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

Job Opportunity: Spaceworks Seeks Facilities & Equipment Manager

November 7, 2018By Lauren Soares

Spaceworks seeks a Facilities Manager to take a leadership role maintaining Spaceworks’ growing, city-wide portfolio of creative spaces. Spaceworks currently operates four multi-disciplinary facilities with three additional facilities scheduled to complete construction within the next year. Facilities are designed and outfitted to support programmatic operations including public arts programs, office space rentals, visual art studio … 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

NYSCA $10/Hour Dance Rate Expands

October 25, 2018By Lauren Soares

Featured Artists: Shauna Sorensen and Dancers. Photo Credit: Jonathan Freeland Big news! We are thrilled to announce that dancers can now access the $10/hour NYSCA rate at all times at our Long Island City and Williamsburg locations. Book space for your next dance rehearsal now, and help us spread the word! A huge thank you … Read More

Welcome to our new website!

October 17, 2018By Lauren Soares

Last year, we asked our members how they wanted our new website to look and feel. The feedback: they loved our easy, self-serve booking and were eager for more ways to connect with other creatives. Since then, we’ve been working with Nicole Brydson of Misfit Media to build a dynamic, mobile-friendly website. The site now includes … Read More

Celebrating Preeti Sodhi’s Contributions to Spaceworks Since 2013

October 9, 2018By Lauren Soares

Lauren Soares, Spaceworks’ Communications Manager, sits down with Preeti Sodhi, Project Director, to talk about why she got involved with Spaceworks, what drives her career as an urban planner, and the lessons she’s learned along the way… Lauren Soares (LS): You’ve been at Spaceworks since the very beginning. How did it all start? Preeti Sodhi … Read More

Get on the Floor: A New Way to Rehearse at Spaceworks Williamsburg

August 8, 2018By Josh Rowe

Studio A at the Williamsburgh Library is my favorite Spaceworks rehearsal space. I love the windows, I love the fireplace, I love the history of the building, which is the first library Andrew Carnegie gifted New York City in 1903. When we renovated the 2nd floor, we chose to keep the natural hardwood floor in … 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

Our Summer RUSH Discount is here!

July 1, 2018By Lauren Soares

Our Summer RUSH discount is here! From now through August 31, 2018, save 50% on all reservations when you book space day-of. Also during this time, dancers have access to the $10/hour NYSCA rate all day every day, not just during off-peak times. We hope this supports you in continuing your creative practice this summer. Best, … Read More