Arts Education at Park Avenue Armory gives students and families the tools to think creatively and trust their own aesthetic judgment by exposing them to outside-the-box artists and architecture.
Since 2010, the Armory’s arts education program has had:
111 Artists Directly Interacting with Students
146 Youth Corps Participants Working 36,448 Paid, Mentored hours
1,144 Workshops Created to Serve 20,101 Students and Families
1,100,000 Students Reached through Armory-Produced Education Resources at 1,861 NYC public schools
Park Avenue Armory’s arts education programs are supported by generous grants from the Pershing Square Foundation, The Zelnick/Belzberg Charitable Trust, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, The Hearst Foundations, the Booth Ferris Foundation, the Pinkerton Foundation, The Reed Foundation, Liz and Frank Newman, Daniel Clay Houghton, Lester and Enid Morse, the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, the Ida and William Rosenthal Foundation, the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, and the Michael Tuch Foundation. Additional support has been provided by the members of the Armory’s Education Committee.
The Armory’s arts education programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Arts Education Banner Photo: Da Ping Luo