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Hi Everyone,

Spring is in the air and it’s a great time to get out and go see some art exhibitions.

Rona Pondick at Sonnabend, 536 West 26th street

Phillip Guston at McKee Gallery, 745 Fifth Avenue, NYC

John Singer Sargent, El Anatsui and Fine Lines: American Drawings are at The Brooklyn Museum

Elizabeth Peyton at [...]

Schools out, go see some art!

Schools out and I’m always looking for ways to inspire my kids and get them thinking about things besides video games and movies on Amazon. We went to see some exhibits this weekend and the sketchbooks are out again. The car ride home was very quiet as the kids were all working on their [...]

Congratulations Portfolio Prep Students!

Congratulations to all of The Manor Arts portfolio prep students on being accepted to your first choice art high schools! You worked hard and we are very proud of what you have accomplished. Parents, you all provided such great support. What results!

For all of you aspiring art students, the next portfolio prep session begins [...]

February/March art to see

The winter session is off to a running start.  I’m happy to say that we have 7 classes completely filled.  Now it’s time to go see some art.

Michelle Handelman at Staphan Stoyanov Gallery (29 Orchard Street  

This is not a show for the kiddies, in no way shape or form. Michelle’s work is [...]

Winter Break Art to see

Hi Everyone,

As you prepare for your holiday and winter break with the kiddies, here are some cool, fun shows that won’t disappoint.

Ezra Jack Keats at the Jewish Museum:

September 09, 2011 – January 29, 2012.  

This is a great opportunity to see the original collages that make up the book “A [...]

Winter class registration begins today!

Hi Everyone, It’s been an exciting semester at Manor Arts.  The Portfolio students are almost done with their auditions and all our Fall students are making lovely work and having fun. So are we. Time to start gearing up for the Winter now.   WINTER REGISTRATION has begun at Manor Arts and we’d love to include your child in our classes. [...]

FREE Exquisite Corpse Workshop at PLG Pop Up Gallery!

On Friday November 11th from 10 – 11 am, Nurit Newman will be teaching an Exquisite Corpse Workshop for children at the PLG Pop Up Gallery. Please join us in supporting art and artists in the PLG neighborhood. Supplies will be provided. Bring family and friends. The Pop Up Gallery is located at 552 [...]

FREE Trial Art Classes!

Been trying to decide which MANOR ARTS class to join but couldn’t decide.? Now’s your chance to sign up for a free trial class while our classes are still in session. Check out the class line up (Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Comic Book Arts and Portfolio Prep) at and contact Nurit Newman manorarts@yahoo.comto reserve your FREE spot.  There [...]

ART in NYC 10/14/11

Hi Everyone,

Sorry it’s taken so long to post but there are some great, fun works to go see on your own or with the kiddos.

1. New York Comic Con: Friday/Saturday 10-5pm, Sunday 10-5 @ The Javitz Convention Center, 655 West 34th St (888) 605-6059.  Tickets are $45 for Friday and Sunday.  Special [...]

No Classes Memorial Day Weekend (May 28th-May 30th)