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Students will learn how to make Vegetable Papyrus sheets of paper and sculpture by preparing a garden assortment of vegetables so that they can create art by using a palate of freshly harvested celery, cucumbers, carrots, onions, beets, peppers, etc. At the end of class, students will take home their art and complete instructions so that they can c

$60
+600 pts
Su.   Sep 7th, 1pm
All levels

In this hands-on workshop you will learn all the steps needed to coat, sensitize, shoot, develop and varnish a 4x5 tintype. Each plate is a one-of-a-kind positive image on blackened tin, there are no negatives or enlargements in the process. Wet-Plate Collodion is one of the first photographic processes invented in the 1850s. It's called “wet-pl

$275
+2750 pts
Sa.Su.   Sep 13th - Sep 14th, 10am
All levels

Students will learn the interface of MAX MSP which is designed to make interactive composition easy for people who are not familiar with programming languages. MAX MSP is one of the most user-friendly and expansive tools for interactive sound and video programming. It is a way for artists to manipulate computer systems to create an unlimited varie

$80
+800 pts
Sa.   Sep 13th, 1pm
All levels

This class emphasizes the historical and DIY nature of the process, making it approachable to people of all backgrounds who may not have photography experience. This class is open exclusively for students who have previous experience with tintype photography.Wet-Plate Collodion is one of the first photographic processes invented in the 1850s. It's

$140
+1400 pts
Su.   Sep 14th, 10am
Advanced

This class aims to demystify the invisible physical phenomenon that we process as sound. We will follow the mechanical and electrical pioneers of the 19th and 20th century as they spent sleepless nights trying to capture the minute fluctuations in air pressure that our brain effortlessly decodes as sound.This class will explain and re-create some o

$35
+350 pts
W.   Sep 17th, 7pm
All levels

Come join us as we explore the magical world of kombucha brewing. We will cover how to make it, the science behind it and who it is and who it is not good for and more! Students will take home their own culture to start brewing on their own.

$40
+400 pts
T.   Sep 23rd, 7:30pm
All levels

This class is an in-depth exploration into brain function and the underlying neural mechanisms that facilitate everyday cognition. It takes a creative approach to understanding neuroscience through fundamental investigation, experimentation, and real-world translation. We will survey the entire field of neuroscience, from the basics of brain mechan

$300
+3000 pts
M.   Sep 29th - Nov 24th, 7pm
All levels

Based on the Flash-based room escape genre of the early 2000’s such as Motas and Crimson Room, this class mixes storytelling, set design, game design and play by turning Pioneer Works into an escape room laboratory. Equal parts story, puzzle, design, fantasy and social collaboration, Escape Rooms are mysteries that challenge their playe

$400
+4000 pts
W.   Oct 1st - Dec 3rd, 7:30pm
All levels

Kids learn how to play the theremin and have fun at the same time. The NY Theremin Society launches its first Theremin Workshop for kids. Theremin Crash Course for Kids: How do the 5 senses relate to the theremin? Train your ear by understanding the basic principle of sound and motion. Parents may attend with kids for free.

$35
+350 pts
Su.   Oct 5th, 11am
All levels

Kids learn how to play the theremin and have fun at the same time. The NY Theremin Society launches its first Theremin Workshop for kids. Theremin Crash Course for Kids: How do the 5 senses relate to the theremin? Train your ear by understanding the basic principle of sound and motion. Parents may attend with kids for free.

$35
+350 pts
Su.   Oct 5th, 12:30pm
All levels

The tintype was the first photographic process to become accessible to a wide audience because it was durable, pocket-sized and could be produced in minutes. This beginner's tintype class takes a contemporary slant on that idea by making tintypes inside of bottle caps.Designed for students without previous photography experience, this class aims to

$85
+850 pts
Su.   Oct 5th, 1pm
Beginner

Participants will be able to learn and practice the basics of playing the theremin, practicing in small groups and working towards repertoire. For Advanced & Beginners In this 2 hour workshop, participants will be introduced to the technical and practical aspects of the Theremin - an electronic musical instrument that is controlled by the rela

$50
+500 pts
Su.   Oct 5th, 3pm
Beginner

Participants will be able to learn and practice the basics of playing the theremin, practicing in small groups and working towards repertoire. For Advanced & Beginners In this 2 hour workshop, participants will be introduced to the technical and practical aspects of the Theremin - an electronic musical instrument that is controlled by the rela

$50
+500 pts
Su.   Oct 5th, 6pm
Advanced

Drawing as a Process for Visual Thinking explores the process of drawing as a powerful dialectic tool that can be used to generate new ideas and navigate through subtle and complex concepts.This class will be a rigorous immersion into the process of drawing. Though exercises will be concerned with building drawing skills and proficiency, the m

$450
+4500 pts
Sa.   Oct 18th - Dec 13th, 12pm
All levels

Our first encounter with the future is often in print—in articles, papers, blogs, letters. Manifestos are bold visions of the future: acts of imagination, protest, and will. The foundation of art movements, political revolutions, social change, and paradigm shifts are often seeded by these creative propositions.Over the course of 5 weeks particip

$250
+2500 pts
Th.   Oct 23rd - Nov 20th, 7pm
All levels

Abundant, renewable, malleable, combustible, and, under the right conditions, durable, wood has been man’s friend ever since we climbed down from the trees. In this class we will learn about the properties, possibilities and history of this versatile medium, from cellular structure to the difference between hardwoods and softwoods, unique applica

$40
+400 pts
Su.   Oct 26th, 12pm
All levels

This class is designed to be a quick introduction to off­grid solar power, covering basic electronic knowledge, hardware requirements, basic off­grid solar circuit design, and how to determine your power needs. The class is for artists, DIYer’s, makers, and anyone who isn’t a “professional” with a very basic understanding of electricity a

$80
+800 pts
Su.   Oct 26th, 1pm
Beginner

"Impulse and action are concurrent: the body vanishes, burns, and the spectator sees only a series of visible impulses. Ours then is a via negativa - not a collection of skills but an eradication of blocks."- Jerzy GrotowskiWhat happens when we let our physical impulses run free, when we set the analytical mind on the back burner and move and creat

$350
+3500 pts
T.   Nov 4th - Dec 9th, 7pm
All levels

Participants will leave the course with a hunger for electrical exploration and materials for further experimentation. What is electricity? This course will aim to shed light on the elusive, invisible force that has become an integral part of our lives. Through hands-on experimentation in a small classroom environment, participants will learn to de

$125

This two-session class will teach you to be the master of your steel horse. We will cover the basic mechanical systems on your bike, including tires and tubes, brakes, shifters, and drivetrain, and will cover aspects of both service and maintenance. Summer is the time for New York biking, and what better place to learn about your bike than in a bea

$125