Monday, June 21, 2010

Promoting East Harlem's Artistic Talents


Sadly our beautiful exhibit of Puertorican artist Samuel Lind's work is coming to a close, 
but Sinergia is looking for more talented artists in our community to showcase their art in our gallery space.

If you or someone you know would like to be considered for an exhibit, 
please join our Facebook page and submit pictures of your artwork with your contact info on our Event page or on the wall.

We'll be accepting submissions until Friday, July 16th.

For more information visit

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Saluting El Barrio's History

Come and tell us your "Barrio" stories! The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, in collaboration with StoryCorps Historias, is recording El Barrio elders as they tell their stories, to ensure that future generations know the rich history of this community. Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito will host the launch reception of "Mi Querido Barrio" (My Beloved Neighborhood).

Launch Reception of "Mi Querido Barrio"
Friday, June 11, 6-8pm
2082 Lexington Avenue, 4th floor

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Summer Art Exhibit at Sinergia

The Day Habilitation and UpLiving programs are hosting a Summer Art Exhibition!  The opening reception on June 22nd will feature two films that the Day Hab participants have been working on: one, a documentary chronicling their training as film-makers, and the other, a musical production entitled “The New York Experience”, a presentation depicting how the Day Hab program enhances our participant's lives.  Art on display will range from paintings and drawings to limited edition prints and needlecraft. Events will be as follows:

Tuesday, June 22nd, 1pm          Exhibition Opening Reception with Film Presentation
Wed-Thu, June 23-24                Gallery open for viewing, 3-5 pm
Friday, June 25th, 10-3pm         Art Sale (art can be purchased and taken home)

Proceeds from the art sale will directly benefit the artists, with a small portion being used to purchase supplies for future projects.
(Photo: Artist Carlos Borja poses with a sample of his artwork and with Art Instructor Erin McSorley.)