The Business of Art

Financially burdened, nonprofit institutions struggle to make dreams come true

ending in May.

Despite the difficulties these organizations have faced, they continue to persevere. The founders of these institutions were brave enough to take the steps necessary to save their organizations, even when it meant relinquishing responsibilities.

Knowing when and how to surrender po
wer is the ultimate lesson in the business of fine art. “I think that if we have survived all of this, there is very little that we can’t do,” Mitchell says. “It is kind of awe-inspiring when you see someone who had almost nothing and what they did with it. Can you imagine what they could have done if they had something?”

How To Offer Your Support
These black institutions are sustained by corporation and personal donations. If you’d like to help, reach out to them at the following addresses:

The Boys Choir of Harlem
2005 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10035 212-289-1815
www.boyschoirofharlem.org

Dance Theatre of Harlem
466 West 152nd St. New York, NY 10031 212-690-2800
www.dancetheatreofharlem.org

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
The Joan Weill Center for Dance 405 W. 55th St. New York, NY 10019 212-405-9030
www.alvinailey.org

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