Monday, August 8, 2016 5PM
CUP is looking for two Teaching Artists to lead Urban Investigations in the fall of 2016 in the Bronx.
Monday, July 11, 2016 7PM
Since the Fresh Kills landfill closed on Staten Island over 15 years ago, NYC has exported all of its trash to other places to be buried or burned. Everyone from government officials to local residents has debated this complicated process, but one thing all folks agree on is ... more
On July 11th, 2016 students from Francis Perkins Academy presented “Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple.”
Thursday, June 30, 2016 7PM
Led by CUP’s Executive Director Christine Gaspar, this conversation with community partners, policymakers, and artists will focus on recent CUP projects that help address the needs of underrepresented communities to assert their right to health care, including such ... more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7PM
Did you know that although the Bronx Terminal Produce Market offers one of largest selections of fresh fruits & vegetables in the world, many Bronx residents feel there aren’t enough places to get fresh produce in their neighborhoods? So where does our fresh ... more
On June 29th, 2016 students from KAPPA International High School presented “The Fresh Producers.”
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 7PM
Many people feel that small businesses contribute to the unique character of New York City, but what happens when more and more businesses are closing?
Monday, June 6, 2016 5PM
We’re looking for a current public high school student who has participated in a CUP project to be a paid intern with us this summer. This would be a great opportunity to learn more about CUP, build your resume, and get real office work experience. You will help out ... more
We’re excited and honored to announce that the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded CUP with a grant for 2016-17! The grant will support CUP’s Making Policy Public program, which uses art and design to make public policy accessible for everyone. Each ... more
On June 13th, 2016 students from the Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School presented “The Deciders.”
On May 27th, 2016 students from the International Community High School presented “ICEbreaker.”
We’re honored and excited to announce that CUP will receive the 2016 National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement from Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum.