Arts Are Essential
As New York City rebuilds from the COVID-19 crisis, the arts and culture sector will play a crucial role in the recovery of schools and communities. In allocating cuts and resources, City Council must put their faith in the arts to help process trauma, restore joy, support physical fitness, and build communities.
Centering Black Women’s Leadership in Arts Education
Rebuild, Reconcile, Reimagine: A List of Demands for Centering Black Women’s Leadership in Arts Education is a campaign designed to impact pay equity, promotion, healing, and more.
Recent Advocacy News & Articles
August 19, 2021
Arts ARE Education Podcast: Advocating for Strong Arts Education Programs
Roundtable Executive Director Kimberly Olsen and Roundtable Co-Chair and Director of Education and Community Engagement, New York Philharmonic, Gary Padmore were recently interviewed by Jim Palmarini from Arts ARE Education for the second episode of the Arts ARE Education Podcast series. Entitled “Advocating for Strong Arts Education Programs,” Kim and Gary talk about everything from arts education as […]
April 5, 2021
COVID-19 Impact Survey: Help Us Advocate for Arts Education in NYC
As the main convening body for NYC’s arts in education community, the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable is committed to serving our membership and field at-large through advocacy with government officials and policymakers. To help us support the field of arts education in NYC, we kindly request member and non-members organizations complete our COVID-19 Impact […]
March 18, 2021
In Solidarity with our AAPI Communities
Dear Arts Education Community, Violence is being done in New York City and around the country to our Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander neighbors, from children to adults to elders. We recognize that these acts stem from our systems of white supremacy, which is embedded in our country’s founding. The NYC Arts in Education Roundtable […]