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Category Archives: Group Visits
You already know you can donate some of your unwanted items to MFTA, but what do you do with your unwanted and inedible food waste and scrap vegetation? We have one word for you: COMPOST! Let’s face it, to the … Continue reading
Over the summer we received donations from several world renowned NYC institutions. These included The Frick Collection, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Guggenheim Museum and the MoMA. These renowned institutions also happen to be MFTA recipients! In sync … Continue reading
We were thrilled to welcome a group of teenagers participating in MoMA’s Dumpster Diving: Making Art from Found and Scavenged Materials summer program. The Modern, an MFTA recipient since 1996, is one of the best spots in the city to check … Continue reading
Math is all over the airwaves these days as experts talk about the relevancy of algebra and why so many of our students drop out of math classes. At MFTA we love Math. Without numbers, we would not be able … Continue reading
If you have visited the MFTA warehouse in the last two years, you may have seen this fabulous mannequin that was part of the Fashion Center BID’s 2010 Sidewalk Catwalk event. The mannequin’s dress was designed by Jason Wu with materials … Continue reading
Last week we hosted a group of wonderful City Year volunteers for a workshop on reuse. After learning about the resources we offer and a tour, John from MFTA’s Education Center led a discussion on bringing reuse to the classroom through methods … Continue reading
We welcomed a group of students from the Bronx to MFTA yesterday morning. After touring the warehouse and looking in our gallery, the students headed to the studio to create some wonderful collages. See their work after the jump.
Last Friday the recycling team from Queens Vocational and Technical High School visited MFTA to learn about art and reuse. Before their warehouse tour, we discussed how both visual artists and musicians reuse ideas, sounds, and objects in their work–the … Continue reading
While any DOE teacher can register to visit MFTA for supplies, all DOE students can get a unique glimpse at New York City’s creative reuse center during a group visit program. Led by a teaching artist, each program includes a … Continue reading
Yesterday a show of Rashaad Newsome’s collages, sculpture, video and installations opened at Marlborough Gallery’s Chelsea location. While Newsome’s work has been seen around New York, this show, Herald, is his first solo exhibition with the gallery. Newsome appropriates images … Continue reading