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Artsy in April

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Unleash your inner Picasso at paint and sips on each campus, and catch a discussion on art as activism in gender politics.

This April, unleash your artsy side and let paint shower down instead of the rain! With paint and sips on each campus and a discussion with artivist and director and producer of Street Heroines, Alexandra Henry. Her documentary gives voice to female street artists fighting social injustice with creativity in the male-dominated subculture.

Grab those paintbrushes and get your art on at these events:

Sip ‘n Paint
Monday, April 10 | 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | SDACA Lounge | NYC Campus
Enjoy mocktails and a masterful lesson all on a Monday night! Join the SGA sophomore class in association with SDACA for a Sip ‘n Paint, where participants will sip delicious mocktails, learn about alcohol awareness, and create a masterpiece on canvas from a painting class taught by Painting with Justine. Not at professional painter level quite yet? No worries! Beginners are encouraged to attend, as the instructor will direct the painting prodigies on how to create a painting step-by-step. The attendees will then take their paintings home with them.

Paint and Sip
Tuesday, April 11 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room | PLV Campus
Unleash your inner Picasso and warm up those paintbrushes! Bring your artsy talents to a fun night of painting on canvases while sipping non-alcoholic refreshments from glasses to make it feel like a paint and sip party. Not at Picasso level quite yet? No worries! Beginners are encouraged to attend and will be able to follow along to easy step-by-step directions. The attendees will then take their paintings home with them.

A Discussion on Gender Politics featuring the Director of Street Heroines
Thursday, April 13 | 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room E328 | NYC Campus
Art as activism is the harbinger for movements to lead to social change. Catch the ARTivism Galleries and Dyson College Gotham House’s final Gender Politics and Social Justice ARTivist Series featuring director, cinematographer, and producer of Street Heroines, Alexandra Henry. Street Heroines is a documentary film that looks at the courage and creativity of female graffiti and street artists from around the world. It gives voice to female street artists fighting social injustice with creativity in the male-dominated subculture. Register now for this free event!

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