THE FUTURE IS PRESENT, 2019 Jeffrey Gibson Courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

CATALYST: Art and Social Justice

Works by New York Artists and Activists since 1965, celebrating the power of art to spark change and spur progress.

Curated by Jessica Bell Brown.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray are excited to open their doors for the administration’s fourth and final art installation at Gracie Mansion!

Registration is open!

  • Open House
    New York City residents are invited to visit Saturday, March 7th, noon to 3:00pm, for a self-guided tour where they can view Catalyst and learn the history of Gracie Mansion.
  • Public Tours
    Docent-led tours of the exhibition and house may be taken Mondays† at 10:00am, 11:00am, and 5:00pm.
  • School and Group Tours
    School and Group tours for up to 35 participants are welcome on Wednesdays† at 10:30am, and 11:30am.

† The primary function of Gracie Mansion as the residence of the sitting mayors of New York City can affect scheduling, we believe this unique experience makes the extra effort worthwhile and appreciate your understanding if a desired tour time is unavailable.