IMPORTANT MESSAGE

As of Monday, August 3, Materials for the Arts remains closed. Shopping, donation drop-offs, and public events at MFTA have been cancelled until further notice, due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak. We will post information about reopening as soon as it becomes available. Please check this site for the latest updates. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause and look forward to seeing you back in the warehouse.

We hope you are safe and following the CDC’s protocols and City’s directives about social distancing and other safety precautions. For more information about COVID-19/Coronavirus, visit nyc.gov/coronavirus.

MATERIALS FOR THE ARTS

Fostering Conservation and Reuse through Creativity, Education and Community Building

Imagination + Sustainability: Creative Reuse at MFTA

01.

RECEIVE

MFTA diverts surplus items away from the waste stream by taking in donations from individuals and businesses.

02.

REUSE

Schools and organizations find innovative ways to use these materials by creating artwork and unique projects.

03.

REDISTRIBUTE

Materials are given out for free to nonprofits and schools with ongoing arts programming in NYC.

YOUR DONATIONS

  • Empower students to make art
  • Train teachers to integrate creativity into their curriculum
  • Inspire collaboration in the warehouse
  • Foster imagination in the MFTA Gallery