Howl! Happening Closed Until Further Notice

The safety of our guests and our community is our top priority. While the number of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases in NYC remains small, we are carefully monitoring this issue and taking measures for all of us to stay healthy.

Home Space as Maker Space for Grounding and Healing in Uncertain Times

These responses reflect how members of the Howl community have participated in online spaces to keep the spirit of our art education programs alive. “In March, I was hospitalized with Covid-19. The Isolation Station was just starting. Organized by Cynthia Powell, me, and some other folks, Darke Attoms, etc. The main idea [was] to create an image … Continued


There Is Someplace to Go When You Can’t Go Anywhere “We’re in a situation. Got somethin’ to say?” With this simple phrase, Howl Arts opened the door to community-created programming streaming 24/7 on the homepage. Since the instigation of social isolation, artists, writers, poets, filmmakers, dancers, and even the Disappointed Carrot have created original content … Continued


Creative Art Activities in a Time of Social Isolation Feeling overwhelmed by the current COVID-19 crisis? Bored at home and already completed your Netflix cue in two weeks? Need a break from the never-ending news cycle? Want a focus that’s fun and creative? #HowlAtHome is for you! We’re putting together arts activities, inspired by the Vega … Continued

2019 Howl Arts Inc. Annual Report

Howl Arts Inc. is excited to share our 2019 Annual Report. Throughout 2019, Howl expanded to offer more for the community—reaching a larger and more diverse audience, developing and launching new programs unlike any others offered in downtown New York, and continuing to champion and reveal currents in the culture and counterculture that flourish on … Continued

‘Unfolding Lee Quiñones and Ori Carino’ Essay by Cary Abrams

Exhibition curated by Carlo McCormick       Spring/Break Art Show 2020 From Unfolding by Lee Quiñones and Ori Carino   Howl Arts recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. Named to honor Allen Ginsberg’s epic poem, his clarion call against what he believed to be a narrow, stultifying 50s American culture, Howl Arts has become a … Continued

‘Jane Dickson: Times Square Revisited’ By Carlo McCormick

It was called the Tenderloin, not for any array of fancy steakhouses but because in a society of graft and corruption it offered the choicest cuts. Populated by pimps, prostitutes, chicken hawks, hustlers, and all manner of predators, Times Square, New York City, was in its way a kind of meat market, catering to a … Continued