Masked Marvelous 2022

The Foundry 42-38 9th Street, Queens, NY

We invite you to join us on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 6:30pm for our annual gala, Masked Marvelous, hosted by Friends of Materials for the Arts. With the theme "A Love Letter to New York City," this event will celebrate Materials for the Arts’ impact on arts and culture in New York City and honor […]

$250.00

Halloween Costume Drop & Swap

Materials for the Arts 33-00 Northern Blvd, 3rd Floor, New York, NY

Celebrate the fun of Halloween by bringing your old costumes to donate to MFTA and picking up new costume elements for this year!

Free

Music: The Sounds of Math, Science & Social Studies (Fall 2022)

Registration for this course is open! Dates:  11/5 – 12/17 (Saturdays) Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm Credits: 3 P-Credit/45 CTLE hours* Instruction: Session 1-3: In-Person at MFTA 11/5, 11/12 & 11/19 Session 4-6: Zoom; synchronous & asynchronous 12/3, 12/10 & 12/17   Course Description: This course is designed for teachers to integrate music into the classroom […]

$240.00

Election Day CTLE Workshop: Pop-Up Bookmaking at MFTA (Fall 2022)

Materials for the Arts 33-00 Northern Blvd, 3rd Floor, New York, NY

CTLE Professional Development Workshop for Teachers Pop-Up Book Making At Materials for the Arts Dates:  Tuesday, November 8th Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm Location: Materials for the Arts 33-00 Northern Boulevard, 3rd Floor Long Island City, NY 11101 Cost: $25 Course Description: Come and get creative and earn CTLE credits this Election Day at MFTA. Learn a variety […]

$25.00

Artist Workshop w/ Cecilia André | Thursday, November 10th

Materials for the Arts 33-00 Northern Blvd, 3rd Floor, New York, NY

Join MFTA’s Artist in Residence, Cecilia André, for an evening in the warehouse! Visit her studio, gather materials, and enjoy the opportunity to work on an art project and learn ways to partner and connect with MFTA. Bring your out-of-use art materials and other random items for reuse! Date: Thursday, November 10th Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM […]

Free

Interactive Felting Workshop with Ruth Jeyaveeran

Materials for the Arts 33-00 Northern Blvd, 3rd Floor, New York, NY

Join us for a felting workshop led by artist Ruth Jeyaveeran in partnership with the American Folk Art Museum and the AnkhLave Arts Alliance. Jeyaveeran is a mixed media artist whose textiles, sculptures, and installations explore the connections between people, communities, and the natural world. At this workshop, Ruth Jeyaveeran will lead participants as they create felted […]

Free

CTLE Professional Development Workshop for New Teachers (Fall 2022)

Materials for the Arts 33-00 Northern Blvd, 3rd Floor, New York, NY

CTLE Professional Development Workshop for New Teachers* Re-Use Art Making at Materials for the Arts Dates:  Wednesday, November 30th Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm Location: Materials for the Arts 33-00 Northern Boulevard, 3rd Floor Long Island City, NY 11101 Cost: Free w/ RSVP *Must be in first three years of teaching. Course Description:Come and get creative and earn […]

Free

Holiday Crafts: Sewing Beds, Toy & Blankets for Animals

Materials for the Arts 33-00 Northern Blvd, 3rd Floor, New York, NY

During this season of giving, join MFTA for a creative workshop making beds, toys, and blankets for cats, dogs, and rabbits at the Animal Care Centers of NYC.

Free

A Conversation with Anna Sacks “The Trash Walker”

Materials for the Arts 33-00 Northern Blvd, 3rd Floor, New York, NY

Join us at the Materials for the Arts warehouse for a LIVE show recording of the podcast Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen, which engages famous writers, actors, performers, artists, thinkers, and creatives in intimate conversations as they discuss one person, one place, and one thing that are important to them. At this special event, Cohen will […]

Free

MFTA Gallery Opening: “To Shed New Light” by Cecilia André

Materials for the Arts 33-00 Northern Blvd, 3rd Floor, New York, NY

Materials for the Arts is pleased to present To Shed New Light by MFTA Artist-in-Residence Cecilia André. MFTA invites you to be transported into an immersive dreamscape of assemblage works featuring a vast array of objects and materials. While working at MFTA, André allowed herself to get lost to find shapes, shades, and textures, creating […]

Free