Featured Organizations

We have listed below many local and regional arts councils and centers throughout New York State.

Individual performing arts companies, galleries, etc. are not included. Those seeking arts councils and centers throughout the country (including New York State) that have programs for individual artists should consult NYFA Source and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)’s Listing of State and Regional Arts Organizations.

NEW YORK STATE ORGANIZATIONS

New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)
The New York State Council on the Arts is dedicated to preserving and expanding the rich and diverse cultural resources that are and will become the heritage of New York’s citizens.
300 Park Ave. South, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10010
212.459.8800
[email protected]

NEW YORK CITY ORGANIZATIONS

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA)
31 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007
212.513.9300

BOROUGH ORGANIZATIONS

Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA)
1738 Hone Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461
718.931.9500

Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC)
20 Jay Street, Suite 616
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718.625.0080

Staten Island Arts
10 Ferry Terminal Drive
Staten Island, NY 10301
718.447.3329

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)
125 Maiden Lane, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10038
212.219.9401

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)
5030 Broadway, Suite 723
New York, NY 10034
212.567.4394

Queens Council on the Arts (QCA)
37-11 35th Avenue
Astoria, NY 11101
347.505.3019

NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATIONS

Harlem Arts Alliance
229 West 135 Street
New York, NY 10030
347.735.4280

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)
161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432
718.658.7400

LIC Artists (Long Island City Artists)
44-02 23rd Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
347.848.0030

The Point Community Development Corporation (Hunts Point)
940 Garrison Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474
718.542.4139

COUNTY ORGANIZATIONS

NYSCA lists New York State arts organizations (called “Decentralization Sites”) by county here. Below, we list contact information for those organizations and other local arts organizations around New York State.

ALBANY, RENSSELAER, SCHENECTADY

The Arts Center of the Capital Region
265 River Street
Troy, NY 12180
518.273.0552

ALLEGANY, CATTARAUGUS, CHAUTAUQUA

Cattaraugus County Arts Council
100 W. Main Street
Allegany, NY 14706
716.372.7455

BROOME, CHENANGO, OTSEGO

Chenango County Council of the Arts
27 W. Main Street
Norwich, NY 13815
607.336.2787

CAYUGA, ONTARIO, SENECA, WAYNE, YATES

Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants
Auburn Public Theater
8 Exchange Street
Auburn, NY 13021
315.253.6669

CHEMUNG, SCHUYLER, STEUBEN, TIOGA

ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes
79 W. Market Street
Corning, NY 14830
607.962.1332

CLINTON

Strand Center for the Arts
23 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
518.563.1604

COLUMBIA, GREENE, SCHOHARIE

Greene County Council on the Arts
398 Main Street, P.O. Box 463
Catskill, NY 12414
518.943.3400

CORTLAND, HERKIMER, MADISON, ONEIDA, ONONDAGA

Central New York Community Arts Council
John H. Mulroy Civic Center
421 Montgomery Street, 11th Floor
Syracuse, NY 13202
315.435.2155

DELAWARE

Roxbury Arts Group
5025 Vega Mountain Road
Roxbury, NY 12474
607.326.7908

DUTCHESS, ULSTER

Arts Mid-Hudson
696 Dutchess Turnpike, Suite F
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845.454.3222

ERIE, NIAGARA

Arts Service Initiative of Western New York
95 Perry Street, Suite 402
Buffalo, NY 14203
716.362.8389

ESSEX

Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks
6 Champlain Avenue, P.O. Box 187
Westport, NY 12993
518.962.8778

FULTON, MONTGOMERY, SARATOGA

Saratoga Arts Council
320 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518.584.4132

GENESEE, ORLEANS

Genesee-Orleans Arts Council
201 E. Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020
585.343.9313

HAMILTON, FRANKLIN

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
3446 St. Rt. 28 / P.O. Box 205
Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812

JEFFERSON, LEWIS, ST. LAWRENCE

St. Lawrence County Arts Council
Town Hall, 18 Elm Street / P.O. Box 252
Potsdam, NY 13676
315.265.6860

LIVINGSTON

Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
4 Murray Hill Drive
Mt. Morris, NY 14510
585.243.6785

MONROE

Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester
31 Prince Street
Rochester, NY 14607
585.473.4000

NASSAU

Long Island Arts Council at Freeport
130 E. Merrick Road
Freeport, NY 11520
516.223.2522

ORANGE

Orange County Arts Council
26 White Oak Drive / P.O. Box 574
Sugar Loaf, NY 10981
845.469.9168

OSWEGO

Art Association of Oswego, Inc.
1 E. 4th Street
Oswego, NY 13126
315.216.6782

ONEONTA

Community Arts Network of Oneonta
11 Ford Avenue
Oneonta, NY 13820
607.432.2070

PUTNAM

Putnam Arts Council
521 Kennicut Hill Road
Mahopac, NY 10541
845.803.8622

ROCKLAND

Arts Council of Rockland
55 West Railroad Avenue
Building 24, Room A
Garnerville, NY 10923
845.947.3660

SUFFOLK

East End Arts Council
141 East Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901
631.369.2171

Huntington Arts Council
213 Main Street
Huntington, NY 11743
631.271.8423

Smithtown Township Arts Council
660 Route 25A
St. James, NY 11780
631.862.6575

SULLIVAN

Delaware Valley Arts Alliance
37 Main Street / P.O. Box 170
Narrowsburg, NY 12764
845.252.7576

TOMPKINS

Community Arts Partnership
171 East State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
607.273.5072

WARREN, WASHINGTON

Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council
7 Lapham Place
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518.798.1144

WESTCHESTER

ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
914.428.4220

WYOMING

Arts Council for Wyoming County
21 South Main Street / P.O. Box 249
Perry, NY 14530
585.237.3517

NEW YORK ARTS NONPROFITS

A.R.T./New York
The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York is the service and advocacy organization for New York City’s nonprofit theatre community.
520 Eighth Avenue, Suite 319
New York, NY 10018
212.244.6667

Asian American Arts Alliance
The Asian American Arts Alliance is dedicated to strengthening Asian American arts and cultural groups through resource sharing, promotion, and community building.
20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201
212.941.9208

College Art Association (CAA)
Membership organization that supports all practitioners and interpreters of visual art and culture, including artists and scholars. CAA is committed to the highest professional and ethical standards of scholarship, creativity, connoisseurship, criticism, and teaching.
50 Broadway, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10004
212.691.1051

Fractured Atlas
Fractured Atlas empowers artists, arts organizations, and other cultural sector stakeholders be eliminating practical barriers to artistic expression, so as to foster a more agile and resilient cultural ecosystem.
248 W. 35th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10001
888.692.7878

The Field
Founded by artists for artists, The Field is dedicated to providing strategic services to thousands of performing artists and companies in New York City and beyond. Their programs include professional development, fiscal sponsorship, as well as residencies and work critique opportunities.
75 Maiden Lane, Suite 906
New York, NY 10038
212.691.6969

Image: Kate Gilmore (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ’12), “Walk the Walk,” 2010