Campus-Wide Open House, Fall 2023

Curious about our organization?Want to get involved?Drop-in and check out our programs! Throughout our campus, The Sanctuary for Independent Media will have various ways to engage with our organization and […]

September Healing Day (Campus-Wide Open House)

NATURE Lab 3319 6th Ave, Troy, NY, United States

People’s Health Sanctuary is excited to host our third and final Healing Day of the season as part of the Sanctuary's Campus Wide Open House. Healing Day is a way to […]

Collard City Growers Jam-Jam!

People's Health Sanctuary 3319 6th Avenue, 2nd Fl, Troy, New York, United States

Location: NATURE Lab, 3319 6th Avenue, 2nd floor The Collard City Growers team has been harvesting and freezing fruit and berries all summer! We've got currants, mulberries, service berries, gooseberries, […]

StoryHarvest with Stockbridge-Munsee Musician Bill Miller

Freedom Square 35 5th Ave, Troy, NY, United States

Join us for StoryHarvest–– a festival to celebrate the harvest with music, food, and community! Corn will be a source of food, games, crafts, and jokes in this family-friendly celebration […]


Herb & Tea Blending

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

UPDATE: Due to rainy weather, this event will take place in the 2nd floor of NATURE Lab, 3319 6th Avenue. Join us in the garden! For this week's Collard City […]

Therapeutic Play with Photography Workshop & Exhibition Opening

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

The local, newly established Artsy Fartsy Photo Collective is hosting a workshop where photography and transparent images give space for therapeutic play. Using an overhead projector and transparencies, participants will […]

Indigenous Lens on Media Making

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Kahstoserakwathe Paulette Moore, co-owner of The Aunties Dandelion media organization, transformed her work in mainstream media to her present focus on revitalizing communities through stories of land, language, and relationships. […]

Wheelchair Procession Along Sanctuary Eco-Art Trail

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Join Petra Kuppers on a literal journey, as we will walk the Sanctuary Eco-Art Trail and engage in a number of easy 7-minute improvised dances together. Our dances might develop […]

Petra Kuppers: Dream Performance & Workshop

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Connect to the land, its’ histories, & its’ futures with Petra Kuppers for a dream performance & workshop that utilizes movement meditation. Following an improvised Wheelchair Procession along Sanctuary Eco-Art Trail and […]

Who’s On Your Face?

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Using activities centered on photography, photographer and birth doula Jayana LaFountaine will facilitate conversations around where we come from, and how skills and trauma are passed down in addition to […]

Garden Walk, Seed Saving, and Seed Rematriation

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

Join us at Collard City Growers during our regular garden hours for a garden walk and seed saving activity with Lucille Burr Grignon. Rain Location: People's Health Sanctuary in NATURE […]

Exploring Motherhood: Navigating the Journey of Disability

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Join us for an evening of honoring motherhood & disability with filmmakers Nöelle Gentile, Michael Mejia, & Victoria Kereszi, and storyteller Bethany Van Delft. The short film Between Us and feature […]

Welcoming “Ilopango, the Volcano that Left:” Community Celebration

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Join us to honor the passing of Ilopango, the Volcano that Left and celebrate creative place-making along the Mahicannituck (Hudson River)! This community gathering is for all people who love the Sanctuary, who love […]

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