Tag Archives: Visual Art

Opening for ‘The Watercolor Paintings of David Firestone Feinberg’ at Hebrew Tabernacle

Please join us as we meet this neighborhood husband, father and doting grandfather who has spent a lifetime as an artist, pianist, composer, and poet. The exhibit features twenty-two paintings, each containing one letter of the Hebrew alphabet surrounded by characters from his semi-imaginary reality of figures and objects that show up in is other watercolors as well.
He states, “The design of the letter itself is an inspiration or perhaps the letter has some symbolic or unconscious meaning.”

See for yourself at The Armin and Estelle Gold Wing of the Hebrew Tabernacle – 551 Fort Washington Avenue at 185 St HebrewTabernacle.org 212-568-8304. Hours: M,W,F 9:15 am – 4:30 pm or by appointment. Wheelchair accessible. Admission free.
The exhibit will close on Monday, April 29.

“Creating Comics Rooted in Activism & Personal Experience,” Class Starts at Word Up Bookstore

Registration open NOW to ages 14+, $75/eight sessions, payable at first session. Scholarships available. The class that gives you the tools to make nonfiction comics, returns. We all carry stories around with us we need other people to hear. Please come to class with ideas for a personal story – either a personal narrative you would like to capture in comics form, or a cause you would like to discuss in comics form. This class is open to folx aged 14 and up. There is a $75 fee for this eight session class, payable at the first session. Scholarships are available. Please email the instructor, Ellen Lindner (@ellenlindna), at ellenlindner@gmail.com, to sign up, and take a look at the Word Up calendar (link in bio) for more . This class will be taught in English but all class materials will be available in English and Spanish. ¡REGÍSTRESE AHORA! “Crear cómics arraigados en el activismo y la experiencia personal”, una clase que se dará las herramientas para hacer comics de no ficción, vuelve a @wordupbooks, 3 de MARZO! ¡El registro ya está abierto! Todos llevamos historias a nuestro alrededor: historias que queremos – ¡no, necesitamos! otras personas para escuchar. Por favor, vengan a clase con ideas para una historia personal – o una narrativa personal que te gustaría capturar en forma de comics, o una causa que te gustaría discutir en forma de comics. Esta clase está abierta a todo gente a partir de los 14 años. Hay una cuota de $75 por esta clase de ocho sesiones, pagadera en la primera sesión, que incluye una donación a Word Up Community Bookshop. Hay becas disponibles. Por favor, envíe un correo electrónico a la instructora, Ellen Lindner (@ellenlindna), a ellenlindner@gmail.com, para inscribirse. Esta clase se impartirá en inglés, pero todos los materiales de la clase estarán disponibles en inglés y español. http://bit.ly/2THz9to

Exhibition & Readings: “I AM” in the Heights at Word Up Book Shop

P.S. 132/Juan Pablo Duarte, Urban Arts Partnership, and Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria present the art exhibition I AM, on view February 6–28.  Poetry readings will accompany these students’ portraits, which were created under the guidance of art teacher Ruthy Valdez: