Join us for our annual Holiday Party!

Join us this Thursday evening for our annual holiday party, as we celebrate with all of our students, parents, veterans and friends. Check out the invitation below to see all the fun and creative things we have planned. It’s sure to be a very special night. Hope to see your there!

Please also click the “Donate” tab above to help support our cause. Any amount will help keep us going. Thank you all!!

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Identity collage project inspired by artist Martin O’Neill

Our students recently created “identity collages” inspired by illustrator and artist, Martin O’Neill. For over 20 years O’Neill has been creating unique collages for a wide range of international clients encompassing advertising, design, editorial and publishing. Each of our students used this approach to create a unique collage which represents their own personalities, likes, hopes and dreams. Come down to the art center and check these masterpieces out while they’re up!

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Check out the awesome self-expression project all our students did!

Our students from 5 different classes created subway poster art similar, to that of artist Keith Haring, on black board with white chalk. Students represented themselves in both words and drawings, like that of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The final piece was then photographed and digitally applied to their very own business card, reflecting their own stories, and ultimately, their “brand.”

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Another Successful Year of Summer Art Camp!

We had a blast once again this year at our spectacular summer art camp. It was a wonderful week of learning and creating, and having lots of fun! Our students’ hard work and dedication was evident in the culminating art show on Friday, where our campers proudly displayed their beautiful artwork that they created all week. We’d like to give special thanks to all our parents, teachers and support staff that contributed to make this camp a reality. And of course, congratulations to all our growing artists!IMG_0318

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Sign up for Art Camp! August 17th – 21st

There are (limited) spots still available for our awesome art camp! Click the “Summer Art Camp” tab up top to sign up now!
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Heckscher Museum S. Huntington Kids’ Art Show – 2015 Sessions 2 & 3

The Spirit of Huntington Art Center and the South Huntington school district once again had a fantastic time collaborating with the Heckscher Museum to produce yet another wonderful art show, displaying the children’s artwork for the conclusion of our 10-week art class sessions. This final show of the school year was especially vibrant, as it included twice as much student artwork! We combined the beautiful creations of both sessions 2 and 3 as we came together at the museum to share the art with friends and family. Click below for more photos!

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LT Cherokee “Seeds” Sculpture Show 2015 – A Huge Success!

Friends, family, students, teachers, and all of LT Cherokee’s ‘seeds’ came together this past weekend for a very special event that showcased (for the first time ever!) most of LT’s sculptures, together in one unified space. His pieces were brought in from not only local spots, but from as far as Canada. It was a beautiful evening celebrating the life, love, and artwork of our beloved friend and master sculptor, LT Cherokee.

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Artists Come Alive Each Week at the Spirit of Huntington!

Check out our art wall! This week our featured artist is Henry Matisse. Matisse created form with line and color as he practiced his famous “drawing with scissors.”  Spring is finally here, so we’ve adorned our walls with our student’s beautiful cut-paper creations! Keep a look out, as we will continue to rotate different featured artists and children’s artwork every couple of weeks!

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There are always flowers for those who want to see them
– Henri Matisse

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Remembering our friend, LT Cherokee

On this day last year, April 15th 2014, we lost our beloved friend LT Cherokee. LT was a world-wide accomplished sculptor, and an all around incredible human being. He loved people and wanted to give everyone a piece of himself, his life and love, and ultimately his art… because Len liked to say that he was spreading seeds. We honor him today, and everyday, in our hearts and souls.  We love and miss you, LT.

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“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.”
-Robert Lewis Stevenson

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See below post for information on LT’s upcoming memorial art show, “Seeds”

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Join Us May 15 for a Night to Remember: “Seeds” LT Cherokee Art Show

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