New York Department of Cultural Affairs

With $4.5m funding boost, the Noguchi Museum will open the artist’s home and studio to the public

Isamu Noguchi’s live-work space, located across the street from his namesake museum, will undergo much-needed renovations to become accessible for public tours

Laurie Cumbo, city council member who founded a museum in Brooklyn, tapped to lead New York’s cultural affairs department

New York mayor Eric Adams has allegedly selected Cumbo, founder of Brooklyn’s Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, to lead the largest municipal arts department in the US

Grants multiply as government agencies and foundations seek to rescue US cultural organisations amid pandemic

Latest allocations include $32.8m from the National Endowment for the Humanities and $47.1m from New York’s Department of Cultural Affairs

Why it is vital to promote cultural inclusion at New York's institutions

The arts sector must engage in constant dialogue with communities, says the city's commissioner of cultural affairs

First She Built NYC monument to honour Shirley Chisholm

A statue of the “unbought and unbossed” first black US congresswoman is to be unveiled in Prospect Park in 2020

Bloomberg calls for collaboration, not censorship in New York

Mayor Bloomberg has set up a Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission which, he says, will help non-profit organisations