News for 2019

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City Announces $2.8 Million in Funding for Over 175 Cultural Organizations from Metropolitan Museum Admissions Revenue Agreement

The de Blasio Administration announced that $2.8 million in additional funding allocated to over 175 cultural organizations in underserved communities in all five boroughs.
Mar 18, 2019
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Mayor’s Grant for Cultural Impact to Support Ten Partnerships between City Agencies and Cultural Organizations

Now in its second year, the Mayor’s Grant for Cultural Impact is an outgrowth of CreateNYC now dedicates over $830,000 in direct and in-kind public funding. Supported partnerships will address pressing civic issues from public safety to immigration to literacy.
January 31, 2019
Learn more about the collaborative projects.



On Its Fourth Birthday, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady McCray Announce IDNYC Adds Third Gender Designation

Among its wide range of benefits, NYC’s municipal identification card also continues to provide free one-year memberships at dozens of cultural partners, now including the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art.
January 15, 2019
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Learn more about the benefits of IDNYC.



City Completes Two New Performance Spaces for MCC Theater

The 26,000-square-foot theater complex, a new permanent home for MCC, also includes two Percent for Art public art commissions.
January 9, 2019
Read more about this major capital project.