Abrons Arts Center is the lifeblood of experimental visual and performing art in New York City.

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For more than 100 years, Abrons has invested in the most exciting artists of our time and is the creative hub that gives access to the arts for our Lower East Side community and beyond.

Learn how you can support Abrons.


Thank you to our generous supporters whose contributions enable the creation of performance presentations, exhibitions, education programs, and residencies. With your generous donation, Abrons can continue to mobilize communities with the transformative power of art.


Louis and Anne Abrons Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Arts and Letters Foundation
The Barker Welfare Foundation
The Bulova Stetson Fund
Dance/NYC’s New York City Dance Rehearsal Space Subsidy Program, made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Daniel J. and Edith A. Ehrlich Family Foundation
The Emily Davie & Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation
The FACE Foundation’s FUSED Program
Hans Thurnauer Charitable Lead Trust
The Harkness Foundation for Dance
The Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust
Howard Gilman Foundation, Inc.
Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation
Jane A. Lehman and Alan G. Lehman Foundation
The Jerome Foundation
Jerome Robbins Foundation
Kinder Morgan Foundation
The Mariposa Foundation
Mertz Gilmore Foundation
Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
Scherman Foundation
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Sustainable Arts Foundation
Tita Cahn Trust
Trust for Mutual Understanding


New York City Councilmember Antonio Reynoso
New York City Councilmember Carlina Rivera
New York City Councilmember Alicka Amply-Samuel
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
New York City Department of Education
New York State Council on the Arts


Barbara Alpern
Lynn Epstein
David Fanger
Alan Finkel
Vallejo Gantner
Andrea Himmel
Hua Hsu
Diane G. Kranz
Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte
Tracey Leitman
Jumatatu Poe
Benjamin M. Rosen
Johnny Sagan
George Sanchez
Jackie Sibblies Drury
Kay F. Turner
Tom Viola