Tag: board news



NYFA in Detroit

“I don’t know what I was expecting from our first exhibit in Detroit, but chickens were not the first thing that came to mind.” On Friday, October 21, 2016, NYFA Board members, patrons, and staff ventured to Detroit, Michigan, which is home to one of the fastest growing, most vibrant art scenes in the country.…

See “Queen of Katwe” by Mira Nair

“If there is anyone out there capable of remaining unmoved by this true-life triumph-of-the-underdog sports story, I don’t think I want to meet that person.” –  A. O. Scott, the New York Times Queen of Katwe, the latest film by director Mira Nair, premiered on Friday, September 23, and has been named a New York Times…

NYFA Board Chair Judith K. Brodsky Awarded Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts by Rider University

“My message is twofold, one is to be passionate about something in the world, and the other is don’t just accept things as they are.” On Friday, May 13, 2016, NYFA Board Chair Judith K. Brodsky received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts at Rider University’s spring commencement ceremony. In her speech, Judith told graduates…