Events

Everybody Dance Now x Art of Healing

“This past weekend EDN had the honor of participating in yet another Art of Healing event where community leaders and organizations gather to help #endgunviolence. Gun violence is a huge epidemic across the US and thanks to @nycthrive and @manhattanda we were able to give something back in protest.” – Everybody Dance Now Video features…

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Volunteer: Art of Healing Comes to Central Harlem

Join us. Sign up to Volunteer The Art of Healing Festival is now officially a series! The second festival of 2019 comes to West 124th Street in Central Harlem on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Join us as we remember victims and survivors of gun violence and explore creative arts as a means to heal. Download…

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Art of Healing 2019: East Harlem Photo Diary

The second annual Art of Healing Festival returned to East Harlem on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Thank you to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance and his entire Community Partnerships Unit for recognizing the power of art to help us heal through trauma caused by guns and related violence. A Tradition Of Healing Continues The seed…

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Randy Mason rap with student

HeART Beat Queens Photo Diary (2019)

Thank you NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo, and Council Members Donovan Richards, Adrienne Adams, and Jimmy Van Bramer for trusting us to celebrate the Art a Catalyst for Change anti-gun violence initiative with the great students of IS 42, PS/MS 183, IS 8, IS 72, IS 111, and IS 204. On…

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flipping in the park

Volunteer for HeART Beat Queens 2019

Six hundred students from six Queens middle schools will converge at Roy Wilkins Park for the 2019 Queens HeART Beat Festival on May 30 from 10am – 1pm. Join us to provide an interactive, arts-based field day experience celebrating the completion of the Art a Catalyst for Change anti-gun violence initiative. Sponsored by the NYC Council, in…

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Skills, Drills, & Conditioning: Coming to BX and BK this Spring

This April and May, join Coach Damian at St. Mary’s Park and Recreation Center in the Bronx and Sunset Park Recreation Center in Brooklyn for an eight-week Basketball Skills, Drills, & Conditioning program.  The Bronx program is Mondays from 6-7:30 starting April 8th. Brooklyn is Wednesdays from 7:30-9 starting on April 10th. Go here to register,…

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Edition Times Square

This afternoon, we delivered four mixed media canvases to the Edition Times Square celebrating the hotel’s core values of Passion, Enchantment, Sophistication, and Authenticity. Hotel staff helped paint the canvases on Friday, February 8th, by interpreting those values during their staff training event. The canvases will be installed in the staff lounge/cafeteria and will be…

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Artist Gathering Featuring Kekoa

Our very own Kekoa will be featured at an upcoming artist gathering at The Clemente Cultural Center in the Lower East Side on 10/25 at 6:30pm. Hosted by Nelle Escalante, artist in residence at Abounding Grace Ministries, the event explores the intersection of art, faith, and social justice. Kekoa will share his story, and showcase…

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Advancing Together X Night at the Museum

So, this happened last night. Enjoy the completed portfolio here. View this post on Instagram Grateful to the Minority Corporate Council Association for inviting #ThriveCollective to create a live painting for auction at their Advancing Together Diversity Gala last night. So proud of @artbykekoa and @kristenigma for masterfully completing the canvas in 1.5 hours, and…

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