Around the City
One of the best things about attending Juilliard is the opportunity to experience the excitement of living in New York City. Even if you’re on a limited budget, there are many free and inexpensive activities, and the ease of New York City’s public transportation system allows you to explore museums, attend festivals and performance events, or simply discover the many vibrant neighborhoods that make up the city.
Getting Around New York City
Things to Do and See
- Central Park: Escape into nature! Just a few blocks from Juilliard is Central Park, one of the world’s best known parks. It offers rowing and kayaking, hiking paths and running trails, tennis, ice skating, bird watching, and much more.
- Museums: New York City offers a large variety of museums, art collections, and exhibits.
- AMC Theaters, Moviefone and Fandango: Have a free evening? Catch the newest movie releases. Visit any of these sites to get schedules for any theater in New York City, but first stop by the OSA to purchase discount movie passes.
- Goldstar: This online subscription service provides half-price tickets to a diverse array of events and activities in New York City, from sporting events to spas to Broadway shows.
See a Show or Concert
Not only is Juilliard minutes away from the Times Square Theater District, but there are great concerts and performances right across the plaza on the Lincoln Center campus. Visit these sites to get student rates or discounted tickets.