Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, today announces a schedule of events for its Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy and Arts Advocacy Day, as part of the National Arts Action Summit held March 20-21, 2017. Continue reading
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For example, a recent comprehensive study conducted by the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania found that cultural assets in New York City’s neighborhoods improve citizens’ health and safety and increase the effectiveness of local schools. Continue reading
A unique series of photographs taken by Aarron Siskin who documented the Harlem renaissance like one above of a semi-nude dancer above and the dancers below in Harlem, New York, 1937. Continue reading
Shady Ladies Tours will present the Nasty Women of the Metropolitan on Saturdays, March 11 and April 1 at 1:00 PM. Continue reading
In the depths of the economic crisis of the 1970s, New York City slashed arts education from the public school curriculum.Continue reading
Teen artists from all over New York City are invited to join photographer Devin Allen in an interactive conversation about the power of an image. Continue reading
An artist has been chosen to receive a $10,000 grant to create a public art installation for East Harlem's Thomas Jefferson Park. Continue reading
Calling all coloring book lovers. From February 6 through February 10, 2017, you can take part in #ColorOurCollections–a campaign where museums and libraries worldwide will make available free coloring books, letting you color artwork from their collections and then share it on Twitter and other social media platforms. Continue reading