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Tania Bruguera - Public Artist in Residence with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrants Affairs and Department of Cultural Affairs - Launches “CycleNews” to Build Bridges Between New York City Government and Immigrant Residents
On bicycle routes in and around Corona, Queens, CycleNews will bring information on essential government services to immigrant-rich communities and communicate residents’ needs back to local government. CycleNews is a project by Immigrant Movement International initiated by Tania Bruguera in collaboration with Mujeres en Movimiento and Kollektiv Migrantas.
Posted May 31, 2017
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in New York City’s Cultural Sector
The Department of Cultural Affairs is committed to working with the cultural community to cultivate a sector that serves every New Yorker.
Announcing the Launch of the Public Engagement Process for CreateNYC: A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers
In October 2016, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs launched the public engagement process for CreateNYC, the City’s first‐ever comprehensive cultural plan. When it’s released in 2017, CreateNYC will provide a roadmap for building a more vibrant, inclusive, and equitable cultural sector for all New Yorkers.
Visit CreateNYC.org to learn more and participate.
Download the press release.
DCLA Receives Lucy G. Moses Award for the Restoration of the Historic Wavertree
The award recognizes projects that demonstrate excellence in the restoration, preservation, or adaptive use. The restoration of the Wavertree for the South Street Seaport Museum - funded by DCLA and managed by the Department of Design and Construction - was the first-ever municipally funded project of its kind.
Posted May 19, 2017