Author Archives: shannaray

“Tower Records” at Sculpture Center

We had a great time getting folks at Sculpture Center’s LIC Block Party to contribute to these sculptures, “Tower Records.” Although the wind was wailing, the sculptures, made with re-purposed MFTA materials, stood strong all afternoon. Thanks to all who … Continue reading

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Fall Art of Reuse Workshop Series for community-based educators

10-hour Professional Development Series for Community-based Educators Learn to make a variety of art projects by creatively reusing items from the recycling bin and free supplies from Materials for the Arts. During this 10-hour professional development series participants create their … Continue reading

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Back to school is Poppin at MFTA

Thanks to Poppin, we have a huge donation of pens, markers, and tape dispensers – they are a welcome, bright addition to any MFTA recipient’s desk! We have more back-to-school donations featured on our Facebook page!

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Fiber art at its best!

Teachers are hard at work this week creating all kinds of fiber art projects in our Raw Fibers course! They’re weaving on things like CD cases, sequin honey comb, and mesh from the warehouse–they also created their own looms out … Continue reading

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Up to our elbows in pulp – and loving it!

Shanna contributes regularly to our Facebook page, and I’m thrilled that she’s started to blog! She has been with us since October 2011, helping schools and teachers register to receive MFTA supplies, lending a hand during school group visits, and assisting warehouse staff … Continue reading

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