LMCC's Art Center at Governor's Island Workshop
Oct
19
12:00 PM12:00

LMCC's Art Center at Governor's Island Workshop

LMCC’s Art Center on Governor’s Island

Take Care Series

Through events and participatory programs for all ages, the Take Care Series offers audiences an opportunity to experience the art, explore one’s own creative potential and carry the work beyond the island.

All are invited to explore the themes of Michael Wang’s Extinct in New York and Yto Barrada’s The Power of Two Suns by participating in a hands-on art-making activity. All are welcome.

Workshop: Michael Wang, Extinct in New York

Studios, Lower Level

Drop into a hands-on creative workshop designed by a teaching artist in response to underlying themes in Michael Wang’s exhibition Extinct in New York.

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2019 Children & Authenticity Conference: Bringing Love to School
Nov
9
to Nov 10

2019 Children & Authenticity Conference: Bringing Love to School

  • Borough of Manhattan Community College, Fitterman Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Children’s Arts Guild‘s fourth annual Children & Authenticity Conference will explore pathways to building school communities that offer all their members--children and adults--caring, support, and the safety to share their authentic selves.

I will be leading a workshop on Exploring Kindness, Empathy and Authenticity Through Bookmaking where participants will learn two single page bookmaking and collage techniques including the zine and pocket accordion fold to express related thoughts, feelings and experiences through a series of prompts and exercises.

Learn more and register here.

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LMCC's Art Center at Governor's Island Workshop
Oct
12
2:00 PM14:00

LMCC's Art Center at Governor's Island Workshop

LMCC’s Art Center on Governor’s Island

Take Care Series

Through events and participatory programs for all ages, the Take Care Series offers audiences an opportunity to experience the art, explore one’s own creative potential and carry the work beyond the island.

All are invited to explore the themes of Michael Wang’s Extinct in New York and Yto Barrada’s The Power of Two Suns by participating in a hands-on art-making activity. All are welcome.

Workshop: Pathway to Paris, Reimaging New York 2040

Pathway to Paris is a nonprofit organization dedicated to turning the Paris Agreement into reality through finding and offering innovative and ambitious solutions for combating global climate change. Founded by musicians and activists Jesse Paris Smith and Rebecca Foon in 2014, the organization brings together musicians, artists, activists, experts, academics, politicians, and innovators to participate in a series of events, dialogues, and leading initiatives. Pathway to Paris believes that in this urgent global crisis, collaboration is key to transforming our cities and moving into a new era of 100% renewable energy.

A family workshop filled with hope, thought and inspiration towards a better future. Create your vision of a renewable, resilient NYC through collaborative drawing, collage and text, adding collective inspiration and ideas.

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LMCC's Art Center at Governor's Island Workshop
Sep
28
2:00 PM14:00

LMCC's Art Center at Governor's Island Workshop

LMCC’s Art Center at Governor’s Island

Take Care Series

Through events and participatory programs for all ages, the Take Care Series offers audiences an opportunity to experience the art, explore one’s own creative potential and carry the work beyond the island.

All are invited to explore the themes of Michael Wang’s Extinct in New York and Yto Barrada’s The Power of Two Suns by participating in a hands-on art-making activity. All are welcome.

Workshop: Michael Wang, Extinct in New York

Studios, Lower Level

Drop into a hands-on creative workshop designed by a teaching artist in response to underlying themes in Michael Wang’s exhibition Extinct in New York.

Workshop: Yto Barrada, The Power of Two Suns

Studios, Lower Level

Drop into a hands-on creative workshop designed by a teaching artist in response to underlying themes in Yto Barrada’s exhibition The Power of Two Suns.

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Relax*Restore*Renew Retreat
Sep
15
1:00 PM13:00

Relax*Restore*Renew Retreat

RELAX RESTORE RENEW ANNUAL RETREAT

Come together to balance your life emotionally, physically, and spiritually!

This free retreat is open to survivors of all types of cancer and is run by a professionally-trained and experienced staff. Partial funding provided by Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer.

  • Join us and rediscover the joy and hope in life

  • Enjoy gentle, creative and educational activities that are designed specifically for cancer survivors

  • Receive nurturing support from others dealing with similar life challenges

  • Snack and healthy lunch will be provided

  • Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers

  • Participants will receive a T-shirt and tote bag

Learn more here.

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Paper Marbling and Bookmaking
Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

Paper Marbling and Bookmaking

Two new workshops that can be taken individually or together:

Paper Marbling and Bookmaking: Students will create a series of marbled paper that can be used in the bookmaking class as the cover and pages of their books.

Paper Marbling: Students will learn the Japanese process of Suminagashi paper marbling, the art of floating ink on paper. Surrender control and watch as the color dances on water and embeds itself into the paper for a surprising and unpredictable result.

