Unlock Your Imagination and Creativity

About the Program

Our arts program has been a vehicle for boys and young men to tell their stories in unique ways. Member artists of all levels feel comfortable expressing their creativity and sharing their vision in a non-judgmental space. Through programs like music, theater, mural painting, photography and digital art, , BCNY members acquire tools to create with passion and confidence.

Activities include:

  • Animation
  • Clubhouse Yearbook
  • Comic Book Design
  • Cultural Arts
  • Dance
  • Photography
  • Drama
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Graphic Design
  • Studio Arts
  • Sensory Art
  • Mural Painting
  • Music Production
  • Oral History with The Apollo
  • 3-D Printing
  • Small-Group Musical Instruction: Drums, Guitar, Violin, and Woodwinds.
  • Soundtrack Production with The Apollo
  • Artivism and Mural Painting

“Members cultivate skills to tell their stories and learn to appreciate the stories of others. I have watched talents and knowledge bloom alongside bonds and friendship.”

Karina Carrato, Art Director

Community Spotlight

“I really wanted to learn to play piano because I always loved listening to music, tv shows, and movies with piano. Now here is my chance to learn at BCNY.”

Christopher, BCNY Member

“At BCNY, I discovered I really love art, dance and film. Karina encouraged me along the way and now I attend Art and Design High School and intern at The Museum of the Moving Image.”

Isaiah, BCNY Member