HueArts NYS Docu-series

In partnership with YouthFX, funded by New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), Museum Hue’s documentary series highlights nine arts organizations across New York State.

This docu-series showcases each art organization’s work and illuminates their impact within their communities. The series stems from the research, findings, and recommendations in the HueArts NYS initiative, which emphasizes the importance of supporting a robust ecosystem of Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian and all People of Color arts organizations. The following videos in the series will be released weekly on Friday’s from May through June 2024.

Southampton African American Museum

The Southampton African American Museum is the East End’s destination for preserving and promoting African American culture. Hear Brenda Simmons, Executive Director and Founder of SAAM, speak about the historic barbershop turned museum and its importance as a cultural landmark.

Teatro Yerbabruja

Meet the team of Teatro Yerbabruja, an arts organization based in Bay Shore, New York that uses experimental theater and other art forms as tools for social change, to promote creativity, and to encourage cross cultural civic dialogue. Named for the Yerbabruja plant that grows under any circumstances in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, this theater company harnesses its energy to heal, serve, and to build community across differences.

Hamilton Hill Arts Center

Learn from the team of Hamilton Hill Arts Center(HHAC), an arts organization based in Schenectady, New York that provides exceptional Cultural Arts programming for people of all ages. Hamilton Hill Arts Center is a minority operated and managed organization with programming that serves over 10,000 people a year on and off site. The organization is Schenectady’s only African/African-American Arts Center and the only remaining community center in Hamilton Hill. HHAC was founded in 1968 to address the needs of unsupervised youth in Schenectady’s inner city and the need still exists today.

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