julia foulkes

The Arts and Everyday Life in New York

The fusion between New York and the arts is taken for granted, but how and why did this occur? What do the arts mean to New York? Who benefits and who does not? At The Cullman Center Institute for Teachers, we will read, write, and consult the library’s vast resources to investigate how the arts became rooted in the city’s infrastructure, economy, daily life, sense of place—and how that changed what it means to be a New Yorker. 

Photo: Sculpture in Environment, Bryant Park, 1967; NYC Photo Archive