For nearly 50 years, Creative Time has commissioned and presented ambitious public art projects with thousands of artists throughout New York City, across the country, around the world—and even in outer space. Our work is guided by three core values: art matters, artists’ voices are important in shaping society, and public spaces are places for creative and free expression. We are acclaimed for the innovative and meaningful projects we have commissioned, from Tribute in Light, the twin beacons of light that illuminated lower Manhattan six months after 9/11, to bus ads promoting HIV awareness, to Paul Chan’s production of Waiting for Godot in New Orleans, and much more. In partnership with a variety of well-known cultural institutions and community groups, we have commissioned art in unique landmark sites from the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Governors Island, and the High Line, to neglected urban treasures like the Lower East Side’s historic Essex Street Market, Coney Island, and New Orleans’s Lower 9th Ward. We are committed to presenting important art for our times and engaging broad audiences that transcend geographic, racial, and socioeconomic barriers.
Creative Time is a public arts organization that works with artists to contribute to the dialogues, debates, and dreams of our times.
Assistant Curator, Community Engagement
Head of Storytelling
Head of Development
Philip Aarons / Waris Ahluwalia / Francesca Campbell / Taja Cheek / Suzanne Cochran / Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy / Marie Douglas / Dana Farouki / Cristina Grajales / Pablo Helguera / Stephanie Ingrassia (Vice-Chair) / Stephen Kramarsky / Jesse Lazowski / Sarah Lewis / Patrick Li / Vik Muniz / Jon Neidich (Chair) / Shirin Neshat / Trevor Paglen / Bettina Prentice / Pedro Reyes / William Richmond-Watson / Eric Richter / Renee Rockefeller / Jed Walentas / Margaret Wang / Anna-Marie Wascher / Amanda Weil / Lily Johnson White / Kate Young
Major Creative Time support for 2023 has been generously provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, FotoFocus, The Girlfriend Fund, Lambent Foundation Fund, a fund of Tides Foundation, The May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc., Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, Open Society Foundations, The Rockefeller Foundation, and Terra Foundation for American Art.
We are also grateful for the support of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature; and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) in partnership with the City Council and Mayor Eric Adams.
Creative Time’s staff works together to fulfill our mission of helping artists contribute to the dialogues, debates and dreams of our times. Learn more about our open positions.
Creative Time offers semester-long internships to undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates in each of our departments.
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