Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Past Workshops

NATURE Lab workshop -- Hormone Hacking: Harvesting Endocrine Disruptors  with bioartist Byron Rich
10/10/2018 - 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  Please register for this workshop as well as any others you'd like to participate in by clicking here. 3-6PM Workshop 6-7PM Social time with artists $10 Suggested Donation Working [...]
Be the Media! Workshop–Hudson Mohawk Magazine: New Producer Orientation
10/04/2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Help us produce an hour a day of local news and public affairs content for the Capital Region. there are many ways to get involved (regardless of your interests, skill [...]
Deconstructing Science
10/02/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us, as we explore what science really is, who gets to do it, and how you can be a scientist in just 3 simple steps!
3rd Annual Plant Sale
05/27/2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Help support our garden by growing your own! We have been maniacally planting seeds and dividing perennials in hopes to spread the bounty of Collard City Growers into your yards. [...]
Community Wireless and Mapping Workshop
05/23/2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An introduction to modern digital cartography. Map your neighborhood! Own your data, untether from Google Maps and reconnect with your block. Share your map with friends using mesh networks! Meeting [...]
Be the Media! Workshop: Audio Editing
05/17/2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Audacity is a free digital audio editor and recording application that runs on almost any Mac or PC. Learn how to use it to make radio! Audio editing is an invaluable [...]
Be the Media! Workshop: Sound Recording
05/10/2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The key to quality audio production is getting a good recording in the first place. Learn useful recording techniques and discover how you can produce radio segments for the Sanctuary's [...]
Spring Cleaning + Roots Natty Division Party
04/29/2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prepare and tidy garden beds that have been resting all winter, to get them ready to receive this year’s plantings. If soil permits, learn to turn one plant into many [...]
Soil Seed Bank Research Workshop
04/22/2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prepare test patches for a new generation of wild plants whose seeds are dormant beneath lawns and sidewalks, in artist Ellie Irons’ art-science project “(Re)disturbance Laboratory: Unearthing to Rewild, Remember, [...]
Ruderal Ecologies: Grounds for Change
04/13/2018 - 04/15/2018 - 7:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CHECK OUT video documentation of RUDERAL ECOLOGIES! This event was free and open to the public, with donations encouraged  to build the NATURE Lab Environmental Education Center.  Register here. This [...]
NATURE Lab Crowdfunding Kickoff with Bio-Artist Shu Lea Cheang
03/20/2018 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  On Tuesday (3/20), internationally recognized bio-artist Shu Lea Cheang is helping us kick-off our crowdfunding campaign to build the NATURE Lab Environmental Education Center!   Come celebrate the first day [...]
Be the Media! "Cinéma Vérité and Human Rights" with QUEST Filmmakers
12/09/2017 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come take part in our last Be the Media! workshop of the season. "Quest" director, Jon Olshefski, and producer, Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, will head an in-depth discussion of the art [...]
Be the Media! "Art of Voice"
12/05/2017 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Explore your performing capabilities for radio with longtime instructor at the New School of Radio and Television, Tom Hawn! Learn to harness the power of your voice through professional broadcasting [...]
NATURE Lab: Currant Affair
12/03/2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn to propagate fruiting shrubs from cuttings as we plant an edible property line of currants for community consumption at Collard City Growers. Register at: http://www.mediasanctuary.org/workshopregistration/ Sliding scale, depending on what [...]
Be the Media! "Intro to Audio Editing with Audacity"
11/28/2017 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Audacity is a free digital audio editor and recording application that runs on almost any Mac or PC. Learn how to use it to make radio! Lead by experienced media [...]
Be the Media! "Community Journalism on a Budget"
11/13/2017 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Ellen Rocco, manager of North Country Public Radio, to learn the secrets of covering community news from a national perspective at a time when local journalism is in decline. [...]
Be the Media! "Music and Social Movements" with Nano Stern
10/29/2017 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  Live footage from Nano Stern's workshop:  ***************************************************************************************************** Come take part in a Be the Media workshop taught by award-winning musician Nano Stern. If you haven't yet heard of him, [...]
NATURE Lab: Seed Gathering Walk and Great Leaf Forward
10/29/2017 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join Ellie Irons of the Next Epoch Seed Library and Azuré Keahi of Collard City Growers for an urban seed gathering hike in North Troy, followed by an afternoon of [...]
NATURE Lab Open Hours for Art & Ecology
10/24/2017 - 06/05/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
4-6 pm every Tuesday, October 24 - June 5 NATURE Lab Gallery, 3334 6th Ave. This fall, stop by the NATURE (North Troy Art, Technology and Urban Research in Ecology) [...]
05/14/2017 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In his talk and workshop, ecological artist, writer, and activist Oliver Kellhammer will frame post-industrial ecologies as sites of renewal and the emergence of novel processes. Together, we will bio-map [...]
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