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.
36-05 30th Ave | Astoria, NY 11103
Tickets $37 (includes prix-fixe dinner)
*wheelchair accessible* *kid-friendly* *vegetarian options*
Special guest TBA, check updates:
ARTIST & COMMUNITY FUNDING:
Artist/ Creative Advocate
Neighborhood Development & Placemaking Manager
EQUITY LEGISLATION & CONSULTATION:
Monica Montgomery Nyathi
Strategic Director Museum Hue _ Colorful. Cultured. Cool & Independent Curator
Director of Diversity, Events and Caribbean Affairs, Office of Senator Jesse Hamilton, New York State Senator, (D) 20th Senate District