This winter, escape the cold and join us at one of our free events at the 59th Street Facility or the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center. Expand your knowledge at a cultural event, network with fellow producers at our mix and mingle or learn about MNN’s course offerings at an orientation session. Check out our stellar lineup of winter events below:
Film Club Screening: “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners”
Friday, February 5, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the Firehouse
This documentary chronicles the life of legendary activist, Angela Davis, and the actions that branded her a terrorist on the FBI’s most wanted list.
Youth Workshop II: Visual Storytelling
Saturday, February 6, 10 am - 6 pm at the Firehouse
MNN’s Youth Media Center is proud to present award-winning screenwriter, director and editor David Riker to conduct two one-of-a-kind workshops. NOTE: this is only for former Youth Media Center students.
Celebration of Dominican York Art
Saturday, February 20, 2 pm - 4 pm at the Firehouse
In celebration of Dominican Independence, the Firehouse will host a panel discussion about using art as a vehicle to express national pride as Dominican York artists. Presenting the visual artists, Scherezade and Iliana Garcia, featuring Dr. Edward Sullivan, Phd and moderated by Rafaela Billini.
A Voyage in Visual Metaphors: Tracing Consciousness in Art from the Nile to Now”
Wednesday, February 24, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the Firehouse
The Firehouse is pleased to present this contemporary abstract art exhibit, rooted in tens of thousands of years of ancient African Civilization. The evening features a discussion with the artist, Andrew Markus Bell.
Mix and Mingle
Wednesday, March 2, 6:30 - 8:30 at 59th Street
Mix & Mingle events are the perfect opportunity to connect with MNN producers, catch up on what's happening at MNN and meet members of MNN's professional staff. At this event, you can get updates on our HD Community Channel as well as Crew Connect and more. Light refreshments will be served.
We’ll be hosting orientation sessions all winter long at our 59th Street Studios and at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center. Attend an upcoming session to learn about our media education courses, facilities, and programming.