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April 2021

15
Apr

Creative Reuse Screen Printing with Lucky Fish Founder, Jann Cheifitz

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

Join us for a screen print demonstration and conversation with Lucky Fish print shop owner Jann Cheifitz...

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Free
10
Apr

Project Based Learning; Making Books, Games and Props to Animate for Multi Media Presentations (Online: Spring 2021)

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course is designed for teachers who are interested in offering their students a deeper investigation of STEAM through project-based learning by using reusable materials and technology. Through guided art and technology instruction...

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$240

March 2021

24
Mar

Guided Tour of Materials for the Arts

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Join us for a live tour of Materials for the Arts and learn more about NYC’s premier creative reuse center.

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Free
18
Mar

Creating Space: An Artist Talk with Konstance Patton

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us online for a live conversation with NYC-based artist Konstance Patton and MFTA Director of Education John Cloud Kaiser. Patton is an Indigenous American sculptor, illustrator, musician, and animator whose work often explores the relationship between culture, spirituality, and identity.

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Free
04
Mar

Fashion & Sustainability: A Fashion Show with Materials for the Arts & BK Style Foundation

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

ReFashion Week NYC Event Join us online for an encore presentation of the Materials for the Arts and BK Style Foundation sustainable fashion show and workshop. BK Style is a Brooklyn-based nonprofit, which showcases emerging designers and provides educational programs to young people interested in careers in fashion. For this special event, BK Style Founder Rick Davy will lead a team of designers in incorporating reusable materials from the MFTA warehouse to create upcycled fashion designs. MFTA presents this event…

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Free

February 2021

24
Feb

Fashion & Sustainability | A Fashion Workshop with BK Style Foundation

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join MFTA and BK Style Foundation online for a live sustainable fashion show and workshop...

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Free
06
Feb

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

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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$240

January 2021

21
Jan

“Archetypes: A Visual Soundtrack” by Dario Mohr – MFTA Gallery Exhibition Opening

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the virtual opening of the solo exhibition by MFTA's Fall 2020 Artist-in-Residence, Dario Mohr. While working at MFTA, Mohr has transformed fabric, furniture, and found objects into twelve shrine-like assemblage works...

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Free

December 2020

17
Dec

Creative Reuse Holiday Crafts with Pamela Isaac

December 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, December 17 to make small creative reuse gifts and ornaments using items from around your home.

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Free

November 2020

19
Nov

Mapping, Observing & Communicating: A Conversation with John Landewe

November 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with John Landewe, an artist who pushes the boundaries of conceptual art with his time-lapse videos, where he captures his intentional dance-like body motions created through his walks, bike rides, boat rides, and daily tasks.

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Free
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