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.
Airbrushing with Fame Airbrush
East New York
Customize shirts, hats, headbands, and sneakers as you develop basic airbrushing and painting techniques.
Wednesdays, 5 PM–7 PM
November 14, 2018–February 27, 2019
Prince Joshua Avitto Community Center
876 Schenck Avenue | Brooklyn, NY 11207
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