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When the 4th Annual Jay Invitational of Clay opens this week it will feature in addition to the 30+ artists from the Adirondack Region and including ceramic artists from Brooklyn, North Carolina, Georgia and Boston, a memorial exhibition celebrating local potter Paul Z. Nowicki. The exhibition, titled “The Mark We Leave Behind: selected works by Paul Z. Nowicki,” will be held in the main tent on the grounds of the Jay House in tandem with the Jay Invitational of Clay. Opening reception will be Fri, Jul 14, 6-9pm. The exhibition will run through the weekend, Sat + Sun, 9am-6pm.

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Now in it’s third season, Norte Maar is pleased to announce our 2017 Summer Artist-In-Residence, Brooklyn based painter Rob de Oude. Norte Maar’s Artist-In-Residence Program offers artists housing for a week with studio space and the Au Sable River to wade in. The program also aims to introduce artists to new communities and communities to new artists. The program is supported in part by The Friends of Norte Maar.

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Check out this amazing feature article on our Jay Invitational of Clay in Adirondack Life Magazine!

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Announcing participants in our 3rd Annual Au Sable River Valley Studio Tour. From painting to wood working, ceramics to handmade crafts we’ve got your summer arts tour covered! Check out who is participating and who is sponsoring this remarkable summer event!

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We are psyched to announce the return of our ambitious collaborative event The Brooklyn Performance Combine, a mashup of poets, painters, performers and this time includes aerialists and a meteorologist! The two-hour durational performance will take place at The MUSE on Saturday, June 3, 7-9pm. Check out whose performing!

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Joining the growing list of dance luminaries that have included Karole Armitage, Antonia Franceschi, Claudia Jeschke, Kat Wildish, Gabrielle Lamb, and Kathryn Posin, Ashely Bouder of New York City Ballet will lead a talk back with choreographers and their collaborating artist following the Saturday, April 8 performance of CounterPointe.

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From exciting new exhibitions of art to riveting performances, Norte Maar is pleased to announce our 2017 Winter / Spring Public Programs!

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Norte Maar, apartment gallery, bushwick, brooklyn

Apartment galleries have a special place in our heart. Norte Maar’s apartment gallery at the corner of Wyckoff Avenue and Suydam Street in Bushwick, served not only as the foundation of our visual art program but also a historic role in the development of the Bushwick art scene from 2006-2016. Alternative art spaces play a vital role in facilitating conversation, building community, and inspiring creative collaborations. Artist Lynn Sullivan hosts regular pop-up exhibitions in her studio and home.

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fund our #makemoreart campaign!

Norte Maar, indiegogo, fundraiser, campaign, 2016

Support Norte Maar’s #makemoreart campaign! As we race towards our teenage years (the second year into our second decade!) we need your support to keep us on the edge, at the forefront of new art, poetry and dance in Brooklyn and beyond. Quite simply… help us… help artists… #makemoreart

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Audra Wolowiec, Norte Maar

Norte Maar is pleased to announce the organization’s first print edition commission by Audra Wolowiec. “sound series” includes four prints remastered from their original collage printed by Furthermore, Brooklyn, and published in an edition of 25 (four prints per edition).

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