Brooklyn Grange

Sunset Park, 850 Third Avenue. Roof, Brooklyn, NY 11232
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Harvest at the Sunset Park Farm, © Brooklyn Grange

Brooklyn Grange Monthly Open Houses

Dates & times vary; visit for most up to date information

Brooklyn Grange is the leading rooftop farming and intensive green roofing business in the US, operating the world’s largest rooftop soil farms, located in New York City. Brooklyn Grange promotes sustainable urban living by building green spaces, hosting educational programming and events, and widening access to locally grown produce in New York City communities. Visit our website to learn more about our monthly open houses in 2024.

Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation

555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
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Students posing after presenting at CELF's March 2023 Student Symposium

Civic Science Student Symposium

April 17 & May 22, 2024

Each year, CELF supports middle and high school teachers in planning and implementing student-led inquiry projects around local sustainability issues of student concern. This year, CELF’s New York team will host two student symposium events, one in-person and one virtual. Our in-person event will take place on April 17th at Mercy STEM College in Dobbs Ferry, NY, and our virtual event will take place May 22nd. Both are open to NYC teacher and student participation, and more details will be made available in early 2024.

Climate Film Festival New York

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Photo by Jesse R. Tendler

CFF Earth Week Mini-Fest

April 2226, 2024

The Climate Film Festival (CFF) is New York City’s first annual film festival dedicated to climate in all its forms. From narrative and documentary features to experimental shorts, CFF showcases new and established voices, classic climate films, and energizing, human stories. Join them for an Earth Week mini-fest of climate programs, including screenings, filmmaking workshops, and community meetups. See the full slate of offerings at

Climate Fresk

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Climate Fresk workshop at EatOffbeat

Climate Fresk Workshops

Locations & dates vary; check website for 3-hour workshop offerings in and around NYC!

Intensive and interactive Climate Fresk workshops call on participants’ collective intelligence and creativity to identify the cause-effect relationship between the different components of climate change.

The Climate Museum

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Photo by Sari Goodfriend

The End of Fossil Fuel

Through April 28, 2024
Wed–Sun 1 – 6 PM
105 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10012

The Climate Museum’s current exhibition explores the fossil fuel industry’s history of racism and deception, and spotlights the success of the environmental and climate justice movement in resisting and reversing the industry’s harms. It includes a 45-foot-long climate justice mural, opportunities for visitors to take action in community with one another, a children’s activity station, and more. The exhibition is free and open to all.


Meet the Artist: A Climate and Creativity Workshop with Gregory Christie

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
6:30 PM 8:00 PM
105 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10012

Extraordinary artist Gregory Christie will explain his artistic process—including his approach to the creation of the 45-foot mural in the Museum’s current exhibition—and his own journey. He will then guide participants in creating their own personalized books using recycled and upcycled materials. Inspired by his mural, participants will be invited to write or sketch their visions of a better climate future in their books. Each participant will leave the workshop with their own climate justice journal. This event is free; RSVP is required.

Fotografiska New York

281 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010
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© Inka & Niclas, Family Portrait IX

Human / Nature

Ongoing through May 24, 2024

Mon–Thurs 10:30 AM – 9 PM
Fri–Sat 10:30 AM – 11 PM
Sun 10:30 AM – 9 PM

From the sublime beauty of nature untouched, to the human destruction generations have caused to the dark promise of loss that will follow—the artists on view in Human / Nature explore what our relationship with nature looks like in contemporary life through photography, video, sculpture, and immersive installations. Ultimately, visitors are left with an optimistic and hopeful way forward, offered by Gen-Z climate activist Xiye Bastida’s call to action and images showing how we can symbiotically coexist with nature.


Camille Seaman

Camille Seaman, Antarctica, 2016. Courtesy of the artist.

In Conversation: COAL + ICE – Inspiring Climate Action

Tuesday, February 27, 2024  6:30 PM (Doors) | 7 PM (Event starts)

A discussion on levering art to inspire hope in response to the climate crisis, featuring Susan Meiselas, President of the Magnum Foundation, and Yasufumi Nakamori, Director of Asia Society Museum. 

French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)

22 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022
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“Vestiges”, Pascale Marthine Tayou 2016, © ADAGP 2023. Courtesy of the artist and Galleria Continua

Look at yourself in the mirror

Through May 30, 2024
Mon–Fri 9 AM – 8 PM
Sat 9 AM – 5 PM
Sun Closed

FIAF’s new exhibition presents the work of Cameroonian artist Pascale Marthine Tayou. Through sculpture and multi-media works, Look at yourself in the mirror reflects Tayou’s unique perspective. Drawing on his nomadic origins, the artist proposes a “global village” of images in his work. Tayou combines unconventional materials with ancestral objects. Neon, wood, chalk, and paint are among the materials offered throughout FIAF’s Gallery and lobby. By reimaging popular visual culture, Tayou addresses the complexities of individual and national identity.

