Lindenguild artists record their artistic journeys for MoMA exhibit

Lantern resident Richard Moses recording his story as part of the Museum of Modern Art video art project

June 28, 2016 - Thanks to our ongoing community partnership with the Museum of Modern Art, two Lantern clients visited the museum last week to contribute to a digital media project inspired by a current exhibit - Moroccan French artist Bouchra Khalili's Mapping Journey Project. Khalili's work explores concepts of journeys, immigration and borders, and … Continue reading Lindenguild artists record their artistic journeys for MoMA exhibit

Pride Week marked with creative celebration and reflection

Lantern Community Services' Audubon residents display their Pride Week artworks

Last week, Lantern clients and staff marked Pride with a week-long series of creative events across our buildings, from special meals and performances to Pride-themed activities. We had Pride-themed karaoke and rainbow cupcakes courtesy of chef Otis:. Our creative writing and visual arts groups themed their work around Pride, expressing positive affirmations of LGBT identity … Continue reading Pride Week marked with creative celebration and reflection

Bed-Stuy-inspired artwork by Lantern artists unveiled, to be displayed at MoMA

Part of the 'Block Party' artwork created by Lantern Community Services artists through an education partnership with the Museum of Modern Art

Read about this event on dnainfo: Supportive Housing Residents Artwork to be Showcased at MoMA Brooklyn, NY – June 1, 2016 – A large-scale relief map artwork was unveiled at Lantern Community Services’ Clover Hall in Bedford-Stuyvesant today, created by a group of formerly homeless artists through a collaborative project with MoMA’s Community Partnership program. … Continue reading Bed-Stuy-inspired artwork by Lantern artists unveiled, to be displayed at MoMA

Children’s art exhibition opens at Cedars Hall

Children's artwork created in Lantern's art therapy group, supported by interns from NYU

Cedars Hall's first ever art exhibition opened yesterday, featuring works created by children in a new art therapy group led by therapist Tree Williams. The art therapy group is a new initiative for Lantern, made possible through a partnership with NYU. The group has been a great success, and we're proud to share some of … Continue reading Children’s art exhibition opens at Cedars Hall