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    With a record investment from Mayor Eric Adams and the City Council - along with new, far-reaching equity reforms - this year's CDF awarded the most funding to the largest-ever number of cultural organizations in agency history.

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    The 2022 NYC Nutcracker Census is complete! The Department of Cultural Affairs is pleased to share the many diverse Nutcracker productions happening in every corner of the five boroughs. 

Announcing 2022-23 NYC Public Artists in Residence with photos of the artists

    The Department of Cultural Affairs presents Carlos Irijalba, Modesto Flako Jimenez, Alex Strada, and Gioncarlo Valentine as the 2022-23 Public Artists in Residence (PAIR).

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    The new facility is the Bronx's first-ever brick and mortar children's museum. Photo by Keyz2Life Media. 

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

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