Materials for the Arts
A supplier of material resources to over 3,800 arts and cultural organizations and public schools. Materials for the Arts accepts products and materials from companies that no longer need them and distributes them to artists and educators that do. In the process, the program diverts hundreds of tons of valuable resources from entering NYC’s waste stream each year.
Materials for the Arts is a program of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and receives funding from New York City Departments of Sanitation and Education.
Types of Materials:Art Supplies, Books, Fabric & Textiles, Furniture (Office), Media (CD/DVD), and Paper
Materials Accepted From:General public, Businesses & Institutions
Materials for the Arts on Twitter
May 23, 2013 - 2 #expo1 events on art, sustainability & urban issues @MoMAPS1: Mary Mattingly (5/30) & Mierle Laderman-Ukeles(7/25) http://t.co/vuU747viau
May 23, 2013 - Hey teachers! Learn new ways to make Common Core learning fun by creating games for project-based instruction: http://t.co/RIE7RBoVg9
May 23, 2013 - @costumegirljo You're welcome! And we'd love to come by for a mini-tour soon :)
May 23, 2013 - Where do costumes go after closing night? #tdfcc MT @costumegirljo: Pieces can be used by theaters & nonprofits: http://t.co/CYTvdpakC2
May 23, 2013 - Wicker purses #warehouseupdates http://t.co/2vxGDMr0eH
May 23, 2013 - We visited @MuseumModernArt @MoMAPS1's #RainRoom. Art, ecology, & technology! And yes, they do recycle the rain: http://t.co/vuU747viau
May 22, 2013 - Did you know the original Kermit the Frog was made out of an old coat & ping pong balls? And Oscar loves composting? http://t.co/GeiW2BAnSC
May 21, 2013 - Cooling off and immersed in the #RainRoom @MuseumModernArt! Dancing (not) in the rain. http://t.co/So8vQnuraC
May 21, 2013 - The @MovingImageNYC announced they're opening a #Muppet gallery! Some of our favorite Muppet environmentalists: http://t.co/GeiW2BAnSC
May 21, 2013 - @QueensMuseum @NYArtAdventures Fabric scraps! They're soft, fun & safe for young kids & can be used for puppets/collages/costumes #edutues