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Cultural Organizing for Community Change, Nov 12

NOCD-NY invites you to CULTURAL ORGANIZING FOR COMMUNITY CHANGE on Saturday, November 12, 9:30am-6:00pm at Groundswell, Brooklyn, NY. REGISTER HERE! Join fellow organizers, artists, media makers, and policy makers to learn effective ways to deepen your work and engage your creativity in organizing for community change. The day includes a cultural organizing framework, hands-on skill building […]

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A Great Day of Arts From Our Neighborhoods

On Sunday, Feb 28, a citywide audience joined us at MoMA PS1 Print Shop for a button making workshop with The Laundromat Project , a theatrical excerpt and discussion by Downtown Art, a body movement exercise with STooPS, and a screen printing activity with Mobile Print Power and El Puente. We thank MoMA PS1 for […]

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Feb 28! Arts From Our Neighborhoods at MoMA PS1

Join NOCD-NY on Feb 28, 1-3pm at MoMA PS1 Print Shop for a button making workshop with The Laundromat Project (working in Harlem, Bedford-Stuyvesant and the South Bronx), a theatrical excerpt by Downtown Art (working on the Lower East Side), a body movement exercise with STooPS (working in Bedford-Stuyvesant), and a screen printing activity with […]

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Snapshots from our Citywide Forum

Thanks for joining us in the Bronx on Friday, October 28 for our citywide forum, From the Neighborhood Up: Arts and Culture for a Just & Equitable City. And thanks to photographer Alicia Clarke, we can share some of the day with you. . . .  

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Dance on the Greenway and Arts Engagement Panel in Red Hook!

This Saturday, October 11, come to the Red Hook waterfront for Dance on the Greenway, a site-specific dance festival hosted by Dance Theatre Etcetera. Four diverse choreographers have created site-specific work to be performed at Erie Basin Park, behind IKEA. Between performances, from 3-4pm, NOCD-NY members will be featured on a panel, Engaged Arts Practices: The […]

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Community Enagement-Brooklyn Juneteenth 2010 photo by Barry L Mason

Fort Greene Tour – Sun, Oct 21

Join Maria Bauman, Urban Bush Women’s Director of Education and Community Engagement, in experiencing the art, spirit and food of Fort Greene on a Municipal Art Society NOCD walking tour. Urban Bush Women is a contemporary dance company creating work at the intersection of art and social change. The tour will start at their home […]

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Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, 2012 Creative Communities Convening

LINC Keynote: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Founding Artistic Director of Urban Bush Women, recently gave a wonderful keynote speech at the 2012 ‘Creative Communities Convening’ for LINC. Special thanks to Jawole for her mention of NOCD-NY and the work that we all do together here in NYC: “Urban Bush Women is part of a group called the […]

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Tour East 4th Street on Sun, August 19th

Fourth Arts Block: Exploring Experimental Culture in the East Village Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) is rooted in the Lower East Side’s long history of hosting community and cultural spaces that served marginalized immigrants, artists, and activists. In the 1960’s and 70’s, East 4th Street coalesced as a center for experimental theater and film. Four decades […]

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Tour Arts on the North Shore of Staten Island

Join Monica Valenzuela, artist and staff member at Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island (COAHSI), this Saturday for a tour of two north shore arts neighborhoods: Tompkinsville and Stapleton. The tour will explore several pop-up galleries, with an opportunity to meet coordinating artists and curators.  A short, one-stop ride on Staten Island […]

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El Barrio Walking Tour, June 16

The Municipal Art Society, in partnership with NOCD-NY, is hosting an El Barrio walking tour on Saturday, June 16.  Cost: $20 / $15.  Reserve tickets here! Join Luke Nephew–artist, educator and co-founder of the community-based arts collective The Peace Poets–for a tour of El Barrio Today Arts Cluster, a coalition of East Harlem organizations who […]

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