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September 2021

22
Sep

Junk Kouture Workshop: Live – with Materials for the Arts

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

As part of Climate Week NYC, Junk Kouture takes over Materials for the Arts for a celebration of creativity, fashion and sustainability.

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August 2021

19
Aug

Creative Reuse in Fashion: An Interview with Rick Davy, Founder of BK Style Foundation

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join MFTA online for a conversation about creative reuse in fashion with BK Style Foundation, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit, which showcases emerging designers and provides educational programs to young people interested in careers in fashion.

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Free
09
Aug

From Posters to Podcasts: Social Activism from the 20th Century to Today (Online: Summer 2021)

August 9 @ 9:00 am - August 14 @ 5:00 pm

This course takes place at MFTA and at the NY Historical Society. The purpose of this course is to build teacher content knowledge around 20th and 21st century social activism...

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$240

July 2021

26
Jul

Paper; Pulp to Fiction (Online: Summer 2021)

July 26 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm

This studio class will take a single product, paper, and work out the historical, economic, scientific, social and mathematical properties that are inherent in its use and production; all through hands-on art making...

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$240
21
Jul

MFTA Gallery – “The Path of Least Resistance” by Elisa Insua

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - October 14 @ 4:00 pm

Visit MFTA Gallery for artist Elisa Insua's solo exhibition, "The Path of Least Resistance." As MFTA's Spring 2020 Artist-in-Residence, Insua has transformed buttons, beads, jewelry, electronics, and toys into elaborate large-scale assemblage works that examine excess and consumption in our society. Born in Buenos Aires, Elisa Insua started her practice as a self-taught artist, creating assemblages and sculptures with discarded materials. In her work, Insua often explores concepts related to economics, overconsumption, and human insatiability. Her artwork has been shown…

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Free
19
Jul

PAPER MAKER- STEAM Across Curriculum Designing and Constructing with Paper (Online: Summer 2021)

July 19 @ 9:00 am - July 24 @ 5:00 pm

MFTA incorporates STEAM into each project based learning workshop designed for implementation across the classroom curriculum, easily modified, easy to turn key, participants will be able to provide a diverse level of learning techniques...

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$240
15
Jul

July 2021 | Third Thursday

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MFTA's Third Thursday programming includes artists talks, interviews, artmaking events, and gallery tours.

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15
Jul

Gallery Exhibition Opening: “The Path of Least Resistance” by Elisa Insua

July 15 @ 4:00 pm - July 16 @ 7:00 pm

Join us in person at the MFTA Gallery for the exhibition opening of "The Path of Least Resistance" by Elisa Insua, MFTA Artist-in-Residence.

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Free
12
Jul

Protected: Props, Costumes and Set Design for Oral Presentations across the Curriculum (Online: Summer 2021)

This course is designed to enhance oral presentations in the classroom through the use of project-based learning to create props, costumes and set designs made from reusable materials. Through guided art instruction, participants create hands-on art projects...

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05
Jul

Protected: Creative Infusion: Art and Reuse in the Classroom (Online: Summer 2021)

Creative Infusion is an introduction to a wide range of ideas, techniques and methods used for integrating art made with reusable and recycled materials across the curriculum...

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