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TASTE OF TIMES SQUARE Extended Through November 1 Photo TASTE OF TIMES SQUARE Extended Through November 1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020

The Times Square Alliance today announced today that their Taste of Times Square Week will be extended through the weekend after a successful start to the week.  The promotion will be available at 17 restaurants (listed below) through Sunday, November 1. 

Taste Of Times Square Returns This Week Photo Taste Of Times Square Returns This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020

The Times Square Alliance today announced a twist on the 26 year tradition of Taste of Times Square, the annual outdoor food and music festival on 46th Street which offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy dishes from restaurants across the district and performances from a wide range of the city's musical talent.

Amplifier And Times Square Arts Partner On Citywide “Vote Your Future” Voter Turn Photo Amplifier And Times Square Arts Partner On Citywide “Vote Your Future” Voter Turnout Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020

Amplifier and Times Square Arts are proud to announce Vote Your Future, an urgent new citywide campaign that directs voters to important voting and civic resources in the lead up to Election Day, November 3.

The Plastic Bag Store Opens In Times Square On October 22 Photo The Plastic Bag Store Opens In Times Square On October 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020

Times Square Arts has announced the official opening of The Plastic Bag Store, an immersive, site-specific public art installation and puppet film by Brooklyn-based artist Robin Frohardt, with original music by Freddi Price and produced by Pomegranate Arts.

Times Square New Year's Eve Celebration Goes Virtual for 2021; Live Elements Still to Photo Times Square New Year's Eve Celebration Goes Virtual for 2021; Live Elements Still to be Determined
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

With January 1, 2021 now 100 days away, the organizers of the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square provided a preliminary teaser of how the event will change in response to the changes and challenges of 2020: a virtually enhanced celebration that brings Times Square and The Ball to you digitally, with socially-distanced live elements.

Artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles Celebrates Public Service Workers 
with Artwork Across Photo Artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles Celebrates Public Service Workers with Artwork Across New York City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

The Queens Museum, Times Square Arts and MTA Arts & Design are pleased to announce their collaboration on a new public art initiative by artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles, which will be on view on the large-scale digital billboard at 20 Times Square, on the facade of the Queens Museum facing Grand Central Parkway, and across digital displays throughout the MTA subway system.

Rachel Potter, James Harkness, Joey Contreras and More to Take Part in BROADWAY BUSKE Photo Rachel Potter, James Harkness, Joey Contreras and More to Take Part in BROADWAY BUSKERS Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Times Square's annual concert series celebrating the talented singer-songwriters of the theater community will return this summer for its third season. Moving to a virtual format this year, Broadway Buskers will be livestreamed every Tuesday at 7pm from July 21st through October 27th.

Times Square Alliance Commissions New Original Music From Artists Impacted By Pandemi Photo Times Square Alliance Commissions New Original Music From Artists Impacted By Pandemic
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

The Times Square Alliance announced today the first ever Songs for Our City, a songwriting challenge commissioning new original music from Broadway actors and composers in response to the current COVID-19 crisis, in order to both support artists during this time and provide a unique and interactive way for audiences to enjoy new music while in-person events are on pause.

Times Square to Go Dark on Wednesday to Urge Support for Restaurants, Hospitality Bus Photo Times Square to Go Dark on Wednesday to Urge Support for Restaurants, Hospitality Businesses and Non-Profits
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020

Famously bright Times Square will be noticeably darker for one minute Wednesday evening at 9pm EDT when towering digital billboards go dark alerting the nation to the very real prospect that hundreds of thousands of American restaurants, non-profits, and retailers - employing millions - are in danger of going dark because existing federal assistance programs are not achieving intended goal.

Times Square Billboards Will Go Dark on Wednesday in Support of Restaurants, Hospital Photo Times Square Billboards Will Go Dark on Wednesday in Support of Restaurants, Hospitality Businesses, and Non-Profits
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020

The iconic digital billboards will go dark to alert the nation to the very real prospect that hundreds of thousands of American restaurants, non-profits, and retailers - employing millions - are in danger of going dark because existing federal assistance programs are not achieving intended goal.

