Go: A Community Curated Open Studio Project


 

Go: A Community Curated Open Studio Project

September 8 & 9, 11am – 7pm
NARS Community Programs : September 8th, 2 - 4 PM

The NARS Foundation is teaming up with the Brooklyn Museum's GO Project. There are over 50 artist studios to visit at NARS!  Community members registered as voters can visit the NARS Studios and help decide who will be part of a group exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum in early December. For more information and learn how you can vote for your favorite artist, please visit: www.gobrooklynart.org.

On Saturday, September 8th from 2- 4 PM, in conjunction with the Go Project and our newest exhibition Interpreting Rituals: The Butterfly Effect, an exploration into the notion of sacredness in contemporary society, the NARS Foundation will offer an afternoon of community public programming. Join Ed Lin, Anelise Chen and Rahna Reiko Rizzuto of theAsian American Writers Workshop as they each present their readings and reflections on sacredness and spirituality. We will also host a performance by spoken word artists from Buendia, a local grassroots Sunset Park artist collective. 

Throughout the afternoon, a Clay Workshop for children and families will be offered by NARS studio artist Maria Hupfield, along with a chance to enjoy tea from a set of ceramic vessels created by exhibiting artist Ming Yuen-Schat.

2:00 PM : Reading by the Asian American Writers Workshop
3:00 PM : Spoken word Performance by Buendia
2:00 – 4:00 PM : Clay Workshop For Children and Families
2:00 – 4:00 PM : Interactive Tea Service


NARS Foundation
201 46th Street, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11220 

Gallery Hours
Monday-Friday: 12-5pm and by Appointment Only


The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization committed to supporting artists and curators on an international level as well as engaging the local community in Brooklyn and the Greater New York area. NARS provides an array of creative support services and professional development opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists through short-term integrated residency programs, affordable long-term studio spaces, progressive exhibition programs, and engaging public programs. These services operate in conjunction with our education and community outreach initiatives. Our mission is to present diverse platforms on which to nurture creative inspiration and innovative cross-pollination of ideas.


For further information, please contact us at www.narsfoundation.org / info@narsfoundation.org / 718-768-2765.