CMA in the Community

Free Art & Outposts

For families ages 1-15 years old to promote collaborative artmaking in the community

CMA partners with organizations to provide free art workshops to families through various outposts in NYC. Teaching Artists provide a range of experiences which include free outdoor movies under the sunset, making collaborative art on historic Governors Island, spending an evening at CMA with friends, making gifts for loved ones at a holiday market…and more.

Free Arts Island Outpost

Free Arts Island Outpost on Governors Island, May-September 2018

Young artists travel to the historic Governors Island for free hands-on art making workshops and art-viewing experiences! On weekends from 11-5 PM the open outdoor space of Free Arts Island Outpost beckons families to become inspired to explore big projects utilizing found objects and traditional mediums. This is a space to invent, adapt, and transform relationships to art and the art making process.

 

This program is supported, in part, by Con Edison, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, with special thanks to City Council Members Margaret Chin and Daniel Garodnick.

Pay As You Wish Hours

Pay-As-You Wish Hours, Thursdays 4 - 6PM on-going at CMA

Every Thursday from 4-6 PM, admission to CMA is pay-as-you-wish. Join us for painting and sculpture in the Fine Arts Studio, sculpt a creature at the Clay Bar, make a movie in the Media Lab, and dig your fingers into gooey flubber in WEE! Everything offered during general admission is available during our pay-as-you-wish hours.

This program is supported, in part, by Affirmation Arts and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, with special thanks to City Council Members Corey Johnson and Stephen T. Levin.

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