Our Time: Sustaining the Movement for Equity in the Arts

75% Artists of Color 75% Workers of Color

Next Saturday, Artists of Color Bloc will be hosting a dinner for the very last installment of Open Engagement 2018. For this intimate dinner we have invited special guest to update us on: museum diiversity plans as mandated by Department of Cultural Affairs, funding and empowerment for the arts in communities of color, and the potential for developing state legislation to help eradicate racism from employment in the NYC’s cultural institutions.

Special guest will include cultural workers from NYC Museums, Community Artists and Supporters, Equity Consultants, and NYS legislation officials.

Saturday, May 12, 2018 
7:00–8:30 pm  |  Dinner & Conversation
Kurry Qulture
36-05 30th Ave | Astoria, NY 11103

Tickets $37 (includes prix-fixe dinner)
*wheelchair accessible* *kid-friendly* *vegetarian options*

Special guest TBA, check updates:

Co-Sponsored by:

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Cornelius Byrd
Artist/ Creative Advocate
Layman Lee
Neighborhood Development & Placemaking Manager

CULTURAL WORKERS | Diversity Plan updates:
Noé Gaytán
Brooklyn Museum, Senior Museum Educator
Jackie Du
Teaching Artist for Museum of Arts and Design‘s Arts Reach Program

Monica Montgomery Nyathi
Strategic Director Museum Hue _ Colorful. Cultured. Cool & Independent Curator
Anne-Rhea Smith
Director of Diversity, Events and Caribbean Affairs, Office of Senator Jesse Hamilton, New York State Senator, (D) 20th Senate District