Cool Culture

Art Viewing of Peter Williams: Nyack

We explored Peter Williams: Nyack, an exhibition of the artist’s interpretation of Black American experiences, at Eric Firestone Gallery.

Campaigning for Civic Wellbeing

Cool Culture launched a 6-week Civic Wellbeing Campaign designed to inspire families to use their voices and their power to improve the civic health of their communities.

Educator Orientations Kick Off the Program Year 

We welcomed new and returning educators to our CityWide Cultural Access Program through a series of virtual orientations this fall.

Advocating to Address Inequity in NYC’s Cultural Funding

Cool Culture’s Executive Director advocates for support of BIPOC organizations through a radical reimagining of cultural funding as part of New York City’s cultural plan, Create NYC.

Back to School in Harlem’s Senate District 30

Cool Culture helped bring the cool–and snacks–to a Back To School Youth Resource Fair in Central Harlem.

Summer with Bloomberg Arts Interns

Cool Culture collaborates with two high school students through the Bloomberg Arts Internship to support program capacity, communications content, and development databases!

Wellness Wednesdays in BedStuy and Crown Heights

Cool Culture helped bring the cool–and snacks!–to Wellness Wednesdays in BedStuy and northern Crown Heights in a series of District 36 community events.

Inspiring Physical Wellbeing: Toolkit Resources

“All bodies deserve love!” Download our Physical Wellbeing Toolkit to use storytelling to inspire wellbeing and art-making.

Curators for Educators: Health + Wellbeing are Human Rights

Educators came together for a guided herbal meditation, panel discussion, Brooklyn Museum gallery tour, and a collaborative brainstorm with visioning for the future.

Inspiring Civic Wellbeing: Toolkit Resources

Download our Civic Wellbeing Toolkit for resources and art-making that encourage the use of our collective power to call for change.

Museum Mile Festival: Bring The Cool

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

6pm – 9pm

At Bring the Cool, caregivers, families and children are encouraged to see themselves as the artists, storytellers, creators and curators that they are.