Creative Capital Carnival 2022 - Artist Party of the Year

Creative Capital Carnival

Artist Gathering

June 22–23, 2023
New York City

Registration is now closed. All events were first-come, first-served.
Change in plans or questions? [email protected]

Artist Project Screening + Reception
Thursday, June 22,
Metrograph Theater
7 Ludlow St

Program Details
12–1PM: Check in, meet + greet, with light refreshments
1–3PM: Project video screening
3–4:30PM: Reception with cocktails + bites

Experience 45 original artist videos showcasing 2023 Grantee Performing Arts, Literature, and Technology projects. Watch the videos here. 

Cruise + Dance Party
Thursday, June 22, 6–10PM

Circle Line Pier 83
West 43rd St and 12th Ave
DJ Quiana Parks
(Dockside drinks on the boat from 6–8PM, boat departs at 8PM sharp)

Program Details
6–8PM: Dockside drinks on the boat (guests can arrive/depart before 8PM)
8PM: Boat departs for cruise and dance party
10PM: Boat returns to dock

Celebrate the Creative Capital community of artists, industry professionals, patrons, and friends with a boat cruise around the Statue of Liberty, drinks, music, and dancing.

Creative Capital Open House
Friday, June 23, 12-2PM
15 Maiden Lane, 18th Floor

Program Details
Informal gathering with awardees and staff with light refreshments. Dr. Aliza Shvarts, Director of Artist Initiatives, will provide an overview of our artist services and new Curriculum.

Watch the Artist Project Videos

Technology: Paula Gaetano Adi, Indira Allegra, Katherine Behar, Caitlin Berrigan, Cezanne Charles & John Marshall, Bang Geul Han, Brian House, Sam Lavigne & Tega Brain, Eto Otitigbe, Michael DiCarlo, & Amanda Kerdahi

Theater & Multidisciplinary: Ron Athey, Liz Ferrer & Bow Ty, Ain Gordon, Samar Haddad King, Aaron Landsman, Ethan Lipton, Kimi Maeda, Julie Atlas Muz & Mat Fraser, Heather Raffo, Hilari Scarl

Dance: Solo Badolo & Jacob Bamogo, Stefanie Batten Bland, Sidra Bell & Immanuel Wilkins, Yanira Castro, Ximena Garnica & Shige Moriya, Laurel Lawson & Sydney Skybetter, Rashaun Mitchell & Silas Riener, Prumsodun Ok, Jasmine Orpilla, Mariana Valencia

Jazz & Music: Jaimeo Brown, Frumiesha Brown, Jaleel Shaw, & Chris Sholar, Terri Lyne Carrington, Brent Michael Davids, Terry Jenoure, Kassa Overall

Literature: Brea Baker, Emily Bass, Kristin Leong, Trisha Low, heidi andrea restrepo rhodes & Tala Khanmalek, Laurie Sheck, Pamela Sneed, Meredith Talusan, Joe Whittle


Become a Member

Want to come to the in-person Creative Capital Carnival? Join as a Creative Capital Member by June 15, 2023 to receive an invitation.

If you have questions about VIP programming, please contact [email protected]

Artist Project Screening

Online Premiere

Experience 40+ original artist videos showcasing 2023 Grantee Performing Arts, Literature, and Technology projects. Watch the Artist Project Videos here. 

More Event Info

Our preferred hotel partner, The PUBLIC is offering a Creative Capital group a rate of $369 per night; select Queen Hi-floor room type and use code “CCVIP” for discount. Sheraton Midtown West offers rooms starting at $218. Reserve here.

All attendees are responsible for their own transportation.

Metrograph: All videos will have open captions. ASL interpreters will be available. The Metrograph is accessible. Seating for guests who use wheelchairs is available in both theaters, and the commissary on the second floor is accessible via both stairs and an elevator. 

The Circle Line: The boat is wheelchair accessible on the first level where there is an ADA compliant bathroom. There will be food and drinks on the first floor. The second level is reached by stairs only. 

Creative Capital HQ: The offices are accessible by elevator and have an ADA compliant bathroom.

Please be in touch if you have any questions related to accessibility or specific needs: [email protected].

Guests are responsible for their own transportation between locations. There are several routes from the Metrograph to the Circle Line Pier 83 using public transportation:

  1. Take the F train from East Broadway to 42 St–Bryant Park Station.
    Transfer to the M42 bus at W 42 St & 6 Av; disembark at 12 Av/W 42 St
    Total travel time: ~41 mins. This route is not wheelchair accessible.
  2. Take the M15 Bus from Pike Street & Division Street to 1 Av/Mitchell Pl
    Transfer to the M50 Bus at 49 St/1 Av; disembark the M50 at 12 Av/W 42 St
    Total travel time: ~1 hr. 15 mins. This route is wheelchair accessible.
  3. Take the 6 train from Canal St to Grand Central – 42 St
    Transfer to the M42 bus at 42 Street & Lexington Avenue; disembark at 12 Av/W 42 St
    Total travel time: ~54 mins. This route is wheelchair accessible.

Event details are subject to change. Your health and safety is our top priority. We recommend all those attending the event be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Metrograph event is indoors and the dinner and the Circle Line have open air and covered spaces throughout.

Age Requirements
This event is for guests 21 and older.

Additional Guests
This event is at capacity. Please email [email protected] if you have questions.

Travel Expenses
Attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses. Grantees may use their remaining Creative Capital grant funds for travel expenses.


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