Puffin Supports The Campus Election Engagement Project

January 2, 2020

With the caucuses and primaries fast approaching check out the Campus Election Engagement Project’s guides to the Presidential primaries and caucuses. Puffin is proud to support their work to educate & engage students in the political process across the country. Visit their Read More

Open MIc Cancelled

December 12, 2019

Dear Friends, Tomorrow’s Open Mic event with Toney Jackson is cancelled due to emergency cleanup and repairs required in our facilities. The event will be rescheduled in the near future. Thank you for your continued support in our mission to engage in the arts, to educate the public, and to Read More

How the Labor Union Built New York

December 11, 2019

A great review that really deepens the reader’s understanding of the role organized labor has played in New York. Take a read about this Puffin Sponsored exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York. Peter Hopkins’s Riot at Union Square, 1947. (Courtesy of the Museum of the City Read More

Happy Thanksgiving from Puffin

November 26, 2019

The Puffin Foundation & Cultural Forum wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving. We’re thankful for your continued supports of the arts and activism! Our offices will be closed for the weekend staring Thursday and reopening Read More

St. Petersburg Ensemble Cancelled

November 19, 2019

Dear Puffin Friends, we are sorry to announce that the St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble will not be able to perform on Friday, December 6. Their visas were denied for unexplained reasons and their entire US Tour has been cancelled. Thank you for your continuing support of arts and Read More

Younger Americans are getting a bad deal. How?

October 18, 2019

Read all about it in this NY Times article by Astra Taylor.  She’s a Puffin Foundation/Economic Hardship Reporting Project Fellow. Evan Hunt, 9, argued for lowering the voting age at a city council hearing in Hyattsville, Md., in 2015. Jabin Botsford/The New York Read More

State of Flux Opening- POSTPONED

September 26, 2019

The Opening event for State of Flux scheduled for Friday 9/27 will be postponed. Updated Opening date will be announced as soon as possible! Thank you for your Read More

Another Great Review of the Puffin-Supported Exhibit City of Workers at the Museum of the City of New York

September 17, 2019

The exhibition City of Workers, City of Struggle: How Labor Movements Changed New York, mounted at the Museum of the City of New York, does almost everything it needs to do in telling the story of a critical mass movement that microcosmically mirrors the large forces that have shaped the Read More

Puffin is proud to support the Economic Hardship Reporting Project

September 10, 2019

The voices of the poor, marginalized and financially struggling are rarely heard in the mainstream media. Puffin is proud to support the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and articles like these: Read More

Review: New York City’s labor history at the Museum of the City of New York

September 8, 2019

The New York Times and In These Times agree. Check out their reviews of the Puffin sponsored exhibit on New York City’s labor history at the Museum of the City of New York. Labor Day Art Guide: Summer Shows to See Before They Close (NY Times)   A Worker’s Place Read More