Bookmaking: Explore different methods of folding paper and pamphlet stitch binding to create your own books. Use paper you have personally marbled in the previous workshop or bring your own to design unique accordion folds with pockets and pamphlet books.

Purchase tickets here.

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Survivor Art Happy Hour: Paper Marbling
Jul
25
7:00 PM19:00

Survivor Art Happy Hour: Paper Marbling

Two By Twelve's Survivor Art Happy Hour is a part of a series designed to enrich and empower the lives of Cancer survivors by providing opportunities for free of cost art workshops. Meet some amazing other young survivors while learning the magical and zen process of paper marbling from Art Educator Hayley Ferber. Surrender control and watch as the color dances on water and embeds itself into the paper for a surprising and unpredictable result.  Wine and light refreshments will be served.

FREE

Reserve your tickets here.

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Bookmaking: Fold + Stitch
Jun
19
6:30 PM18:30

Bookmaking: Fold + Stitch

Explore different methods of folding paper and pamphlet stitch binding to create your own books.  Use recycled materials to learn the mini zine (deleted maze) and accordion pocket folds.

Purchase tickets here.

Educational Alliance Art School at Manny Cantor Center is thrilled to announce the opening of a maker program in our Recycle and Reuse Community Arts Studio. MCC’s Maker Program will provide space for crafters and artists to gather, create, inspire, teach, learn, and build community.

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YPA and SIA Present: Job Hunting in the Arts
Jun
18
6:00 PM18:00

YPA and SIA Present: Job Hunting in the Arts

Join Young Professionals in the Arts and Sotheby’s Institute of Art for a panel on Job Hunting in the Arts featuring art world professionals offering tools and tips for finding and changing jobs within the arts.  Our panelists will discuss best practices for navigating the job search, application and interview processes.  Moderated by Ashley Robinson, Director of Career Services at Sotheby's Institute of Art, panelists include COO HR of Fractured Atlas, Tim Cynova, Art Frankly co-founder, Josie Hines, Senior Manager of Advertising and Data Strategy for NYFA Classifieds, Molly Martin and Fine Arts Executive Search and Recruiter, Hillary Burchfield. 

Purchase tickets here.

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Survivor Art Happy Hour: Printing Patterns
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

Survivor Art Happy Hour: Printing Patterns

  • 670 Pacific St. Brooklyn, NY 11217 USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Two By Twelve's Survivor Art Happy Hour is a part of a series designed to enrich and empower the lives of Cancer survivors by providing opportunities for free of cost art workshops. Art Educator Hayley Ferber will be facilitating this pattern printing workshop where attendees will use recycled materials to explore stamp and stencil techniques to create unique patterns. Designed to be fun and relaxing, the goal is to have some drinks, make some art + meet some amazing other young survivors while hanging out in a beautiful space.

RSVP here.

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Art @ Threes: Black and White Zines
May
21
7:00 PM19:00

Art @ Threes: Black and White Zines

Hosted in the parlor at Threes at Franklin + Kent in Greenpoint, join art educator Hayley Ferber in this DIY happy hour workshop. Come with friends or make some new ones and create a reproducible zine with mixed media techniques. Speak your truth! $20 includes one drink and all materials. Purchase tickets in advance to guarantee your spot!

Purchase tickets here.

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Printing Patterns on Fabric
May
19
4:00 PM16:00

Printing Patterns on Fabric

Using recycled materials, learn stamp and stencil techniques to create unique patterns and design your own reusable tote bag.

Purchase tickets here.

Educational Alliance Art School at Manny Cantor Center is thrilled to announce the opening of a maker program in our Recycle and Reuse Community Arts Studio. MCC’s Maker Program will provide space for crafters and artists to gather, create, inspire, teach, learn, and build community.

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UCAE Conference: Global Perspectives on Art and Education
May
18
9:30 AM09:30

UCAE Conference: Global Perspectives on Art and Education

The University Council for Art Education advocates for art, and art education, as vital forms of critical inquiry. With a view to the future, the Council is committed to being a dynamic forum for the exploration of contemporary issues faced by art educators.

Join us for a multinational conversation with artists and educators from around the world. Sessions will include speakers from 13 countries discussing art as social practice, personal transformation through art, leadership in education, and education in museum and curatorial spaces. 5 CTLE credits offered.

Learn more about the conference at www.ucae.org

Purchase tickets here.

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The Time is Now: A Unique Daylong Mindfulness Retreat
May
5
9:00 AM09:00

The Time is Now: A Unique Daylong Mindfulness Retreat

Join us on Sunday, May 5, 2019 for an immersive retreat focusing on NOW. We know that life is busy and it’s hard to make time and space for practices that relax, calm and sustain. Here’s an opportunity to carve out time, at the idyllic Providence Zen Center, and spend a day focusing on the NOW.

