Monday, February 23, 2015 10AM
We’re looking for a teaching artist to lead an Urban Investigation project for high school students in the summer of 2015.
On February 17th, 2015, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, will speak at MIT’s City Design and Development Forum. The student-led Forum, a series of public guest lectures, has featured important practioners, designers, and scholars in the City ... more
Monday, February 9, 2015 7PM
The New York City Council passes laws and approves the city budget. But, as important as their role is, few people know how the City Council actually works. How does it make decisions? And how can you interact with it?
In this latest Urban ... more
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 7PM
Last year, two developments in NYC received an avalanche of media attention for their use of separate entrances for market-rate tenants and affordable housing tenants—what some called the “poor door.” Where did the “poor door” come ... more
CUP is pleased to announce our Making Policy Public collaborations for 2015! We will work with four groups of inspiring designers and advocates to break down complex policy issues so that more people can be involved in the decision-making impacting their ... more
Monday, January 12, 2015 5PM
CUP is seeking a spring intern to assist with several current projects, which may include:
Thursday, January 8, 2015 11:21AM
Like many of our fellow New Yorkers, and Americans, we at CUP struggled with the news of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner grand jury decisions. Many of us joined in protests and in supporting the work of our partner organizations who continue to work to reform ... more
Friday, December 19, 2014 2:02PM
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Monday, December 15, 2014 10AM
CUP is seeking a graphic design team or studio to collaborate in developing the third in our series of hands-on, popular education workshop tools. Each toolkit is made up of a soft-cover, illustrated guidebook; physical components that help convey information about workshop ... more
Saturday, December 6, 2014 9AM
CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, will be speaking on a panel for the 40th anniversary of the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago. As part of the How to Make a Smart Museum series, the discussion will explore the way in which art can be ... more
Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:36PM
CUP is a partner in the project, Curb Your Litter: Greenpoint, that is a finalist to receive funding support from the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund. Want to see a CUP youth education project about garbage infrastructure in Greenpoint?
Monday, November 17, 2014 10AM
CUP is seeking a full-time Program Director to manage our Youth Education programs. The Program Director will oversee our Urban Investigations and City Studies programs, as well as our professional development programs for educators, and development of curricula.