Tag Archives: NYC

Daring to do more

It is always great when people we know are publicly recognized by the press and media outlets for their good work. That happened about two weeks when the NY Times did a piece on our friend and Friends of Materials … Continue reading

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Hypnotized at Grand Central Station

Today we took an early lunch and headed over to Grand Central to see Nick Cave’s amazing performance piece – Heard NY.  This combines all of our favorite art forms – dance, visual art, music, site specific performance art, creative material … Continue reading

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Making Room for Creativity

CUP (Center for Urban Pedagogy), an MFTA member since 2005, is known for their “Urban Investigations” — experiential semester-long projects with public high school students, where they give students the tools to investigate their own communities and use art and … Continue reading

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Reuse & Create: Spring 2013 art workshops at MFTA

Learn to excite students and families through art while engaging everyone in hands-on learning! During these studio workshops, participants learn art projects that can be easily and inexpensively realized at schools and community centers. SERIES DISCOUNT: The four workshops below … Continue reading

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New start date for Paper: From Pulp to Fiction is November 10

Due to the storm, we have rescheduled the first session of our P credit course Paper: From Pulp to Fiction. The original start date, Saturday, November 3, has been moved to the following Saturday, November 10. The course meets for … Continue reading

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Paper: From Pulp to Fiction, our P credit course for teachers starts next Saturday!

Paper: From Pulp to Fiction In-depth Paper Course Starts Saturday, November 10 (Rescheduled from November 3 start date) This course explores the history, production, and uses of paper with connections in social studies, science, math, and language arts. Participants will … Continue reading

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HAI combats bullying through the arts

HAI Education Showcase at the HAI Loft – Tuesday, October 16, 2012 from 4 to 6 pm 548 Broadway, New York, NY (Between Prince & Spring Streets) Learn more about HAI’s signature anti-bullying methods and programs in the areas of … Continue reading

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TEACHERS: Learn to compost in the classroom tomorrow at BBG

Teacher Workshop: Worm Composting in the Classroom Wednesday, October 3, 6 – 9 pm at Brooklyn Botanic Garden Working with worms in the classroom is a great hands-on way to teach ecology, recycling, and gardening. Learn how to set up … Continue reading

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Masked!

Marvelous! Mask-making Workshop with Joy Suarez Repurpose a variety of surprising materials to make fabulous masks in this workshop with our Master Teaching Artist Joy Suarez. Prepare for fall fun or create a fantastic mask for MFTA’s Masked Marvelous Cocktail … Continue reading

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Great news from Chase Community Giving!

Thank You! Following up on our post to Facebook last Friday, we have received word from Chase Community Giving that we are recipients of a $10,000 grant! We are deeply grateful to all of our supporters and especially to our … Continue reading

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