Brooklyn seniors learn flamenco, improv, and more through SU-CASA residencies

We’re celebrating National Arts in Education Week by sharing stories of how #ArtsEdChangesLives. Today, we’re looking at the impact that arts education can have for Brooklyn’s older adults through two of BAC’s SU-CASA artist residencies.

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As part of BAC’s commitment to providing creative aging programs for older adults, SU-CASA residencies connect teaching artists with senior centers to bring new and deepening artistic exploration in any discipline. Resident artists come from a wide range of art forms, bringing everything from painting, ceramics, and cyanotype to music composition, photography, and Spanish literature to centers across Brooklyn. Continue reading →

Creative Coalitions x The BITF Art Show

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Artist: Ms. Zukie

Creative Coalitions artists Michael Peterson and N Carlos Jay have begun their Brooklyn Is The Future (BITF) Campaign by making a stop in Bushwick before they unveil their Creative Coalitions project, The Writings on the Wall in Brownsville on May 30 from 1-4 PM on Belmont and Thurston. With support from BAC, Bear Burger, Car 2 Go, Hercules, and Six Point Brewery, Michael and Jay kicked off the spring season with an amazing group art show at The Vazquez Building, highlighting an arsenal of artists who ambitiously declare that they are the future of street art.
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Thank You, News Corp!

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BAC is collaborating with an amazing teach, Ms. D’Amato at PS 15K on a project she’s been wanting to get to for years, and finally got moving on it this Spring, posting the project on Donor’s Choose, where she’s had success before. We’re thrilled to have found out yesterday that News Corp has fully funded this, and 278 other Brooklyn projects! Check out Ms. D’Amato’s project – the first of the highlighted projects in the News Corp press release! We can’t wait to get paint on the wall with a mural that is as vibrant and alive as the PS 15K school community is!