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Announcing | Meet Roger, NYFA’s Chatbot!

We’ve been working on something special over the last year, and are excited to share it with you! Through the invaluable support of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, we have built and launched a chatbot to help you better understand and navigate NYFA’s resources and programming. This new feature gives our online audience the opportunity…

Image: This color photograph depicts a large tree emanating from a thicket of bushes and ivy. It’s springtime so the branches of the tree are still bare which stands in contrast to the lush vegetation that surrounds it. Instead of leaves the branches contain around 20 soccer balls of different colors and ages. The balls make the tree look festive but also sad, a testament to the lost playthings of early youth.

Online Doctor’s Hours for Visual & Multidisciplinary Artists

Monday, October 5 Doctor’s Hours event will offer remote one-on-one individual consultations with art professionals.  New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) will host the next edition of its popular Doctor’s Hours program, which is designed to provide practical and professional advice from industry professionals, online on Monday, October 5.  This event will serve Visual and…

Introducing | 2020 Canadian Women Artists’ Award Recipients Destinie Adelakun and Sara Jimenez

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award is offered by NYFA with funding from the Canadian Women’s Club of New York. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced interdisciplinary artists Destinie Adelakun and Sara Jimenez as its 2020 Canadian Women Artists’ Award recipients. The $5,000 award is designed to provide financial support to women-identifying…

Register Now | Online Course: Build and Develop Your Fundraising Strategies

A deep dive into proposal writing, developing your networks, and individual giving this September and October via Zoom. Interested in upping your fundraising game this fall? Join New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and Asylum Arts as we offer an online course on developing and building fundraising strategies for your career and art practice. The course,…

Business of Art | Literary Submissions 101

Top tips for getting your work seen by editors and publishers. When it comes to getting your work published, writing is only half of the job. Submitting your work to publications is also a big part of being a writer, and it requires some strategizing. Not sure where to begin? We compiled a series of…