Happening at NYFA



Featuring | NYFA Hall of Fame Honoree Phil Gilbert

Gilbert – Patron of the Arts and General Manager of Design, IBM, will be inducted into the NYFA Hall of Fame on April 12, 2018 alongside Paul Beatty (Fellow in Poetry ‘93) and Carolee Schneemann (Fellow in Performance/Multidisciplinary ‘87). Phil Gilbert is a recognized leader in the technology industry who has led the IBM design program…

Featuring | NYFA Hall of Fame Honoree Paul Beatty

Beatty (Fellow in Poetry ‘93) will be inducted into the NYFA Hall of Fame on April 12, 2018 alongside Patron of the Arts Phil Gilbert and Carolee Schneemann (Fellow in Performance/Multidisciplinary ‘87). Novelist and poet Paul Beatty’s 2016 novel The Sellout (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015) garnered him top literary prizes including the Man Booker Prize…

Celebrating Peggy Cooper Cafritz (1947-2018)

Impassioned advocate for the arts and education leaves a lasting legacy. It is with sadness that New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) learns of the passing of Peggy Cooper Cafritz, patron of the arts and former President of the District of Columbia Board of Education. Cooper Cafritz, who was inducted into the NYFA Hall of Fame…

Event | Paul Beatty, Phil Gilbert, and Carolee Schneemann to be Honored at 2018 Hall of Fame Benefit

The event recognizes the sustained achievements of artists who received early career support from NYFA, and the vision and commitment of enlightened arts patrons. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) will celebrate the induction of three arts leaders into the NYFA Hall of Fame during its annual benefit on Thursday, April 12, 2018,…

#NYFAPartner Spotlight | Legends Limousine

We’re partnering with Legends Limousine to promote accessible transportation to our DUMBO events. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is committed to ensuring that events held at the NYFA office and gallery in DUMBO, Brooklyn are accessible. To this end, we’re pleased to announce Legends Limousine, a family-owned car service based in Park Slope,…