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Launching new effort to bring NYC artists to the street

Launching new effort to bring NYC artists to the street

Today Street Lab launches a new effort to activate streets with the work of City Artist Corps grant recipients who have not been able to exhibit their work indoors due to COVID. We're creating open-air, pop-up galleries in restaurant dining sheds, inviting artists to...

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Decades

Decades

Tomorrow morning, a decade ago in Lower Manhattan, we created our first pop-up reading room. We wanted to mark a day that forever changed us a decade before. And we were thinking of the future. Thank you to everyone who has joined with us across these years. Peace. -...

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Street Lab Teens reflect on their summer experience

Street Lab Teens reflect on their summer experience

This past summer for the first time, a new program called Street Lab Teens offered ten New York City youth a chance to work with Street Lab to bring community-oriented programming to neighborhood public spaces across the city. Read on, as two Street Lab Teens share...

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New Initiative launched: 100 Activations for NYC

New Initiative launched: 100 Activations for NYC

Today, we're excited to announce: in the second half of 2021, Street Lab is adding 100 new deployments of Street Lab’s signature programs to newly-created Open Streets, NYCHA public housing developments, and other public spaces in the 33 of the hardest hit...

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Mid-year update—dreams for our streets

Mid-year update—dreams for our streets

Dear friends and followers, Here’s a quick update on Street Lab at the halfway mark of 2021. To date, Street Lab has already popped-up a record 95 times on the street, providing reading rooms, play streets, and drawing studios across the city. And 150+ more...

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Drawing Comparisons—a photo-essay inspired by Helen Levitt

Drawing Comparisons—a photo-essay inspired by Helen Levitt

My favorite place in the Lower East Side is… – the boy eyed the chalk prompt written in the middle of Avenue B, “What about my favorite place to hang out with my friends? Can I write that?” “Sure,” I answered. He dropped to his knees. S – T – S, he chalked carefully....

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