News: Middle School

Parent Workshops at IS 528 and MS 258 Community Action

We recently conducted Parent Workshops at two of our partner schools in Manhattan, IS 528 in Washington Heights and MS 258 Community Action School on the Upper West Side.  These hands-on arts workshops give our students’ families the opportunity to […]

Experimental Videos at MS 258 Community Action School

Students in MS 258’s after school video program have been working with teaching artist Daniel Heffernan to create experimental, non-narrative videos. These “video poems” focus on shapes and patterns and utilize a wide range of effects in iMovie to transform […]

IS 528 Holiday Share

Students in the Video and Visual Arts after school programs at IS 528 in Washington Heights held a Holiday Share event at the school to celebrate present their recent work. Visual arts students displayed recent pieces covering several projects, all rooted […]

Building Community through Public Art Making at MSAP

Students at Brooklyn’s Middle School for Art & Philosophy are building confidence and cultivating community through a public mural project. UAP Teaching Artist Elizabeth Traina reports on some exciting public art-making happening in her visual art residency at Brooklyn’s Middle […]