The New York State Council on the Arts is dedicated to preserving and expanding the rich and diverse cultural resources that are and will become the heritage of New York’s citizens.
Mark Morris Dance Group's "L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato" at BAM 2022
Photo by Stephanie Berger
A Record $140 million for the Arts
Historic NYSCA Budget Fuels the Cultural Recovery of New York State
The creative capital of the world is powered by thousands of arts workers
and organizations across all 62 counties leading a multi-year recovery
and revitalization through this unparalleled investment.
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In 2022, NYSCA awarded more than 3,000 direct grants
NYSCA awarded more than $100 million in FY2022 to support the visual, performing, literary and media arts, arts education and more!
New York State’s arts sector generated $126 billion in 2020, the most recent year recorded, playing a vital role in both quality of life and economic development
What We Fund