Two young people in bright red CUNY Cultural Corps shirts smile with thumbs up.

    Attention Cultural Organizations:

    CUNY Cultural Corps combines internship placements at NYC cultural institutions with professional development for current CUNY students. Apply to become a CUNY Cultural Corps Partner and host an intern at your organization.

    Find out more and apply by Sunday, March 31, 2019.

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    Reminder to City-funded Cultural Organizations:

    The application deadline for FY20 Capital Funding from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs is Tuesday, March 26th, at 5:00 PM.

    Find out more and apply.

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    Grant recipients for this pilot program were announced in August 2018.


    Sidiki Conde, master Guinean drummer and dancer, performs at Lincoln Center. Photo by Deborah Ross, courtesy of The Center for Traditional Music and Dance.

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.

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New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

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.

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