Clare Weiss Emerging Artist Award

This is an opportunity for artists to submit proposals to our local Sara Roosevelt Park where the work will be sited.

2014 Application Guidelines

Deadline: January 13, 2014 Installation: July, 2014 (subject to change)

The Award Clare Weiss (1966-2010) was the Public Art Curator for New York City’s Department of Parks & Recreation. During her […]

LES Cultural Corridor Arts Jobs Training Program Launched

Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center 107 Suffolk Street, between Delancey and Essex


Mysterious Leaf Circles

Last week, mysterious circles of fall leaves appeared in the Pit between Broome and Delancey, only to be dispersed by the wind and romping children. Today, the mystery was solved. Mosco, a genial LES resident and ex-graffiti artist, was sweeping leaves into perfect rings outside the M’Finda Kalunga garden and in the Rivington Street playground. […]

2013 Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference

The 2013 Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference will be held on November 8 – 10, 2013 in New York City. The Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference is a gathering to enhance the critical relationship between food and health in the Black community by empowering growers, eaters and activists.The conference strengthens networks and inspires […]