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August 2020

03
Aug

From Posters to Podcasts: Social Activism from the 20th Century to Today (Summer 2020)

August 3 @ 9:00 am - August 8 @ 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 and explore how current activism can be informed by activism of the past through hands-on art-making and STEAM integration...

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$240

July 2020

20
Jul

Project Based Learning; Making Books, Games and Props to Animate for Multi Media Presentations (Summer 2020)

July 20 @ 9:00 am - July 25 @ 5:00 pm

This course is designed for teachers who are interested in offering their students a deeper investigation of project based learning by using reusable materials...

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$240
16
Jul

Race, Art & Identity: A Conversation with Shaun Leonardo

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us online for a live conversation with NYC artist Shaun Leonardo. In his work, Leonardo explores systemic oppression and police violence against black and brown boys and men.

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Free
13
Jul

Music; the Sounds of Math, Science, and Social Studies (Summer 2020)

July 13 @ 9:00 am - July 18 @ 5:00 pm

This course is designed for teachers to integrate music into the classroom through fun and simple techniques, learning basic concepts found in music while designing a series of hands-on indigenous inspired instruments made from reusable materials to experiment on and compose rhythms with...

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$240
06
Jul

Creative Infusion: Art and Reuse in the Classroom (Summer 2020)

July 6 @ 9:00 am - July 11 @ 5:00 pm

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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$240

June 2020

18
Jun

Artist Talk with Tijay Mohammed

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

Join us online for a live conversation with MFTA Spring 2020 Artist-in-Residence, Tijay Mohammed as he shares how heritage, culture, women, and community shape his practice.

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Free

May 2020

21
May

Virtual Talk: Art, Architecture & Sustainability

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

Join us for a conversation with the Artistic Director of Phish and Sculptor Lars Fisk, and Architect and Designer of the September 11 Memorial Michael Arad.

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Free

April 2020

16
Apr

Virtual Gallery Exhibition Opening – “Contemporary Reuse 2020”

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MFTA invites you for a virtual guided tour of "Contemporary Reuse 2020" and an interactive online Q&A discussion with participating artists.

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Free
04
Apr

PAPER MAKER- STEAM Across Curriculum Designing and Constructing with Paper (Spring 2020)

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

SOLD OUT TO NEW PARTICIPANTS. If you have already registered for this course at ASPDP, then please enter the correct password to pay for your MFTA Registration Fee.

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$240

March 2020

19
Mar

Postponed – Contemporary Reuse 2020 – Exhibition Opening & Artmaking Night

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for the exhibition opening of "Contemporary Reuse 2020." This year's exhibition will feature the unique works of six artists: Cecile Chong, Lars Fisk, Howard Lerner, Tijay Mohammed, Carolina Piñafiel, and Jason Rohlf, who reuse materials in a various ways. 

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