Mar
20
to Apr 17

Community Altar

  

Celebrate | honor | release

Your interpretation is the right interpretation. 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTING TO THE ALTAR

1.     Bring an offering. For example:

·       a photograph or image.

·       a note, poem or quote to, or about, someone or something.

·       a collage

·       a piece of cloth from a special blanket or item of clothing.

·       a personal object, a trinket, a keepsake.

·       A stone from a special place.

·       Whatever you decide to bring!

 

2.     Secure your offering well so that it isn’t carried away by wind or

       squirrels.  (bring fasteners from home; duct tape, sticky putty, tacks etc.)

 

3.      Please be mindful of each other’s contributions.

 

4.     Enjoy the layering and collage as the altar evolves.


Please only make offerings that you are willing to let go of. *

*Because of the nature of the project, we will not be able to return or guarantee safekeeping of any items placed on the altar

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Dec
21
7:00pm 7:00pm

Sidewalk Stroll To Bring In The Light



Art Club invites you for a......

Our Embarkment Begins

Wednesday

December 21st

7pm

Dewitt Park

 

Whether it's a

personal or communal

light you seek...

 

A seasonal, spiritual

or symbolic

light you stroll for...

 

 

-Come as you are! OR wear a costume!*

Represent the metaphorical light you thirst for or simply drape yourself with fairy lights... 

Your vision is the right vision!

 

-Bring your lantern & LED candle to help guide us through the darkness! ** 

(We'll have a few to share.)

 

 

"I don't know what you're seeing but if there's light move towards it."

-David Wojnarowicz

 

We can't wait to stroll with you!

-Art Club.

* Check out this Pinterest page for our costume inspirations!

https://www.pinterest.com/endlessdaysofra/light-walk-costume-ideas/

 

**Please no flame candles for safety reasons!!

***We plan to stroll at a calm pace for 45 minutes - 1 hour.  The pre-planned route allows those that need to modify the distance to do so easily.  The route and distance will be shortened if the weather is inclement. 

 

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Jun
5
12:00pm12:00pm

Interactive, Promenade Theater @ the Ithaca Festival

Art Club

& Dacha Presents...     

                               

                             I SENSE A PRESENCE

     

An interactive, promenade theater experience.*

Sunday, June 5th

@ the Ithaca Festival

12-8pm

BACK-TO-BACK, ONE-OF-A-KIND

15 MINUTE FREE PERFORMANCES

 

Step on in…

For you, the audience, have a role to play! 

Wander curiously, investigate & devour. 

Respond adventurously or perch silently.

EXPLORE AND ENGAGE

 

We can’t do it without you!

 

*What is “interactive, promenade theater”?

A performance where the audience literally steps into the set and becomes an active member in the scene.  The audience is encouraged to hands-on explore & uncover their surroundings.  To be present & alive in the action and conversation.  

Every comfort level is WELCOME!

Curiosity did not kill this cat.

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Jun
4
12:00pm12:00pm

Hands-On Environmental Art @ the Ithaca Festival

Art Club. presents…

Hands-On Environmental Art

SATURDAY, JUNE 4TH

@ THE ITHACA FESTIVAL

12-6pm

Goldenrod Galls, Acorn Cups, Cigar Tree Seed Pods, Grapevine Tendrils, Sycamore Bark…

 

PICK. PLACE. REPEAT.  

Design an intuitive, simple &

individual creation  in the

round.Then sweep it all away.*

 

*After photographing, each creation will be swept into one communal pile to be used Sunday, June 5th in the set design for “I Sense A Presence”— an interactive, promenade theater experience!   

 

Saturday = interactive art. Sunday = interactive theater.  One tent. Two ways to play.

 

Art Club’s version of 

mandalas, meditation

 

making art together.

 

 

We can’t do it without you!

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Feb
5
5:00pm 5:00pm

Gallery Night Exhibit: Your Community Art Project

YOU CAME. YOU PLAYED. YOU CREATED. 

and now...

Art Club. presents:

Your Community Art Project

 

Shadow Portraits/Shadow Films: 

Somewhere Between Darkness & Light

 

February 5th

First Friday Gallery Night

5-8pm

Just Be Cause Center 

1013 W. State St, Ithaca

 

On Wednesday January 27th, Art Club invited the town to participate in shadow themed visual art and film stations at the Tompkins County Public Library with the purpose of gathering together to play and to create community art projects.  On Gallery Night, we will proudly display these art pieces that were all created by you, members of our community. 

We can't wait to see you again and celebrate your innovation and vision!

 

Gallery Night at the Just Be Cause Center brought to you in partnership with our amazing friends at the Ithaca Children's Garden ithacachildrensgarden.org   

Check out their Fire & Ice Festival coming Feb 6th from 3-6pm!!!

 

For all Participants--

ART-PICK-UP TIMES AND DATES:  

Your fantastic contributions will be available for you to take home

immediately after Gallery Night Friday Feb 5th at 8pm 

OR 

Monday Feb 8th from 5-7pm at the Tompkins County Public Library 

(We will set up in the library proper at a table closest to the BorgWarner room we can find.  We can't thank you enough!)

 

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Jan
27
5:30pm 5:30pm

Shadow Portraits/Shadow Films: Somewhere between Darkness & Light

BorgWarner Room

Tompkins County Public Library

101 East Green St. Ithaca, NY 

 

Come experiment and make art with us!!

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We will be making Portraits and Films while playing with shadows for your very own community art exhibition...

  • Shadow Self Portraits --hand traced silhouettes decorated with your own unique "headdress"
  • Life-size Shadow Puppet Theater --your bodies become human shadow puppets with costumes, masks and movement
  • Abstract Object Shadow Theater --boxes of knickknacks and curios to set up, manipulate and encourage shadow and light play 

 

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Sep
27
2:00pm 2:00pm

Art Club at Porchfest

Find us at 523 N. Aurora St. 

 

Art Club

Presents:

The Collective Cacophony Company

Come make a racket!

A cacophonous clamor!

 

We invite you to join the band!

Play around, making sounds with

Our handmade music makers….

Shakers & Clangers

Pluckers & Twangers

Of all kinds!

 

Dissonance & Discord

Rule the yard

 

All are welcome!

 

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