Musicians play in front of Mayor

    The restoration from Mayor Adams and the City Council in the FY25 Adopted Budget brings DCLA's total budget to a record high $254 million that will support over 1,000 cultural nonprofits citywide.

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    Every summer, New York City’s open spaces are coming alive with events, festivals, performances, and other cultural programming in all shapes and sizes.


    Photo by Julia Drummond, courtesy of BRIC.

DCLA gathers at Gracie Mansion with a proclamation for Percent for Art

    The interactive map spotlights 40 permanent public art projects for New Yorkers to explore across the five boroughs. It also features an audio tour with the voices of figures who have supported the program since its inception.

A TV cameraperson interviews Percent for Art director Kendal Henry in a park

    Read the latest news from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

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