August 2, 2013 //

Literary and visual arts: a dynamic duo at Glen Flora Elementary

What’s better than a poetry book? A poetry book with pictures, of course! Fourth and fifth graders at Glen Flora Elementary showed off their skills in the written AND visual …

July 16, 2013 //

Caldwell & Buckingham don’t just THINK they can dance – they know it!

Two residencies, two genres of dance, one teaching artist: Kim Schomburg has been busy the past several months teaching students at Caldwell Elementary School and Buckingham Special Education Center how …

July 2, 2013 //

Staff Q&As Continue! Meet Educational Programs Manager, Britton Bertran

It’s July (already? Seriously?), the sun is shining and class is out, but, as always, our UG staff is hard at work developing inspirational and meaningful arts programs for schools …


Moves & Grooves at Whittier – check out music/dance video!

It’s no secret that rhythmic talent abounds at one of our awesome community schools, Whittier Elementary on the Lower West Side, and this video definitely proves it! Students there got …

June 11, 2013 //

“I Am the Star of My Life:” Mt. Vernon Elementary gets personal through poetry

Students at Mt. Vernon Elementary School definitely have some literary chops – and what better way to show them off than through a compilation poetry book? Created with the help …

June 4, 2013 //

Welcome back, Ellie! A staff Q&A with Urban Gateways’ Executive Assistant

We’re continuing our staff interview series with the friendliest Executive Assistant you could ever meet, Ellie O’Hagan. After a month overseas visiting her son and adorable new granddaughter, Ellie has …

May 16, 2013 //

Ovadya: Rocking for Arts this Saturday!

Summer’s just around the corner, and we’re turning up the A/C and the tunes in preparation for ROCK for Arts this Saturday at Reggie’s Rock Club. Jamming bands, complimentary happy …