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Join us for a practical-but-entertaining discussion on the essentials of art collecting, art curating, and art-related intellectual property issues such as copyrights, branding, and ownership rights. The afternoon’s panel features Christina Heekyung Kang, noted art collector and president of Paradigm Art;  Jonathan Sirota, entertainment

$10
+100 pts
F.   Aug 1st, 4pm
All levels

As rents rise, Bushwick has become a haven over the years for street artists and graffiti writers seeking lower rent, leaving the area saturated with art. Come along as we explore the legal and illegal sides of the artistic community. We will see the Bushwick Collective, founded by native Joe Ficalora, who has covered the surrounding area with mura

$25
+250 pts
Sa.   Aug 2nd, 3pm
All levels
Saturday August 2 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $25
Saturday August 23 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $25
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You see elements of embroidery, miniature painting, and calligraphy everywhere these days from The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Etsy. Did you know all of these mediums were born in India and China? Even art enthusiasts lack an understanding of these two important civilizations. Discover the treasures of Indian and Chinese art, as well as the histo

$35
+350 pts
Th.   Jul 31st, 7pm
All levels

Students will be introduced to basic hand building techniques by creating functional pieces. In addition, he/she will learn the art of Glass Fusion creating functional pieces and jewelry, he/she will paint with Acrylics on Canvas, and learn how to Mosaic. Each student will receive individualized instructions.

$370
+3700 pts
M.   Sep 15th - Dec 1st, 4pm
All levels
Monday September 15 4pm - 5:30pm 12 Sessions $370
Monday September 15 4pm - 5:30pm 12 Sessions $370
Tuesday September 16 4pm - 5:30pm 12 Sessions $370
Tuesday September 16 4pm - 5:30pm 12 Sessions $370
Wednesday September 17 4pm - 5:30pm 12 Sessions $370
Wednesday September 17 4pm - 5:30pm 12 Sessions $370
Saturday September 20 9am - 10:30am 12 Sessions $370
Saturday September 20 9am - 10:30am 12 Sessions $370
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In this three-class workshop, students will create class exercises in class that will become homework. Using acrylic paint, students will learn how to create exact matches in hue, intensity, values, complimentary colors, and opposite values and intensities. Prerequisites: 3 hour Color Theory course is strongly recommended before this class.Material

$150
+1500 pts
Th.   Aug 7th - Aug 21st, 6:30pm
Intermediate

Come along for a sunset tour over the Williamsburg Bridge to get an aerial view of rooftops and see tags on the walking path missed when traveling by train. We will get a glimpse of the soon to be demolished Domino’s Sugar Factory and elaborate roller pieces from the likes of Smells to Icy and Sot. Viewers will also see the lengths to which write

$25
+250 pts
Su.   Aug 10th, 6pm
All levels

Always wanted to learn to draw and paint? This is for you. Any level you’re at, we will teach you the basics of art. If you have already studied art and want to work on a specific area, we will help you with your own on-going interest/projects. We will teach you the basics of drawing (line, shape, form, color, value, proportion, perspective, lig

$795
+7950 pts
F.   Sep 12th - Jan 23rd, 10:30am
Beginner

Students will be introduced to basic hand building techniques by creating functional pieces. In addition, he/she will learn the art of Glass Fusion creating functional pieces and jewelry, he/she will paint with Acrylics on Canvas, and learn how to Mosaic. Each student will receive individualized instructions.

$280
+2800 pts
M.   Sep 15th - Dec 1st, 4pm
All levels
Monday September 15 4pm - 5:30pm 12 Sessions $280
Tuesday September 16 4pm - 5:30pm 12 Sessions $280
Wednesday September 17 4pm - 5:30pm 12 Sessions $280
Saturday September 20 9am - 10:30am 12 Sessions $280
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This 90-min seminar will delve a little into color theory. Naturally, we'll be discussing hue, saturation, the color wheel, and the pairing of complimentary colors, among other things. We'll also show you examples of how classic and contemporary artists creatively used color to define space, establish a mood, and build a narrative in their image

$5
+50 pts
F.   Sep 26th, 5:30pm
All levels

In this session we will focus on various methods and materials that will help us to build a visual vocabulary. We will investigate source materials, the beginnings of project ideas and the first steps toward a finished piece. We can work with varying techniques such as drawing, painting, and collage. In this five-session class you will work in both

