Take Your Summer P-Credit Courses at MFTA

Take Your Summer P-Credit Courses at MFTA

Posted on July 11, 2017 by

Led by Master Teaching Artist Joy Suarez our P- credit courses provide a six-day immersion in which teachers learn how to enhance project-based learning in their classrooms using proven Creative Reuse methods. Music: The Sounds of Math, Science, and Social …

Third Thursday Workshop: Weave Found Objects with Dianne Smith

Third Thursday Workshop: Weave Found Objects with Dianne Smith

Posted on July 5, 2017 by

 Inspired by the long line of basket weavers in her family that kept that African tradition alive in Belize artist-in-residence Dianne Smith leads our free workshop on weaving with found materials. We’ll also take a tour of Dianne’s solo exhibition …

Dianne Smith “Twisted Woven Tied” on view in the MFTA Gallery

Dianne Smith “Twisted Woven Tied” on view in the MFTA Gallery

Posted on June 2, 2017 by

Materials for the Arts Presents Dianne Smith Twisted Woven Tied Opening Reception Thurs., June 15   6 – 9pm On view  June 15 – September 4 2017 Using twists, knots, ties, textures, and color Dianne Smith invites viewers to explore and …

Institutional Memory: Marco Castro Cosio

Institutional Memory: Marco Castro Cosio

Posted on March 16, 2017 by

Prior to the March 16th, opening of Institutional Memory: 35mm Slides from the Met’s Collection Reimagined, Marco Castro Cosio formerly of the Met Media Lab sat down with MFTA’s Curatorial Team to talk about the changes that led to donating …

Institutional Memory: 35mm Slides from the Met’s Collection

Institutional Memory: 35mm Slides from the Met’s Collection

Posted on March 13, 2017 by

While advances in technology have made physical photographic slides obsolete, this exhibition, created entirely from the recently digitized slide collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, reinvents the format as a new artistic medium. Materials for the Arts, the creative …

UpCycle Game Night: Textile Hackathon

UpCycle Game Night: Textile Hackathon

Posted on February 16, 2017 by

Bunny Yan of Squirrelz leads our UpCycle Game Night Thursday, February 23rd 5:30 – 9 p.m. RSVP Inspired by our extensive collection of fabric, trim & notion and other fashionable donations the game night theme is a Textile Hackathon. Whether …

February Third Thursday: UrbanGlass and Amanda Patenaude

February Third Thursday: UrbanGlass and Amanda Patenaude

Posted on February 2, 2017 by

UrbanGlass and featured artist Amanda Patenaude lead our February Third Thursday Workshop. We’ll explore sculptures and mosaics made from reused glass followed by a hands-on workshop making art with supplies from our reusable glass section. Established in New York City …