If You Build It

Opening June in Sugar Hill, Harlem! No Longer Empty has been working closely with community partners, artists, and schools to collaboratively stage a site-specific exhibition in this rich, tight-knit neighborhood.

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Monday, April 21 2014

A five-year milestone: No Longer Empty wins NEA award

NEA Acting Chairman Shigekawa said, "The NEA is pleased to announce that Living Labs is recommended for an NEA Art Works grant. Living Labs will not only have a positive impact on local economies, but will also provide opportunities for people of all ages to participate in the arts, help our communities to become more vibrant, and support our nation's artists as they contribute to our cultural landscape."  more 

Wednesday, March 05 2014

Y. Dot Applications Available!

NLE hosts a call for applications from high school students to participate in YDOT Youth Docent Program- an exciting way to get involved and learn about the world of contemporary public art. This 16-week program offers students the opportunity to participate in the running of an art exhibition, visit museums, and meet other like-minded peers.  more 

Sunday, March 02 2014

Announcing The Collaboratory

No Longer Empty and The New School enter a two-year partnership to examine and test new approaches to creating a more just, resilient, and equitable society. This collaboration is informing NLE's ongoing efforts to be a model and a resource for building stronger foundations and more socially engaged communities in New York City. more 

Tuesday, February 11 2014

How Much Do I Owe You Timelapse

Wonder how we do it? Watch the NLE team transform the Bank of Manhattan in Long Island City into "How Much Do I Owe You?" Hanging lights, painting, getting up in the cherry picker….Watch as the space transforms. more 

Wednesday, December 18 2013

Together We Are No Longer Empty

For many people, it comes to a surprise that No Longer Empty is a tiny tiny engine that has a lot of horse power. But imagine how much more or greater contribution we can do for cultural equity and engagement if we had your support! Make your year-end 100% tax free contribution more 

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