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The Art of Healing through Creativity

On Saturday, June 30th, a spirit of healing reverberated throughout our first ever Art of Healing festival where we stood, arms in arms against gun violence and provided space for individuals to heal through pain through creative fun, music, and games. With support from the community, colleague arts organizations, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance,…

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Carnegie Hall + “The Beat of our Drums”

This year has brought a new, growing relationship with Carnegie Hall, first as a NeON Arts provider in the South Bronx; then as a featured arts organization at their “A Time Like This: Music for Change” concert; and most recently at their Spring Family Day on April 8. Exactly 1,703 people came through Carnegie Hall…

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AC Hotel Times Square: Do it Beautifully

“Thank you @nycthrive for this wonderful piece. Our collaboration means a lot to us and we are humbled by it.” – AC Hotels Times Square “If you can take the time to do something, you can take the time to do it beautifully.” This AC Hotels mantra inspired the “Beautifully” installation at our newest corporate…

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Dance. Thrive. Chill. X Burton NYC – The Video

Video by Vladimir Goroshnikov (Facebook). Music by Finsta Bundy (Facebook/ Soundcloud). To celebrate the new school year, the BURTON flagship store in Soho sponsored an evening of creative expression and youth empowerment on September 7, 2017. Three organizations that create positive impact for the youth of New York City joined forces in an event about movement, marks of expression and…

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Dance. Thrive. Chill. x Instagram

Enjoy this social media recap of “Dance. Thrive. Chill. x Burton NYC.” What a great night celebrating the freestyle cultures of board sports, dance, and visual arts at @burtonflagshipnyc with @chillfoundation @chill_nyc and @everybody_dance_now! Thanks to @jesse_lee_wilson @kunle313 and @sjwisneski for making it possible, along with the collaborating Burton staff, dancers, artists, and students. #WeAreThrive…

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Dance. Thrive. Chill. x Burton NYC

Please join us at the BURTON flagship store in Soho for an evening of creative expression and youth empowerment. Three organizations that create positive impact for the youth of New York City are joining forces in an event about movement, marks of expression and making turns. On Sept 7th Everybody Dance Now, Thrive Collective and…

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Holidays Thrive

On December 12, 2016, Thrive Collective participated in the kickoff event of Thrive NYC’s Week of Action with First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor Buery, and actor Dennis O’Hare in Union Square Park. As part of the event, the Mayor’s Community Assistance Unit invited passersby to collaborate with Thrive artists to create the custom “Holidays…

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Arise and Give Thanks

Thrive Collective presents “Give Thanks” to The Clemente Cultural Arts Center. Happy Thanksgiving! We at Thrive Collective have so much to be thankful for this year, most especially 2,800 arts and mentoring students at 23 of the 100 schools we served with 120 school partners — and the 800 volunteers, 40 artists, musicians, and filmmakers,…

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How Should We Love and Serve Our Cities?

Thrive Collective joined NY CityServe at the Movement Day Global Cities conference at the Jacob Javits Center on October 25-27, 2016. Friends from all over the world helped us create a collaborative mural by answering a simple question: “How should we love and serve our cities?” When the art installation was completed, it served as…

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Fuel the Sound

Together with apprentice artists Pilar Batista and Nico Collazo, Thrive’s Creative Director Sam Wisneski led a live, interactive art demonstration at the 2016 Fuel Student Conference on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Five hundred students from the greater New York City area attended the event, and dozens participated in the production of the Art Redemption mural…

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