Register for a Day of Learning on Equity & Inclusion

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 9am – 5pm

Join us in exploring how our roles as arts educators and administrators can support a student-centered learning space that honors cultural identities and promotes social-emotional well-being in the classroom.

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Early Career Professionals Meet-Up

Monday, January 26, 2020, 5pm – 8pm
Fulton Hall, 250 Ashland Pl, Ft. Greene, Brooklyn

Celebrate 2020 with the Early Career Professionals Meet-Up group hosted by the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable and Community-Word Project!

This Early Career Professionals Meet-Up is aimed toward individuals who are in the first steps of their career. Join us at Fulton Hall to chat about our professional journeys, how to gain the skills needed for our current and future career goals, and other relevant and interesting topics in the arts-in-education field. Start the new year off by meeting with other arts education professionals and begin to create a peer group who can be a resource and support as you navigate your career path.

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An Interview with Daniel Levy, Author of A Teaching Artist’s Companion

By Justin Daniel

Posted Tuesday, January 14, 2020

“When we embrace social justice as a motivator or organizing principle for our work, are we sure the art and art-making –with all the energy and ambiguity present in genuine quality work in any art form- are still the resonant core of what we are doing?“


Teaching Artist Resource Guide

Check out our new Teaching Artist Resource Guide! Filled with professional development opportunities, suggested readings, information about arts learning standards, and more, we hope you will use this guide as a resource to strengthen your teaching artistry and broaden your professional network.

Click here to access and download the document via Google Docs.



For Immediate Release: December 20, 2019

Contact: Ryan Max / Annie Leist,, 212-513-9323

Grants are part of City’s largest-ever $212 million arts and culture expense budget, which also includes funding for members of the Cultural Institutions Group and CreateNYC initiatives.

See the full list of grantees here.


Four Ways to #Advocate4ArtsEd with the Roundtable

The Roundtable empowered 1,603 teaching artists and arts education administrators in 2018-2019 with unique conferencesworkshopssocial media groups, and online resources and impacted tens of thousands of kids and community members across the five boroughs.

With your help, we can do even more in 2020.


MARQUIS STUDIOS ANNOUNCES OPENING OF ART EXHIBITION: An inclusive exhibition featuring artwork by NYC students of all abilities

Figure 1 I New Amsterdam to New York City by P993Q @ Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

(December 6, 2019 – Brooklyn, NY) Marquis Studios, a non-profit art education organization proudly announces A Year in Pictures: Celebrating NYC History, an art exhibition featuring multimedia art from the 2020 Marquis Studios Calendar competition and artwork from Marquis Studios’ residencies created by students with disabilities.


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Extended Use Hardship Waiver Program (Sept. 2019)

The NYC Department of Education and the Borough Presidents’ Offices created the Extended Use Hardship Waiver Program in order to provide community organizations with greater access to our school facilities.

The fee waiver program launched in February 2019, and provides communities with more instructional, sporting, and recreational opportunities for students and/or adults. Community organizations that have a hardship paying the extended use permit fees can apply for a fee waiver.

Eligibility Requirements

Organizations must be:


CreateNYC: 2019 Cultural Action Plan (Aug. 2019)

From CreateNYC: A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers

Posted on August 13, 2019

Download the Action Plan PDF.

“In July 2017, CreateNYC was released to the public as New York City’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan. Following months of public engagement that engaged with nearly 200,000 New Yorkers, the plan provided a long term framework for promoting greater equity, access, diversity, and expanding opportunities for all residents to participate in the City’s vibrant cultural life.


Day of Learning 2019: Action Learning Session Resources (Jan. 2019)

Online Resources

Exploring the Process and Commitment of Becoming Better Social Justice Orgs

Chart Paper Takeaways


NYC AiE Roundtable