sTo Len, whose fascination with waste removal started when he was a child, is the agency’s current artist in residence.
The studio of the mid-century sculptor, located across from his eponymous museum in Long Island City, New York, received $4.5 million for its planned restoration and renovation.
The New Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Afro-Latin Jazz Alliance also received capital allocations in a “historic” round of funding from the Department of Cultural Affairs.
If approved, it would be a major hit for the DCLA, which would have its overall budget cut by a third in 2023.
Art educators are welcomed to a sprawling warehouse in Queens for a “Back to School Shopping Spree,” hosted curbside for the first time.
Inspired by the Work’s Progress Administration, the City Artist Corps initiative is addressing the devastating toll the pandemic had on the cultural sector.
Approved on July 1, the city’s overall arts and culture will be reduced by 11% in fiscal year 2021.
The People’s Cultural Plan shares a list of demands in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including housing as a human right and free public education.
Funding was set aside for nonprofits that directly support individual artists, collectives, and smaller cultural organizations throughout the city.
The once omnipotent commissioner leaves his post after a stormy six-year tenure at the commission. The city provided no specific reason for his abrupt resignation.
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs announced its 2019 action plan for its CreateNYC culture plan, pledging record-breaking budgets for inclusion and diversity programs in cultural institutions