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Statement | The Proposed Federal Tax Reform Plan Threatens Artists, Here’s What You Can Do About It

A Special Message from Judith K. Brodsky and Michael L. Royce. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) supports artists of all disciplines and opposes any legislation that will negatively impact their work and livelihoods. We also oppose any legislation that will negatively impact the work of nonprofit organizations including NYFA. Our support of artists…

Statement | A Call for Change in the Arts

NYFA Board Chair and Executive Director speak out in support of #notsurprised. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) supports the several thousand artists and arts workers that signed a letter denouncing sexual harassment and abuse of power in the arts. We stand in solidarity with all victims of harassment. We support an intersectional approach…

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…

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…

Recap: NYFA and Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams Honor Brooklyn’s Newest Women Arts Leaders

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams hosted a reception on Thursday, March 3rd at NYFA’s space in DUMBO, Brooklyn to honor three recently appointed women leaders of prominent Brooklyn cultural organizations: Katy Clark, President of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Charlotte Cohen, Executive Director of…