MAKE MORE CHANGE WITH MORE ART

Posted on Monday, December 18th, 2017

Thank you for standing by artists and believing in the power public art has in inspiring social justice. Despite this year’s challenges, together we achieved many great things.

Help us grow our impact by donating today!

 

We have a lot to celebrate! In 2017:

  • We presented 9 free screenings of NYSFERATU by Andrea Mastrovito which reached over 2000 New Yorkers in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and the Hudson Valley. The animated film featured Spanish, Mandarin, Ukrainian, and Arabic translations and was honored at the Rome Film Festival this November.
  • Our community programs served 50 recent immigrants and English language learners from Bay Ridge to Flushing (and hailing from over a dozen home countries from Yemen to Mexico) with film studies and writing workshops that used the symbol of the vampire to talk about xenophobia today.
  • Clean Labor a new work of choreography by Brendan Fernandes in collaboration with Wythe Hotel cleaning staff, made visible the invisible migrant-powered labor force that supports our city.
  • Our Engaging Artists Fellows have worked directly with 450 community members in 4 boroughs around topics related to housing and anti-gentrification, to immigrant rights, and economic justice.
  • We expanded our team to include a new Artist & Community Programs Coordinator to broaden our ability to offer new professional development, education, exhibition, and project support opportunities to NYC artists and local communities, exemplified by the inspiring group show, Building Stories.
  • We have launched exciting new partnerships with social justice-focused organizations such as Safe Passage Project, Immigration Equality, and The NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene’s Center for Health Equity, to name only a few.

If you believe in the work we do at More Art, we ask you to consider making a contribution before the year ends. With your help we can continue to bring high-caliber public art projects and meaningful cultural programs to you in 2018 and beyond. We are already hard at work! Your generosity will directly support the work we do, and will let us know that the effort we make every day is worthwhile.

Thank you in advance for your generosity.
Our most sincere wishes for a beautiful holiday season!

 

Thanks for Celebrating Halloween with Count Orlok

Posted on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

In honor of Andrea Mastrovito, the artist behind the film NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century, More Art threw a Halloween Masquerade at The Box on Thursday, October 26th. The night was hosted by Miz Cracker, celebrated performer and writer. Performance by Marco Capelli, and live aerialists performing death-defying stunts.

To learn more about the film, please visit the project website.

Launch Party for New Alessi Limited Edition

Posted on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

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More Art Launches a NEW Limited Edition with Andrea Mastrovito + Alessi

Join Us May 11th | 6-8pm

Alessi SoHo
130 Greene Street
NYC

RSVP TODAY!

First 10 in-store purchases receive 10% off
coupon: nysferatu

Deadline Extended! 2017 Engaging Artists Fellowship

Posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

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This year’s program is focused on Immigration, Economics, and Labor Justice. Application Extension: Monday, April 10th @ 12pm. Find out more information, here. Email questions to PJ@moreart.org

It Would Not Have Been Possible Without You!

Posted on Monday, November 21st, 2016

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Thanks to you, this year’s Benefit Gala + Silent Auction was a resounding success! The funds raised make it possible for More Art to continue providing a platform for artists and New York City communities to address critical social issues through public art. Only together can we continue to offer free educational programs for Middle and High School students, senior citizens, English as a new language learners, and emerging socially-engaged artists. Thank You!

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Click here to see more images from the evening! Photography by Nicole Craine.

A big thanks to our “Feed More Art to the World” Honorees:
Hans Haacke and Claus Meyer

Thank you to everyone including, our guests, More Art staff and board of directors, auction donors & artists, and gala sponsors who made this evening possible!