New York City's newest arts center, The Shed at Hudson Yards, has officially opened its doors today, April 5!
The Shed brings together established and emerging artists in fields ranging from hip hop to classical music, painting to digital media, theater to literature, and sculpture to dance in an unprecedented movable structure that adapts to support all kinds of inventive work under one roof, according to The Shed's website. The Shed is located where the High Line meets Hudson Yards, adjacent to 15 Hudson Yards and bordering the Public Square and Gardens.
According to Curbed New York, The Shed itself comprises of several different theaters and gallery spaces, and has the ability to put on many different types of events at once such as exhibitions, dance performances, concerts, etc.
The Shed's first week will feature a celebration of African-American music directed by the Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen; Norma Jeane Baker of Troy, a dramatic work by Anne Carson and performed by Renée Fleming and Ben Whishaw, opens tomorrow. Björk will take the stage on May 6.
For more details about The Shed and upcoming shows, click here.