Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Kids Art Workshops for Just 10 Bucks!

Kids Art Workshops for Just 10 Bucks!

$10 All-Inclusive Hands-On Workshops on MLK Day:

Pottery, Cartooning, Photo-grams, Drawing & T-Shirt Design

Do your kids love to create art? Looking for something fun & creative for your kids to do on Martin Luther King Day? Budding artists, ages 10 to 19, can spend their day off from school at Introductory Art Workshops at The Educational Alliance’s Young Artist Program, to try out an art class before committing to a full course – and make an artwork to take home!

The 2-hour hands-on art workshops are just $10 with materials included. Available workshops include: pottery, cartooning, photo-grams, drawing and T-shirt design. Times vary for each workshop. Call 646-395-4237 to register and get exact times & details.

The Young Artist Program at the Educational Alliance offers afternoon and weekend youth art classes. Spring classes begin February 22nd. Financial Aid is available, and applications are due February 12th

Event: Young Artist Program − Introductory Art Workshops

Location: The Educational Alliance Art School

197 East Broadway

(Between Jefferson & Clinton Street)

New York, NY 10002

Date: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day − Monday, January 18th

Time: 12:00PM − 4:15PM (times vary for each workshop)

Cost: $10 per workshop

Ages: 10 − 19 years old

Phone: 646-395-4237

Website: http://www.edalliance.org/artschool

Directions: Trains: F, D, J, Z, M; Buses: M9, M14A, M15, M22

About The Educational Alliance

The Educational Alliance is a community-based nonprofit organization offering a wide range of programs in Downtown Manhattan, including early childhood education, after school activities, senior centers, meals for the homeless, an art school, subsidized housing, and addiction and mental health services. The Alliance is a Jewish organization and proudly serves people from all ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds. Our arts & culture programs include the renowned Educational Alliance Art School, the Young Artist Program for students ages 10-19, and two prominent art galleries − the Ernest Rubenstein Gallery and the Whittaker Center Gallery.

Jobs for Teens

We are currently recruiting for the spring session of This Way Ahead In School Youth Program. Our next cycle starts February 2010. Young people will have an opportunity to interview for a paid internship with Old Navy and GAP stores in different locations throughout the five boroughs. Please share this information with any youth in high school, GED classes or college and who is between the ages of 16 and 21.

* We are visiting High Schools, CBO’s and Social Service Agencies etc. If you have large groups of Young People (15 or more) that will be in one area at one time, we can schedule an info session (at your location. Please call to set up an appointment day and time.

*Young people must be able to function successfully in a spirited, fast paced, learning environment. They are expected to work in groups and autonomously, gaining knowledge in the areas of career and life skills as well as leadership. Students create their own schedules based on their need.

This program will include the following components:
* 2 hour Career and Life Skills weekly Workshops
* 2 hour Retail Supplement weekly Workshops with Gap Inc. management staff

The benefits of the program include:

*A chance to compete for 1 of 40 internship positions at Gap or Old Navy. Paying $8.75 an hour

*Bi-weekly they will be paid a modest stipend for completing 4 program hours per week

*Follow up services for 1 year after completing the internship!

Here’s how you can help us spread the word!!!

Info Sessions are happening now through January 15, 2010 the times are listed below.

Info Sessions

The info session are conducted in half hour intervals

Tuesdays 3:30 -5:30 p.m.

Wednesdays 3:30-7:00 p.m.

Thursdays 4:00-6:00 p.m.

*Please note, a Young person must be/ become a Door member to participate. No appointment necessary to become a member, come to 555 Broome Street Monday – Friday from 2pm – 5pm with extended hours on Wednesday until 7pm.

Thanks for your support!

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Directions: A/C/E/1 trains to Canal St. Walk two blocks north to 555 Broome St. between Varick St. and Avenues of the Americas. (Click here) for information about The Door