Purchase College Center for Community and Culture (PC4)
@16 Warburton Ave. Sat. & Sun. 12-5PM (activites listed below)
The Purchase College Center for Community & Culture in Yonkers (PC4) is pleased to present a series of events in conjunction with Yonkers Arts Weekend. Join us for a series of community workshops, screenings, and performances celebrating the power of art and community.
Held in various galleries at PC4 local artists Ashley Frato and Phumelele Tshabalala are conducting a series of mixed media workshops involving found materials, collage, and portraits. In conjunction with these workshops PC4 will feature Piano Chair, 2011, a video installation by South African artist, Robin Rhode, currently in the Neuberger Museum of Art collection.
On Saturday, May 14, 3-6 pm PC4 will collaborate with SouLBox Entertainmentand will present...XPRESS YOURSELF! The livest Open Mic for Yonkers Arts Weekend! Come and enjoy a day of Song, Dance, Hip Hop, Spoken Word, Live instruments and some of the best performers Yonkers has to offer. Featuring performances by Keep the Change, Kier Allen, Sheryl Bree, and Chico Suave. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Schedule of events:
Saturday, May 14: Portrait workshops are held at 12:00 and 2:00 pm
Saturday, May 14: SoulBox Entertainment, XPRESS YOURSELF, 4-7:00 pm
Sunday, May 15: Portrait workshops are held at 12:00, 2:00, 4:00 pm
Gallery hours: 12-5 pm
The public is invited to bring images and photos of friends, family and community members as inspiration for the portrait workshops.
All ages are welcome and all are invited to participate.
Purchase College Center for Community & Culture in Yonkers (PC4) is located at 16 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY. PC4 is a make/work/learn space. It serves as a meeting place, an educational laboratory, and a space for public programs developed in partnership with the community of Yonkers. More information about PC4 can be found here. If you are interested and wish to be on our mailing list please contact PC4Yonkers@purchase.edu. Information on Purchase College, State University of New York can be found here.
Still from Robin Rhode, Piano Chair, 2011, digital animation