“I owe a lot to those people at ArtsConnection who treated me as an adult for maybe the first time.” — ArtsConnection alum, Thomas Choi, reflecting on the importance of mentors, excerpted from a longer video shown at the Back to School with ArtsConnection benefit gala on September 21, 2022. Most of us remember that […]
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Jeremy Feliz, ArtsConnection alum, now in an internship at The Smithsonian Institute National Museum of the American Latino ArtsConnection: Can you tell us a bit about yourself? My name is Jeremy Feliz, I was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and moved to New York in my early teens in pursuit of better […]
ArtsConnection Alumni Network
ATTENTION ARTS CONNECTION ALUMNI Did you exhibit art in the Student Art Program (SAP) or Teens Curate Teens (TCT) or attend live performances in Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC)? Did you grab a slice at Pizza and a Movie (PaaM) or spend a year as a teen leader in the Teen Advisory Council (TAC)? Then […]
NEW BOARD MEMBER
ArtsConnection is delighted to welcome our newest board member, Erica Sutton Friedman. Erica Sutton Friedman is an independent art advisor and collection manager who focuses primarily on Contemporary Art. Prior to establishing Erica Friedman Art Advisory LLC, she worked at Sotheby’s New York for seven years. In her role as an Assistant Vice President, Client Liaison […]
You’re Invited – Vision for the Future
Join Executive Director Rachel Watts in conversation with teaching artist Omar Perez and Teen Programs Alumni Jasmine Unay and Alen Prospere as they share ArtConnection’s new strategic plan looking forward to 2025 and the organization’s 45th anniversary, a milestone celebration of our leadership and innovation in the arts education field. Facilitated by Deputy Director for Strategic […]
Art is what changes the world around us.
Thank you to all who attended the Back to School with ArtsConnection benefit gala on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. It was truly a night to remember. Hosted by Seth Gilliam, the evening honored Ted Berger, ArtsConnection founding board member, whose tireless efforts have impacted and enriched millions of people’s lives throughout New York City and […]
This Month @ArtsConnection | Celebrating Arts Innovators
In this issue: 2022 Arts Innovator Awardees: Clayton and Parker Calvert 2022 Arts Innovator Awardee: Josh Campbell Reserve your seats today for the BACK TO SCHOOL WITH ARTSCONNECTION Benefit Celebration 2022 Benefit Spotlight It is our pleasure to announce that we will be honoring Arts Innovators Clayton Calvert and Parker Calvert at the Back to […]
Join Us for ArtsConnection’s Annual Benefit!
Join us on September 21 to celebrate ArtsConnection’s long history of working with educators, youth workers, and students who have been marginalized in different ways, helping them develop their capacity to successfully navigate the real-life challenges they face. Click here for more information.
This Month @ArtsConnection: Celebrating Ted Berger | Announcing the 2022 Teaching with GIVE cohort
In this issue: Honoring Ted Berger Announcing the ‘Grow with GIVE’ Program Recipients 2022 Benefit Spotlight It is our pleasure to announce that we will be honoring Ted Berger, ArtsConnection founding board member, at our benefit this Fall. It is no exaggeration to say that Ted has impacted and enriched millions of people’s lives through […]
This Month at ArtsConnection: 2022 Staff Retreat | In-School Programs | School Year-End Appeal
In this issue: 2022 Staff Retreat | In-School Programs | School Year-End Appeal