Sokoloff Arts (501c3) is an emerging cultural institution providing inspired space, hi-tech production resources, and financial support for cutting edge events in all sectors of The Arts, Corporate, Civic, and Cultural life in New York City. Sokoloff Arts works to provide viable and safe space to congregate, strives to promote cross-cultural community engagement, and blends the arts and business to create sustainable solutions to social and financial inequalities.
We assist young creators with not only space, but resource generation, production, and community.
For 5 years, Sokoloff Arts has provided spaces to congregate at it's first location, Loft227. To address the overwhelming demand for hi-tech and flexible performance and event space in New York City, Sokoloff Arts is now building Town Stages.
WHAT WE DO
As Executive Director of Loft227, Robin Sokoloff has grown the organization to encompass 20,000 emerging artists, entrepreneurs, and their supporters, with an emphasis on the advancement of young women, minorities, and LGBTQ voices. For over 5 years, Sokoloff has leveraged her space to donate over $215,000 each year in sponsorship, rehearsal hours, and production dollars to the best and brightest innovators New York City has to offer. Robin and her team have supported over 600 live events in under 5 years, directly creating jobs for over 54 local freelance artists, and enabling an additional 1,800 freelance supporting jobs for various organizations and events. In all, Loft227 has seen over 70,000 unique visitors through it’s doors.