Sketch Night: Pride Edition!

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

Head on over to our warehouse for a special PRIDE Month edition of Sketch Night at MFTA on Thursday, June 27, 2024, from 6:00pm — 9:00pm. Curated by Spring 2023 MFTA Artist-in-Residence Machine Dazzle with instruction from sketch artist A.E. Kieren, this sketch night will feature nude posing from Jack Rabbit Slims and Josef Perou.… Read More »Sketch Night: Pride Edition!

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Mermaid Parade Decorating at MFTA

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

Materials for the Arts is pleased to present “FORMALITIES,” a solo exhibition by MFTA Artist-in-Residence Machine Dazzle. Renowned costume designer and artist Machine Dazzle has graced stages across New York City and beyond with awe-inspiring designs and performances for decades.

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Exhibition Opening: “Boundary Layer” by Kate Rusek

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

Materials for the Arts is pleased to present “FORMALITIES,” a solo exhibition by MFTA Artist-in-Residence Machine Dazzle. Renowned costume designer and artist Machine Dazzle has graced stages across New York City and beyond with awe-inspiring designs and performances for decades.

Free

Roz Chast and Patricia Marx: Book Reading, Ukelele Playing, & Q&A

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

Join us for a special night of whimsy, wit, and wonderful conversation at Materials for the Arts with acclaimed author Patricia Marx and renowned cartoonist Roz Chast. The evening will include a reading from some of Marx and Chast’s work and ukelele playing (not simultaneously!), adding a musical touch to the evening. Following the readings… Read More »Roz Chast and Patricia Marx: Book Reading, Ukelele Playing, & Q&A

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April Third Thursday: Indigo Dyeing Workshop Led by MFTA Master Teaching Artist Featuring a Chat with Anna Sacks

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

April's Third Thursday attendees are invited to join MFTA for an evening of indigo dyeing led by MFTA Master Teaching Artist Joy Suarez where something old can be turned into something blue! Attendees interested in participating are encouraged to bring a piece of clothing they'd like to dye. The evening will also feature a presentation… Read More »April Third Thursday: Indigo Dyeing Workshop Led by MFTA Master Teaching Artist Featuring a Chat with Anna Sacks

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Sketch Night Curated by Machine Dazzle & A.E. Kieren

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

Join us Thursday, April 4, 2024, from 6:30pm — 8:30pm at the Materials for the Arts warehouse for a special night curated by Spring 2023 Artist-in-Residence Machine Dazzle and sketch artist A.E. Kieren. The evening will feature nude posing by former Broadway dancer Kenneth Ard and multi-hyphenate artist Darlinda Just Darlinda for attendees to sketch.… Read More »Sketch Night Curated by Machine Dazzle & A.E. Kieren

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March Third Thursday: Oboe-Making led by Skip Laplante Featuring Anthony Sertel Dean’s Lamp Camp!

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

Join us next Thursday for our March Third Thursday programming featuring an oboe-making activity led by former MFTA teaching artist Skip Laplante. La Plante invents, builds, composes for, performs on and teaches with musical instruments built from trash. Alongside Bash the Trash, he’s presented nearly 2,000 programs about acoustics in schools across the nation. For… Read More »March Third Thursday: Oboe-Making led by Skip Laplante Featuring Anthony Sertel Dean’s Lamp Camp!

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Raw Fibers: The Art of Fabric (2024)

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

This course is full. Please join our Professional Development mailing list to be notified about future courses! Dates:  Saturday, February 17th Saturday, February 24th* (Virtual) Saturday, March 2nd Saturday, March 9th Saturday, March 16th Saturday, March 23rd *All sessions are in-person at MFTA, except for Saturday, 2/24 which will be virtual. Time: 9:00AM - 5:00PM Credits:… Read More »Raw Fibers: The Art of Fabric (2024)

$240.00

Exhibition Celebration: “The Warehouse” by Woomin Kim

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

Materials for the Arts is pleased to present “FORMALITIES,” a solo exhibition by MFTA Artist-in-Residence Machine Dazzle. Renowned costume designer and artist Machine Dazzle has graced stages across New York City and beyond with awe-inspiring designs and performances for decades.

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A Formal Farewell: MFTA Artist-in-Residence Machine Dazzle’s Closing of “FORMALITIES” Exhibition

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

Materials for the Arts is pleased to present “FORMALITIES,” a solo exhibition by MFTA Artist-in-Residence Machine Dazzle. Renowned costume designer and artist Machine Dazzle has graced stages across New York City and beyond with awe-inspiring designs and performances for decades.

Free

The Secret Life of Musical Instruments with Bash the Trash

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

Materials for the Arts is pleased to present “FORMALITIES,” a solo exhibition by MFTA Artist-in-Residence Machine Dazzle. Renowned costume designer and artist Machine Dazzle has graced stages across New York City and beyond with awe-inspiring designs and performances for decades.

Free

MFTA Gallery Opening: “FORMALITIES” by Machine Dazzle

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

Materials for the Arts is pleased to present “FORMALITIES,” a solo exhibition by MFTA Artist-in-Residence Machine Dazzle. Renowned costume designer and artist Machine Dazzle has graced stages across New York City and beyond with awe-inspiring designs and performances for decades.

Free