The First Annual Create & Connect East Harlem 2018 project connected students and senior citizens with local restaurants to exhibit their work for one month. Artwork created by a dozen East Harlem District 4 High School students and Bonifacio Center senior citizens will each be on display at three East Harlem restaurants for one month from the display date.
First up ~ January 12th at Amor Cubano, 2018 Third Avenue. Opening Reception at 6pm. Followed by January 19th at Mojitos Bar & Grill, 227 East 116th Street. Opening Reception at 6pm, and on January 26th at Neapolitan Express, 232 East 111th Street with an Opening Reception at 6pm.
Stay tuned for the next group of artists in these three restaurants one month from the Opening Reception date.
Create and Connect East Harlem 2018 was made possible by NYU Social Sector Leadership Fellow Marissa Y. Mack; School District 4 Family Leadership Coordinator, Nancy Pereira; Esperanza Preparatory Academy Teacher, Gregory Castro; Bonifacio Cora Texidor Housing for the Elderly Senior Executive Director, Candy Vives-Vasquez and Art Director, Genevieve Andre.