Arts Service Orgs


Announcing the Recipients for Our 2018-19 EtM Choreographer + Composers Residencies!

Katie Cox

NEW YORK, NY, June 14, 2018 – Exploring the Metropolis (EtM), the only nonprofit organization dedicated to analyzing and resolving the workspace needs of performing…

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David Submits Testimony for $30 Million Increase for NYC’s Arts & Culture

Katie Cox

Last week artists, arts advocates, and leaders in NYC’s cultural institutions gathered at City Hall to give testimony for a $30 million increase in NYC’s funding…

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David Testifies at City Hall for a Budget Increase for NYC Arts & Culture

David Johnston

  New York City Council Cultural Affairs, Libraries & International Intergroup Relations Committee Council Chambers – City Hall Preliminary Budget Hearing Testimony FY19 Friday March…

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EtM Testimony for the City’s Executive Budget Hearing

David Johnston

New York City Council Cultural Affairs, Libraries & International Intergroup Relations Committee Council Chambers – City Hall Executive Budget Hearing Testimony FY18 Thursday, May 25,…

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EtM Rallies for the Arts at City Hall

David Johnston

On Monday, EtM’s Executive Director David Johnston attended a rally at City Hall to speak out against eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts. “I stopped…

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EtM’s David Johnston Gives Testimony at NYC’s City Hall for $40 Million Increase for Arts and Culture

David Johnston

New York City Council Cultural Affairs, Libraries & International Intergroup Relations Committee Council Chambers – City Hall Preliminary Budget Hearing Testimony FY18 Wednesday March 8,…

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Long Time Board Member Gives EtM Matching Grant of $50,000!

Katie Cox

We are thrilled to announce that a long time Board member has offered a $50,000 challenge match! This is a great opportunity for EtM supporters…

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A Day at the 2015 NOCD-NY Forum

David Johnston

From Katie Cox, EtM’s new Program Associate: On Friday, October 23rd I attended my first NOCD-NY Forum at The Point in the South Bronx. This…

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PRESS RELEASE: Announcing the Recipients of the First EtM Choreographer + Composers Residencies

David Johnston

Four NYC Choreographer/Composer Teams in Three-Month Residencies at Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) NEW YORK, NY, August 26, 2015 – Exploring the Metropolis…

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A Letter to Exploring the Metropolis

David Johnston

Dear Exploring the Metropolis, Thank you.  From the moment I entered the building on W. 23rd street, you welcomed me. Not only have you exposed…

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