August 24, 2021

Securing Arts Education for the Future of NYC’s Youth

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Monday, October 26, 2020 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join us for a lively, community-based conversation on the importance and critical impact of arts education in New York City, hosted in collaboration by the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable. This intimate discussion will offer a first-hand perspective on why arts are essential in catalyzing youth empowerment, forging supportive communities, and expanding social-emotional learning and growth. This live panel with Q&A will give a multidimensional look at arts in education in our schools and cultural organizations, featuring NYC youth panelists, an arts educator, and as a representative from City Council. The panelists include: 

  • NYC Council Member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., District 36
  • Grey Lambert, NYC Public School Student
  • Joshua Miller, NYC Public School Recent Graduate
  • Elizabeth Kinkel, Visual Art Teacher, PS 26 The Jesse Owens School

Watch the recorded conversation here:

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About Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Inspired by the energy and diversity of our borough, Brooklyn Children’s Museum creates experiences that ignite curiosity, celebrate identity and cultivate joyful learning. Founded in 1899 as the world’s first children’s museum, Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM) is New York City’s largest cultural institution designed especially for families. Proudly based in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, BCM serves 300,000 children and caregivers annually with exhibits and programs grounded in visual arts, music and performance, natural science, and world cultures. Learn more about their exhibits here and check their calendar for information on upcoming events at the Museum.