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Exhibits Past 2013 / 2014 |  Past Archives

SPECIAL EVENT
Go With The Flow
Interactive Performance With artist, Thea Lanzisero
Pop- up Performances:
Tuesday June 18, 10am-1pm
Wednesday, June 19, 10am-1pm
Final Performance:
Opening Reception of NYFA's Mark Artists
July 21, 1pm-4pm

Participants are invited to join in as active players or audience members in the process of building structures. The process can be interpreted as movement, dance or a game. Through this physical interaction of seeing, interpreting and play a better understanding of contemporary art emerge.
The completed structures will then become a temporary addition to the museum show. Video too!
Follow Thea: facebook Artist-Thea-Lanzisero / twitter @tlanz

This project was made possible with funds from the JP Morgan Chase Regrant Program. The JP Morgan Chase Regrant Program is administered In Nassau and Suffolk Counties by the Huntington Arts Council, Inc.

For more information contact:
thealanzisero@yahoo.com
or visit
www.thealanzisero.com

 
Islip Arts Council Museum Exhibit

La Placita 
Curated by Beth Giacummo & Loretta Corbisiero
December 5, 2012 – February 17, 2013
Reception: December 16th from 1-4pm

               
La Placita, common in the Caribbean Islands, where the community comes together to celebrate and experience flavorful food and festivals of music and art. Experience the vibrant excitement of the Caribbean Plaza through La Placita, a survey of New York artists originally from the Caribbean, or inspired by the culture of the Caribbean.
 
Francisco Alvarado-Juárez, David Antonio Cruz, Maria Dominguez, Becky Franco, Lisa Iglesias, Veronique Leriche Fischetti, Miguel Luciano, Reyes Melendez, Ronny Quevedo, celebrate the pride, heritage and traditions of the Caribbean by embracing the diverse population and infused cultures indicative of the islands through their artwork. 

This exhibition is Sponsored By Briarcliffe College
briarcliff sponsor islip arts council

SPECIAL COORDINATING EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS:

PIÑATA MAKING WORKSHOP Ages 7-12
With Jamie Mareno
Piñatas, a traditional party activity in the Caribbean. Students will make their own party "piñata".   
January 26, 2013: Saturday 1-4 p.m.
Fee: $25 per session (includes materials)
 
MASK MAKING WORKSHOP Ages 7-12
With Jamie Mareno
Influences of Africa and Europe are shown in Caribbean masks.  In this workshop students will create their own Carnival mask of the Caribbean.
February 10, 2013: Sunday 1-4 p.m.
Fee: $25 per session (includes materials)
 
LECTURE SERIES
With Chef Patricia Bove
Explore the culinary impact of Columbus' discovery of the New World through the Columbus Exchange of Food Products lecture. Discussion will focus on the food products and cooking techniques from the Caribbean that completely changed the European culinary after Columbus' discovery.
February 2, 2013: Saturday 6-8pm
Fee: $25 (includes tasting)
 
CARNIVAL BALL
Don your mask or finest dress to celebrate this Caribbean tradition and help support the arts.
February 7, 2013: Thursday 7-10pm
Fee: $75 per person ($50 for members)