#ArtActionDay: Events in NYC

Today, the first anniversary of the inauguration of Donald Trump, is Art Action Day.
The day is organized by The Federation, founded last year to spread the message:

Art is essential to democracy

There are events planned throughout the country. Here are some in New York:


Art Action Day Toolkit

“…Art cannot change events. But it can change people…because people are changed – enriched, ennobled, encouraged — they then act in a way that may affect the course of events…” – Leonard Bernstein


1 p.m., In front of 1221 Avenue of the Americas


Sing Along With MILCK

3 pm, The Public Theater

Truth Be Told

melting a 2,000 pound ice sculpture of the word Truth

3 p.m. Jim Kempner Fine Art Gallery

One Hundred Years of Women’s Activism

5 p.m., Jefferson Market Library

Writers Rising #LouderTogether

5:30 p.m. New York Public Library main branch library steps

Artwork featured in ONE YEAR OF RESISTANCE Exhibition – The Untitled Space gallery. Artists: Joel Tretin, Touba Alipour, Bradford Scott Springfield

One Year of Resistance

group art exhibition

Untitled Space Gallery (45 Lispenard Street in Tribeca)


Art Action Day: Flor de Toloache

9 pm BAM. free in person, and also live streamed





Also check out: Artist Campaign School

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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