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Archive for 'Evangeline Blashfield Award'

Measuring Vibrancy: The Impacts of Arts and Culture Investments in Placemaking

MAS is very pleased to present a special Arts Forum panel discussion on Tuesday, April 24th supported by ArtPlace and the Rockefeller Foundation, Measuring Vibrancy: The Impacts of Arts and Culture Investments in Placemaking. MAS is convening urban leaders from the development, design, economic development, research, and real estate communities nationwide to discuss options for measuring the impacts of creative placemaking. Continue Reading>>

Recap: 119th Annual Meeting

The 119th Annual Meeting of The Municipal Art Society of New York was a terrific, standing room only event.  Held last Thursday at the newly renovated New-York Historical Society, the annual gathering of MAS members, partners, funders and friends celebrated the integral role of the arts in fostering a livable city. The evening started off with the presentation of the Evangeline Blashfield Award to New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate D. Levin for her dedication to the arts in New York City. Continue Reading>>

Kate D. Levin to Receive Evangeline Blashfield Award

kate levin new york city cultural affairs commissionerMAS is pleased to announce that Kate D. Levin, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs commissioner, will receive the Evangeline Blashfield Award for her inspired and visionary leadership in enriching our city’s vibrant arts and cultural organizations. Prior to her appointment, Levin was an Assistant Professor of English and Theater at the City College of New York and Associate Director of the Simon H. Rifkind Center for Humanities and the Arts. She will receive the award at the MAS Annual Meeting on March 1.  MAS applauds her for all she has done and continues to do to make New York a more livable city. Continue Reading>>