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Image: In the center of the photograph is a female performer sitting on a saddle-like ceramic structure. The saddle structure is in the shape of a 2.5’ x 26’ wedge with another wedge mirroring it. We are viewing her profile. Her body position suggests movement forwards and backward while in each outstretched hands she grasps cotton twill tape which is attached to 2.5’ x 5' teardrop-shaped cloth fan blades anchored into the wedges.

Business of Art | Individual Giving 101

“This is basically dating, and when you’re dating, you’re not going to go from meeting someone to suddenly proposing marriage.” – NYFA Development Director Katherine Delaney Each year, Giving USA, an industry resource for charitable giving information, releases an infographic that breaks down giving from the previous year. It summarizes for us, the fundraisers and…

Two 1980’s era Macintosh computers are surrounded by a plaster cast polyhedron, stones, wires, cast resin Apple mice, a partial 3D print of the bust of Nefertiti, and a plastic plant.

Monday Motivation | Don’t Neglect Older Listings

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Listings on NYFA Classifieds are approved in the order in which they’re received, which means posts can end up on higher pages of the board rather quickly. But this doesn’t mean that the organizations who posted the listings are no longer accepting applications. Unless…

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Register Now | Impact Evaluation and How to Better Communicate It With Your Stakeholders

These two free online workshops, offered in partnership with Spark Impact, will take place in March and April 2021. Interested in learning more about impact as it relates to artists and arts organizations? New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce two free workshop offerings in partnership with Spark Impact, an organization…

Image: Headshots of "Women Leading the Music Industry" panelists Nikisha Bailey, Christal Jerez, and Marietta Ulacia.

Event | NYFA to Present “Women Leading the Music Industry” Virtual Panel Discussion on March 8

NYFA Programming Presented as Part of NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) “New York Music Month Extended Play.” On Monday, March 8 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) will present “Women Leading the Music Industry,” a free virtual panel discussion as part of New York…