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De Blasio pushes arts programs at PS 69

Mayor de Blasio stepped into room 100 at PS 69 in Jackson Heights, where 29 fourth-graders sat at their desks sketching various scenes of New York City. Impressed by their creativity, de Blasio asked several… Read more

Arts Advocacy Wave Hits Washington

Arts advocacy is a year-round effort, and the current climate in Washington can make advocacy a frustrating job. But consider what’s on the line for the nonprofit arts and their audiences: 4.13 million full-time jobs,… Read more

Arts Education Crisis in NYC

Interactive Map Shows Which NYC Schools Don’t Have Arts Teachers (Gothamist) A report released today by NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer shows that 20% of city schools have neither a full- nor a part-time certified arts teacher, 16%… Read more