Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all regular programming is cancelled indefinitely,or until further notice.
An emerging, grassroots art collective for young artists. The Underground seeks to introduce young people to new ideas, techniques, and mediums that will broaden their skills and create opportunities for sharing their art. Ages 14+.
EVERY TUESDAY /// 3:30-6:30PM
139 DURHAM ST. /// Across from the YMCA
* Please note, this is an upstairs space w/ no elevator access
MARCH: Print, Stitch + Bead
Mar 3 – Button-making, painting + printing on fabric
Mar 10 – Button-making, painting + printing on fabric
Mar 17 – Embroidery + hand stitching
Mar 24 – Beading led by N’Swakamok’s youth beading group
Mar 31 – Open studio
* Each week participants are welcome to take part in the planned activity, explore our other materials, or work on their own projects
The Underground follows the DIY ethic and aims to demystify art for young people by offering accessible, low-barrier arts activities that encourage self-expression and celebration of their identities, stories, and experiences. Activities include: zine-making, silk screening and printmaking, stenciling, button-making, guerrilla art, etc.
Myths and Mirrors is pleased to offer a 2-hour Welcome to the Underground workshop for youth agencies, groups, and organizations working with vulnerable youth that would like to introduce art-making as a tool of self-expression and community-building. For more information, contact email@example.com.