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DRAW in Washington Square Park

Our residency in Washington Square Park rolls along, and today we switched things up to offer our DRAW program, a open-air art studio featuring fine art materials donated by Blick Art Materials, an artist-in-residence, and special materials contributed by The Drawing...

Making a place for learning in NYC Chinatown

Our portable, hands-on exhibit about urban nature landed in Sara D Roosevelt Park as part of our fall residency in Chinatown. People tried biological drawing techniques using water color brushes donated by Blick Art Materials and examined urban bird specimens prepared...

SoHo Memory Project’s portable museum on the street

We build our pop-up gear for libraries and other organizations that want to make a place for learning. The SoHo Memory Project has taken a Uni cart in a special direction, creating a roving local history museum for the neighborhood. Here it is on Sullivan Street...

Fall residency launched in Washington Square Park

Today, the Uni Project returned to Washington Square Park to create an open-air exhibit about urban nature in the northwest corner of the park. We called it EXPLORE NYC, and our focus today was urban birds, presented in partnership with Washington Square Park Eco...

Open-air art studio DRAW NYC lands in downtown Brooklyn

Today DRAW NYC landed at street festival—a NYC DOT Weekend Walk—hosted by the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership. Participation made possible by NYC DOT with support from Blick Art Materials. We set up next to staff from the local Blick store on Myrtle St. and we featured...

Open-air science exhibit EXPLORE NYC begins residency in Chinatown

EXPLORE NYC, our portable, hands-on science exhibit about urban nature landed in Sara D Roosevelt Park to begin a fall residency in NYC Chinatown. Passersby could stop and try biological drawing techniques using water color brushes donated by Blick Art Materials.

The Uni Project turns seven today

Seven years ago, on the morning of Sept. 11, 2011, we created a pop-up reading room at New Amsterdam Market in Lower Manhattan. This is how we launched the work of the Uni Project in New York City. And it isn't too different from how we do it...