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Feargal Doyle: Watercolor Instructor

“Watercolor is a very exciting medium, as it is impossible to completely control the results, you are forced into going with the flow and it lends itself to a more intuitive style.”   What is your background with the Educational Alliance/MCC and what brought you to teach at the Art…...

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Meet MCC: Boro-Linc Resident Artist Cozbi Cabrera

We feel extremely lucky and grateful to have been able to host Cozbi A. Cabrera as our Boro-Linc resident artist this season. Cozbi led our spring program attendees in heirloom doll-making workshops inspired by performances from Lincoln Center’s Jazz and Chamber Music orchestras. From April to June community members explored questions of…...

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Materials Center: Donate NYC Spotlight

The Manny Cantor Center and Teaching Beyond The Square Materials Center was recently featured in donateNYC’s “Donation Spotlight.” In March, donateNYC was contacted by another government agency looking to dispose of almost 1000 outdated uniform shirts responsibly and without producing waste. The catch? Because the shirts were decommissioned uniforms, they…...

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Meet Jessica Olah & Hilary Lorenz: Our Newest Art School Instructors

The Educational Alliance Art School has been around since 1905 and we’ve been lucky to have some pretty incredible students and teachers walk through our studios: Chaim Gross, Mark Rothko and Louise Nevelson just to name a few. This semester, we welcome two new teachers to the fold, Jessica Olah and…...

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MCC Member Reflection: Home Away From Home

A Home Away from Home: a member’s personal reflection on our Chaim Gross exhibition   Since September 2015, Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center has been my home away from home.  I started coming on a regular basis to drop off my son at pre-school, and then I found myself sticking…...

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