These are some of the people who were documented through the NYSCA-New York Folklore Upstate Regional Initiative, which is a NYSCA Folk Arts Initiative that provides folklife documentation and programming initiatives in areas that are under-served by the
Credit:New York Folklore
A series of virtual programs during the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020
Credit:Brooklyn Arts Council
The Brooklyn Folk Arts & Artists Series spotlights Brooklyn's immigrant communities historically underrepresented by cultural institutions.
Credit:Brooklyn Public Library
Lullabies of New York (CFLNY) will document traditional lullabies throughout New York City
This notion that “all Jains are Gujaratis” is overshadowing the true representation of who Jains are and the religion Jainism. As part of Brooklyn Arts Council's Citizen Folklife initiative, Smrita Jain does fieldwork in order clear up this misconception.
A permanent trail of artful signage that highlights the personal stories, histories, and traditions of Woodcleft Canal, also known as the Nautical Mile
Continuing Traditions in Northeastern Indian Beadwork exhibit at the Castellani Art Museum