Architecture + Design

Katherine Nicholls Designated Chair of NYSCA
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Design is everywhere. From the Montauk lighthouse to Buffalo’s Olmsted parks, from Manhattan’s skyscrapers to Adirondack camps, from Russel Wright tableware to Tiffany jewelry, New York State offers many testaments to the importance of design in the world around us. NYSCA’s Architecture + Design program supports organizations and individuals working to further innovation and excellence in the design arts; to promote the preservation and interpretation of New York State’s architectural and design heritage; and to encourage the development of design literacy for all New Yorkers.

Program Goals
Recognize organizations and programs that encourage innovation and excellence in the design arts.
Assist New York State-based design professionals in contributing to the advancement of their field.
Promote the importance of preserving and interpreting New York State’s architectural and design heritage.
Encourage excellence in the Design Arts.
Foster the development of design literacy for all New Yorkers.
Funding Categories
General Operating Support
Project Support
Independent Projects
Regrants and Partnerships

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News & Announcements

This month, NYSCA Program Staff will host application webinars for the Architecture + Design and…

NYSCA is now inviting panelist nominations for the FY2019 Application Cycle. Each year, NYSCA…

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