The Revitalized Seaport District is committed to creating a district destination for New Yorkers and visitors alike while work progresses towards the grand opening, we have curated a number of installments and activations as a glimpse into the future transformation of the district as a hub for cultural, dining, fashion and entertainment experiences.

As part of the Seaport’s 2016 culture programming, the Howard Hughes Corp., in association with the Downtown Alliance, has partnered with NYC Design Week to host the Downtown Design Festival.

Additional partners include: Parsons School of Design, Wanted Design NYC and the Fashion Institute of Technology.

May 9th to June 30th
11am to 7pm
Seaport Studios, 19 Fulton Street

The Design Market is an innovative retail installation occupying the ground level of the Seaport Studios at 19 Fulton Street, offering a carefully curated selection of design objects, including furniture, lighting, accessories, artwork, and other merchandise.

The Downtown Design Festival is presented by The Howard Hughes Corporation In association with the Downtown Alliance. As the Seaport District prepares for the opening of the Fulton Market Building later this year and Pier 17 in 2017, the Howard Hughes Corporation is committed to bringing culture, fashion and culinary delights to the re-envisioned Seaport District.

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August 11th - September 30th

Wed - Fri, 10am - 7 pm
Sat, Sun, 11am - 6pm
Closed Mondays and Tuesday

Seaport Culture District, 117 Beekman

As social media influences our culture, sharing on these platforms becomes an important part of the creative act for artists. The documentation of these various stages of work permits an intimate view of moments that were traditionally solitary. The exhibition #wip showcases current students from the artist collective Urban Studio within the Fine Arts Department @FIT as well as a select group of program alumna.

May 5th to December 31st
All Day
Seaport Culture District, 117 Beekman Street

Following the Downtown Design Festival (May 3 - May 17, 2016) at the Seaport District, cultural programming will continue through the end of 2016 at the Seaport Culture District at 117 Beekman Street, which will be outfitted with flexible seating, movable displays, and high-quality A/V and projection capabilities to allow wide range of events. The Culture District will be a center for New York’s world-class design community to feature evening and weekend programs and events, including talks, panels, receptions, screenings and film festivals, product launches, conferences, book signings and demonstrations.

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