• Youth Transforming Communities

    Since 1968: CITYarts brings young people and professional artists together to create public art. Through this creative process, CITYarts empowers youth and connects children locally and around the world to become active participants in transforming communities.

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the West Side Neighborhood Commons

    When: Wednesday, October 29th at 4:00 P.M.
    Where: West Side Neighborhood Commons:
    696 Amsterdam Avenue (between 93rd and 94th Streets)

    What: In collaboration with Strycker’s Bay Neighborhood Council and The DOME Project, this summer CITYarts ran a series of arts workshops for youth at the WSNC and DOME exploring themes of community identity and participants’ aspirations and dreams. These ideas, expressed through drawings, were incorporated into a large-scale mural, which participating youth helped to paint, outside the DeHostos Community Center. Join us to celebrate our youth and their beautiful contribution to transforming their community. With special thanks to Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer, who supported this project from its inception.

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  • A Toast To Peace

    CITYarts Peace Wall
    Address: Grosse Hamburger Str. 25
    Berlin, Germany
    Rain or Shine!
    RSVP to info@cityarts.org


    What does peace look like to you? Ask our children. That is exactly what CITYarts did. We engaged children around the globe, enabling them to share their visions and hopes for a future of peace. What emerged was this Mosaic Peace Wall. This artistic offering expresses the vision of students from twelve schools in Berlin and youth organizations, representing 62 countries.

    Our youth, in concert with artists and volunteers, translated their creative voices into Pieces for Peace artworks. Their painted tiles were assembled into this Mosaic Peace Wall.

    My belief is that when kids create, they do not destroy. This wall serves as an inspiration for the world's youth to lead the way to an enduring world peace.

    Tsipi Ben-Haim, Executive and Creative Director of CITYarts





  • Peace Wall - Berlin

    “CITYarts’ Berlin Mosaic Peace Wall brings together the visions of youth from twelve schools and youth organizations in Berlin, representing voices from 62 countries around the world.”

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  • CELEBRATING 46TH ANNIVERSARY

    Making a difference through the arts

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