Category Archives: Events

Gates, Borders, Barriers: Closing Celebration

Posted on Tuesday, June 20th, 2023

Join us in celebration on Thursday, June 29, from 6-8 pm at Columbus Park in Downtown Brooklyn for a movement-based performance by Jonathan González and Katrina Reid to mark the closing of Fred Wilson’s Mind Forged Manacles/Manacle Forged Minds. The performance will be followed by a community celebration with refreshments from Drive Change, a food truck and hospitality-centered fellowship program that supports formerly incarcerated young people and creates quality employment pathways to ensure their economic and emotional wellbeing.

Gates, Borders, Barriers: 2022 Engaging Artists Fellows

Posted on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023

Join us on May 19th as Yeseul Song and Maya Simone Z. with collaborator Cinthia Chen kickstart the Spring 2023 season of our Gates, Borders, Barriers public program series! Developed in response to Fred Wilson’s sculpture, Mind Forged Manacles/Manacle Forged Minds, artists from More Art’s Engaging Artists 2022 Fellowship program present work that highlights invisible barriers, community, and monuments.

EA Fellows to meet with artists for PPE distribution

Posted on Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Ed Giardina and Devon Tsuno along with their student artists from Cypress College Art Department and CSU Dominguez Hills PRAXIS art engagement program + DHAC student art club are voluntarily working together (remotely) to construct, assemble, and distribute face shields to communities in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.   These southern California communities include healthcare and essential workers, such as

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SMORGASBORD: Engaging Artists presentations at CUE Art Foundation.

Posted on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

More Art is proud to present SMORGASBOARD, a series of workshops, performances, and presentations on December 14 led by the 2018-19 cohort of Engaging Artists fellows, including Ro Garrido, Nola Hanson, Zaq Landsberg, Manuel Molina Martagon, Julian Louis Phillips, Philip Santos Schaffer, and Candace Thompson.

Our first book, More Art in the Public Eye, will be available January 2020 through Duke University Press!

Posted on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

More Art in the Public Eye (Duke University Press) Micaela Martegani, Jeff Kasper, and Emma Drew, editors It throws down the gauntlet to artists, writers, thinkers, and activists, encouraging and inspiring us all to be fearless as we address the truly urgent conversations of the twenty-first century. —Carol Becker, Dean of Columbia University School of the

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Public Water: a multisite project by Mary Mattingly

Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

What does it mean to reframe your relationship to the water systems around you, both visible and invisible? What if you began to see yourself as a steward of this most precious resource? More Art is producing an artwork by Mary Mattingly focused on the NYC water supply and its relationship to the West of

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