Tag Archives: the Bronx

NOCD-NY member The Laundromat Project featured as a creative way for artists to improve communities

According to The Guardian, The Laundromat Project offers a creative way artists can improve communities: “‘Go to where the people are’ is a phrase that should always be step one in community engagement strategies. In order to amplify the creative power of artists, the Laundromat Project in New York has made this their core principle. […]

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NOCD-NY Tour and other Hunts Point Events, May 17th!

On Saturday, May 17, the opening of Martine Fougeron’s Heart of the South Bronx: Trades will be the culmination of a rich array of events in Hunts Point on that day, including an NOCD-NY and MAS sponsored Village of Murals walking tour (Register here!). All events are within walking distance of each other: – 10am-2 pm […]

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Project for Public Spaces 8th International Public Markets Conference

September 21-23, Cleveland, Ohio More information here. This 8th annual international conference will set a new direction for the vital role markets play in transforming local economies and communities. The conference will spotlight one of Cleveland’s greatest treasures, such as the West Side Market which is celebrating its centennial in 2012. The market has a rich and storied […]

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Locating The Sacred Festival

Experience the sacred all over New York City at the Asian American Arts Alliance’s LOCATING THE SACRED FESTIVAL September 12-23, 2012 | NYC – Two years in the making, the Locating the Sacred Festival, a project of the Asian American Arts Alliance, has brought together hundreds of artists, arts workers and cultural activists to create […]

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Ellen Pollan and the Bronx Culture Trolley. Photo credit: Bronx Council on the Arts

Stories of Place: Ellen Pollan in the Bronx

We are launching a new series that examines the cultural life of New York’s boroughs and districts through the eyes of its inhabitants. From organization leaders to artists to long-time residents, these varied voices compile to paint a more textured picture of vibrancy in New York’s diverse neighborhoods. Our inaugural post features Ellen Pollan, Deputy […]

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THE POINT Launches our MAS Tour Series

Carey Clark, Visual Arts Director at THE POINT CDC, reflects on the success of Memorial Day weekend’s Hunts Point Village of Murals tour, the first in a series of NOCD walks coordinated by the Municipal Art Society: I was floored that 25 folks attended our tour, given that it was scheduled in the middle of a […]

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