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Make puppets this weekend at Society of Illustrators

This Saturday, December 3, at 1pm, we will be hosting a puppet making workshop with Melissa Sweet at Society of Illustrators, a recipient and donor organization. Participants will learn how to make puppets by reusing the kinds of materials commonly … Continue reading

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Collagen lips, Jersey Shore bodies and Laura Bush?

One of my favorite projects we do with student groups at MFTA is “arrow puppets.” Students look at examples of collage and then try their hand at creating one on a file folder that has been cut into quarters. They … Continue reading

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Waste Management helps Growing Up Green make art at MFTA

Teachers from the extraordinary Growing Up Green Charter School (an MFTA recipient) visited our studio classrooms yesterday for a professional development workshop. Through the support of Waste Management, teaching artists will be working with the teachers and students at the … Continue reading

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Puppets at East River Community Center with Jennifer Wade

One of our teaching artists, Jennifer Wade, made puppets with her students at East River Community Center. It’s always great to see art made from materials found at our warehouse.  These images are from an MFTA residency program. Click here … Continue reading

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PS 88 X making puppets in our classroom

Students from PS 88 from the Bronx are here right now making puppets in our classroom. Susan Anderson, one of our teaching artists is leading the class. And here are some pictures of them learning how to make reuse art. … Continue reading

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Recipient Spotlight: Brooklyn Art Department’s “Wake Up, You’re Dead” opens this Friday

We’re excited to read about MFTA recipient Aaron Haskell’s play in Time Out New York.  The play opens this Friday, October 29th at 10 pm at La Mama Experimental Theater Club (74A East 4th St between Bowery and 2nd Ave) … Continue reading

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