Roundtable Updates

December 23, 2021

DCLA Awards the Roundtable Funding to Support Third Cycle of the Arts Educator Emergency Relief Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kimberly Olsen, kolsen@nycaieroundtable.org NEW YORK, NY — The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) recently committed $375,000 to fund another round of the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable’s Arts Educator Emergency Relief Fund program. This generous award doubles the investment DCLA made in this fund last year as a […]

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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 […]

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April 30, 2021

The Roundtable Announces “Empire State Creates: Teaching Artist-Led Activities for Everyone” Grant Opportunity funded by New York State Council on the Arts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Kimberly Olsen, kolsen@nycaieroundtable.org New York, NY – In partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts, the NYS Arts in Education Roundtable is proud to announce a new grant opportunity for teaching artists. “Empire State Creates: Teaching Artist-Led Activities for Everyone” is a pilot program seeking to support teaching artists […]

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December 17, 2020

DCLA Awards the Roundtable Additional Funding for the Arts Educator Emergency Relief Fund

CONTACT: Kimberly Olsen, kolsen@nycaieroundtable.org NEW YORK, NY — The NYC Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) recently committed $750,000 for arts education organizations and to support the Arts Educator Emergency Relief Fund. DCLA’s COVID-19 impact survey found that the greatest loss of artistic employment comes from arts education organizations. This funding will support 25 organizations providing […]

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October 6, 2020

New York City Arts in Education Roundtable Awards Over 330 Grants from the Arts Educator Emergency Relief Fund

CONTACT: Kimberly Olsen, kolsen@nycaieroundtable.org  NEW YORK, NY – The New York City Arts in Education Roundtable (NYCAIER) recently awarded grants to 337 arts educators as part of the Arts Educator Emergency Relief Fund. Made possible with generous contributions from the New York Community Trust and Booth Ferris Foundation, this fund provides unrestricted grants up to […]

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