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?“
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, email@example.com, 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.
The Roundtable empowered 1,603 teaching artists and arts education administrators in 2018-2019 with unique conferences, workshops, social 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.
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.
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!
Kimberly Olsen, Managing Director
NYC Arts in Education Roundtable
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.
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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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,
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.