JAN 2 – FEB 20, 2022 –AIRY SEASON 13
EXPRESSIVE ARTS LEADERSHIP GROUP, SUNDAY AFTERNOONS 2:00-4:30 pm
We are inviting youth in the community to collaborate.
Teens and young adults may join us as we meet to make art, write poetry and songs, and play music in preparation for an art show and performance in February or March. Youth pick a media and theme to work with around social justice issues such as LGBTQ+ equality.
DIGITAL ART GROUP, MONDAY AFTERNOONS 3:30-5:30 pm
This winter all AIRY members are invited to participate in our weekly digital art group that meets on Zoom. We talk about our week, learn digital art techniques or make studio art from home.
Love Yourself III, Valentine’s Week
May 2021 – Art for Social Justice Project Virtual Art Show at MCLA
June-Aug 2021 – Art for Social Justice Project in person show and artists talk at Commonfolk, North Adams
February 2020 – Second Annual ¨Love Yourself¨ at the Colonial Theatre
August 2020 – AIRY Virtual A13LEDERSJune-Au
June 2020 – AIRY Art in the Park
SUN, APRIL 14, 10 am, AIRY FILM SCREENING at Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield.
APRIL 5, 2019, 5-8 pm
Myth and Nature, solo exhibition of AIRY member, Rachael Bentz at Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield. 5-8 pm during First Fridays Artswalk. To view Rachaelś artwork see our menu page Youth Leadership for Success.
APRIL 5, 2019
Fostering Resilience and Connection. Berkshire County Suicide Prevention Conference, Crowne Plaza, Pittsfield. AIRY presentation co-facilitated by AIRY MCLA Interns Hunter Schrade and Kiara Bresett. For more info, see our For Professionals Page.
FEBRUARY 10, 2019
DECEMBER 7, 2018
NUarts Holiday Celebration
AIRY and the community created holiday works of art with fabric weaves and cookie painting. For pics, visit NUarts at https://nuartsgallery.com/2018/12/02/nuarts-holiday-show-sale/.
OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER
At the Whitney Center for the Arts:
Fri, Oct 5th, “Hope is a Four Letter Word”, 5-8 pm (AIRY countywide art show)
Sat, Oct 6th, Poetry Slam and Open Mic! Hosted by Caz and company, all are welcome.
At Unitarian Universalist Church (Pittsfield):
Fri, Nov 2, “Messages of Hope” opening reception, 5-8 pm (selected works by Marney Schorr and AIRY youth artists).
Sun, Nov 4, Community Artist Talk with Marney Schorr, 10 am during Sunday service (coffee and conversation at 9:30 am). Marney will share stories of hope and healing in the AIRY program and lead a community talk about solving youth suicide through faith and action.
ON VIEW SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER
“Hope is a Four Letter Word”
AIRY countywide art show featuring 22 young artists, paintings, masks, sculpture and written word. Works range from $5 to $250 and proceeds go to youth artists.
For viewing hours, contact:
Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield MA
MON SEPT 17, 6-8 pm
“Talk Saves Lives” and AIRY Parent Info Session at Bushnell-Sage Library, 48 Main St, Sheffield MA. http://www.bushnellsagelibrary.org
Details: Talk Saves Lives is a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it. Find out more at: https://afsp.org/our-work/education/talk-saves-lives-introduction-suicide-prevention/
SUN SEPT 23, 1-7 pm
“Carpe Diem: Commemorating Life through Art & Music” at Adams Agricultural Fairgrounds, Adams MA.
Come out and enjoy a showcase of art, art-making, musicians and bands to raise money and awareness about suicide prevention. Artmaking: Altered Dollheads with AIRY. Music: Hill Haints, Leap The Dips, Pavlov’s Dogs, Immune Friction, Melissa Brinton Performing Musician & Sam Rosen, Forever Autumn, Grace Ida Marks and more. Artists include Katie Haig, the Funky Phoenix, NUarts Gallery & Studios and many more.
$10 Advanced / $15 at the door
$25 AIRY Supporter,$50 AIRY Angel. Get tickets here: https://www.artful.ly/store/events/15844
SAT SEPT 29, 9 am
“Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention” at Monument Mountain High School, Great Barrington MA
For more info, visit: https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=5611