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Kitchen Sanctuary with Intaba Liff-Anderson: Cooking on a Shoestring- Taking Care of your Family CANCELED/COVID

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Join Kitchen Sanctuary resident Intaba Liff-Anderson as she shares culinary tips on creating delicious dishes from ingredients found in food pantries. A combo of demo and hands on, we will utilize basic ingredients and build skills which empower greater confidence in the kitchen. Intaba Liff-Anderson is a graduate of Anne Marie Colbin’s Natural Gourmet Cooking […]

FEMeeting 2020 Troy Bioartist Keynotes and Community Conversation

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Kira O’Reilly and Marta de Menezes share their research methodologies in this public keynote of FEMeeting, a gathering to disseminate art and science projects carried out by women, followed by a strategy session to increase collaboration, knowledge sharing and bringing communities together. Co-sponsored by iEAR Presents!

Be The Media! Workshop With Patty Zimmerman: Documentary Across Platforms- Reverse Engineering Media, Place and Politics CANCELED/COVID

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

In Documentary Across Platforms, noted scholar of film and experimental mediaPatricia R. Zimmermann offers a glimpse into the ever-evolving constellation of practices known as "documentary" and the way in which they investigate, engage with, and interrogate the world. Collected here for the first time are her celebrated essays and speculations about documentary, experimental, and new […]

Be The Media! Workshop with Clement and Sophie Guerra, and Bryan Parras: Sage Against the Machine- Listening to Indigenous Voices and Spiritual Pedagogy CANCELED/COVID

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Come check out a pre-screening talk with the filmmakers from The Condor and the Eagle: Clement & Sophie Guerra with Bryan Parras! Sophie and Clément Guerra have been working on The Condor and The Eagle for the past four years. Clement is currently the European Director of Survival Media Agency and have been producing high-quality […]

Collard City Growers Workshop: Tending the Urban Forest with More Trees Arborist Collective

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Join the arborists of the More Trees Collective for a workshop in the urban forest. Learn to identify common opportunist species of urban trees, discuss different techniques and objectives of pruning, when to remove trees, when to plant trees and help the crew manage the Sanctuary's fledgling reforestation projects. More Trees Arborist Collective is a […]

NATURELab: Earth Week Ruderal Rewilding Festival – Lawn Lab/ Ellie Irons

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Energize yourself for spring by uprooting some lawn to make way for wildflowers, assembling an acorn planting kit, or learning how young trees make their way in challenging urban settings. We’ll also have wild plant inks and sign-making materials to celebrate Earth Week and prepare for the Climate Strike, and some coloring activities for the […]

Health Autonomy Clinic: Mask-Making Networks and How to Make a Mask

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Join the Health Autonomy Network to find out about local mutual aid networks making masks,  and learn how to make your own. This zoom workshop is led by Eileen J. Raab, with the New Lebanon Health Assembly and  “Community Care Planning," a mutual aid organization based in Columbia County, NY. Of all the failings of […]

Screening and Be The Media! Workshop with Patricio Guzman: The Cordillera of Dreams

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Join us for an on-demand screening of The Cordillera of Dreams and a workshop featuring master documentary filmmaker Patricio Guzmán with translator Daniel Mosquera. Winner of the Best Documentary award at the Cannes Film Festival, master filmmaker Patricio Guzmán's The Cordillera of Dreams completes his trilogy (Nostalgia for the Light, and The Pearl Button) investigating […]


Escalating Resistance: Mass Rebellion Training with Lisa Fithian

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

As part of her Shut It Down book tour, organizer Lisa Fithian will be offering a three hour training to hone our strategies and tactics to impact power holders and create social disruption at increasingly larger scales. This organizing requires attention to how we build collective power that heals and liberates us from our socialization […]

Be The Media! Workshop with Renée Feltz: Muckraking with a Conscience- Reporting during COVID

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Join us for a "Be the Media Radio Workshop" with Senior Producer Renée Feltz, sharing her expertise in the trenches at Democracy Now! during the COVID crisis! Renee will cover: How Democracy Now! has changed in response to COVID; the impact of COVID on other stories; muckraking with a conscience: creative ways to cover stories, […]

Media Activist Reflections From #ShutItDown Pipeline Protest with Filmmaker Deia Schlosberg – CANCELED/COVID

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Join us for a workshop with Deia Schlosberg before the screening of her film, The Story of Plastic, at 6pm! Deia Schlosberg (DIRECTOR/PRODUCER) made national news in October, 2016, when she was arrested and charged with 45 years’ worth of felonies for filming the #ShutItDown pipeline protest in North Dakota. Part of a worrying pattern […]

All We’ve Got with Filmmaker Alexis Clements, and Special Guests Tandra LaGrone and EP – CANCELED/COVID

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

A personal exploration of LGBTQI women’s communities, cultures, and social justice work through the lens of the physical spaces they create, from bars to bookstores to arts and political hubs. This investigation of spaces that have managed to stay open when so many others have closed offers a perspective on why having a place to […]

Tending the Urban Forest

Freedom Square 9 101st St, Troy, NY

Learn about the Collard City Growers foodscape and how to care for our arboreal family, with professional arborists from the More Trees Cooperative. ***As health experts project we will continue to social distance into 2021, we’ll plan to wear masks.  Trees are amazing creatures. Like a fountain of life, they provide nourishment, habitat, shelter, materials, […]

Blitz of the L-Lot: Permaculture in North Central!

Collard City Growers 3337 6th Avenue, Troy, New York

Join us! We have a semi annual Blitz of the L lot, which is at the South End of the alley on Glen Street and is one of CCG Garden Mentor Christian Grigoraskos' favorite places on the Sanctuary campus. With a bit of care each year, we have been ushering this once abandoned space into […]

“Art and Ecology: In the Spirit of the Suffragettes” Mycelial tiles workshop with Mae-ling Lokko

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Watch the event recording here. Mae-ling will be offering a virtual overview of her work with mycelia from 10:00-10:30am. Her brief presentation will be followed by a small number of participants at NATURE Lab who will engage in a hands-on workshop creating the mycelial tiles. This workshop is part of Art and Ecology: In the […]

Be The Media! Workshop: “Building a Media Business While Staying True to Your Activist Roots” w/ filmmaker Nicholas Bruckman

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Join us for a workshop on creative entrepreneurship and activism, and how to build a career in the arts while staying true to your principles. Learn how you can intentionally avoid a traditional film path, and take your storytelling skills and translate to what matters! Filmmaker and CEO Nicholas Bruckman will show samples of his […]

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