FINAL PERFORMANCE: Legacy Arts Story-telling at DOROT
Dec
14
1:00 pm13:00

FINAL PERFORMANCE: Legacy Arts Story-telling at DOROT

  • Ansche Chesed

Join an incredible group of seniors from DOROT as they share stories of love, life, laughter and legacy!  Lead by award-winning storyteller Robin Bady, this performance will include story-sharing, refreshments, humor, and fun!  Join us!

For more information, please contact Julie Kline at jkline@estanyc.org

 

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

 

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

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

FINAL EVENT: The Art of Personal Intergenerational Storytelling
May
31
3:30 pm15:30

FINAL EVENT: The Art of Personal Intergenerational Storytelling

  • Bushwick Hylan Community Center

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.

FINAL READING: Writing from Life Experience
May
17
2:30 pm14:30

FINAL READING: Writing from Life Experience

  • Thurgood Marshal Room

For over 20 years, Writing from Life Experience, ESTA'S Legacy Art's writing program, has thrived under the guidance of Teaching Artist, Susan Willerman. Come celebrate the final reading of this year's Writing from Life Experience at MRHS and hear these written works of art be told by the authors themselves! 

 

 

FINAL EXHIBIT: Journeys Through Collage
May
10
5:00 pm17:00

FINAL EXHIBIT: Journeys Through Collage

  • Flatbush Library

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. 

Bel Kaufman FlameKeeper Ceremony
May
5
6:00 pm18:00

Bel Kaufman FlameKeeper Ceremony

  • Lotos Club

 

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!

Interested in purchasing an ad for this year's program? Click here! 

 

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! 

FINAL EXHIBIT: Life Collage in Harlem!
Apr
29
1:30 pm13:30

FINAL EXHIBIT: Life Collage in Harlem!

  • Countee Cullen Library

Elders Share the Arts, in partnership with the SAGE Center Harlem presents the culminating event of Life Collage! Over the last 10 weeks, older adults of Harlem have gathered at the SAGE Center Harlem, 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 opening reception of Life Collage at the Countee Cullen Library in Harlem to discover the many ways in which life stories can be transformed into visual art!

Dick Blick In-Store Art-Making Event!
Apr
20
1:00 pm13:00

Dick Blick In-Store Art-Making Event!

  • Dick Blick Art Materials

Join Elders Share the Arts at Dick Blick Art Materials in Brooklyn for an arts workshop led by an ESTA Teaching Artist!!

Use Blick paints and decorative papers to create works of art around the theme of

LEGACY

To sign up, please contact Remy Kunstler at 718-398-3870 or programdirector@estanyc.org.

The first 3 people to sign up OVER THE AGE OF 55 will receive a $25 gift card to Dick Blick Art Materials!