Local artists and organizations lead workshops across New York City that invite communities to come together and explore a variety of arts. Workshops are free, and MetroCards and snacks are provided. No registration is required. Check out what’s going on in your neighborhood.
Missed a week? No problem. Participants are welcome to drop in and join workshops at any time during the season. Learn more about NeON Arts and visit our partners’ websites to find out more about each grantee.
Video Skits with Changing Perceptions Theater
Write, direct, and edit a silent film that depicts important choices that have shaped your life journey.
Mondays and Tuesdays, 6:30 PM–8 PM
January 21, 2019–March 26, 2019
Matthew Henson Storefront
201A West 139th Street | New York, NY 10030
Let’s Burn with Pneuma Ministries International
Level up your food game with essential cooking skills and meal presentation tips.
Mondays, 6:30 PM–8:30 PM
November 5, 2018–December 17, 2019
Pneuma Ministries International
318 W 139th Street (Basement) | New York, NY 10030
Pocket Flicks with The International Child Program
Make your own music videos and pick up filmmaking fundamentals, from storyboarding and location scouting to smartphone recording and editing.
Wednesdays, 6 PM–8 PM
November 14, 2018–March 13, 2019
Family Enrichment Center at The Point
940 Garrison Avenue | Bronx, NY 10474
Freestyle Acting with Drama Club NYC
Unleash your inner actor! This improvisation and theater workshop teaches young actors how to respond during character development, and theater vocabulary.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 PM–6 PM
November 27, 2018–March 7, 2019
The Door’s Bronx Youth Center
424 East 147th Street (Fourth Floor) | Bronx, NY 10455
NeON L.I.G.H.T.S with Urban Word NYC
South Bronx & Bedford-Stuyvesant
Write, edit, and perform your poetry and spoken word pieces with this supportive community of writers.
Tuesdays, 4 PM–5 PM
December 4, 2018–February 12, 2019
South Bronx NeON
198 East 161st Street (First Floor) | Bronx, NY 10451
Wednesdays, 4 PM–6 PM
January 9, 2019–March 27, 2019
510 Gates Avenue | Brooklyn, NY 11216
Paint the Town with Thrive Collective
Leave your mark and help create a public mural in your community.
Fridays, 4 PM–6 PM
December 7, 2018–March 29, 2019
85 Watkins Street (Room 329) | Brooklyn, NY 11212
Spinning Your Sound with Projectivity Group
Produce and mix beats while learning the ins and outs of professional DJ equipment, song structure, tempo, genres, measures, and sequences.
Tuesdays, 5 PM–7 PM
December 11, 2018–March 19, 2019
Project Lab NYC
51 Broad Street | Staten Island, NY 10304