When you dream, what do you see?

We know you have a vision, and we’re here to help make it a reality. If you’re ready for the next stage, let’s take the right steps together.

Pentacle is here for you.

Pentacle’s new venture, nextSteps, was created to help artists like you achieve your dreams.

The right firepower can ignite your vision.

Pentacle’s third-party research, FootPath, shows how artists with solid support can create their own upward spiral and reach new heights, faster.

Knowledge is power.

Pentacle nextSteps is grounded in research and designed for artists of every type. Our goal is to arm you with answers that help you succeed.

Let us help invigorate your inspiration.

As an artist, you’ve set your sights both inward and upward. You have a clear-eyed view of your future, and with the right backing, you are ready to achieve it.

Simple solutions, to complex problems.

Pentacle nextSteps has created a series of common templates to make your daily life as an artist easier.

Need more? Chat with us.

Sometimes, a quick conversation solves issues more easily. With nextSteps Live Chat, you can get answers to more complex questions – connect with us today!

Answers to your aspirations, all in one place.

Welcome to the gathering place, an encouraging environment where we build bridges and work together to foster the next generation of artists. Reach out today; we are here for you!

Start crafting your ambitions today.

In today’s shifting artistic landscape, you need a nurturing network to help light the way. With the right team in place, you can take the next steps.

Welcome to nextSteps, a new Pentacle initiative offering free administrative support to artists, such as access to back-office resources and research data, downloadable templates, and instant one-on-one assistance through Live Chat!


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Pentacle’s nextSteps is supported, in part, by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Pentacle receives private support for nextSteps from the Booth Ferris Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and the New York Community Trust.

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