Empowering Artists for Over 30 Years

The Field is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides professional and creative development services to thousands of performing and media artists in New York City and beyond.

Membership & Fiscal Sponsorship
      Fundraising support, in-the-trenches advice from expert staff

        A safe and rigorous space for creative exploration

"The Field has been absolutely essential to my growth as an artist, and I am thrilled to keep finding ways to work with them." -Kelly Girod, Playwright/Executive Director of The Fire This Time Festival

Founded by artists for artists, The Field also responds proactively to sector-wide issues through programs like Activate Equity and the Field Leadership Fund: a fellowship that offers real opportunities, remuneration and access to ambitious artists, arts organizations and arts managers.

News and Links:

  • Our 2016 Annual Report is complete! See what The Field, our Members, and other partners accomplished in our 30th year.
  • To read our recommendations to the Create NYC cultural plan, click here.
  • To learn about Race Forward, and our participation in their training program to improve racial equity in the arts and culture sector, read their press release.