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KODA is a nonprofit arts organization based in New York dedicated to mid-career artists of diverse backgrounds. We grant residencies to allow for experimentation and facilitate creative projects through strategic partnerships with socially engaged businesses. We are the go-to thinking spot and serve the community through exhibitions of contemporary art, events and outreach to strengthen art education.

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Residencies and exhibitions

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Programs and education



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Kickstarter for Hidemi Takagi's exhibition catalogue
Tue, Oct 13
Kickstarter Campaign
Oct 13, 7:00 AM – Nov 13, 11:55 PM
Kickstarter Campaign
Support our Kickstarter campaign to publish the exhibition catalogue with essays featuring three community-based photography projects developed in Brooklyn by artist Hidemi Takagi.
Panel: Womanhood and Women’s Rights
Wed, Oct 21
Zoom Webinar
Oct 21, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Zoom Webinar
Panel discussion led by sociology professor Ginetta Candelario with artist Lina Puerta, artist Elia Alba, and art historian Tatiana Reinoza.
Leaders' Event for Nature & People
Mon, Sep 28
Online Event
Sep 28, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT
Online Event
KODA coordinated the artists interludes at the occasion of this event gathering Heads of State and Government & other leaders to support action for Nature.
Artist Talk: Kenseth Armstead
Wed, Sep 23
Sep 23, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunchtime artist talk with conceptual artist Kenseth Armstead and curator Kendal Henry. Armstead’s new public artwork Boulevard of African Monarchs celebrates the legacy of African excellence in America. The installation is presented by the MGPA & NYC DOT Art, and supported by NYSCA and NYFA.
ArtTable: Klaudia Ofwona Draber
Wed, Sep 02
Sep 02, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
This week we’ll hear from Klaudia Ofwona Draber is the Executive Director and Curator at ​​KODA, on residency building and supporting the work of artists. KODA’s focus is on supporting the professional and artistic growth of mid-career artists, who create conceptual and social justice related work.
Hidemi Takagi: Stories
Sat, Feb 15
Feb 15, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST
FiveMyles, 558 St Johns Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
Artist reception celebrating the exhibition "Stories" by Hidemi Takagi, presenting Brooklyn residents’ hyper-saturated portraits inspired by pop culture.
Night of DanceBands
Thu, Feb 13
Feb 13, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EST
FiveMyles, 558 St Johns Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
DanceBands are artistic rituals that can transform space, expand time, and engender deep emotional response.
Professional Development for Artists
Tue, Feb 11
Feb 11, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
FiveMyles, 558 St Johns Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
Community building and business bootcamp. Artists are invited to participate in shaping the program of the organization and benefit from insightful and practical seminars by Patton Hindle, Kenseth Armstead and Dread Scott. Event hosted by Sheetal Prajapati.
IFPDA Young Collectors Cocktails x ArtTable MeetAT
Thu, Oct 24
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Oct 24, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001, USA
Register via ArtTable: or Register via IFPDA:

“...a truly great person has a profound curiosity about the world and the people in it, an interest that encompasses everything and everyone. Real curiosity, I now know, doesn't leave much room for judgement.”

Marcia Tucker, the Founder of the New Museum

Brooklyn, NY 11216

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