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Join Us June 29th for the Annual Meeting of the Washington Square Association

We will be holding our annual meeting on Monday, June 29 at 6 pm, at  NYU’s  King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South.  Our special guest speaker is  Emily Kies Folpe, Ph.D,,  art historian and author of  It happened on Washington Square.  The title of the presentation is “Picturing the Square”. Washington Square through the eyes of artists from Edward Hopper to Red Grooms.   Refreshments will be served. 

There is no charge, but please RSVP to .  Members of the Washington Square Association  and neighbors in the community are welcome to join us.  

Join Us June 23rd at 8pm for Harp & Chamber Orchestra as Part of the Washington Square Music Festival

On Tuesday June 23 at 8 pm in Washington Square, Harp Chamber Orchestra features an unusual program ranging from a setting of Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Mask of Red Death” by André Caplet, to the more familiar Peer Gynt suite by Grieg.  The harp, played by Lynette Wardle, is the featured instrument in three works. 

Support Washington Square Park

The Washington Square Music Festival


The Washington Square Association is an independent neighborhood organization that supports the park through their membership and volunteer donations. 

Become a Member for Just $25! Find Out How.

As a non-profit, we are always looking for donations to apply to the aid of the park.  

  • Organizing the annual Holiday Tree Lighting

  • Producing the Washington Square Music Festival

  • Providing financial and volunteer support for ongoing park maintenance and renovation

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About the WSA

The Washington Square Association was founded in 1904 and has been dedicated for over a century to supporting the residents of the park's surrounding community.  Find Out More About Us.

Our board includes architects, historians, authors, educators, musicians and publishers.  Most importantly, we are your neighbors, community members, parents and children of the park.