As a mother of three children, my boys have always been curious individuals. My middle son is autistic and mentally disabled. Finding family friendly places to take my children that were fun, engaging, and interactive… but also educational and inspiring… was absolutely a challenge with school aged kids and one with special needs. When my […]
I remember being invited to a friend’s bonfire a little over 25 years ago. She had told me it was at her parents house in Shushan, NY. I’m not originally from New York, so I had never even heard of that town before. I was living in Schenectady at the time. We didn’t have cell […]
In this series, Street Art / Graffiti as Gravity: Part I of III “A Townie Perspective,” Troy based contemporary arts doyen Taliesin Thomas delves into the increasingly omnipresent street art and graffiti in the City of Troy New York and how it is changing the public landscape of a rapidly growing and diverse community. In Part I she explores the current state of affairs and historical precedent of the ubiquitous, sometimes divisive nature of ad hoc installations and the placemaking benefits of a local public art identity.
Salem Arts Works in Washington County is expanding its program and workshop offerings. ACE! got the updates from Executive Director Pearl Cafritz.
COREY: Please state your name, title and what you do at miSci. How long have you been here? GINA: My name is Gina C. Gould and I have been the President of miSci for the past four years. Like most museum professionals, we all wear a lot of hats. In my role as president, I […]