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New York City Department of Cultural Affairs


New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

Department of Cultural Affairs
Department overview
Jurisdiction New York City
Headquarters 31 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007[1]
Department executive
Key document
Website /

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) is the department of the

External links

  1. ^ "Contact Cultural Affairs - NYC Department of Cultural Affairs". 
  2. ^ New York City Charter § 2501; "There shall be a department of cultural affairs, the head of which shall be the commissioner of cultural affairs."
  3. ^ "New York City Department of Cultural Affairs". New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 2010-02-28. 
  4. ^ New York Times, "Museum Director to Be Commissioner of Cultural Affairs." April 6, 2014


On April 7, 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Tom Finkelpearl, former president and executive director of the Queens Museum, as the new DCLA Commissioner, "putting Mr. Finkelpearl in charge of a $156 million budget and making him the point person on the arts for a city widely considered the cultural capital of the world."[4]

Its programs include New York City Rules.


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