Queens Groups Will Receive Funding This Year Through NYC Dept Of Cultural Affairs


Queens, NY – On Wednesday, August 10 at 11AM, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) joined cultural leaders to celebrate new capital funding for Queens cultural groups included in the City’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget. The announcement will take place at the Noguchi Museum, which is receiving capital funding to support the restoration and renovation of Isamu Noguchi’s Studio, allowing public access for the first time in its history and preserving the living spaces designed by Noguchi.

The award will also support the creation of a new cafe and shop for visitors, as well as the construction of a new facility for the storage and study of its collection and archive. Other Queens-based groups that received funding in this year’s capital budget are the Poppenhusen Institute, Queens Botanical Garden, Queens Museum, New York Hall of Science, and Queens Theatre.


Cultural Affairs Commissioner Laurie Cumbo

Noguchi Museum Director Brett Littman 

Performers from Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Representatives from Queens cultural groups receiving City capital awards


Wednesday, August 10, 11:00AM


The Noguchi Museum – Isamu Noguchi’s Studio

Across from Main Visitor Entrance:

9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard)

Long Island City, New York 11106


About the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs  

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) is dedicated to supporting and strengthening New York City’s vibrant cultural life. DCLA works to promote and advocate for quality arts programming and to articulate the contribution made by the cultural community to the City’s vitality. The Department represents and serves nonprofit cultural organizations involved in the visual, literary, and performing arts; public-oriented science and humanities institutions including zoos, botanical gardens, and historic and preservation societies; and creative artists at all skill levels who live and work within the City’s five boroughs. DCLA also provides donated materials for arts programs offered by the public schools and cultural and social service groups, and commissions permanent works of public art at City-funded construction projects throughout the five boroughs. For more information visit www.nyc.gov/culture.

Banner Image: NYC DCA with Queens Funding recipients.  Image Credit – NYC DCA


NYC Department Of Cultural Affairs

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) is the largest municipal funder of culture in the country and is committed to providing access to art and culture for all New Yorkers.

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