After Tough Time for Art in City Schools, Advocates Seek More Funding

After two pandemic years that wrought havoc on all education but particularly on arts classes, advocates and educators have mounted a drive to win more—and more permanent—funding for visual art, music, dance and theater in the city’s public schools.

Adi Talwar

Teacher Sekou O’Uhuru leads a drumming lesson at Bronx Community Charter School.

City Limits’ Art at the Limits series explores the people, places and politics of New York City’s five-borough art scene. Supported by the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund.

Anita Shire

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Harlem gang leader Red Jackson. Untitled, Harlem, New York, 1948. Gordon Parks/Courtesy of The Gordon Parks Foundation hide caption toggle caption Gordon Parks/Courtesy of The Gordon Parks Foundation Harlem gang leader Red Jackson. Untitled, Harlem, New York, 1948. Gordon Parks/Courtesy of The Gordon Parks Foundation In the late 1940s, Life […]