$250
+2500 pts
Th.   Oct 23rd - Nov 20th, 6:30pm
All levels

This one time workshop allows students to bring their own applications and questions for review with a professional artist. Whether it is for a graduate program, an artist residency or a group exhibition, artists at all levels come across applications for opportunities that can forward and enhance their careers.In this workshop we will go over basi

$75
+750 pts
M.   Sep 15th, 6:30pm
All levels
Monday September 15 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $75
Monday November 10 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $75
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Knitting fanatic? You’ll love visiting New York’s unique knitting, bead and trimming shops and galleries with Susan.As we hop the subways and stroll through the Manhattan streets, learn about the history and culture of the neighborhoods. Shop ’til you drop for lush yarns, discover funky beads and trimmings, find refuge in a Zen-inspired studi

$49
+490 pts
Th.   Aug 7th, 10:30am
All levels
Thursday August 7 10:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $49
Monday September 8 10:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $49
Thursday October 9 10:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $49
Thursday November 13 10:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $49
Thursday December 11 10:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $49
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Students will learn the history and architecture behind the centerpiece of the 1964/65 New York World's Fair -- the Unisphere. The tradition of erecting a centerpiece for a Universal Exposition (a.k.a. World’s Fair) dates back to 1889. A group of New York City businessmen, recruited a much-older (and less-popular) Robert Moses to create, once aga

$165
+1650 pts
F.   Aug 8th, 9:30am
All levels

Anarchism is the most radically revolutionary school of political thought, rejecting the state and its hierarchy of domination in pursuit of radical human freedom. From its roots in ancient thought to the struggle against industrial capitalism, this class will explore the profound political, social, and cultural implications of the anarchist faith

$10
+100 pts
M.   Aug 11th, 8:30pm
All levels

Republicanism is the radical belief that citizens can rule themselves, for the common good, without kings or lords. But how well has this ideal fared in practice? From the communal civic republicanism of the ancient Mediterranean to the revolutionary democratic republicanism of the modern world, this class will tackle some key questions of republi

$10
+100 pts
T.   Aug 19th, 6:30pm
All levels

Learn to take professional quality photos of your jewelry without the full professional studio set up. We will teach you how to utilize every object and light source to showcase your jewelry in the best possible way.Required Material: Bring your own DSRL camera equipment.

$190
+1900 pts
Sa.   Aug 23rd, 11am
All levels

Students will make several structures, including a pamphlet, a flat and a rounded case bound multi-section book, and a photo album. This introductory course will familiarize students with the basic materials (paper, cloth, board, and adhesives), techniques (folding, sewing, gluing), and history of bookbinding. Students will make several structu

$625
+6250 pts
M.T.W.Th.F.   Aug 4th - Aug 8th, 10am
Beginner

Students attending this class will learn to create unique ceramic pieces using traditional pottery techniques, including pinching, coils, and slabs. This 2-hour class will teach students unique ceramics pieces. Handbuilding methods will be explored in this class.

$330
+3300 pts
T.   Sep 2nd - Oct 21st, 7pm
All levels
Tuesday September 2 7pm - 9pm 8 Sessions $330
Wednesday September 3 11am - 1pm 8 Sessions $330
Wednesday September 3 7pm - 9pm 8 Sessions $330
Saturday September 6 12pm - 2pm 8 Sessions $330
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In our brand new neon studio, this class will introduce students to the techniques of bending and illuminating gas filled glass tubes and discuss their application to concepts and design. Introduced to the US in 1923, neon signage radically transformed our urban landscape for the next 70 years. As neon has faded from prominence in the signage ind

$565
+5650 pts
Sa.   Oct 18th - Nov 22nd, 3pm
Beginner

Entrelac is a knitting technique that creates the illusion of a woven fabric. It looks complicated, but it's much easier than it looks, making this a perfect class for an advanced beginner! Any yarn or color combinations can be used in this 2-hour class, where we will be starting work on an entrelac scarf. Students in this class should be familiar

$50
+500 pts
Su.   Aug 10th, 1pm
Beginner
Need help finding a class? Call 212-729-4088 or email [email protected]