Dance/NYC Announces Disability. Dance. Artistry. Residency Program in partnership with Spaceworks and Gibney

December 3, 2018By Spaceworks

Dance/NYC and its program partners Gibney and Spaceworks are pleased to announce the Disability. Dance. Artistry Residency Program, made possible by the generous support of the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs CreateNYC Disability Forward Fund. Through the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, Dance/NYC will award residencies to up to six (6) dance artists with spinal cord … Read More

Support Creative Homes for Artists

November 27, 2018By Spaceworks

We’re launching our end-of-year campaign to support creative homes for artists. When artists in New York City have space to call their own, they thrive. In the video above, you’ll hear from some of our Spaceworks members about their journey to find creative space. You share our vision of a New York City where every … Read More

Space Grant Opportunity through The Indie Theater Fund

November 20, 2018By Spaceworks

Through a partnership with The Indie Theater Fund, artists and organizations can apply to receive 40 subsidized hours of rehearsal space at $6/hour. Here are the details: The Indie Theater Fund will grant 40 hours of rehearsal space to 5 fund companies at a special rate of $6/hour, made possible through subsidies from Spaceworks and ITF. Hours … Read More

6 Art Studios Available in Sunset Park

November 16, 2018By Spaceworks

We are partnering with a new non-profit studio space called ArtBuilt to offer six studios to our waitlist. The studios are located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn at The Brooklyn Army Terminal (140 58th Street, Building B). They range in size from 190 – 421 square feet, and price from roughly $513 – $1,130 per month (utilities extra). Each studio is semi-private with … Read More

2018 Survey: Here’s what we heard

November 13, 2018By Spaceworks

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who participated in our annual survey earlier this year. We received over 500 responses from across the five boroughs, and we are grateful for the time you took to share your experiences with us. When we sent out this survey, we wanted to gain … Read More

“Music for me is a way to break barriers.” – Omi Hill

October 30, 2018By Spaceworks

For ilê de palmares, playing Capoeira is all about building a harmonious community while giving homage to what has happened before. Says co-founder Shem Caimãn Rajoon, “We don’t like to play Capoeira by ourselves; we have a comrade. The same relationship happens with movement and music.” Tune in to learn more about this Afro-Brazilian martial … Read More

Announcing the first Creative Economic Initiative cohort

July 11, 2018By Spaceworks

We are thrilled to announce the first cohort of our Creative Economic Initiative (CEI), which supports artists in offering income-generating classes and workshops in Spaceworks studios. Through this program, artists and cultural workers can use Spaceworks not only to pursue their own creative and cultural practices, but also to generate income by offering workshops and classes. … Read More

Meet Our New Team Member, Dionna PridGeon

June 8, 2018By Spaceworks

Can everyone help us give a big Spaceworks Community welcome to our newest team member working in Operations and Project Development, Dionna PridGeon?! She’s been a huge part of our family and Squad for quite some time. Now, it’s even more official! WELCOME, Dionna! ? We are beyond glad to have you on the team. … Read More

Meet Our New Partner, Nfinit Foundation Arts

June 1, 2018By Spaceworks

Nfinit’s ethos centers the nurturing of artist process through the practice of love, care and community. Nfinit Vision: As a result of the challenging circumstances in which we find ourselves in the world today as artists and creatives of color, sustainability in a practical sense is key, however so are philosophical perspectives; what does it mean to … Read More