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

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