2015 Art Ambassador Rawan has launched a social media campaign and series of workshops at her Brooklyn High School all about fostering positive attitudes of religious tolerance and respect—especially towards Muslim women. Arts Ambassadors is More Art’s Teen Mentorship program focused on socially-engaged public art. Read more. Watch video. Tumblr.
Join the American Turban Project Workshop led by Vishavjit Singh on Tuesday, November 24th, 4-6pm | School of Visual Arts, 141 W. 21 Street, NYC | 4th Floor Painting Studio American Turban Project workshop is about exploring the power of cartoon images to tell stories, our own in some cases and creating new stories altogether.
After months of preparation, Sari Carel and More Art are gearing up to install the Borrowed Light sound-sculpture in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park. On May 8th the public artwork will open to the public. For five months this urban park, typically encroached upon by the sounds of the city, will instead be filled with the sounds
Our Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign needs one final push to help finance Borrowed Light by Sari Carel. In addition to knowing that you are supporting vital community arts programming in the Sunset Park community, you will receive unique rewards for pledges, including a social media shout-out, an invite to a preview event as well as, starting at the $150 level, a limited-edition print
Thanks to you, our 10th Anniversary Gala was a resounding success. The funds raised make it possible for More Art to continue to provide a public platform of expression for artists and community members through public art projects in NYC, and free educational programs for Middle and High School students and emerging artists.
Our final speaker session on July 17th was a great introduction to the work of socially engaged practices within the arts. We were informed of the work of artists/activists Jordan Seiler and Caroline Woolard, as well as Paula Z. Segal, who as an attorney works within the public space, often collaborating with artists. Jordan Seiler