The Hudson River Foundation/NYNJ Harbor & Estuary Program

17 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004
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City of Water Day

July 13, 2024
Multiple locations throughout the region
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Now in its 17th year, City of Water Day is a region-wide day that champions a climate-resilient New York & New Jersey harbor. Dozens of communities across all five boroughs, Westchester and Rockland counties, and New Jersey will host events on and near the water that celebrate the importance of a resilient and equitably shared waterfront. From free kayaking to rowing to hands-on workshops, these events offer community members opportunities for fun, education, and access to their local waterfront.

Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center

2180 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10035
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The Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center develops intersectoral, innovative, and evidence-based solutions to prevent diet-related diseases and to promote food security in New York City and other urban centers. The center works with policy makers, organizations, advocates, and the public to create healthier, more sustainable food environments and uses food to promote community and economic development through research, analysis, evaluation, and education. Join us in a range of interrelated and connected climate and food systems programs. Find more information on our website at, where you may also sign up for our weekly newsletter with original content and related articles and research.


Strategies for Sustained Nutrition and Culinary Education Programs

Thursday, May 16 9 AM
Hunter College (Silberman Building)
2180 Third Avenue @ 119th Main Auditorium (on 2nd Floor) New York, New York 10035

Come join us as we delve into strategies for sustained nutrition and culinary education programs!

International Center of Photography

79 Essex Street, New York, NY 10002
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

April 13, 10 – 12 PM – Reduce: LES Neighborhood Clean-Up & Photo Activity, led by Sanitation Foundation and ICP Faculty
April 17, 6:30 – 8 PM – Reuse: City as Canvas: Panel conversation featuring city artist-in-residences who work on sustainability and climate related issues.
April 18, 6 – 9 PM – Recycle: ICP Free Late Night Programming

The ICP offers a series of programming exploring and celebrating photography and visual culture’s role in amplifying sanitation and sustainability efforts to combat the climate crisis. Join ICP on Saturday, April 13 for a neighborhood clean-up on the Lower East Side led by the Sanitation Foundation, followed by a photo-activity using the objects collected. On Wednesday, April 17, ICP hosts a panel conversation highlighting recent city artist-in-residences’ working on sustainability and climate action issues, including Jade Doskow, photographer-in-residence at the Freshkills Park, New Jersey then come back for an evening of related activities during ICP’s Free Third Thursday Late Night. Visit for latest info.

La MaMa Experimental Theater Club

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The Poisoner

April 4–21, 2024
The Downstairs Theater
66 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003

The Poisoner is a play inspired by and set in a mythological Flint water crisis. Known locally as “The Great Poisoning,” the Flint water crisis was one of the most socioeconomically pronounced environmental public health crises in modern U.S. history, disproportionately harming more than 100,000 Black and low-income Flint citizens including 12,000 children. This production will feature several talkbacks to discuss the role of art and creative endeavors in relation to activism, social change, and investigative journalism with participants that include investigative reporters who broke the story, photographers and photojournalists, and advocates/activists who work on environmental justice and clean water issues.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
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Courtesy of the artist


February 29, March 1, and March 2, 2024
7:15 PM and 9:00 PM
Josie Robertson Plaza, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
Tickets are not required. Just show up!

A poetic parade performance featuring Théâtre de la Dame de Coeur’s giant puppets, Eria and Terrenis, Acupunk takes place at Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza for three days only. Metaphorically exploring the theme of earth’s healing through acupuncture, the two puppet characters use long poles to untie knots and rebalance subterranean energetic currents—and everything that is influenced on its surface, just like traditional acupuncture. The puppets perform a healing ritual accompanied by rhythmic music, creating a meaningful bond with the public: the healing of our planet! Acupunk is an innovative and vibrant performance that incorporates projections, multimedia, and LED lighting—one which will impress audiences of all ages.

Magnum Foundation

59 E 4th St #7w, New York, NY 10003
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1 Dock 72 Way, 7th fl, Brooklyn, NY 11205


#ReframeClimate in Washington, D.C.


April 2024
Pier 57, 25 11th Ave, New York, NY 10011

Beginning on the streets of Paris during the COP21 Climate Change Summit, #ReframeClimate incorporates compelling documentary images into the public conversation about climate change. Each large-scale photograph includes an interactive digital prompt, which allows the viewer to hear the story behind the image directly from the photographer via their phone. These globally sourced images challenge the stereotypical notions of what climate change looks like in order to expand perceptions about its many implications. Follow the action here

Melting Metropolis

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Drawing Heat in Queens. Photograph by Martina Colova, 2023.