Alice Ripley, Ethan Slater, Rob Rokicki and More to Take Part in SONGS FOR OUR CITY S Photo Alice Ripley, Ethan Slater, Rob Rokicki and More to Take Part in SONGS FOR OUR CITY Songwriting Challenge
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

The Times Square Alliance announced today the first ever Songs for Our City, a songwriting challenge commissioning new original music from Broadway actors and composers in response to the current COVID-19 crisis, in order to both support artists during this time and provide a unique and interactive way for audiences to enjoy new music.

Mel Chin, Jenny Holzer, Pedro Reyes & Carrie Mae Weems Join Digital PSA Campaign Photo Mel Chin, Jenny Holzer, Pedro Reyes & Carrie Mae Weems Join Digital PSA Campaign
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020

Times Square Arts, For Freedoms and Poster House are pleased to announce the second phase of their now multi-city campaign, which is on view on digital displays throughout all five boroughs of New York City and on JCDecaux screens in New York, Boston and Chicago. Each artwork acknowledges the continued service of essential workers.

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Broadway Leaders Named To Coalition For NYC Hospitality & Tour Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda and Broadway Leaders Named To Coalition For NYC Hospitality & Tourism
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, today announced the formation of The Coalition for NYC Hospitality & Tourism Recovery.

Poster House And Times Square Arts Partner On Citywide PSA Public Art Campaign Photo Poster House And Times Square Arts Partner On Citywide PSA Public Art Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020

Starting today in New York City, nearly 1,800 digital billboards and screens across all five boroughs will begin displaying messages of public safety, gratitude, pride, and solidarity with essential workers. 

New York City Billboards to Display Pride and Gratitude for Frontline Workers Photo New York City Billboards to Display Pride and Gratitude for Frontline Workers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020

Starting today in New York City, nearly 1,800 digital billboards and screens across all five boroughs will begin displaying messages of public safety, gratitude, pride, and solidarity with essential workers.

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by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

Photo Flash: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, WICKED, and More Celebrate Broadway Designers With Hol Photo Photo Flash: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, WICKED, and More Celebrate Broadway Designers With Holiday 'Show Globes'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

The Times Square Alliance unveiled today the first holiday “Show Globes” in Times Square on the Broadway Plaza between 44th and 45th Streets. The event included remarks by the Alliance President, Tim Tompkins as well as representatives from each of the four Broadway shows. “Show Globes” will be on display in Times Square through December 26, 2019.

Artist Kehinde Wiley Times Square Sculpture To Be Permanently Installed At The Virgin Photo Artist Kehinde Wiley Times Square Sculpture To Be Permanently Installed At The Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

Times Square Alliance Announces Jean Cooney as Director of Times Square Arts Photo Times Square Alliance Announces Jean Cooney as Director of Times Square Arts
by Sarah Hookey - May 2, 2019

The Times Square Alliance announced today the appointment of Jean Cooney, the current Deputy Director of Creative Time, as the Director of Times Square Arts. Cooney will be responsible for overseeing the Alliance's public art program, following 7 years at Creative Time, where she played a lead role in the organization's major artist commissions, public programming, engagement initiatives, and cultural partnerships.

Times Square Arts, Advertising Week New York, and OAAA To Partner on September Midnig Photo Times Square Arts, Advertising Week New York, and OAAA To Partner on September Midnight Moment
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Times Square Arts announced today that they have partnered with Advertising Week and Out of Home Advertising Association of America (OAAA) and are seeking submissions of original moving image art from artists working in the field of advertising. The winner's work will be exhibited on participating electronic billboards in Times Square as the Midnight Moment, appearing from 11:57 PM 12:00 AM for the full month of September 2019 in coordination with the 16th edition of Advertising Week New York, the premiere event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. The submission deadline for final works is May 6, 2019.

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