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CRAYONS….lots of them!

DONOR SPOTLIGHT: David Stark Design and Production Since 2008, David Stark Design and Production has been donating some of the most inspiring, imaginative and useful donations to MFTA. From feathers, fabric and faux flowers, to glitter, sand and bales of … Continue reading

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Thank you, June donors!

At MFTA, donations make our world go round! We received (literally) tons of donations this month. Here are just a few of the generous donors who gave us all kinds of great items in June: We are glad that Patricia … Continue reading

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Going green with the Durst Organization

City & State has a great article today about the Durst Organization and their efforts to green their offices by recycling, reusing, and composting.  The article follows the journey of one Starbucks coffee cup collected from an office in the new … Continue reading

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The First Lunch & Learn at MFTA

Last Friday, March 23, we hosted our first Lunch & Learn here at MFTA. While we have always offered tours to interested visitors, we decided to create an event specifically for our materials donors. As our donors are very generous, … Continue reading

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Thank you to our donors, from the teachers of New York

Last week a teacher from PS 299 gave us this wonderful display made by the students at her school. With the materials from the warehouse, they created displays and artwork for their Multicultural Day. They used craft items for the … Continue reading

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Featured Donor: Martha Stewart Crafts Dept

Just yesterday, Laura Kaesshaefer from the Crafts Dept at Martha Stewart wrote about Materials for the Arts  on their blog! They have donated to us for years and we pick up boxes of craft items, art supplies and paints from their craft room … Continue reading

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Featured Donor: Film Biz Recycling

Eva Radke, the founder and President of Film Biz Recyling had this to say about her amazing Brooklyn based organization: “Film Biz Recycling is a not for profit creative reuse center that uses in-kind donations from NYC’s theater and film … Continue reading

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Featured Donor: Mr. Popper’s Penguins

I just saw the trailer for Mr. Popper’s Penguins and thought of MFTA! They donated truckloads of set props and furniture to us back in January. Thank you to all our donors from 20th Century Fox for thinking of Materials … Continue reading

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Where to donate the rest of your stuff

We always hope that you can donate to Materials for the Arts but if you’re far from us or you have items that MFTA cannot accept, here are some alternative solutions. Woman’s Day magazine, who’s a frequent donor of MFTA wrote … Continue reading

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Film Biz is moving to Brooklyn

Shop at Film Biz to get your holiday gifts! They are moving from their previous home in Long Island City to their new location on 540 President Street. Check out their opening event for great treasures.         … Continue reading

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