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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Each Spring semester, the 2nd year Community Access Through the Arts class visits Materials For The Arts, located in Long Island City, NYC. Materials for the Arts is New York’s premiere reuse center, providing a way for companies and individuals to … Continue reading

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Faculty Member Val Sereno Presents at the American Society on Aging Conference

Val Sereno, faculty member in MPS Art Therapy, presented this past Monday at the American Society on Aging (ASA) conference in Chicago. There were over 2,000 mental health professionals in attendance at the Hyatt Regency.  Her workshop was a collaboration with two … Continue reading

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The New American Landscape

The Creative Arts Therapists of Color group will be holding an exhibition, The New American Landscape: Unearthing the American Unconscious, March 20-31 in the MPS Art Therapy Department’s 5th Floor Project Space Gallery at 132 West 21 Street in NYC. … Continue reading

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Last Chance: YOUR TURN Closes March 18

This week is the last chance to see YOUR TURN, MPS Art Therapy’s spring exhibition. SVA Flatiron Gallery, 133 West 21st Street. Monday- Friday 9am-7pm. Saturday 10am-6 pm. Free and open to the public.    

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MoMA Touch Tour

As part of the 2nd year Community Access Through the Arts course, instructor Val Sereno took her class to the Museum of Modern Art for a presentation detailing MoMA’s Access Programs, and a demonstration of a Touch Tour. We’ve asked … Continue reading

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Narratives Grow Reception: Thursday, March 2, 6:30-8pm

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YOUR TURN: On View Through March 18

  The spring exhibition is an important part of the MPS Art Therapy curriculum, allowing students to consider ways to involve the community in their work.  Usually included as part of the students’ supervision class, this year it has been … Continue reading

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Evolutions of Us

MPS Art Therapy’s Special Projects Program collaborates with a variety of populations throughout New York.  In their latest project, students work with the artists of the organization Being Neighborly.  Their work is exhibited in a show entitled “Evolutions of Us,” … Continue reading

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YOUR TURN Opens Tonight!

Students and staff have been busy this week installing our annual Spring Exhibition, YOUR TURN, and it’s on-view for a sneak peek tonight, before it officially opens tomorrow. Please stop by if you can. The show will be up February … Continue reading

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Evolution of Us

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