PRESS

2015
Queens Brownstoner- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rave at the Trashy New Exhibit at MFTA in LIC
NY Daily News- Program for placing artists in NYC senior centers gets additional $1M in funding
DNAinfo- Where to Donate This Holiday Season

Brides- How to Donate Your Used Wedding Decor to NYC Students
FOX 5- Fox 5 Good Day Street Talks’ Antwan Lewis sits down with MFTA’s Harriet Taub
NBC NY-  Reporter, Pei-Sze Cheng discusses the program’s reach in New York City public schools
NY1- LIC Arts Group Provides Free Back-to-School Shopping for City Teachers
Queens Courier-
LIC organization provides free supplies to educators
Huffington Post- The Global Search for Education: Is This the Age of the Arts?
Know Wave Radio: Olivia Roldan on Performance 101 hosted by Kembra Pfahler

2014
TEDxGramercy: Harriet Taub on Creative Reuse
NBC News with Brian Williams: Students Turn Trash into Creative Treasure

2013
Huffington Post – Materials for the Arts
Exhibition A – Collectors Q&A with Harriet Taub
Performance Space 122 – Our Materials for the Arts Haul
Queens Chronicle – Reused Objects Sew Fabrics of Show
Children’s Media Association – Materials for the Arts and the Melindas too! 
Greensource – Recycling Program for the Arts
NY1 – NYer Of The Week: Harriet Taub Collects Donated Materials For School Art Education
Queens Chronicle – Hurricane Sandy survivors take out their paintbrushes
Eldridge & Co. In a spacious warehouse in Queens, one can find such treasures

2012
Queens Chronicle – Beth Garret’s plastic bags play with repurposing
Queens West Villager – “This service is a godsend.”

2011
Mother Nature Network – New York’s Temple of Reuse: A Visit to Materials for the Arts
New York Times – For Schools, Free Art Supplies, and Much More
Inhabitat NYC – Materials for the Arts Upcycles Art Supplies for New York’s Nonprofits
The Green Apple –  Full Circle, Part 2: Materials for the Arts 

2010
PBS- Sunday Arts Profile: Materials for the Arts

2006
NY1 – Materials for the Arts Distributes Free Supplies to Artists and Public Schools

For press inquiries, contact Kwame Belle (kbelle@mfta.nyc.gov)