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UPCOMING EVENTS at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art in December 2019

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The Newhouse Center’s 2019 exhibitions are open through December 29 (Thursdays-Sundays), including some special extended hours for the Winter Lantern Festival. We have a variety of cool things happening between now and then, so I hope you’ll check it out. Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday season.

UPCOMING EVENTS at the Newhouse Center in December 2019

INK WASH PAINTING: BREAKING GROUND

Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Buildings C & G)

December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
General Admission: $10.00 | Student/Senior: $8.00 | Snug Harbor Member: $5.00
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Learn about ink wash painting through this immersive, hands-on workshop. Engage in meditative practice through the art of Shui-mo Hua to learn the traditional importance of meditation in Asian history.

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NEWHOUSE AFTER DARK: FEEDING GOATS

Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Buildings C & G)
December 12, 2019 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Doors open at 7:30 PM | Performance begins at 8:00 PM
General Admission: $10 | Snug Harbor Members: $8 | BUY TICKETS HERE

Feeding Goats is an experimental music collective created by painter and musician Michael Hafftka to explore improvisatory sounds in collaboration with a variety of musicians. They recently released Dream Time on destiny records 2018. Michael Hafftka – guitar, Yonat Hafftka – theremin, Cameron Mizell – guitar.

 

HEAL THE MAN IN ORDER TO HEAL THE LAND:

BLACKOUT POETRY WITH TATTFOO TAN

December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

UPCOMING EVENTS at the Newhouse Center in December 2019
UPCOMING EVENTS at the Newhouse Center in December 2019

Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Buildings C&G)

Admission: $10 | Includes access to the Newhouse Center | BUY TICKETS HERE

This is an exercise that illustrates the process of negation. You start to identify words from a page and string them together to make a poem. You can black out the rest of the page or leave them out to be readable. Bring books, magazines to share. We’ll hang the work as part of the exhibition at the end of the workshop. These Satsang events begin with an invocation, grounding, meditation and a run-down of the syllabus book, and introduction to non-duality.

ARTIST TALK: ROBERT BUNKIN, “UNDER CONSTRUCTION”: BREAKING GROUND

December 14, 2019 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Buildings C&G)
Admission: $10.00 | BUY TICKETS HERE

In this talk, exhibiting artist Robert Bunkin discusses the process and technique involved in his fresco installation Under Construction, as well as his travels to China. This program is in celebration of the Breaking Ground: Twenty Years of the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden exhibition, which is on display at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art through December 29, 2019.

 

 

HEAL THE MAN IN ORDER TO HEAL THE LAND:

MANDALA READING WITH TATTFOO TAN

December 21, 2019 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Buildings C&G)

Admission: $10 | Includes access to the Newhouse Center

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In this workshop, we’ll draw a mandala using circular template and try to read the meaning based on the colors, shapes and patterns created. You can hang this circle in your home as a holiday decoration. These satsang events begin with invocation, grounding, meditation and a run-down of the syllabus book, and introduction to non-duality.

Visit us during Lantern Fest Fridays!

Fridays: December 6, 13, 20, 27

Buildings A, C, D | Open until 8:00 PM

BUY TICKETS HERE to visit all 3 for $10

 

Come early, stay late for Lantern Fest Fridays at Snug Harbor!

 

On December 6, 13, 20, and 27, the Staten Island Museum, the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, and the Noble Maritime Collection will be open until 8:00 PM in celebration of the NYC Winter Lantern Festival activities.  Follow the lighted walkway to Snug Harbor’s front lawn to warm up and check out some amazing exhibitions while you’re here!

 

The Staten Island Museum (Building A) is New York City’s only general interest museum, engaging visitors with interdisciplinary exhibitions and educational programs that explore the dynamic connections between natural science, art, and history based on its diverse collections.

Since 1977, the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor offers visitors exhibitions ranging across contemporary art subjects and features a dynamic mix of emerging and established artists from NYC and beyond. It is housed in one of NYC’s first landmarked buildings and is Staten Island’s largest gallery space.

The Noble Maritime Collection (Building D) preserves and interprets the art, writings, and historical maritime artifacts of the distinguished Staten Island marine artist, John A. Noble (1913-83), and presents exhibitions and public programs centered on maritime art and history.

VISIT Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art is open Thurs – Fri, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM and Sat – Sun, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

 

The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art is thankful for the support from The NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, the Smithsonian Affiliations Program, and Materials for the Arts. 

 

Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional support provided by the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

 

Reclamation is made possible by the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. This project is made possible in part by a DCA Premier Grant from Staten Island Arts, with public funding for the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

 

Breaking Ground is made possible by the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional support is provided by Suzhou Tourism. Special thanks to Michael McWeeney.

 

The Breaking Ground exhibition is made possible by the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional support is provided by Suzhou Tourism. Breaking Ground events and programs are funded in part by the New York City Council Cultural Immigrant Initiative. Programming in the NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden is supported by Bank of America.

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