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NoMAA Newsletter – 28 November 2013

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Call for applications: Clare Weiss Emerging Artist Award 2014

The Clare Weiss Emerging Artist Award is granted annually to one emerging artist who submits the most compelling proposal for an outdoor sculpture in a New York City park. The location changes annually and is determined based on the site’s visibility and proximity within a neighborhood underserved by public art. Application deadline: 13 January 2014. … read more »

Call for submissions: 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest

NoMAA is pleased to announce the Uptown Arts Stroll 2014 — an annual arts festival featuring more than 170 arts and cultural events across Washington Heights and Inwood — and is calling for submissions of artwork for the poster contest. Deadline: extended to Friday 21 February 2014. … read more »

Exhibitions: ‘Latin Roots’ and ‘Spirit of Community’

In honor of the first anniversary of the Community Matters NYC initiative, Community Works NYC, The Interchurch Center, Harlem Arts Alliance and NoMAA are pleased to present two special exhibitions. Dates: 2 December 2013 – 24 January 2014. Opening reception: 5 December. … read more »

Exhibition: TokoNoMAA – Stories of Home in the Heights

TokoNoMAA: Stories of Home in the Heights is a NoMAA–MoMA multidisciplinary project that features an installation based on the concept of the “tokonoma,” the focal point of the Japanese home, in which a simple but beautiful object is being placed for contemplation. Dates: 20 November – 20 December 2013. Opening reception: 20 November. … read more »

Opportunity: Sugar Hill Apartments Lottery

Broadway Housing Communities is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for 98 affordable housing rental apartments under construction at 404-414 West 155th Street in the historic Sugar Hill section of Upper Manhattan. Application deadline: 3 January 2013. … read more »

NoMAA Newsletter – 14 November 2013

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At the Crossroads of Art and Activism

The current show at Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), “Immigrant Too,” features the work of local artists who are all from different countries. This past Thurs., Oct. 31st, a discussion explored the overlap between being both an immigrant and an artist. Led by curator Gabriel de Guzmán, it was a frank and intimate conversation about the struggles and complexities of both. … read more »

NoMAA Artists’ Salon/Potluck – I Am New York: Juan Rodríguez

Food and conversation with interactive theatrical reading. “I Am New York: Juan Rodriguez” imagines the story of a free man of mixed-race origin from Hispaniola who, in 1613, became the first “immigrant” of NYC. Date: Wednesday 13 November 2013. … read more »