History Alive Final Event: Brownsvile
Jun
12
6:30 PM18:30

History Alive Final Event: Brownsvile

"Change is constant but still we rise..."

Created by the Brownsville Players - Students from the Middle School for Arts and Philosophy and Seniors from the Brownsville community. A presentation of scenes inspired by their own stories of immigrating to America, and migrating to New York.  Directed by Teaching Artist Margo Brooks, sponsored by the Brooklyn Arts Council
 

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Legacy Arts Final Event: Weill Cornell Medicine
Jun
12
11:00 AM11:00

Legacy Arts Final Event: Weill Cornell Medicine

Elders Share the Arts, in partnership with the Weill-Cornell Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine HIV and Aging Program presents this Legacy Arts program.  Over the last 8 weeks, participants in have gathered under the guidance of ESTA’s Teaching Artist Antonia Perez to create works of art based on their life experiences.

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History Alive Final Event: JASA Coney Island Active Aging
May
30
3:00 PM15:00

History Alive Final Event: JASA Coney Island Active Aging

Featuring artwork created by seniors form JASA Coney Island Active Aging and students from I.S. 303 Herbert S. Eisenberg School.  Hear stories and view art created over the course of an 8-week intergenerational exploration of the Senses - Touch, Sound, Sight, Smell, and Taste!  Led by Teaching Artist Ray Lin

 

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Final Event: History Alive! Story-Sharing
Dec
21
1:00 PM13:00

Final Event: History Alive! Story-Sharing

  • Selfhelp Innovative Senior Center (map)
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Our long-running History Alive program in Flushing, Queens is lead again by Master Teaching Artist Marsha Gildin, this year with assistance from dance artist Mary Suk!  Join elders from Selfhelp Innovative Senior Center and 5th graders from PS 24 as they share their stories on the theme of COMMUNITY.

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Final Exhibit: Legacy Arts Life Collage at Cornell
Dec
1
2:30 PM14:30

Final Exhibit: Legacy Arts Life Collage at Cornell

  • Weill-Cornell Hospital, CAYUGA ROOM (Basement) (map)
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Elders Share the Arts, in partnership with the Weill-Cornell Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine HIV and Aging Program, presents the culminating event of Life Collage! Over 10 weeks, participants have gathered under the guidance of ESTA’s Teaching Artist Paul Ferrara to create works of art based on their life experiences. Come celebrate with them at the Center for Special Studies party where you will hear from the teaching artist and participants and view this incredible work.

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FINAL EXHIBIT: Legacy Arts Life Collage at Weill-Cornell
Dec
2
2:30 PM14:30

FINAL EXHIBIT: Legacy Arts Life Collage at Weill-Cornell

Elders Share the Arts, in partnership with the Weill-Cornell Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine HIV and Aging Program presents the culminating event of Legacy Arts' Life Collage! Over the last 10 weeks, participants in have gathered under the guidance of ESTA’s Teaching Artist Paul Ferrara to create works of art based on their life experiences. Come celebrate with them at the Center for Special Studies party where you will hear from the teaching artist and participants and view this incredible work. 

For more information, contact Julie: jkline@estanyc.org

 

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FINAL EXHIBIT: Legacy Arts Life Collage program at DOROT
Aug
3
2:00 PM14:00

FINAL EXHIBIT: Legacy Arts Life Collage program at DOROT

This Legacy Arts program was a five-week life collage program held at the Society for the Advancement of Judaism on the Upper West Side.  Participants used inspiration taken from their own lives in combination with weekly themes introduced by teaching artist Emily Abramson, to create dramatic, colorful, vibrant, and complex collages each week.  

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FINAL EXHIBIT: Legacy Arts Hand Built Clay Sculpture
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

FINAL EXHIBIT: Legacy Arts Hand Built Clay Sculpture

  • Cypress Hills Fulton Street Senior Center (map)
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Check out hand-built clay sculptures, created over the course of 18-weeks by Cypress Hills elders. You’ll see sculptures inspired by personal stories, memories and life experiences in this special exhibition.  Entertainment and refreshments are included.

For more information, call ESTA's office at 718.398.3870

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FINAL EVENT: The Art of Personal Intergenerational Storytelling
May
31
3:30 PM15:30

FINAL EVENT: The Art of Personal Intergenerational Storytelling

In partnership with seniors from JASA and students from Grand Street Settlement, Elders Share the Arts implemented its signature History Alive! intergenerational storytelling program, lasting 10-sessions, led by ESTA Teaching Artist Robin Bady. Come celebrate the final presentation of these stories performed by youth and elders alike!  Open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.

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FINAL EXHIBIT: Journeys Through Collage
May
10
5:00 PM17:00

FINAL EXHIBIT: Journeys Through Collage

Join ESTA as we celebrate the creativity of participants from the SAGE / GRIOT CIRCLE Center. Come and experience the amazing art that these participants created based on their life, and the communities they live in. As part of the evening you will be able to create you very own collage and take it home with you that night - thanks to our partners at Dick Blick / Utrecht Art Supplies. 

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Bel Kaufman FlameKeeper Ceremony
May
5
6:00 PM18:00

Bel Kaufman FlameKeeper Ceremony

 

Join ESTA for an amazing evening as we celebrate the  legacy of Sheldon Harnick, known for his work as lyricist for Fiddler on the Roof, and Wendy Miller, wife of the late Dr. Gene Cohen, and author of the newly released book Sky Above Clouds. 

 

6:00 PM Cocktail Reception

7:00 PM  Award Ceremony & Presentation

Interested in buying tickets? Click here for more information!

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We are proud to also celebrate the 15 year anniversary of the National Center for Creative and Dr. Gene Cohen's Innovative Research -- true trailblazers! 

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