From Teacher to Student: Alex Pimienta

Alex Pimienta was a teacher with the Educational Alliance Art School over 11 years ago, but recently returned to teach with us again and become a student. Alex moved to New York 25 years ago, and fell into the art scene through live music performances at Washington Square Park. After…...

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Getting Creative in Open Studio: Shannon Galligan-Stierle

I began my journey at The Manny Cantor Center in January 2015 in the Two’s Together program co-teaching with Pat Kornfeld.  I have enjoyed the past two years heading the 3-day 3’s classroom in the Educational Alliance Preschool but am very excited to be sharing a room this year with…...

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Program Closures for Professional Development Day

The following programs will be closed on Thursday, March 15 for Professional Development: • Teen Center, • Weinberg Center, • Child & Family Services, • Educational Alliance Preschool Manny Cantor Fitness, Educational Alliance Art School and College Prep Program will be open for normal operating hours. All programs will return…...

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Severe Weather Early Closure

Manny Cantor Center and all programs will close early today at 6:00 PM due to severe weather. MCC Fitness will close at 6:00 PM All Art School classes beginning at 6:00 PM or later are canceled Early Childhood programs ending at 6:00 PM will maintain a regular pick-up schedule Teen…...

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College Prep Spotlight: Nyla

Nyla Last month we celebrated college week, this month we’re celebrating our College Prep students and their achievements.  Where do you live, and how has that shaped you? I live on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, specifically in the Two Bridges neighborhood. I am proud to say that I…...

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