Thursday, December 26, 2019

Garrison Art Center

There are 5 days left to help us reach our 2019 fundraising goal.
In this season of gift-giving, we hope you value the gift of a place like Garrison Art Center. 
We are over half way to our Annual Appeal goal. Help us make it the rest of the way.
Your donation is 100% deductible. DONATE HERE.
Please know how much we appreciate your support and will use your donation wisely as we continue to keep programs and services expanding and moving forward!
With gratitude,
The Staff and Board of Garrison Art Center.

Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing, P.O. Box 4
Garrison, NY 10524

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Season's Greetings from NYU Wagner

Season's Greetings from Dean Sherry Glied and the entire NYU Wagner community.

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Season's greetings from Dean Sherry Glied and the entire NYU Wagner community!
Special thanks to Lilian Aluri (MPA-PNP), Dennis Grishin (MPA-HPAM), Gabriela Carrasco (MPA-PNP 2019), Tashiah Singleton (MPA-PNP), Giovanni Barcenes (MPA-PNP), Jon Thorne (MPA-PNP), Professor Vanessa Léon (MUP-2010), and Professor Thom Blaylock.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

UrbanGlass / Holiday Gifts

Shop our selection of thoughtfully curated and beautifully crafted jewelry, housewares, and gifts, online or at UrbanGlass|ware, located in Brooklyn

Songbirds by Nomadic Glass
Each playful bird has its own personality and is made 
from blown borosilicate glass. 

Toast and Butter Pat by Deborah Czeresko
Czeresko's Buffet Line is a collection of sculptural glass forms that challenges the gender roles associated with foods. Toast and butter sold separately. 

Accordion Neckpiece Luisa Restrepo
A mirrored glass, brushed brass neckpiece, part of the UrbanSparkle exhibition.
Our location at 647 Fulton Steet will be open the following hours to help with all of your gift giving needs.
Friday, December 20
Saturday, December 21
Sunday, December 22
Monday, December 23
Tuesday, December 24
*Online UrbanGlass|ware purchases will arrive in the new year.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Garrison Art Center

What could be a better gift than time spent making art?
Give the gift of a class at Garrison Art Center.

Pottery with Lisa Knaus, Beth Bolgla, and Ada Pilar Cruz
starts January 5
Classes run on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, in the morning, afternoon, and evening
Sculpture with James Murray starts January 11, 11am-3pm
Learn how to use tools and create art from a master woodworker.
NEW! Storytelling with Photographs with Nancy LeVine starts January 12, 11am-2pm
Experience a combination of a group class and one-on-one sessions with this new format for a photography class. 
Yoga For All Artists with Dani Locastro starts January 14, 12pm-1:15pm
Join us for this fundamental yoga class that links the creative connections between art and yoga.
Children's Pottery with Renee Curci Ivanoff starts January 14 or 17, 4pm-5:30pm
Have your child join us after school to pinch, slab, coil, and throw clay.
Making Monotypes with Elana Goren starts January 16, 6pm-8:30pm
Come explore the painterly printmaking techniques that result in exciting and unique ways to create one-of-a-kind impressions.

Watercolor and Beyond with Linda Barboni starts January 17, 10:30am-1:30pm 
Open to new and experienced painters alike. Come see why folks love this class! 
NEW! Responsive Drawing and Collage Making  with Andrea Moreau starts January 18, 10:30am-1pm
Students will create collages that combine drawn and found elements in this new class.
Family Clay Studio with Renee Curci Ivanoff starts January 18, 10am-11:30am or 12pm-1:30pm
Children and the adults in their lives work side by side in this multi-generational class.
NEW! Beginning Fiddle/Mandolin with Harry Bolick starts January 22, 7:30pm-9pm
Learn a new tune each week! Class will be adjusted to meet the abilities and needs of each student.
Drop In Drawing + Painting From Life (monitor only, no teacher) ongoing Mondays, 9:30am-12:30pm
Ongoing sessions for those that want to draw and paint from a live model. Short poses.
Don't know which one to pick? GIVE THE GIFT OF ART with an ART ED card.
Deadline for to order one for Holiday delivery is
December 18, 2019.

EXHIBITIONS through January 5
PHOTOcentric 2019 and Analecta: Excerpts from a Whole, photographs by Cali Gorevic. Please check our website for special holiday hours.

