2018-01-17 / Features

Record Investment In Arts And Culture



City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer shared his annual report detailing his accomplishments in the past 12 months. Van Bramer has allocated funds investing in our parks, building new schools, making our streets safer for all, standing up for #QueensValues, and increasing funding for arts and culture. This year, the city allocated nearly $130 million for capital improvements for cultural institutions and organizations throughout the city. Council Member Van Bramer said, “Since I have been the Chair of the Committee on Cultural Affairs and Libraries, I am proud that we have invested over $1 billion for capital improvements for our city’s cultural gems.” Van Bramer is seen here celebrating the opening of the new $4.5 million permanent Jim Henson exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image with some of Henson’s beloved characters. City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer shared his annual report detailing his accomplishments in the past 12 months. Van Bramer has allocated funds investing in our parks, building new schools, making our streets safer for all, standing up for #QueensValues, and increasing funding for arts and culture. This year, the city allocated nearly $130 million for capital improvements for cultural institutions and organizations throughout the city. Council Member Van Bramer said, “Since I have been the Chair of the Committee on Cultural Affairs and Libraries, I am proud that we have invested over $1 billion for capital improvements for our city’s cultural gems.” Van Bramer is seen here celebrating the opening of the new $4.5 million permanent Jim Henson exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image with some of Henson’s beloved characters.

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