Drawing Heat “Walkshops”

Sat June 1, 9 AM – 12 PM / 2 – 5 PM, Queens (meet in the foyer of Queens Public Library at Long Island City, 37-44 21st St, Long Island City, NY 11101)
Fri June 7, 2 – 5 PM, Manhattan (meet in the lobby of Asia Society, 725 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021 )
Sat June 8, 2 – 5 PM, Manhattan (meet in the lobby of Asia Society, 725 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021)
Sat June 15, 9 AM – 12 PM / 2 – 5 PM Brooklyn (meet outside Parkside Avenue Subway Station, Parkside Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226)

Join for six guided art walkshops throughout the month of June around New York with Melting Metropolis, an international research project looking at the history of heat in the city. Led by artist Bryony Ella and urban environmental historian Dr Kara Schlichting, Drawing Heat will be a playful, embodied mark-making experience that explores our sensory experience of summer in the city. Discover how, why, when and where heat islands arise and create unique perspectives of the city through experimental drawing and creative writing. All materials provided and no art background necessary!

This is an outdoor activity suitable for adults who are comfortable walking/standing for up to 2 hours. The majority of the walkshop will be spent under shade. Limited to 20 people. Please check the Asia Society and Melting Metropolis websites for up-to-date event info.

Register for a June walkshop on the Upper East Side, in Long Island City, or around Prospect Park here.

National Sawdust

80 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
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Image courtesy of Alex Wild

NationalSawdust+ “For Nature” series

Insectum: February 26, 2024  6:30 PM (Doors) | 7:30 PM (Event Starts) | Tickets
COMPOST!: April 25, 2024  6:30 PM (Doors) | 7:30 PM (Event Starts) | Tickets
A Crisis of Responsibility: Excerpts from “The Shell Trial.”: June 13, 2024 6:30 PM (Doors) | 7:30 PM (Event Starts) | Tickets

NationalSawdust+, a performance and conversation series, presents three “For Nature” programs curated and hosted by Elena Park. On February 26, 2024 at 7:30pm, the NS+ programs kick off with Insectum, a sonic exploration of the world of arthropods, featuring composer-musicians Susie Ibarra, Jeffrey Zeigler, Graham Reynolds, and American Museum of Natural History evolutionary biologist Jessica Ware.

To create an album showcasing original tunes such as “Mosquito” and “Melolonthinae Larvae, the musicians worked closely with University of Texas at Austin entomologists; Ware will share research that unravels the evolutionary history of dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata), termites, and cockroaches (Blattodea). Insectum will be both a celebration of the most successful and longest existing multicellular group of animals on the planet, as well as a cautionary tale about how their current threatened status poses dangers for the entire global ecosystem.

The NS+ “For Nature” series explores the interplay and collision between the natural and human worlds, featuring artists and musicians, scientists, and activists working to preserve and restore the environment. “For Nature” is made possible by the generous support of Kathryn and Emmanuel Morlet and the Westcustogo Foundation.

Insectum commissioned by Golden Hornet

Co-Commissioned by Kathleen and Harvey Guion & The Guion Family Fund
Co-Commissioned by Suzanne Deal Booth & The Suzanne Deal Booth Cultural Trust
This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts
Presented in partnership with the Asia Society and its initiative, COAL + ICE: Inspiring Climate Action Through Art and Ideas.

Insectum was created in consultation with Alex Wild and Jo-anne Holley at University of Texas at Austin.

On April 25, NationalSawdust+ offers: COMPOST!, an evening of mixed fare devoted to the process of decomposition and cultivation, featuring NYT food writer Melissa Clark, theater artist and farmer Tannis Kowalchuk, singer-composer Caroline Shaw, multi-instrumentalist-composer Mark Stewart, and more!

On June 13, NationalSawdust+ presents A Crisis of Responsibility: Excerpts from “The Shell Trial,” showcasing excerpts from “The Shell Trial,” the provocative new opera by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Reid and librettist Roxie Perkins, fresh on the heels of the work’s world premiere in Amsterdam. Joining Reid in the thought-provoking evening will be artists Shabnam Abedi, Christopher Herbert, Timothy Long, and Francisco Nuñez with his Young People’s Chorus of New York City.

