Tag: accessibility



Announcement | Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Assessment

Forthcoming survey to provide NYFA with integral insights into the scope of our reach and highlight areas of improvement. At New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), we realize that pursuing values of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) is critical to our mission of serving the creative community. These initiatives are central to our current…

Business of Art | Neurodivergent Artists Build Community

“My advice would be to look for each other and look after each other—be generous and share skills.” – Sonia Boué Imagine a time when neurodiversity is integrated into the art world’s everyday vocabulary. Is this a new concept for you? Neurodiversity stipulates that neurological differences are to be recognized and respected as any other human…

Business of Art | Five First Steps for Making Your Events More Accessible

“For me, making work inclusively is a priority because I believe it makes the art better.” – Jess Thom, Touretteshero Many barriers prevent arts lovers from experiencing the work they love, and these barriers aren’t always physical. Visual, performing, and participatory artist Jess Thom is working to change this reality, “one tic at a time.”…

#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,…

Creative Careers | Disability Employment Awareness Month

We’ve rounded up tips for employers to help encourage applications from individuals with disabilities.  An inclusive and diverse workforce can help your organization stand out and reach broader audiences. The Department of Labor reminds us in their guide for building an inclusive workforce that businesses need employees who can adapt to different circumstances and provide…