Central Park Foraging

Come on a foraging tour of Central Park with us, hosted by the illustrious “Wildman” Steve Brill.The 4-hour end-of-summer foraging extravaganza will explore the famous park in search of the many renewable wild foods available in early autumn, like black walnuts, wild spinach, and if you’re lucky, hen-of-the-woods, aka maitake mushrooms. Brill, who has been […]

Tastemakers: The Next Generation of Asian-American Entrepreneurship

UBS Headquarters 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York, United States

Epicenter is partnering with UBS to host a free panel on the next generation of Asian-American entrepreneurship. Come mingle and learn from successful entrepreneurs about creating and planning for generational wealth. Where else would an agenda span the latest on self-driving trucks, the secrets of Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ success in Hollywood, and Asian innovation in the spirits sector. Appetizers and […]

Screening: Bring it to the People

Diversity Plaza 73-19 37th Road, Queens, NY, United States

The film focuses on the complex issues that prevented vaccination such as historical medical mistreatment, stigma, health literacy and more.


Diwali Celebration

Travers Park 34th Avenue & 78th Street, Jackson Heights, NY, United States

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a resource fair, lamp lighting ceremony, dance performance, food and music!


Jackson Heights Halloween Parade

37th Avenue from 86th Street to PS 69 Jackson Heights, New York, United States

Every year on October 31, young old or in between, we march, skip, dance, and stroll down 37th Avenue from 86th Street to PS 69, where more than 3,000 bags of treats are handed out to children. The Epicenter team will be located in a tent on 34th avenue. Come stop by, get some treats […]

Tribal Business: Beyond Gaming

New York City Economic Development Corporation One Liberty Plaza, New York, New York, United States

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) will host staff from Indian Country Media, LLC to lead a panel discussion about the Tribal economy and Indigenous culture.  Indian Country Media is the owner and operator of Tribal Business News and Native News Online. Both publications have a national footprint.  The […]

The Underground Railroad of Queens: The Bowne House

The Bowne House 37-01 Bowne St, Flushing, New York, United States

While New York City is known worldwide for some of the most recognized museums, you might be surprised to learn of the Bowne House Historical Society, a 1612 landmark instrumental to the abolitionist movement and a safe space in the Underground Railroad.  The Bowne House is one of the few accessible abolition landmarks in NYC and […]


Disruptors: BIPOC leaders and entrepreneurs changing the game

Epicenter is partnering with UBS to host a discussion on the next generation of BIPOC leaders in Texas. Hear from a diverse array of executives and entrepreneurs disrupting their industries and innovating the future. Our agenda spans the latest on a beloved burger franchise, the future of your makeup, a family-run media enterprise, and more. […]

Make Music New York

Diversity Plaza 73-19 37th Road, Queens, NY, United States

Make Music New York is a unique festival of free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City. All of the performances take place annually on June 21, the first day of summer and longest day of the year. What sets Make Music New York apart from other festivals is that […]


Disruptors: Success and scale are not mutually exclusive

1285 Avenue of the Americas Branch Office - UBS Financial Services Inc. 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States

Join Epicenter NYC for a discussion on BIPOC Entrepreneurship sponsored by UBS.  


Find Your Seoul Luncheon

Barton Avenue Open Street Barton Avenue, Flushing, New York, United States

You’ve heard of Koreatown and Murray Hill in Manhattan, but what about the heart of NYC’s biggest Korean community in Murray Hill, Queens? Here, you’ll find one of the City’s best neighborhoods for incredible, authentic Korean food—from BBQ to fried chicken, gimbap to juk, and so much more. Now here’s your chance to share the […]

Private tour of the TWA Hotel at JFK Airport

TWA Hotel Idlewild Drive, Queens, NY, United States

A private tour of the TWA Hotel at JFK Airport hosted by Epicenter-NYC.You are invited to join a private tour of the TWA Hotel at JFK Airport, a stunning new space and experience. A reception will be held afterward at The Sunken Lounge, located within the hotel. Please meet in the lobby of the hotel […]

Screening of “While We Watched”

"While We Watched" is a turbulent newsroom drama that intimately chronicles the working days of Indian broadcast journalist Ravish Kumar as he confronts a world of truth and disinformation. It is screening at the IFC Center starting on July 20 through July 27. View the trailer here. We have a limited amount of tickets available […]

WEBINAR: Winning the High School Lottery: Demystifying NYC’s New Admissions Process

Getting into a New York City high school can be stressful — and we would like to help make it less so. Simply gaining admission to a high school, knowing where to apply, understanding your child’s lottery number — where do you even begin? Join Epicenter's webinar with education expert Alina Adams and experienced parents […]

