CMA Stories

We will be creating hidden meaning posters inspired by The Polish School of Posters in the gallery on Sunday, September 23rd during our Polish Cultural Festival. Learn more about techniques artists use to hide messages in their work! Read more

Summer Art Colony campers created inspirational posters, made art in miniature scale, and more. Check out photos and videos from the week of August 6 to August 10! Read more

How-To: Say It Loud! Megaphones

This September, CMA is building civic engagement through art making! What do you care most about? Share it with a DIY-megaphone you can create with this simple how-to project. Read more

Summer Art Colony campers created 3D designs, made art from materials found in nature, and more. Check out photos and videos from the week of July 30 to August 3! Read more

Summer Art Colony 2018: July 23-27

Summer Art Colony campers filmed a music video, created mixed media portfolios, and more. Check out photos and videos from the week of July 23-27! Read more

Summer Art Colony campers explored NYC's galleries and museums, designed their own fashion lines, and more. Check out photos and videos from the week of July 16-20! Read more

Summer Art Colony 2018: July 9-13

Summer Art Colony campers explored NYC's galleries and museums, designed and drew their own graphic novels, and more. Check out photos and videos from the week of July 9-13! Read more

Summer Art Colony campers explored NYC's galleries and museums, designed and drew their own graphic novels, and more. Check out photos and videos from the week of July 2-3 and 5-6. Read more

The Open House school visited CMA recently to learn about our exhibition, Scale: Possibilities of Perspective. Teaching Artist Ciara Ruddock led the group through the gallery... Read more

Summer Art Colony campers created their own drawing portfolios, exciting special effects, and more. Check out photos and videos from the week of June 25 - 29. Read more

Summer Art Colony campers created their own video games, exciting animal animations, and more. Check out photos and videos from the week of June 18 - 22. Read more

As the school year comes to a close, so does our semester of Young Artist Kollective, our after school mentorship program for tweens age 12 - 15. This spring, YAK tweens have been busy learning various techniques and experimenting with process based work. Read more

We will be creating mixed media wired sculptures inspired by Adejoke Tugbiyele in Fine Arts, upcycling animations in the Media Lab, exploring the beats of West Africa in the Sound Booth and more! Read more

We will be creating colorful doorways inspired by Haiti’s Jalouzi community in Fine Arts, sculpting the coral reefs of Haiti in the Clay Bar, creating Compas inspired music in the Sound Booth and more! To get us ready for the festival, here are 6 fun facts about Mereng... Read more

We will be creating constellation-styled maps inspired by contemporary Moroccan artist Bouchra Khalili in the Fine Arts Studio, sculpting the animals of Morocco in the Clay Bar, creating Gnawa inspired music in the Sound Booth and more! To get us ready for our musical creations in the Sound Booth, here are six fun facts about Gnawa music... Read more

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