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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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DIY with Harriet Taub

Nowadays it’s easy to find DIY goods and community driven art collectives on any number of social media sites and in trendy boutiques. Back in the 60’s and 70’s, DIY appeared in the form of Better Homes & Gardens and … Continue reading

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Vital Theatre presents “Show Way”

The Vital Theatre, an MFTA recipient since 2001, presents Show Way, a musical that traces a family’s history, and the contours of a culture, through quilting. In Show Way, Toshi Georgiana looks for a beloved family heirloom. As she searches, … Continue reading

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Give your classroom a Creative Infusion with MFTA’s P Credit course for teachers

Creative Infusion: Art & Reuse in the Classroom Introduction to Project Based Learning | Starts Saturday, April 27 Learn the basics of differentiating instruction by integrating creative projects into all content areas. With the guidance of MFTA’s master teaching artist, … Continue reading

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P Credit Course for Teachers: Help all students learn with hands-on, project-based learning

Project Based Learning: Reuse in ELA Advanced Course for ELA-integrated Art Projects | Starts Saturday, February 9 Build student success by learning to use items from the recycling bin and free supplies from MFTA for classroom projects and presentations. These … Continue reading

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Rise up for MFTA

The MFTA Nation is a large and energetic one. We love hearing good news stories about our recipients and donors and are always happy to share their work with our friends.  Recently, we received a check through Crowdrise an online … Continue reading

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TEACHERS – Paper: From Pulp to Fiction starts tomorrow – Register today!

Our P credit course Paper: From Pulp to Fiction starts this Saturday. For more information, or to register today, click here.

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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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City Year helps us out

Have you noticed that our hallways are looking a little bit brighter? You can thank City Year for that! On Friday, October 5, City Year corps members from almost a dozen public schools in Harlem, East New York, Long Island … Continue reading

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