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Arts & Business Partnerships Beyond Mere Aesthetics
Feb 14, 2013 0 Comments
When I was asked—strike that—begged, to sit on our in-house committee to renovate our offices, it was explained that someone was needed to bring my department’s voice to the designing table. And knowing to play to my vanity...
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Albany Eats for Arts
Jan 23, 2013 0 Comments
The Albany Chefs’ Food & Wine Festival: Wine & Dine for the Arts 2013 kicked off this past Thursday, January 17.  The festival, now in its fourth year, began as a way for Albany restaurateurs to raise funds to support local regional...
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In Pro Bono We Trust
Nov 15, 2012 0 Comments
The week before Hurricane Sandy turned the East Coast upside down, American Express and other companies joined the Taproot Foundation in celebrating Pro Bono Week.   We participated by hosting a Scope-a-thon, an effort to engage...
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Arts Brookfield Presents
Oct 17, 2012 0 Comments
The New York Times recently did a piece on Brookfield Office Properties and its strong arts involvement with the establishment of Arts Brookfield. Here’s a little bit about what Brookfield is doing. And to read the New York Times...
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The Arts Mean Business on the East End of Long Island
Sep 27, 2012 0 Comments
Last week, we packed out a partially restored 1930s single-screen movie house in our town’s up-and-coming downtown area. How did we do it? Three simple words: Arts Mean Business.   We, being East End Arts, a nonprofit community...
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Part of the Value of Culture
Sep 20, 2012 0 Comments
Last Friday, a couple of Arts & Business Council of New York staff members attended a City Council hearing on how cultural organizations support New York City businesses, to help Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, his City Council...
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Mentorship and Funding: A Partnership for the Arts
Sep 13, 2012 0 Comments
At her 1985 retirement, after 20 years as founding director of the Arts & Business Council, Sybil Simon chose as her legacy a program which helped diversify the nonprofit arts sector.  This program took the form of The Multicultural...
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Making an Impact on Real Estate, Creating Communities
Sep 06, 2012 0 Comments
Does art on the wall help lease up a building? “Absolutely, it does,” according to Mark Alexander one of the principals in The Horizon at Fleetwood, a luxury residential building in Mt. Vernon, NY.   The art that a business...
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Design NY: Incubating Enterprise
Jul 09, 2012 0 Comments
“Design for Growth” was originally printed in Focus, Deutsche Bank America’s Spring/ Summer 2012 Newsletter. To read the complete article, please visit www.db.com.   Read more about Deutsche Bank America's partnerships with...
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Who's Number One?
Apr 19, 2012 0 Comments
The sweet sixteen. The elite eight. The final four. But what does it really come down to…Who’s number ONE?!?!   In the case of The Economist’s Hot Spots: Benchmarking Global City Competitiveness (just released last week), IT’S...
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The pARTnership Movement video in Times Square
Nov 08, 2011 0 Comments
Times Square, one of the busiest urban destinations in the world, is also where we see a direct convergence of arts and business. Artists, business people, NYC tourists, and residents alike, make up the over 1.5 million people...
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In the heART of New York City
Nov 07, 2011 0 Comments
Cutting through the hustle and bustle of Times Square, this advertisement promoting the pARTnership Movement made its appearance on MTV's 44 ½. Playing four times every hour, the advertisement filled the megatron—one of the largest...
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The BCA 10
Oct 06, 2011 0 Comments
Last night, Americans for the Arts recognized several outstanding businesses that support the arts during the annual BCA 10: Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America.   Set in the elegant Central Park Boathouse in New...
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