Ground Games Opening Reception

The Local NY 13-02 44th Avenue, Queens, NY, United States

Epicenter NYC is pleased to present our 2023 group exhibition, Ground Games, at The Local NYC, from November 1 - 30. Nine artists from the Epicenter NYC archives will provide a glimpse into the broad spectrum of the NYC area art scene.  Join us for an opening reception, a record release performance by Unagi, and […]


High School Admissions for Special Education: Your Roadmap to Inclusive Learning and Advocating for Your Child in NYC

Epicenter-NYC recently hosted a webinar about high school admissions. Due to the high volume of questions about high school admissions for students with disabilities, they are hosting a separate webinar on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 12:30 p.m. with special education advocate Jenn Choi, who specializes in helping parents with the IEP process in New York […]

Origin Stories: Epicenter @ Art Basel Miami

Klaw Miami 1737 North Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL, United States

A spotlight on South Asian and BIPOC artists, curators and tastemakers to dissect the convergence of art, story and effecting change. Origin Stories: Sometimes the sequence of events that lead to a person finding their calling as an artist, or how one comes across a groundbreaking approach to making their work are as powerful as […]


Heat Maps: Queens Exhibit

The Local NY 13-02 44th Avenue, Queens, NY, United States

Queen-based artist and Epicenter-NYC co-founder Nitin Mukul’s latest project and exhibition Heat Maps: Queens, a new series of durational painting video works, is raising awareness of the climate crisis on a local level. The art project focuses on specific neighborhoods in Queens that have been rated high risk on a scale called the Heat Vulnerability Index (HVI), […]

Epicenter Book Club: The Power Broker

Espresso 77 35-57 77th Street, Queens, New York, United States

Prepare to don your metaphorical fedoras as we dive into the world of urban planning, political intrigue, and the sheer audacity of Robert Moses. In the spirit of unleashing your inner potential, enjoy happy hour until 8 PM with your first drink on Epicenter. Whether you're a seasoned negotiator, a strategic thinker, or just someone […]

Black History in Brooklyn: The Weeksville Heritage Center

Weeksville Heritage Center, Buffalo Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, USA 158 Buffalo Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Join us for a lively tour at the Weeksville Heritage Center, where you'll explore rich history and cultural heritage firsthand!Weeksville Heritage Center TourJoin us and the Underground Railroad Consortium of New York State (URCNYS) for an enriching experience at the Weeksville Heritage Center in central Brooklyn. Dive into the profound history and vibrant culture of […]

Style Wars Screening

Bronx Music Heritage Center Laboratory, Louis Niñé Boulevard, The Bronx, NY, USA 1303 Louis Niñé Boulevard, The Bronx, NY, United States

Join us for a screening of the legendary documentary Style Wars, followed by a Q&A with Producer Henry Chalfant Style Wars Screening We're excited to announce that the Bronx Music Heritage Center and Epicenter NYC will be presenting a special screening of the iconic documentary Style Wars. Dive into the dynamic world of New York […]


Vision of the Invisible

Rosebud Contemporary 526 W 26th St #606, New York, New York, United States

Join Rosebud Contemporary and Epicenter NYC on March 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. for an artist walkthrough and reception of the current exhibition, “Vision of the Invisible.” Enjoy complimentary craft beverages courtesy of award-winning Rupee Beer. The exhibition features pieces by Don Doe, Chandru G, Chris Bors, Nitin Mukul, Stan Narten, Natesh M, RJ […]

How to Prepare for Your Child’s Annual Review IEP Meeting

Learn tips and strategies to get ready for your child's IEP meeting at our event on May 2nd at 4:30 PM! The annual review is the time to question if your child has genuinely met their goals and advocate for their chance to meet challenging objectives to prepare for further education, employment, and independent living. […]


Epicenter’s tour of the Public Design Commission’s Archives

253 Broadway New York, NY 10007

Join us for a guided tour of the Public Design Commission to learn about power brokers shaping our city's landscape! Epicenter-NYC invites you to a members-only archives tour of the Public Design Commission for the City of New York (253 Broadway). Since 1898, this agency, formerly known as the New York City Art Commission, has […]


Youth Block Party Featuring Author Sonali Kohli

The World's Borough Bookshop 3406 73rd Street, Queens, NY, United States

Don't miss an insightful conversation about youth activism followed by family fun activities. Join us for an exciting in-person event and family fun at The World's Borough Bookshop where author Sonali Kohli will be reading from her latest work, Don't Wait, and engaging in a lively conversation moderated by Epicenter NYC's Femi Redwood. It's a unique […]