In the third article of their series, Urban Omnibus visits St. George, Staten Island, where Summer Brennan traces the contours of the community and its particular opportunities and challenges, including local identity, density, and connection to a citywide cultural network. Photo: Lumen 2013, courtesy of Glen DiCrocco and Staten Island Arts.
Charting the Road to Resilience: From the Ground Up This weekend, NOCD-NY will be contributing to Charting the Road to Resilience: From the Ground Up, a two-day Municipal Art Society convening to exchange lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy and to cultivate ideas for how to become a more livable and resilient New York. Site Visits, […]
If you are a Staten Island-based artist affected by Sandy, the Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island (COAHSI) staff is offering direct one-on-one emergency grant writing assistance to affected artists: More info here.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Staten Island’s waterfront morphed into a scene of art, music, dance and salt last Saturday as the site of Lumen 2012. This third annual video and performance art festival involved 50 artists who transformed Atlantic Salt Company’s raw, industrial grounds into an imaginative, other-worldly landscape of sights and sounds. If you missed Saturday’s festivities, check […]
Thanks to a lead gift from Borough President James P. Molinaro, Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Islans (COAHSI) has slated the opening of a 2,500 square-foot Culture Lounge at the St. George Ferry Terminal by September 2012. It will act as a “point of entry,” a meeting place and arts presentation space, […]