The Austrian Cultural Forum hosts more than 100 free events per year, including exhibitions, concerts, lectures, panel discussions, dance and performance.
> Support cultural and academic activities of partner organizations throughout the United States with the purpose of promoting outstanding contemporary Austrians in various disciplines
> Present highly relevant thematic exhibitions on visual arts and architecture
> Act as a showcase for the very best of contemporary Austrian music, literature, film, and performing arts
> Explore synergies between the arts and the academic world
> Act as a forum for discussion and intellectual discourse, bearing in mind Austria's tradition as a meeting point between the East and the West and considering the country's active role in the European Union
> Draw attention to emerging Austrian artists and intellectuals to establish their reputation in the United States
> Raise awareness for contemporary Austrian creative artists, institutions, and festivals
With its architectural landmark building in Midtown Manhattan the Austrian Cultural Forum New York is the cultural embassy of Austria in the United States. It hosts more than 200 free events annually and showcases Austrian contemporary art, music, literature, and academic thought in New York. The Austrian Cultural Forum enjoys long-standing and flourishing partnerships with many venerable cultural and academic institutions throughout New York and the United States.