There are a number of events taking place between today and Monday that will feature the work of faculty from the Center for Applied Liberal Arts (CALA). Continue reading to learn more!
Friday, May 19th— The Brooklyn Historical Society opens its new museum and gift shop at the historic Empire Stores in DUMBO. Entrance during the opening weekend (May 20 + May 21) is free. The inaugural exhibit Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront features several works by award-winning photographer Lynn Saville. Saville is teaching Photographic NYC from Remarkable Locations this summer.
Monday May 22nd, 8pm- At Christ & Stephen’s Church (120 W 69th) Composer Ed Cionek’s violin-piano work, Stolen Moments in Green and Blue will be performed by Claudia Schaer, violin and Max Lifchitz, piano, in a chamber music program for violin, cello and piano, along with works by Fueyo, Lifchitz, Rodriguez, and Tann. A production by North-South Consonance. Cionek is teaching Master Composers of the Romantic Era this summer.
Monday May 22nd, 5pm– The New York Design Center at 200 Lexington Avenue will be hosting various events to mark the opening day of the High End Luxury Furniture Fair in NYC. This includes the “Fashion Show with Global Designers” at the Tucker Robins showroom featuring Zolaykha Sherzad’s collection Zarif Designs, produced in Kabul with the help of 52 local Afghan artisans. Sherzad was a panelist at NYU SPS’s recent event “Sustainability of Ethical Fashion in Our Brave New World.” This summer, CALA is offering various courses in Fashion and Interior Design.
May 16th-June 3rd- “Or Curse the Darkness: Atlantic Gallery Responds to Our Moment” is a temporary exhibit featuring artist Meera Thompson. On June 1st, join the artists and several art historians and critics for a special panel discussion. Thompson is teaching the following courses this summer: Drawing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Drawing Techniques for Art Specialists