Special Event

Current & Upcoming

Open Mic – SCH

Aug 13, 2020 7:00PM—Aug 13, 2020

Gateway Park

Join us for an Open Mic welcoming all performance art forms: spoken word, poetry, rap, music. Express yourself, tell us your story, sing a song… Open to public, and audience members welcome (please bring your own chair, and prepare to physically distance-there is plenty of room at the park). Event will also be broadcast on…

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Mental Health & Wellness 101 – Online

Aug 20, 2020 12:00PM—Aug 20, 2020 1:00PM

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Take part in the Mental Health Association in New York State Inc. (MHANYS) Capital Region Project AWARE.  This project provides free training to individuals who work with or support community members in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, or Schenectady County. Over the next three years, MHANYS will train individuals across Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties. Participants will improve their mental…

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American Politics & Community Today: SS

Sep 27, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

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What does it mean to be an American in the 21st Century? What does a model American do, and what responsibilities do Americans have to their communities and each other? This workshop series will explore these questions and more through the lens of Ralph Ellison’s writing, group discussion and community art-making. Attend any of the…

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American Politics & Community Today: SS

Oct 11, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

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What does it mean to be an American in the 21st Century? What does a model American do, and what responsibilities do Americans have to their communities and each other? This workshop series will explore these questions and more through the lens of Ralph Ellison’s writing, group discussion and community art-making. Attend any of the…

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Erasing Spaces and Faces: The Legacy of Urban Renewal in Saratoga Springs

Oct 17, 2021 2:00PM—4:00PM

The Frederick Allen Elks Lodge 69 Beekman Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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Join us at The Frederick Allen Elks Lodge, one of the last standing Black establishments in Saratoga, for a series of open mic events where we invite members (current or past) of Saratoga Springs neighborhoods affected by urban renewal to share their stories, poems, songs and artwork of displacement and gentrification. The first hour of this program will…

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CREATE Together: SCH

Oct 23, 2021 12:00PM—2:00PM

Jerry Burrell Park Schenectady, NY 12305

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Join CREATE for FREE family friendly-arts activities for all ages! Pre-registration recommended. Please wear masks, and physicaly distance when possible All attendees will be asked to sign in Meeting at Jerry Burrell Park in Schenectady **Attendees (and parents) must wear masks during all workshops inside our studios. We will provide appropriately physically distant seating. Please…

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American Politics & Community Today: SS

Oct 25, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

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What does it mean to be an American in the 21st Century? What does a model American do, and what responsibilities do Americans have to their communities and each other? This workshop series will explore these questions and more through the lens of Ralph Ellison’s writing, group discussion and community art-making. Attend any of the…

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American Politics & Community Today: SS

Nov 08, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

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What does it mean to be an American in the 21st Century? What does a model American do, and what responsibilities do Americans have to their communities and each other? This workshop series will explore these questions and more through the lens of Ralph Ellison’s writing, group discussion and community art-making. Attend any of the…

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American Politics & Community Today: SS

Nov 22, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

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What does it mean to be an American in the 21st Century? What does a model American do, and what responsibilities do Americans have to their communities and each other? This workshop series will explore these questions and more through the lens of Ralph Ellison’s writing, group discussion and community art-making. Attend any of the…

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Past | Archive

Erasing Spaces and Faces: The Legacy of Urban Renewal in Saratoga Springs

Sep 19, 2021 2:00PM—4:00PM

The Frederick Allen Elks Lodge 69 Beekman Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Erasing Spaces and Faces: The Legacy of Urban Renewal in Saratoga Springs

Aug 29, 2021 2:00PM—4:00PM

The Frederick Allen Elks Lodge 69 Beekman Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

The Stories We Live: SS

Aug 19, 2021 6:30PM—8:00PM

The Frederick Allen Lodge 69 Beekman Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

The Stories We Live: SS

Aug 12, 2021 6:30PM—8:00PM

The Frederick Allen Lodge 69 Beekman Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

All Write Together Open Mic at Gateway Plaza

Jun 24, 2021 7:00PM

Gateway Plaza Schenectady,

Open Studio & #STOPTHESTIGMA Art Exhibit: SCH

Jun 10, 2021 5:00PM—7:00PM

137 State Street Schenectady, NY 12305