NeON Arts—a free program of the Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON) that is open to the entire city—offers young people in seven New York City communities the chance to explore the arts through a variety of creative projects that help them establish positive peer relationships and develop important social and career skills. Workshops are hosted at community-based probation offices called Neighborhood Opportunity Networks (NeONs) and other nearby sites. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the workshops will take place online this season. NeON Arts provides funding to New York City artists and arts organizations to produce programs in partnership with the NeONs, which connect local residents to opportunities, resources, and services in their neighborhoods.
Ages for Participation: 16–24
Partnership Opportunity: NYC-Based Artists and Arts Organizations
Available for Young People and Partnerships: NYC
Season: Fall/Winter, Spring, and Summer Workshop Rounds
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NeON Arts is a program of the NYC Department of Probation and Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute that offers young people in New York City—including those on probation—the chance to explore the arts through projects in a variety of disciplines, including dance, music, theater, visual arts, poetry, and digital media.
Arts Workshops for Young People
NeON Arts offers free, online workshops for young people ages 16–24, exploring topics that include filmmaking, visual arts, theater, culinary arts, and digital media.
Application Deadline: Applications for the winter session are now closed. Applications for the spring open in April 2021.
Workshop Round: Fall/Winter
Workshop Duration: December 14, 2020–April 2, 2021
Grants for Artists and Arts Organizations
New York City artists and arts organizations can apply for funding to produce arts programs for young people in partnership with Neighborhood Opportunity Networks (NeONs), which connect residents to opportunities, resources, and services in their neighborhoods. All artists and arts organizations are chosen by local stakeholders.
Application Deadline: Applications for the spring session are now closed. Check back later for information on future workshops.
Workshop Round: Spring Workshop
Duration: May–August, 2021