Sunday, December 15, 2019


Glass Chicken Leg by Deb Adler

Deb Adler & Morgan Peterson

Intensive | 5 Sessions: January 6 — January 10
Monday - Friday, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Reduce, Reuse, Re-FUSE: Experimental Kilnforming with Recycled Glass with Morgan Gilbreath
Intensive | 5 Sessions: January 13 — January 17
Monday - Friday, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Nate Sheaffer
Intensive | 5 Sessions: January 21 — January 25
Tuesday - Saturday, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Saturday, December 14, 2019

El Museo del Barrio / 2020

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As 2019 is slowly fading away, at El Museo del Barrio we are ready to receive the year with our traditional
Three Kings Day Parade and Celebration to be held on Monday, January 6, 2020!

Friday, December 13, 2019

UrbanGlass / Gift Cards

Give the gift of a glass experience this holiday season! A gift card may be used toward classes, open studio activities, or private lessons. 
Shop Class Gift Cards

Sunday, December 8, 2019


Holiday Stained Glass with Michelle Hinebrook
Weekend | 2 Sessions:
December 14 — December 15
Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Create a small holiday-themed object to decorate your home or as a lovely gift. During this two-day class, students can take inspiration from templates of holiday symbols and shapes or bring their own ideas to class. Create a snowman, snowflake, star, tree, or a three-dimensional hanging object to brighten your world this holiday season.

Open to all levels and ages 11 and up, 9 with parent/guardian supervision.

Thursday, December 5, 2019


Sean Baumbach
Weekend | 2 Sessions: December 14 — December 15
Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Explore the fundamentals of blowing glass ornaments at the torch. Students will learn torch control and heating techniques in order to blow their own glass holiday decorations. 

Beginning with clear glass, the instructor will demonstrate managing a variety of flame types, along with heating and blowing techniques to create the ideal bubble. Once the class has had a chance to create a bubble in clear, we will move into coloring and decorative techniques. The instructor will demonstrate techniques including frit/powder, wrap and rake.

The class will then have open flame time to explore and create with assistance available during the remainder of the course.

Open to all levels and ages 11 and up, 9 with parent/guardian supervision.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Garrison Art Center / PHOTOcentric 2019

We are pleased to announce two upcoming exhibitions in
The Riverside Galleries. Opening Saturday, December 7,
we will be celebrating the photographic image.
The exhibitions will feature a wide range of subjects
and styles that utilize a variety of photographic techniques
from silver gelatin to digital format. In the Balter Gallery,
we will be honoring accomplished photographer and
founder of PHOTOcentric, Cali Gorevic. The Gillette Gallery
will present
PHOTOcentric, our international juried photography exhibition,
featuring 50 works selected by jurors Robin Rice, successful
New York City gallerist/photographer, and Cali Gorevic.

Monday, December 2, 2019


Create hand-made gifts for family, friends, or for yourself to enjoy this winter at one of our holiday-focused classes.

All Ages Snowflakes with Dylan Karle
One-Day Workshop | December 7
Saturday, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Do you want to build a snowflake? Come and play with us in the flameworking studio as we turn glass rods into eye-catching, shimmering creations. All skill levels and ages are welcome. Topics covered will include basic borosilicate glass skills such as solid seals, gathering, stretching, bending, and assembling, which we will use to construct our snowflakes!

Open to all levels and ages 11 and up, 9 with parent/guardian supervision.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Garrison Art Center

Picasso Meets Mr. Potato Head for Kindergartners-3rd graders with Barbara Herzfeld on December 6, 1pm-2:30pm 
Students can join us when school isn't in session for this fun art history and drawing workshop at the Art Center. 
Yoga For All Artists with Dani Locastro on December 10+17, 12pm-1:30pm
Join us for this fundamental yoga mini session between the holidays that links the creative connections between art and yoga.
Watercolor and Beyond with Linda Barboni starts December 13, 10:30am-1:30pm
Open to new and experienced painters alike. Come see why folks love this class!
Look for our new class schedule in the coming weeks with classes beginning in January 2020. GIVE THE GIFT OF ART with an ART ED card. Deadline for to order one for Holiday delivery is December 18, 2019.

Friday, November 29, 2019

GLASS: The UrbanGlass Quarterly / A Glossy Art Magazine

From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Garrison Art Center

A nonprofit’s year-end giving campaign is one of the most important fundraising efforts taken on throughout the year. This Annual Appeal is the time when we thank you for your generous past support and ask that you continue to give a monetary gift to Garrison Art Center in return for the gifts we offer the community:

Your year-end donation is crucial in helping us give these gifts and to allow Garrison Art Center to continue to be a gift to artists of all ages.
Think of all you have seen and experienced at Garrison Art Center this year and give generously!