A group of people stand on the steps of the Staten Island Museum.

    The new investments in The Noble Maritime Collection, Staten Island Museum, and Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden were highlighted as part of a five borough tour celebrating more than $222 million in new capital support for arts and culture organizations citywide.

Group photo of officials in Queens Museum

    With this new support, the Queens Museum's project to create the borough's first children's museum focused on arts and culture is now fully funded. Photo by Gerardo Romo - NYC Council Media Unit. 

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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