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?“

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.

T(A)hanksgiving: What are NYC Teaching Artists Thankful for This Holiday Season?

Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

As we all take a collective moment to catch our arts education breaths, members of the Roundtable Teaching Artist Affairs Committee would like to share a few things we are thankful for.

Continue to the conversation by sharing what YOU are thankful for on the Teaching Artists of New York City Facebook group!

New York State Council on the Arts Awards NYC Arts in Education Roundtable $42,000

Kimberly Olsen, Managing Director
NYC Arts in Education Roundtable
(212) 642-5979

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 22, 2019


New York State Council on the Arts Grants Support Vital Cultural Programs Statewide

New York, NY— NYC Arts in Education Roundtable today announced that it has been awarded a $42,000 grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) for FY2020 with the support of Governor Andrew M.

Respecting Pronouns in the Classroom

Kids understand themselves better, and at a much younger age, than adults assume. This includes their gender identity. Gender identity refers to one’s inner sense of being male, female, both, or neither.

As educators, we can take small steps to make sure all students feel welcome and affirmed in our schools regardless of their gender identity. Being thoughtful about how we use pronouns is a meaningful way to support children whose gender might be different from what appears on their birth certificate.

The NYC Arts in Education Roundtable Elects Six New Board Members

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July 10, 2019

NEW YORK, NY – The New York City Arts in Education Roundtable is pleased to announce the election of six new members to the Roundtable’s Board of Directors: Ronald Alexander, Traci Lester, Toya Lillard, Ayodele Oti, Karen Sam, and Mi Ryung Song.

“The Roundtable is thrilled to have this wonderful class of experienced and talented leaders join our Board of Directors this year,” said Jennifer DiBella,

How the Creative Placemaking Tide Lifts All Community Boats

On a Sunday afternoon in June, with the temperature well above 80 degrees, the Perry Avenue Commons on Chicago’s South Side bustles with a remarkable amount of activity. By the end of a warm weekend, you’d expect things to be winding down. But six or so volunteers and mentors tend vegetable plots of kale and leafy greens at one end of a four-block-by-four-property, part of a commercial farm and community garden managed by the nonprofit Sweet Water Foundation.