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Creating a place to gather around drawing at Chelsea Market

Our DRAW residency continues at Chelsea Market, and today people gathered around a clever still life created with Bowery Kitchen Supplies. Thanks to volunteers from The Garden School in Jackson Heights! Come find DRAW every Sunday from 11am-2pm in Chelsea Local on the...

DRAW at Chelsea Market for Lunar New Year

Our DRAW residency continued at Chelsea Market this Sunday, featuring artist Felicia Liang. People gathered around to draw a beautiful Lunar New Year still life, created by Pearl River. Come find DRAW every Sunday from 11am-2pm through March 10 on the lower level of...

New residency for DRAW launched at Chelsea Market this weekend

Our DRAW program began a residency at Chelsea Market this weekend, offering locals, visitors, and shoppers a place to sit and draw together. Special thanks to the folks at Manhattan Fruit Market, who created a large still life that was a hit. Thanks also to our...

DRAW comes inside to Chelsea Market this winter

We're expanding our work to include more indoor deployments during the winter! Starting this weekend, we'll bring our DRAW program to Chelsea Market, which is a great place to gather in the cold. Drop-in and draw with your neighbors at Chelsea Local on the lower level...

A year-end letter from the co-founders of the Uni Project

Dear Friends of the Uni, We’re writing with news of the Uni Project and to ask for your support. In 2018, we blew past a milestone—600 deployments in public space—and our work continues to expand beyond portable reading rooms. Through it all, we try to...

At the 2018 Hindsight Conference with NYC DOT

We created a special pop-up reading room in partnership with NYC DOT at Hindsight 2018, an annual conference focused on diversity and planning organized by the Diversity Committee of the New York Metro Chapter of the American Planning Association. In between sessions,...

Building together on Doyers St in Chinatown

  BUILD NYC is our new program that offers New Yorkers a way to build together, side-by-side, on the street. This weekend we landed on Doyers St in Chinatown (currently a temporary pedestrian plaza) hosted by our friends at Chinatown Partnership. Thanks to...

Building together on Montague St in Brooklyn Heights

Our newest program BUILD NYC landed at a busy street festival hosted by Montague St BID in Brooklyn Heights. Made possible with support from Montague St BID and also the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Thanks as...

Drawing together in Ridgewood

Today our program DRAW NYC landed at a NYC DOT Weekend Walk hosted by the Myrtle Avenue BID in Ridgewood. We set up next to staff from Blick and had help from two great volunteers, Lauren and Cathrine, from the engineering firm WSP. (Thank you!) Participation was made...