A group photo of people celebrating in front of The Africa Center.

    Manhattan investments are part of over $222 Million in new capital funding from the Mayor, City Council, and Borough Presidents for over 75 cultural groups across the city.

Commissioner Cumbo and Curtis Nelson point at the Sesame Flyers building sign.

    This new funding will support Sesame Flyers with a renovation creating spaces for diverse activities—ranging from performing arts to community workshops.

A rendering of a bright and colorful installation including indigenous patterns.

    The projects recognized as part of the annual Public Design Commission awards include five public artworks commissioned through Percent for Art and one cultural capital project.


Images of Percent for Art projects are mounted on fencing surrounding City Hall.

    Explore the installation of 40+ images of public art at City Hall in celebration of the 40th anniversary of New York's landmark Percent for Art program.

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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