Participants enjoying a free session of African dance class led by instructor Yahaya Kamate.

Participants enjoying a free session of African dance class led by instructor Yahaya Kamate.

In the Community

As the community thrives, so does Morris-Jumel Mansion. We take our commitment to the neighborhood very seriously, so that is why we want people to have fun! Outdoor movie nights, concerts, yoga, tai chi, and African dance classes are just a part of what we offer that is free to the community. Visit our events section for more information. 


Dyckman Farmhouse

Dyckman Farmhouse Museum, the last farmhouse in Manhattan, is a vital cultural asset in New York City.  The mission of DFMA is to support the preservation of the historic site, to be a catalyst for engaging, adventuresome programming and to be a good neighbor and a dynamic resource for the community. Discover more at



Heightsites promotes artistic and cultural events happening in Washington Heights and Inwood, covering cultural events river to river, from 155th Street to the Northern tip of Manhattan.  Discover events at the Morris-Jumel Mansion and other uptown organizations at 


Harlem OneStop 

Founded in 2006, Harlem One Stop's goal is to identify opportunities for economic equity uptown. By establishing strategic alliances and collaborating with a network of cultural institutions and business organizations, Harlem One Stop presents upper Manhattan as a premier destination to the local, regional, domestic, and international visitor/travel sectors through its diverse marketing initiatives. Discover more at


Inwood Art Works 

Inwood Art Works aims to harness and promote the artistic energy of Inwood and its surrounding community with programs of events for visual arts, film, and stage. Learn more at


The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) is a non-profit arts service organization that cultivates, supports and promotes the works of artists and arts organizations in Northern Manhattan. Find out more at


Word Up Community Bookshop/ Libreria Comunitaria

Word Up is volunteer-run, multilingual, general-interest, non-profit community bookshop and arts space in Uptown NYC. Hosting readings, screenings and community meetings, Word Up strives to foster a home for the creative spirit in Northern Manhattan. Find out more at


United Palace 

The United Palace is a transformational organization and venue that fuses spirituality, art, culture and entertainment. The fourth largest theater in Manhattan is more than just a unique venue — it is a hub of creative expression and personal growth designed with and for the community. Visit for more information.