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Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is Staten Island’s premiere cultural destination, where history, architecture, visual arts, theater, dance, music, and environmental science come together to provide a dynamic experience for all ages. One of the largest ongoing adaptive reuse projects in America, Snug Harbor consists of 26 historic buildings, nine distinctive botanical gardens, a two-acre urban farm, and 10 acres of wetlands on a unique 83-acre, park-like campus. Six of Snug Harbor’s original buildings were the first to be designated as landmarks for New York City’s Landmarks Preservation

Snug Harbor offers dynamic and diverse programming for all ages and interests:
In the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden, visitors can explore eight pavilions, a bamboo forest path, waterfalls, a Koi-filled pond, Chinese calligraphy, and a variety of Ghongshi scholar’s rocks including a 15-foot formation that towers over the central courtyard. The NYC Compost Project offers workshops and classes to the community on composting and gardening, as well as volunteer work days on our campus Heritage Farm.
The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art engages the community with cutting-edge art experiences by our SHARP (Snug Harbor Artist Residency Program) artists, as well as with exhibits by renowned artists both local and worldwide.
Snug Harbor’s monthly PASS (Performing Arts Salon Saturday) events showcase original works in performing arts (music, dance, theater, and multi-media) in different stages of development.
Seasonal events such as Sprinklerfest and Autumn Moon draw thousands to our grounds to bask in the gardens and enjoy cultural displays.

How to get there:
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301
S40, S44
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