New York Botanical Garden

2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458
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Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, The New York Botanical Garden

The Garden is open Tues–Sun 10 AM – 5 PM and Monday federal holidays

Founded in 1891, The New York Botanical Garden is the most comprehensive botanical garden in the world and an integral part of the cultural fabric of New York City. Visit NYBG to connect with nature, experience plant-based exhibitions and programs, and learn about the cutting-edge work of Garden scientists, on-site in cutting-edge molecular labs and in areas worldwide where biodiversity is most at risk. Visit April 20–21, 2024, for our celebration of Earth Day.

The New York Public Library

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NYPL Digital Collections

The Awe of the Arctic: A Visual History

March 15–July 13, 2024
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 476 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10018
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This exhibition, drawn almost exclusively from the rich collections of The New York Public Library, is a large, multipart survey of how the Arctic has been visually depicted, defined, and imagined over the past 500 years, and invites us to consider how this history relates to our current understanding of the Arctic. The presentation ranges from 16th-century explorers, who attempted to capture the perceived strangeness of a remote region, to contemporary artists whose work conveys the human impact on its changing climate and vulnerable landscape.



April 12, 6:30 PM
The Austrian Cultural Forum New York, 11 East 52nd Street New York, NY 10022
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The Austrian Cultural Forum New York is pleased to host a panel discussion with esteemed New York-based art historian Dr. Elizabeth Cronin and Austrian photographer Gregor SailerCronin recently curated the exhibition The Awe of the Arctic: A Visual History at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library, running through July 13, 2024. This large, multi-part survey explores how the Arctic has been visually depicted, defined, and imagined over the past 500 years. Meanwhile, Sailer, who is featured in this exhibition, has extensively traveled to the Arctic Circle, visiting Canada, Norway, Greenland, and Iceland to capture images of some of the world’s northernmost architectural structures. Through PowerPoint presentations and a conversation moderated by Dr. Stephanie Buhmann, Head of Visual Arts, Art, and Architecture at the ACFNY, Cronin and Sailer will discuss their experiences and findings on this complex subject, which triggers our imagination but often eludes clear concepts. The evening will conclude with a Q&A session with the audience.

New York WILD Film Festival

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10th Annual New York WILD Film Festival

April 4–7, 2024
The Explorers Club, 46 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

The New York WILD Film Festival showcases documentaries about exploration, adventure, wildlife, conservation, and the environment. Through exhilarating and impactful programming, the festival provides a platform to exchange ideas, identify critical issues, and effect vital change. Join us for the 10th annual festival, featuring film screenings, Q&As, and cocktail receptions.

NYU Gallatin WetLab

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Photograph courtesy of Patter Loper

Laboratory for Other Worlds

May 1–October 30, 2024
20A Nolan Park, Governors Island, New York NY 10004

Laboratory for Other Worlds is a transdisciplinary art installation that explores the communicative possibilities that arise when art and science overlap. A collaboration between an artist and a climate scientist, the Laboratory uses visual art to explore scientific processes central to the study of sea level rise. The works in the exhibition include maps, drawings, paintings, and complex large-scale assemblages that combine everyday objects with technological features. The visual impact of the work is designed to open the door for imagination, play, and learning related to scientific research and data.

Park Avenue Armory

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Photo: Camille Seaman, Antartica, 2016

Shall We Gather at the River

Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 PM
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Two musical sources—the Black American spiritual tradition and Bach’s cantatas—flow together in an act of awakening, mobilization, and restorative beauty in the face of climate change. The Oxford Bach Soloists under the music direction of Tom Hammond-Davies and The Choir of Trinity Wall Street are joined by countertenor Reginald Mobley, tenor Nick Pritchard, and sheng player Wu Tong to perform a selection of Bach cantatas intermingled with spirituals in a staging by the celebrated director Peter Sellars. This this one-night-only musical call to action illuminates the undeniable truth that water is life, and that music is a universal language that can unite and inspire.

Poster House

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Robert Rauschenberg, Earth Day, 1970

We Tried to Warn You! Environmental Crisis Posters, 1970–2020

April 25–November 3, 2024
119 W. 23rd Street New York, NY 10011

Every poster in this exhibition is a failure—not in the sense that they failed in their graphic intent of communicating a message, but rather that they failed to successfully modify behavior. Almost all of the environmental issues showcased in these posters remain or have worsened.

Nevertheless, these impactful images have shaped the bounds of public debate on environmental issues, drawing attention to distinct and particular concerns. While these highlighted narratives have increased the visibility of environmental crises, they have historically masked systemic causes of these problems and ignored structural inequalities. They have also relied heavily on a clear visual culture associated with most environmental poster messaging—what one critic labeled “gas masks and honeybees”—creating a graphic sameness regardless of country or issue.

This exhibition avoids these tropes, charting a global history of environmental activism through posters, ranging in style from whimsical to apocalyptic.

