Tag Archives: Northern Manhattan

SPECIAL EVENT: Northern Manhattan Arts & Culture’s (NMAC) Website Launch

The goal of this Northern Manhattan focused website is to create a COMMUNITY OF ARTISTS, arts professionals and cultural organizations in Washington Heights and Inwood within a SEARCHABLE DATABASE—a virtual network where photographers, graphic artists, dancers, musicians, theater groups, art educators and administrators, plus many more can PROMOTE their work & CONNECT with the greater uptown community and each other.

NMAC.NYC also includes an INSTITUTIONAL LISTING of Northern Manhattan arts organizations, as well as a platform—sponsored by Heightsites.com—for artists and arts organizations to SUBMIT EVENTS, and find ARTS & CULTURAL EVENTS happening in Northern Manhattan.  In addition… NMAC is building a SEARCHABLE SPACE / VENUE DATABASE where various artists and groups can locate spaces to make, rehearse, show and perform their art.

Please join us at the NMAC Website Launch Celebration and CREATE YOUR FREE PROFILE in the database—we will be on hand to walk you through it.  And remember: We are BUILDING A COMMUNITY, so please spread the word.

Shine the Light

Shine the Light is a march  for domestic violence awareness walk. This Monday, October 16th at 5:30 pm at the United Palace (175st and Broadway where the march begins) and we will walk to 167th Street and Broadway to end a vigil for solidarity.

Calls for Artists

The following were submitted to Heightsites.  Note: This is not a comprehensive list of “Calls for Artists” in Northern Manhattan just information that has been submitted to us.


The Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students in New York’s 13th Congressional District. This year’s original artwork will be PHOTOGRAPHY SUBMISSIONS ONLY.

Please send photograph submissions to Espaillartcompetition@mail.house.gov. ONE photograph per submission.

Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017.
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NOMAA, Broadway Housing Communities & The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum: Opening the Way

Abre Camino – Opening the Way” is an exhibition of works inspired by the transformative role of arts used in narratives, practices and aesthetics of contemporary urban life under hyper-development in the changing landscape.
Presented by Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities and The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling.
June 6 – 28, 2017
Rio II Gallery
583 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10031.
DEADLINE: Thursday, May 18, 2017, 11:59pm EST
https://www.facebook.com/northernmanhattanartsalliance/

Creations Art Show; Who Is My Neighbor?

Creations Art Show is accepting submissions for our June 2017 exhibition on the theme of Who is my Neighbor? Artists of all media, experience levels, and ages are welcome to participate. Performing artists will be scheduled for our opening and/or closing reception. All work to include a personal story or statement that explains how the piece relates to the theme of Who is my Neighbor? Creations Art Show is at Our Saviour’s Atonement Lutheran Church, 178 Bennett Ave at 189th St., one block west of Broadway in upper Manhattan. Deadline to submit application and Artist Statement: May 20. Artwork to be delivered the week of May 22 – 30. To apply, please email osacreations@yahoo.com to request an application form.

The show runs from Saturday, June 3 through Sunday, June 18. Performance times are Saturday June 3 and Saturday, June 17, from 6 – 9.


Call for Inwood children’s artwork for Bruce’s Garden’s Gallery in the Gazebo’s First Children’s Art Show, We are All One Human Family, curated by Nadema Agard. which will run  May 1st thru June 30th.

Requirements:   Please submit scanned images of 9 x 12″ color drawings or paintings to redearthstudio@aol.com or private message on Facebook. 300 dpi is not required but is preferred resolution for promotional flyers.

Submission Deadline: April 21, 2017/Selected Work Deadline: April 28, 2017.  Selected Artwork must be laminated submissions labeled on the back with:  First Name, Last Name, (Age of Child) Year of Work.


Northern Manhattan Arts and Culture (NMAC) is creating a directory of artists living and working in Washington Heights and Inwood. If you are an uptown artist, we want to include you!  Please go to www.nmac.nyc  and submit your information.