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There are many ways to get involved with Hook Arts Media. As a small nonprofit that accomplishes so much throughout the year, we are ever grateful to our many supporters. Look at a few of the options below to find the best fit. If you’re interested in supporting Hook Arts Media in a way that isn’t included below, contact us.



One of the best ways to get involved with Hook Arts Media is to support our work financially. Let’s face it, we live in a world rife with inequality and injustice. We value our ability to help some of the city’s most resilient and vulnerable young people master the resources that put them in line for educational and career advancement. When you donate to Hook Arts Media, you not only support our mission but the thousands of young people we serve. You help us create jobs, produce annual events, and cultivate partnerships that are critical to our community.

Help us support more of NYC's young people!

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We are so grateful to all of the volunteers who help support our work throughout the year. Volunteering is one of the most powerful ways to get involved in our work! You can sign up to volunteer at Red Hook Fest here. We need people for a variety of tasks, and you’re guaranteed to have a great time.

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Work with Us

Each year, we hire multiple roles to support the annual Red Hook Fest. In addition to seasonal festival work, we’re also constantly looking for new, passionate arts educators who can work with the teens and young adults in our programs. You’ll also find administrative positions as they become available.

Work with Us!

Businesses: Get Involved!

Get valuable exposure for your brand while investing in your community. Hook Arts Media’s annual Red Hook Fest is a beloved tradition as well as a powerful marketing opportunity. Review the Red Hook Fest pitch deck below to see how your brand can shine at the festival. If there’s something you have in mind that is not offered, please ask! We want to work with you to create the opportunity that works best for your business.

  • Get Involved with the annual Red Hook Fest

We’ve enjoyed partnerships with many local businesses, including:


Thousands Will See Your Brand

See your brand on Red Hook Fest posters, flyers, ads, and billboards. With a new lineup of NYC’s hottest progressive artists every year, the festival attracts major media outlets in addition to an audience of thousands.

Our Programs Work

Hook Arts Media’s programs are proven to effectively serve the young people who most need it. Our students often confront the realities of social, structural, economic, racist, gender, and even educational inequality. Our programs help these amazing young people gain the skills and resources to compete for opportunities. Your support will not only help us serve more young people but also ensure that they work with some of the city’s best arts and media educators.

Together, We Can Make A Difference

By connecting the power of local businesses with Hook Arts Media’s experience and expertise in youth development, we are able to nurture the growth of young change-makers, in order to build a more just and joyful world.

When you get involved with Hook Arts Media, you align your brand with principles that add value to your brand:

  • Diversity
  • Equality
  • Community
  • Justice
  • Artistic innovation.

What We Do

Hook Arts Media works hard to achieve our vision of a more just and joyful world. In order to accomplish these goals we:

  • Produce festivals that celebrate community and reinvigorate public space. With free entertainment and activities, our events attract diverse audiences. The Red Hook Fest audience has grown 25% in the last 4 years.
  • Place innovative arts and media education programs in schools throughout New York City. (Our programming has increased by over 1000% in the last 10 years).
  • Create and produce award-winning site-specific events that investigate and celebrate urban locales. In 2010 Hook Arts Media won the Certificate of Merit from the Municipal Arts Society Award.

Ready to get involved with Hook Arts Media? For more information contact Martha Bowers, Executive Director at or 718-643-6790 x4. We look forward to working with you!