THE POINT Community Development Corporation

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The Annual Fish Parade. Photo by Ricky Flores.

Important Eco Dates at THE POINT CDC

Dates vary, see below
940 Garrison Ave, Bronx, NY 10474

THE POINT is dedicated to revitalizing the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx through youth education, environmental justice advocacy, arts & culture, and community development. Upcoming climate-related initiatives include Fem Flava (March 16), Earth Day/Town Hall (April 19), Jane’s Walk: Public Art and Environmental Justice (May 3, 5), and the Fish Parade (June 15).

Queens Public Library

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QPL Climate Action

Locations & dates vary; See the full schedule at
Queens Public Library at Central, 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Queens, NY 11432

Queens Public Library is one of the largest and busiest public library systems in the United States. Join us throughout the run of COAL + ICE for a range of all-ages programs around climate action.

Scan the QR code for more info about QPL Climate Action programs.

Staten Island Museum

Located inside Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
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Photo by Steve White

Remember the Mastadon

Wed–Sun 11 AM – 5 PM
1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A, Staten Island, New York 10301

Remember the Mastodon is about the hard facts of extinction, the wonder of enduring species, the importance of biodiversity, and the challenge of preservation. The exhibition includes fossils, lost bird species, and a full-size replica of a Mastodon emerging through the wall! The mission of the Staten Island Museum is to spark curiosity and generate meaningful shared experiences through natural science, art, and history to deepen understanding of our environment, ourselves, and each other. For more about climate-related exhibitions and events, visit

The Trust for Governors Island

10 South St, Slip 7 Battery Maritime Building, 10 South St Slip 7, New York, NY 10004
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Photo by Julienne Schaer courtesy of the Trust for Governors Island

Pub­lic art, events, cul­tur­al and edu­ca­tion­al pro­gram­ming, and recre­ation­al activ­i­ties for all ages

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With a unique waterfront environment, an award-winning park engineered for climate change, a collection of public art commissions engaging directly with climate issues, and a growing community of educational, non-profit, and commercial tenants working in climate, Governors Island is quickly growing as a hub for environmental education, training, and research. The Trust for Governors Island is the 501(c)(3) non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tion cre­at­ed by the City of New York respon­si­ble for the plan­ning, oper­a­tions and ongo­ing devel­op­ment of Gov­er­nors Island. Join us for a range of climate events in 2024, including the Island’s annual Earth Day celebration, guided nature walks, arts and cultural programs, climate tech demonstrations, and more. 

Waterfront Alliance

256 W 36th St. 11th Floor, New York, NY 10018
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Photo by Whitney Browne

2024 Waterfront Conference

May 21, 2024
Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY
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The Waterfront Conference is the premier forum exploring the challenges of and solutions to climate change, sustaining strong coastal economies, equitable access at our waterfronts and to our shared waterways, and a healthier open-space environment. Hundreds of civic and business leaders, planners, engineers, architects, designers, activists, professors, and students will participate.


Photo by Jourdan Hercsek

City of Water Day

July 13, 2024
Various locations
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City of Water Day is a region-wide day organized by Waterfront Alliance and New York–New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program (HEP), to champion a climate-resilient New York and New Jersey harbor. Dozens of communities across all five boroughs, Westchester and Rockland counties, and New Jersey will host events on and near the water that celebrate the importance of a resilient and equitably shared waterfront. From free kayaking to rowing to hands-on workshops, these events offer community members opportunities for fun, education, and access to their local waterfront.

Working and Learning Together Electronics Recycling (WALTER)

138 Hinsdale St., Brooklyn, NY 11207
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To schedule a pick up or drop off, visit

WALTER is an award winning recycling social enterprise with a mission to employ young adults facing barriers to help organizations and individuals in New York City safely and responsibly dispose of their used electronics.

All Souls Unitarian Church

1157 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10075


Spiritual Practices for the Anthropocene

February 25, 2024 11:15 AM
Rev. Zenshin Florence Caplow, a conservation biologist as well as a Zen Priest and Unitarian Universalist Minister, will deliver a sermon titled Spiritual Practices for the Anthropocene : “As we experience accelerating climate change, species extinction, and a host of other human-caused changes to the planet, we need ways to stay grounded, appreciative, and courageous.”

During the service, Musica Viva NY will premiere composer Richard Einhorn’s setting of Jane Hirshfield’s poem on the climate crisis, Let Them Not Say.

The service will be livestreamed. Please go to at 11:15 am EST for the link.

New York Climate Action Partner Map

Click HERE for Google Maps listing of all organizations and locations.

Additional COAL + ICE Partners