92Y launches Teen Producers, the first arts fellowship of its kind. This career-exploration and mentorship program offers New York City public high school juniors the opportunity to learn about arts-related careers, grants them access to leaders from arts organizations, creates networking opportunities and gives them hands-on experience in arts production.
The 92Y artists’ residency initiative expands with the launch of the first Jewelry Center residency — the first of its kind in New York City. Daring 29-year-old Swedish jeweler Göran Kling is the first recipient.
In collaboration with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), 92Y launches the first annual #GlobalDayofClay, an initiative that leverages the power of social media and technology to create the first worldwide conversation about ceramics in all its forms — engaging ceramicists, artists, academics and everyday pottery lovers. Over a million people participate, from Canada, the UK, India, Sweden, Spain, Italy, Guatemala and elsewhere.
92Y’s Grandparents Center opens and begins offering classes, workshops and activities. Developed and run by the team that has led the Parenting Center for nearly 40 years, it furthers 92Y’s commitment to supporting New York City families through every age and stage.
#GivingTuesday marks its fifth anniversary, making its greatest impact ever: 2.4 million charitable gifts from more than 150 countries worldwide, totaling over $300 million raised online.
92Y announces an ambitious capital campaign to transform its physical space and update its facilities for the 21st century.