Monthly Archives: October 2012

NYCHA Elevators Closed to Prevent Accidents

Though evacuation has been recommended by officials—and in some zones, made “mandatory,” there are many residents of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), who are outside of those zones but still affected by Hurricane Sandy. The worst part of … Continue reading

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NYCHA Seniors Create Handcrafted Tiles

It’s always great to see part of your community represented in public venues. That’s why a new installation of handcrafted tiles at the New York Aquarium is so neat. Senior residents of New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) have crafted … Continue reading

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Documentary Theater to Open in 2014

An Inconvenient Truth. Man on Wire. Woodstock. Bowling for Columbine. Sound Familiar? They should. These are the titles of some of the best documentaries of all time. Some were lucky enough to gain enough hype to be shown in theaters, … Continue reading

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Accord Bleu (Sponge Relief) to be Auctioned

French artist Yves Klein was one of the first relief-sponge artists, first reaching the public’s eye in the late 1950s. In one of the pieces, Accord Bleu (Sponge Relief), Klein used a teal blue color that he would later claim … Continue reading

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Free Teen Resources at MoMA

MoMa has some great options for getting teens involved in learning about the arts. And because of the generosity of The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation, The Brown Foundation, Inc., Mitsui USA Foundation, and John and Margot Ernst, it’s free. … Continue reading

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SPARC Returns to Senior Centers

The Seniors Partnering with Artists Citywide (SPARC) program is once again open in senior centers. The program offers residencies for artists at senior centers, where they create art projects and cultural programs. The artists are given studio space and a … Continue reading

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How To Plan a Photography Exhibit

Exhibiting photography is something every professional or amateur photographer should do at some point. Like having a museum exhibit for the latest in modern art, though, setting up a successful exhibit takes significant time and forethought. Start by creating a … Continue reading

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NYC’s Hottest New Dance Shows

If you love dance, you’ll probably be hitting the street to see some shows this fall and spring. But which are the best in the city? There are a lot of options to choose from. Nominated as outstanding works by … Continue reading

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NYC “Art in Odd Places”

If you walk along 14th street in New York City in the next week or so, you might come across something “odd.” It’s art—from over 100 artists around the world. Running from October 5-15, the eighth annual “Art in Odd … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Home Secure and Your Art Protected

Last month, Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of Barron’s, reported over $10 million in stolen possessions, including a Porsche, expensive jewelry, wine, and millions of dollars worth of art. Gundlach discovered the missing property after returning from a trip. Though several of … Continue reading

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