Arts Service Orgs


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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Read Our Executive Director’s City Council Testimony

David Johnston

New York City Council Finance Committee Executive Budget Hearing Testimony Friday June 6, 2014 4 PM I am David Johnston, Executive Director of Exploring the…

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“I Want to Do More Than Survive, I Want to Thrive!:” Queens Workspace Initiative

David Johnston

  Last Tuesday, in the new Astoria digs of Queens Council on the Arts, we held the first focus group for our Queens Workspace Initiative….

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Emergency Response of the Arts Community – Update

David Johnston

         On the timely and generous response of the arts community post-Sandy, we wanted to post two funding updates. First, the NYFA…

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Complementary Assets

David Johnston

From our Director, Eugenie C. Cowan, today’s guest-blogger. “New York City now boasts two spectacular new facilities for our musicians plus those from around the…

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