CreateNYC: A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers

    After months of traveling the city and hearing from nearly 200,000 residents online and in person, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs is thrilled to release New York City’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan.

Seeking grants for your cultural organization?

Seeking grants for your cultural organization?

    Learn more about the Cultural Development Fund and find out if your organization qualifies for City funding for arts and cultural programs.

CycleNews

CycleNews

    Tania Bruguera - Public Artist in Residence with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrants Affairs and Department of Cultural Affairs - Launches “CycleNews” to Build Bridges Between New York City Government and Immigrant Residents

Social Impact of the Arts

Social Impact of the Arts

    University of Pennsylvania’s Social Impact of the Arts Project recently released a study of New York City neighborhoods. The report found that a that neighborhoods with more cultural resources are healthier, safer, better educated, with a particularly pronounced effect on low income communities.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

    The Department of Cultural Affairs is committed to working with the cultural community to cultivate a sector that serves every New Yorker.

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA)

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) is the largest municipal funder of culture in the country and is committed to providing access to art and culture for all New Yorkers.


Cultural Venues with Free Hours and Suggested Admission

New York City is home to more than 1,200 cultural venues, many of which offer free hours or suggested admission.

Does your organization offer free hours or suggested admission? Let us know!


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