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    651 ARTS

    New York City

    As a Black-led organization based in highly-gentrified downtown Brooklyn, 651 ARTS is a significant placeholder for the cultural aesthetic of the African Diaspora and provides professional and creative opportunities for artists of African descent.

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    Antenna

    New Orleans

    Antenna is a vital participant in the city’s life through the creation and support of artist-driven programs that focus on visual arts, arts education endeavors for social justice. Begun as a cultural production engine for New Orleans’ recovery after Hurricane Katrina, it has recently acquired a publishing house that supports a residency program.

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    Art21

    New York City

    Art21’s vivid video portraits provide explorations of the lives and aesthetic practices of the artists of our time. The distribution of its fantastic catalog to arts educators and public media platforms serves to inspire a more creative world.

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    Artists Space

    New York City

    In its new and more significant exhibition gallery for artists in now gentrified Tribeca and Chinatown communities of Manhattan, Artists Space puts artists at the center of its work through a commitment to contextualization, decolonization, and active interrogation of its institutional role.

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    ArtSpot Productions

    New Orleans

    Believing that performance is an essential element of collective healing, ArtSpot Productions blends ensemble authorship, physically rigorous training, original music, interactive sculptural environments, and extensive research and rehearsal to incite positive change in its community.

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    Ashé Cultural Arts Center

    New Orleans

    Ashé Cultural Arts Center illuminates the wide range of artistic expression of the African Diaspora in New Orleans. It serves as a critical cultural anchor for its Central City neighborhood and the city’s broad arts ecology.

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    A Studio In the Woods

    New Orleans

    A Studio In the Woods, in partnership with Tulane’s Bywater Institute, is an artist residency space in a protected hardwood forest on the banks of the Mississippi. It provides opportunities for reflection and refuge while exploring the intersection of artistic practice, academic scholarship, environmental justice, and community.

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    BOMB Magazine

    New York City

    BOMB Magazine is the long-running arts publication for artists of all disciplines. It is committed to oral history and equity through artist-generated content and an editorial eye that provides critical context.

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    BRIC

    New York City

    BRIC serves as a multidisciplinary stoop for the borough of Brooklyn. 40 years strong, BRIC brings together community media, performing arts programs, contemporary art exhibitions, and artistic programming that explores issues of difference and community under one roof.

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    The Bronx Museum of the Arts

    New York City

    Reflecting the dynamic communities of its New York City borough, The Bronx Museum of the Arts is at the crossroads where artists, residents, national and international visitors meet and connect through its permanent collection, special exhibitions, and education programs.

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    Buni Media

    Nairobi

    As a community-centered media production house, Buni Media creates multilingual digital content (such as its renowned XYZ puppet show) to inform Kenyans about contemporary social issues and build a culture for engaged civic participation.

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    Cabinet Magazine

    New York City

    As a thoughtful and independent critical platform providing insight into the aesthetic process, Cabinet Magazine is full of curiosities which fire one’s imagination and creativity. After many years as a print publication, Cabinet recently shifted to an online platform.

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    Creative Capital

    New York City

    Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Creative Capital funds artists working in all creative disciplines and catalyzes connections to help them realize their visions through sustainable practices.

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    Creative Economy Working Group (CEWG)

    Nairobi

    The Creative Economy Working Group (CEWG) is composed of Kenyan artists, cultural producers, attorneys, filmmakers, and others who are focused on organizing the arts and culture sector, and advocating for freedom of expression and a national cultural policy.

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    Creative Time

    New York City

    Creative Time connects New Yorkers with artists and their public artworks to stoke dialogues that transcend geographic, racial, and socioeconomic barriers and differences.

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    Danspace Project

    New York City

    At the leading edge of performance-based curation for 45 years, Danspace Project works in deep partnership with artists around themes that represent this moment and peer into the field’s future.

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    The Entertainment and Law Legal Assistance Project (The ELLA Project)

    New Orleans

    Working alongside the artistic community to influence New Orleans’ cultural policy agenda, The Entertainment and Law Legal Assistance Project (The ELLA Project) provides pro bono legal services and counsel to the city’s arts community, with particular attention to renowned culture bearers: Mardi Gras Indians and musicians.

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    The GoDown Arts Centre

    Nairobi

    The GoDown Arts Centre provides a home for artists, partnering arts organizations, and the creative economy sector. A leading voice in the region, it serves as a critical hub for cultural policy in Nairobi and East Africa.

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    Grantmakers in the Arts

    New York City

    Providing a learning community and resources for its U.S. based philanthropic membership, Grantmakers in the Arts is an association of arts and culture funders of all shapes, sizes and practices. It places racial equity at the center of their work.

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    Harlem Stage

    New York City

    By making performances easily accessible to all audiences, Harlem Stage offers a vital artistic home for Black artists in a storied neighborhood which has made an indelible mark on American culture.

