Spaceworks Seeks a Real Estate Development Project Manager

January 16, 2019By Spaceworks

Spaceworks is seeking a Real Estate Development Project Manager who will work on a variety of space development projects critical to Spaceworks’ growth from inception to construction completion. The projects may range from public-private partnerships, Spaceworks-developed spaces, and other one-time special projects. The position is full time (40 hours per week). Areas of Responsibility Manage … Read More

Opening Space in the South Bronx

January 14, 2019By Spaceworks

Through a partnership with Omni New York LLC, an affordable-housing developer, we are excited to open a mixed-use creative space in the Melrose area of the Bronx. This project builds on a 3 year engagement process of learning and listening to the needs of local Bronx creatives and cultural workers. In continuing our collaboration with … Read More

Thank you for your support! Here’s a look at 2019

January 2, 2019By Spaceworks

From all of us here at Spaceworks, thank you for supporting our work to build creative homes across New York City. Your response to our campaign has been tremendous, and we appreciate each and every one of you. If you have not yet made a contribution, it’s not too late to donate! We’ll need your generous support throughout … Read More

Helping artists find a creative home, close to home

December 21, 2018By Spaceworks

Sylvia was born in South Williamsburg and grew up visiting the Williamsburgh Library. She’s seen the neighborhood change, but it has always been her family’s home. Now, Sylvia makes quilts in her Spaceworks studio on the second floor of the Williamsburgh Library. “This is home,” she says. “This is part of where we belong.” Currently, … Read More

Years ago, Ilȇ de Palmares lost their practice space to rising rents…

December 11, 2018By Spaceworks

Several years ago, NYC-based capoeira group Ilȇ de Palmares lost their practice space due to rising rents. They needed a consistent space to hold classes in this Afro-Brazilian martial art form, which combines elements of dance, music, and acrobatics. They looked at many alternate venues, but nothing fit their budget. Aware of ever-increasing real estate … Read More

When artists have a space to call their own

December 4, 2018By Spaceworks

When artists in New York City have space to call their own, they thrive. For EB Rebel, this means writing songs in a quiet environment and collaborating with other artists. This year, she was able to complete her newest EP at her creative home: Spaceworks. We want to provide all 5,500+ members of our network … Read More

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