News and Announcements

Press Releases

May 15, 2017
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Releases “What We Heard” : A Look at Public Engagement for the CreateNYC Cultural Plan

March 15, 2017
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and the City’s Three Library Systems Launch Public Engagement Partnership for CreateNYC

October 25, 2016
New York City Launches Public Engagement Process for CreateNYC: A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers

August 3, 2016
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Selects Hester Street Collaborative to Create New York City’s First-Ever Comprehensive Cultural Plan

May 18, 2015
Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation to Develop a Comprehensive Cultural Plan


May 22, 2017
Huffington Post
One Of The Biggest Challenges New York Artists Face Is Affording Supplies

May 19, 2017
ArtNet News
40 Percent of New York Artists Can’t Afford Their Art Supplies

May 18, 2017
The Wall Street Journal
New York Culture Czar’s Plan: Boroughs Without Borders

May 16, 2017
NYC Releases Data That Will Help Shape the City’s Cultural Future

March 16, 2017
Epoch Times
DCLA CreateNYC Listens to Public Opinion of Flushing

March 15, 2017
Queens Residents’ Input Sought for Cultural Events

March 10, 2017
Fox 5 NY
Study: Culture improves life in New York

February 9, 2017
Bronx Times
CreateNYC Hosts Bronx Cultural Planning Workshop

February 3, 2017
Bronx Net
Bronx Workshop on Arts and Culture

January 30, 2017
New York’s DIY Scene Fights for Survival After Deadly Oakland Fire

January 16, 2017
Staten Island Advance
City challenges Staten Island to shape its own cultural destiny

January 13, 2017
Create NYC holds Cultural Workshop at College of Staten Island

January 10, 2017
Have Your Say In Downtown Brooklyn’s Art Scene At Upcoming Forum

December 28, 2016
Chelsea Now
Theater for the New City’s ‘Art Startup’ Ponders Community Partnership

December 26, 2016
Bedford + Bowery
Join a Community Arts Dialogue, See Queer Latinx Art, and More Before the Clock Strikes 2017

December 9, 2016
BK Reader
CreateNYC: Charting a New ‘Roadmap’ for the Future of Arts and Culture Across the 5 Boroughs

December 5, 2016
Council Member Cumbo Asks for Community Input at Public Workshop

November 11, 2016
DNA Info
Share Your Ideas on Making Art More Accessible to All New Yorkers

August 3, 2016
Wall Street Journal
Arts-Planning Project Chooses a Leader

December 21, 2015
NY Observer
The City’s Department of Cultural Affairs Wants You!

May 19, 2015
Gotham Gazette
Now Law, New York to Create City Cultural Plan

April 29, 2015
New York City Makes the Arts a Priority with New Cultural Plan