Legacy Arts Storytelling and Life Collage
Apr
6
Jun 27

Legacy Arts Storytelling and Life Collage

  • Eileen C Dugan Amico Senior Center

Older adults tell stories and create accompanying life collages, led by master teaching artists Susan Fleminger and Robin Bady, aiming for a final exhibit and story-sharing June 27!  Supported by the DCA's SU-CASA grant.

Legacy Arts Clowning and Visual Arts
Apr
14
Jun 30

Legacy Arts Clowning and Visual Arts

  • Stanley Isaacs Senior Center

Seniors from Stanley Isaacs Senior Center, led by teaching artists John Leo and Emily Abramson, create a performance based on their life-stories - enhanced by clowning techniques and visual art pieces!


Legacy Arts Plastic Bag Weaving
Apr
20
Jun 22

Legacy Arts Plastic Bag Weaving

  • Ridgewood-Bushwick Senior Center

Older Adults at Ridgewood-Bushwick Senior Center create beautiful new items and artwork out of house-hold objects, led by master teaching artist Antonia Perez.  Final exhibit of work on June 22!  Generously supported by Councilman Rafael Espinal.

Legacy Arts Your Dance, Your Stories Program
Mar
21
Jun 20

Legacy Arts Your Dance, Your Stories Program

  • Hope Gardens Senior Center

Master teaching artist Penelope McCourty along with assistant Evelyn Sanchez lead older adults at Hope Gardens Senior Center in a dance program - incorporating their stories of their lives as dancers.  Culminating in a salsa dance-based performance piece on June 20!  Generously supported by Councilman Rafael Espinal.

Legacy Arts - Story-telling
Mar
8
May 17

Legacy Arts - Story-telling

  • DOROT

An 8 week Legacy Arts story-telling program with seniors from DOROT in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, led by master teaching artist Robin Bady.

See It, Sculpt It: Hand-Build Clay Workshop
Mar
1
Jun 14

See It, Sculpt It: Hand-Build Clay Workshop

  • Cypress Hills Fulton Street

Teaching artist Lisa Lincoln leads a hand-built clay workshop with elders at Cypress-Hills Fulton Street Center. Generously supported by Councilman Rafael Espinal.

Life Collage program at DOROT
Jul
6
Aug 3

Life Collage program at DOROT

ESTA is happy to announce a new partnership with DOROT to lead a 5-week Life Collage program this summer at the Society for the Advancement of Judaism in the Upper West Side!  Participants will use their own life stories as inspiration for their work, lead by expert teaching artist Emily Abramson. 

LEGACY ARTS: Plastic Fiber Arts at Cypress Hills Houses!
May
17
Jun 28

LEGACY ARTS: Plastic Fiber Arts at Cypress Hills Houses!

  • Cypress Hills Houses

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

8-SESSION PLASTIC FIBER ARTS PROGRAM

STARTING MAY 17TH 2016

(DATES: 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/10, 6/14, 6/21, 6/24, 6/28)

TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS 2:00PM – 4:00PM

During this course, you’ll learn to crochet using plastic fibers. You’ll create sculptures and usable objects inspired by your stories, memories and life experiences. At the end of this 8-week course, we will join together to celebrate your work!

To sign up, call ESTA's office at 718.398.3870

HISTORY ALIVE! Intergenerational Writing in the Bronx!
Apr
4
Jun 13

HISTORY ALIVE! Intergenerational Writing in the Bronx!

  • Boys and Girls Club

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

10-SESSION INTERGENERATIONAL WRITING and THEATER PROGRAM

STARTING APRIL 4TH 2016

MONDAYS 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Develop your skills as a writer in this intergenerational program! Engage in rich dialogue with students of the Boys and Girls Club in Parkchester, and elders from PEP for Seniors! Develop storytelling and performance techniques, make new friends, and share your story through writing and theater!

To sign up, call ESTA's office at 718.398.3870

HISTORY ALIVE! Intergenerational Storytelling in Bushwick!
Mar
29
May 31

HISTORY ALIVE! Intergenerational Storytelling in Bushwick!

  • JASA Family Friendly Senior Center

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

10-SESSION INTERGENERATIONAL STORYTELLING PROGRAM

STARTING MARCH 29TH 2016

TUESDAYS 4:30PM - 530P

 

Learn the art of storytelling! Engage in rich dialogue between middle school students in Bushwich, and elders from JASA Family Friendly Senior Center! Develop storytelling and performance techniques, make new friends, and strengthen YOUR community through the art of storytelling!

To sign up, call ESTA's office at 718.398.3870

HISTORY ALIVE! Wearable Art in Coney Island!
Mar
23
Jun 1

HISTORY ALIVE! Wearable Art in Coney Island!

  • I.S. 303 Herbert Eisenberg

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

10-SESSION INTERGENERATIONAL VISUAL ARTS PROGRAM

STARTING MARCH 23rd 2016

MONDAYS 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Create WEARABLE ART based on your life experiences and cultural heritage with youth from the I.S. 303 Herbert Eisenberg, end elders from JASA Coney Island Active Aging in Coney Island! Develop skills in the visual arts, make new friends, and share your story!

To sign up, call ESTA's office at 718.398.3870

LEGACY ARTS: Clay Sculpture in Cypress Hills!
Feb
24
Jun 15

LEGACY ARTS: Clay Sculpture in Cypress Hills!

  • Cypress Hills Fulton Street Senior Center

18-SESSION

CLAY SCULPTURE PROGRAM

STARTING FEBRUARY 24TH 2016

Wednesdays 10:00AM – 12:00PM

During this course, you’ll learn about the art of hand-built clay sculpture. You’ll create sculptures inspired by your stories, memories and life experiences. Enjoy a trip to the Brooklyn Museum to learn about sculpture techniques from all over the world! At the end of this 18-week course, your own work will be featured in a special exhibition!

This program is no longer open for registration.

 

HISTORY ALIVE! Intergenerational Theatre in Flushing!
Nov
17
Mar 29

HISTORY ALIVE! Intergenerational Theatre in Flushing!

  • PS 24 Andrew Jackson

16-SESSION INTERGENERATIONAL THEATRE PROGRAM

STARTING NOVEMBER 17th 2016

TUESDAYS 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Elders from Selfhelp Innovative Senior Center in Flushing, Queens join 5th grade students from P.S. 24 Andrew Jackson Elementary to create an original theatre piece based on personal stories and life experiences!

This program is no longer open for registration.

LEGACY ARTS: Journeys Through Collage in Brooklyn!
Nov
17
May 10

LEGACY ARTS: Journeys Through Collage in Brooklyn!

  • SAGE/Griot Circle

20-SESSION VISUAL ARTS PROGRAM

STARTING NOVEMBER 17TH 2016

TUESDAYS 10:30PM – 12:30PM

During this course, participants learn about the art of collage, creating visual artworks using mixed media, that are inspired by personal stories, memories and life experiences. At the end of this twenty-week course, the work will be featured in a special exhibition!

This program is no longer open for registration.

LEGACY ARTS: Writing from Life Experience in Morningside Heights!
Oct
5
May 23

LEGACY ARTS: Writing from Life Experience in Morningside Heights!

  • Morningside Retirement and Health Services

18-SESSION WRITING PROGRAM

STARTING OCTOBER 5TH, 2015

MONDAYS 2:30PM-4:30PM

For 21 years, this program has thrived at Morningside Retirement and Health Services (MRHS)! During this course, participants practice and develop their skills as a writer, share and critique each other's work, and celebrate with a final reading at the end of the program in the spring! All participants' work gets featured on this group's very own live blog, Get Your Wordsworth.

This program is no longer open for registration.