Over the past year, ArtsConnection has…
✧ Provided visual arts, music, theater, media arts, and dance programming to 91 schools across all five boroughs of NYC!
✧ Developed GIVE, a free online resource created by teaching artists for teaching artists in classrooms where students with disabilities and general education students learn together.
✧ Hosted our first ever virtual Spring Benefit!
✧ Launched Culture Connected, a new program which provides free or $1 tickets to arts and culture venues across NYC for students and their families who are economically disadvantaged.
✧ Established the Teaching Artist Advisory Board (TAAB), to ensure that our teaching artists are an official part of decision-making in the organization.
✧ Partnered with Youth INC, which helps optimize local nonprofits impact.
✧ Designed new hybrid teaching models which keep students safe without negatively impacting the quality of their artistic education.