Warehouse Hours and Holiday Closures

Warehouse Hours and Holiday Closures

Posted on December 21, 2015 by

  Season’s Greeting from MFTA! Please note our holiday hours this week: 12/21 Monday: 9 – 3pm 12/22 Tuesday: 9:30 – 1pm 12/23 Wednesday (special shopping day) 1:30 – 4:30pm 12/24 Thursday (donation drop-offs only) 9 – 3pm 12/25 Friday …

Donor Appreciation: Ellen Liman

Donor Appreciation: Ellen Liman

Posted on June 5, 2015 by

  What happens when you’re clearing out your artist studio to make room for other pursuits? Do you call the local storage company? Place it on the sidewalk in hopes a passerby picks it up? Well if you are the …

One Night Only: Carrie Morrisey at Ace Hotel New York

One Night Only: Carrie Morrisey at Ace Hotel New York

Posted on June 1, 2015 by

During the second to last weekend of our month long curation of Ace Hotel New York’s Artists-in-Residence, the Flatiron destination hosted Carrie Morrissey, founder of New York based jewelry design house ISLY NYC. We first connected Morrisey after her heartfelt …

Poppin Warehouse Digs

Poppin Warehouse Digs

Posted on March 15, 2015 by

  Here at Materials for the Arts our warehouse has been bursting with color in large part due to the great work/style products from longtime donor Poppin. While many of our member organizations focus on finding useful materials for art …

Boardwalk Empire: Bootlegging for Art

Boardwalk Empire: Bootlegging for Art

Posted on November 2, 2014 by

On October 26th, millions of viewers lost a weekly tradition that was five years in the making: HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. What marked the end the of a glorious era for its audience, simultaneously spawned a wonderful opportunity for MFTA’s 4,700 recipients. Since 2012, the …

Big Moves at the Whitney Museum

Big Moves at the Whitney Museum

Posted on August 25, 2014 by

By Alexandra Ruiz and Alissa ValeriPart of a mini-series highlighting New York City museums as materials donors and recipients of MFTA. We deeply appreciate these cultural institutions’ generosity and contributions towards the sustainability of the city’s arts and education community. Next …

Take Two with the MoMA

Take Two with the MoMA

Posted on August 15, 2014 by

By Alexandra Ruiz and Alissa Valeri Part of a mini-series highlighting New York City museums as materials donors and recipients of MFTA. We deeply appreciate these cultural institutions’ generosity and contributions towards the sustainability of the city’s arts and education community. …

Donor Spotlight: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Donor Spotlight: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Posted on August 8, 2014 by

By Alexandra RuizPart of a mini-series highlighting New York City museums as materials donors and recipients of MFTA. We deeply appreciate these cultural institutions’ generosity and contributions towards the  sustainability of the city’s arts and education community. Sitting right on Manhattan’s iconic Central Park …

American Museum of Natural History Gives Back

American Museum of Natural History Gives Back

Posted on August 1, 2014 by

By Alexandra Ruiz and Alissa Valeri Part of a mini-series highlighting New York City museums as materials donors and recipients of MFTA. We deeply appreciate these cultural institutions’ generosity and contributions towards the sustainability of the city’s arts and education community. …

Donor Spotlight: The Frick Collection

Donor Spotlight: The Frick Collection

Posted on July 23, 2014 by

By Alexandra RuizPart of a mini-series highlighting New York City museums as materials donors and recipients of MFTA. We deeply appreciate these cultural institutions’ generosity and contributions towards the  sustainability of the city’s arts and education community. A trip to the Frick Collection (1 …