Alice Austen House

Events

07/4/14– 07/4/14

Independence Day Celebration

 

Sounds of Liberty concert has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

07/12/14– 07/12/14

Forever Live Fly Presents: The Lets Start with Art Concert

This event will celebrate and encourage the freedom and unity of creative expression among youth on Staten Island. Opening with a celebration of three visual artists, Arjuna Routte- Prieur, Marcus Allen and J.REAL will place their artwork on easels. A live concert featuring a mix of different musical genres will showcase the music of Jessie Kuffner (Folk/Pop), Laya LaRoche (R&B) and close with Starda (Hip-Hop). 

5-7p.m. Visual art display
7-9p.m. Concert
 
FREE

This program is made possible (in part) by a DCA Premier Grant from Staten Island Arts, with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

07/16/142:00pm– 3:00pm

House and Exhibition Tour

Come learn more about the Alice Austen House and our current exhibition, Invisible Migrations, at our monthly House and Exhibition Tour.  $5 suggested donation.

07/19/14– 07/19/14

Slideluck Staten Island

7:00-9:00p.m. Potluck | 9:00-10:30p.m. Slideshow

Join us on the lawn for a curated multimedia slideshow of artists' work with the theme of Women's Work, combined with a potluck dinner!

To celebrate Alice Austen's independent and rebellious spirit, featured photography, artwork and multimedia pieces will explore the current state of women's lives and interests around the world. This theme may be addressed from a variety of perspectives, including inspiring success stories to revealing profound adversities to more playful interpretations. Our aim is to create dialogue and awareness about the issues women face globally.

The show will be curated by artist LaToya Ruby Frazier and Director of Photography at MSNBC.com Amy Pereira.

Featuring work by: Alice Proujansky  *  Andy Kropa  * Arlene Gottfried  *  Carrie Schneider  *  Cassandra Giraldo  *  Chiara Dazi  *  Denis Dailleux  *  Gillian Laub  *  Isadora Kosofsky  * Jackie Nickerson  *  Jamie Diamond  *  Jay Weichun  *  Jeanette Spicer  *  Lauren Fleishman  *  Lola Flash  *  Loubna Mrie  *  Maja Daniels  *  Sara Lewkowicz  *  Stacy Swiderski *  Susan Lipper  * Taylor Baucom  *  Yana Paskova

Drinks by Brooklyn Brewery | Music by Shira E | Bring a dish to share!

$5 suggested donation | FREE ADMISSION WITH FLAVORPILL RSVP!

Presentation sponsored by Richmond County Savings Foundation.  

07/21/14– 07/25/14

"Fun with Pinhole and Digital Photography" Summer Camp

(Ages 6 - 11)                                                 

Students will learn the elements of photography to take great shots! Bring your own camera or use our digital cameras and printers. Make a pinhole camera and learn darkroom techniques.  Make new friends too! Join us for a fun photo experience! Materials included

9:30am-12pm    

$175 per participant

For more information, call Ann Marie McDonnell, Director of Education at 718 816-4506 x13

07/28/14– 08/1/14

"Social Etiquette through Fun and Games" Summer Camp

(Ages 8-13)

This program introduces children to the skills they need for most any social situation including: common courtesies, etiquette in public places, welcoming behaviors, appropriate host and guest behaviors, dress and grooming for all occasions. We play lots of games including croquette and spud!

Lots of fun and terrific for development of social and communication skills!

9:30am-12pm    

$175 per participant

For more information, call Ann Marie McDonnell, Director of Education at 718 816-4506 x13

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