Three Ways to Give Back Post-Thanksgiving

Three Ways to Give Back Post-Thanksgiving

Posted on November 21, 2017 by

Now that you’ve eaten your fair share of turkey, delighted in Patti Labelle’s sweet potato pie and expressed gratitude for family and friends, it’s time to give back. 2016 is on pace to be the hottest year on record, and …

Third Thursday: Building Sculptures with McKendree Key

Third Thursday: Building Sculptures with McKendree Key

Posted on November 9, 2017 by

McKendree Key leads our November Third Thursday workshop. Key’s practice is centered on the exploration of wasted, overlooked or inaccessible spaces in the city. Since 2004 she has made large-scale interactive works which she refers to as “Divided Spaces,” installations …

Election Day Educator’s Professional Development Workshop

Election Day Educator’s Professional Development Workshop

Posted on October 30, 2017 by

Paper Construction- STEM and Art Tuesday, November 7, 9:30 am -3:30 pm Professional Development Workshop for teachers on the Election Day PD Day Improve your students’ curriculum by integrating art projects throughout any Common Core-aligned unit in English Language Arts, Social Studies, or …

Grab Your Tickets to Masked Marvelous Cocktail Party

Grab Your Tickets to Masked Marvelous Cocktail Party

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 …

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 …

MFTA Third Thursday: Printmaking with Michael Kelly Williams

MFTA Third Thursday: Printmaking with Michael Kelly Williams

Posted on December 28, 2016 by

Our artist-in-residence Michael Kelly Williams leads our first Third Thursday Artist Workshop of the new year!  January 19, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. During our free workshop, Williams will show us how to make prints with creative reuse methods. We’ll …

MFTA Third Thursday: Reuse in Technology

MFTA Third Thursday: Reuse in Technology

Posted on November 14, 2016 by

  Thursday, November 17 6:30-8:30 pm MFTA 33-00 Northern Blvd, 3rd FloorJoin us for a reuse in technology workshop with Luis Arana, A.I. engineer and founder of the nonprofit organization Robots Without Borders. Luis will lead a reuse workshop on …

Get Ready to Party Masked Marvelous is Here!

Get Ready to Party Masked Marvelous is Here!

Posted on October 18, 2016 by

Hosted by BD Wong Special guests: Harold Moeller from the Bindlestiff Family Cirkis • Red Carpet by Calling All Parties • Colby Cannon • Coney Island Circus Sideshow • Dzieci Theatre • Krena Dean • Mama Tabia Join us on Thursday, …

July Third Thursday: Create Sculptures with Jean Shin

July Third Thursday: Create Sculptures with Jean Shin

Posted on July 5, 2016 by

Monumental Sculptures: Jean Shin July 21, 2016 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Come see how Artist In Residence Jean Shin has been using leather, broken jewelry, zippers and more to create her fantastically intricate art pieces. Shin creates monumental sculptures from …