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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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Helping misanthropes at MFTA

Sheryl from the Hudson Guild Theatre Company shared this photo of their set of The Hip Hop Misanthrope, which opened in February. Sheryl had this to say of her experience with MFTA: We are very grateful for everything we received and want to … Continue reading

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A glimpse into different lives with The Superintendent’s Keys

During drop off hours last week, one individual came and donated materials he had previously received from MFTA, as well as other items he had collected. David came to the warehouse last year for a project with Lower Manhattan Cultural … Continue reading

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Cowboys, suicides, and toads from Monk Parrots

These pictures were sent over by Luke from Monk Parrots of productions using lighting and furniture from the warehouse. The first is from a show entitled Gay Rodeo By-Laws, a performance bordering on site-specific installation. Loosely inspired by the poetic-documentary style of … Continue reading

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Upcoming events at Micro Museum

Micro Museum, an organization I profiled before, sent some information about upcoming events that are worth looking into. The first event is next Thursday, September 29 from 5PM – 10PM. It’s called Micro Museum XXV OMG! and celebrates 25 years of … Continue reading

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Fake marble at Socrates Sculpture Park

John, the director of our Education Center, took this photo over the weekend at member organization Socrates Sculpture Park. The work, entitled “Marbelous,” is by artist Hong Seon Jang who used quite a number of tables and desks from the … Continue reading

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Filing Cabinet Makeovers

We have many many filing cabinets in the back of the warehouse. Take one and do this project with your students. It’s pretty AND you can use it to store your files or use it to plant a small garden. Link … Continue reading

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Stage set idea for theater groups

Erin Woodward of Sutton Grace, created this play kitchen out of an old entertainment center. We have a couple of entertainment centers, sinks, fabric, and house paint all available in our warehouse so you can make this for your theater … Continue reading

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Recipient Spotlight: Principal Harris at PS 290 in Queens

Despite our name Materials for the Arts distributes more than just art supplies: PS 290 in Queens received furniture for their principal’s office from AECOM‘s generous donation. Arts non-profits and public schools don’t need to spend money on office furniture, … Continue reading

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Nice BIG Conference Table Available

BIG Conference Table Available! This conference table measures 10’x15′ and is made of stainless steel and wood. Data & microphone connections & outlets are all built into the table. This is a really nice piece for an organization looking for nice … Continue reading

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