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Salvaged Sounds Jam Session with Louie Miranda

The coolest place to be in NYC last night was not the rink at Rock Center or the Ear Bar in Tribeca. It was the art studio at Materials for the Arts for our monthly Third Thursday open studio. Last … Continue reading

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Art and reuse at CCNS Glenwood Senior Center

Janelle St. Hill, Program Manager at Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services‘ Glenwood Senior Center, recently sent us pictures of some fantastic projects created by local seniors. An MFTA recipient since 2009, the center offers a variety of resources to seniors in … Continue reading

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Maple Grove: Not just a cemetery!

Ever think you’d be able to see a puppet show in a cemetery? At Maple Grove Cemetery you can do just that, and more. Earlier this week, Carl Ballenas at Friends of Maple Grove (an MFTA recipient since 2009) in … Continue reading

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MFTA: Connected to the Olympics

Here at MFTA, we are connected to lots of things, but did you know that the Olympics is one of them? Lia Neal, the 17-year-old daughter of MFTA recipient Nuyorican Poets Café Artistic Theatre Director/Chairman of the Board of Directors, Rome Neal, won … Continue reading

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Franklin Furnace is on a mission

“On a mission to make the world safe for avant-garde art” is the motto of one of our recipients, Franklin Furnace. And on a mission they are! MFTA recipients for more than 18 years and donors even longer (since 1993), … Continue reading

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