Are you an experienced knitter or someone who has always wanted to learn? Every other Wednesday starting next week, May 15th Green Street will host a knitting group with our very own Claudia Foerstel. No experience necessary. Please bring your own yarn and needles if you can. We’ll have some supplies available. Call us today [...]
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Meredith Arcari was our featured artist for the first Middletown Gallery Walk this year. Her work emphasizes Connecticut architectural landmarks like the Colt Building in Hartford and the Arrigoni Bridge in Middletown. Meredith is also one of our teaching artists in the Art and Science AfterSchool Program. Her visual arts classes like Art Around [...]
On April 24 at the New Haven Lawn Club, the Project to Increase Mastery of Mathematics and Science (PIMMS) at Wesleyan University was recognized for its successful, effective, and influential program in professional development for mathematics and science teachers in Connecticut. PIMMS received the Dr. Sigmund Abeles Science Advocate Award at the annual awards banquet [...]
This will be the last Potluck of the semester. This is a wonderful way to share great food, and enjoy the company of other community members. At this gathering, there will also be a discussion and teaching on Middletown History–very exciting! This Potluck will be held at 200 Church Street (Wesleyan’s Social Justice dorm).
Call today to sign up for our Scarf Felting Class with Irene Dizes. Irene’s work is on display at Green Street until May 2, 2013. The class is on Sunday, May 19th from 9:30am – 4:30am. No experience needed. Irene is a 20-year veteran fiber artist who will teach workshop participants the Nuno felting method [...]
New Director, Sara MacSorley, gave a Pecha Kucha talk at the URI Graduate Student Conference – Talking Beyond Disciplines: Rising Tides and Sea Change – to talk about our new partnership here at Green Street. Sara was on a panel called Facilitating Creativity in Interdisciplinary and Multimodal Spaces. All the speakers touched on common themes like [...]
The Greening Green Street project truly turned into a community effort. During Part 2, we made pebble mosaics. Our After School Students and community members who have been important players in our history came together to make mosaics for the planters. People from the community also made generous donations of plants from their own gardens [...]
We turned off the lights and turned on the screen. A mysterious looking creature with dark freckled skin and a unicorn-like horn appeared on a blue ocean background. Nature writer Todd McLeish started by saying, “The first question I get with this slide is – what is it? The second question is – is it [...]
As spring approached, we started a community art and science project at Green Street. We wanted to freshen up the planters at the entrance of our building to represent our new partnership of the Green Street Arts Center and Project to Increase Mastery of Mathematics and Science. Our challenge was to represent the coming together [...]