Office of Arts & Special Projects


The OASP website contains a wealth of useful information for arts teachers in New York City public schools. Please browse our website to find information about professional development opportunities, guidelines and resources for arts learning, and cultural exhibitions and performances to experience with your students. Also, you can learn about many more exciting opportunities and initiatives to enhance your work.

For more specific inquiries, please e-mail

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Arts and Students with Disabilities
Explore our new Arts and Students with Disabilities Online Resource Compendium for all content areas

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Professional Development
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Curriculum/Blueprints/Commencement Assessments
Explore our Blueprint pages and find unit plans, curriculum supports, and Commencement Assessment resources for all art disciplines

What's Going On
Find out about NYC arts events for families and students

Enter contests, scholarships and more

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General Resources
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Connect with peers and get professional support

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Contact information for key OASP staff

Office of Arts & Special Projects