Tag Archives: MFTA Third Thursdays

Third Thursday: Wind Mill Making with Gregory VandeHey

Third Thursday Open Studio Workshop Wind Mill Making with Gregory VandeHey Every third Thursday of the month, Materials for the Arts hosts a free evening of artmaking and cocktails. This month come and make a personalized windmill with unusual supplies … Continue reading

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Salvaged Sounds – DIY instrument making and jam session at MFTA

Join featured artist and musician Louie Miranda to create salvaged sounds and handmade instruments during this open studio night at Materials for the Arts. Make your own instrument to explore the tones, timbres, and tempos that can be evoked with … Continue reading

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Post-Apocalyptic Embroidery: Not Your Grandma’s Craft Circle (free workshop)

Learn the traditional art of embroidery in today’s high-tech world though the communication medium we know best– text messages. In this two hour workshop, we will learn how to sew basic embroidery stitches. Then, using this distinctly slow and analog … Continue reading

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Third Thursday: Bookmaking & Artists’ Books Workshop

Third Thursday Open Studio Workshop Bookmaking & Artists’ Books with Joy Suarez Thursday, September 20, 6 – 8 pm Learn to make a variety of books using everyday items and fabulous MFTA supplies in this workshop with our Master Teaching … Continue reading

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Third Thursday: Easy Abstraction Workshop

Third Thursday: Easy Abstraction Workshop Free. Thursday, August 16, 6-8 pm Join Joy Suarez at Materials for the Arts to learn an easy and fun technique that uses items from the medicine cabinet and the kitchen pantry to create stunning … Continue reading

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Wet Wool: Photos from our Felting and Fiber Arts Workshop

We were thrilled to welcome fiber artists Beth Goldowitz and Sascha Ascher to lead our Felting and Fiber Arts Workshop last week! The workshop was extremely popular and filled to capacity within days of listing it online. Goldowitz and Ascher, … Continue reading

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Third Thursdays: Animation Dance Party video

We thank the participants in April’s Third Thursday open studio workshop and Gregory VandeHey of MFTA recipient Free Style Arts Association

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Third Thursdays: DIY Fashion Extravaganza workshop with Culture Push’s Michael DiPietro!

Visitors to MFTA since late March have been greeted by a fierce warrior decked out in upcycled fashion. The warrior, a mannequin donated to MFTA by Barneys, shows off fashion created in collaborative workshops led by Michael DiPietro. We are … Continue reading

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This Third Thursday: Animation Dance Party

It is already the third week of the month, which means it is time for the next Third Thursday here at MFTA. This Thursday join us for our next installment: Animation Dance Party Thursday, April 19, from 7-9 pm: First, … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Collage: The next open studio workshop at MFTA

Following the success of last month’s Found Object Sculpture Workshop, we are pleased to offer the next installment in our Third Thursday open studios program: Mixed-Media Collage Workshop with featured artist Chase Carlisle, Thursday, March 14, from 7-9 pm Use traditional … Continue reading

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