Tom Finkelpearl, who has been the president of the Queens Museum for 12 years and recently oversaw its $68 million transformation, will be tapped by Mayor Bill de Blasio as the new commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs.
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The final piece of the Museum of the Moving Image’s expansion and renovation project is in place. On June 18, local officials, museum representatives and members of the community gathered for a dedication ceremony for the museum’s recently completed outdoor courtyard. It will be named after museum trustee George Kaufman, who is also chair of [...]
Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder has announced that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently released its “Our Town” grant guidelines and is now accepting applications for its creative neighborhood placemaking initiative. The “Our Town” grant encourages community arts engagement and connects neighborhoods through local involvement in which communities working together assist in cultural planning, public [...]