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
Tom Finkelpearl, Jeanne van Heeswijk, and Laura Raicovich discussed cultural institutions’ responsibilities to the most vulnerable members of their communities during a conversation at the New School.
Laura Raicovich, Tom Finkelpearl, and Jeanne van Heeswijk will discuss what has been done and what more needs to happen to protect immigrants in legally precarious situations.
The Department of Cultural Affairs is devising a plan for June 2017 that would manage and organize New York City’s resources for arts and culture.
2015 marks the 30th anniversary of Jorge Luis Rodriguez’s “Growth” and the public art program that initiated its creation.
On Tuesday New York’s City Council approved by a vote of 49 to 0 an amendment to the municipal charter to create a comprehensive, citywide cultural plan.
In his State of the City speech today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to build 1,500 new affordable live/work units for artists over the next decade.
Diversity, nebulous though it is, has long been something museums have tried to maximize among their visitors, but a new initiative being launched by New York’s Department of Cultural Affairs aims to measure the diversity of staff and board members at the city’s cultural institutions.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced yesterday that holders of New York City’s newly-launched municipal identity card will be granted a year’s worth of privileges at 33 participating cultural institutions.
New York may lean on its cultural institutions to encourage adoption of a planned municipal identity card for undocumented New Yorkers, the New York Times reported.
There’s been so much hemming and hawing about “social practice” art in the past few years, it’s a little painful to even say, or type, the phrase. So, it felt a little odd to be picking up a fairly lengthy book on the topic, What We Made: Conversations on Art and Social Cooperation. But the number one reason I was intrigued by this volume is the person who put it together: Tom Finkelpearl.