Monthly Archives: January 2013

NYC Makes List for Top ArtPlaces 2013

We’re constantly referring to NYC as one of the best hubs for art in the country, and ArtPlace America recently reaffirmed that claim when they named two NYC locations in their “Top Twelve ArtPlaces” list. ArtPlace is an “initiative recognizing … Continue reading

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Tropical Paradise at THE NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN and photography tips.

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer Devon Johnson is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  Devon grew up in Brooklyn in NYCHA’s Marcy Development, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his introductory post here. If … Continue reading

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Arts Center Awards Art Grants

The Arts Center of Yates County handed out seven arts grants in November to people and organizations dedicated to supporting and promoting the arts in Yates County, New York. “This year’s funding will benefit a wide range of ages and … Continue reading

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Creating Unique Wall Art

Seeing or creating professional art is always a valuable experience. Art often evokes emotion or shows us something in a different way than we had seen it before. But creating art is an entirely different experience. The piece, no matter … Continue reading

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New York City Housing Authority- Changing Minds and Changing Attitudes

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer Devon Johnson is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  Devon grew up in Brooklyn in NYCHA’s Marcy Development, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his introductory post here. The … Continue reading

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Art & Videogames to Save Animals

What do art and videogames have to do with animals? For starters, they’re coming together to save rescue dogs. Press Paws is a charity art show dedicated to raising money for What’s Up Dog! L.A., a dog rescue initiative. Its … Continue reading

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Vintage Posters To Be Sold In NYC

Hans Sachs was a dentist in Berlin during the Third Reich. He also happened to be Jewish, and in 1938 the Nazis seized his property, among it a collection of about 12,500 posters. For years, the family thought the posters—which … Continue reading

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