Arts Service Orgs


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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The Dwyer Cultural Center

David Johnston

  As an organization that focuses on workspace solutions for our city’s performing arts community, we were saddened to learn that our colleagues at the…

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A Day of Over 1,000 Outdoor Concerts

David Johnston

  On the first day of summer, instead of the usual din of car horns, alarms and such, every corner of New York City will…

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Start with a Bang!

David Johnston

It’s that time of the year again … the River to River Festival! And on Sunday June 17th, it begins with the amazing Bang on…

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“The Best Way to Do It is Together” – The Queens Jazz OverGround

David Johnston

Our friends Amanda Monaco and Mark Wade (founders of the Long Island City Jazz Alliance) have joined forces with fellow jazz musicians Brian Woodruff and…

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