News for 2018

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News and Press Releases for 2018


Department of Cultural Affairs, NYC Economic Development Corporation Seek Partners for Affordable Artist Workspace Initiative

As part of its Affordable Real Estate for Artists (AREA) initiative, the City is seeking responses from cultural organizations interested in operating and utilizing affordable workspace.
February 15, 2018
Read the AREA press release.
Respond to the RFEI for organizations who wish to develop and/or operate affordable artist workspace.
Respond to the survey for organizations currently seeking or offering artist workspace for rent or lease.



NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Kicks Off Building Community Capacity Program (BCC) in Three New Neighborhoods

Over $240,000 will be distributed to community-based development organizations and cultural nonprofits in Bushwick, Far Rockaway, and Morrisania to support neighborhood arts inventories and community-driven cultural planning.
February 8, 2018
Read more about the new BCC grantees.



NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Announces Four New Public Artists in Residence

Public Artists in Residence (PAIR) program embeds artists within City agencies to address pressing civic and social issues through creative practice.
January 23, 2018
Learn about the new PAIRs.



Mayor’s Grant for Cultural Impact to Support Seven Partnerships between City Agencies and Cultural Organizations

An outgrowth of CreateNYC, the Mayor’s Grant for Cultural Impact is providing over $500,000 to seven arts organizations who are collaborating with City agencies to address pressing civic and social issues. 
January 10, 2018
Learn about the winning projects.