Tag: artsadvocacy



Conversations | Rica Takashima and Christine Yearwood’s “One Stop Family Pop Up”

The Fiscally Sponsored project celebrates maternal health at public events throughout New York City. Visual artist Rica Takashima and Christine Yearwood, UP-STAND CEO/Founder, have teamed up to bring awareness to the maternal experience through their One Stop Family Pop Up, which is Fiscally Sponsored by New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). A social practice arts project, the mobile…

Business of Art | The Artist as Advocate: Three Savvy Ways to Champion a Cause

With a bit of resolve and tenacity, it is possible to make change. Each year, The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) participates in American for the Arts’ National Arts Action Summit along with over 85 national partner organizations and artists. The event, which includes Arts Advocacy Day, presents a chance to dive deep…

Advocating for the NEA and NEH

As an organization with the mission to support artists in all disciplines – visual artists, including those in film and video, as well as composers, choreographers, playwrights, and poets – and representing all geographies, NYFA is staunchly opposed to the reported move to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for…