Don’t Miss Out on Masked Marvelous Early Bird Tickets

Don’t Miss Out on Masked Marvelous Early Bird Tickets

Posted on August 22, 2017 by

Purchase your tickets before September 29 to take advantage of the $75 Early Bird special to the Masked Marvelous Cocktail Party, a fun filled evening of food, drink, and entertainment at our fabulous warehouse in Long Island City. Tickets available …

Registration for Fall P-Credit Courses is now open:

Registration for Fall P-Credit Courses is now open:

Posted on August 21, 2017 by

Paper: From Pulp to Fiction Saturdays 9:30am – 5pm 9/30 – 11/4 This course explores the history, production, and uses of paper with connections in social studies, science, math, and language arts. Participants will learn how items from their recycling …

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 …