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    Junebug Productions

    New Orleans

    Initially founded in 1963 as the cultural arm of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Community (SNCC), Junebug Productions amplifies the voices of New Orleanian Black communities and the broader African Diaspora through its focus on theater and performance.  

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    Kid smART

    New Orleans

    Committed to public education reform and rigorous creative learning in targeted New Orleans’ school districts, KID smART trains both teachers and teaching artists through a STEAM-focused art and literacy curriculum.

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    More Art

    New York City

    More Art works intimately with commissioned artists to make their work fully accessible to the public in surprising and beautiful installations and experiences that engage social issues and concepts.

  • The Mosaic Network and Fund of the New York Community Trust

    New York City

    Growing out of the New York City Cultural Agenda Fund (2014-2018), the New York Community Trust’s Mosaic Network and Fund is a funders collaborative designed for collective learning and the allocation of resources to address the crisis of Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) leadership in New York City’s arts and cultural sector.

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    National Performance Network

    New Orleans

    Although its work has a national scope, the National Performance Network is committed to its home base of New Orleans. It supports the collective power of artists, culture bearers, and artists organizations through fiscal sponsorship and service provision.

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    New York Live Arts

    New York City

    New York Live Arts commissions, produces, and presents innovative movement-based arts within its two rehearsal studios and large performance space in Chelsea, on the westside of Manhattan. They are known for their conceptual rigor, formal experimentation, and active engagement with the social, political, and cultural currents of our times. 

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    Ogden Museum of Southern Art

    New Orleans

    The Ogden Museum of Southern Art engages artists and audiences to explore the concept of the American South through new lenses. By examining the development of visual art alongside traditions of music, literature, and culinary heritage, the museum interprets the complex and complicated ideas of place and identity within a continually evolving national dialogue. 

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    Participant Inc

    New York City

    At the forward edge of the radical imagination, PARTICIPANT INC’s alternative art space in the Lower East Side of Manhattan embodies its profound attention and intentional practice by presenting and archiving ambitious exhibitions, screenings, and performances, and within contexts that recognize the social, political, and cultural value of creative experimentation.

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    Performance Space New York

    New York City

    Based in the East Village, a neighborhood that has rapidly changed and gentrified, Performance Space New York, formerly PS122, explores questions of relational practice and power. Through performance and discourse, they create an open environment for artists and audiences to build community and counter the often-exclusionary nature of urban development.

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    Queens Museum

    New York City

    Situated on the historic grounds of the TK World’s Fair in New York’s most diverse borough, the Queens Museum activates its assets for the wide and diverse interests of its Latino, Asian and African neighbors.

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    SculptureCenter

    New York City

    With its artist-centric mission and new artist-led board, SculptureCenter transforms emerging ideas into innovation, dialogue, and independent thought. Founded by artists in 1928, its programming and exhibitions highlight contemporary art’s specific potential to engage the aesthetic, social, and political facets of the imagination.

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    Socrates Sculpture Park

    New York City

    Open 365 days a year in a city park which it maintains, artist-founded Socrates Sculpture Park magically revitalizes urban space through its public art installations and commitment to equity and inclusion for neighbors in its diverse Queens community.

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    The Chocolate Factory Theater

    New York City

    A fierce advocate for Queens, The Chocolate Factory Theater commits its assets to both their Long Island City neighborhood and their community of interdisciplinary artists, choreographers, and dancers. 

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    The Kitchen

    New York City

    One of the few alternative arts spaces left in the Chelsea gallery scene, The Kitchen is a wildly experimental performance space pushing forward discussions on contemporary issues through interdisciplinary art, film, performance, music, and events.

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    The Laundromat Project

    New York City

    As a Black-led organization that centralizes People of Color, The Laundromat Project’s community-centric practice trains and organizes artists to work within and for their community.

  • Logo for Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health

    Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (TICAH)

    Nairobi

    The Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (TICAH), specifically its Art with Heart program, works in partnership with Kenya’s National Museums, reimagining public space and connecting indigenous cultural practice with contemporary artists through beauty, creative expression, and storytelling.

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    Triple Canopy

    New York City

    As a culturally and politically attuned online magazine, Triple Canopy hosts extended conversations trained on the cultural and political uses of emerging technologies and alerted to the widening disparities framing our relationships to the digital world.

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    Visual AIDS

    New York City

    Since the fight against AIDS isn’t over, Visual AIDS utilizes its programs and registry of intersectional art to continually address this global epidemic through thought-provoking programs, inclusive dialogues, and support for HIV+ living artists.

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    Wajukuu Art Project

    Nairobi

    Wajukuu Art Project is an artist collective whose members have a lifelong commitment to their practice and their Lunga Lunga community. With creativity, imagination, and intention they design and offer children’s art classes and intergenerational programs.