RDRC/QCA Downtown Far Rockaway Storefront Improvement Program
DOWNTOWN FAR ROCKAWAY ARTISTS COMMISSIONING PROGRAM/STOREFRONT IMPROVEMENT RDRC will subcontract with Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) to kickstart the launch of the Artist Commissioning Program (ACP), a democratized art commissioning project focused on placing artwork, designed by local artist on solid rolldown gates located in Downtown Far Rockaway. The project is a partnership with RDRC, QCA, businesses and property owners, and local artist…More
Info Session Thursday, December 3rd 12noon: Businesses/Property Owners & Community Panelist, Register/Learn More here.
Storefront Improvement upgrade, enhance; attract customers; save money; highlight quality merchandise; and promote a thriving and safe neighborhood…more.
Community Panelist experienced cultural professionals with a commitment to the development of the arts and culture in their Queens communty. Each QCA panelist has knowledge of Queens communities, and expertise in an artistic discipline, arts administration, or community arts programming…more.
Artist Commissioning Artist are artists who present a fresh perspective by creating work that defies the cultural mainstream, privileges underrepresented identities, and speaks to the cultural diversity of Downtown Far Rockaway Queens by telling an untold story of an underrepresented person(s)…more.
As the Rockaway community undergoes revitalization, along with challenges due to COVID-19, the community continues to grow, as does the need to further enhance the communities economic growth, thru neighborhood promotions, and economic resources for public improvements.
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