Activities include meditation, yoga, art, play, tea drinking, yoga dance, movement, techniques of body and voice—and more! These are activities that simplify our lives, recharge our bodies, and commit our spirits to the practices that can help us flourish each and every day. We provide the amazing faculty and the nourishment to get you through the day—and you bring your breath, open mind, and open heart.

All sessions are open to beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. As ever, Thrive is committed to fostering an inclusive, open environment for all who seek to engage in practice, and, as such, we want you to join us!

Learn more and purchase tickets here.

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Survivor Art Happy Hour
May
2
7:00 PM19:00

Survivor Art Happy Hour

  • 670 Pacific St. Brooklyn, NY 11217 USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Two By Twelve's Survivor Art Happy Hour is a part of a series designed to enrich and empower the lives of Cancer survivors by providing opportunities for free of cost art workshops. Art Educator Hayley Ferber will be facilitating this watercolor workshop where the focus will be on exploring different watercolor techniques. Designed to be fun and relaxing, the goal is to have some drinks, make some art + meet some amazing other young survivors while hanging out in a beautiful space.

RSVP here.

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Intro to Embroidery
Apr
24
6:30 PM18:30

Intro to Embroidery

Create an embroidery sampler as an introduction to the french knot, running, back, and cross stitches.  Practice putting these stitches to use by designing your own patch.

Purchase tickets here.

Educational Alliance Art School at Manny Cantor Center is thrilled to announce the opening of a maker program in our Recycle and Reuse Community Arts Studio. MCC’s Maker Program will provide space for crafters and artists to gather, create, inspire, teach, learn, and build community.

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3D Collage at Amos Eno Gallery
Apr
14
4:00 PM16:00

3D Collage at Amos Eno Gallery

Tulu Bayar’s multi-leveled sculptural photographs suggest an array of symbols of what is embedded in contemporary lives. What the viewer chooses to extract from the work has more to do with the viewer’s connection to their own background than any fixed meaning assigned by the artist in the work.

Join us in this free workshop to create 3D, layered, mixed media collages. Bring your own imagery or choose something that inspires you from our collection.

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Amos Eno Gallery: Hand Sewing Found Images
Feb
17
4:00 PM16:00

Amos Eno Gallery: Hand Sewing Found Images


Rosemary Meza-DesPlas explores the concept of anger as a tool for change by juxtaposing found imagery from social media, art history and mass media. View the exhibition and discuss the ideas, materials and techniques used by Meza-DesPlas. Learn two embroidery techniques, the running stitch and seed stitch, to embroider drawings and text onto found images.

FREE

www.amoseno.org

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Still Life Watercolor Workshop at Cook Space
Jan
19
11:00 AM11:00

Still Life Watercolor Workshop at Cook Space

In this introduction to watercolor workshop, instructor Hayley Ferber will take you on an exploration of color mixing and watercolor techniques to create different effects and textures.  Put your new skills into practice with a still life painting set up in Cook Space's beautiful dining room.

Hayley Ferber is a graduate of New York University's studio art program and holds an MAT in art & design education from the Rhode Island School of Design.  She is a visual art educator, administrator and practicing artist living in Brooklyn, NY. It is her mission to initiate and support creative opportunities for artists and the community through collaborative partnerships by providing the tools and techniques to guide creative exploration.

Light snacks will be provided.

Purchase tickets here.

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Art @ Threes : Surreal Collage
Jan
15
7:00 PM19:00

Art @ Threes : Surreal Collage

Collage like the surrealist artists at our third happy hour art workshop at Threes at Franklin + Kent in GREENPOINT. We will review different techniques to manipulate materials before you set to work. All supplies are provided but feel free to bring any additional images you would like to work with, one drink included with $20 ticket purchase.

Tickets available on Eventbrite.

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Art @ Threes
Dec
18
7:00 PM19:00

Art @ Threes

EXPERIMENTAL WATERCOLOR

Get your happy hour going with this monthly art workshop at Threes at Franklin + Kent in GREENPOINT, Brooklyn. This month’s workshop will focus on experimental watercolor painting, learn fail proof watercolor techniques to create beautiful images. Ticket price includes one beer and all materials.

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Art @ Threes
Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

Art @ Threes

DIY PRINT AND BOOKMAKING

Join us for an evening of art making at Threes Brewing's beautiful Greenpoint location. The first of our monthly Art @ Threes workshops introduces DIY print and bookmaking  techniques using recycled materials. One beer and all materials included with purchase of workshop.

Purchase tickets through Eventbrite here.

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