Bring your family to celebrate the Summer with a night of artmaking at the MFTA warehouse! All ages welcome. Discover creative ways to reuse discarded materials. Art stations will be facilitated by MFTA teaching staff & special guest artists—and there will be music, drinks and food! Thursday, July 20th 5:00PM - 7:30PM Free! 33-00 Northern… Read More »Summer Family Night
Join us for a waltz down the streets of Paris for a fun and festive viewing of 1982’s “Victor/Victoria” starring Julie Andrews! Nominated for seven Academy Awards, the film follows Victoria Grant (Julie Andrews), a struggling female soprano who finds work as a male female impersonator. This event is the second film in our Summer Movie Series featuring… Read More »MFTA Summer Movies: “Victor/Victoria” (1983)
Join us on Thursday, August 17 for an opportunity to participate in a hands-on art making activity with ÁRVORES DA AMÉRICA (Trees of America), led by Bel Falleiros and Renata Cruz where attendees are invited to create an installation with paper banners and earth pigments. These banners will be painted with phrases from individuals that bring us… Read More »Collaborative Artmaking Workshop “Trees of America” led by Bel Falleiros and Renata Cruz With Art Exhibition by Public Artist-in-Residence Modesto Flako Jimenez
Come to MFTA for our film viewing of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (1971) and you’ll be in a world full of pure imagination ✨ 🍭🍫🍬✨ Join us for an evening of saccharine merriment for this Gene Wilder classic that will feature a Q&A with MFTA’s Artist-in-Residence Machine Dazzle! Attendees will also have the… Read More »MFTA Summer Movies: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (1971)
Come explore the Materials for the Arts warehouse! We're excited to host a Pre-Texts tour by Doris Sommer, Director of the Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard University, and Nisha Sajnani, Director of NYU Drama Therapy Program. Participants will read a text aloud and then explore the warehouse to find objects that help them reflect deeper… Read More »“Pre-Texts” Workshop Led By Harvard Professor Doris Sommer and Director of NYU Drama Therapy Program Nisha Sajnani Featuring An Appearance From Fuzzy Friends at LIC Feral Feeders!
Friends of Materials for the Arts (FOMA) is excited to host the Masked Marvelous Cocktail Party at our warehouse in Long Island City for the first time since 2019! Please join us on Tuesday, October 24th from 6:00-10:00 pm as we celebrate this year’s theme “A Homecoming - Back to the Warehouse.” This celebration will also… Read More »Masked Marvelous 2023
Date: November 7, 2023 Time: 9:30am–2:30pm Location: Poster House 119 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011 Price: $25 / $20 For Poster House Educator Members Join Poster House for its first Election Day PD, with special guest Materials for the Arts! This teacher professional development will focus on Poster House’s new exhibition, We Tried to… Read More »Election Day Educator Professional Development: “We Tried to Warn You!”