The Artists LOFT

Meet new people and experience a different art project and adventure!

No artistic experience is necessary, this is a judgment-free zone. Materials will be provided.

The Artists LOFT is facilitated by The LOFT's Creatives Rebuild New York Artist-In-Residence Sphynxx and will feature a monthly art night at The LOFT on the 3rd Mondays from 6:30pm-8:30pm. The group will also host a monthly art-related outing. Dates and times for these will vary from month to month.

The Artists LOFT is free to participate in, but donations are always welcome! Costs associated with the monthly art outings will be the responsibility of each attendee. 



February Artists LOFT Activity:

Poetic Clay Art With Obsidian Voices 


Celebrating Black History Month Artists LOFT will have the following changes 

Please see details below 


Mold your emotions into clay. Unleash the sculptor within as you respond to the spoken word through the tactile language of clay. Whether it's a whimsical figure dancing to a playful rhyme or a textured vessel echoing the depths of a moving verse, let your heart guide your hands. This is a safe space for exploration, not perfection. We welcome beginners and seasoned artists alike to delve into the liberating world of self-expression through clay.


Where: Purchase College

735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY 10577


    Date: Friday, February 23rd, 2024 

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm 


 Location: The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center

Questions? Contact: Sphynxx, CRNY Artist in Residence, at [email protected] or (914)-948-2932 extension 18


Black History Month Artists LOFT Outing:

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

Gretchen Sullivan Sorin is an award-winning historian and author of Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights. She will lecture and show film clips from Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America, the PBS documentary that was inspired by her book.




When: Thursday, February 1st, 2024

Time: 6:30pm - 7:30PM EST

The Pocantico Center

200 Lake Rd, Tarrytown, NY 10591



Questions? Contact: Sphynxx, CRNY Artist in Residence, at [email protected] or (914)-948-2932 extension 18

LOFT Social Groups are open groups which welcome everyone ages 18 and over. Groups are led by members of the LGBTQ+ and allied communities. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend.
Donations are welcome. Suggested donation is $5; more if you can, less if you can't. Fees related to activities are the responsibility of participants. To donate, click here or text The LOFT to 44321.

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Check out below what The Artists LOFT has been up to: 


Black History Month Artists LOFT Outing: Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

January Artists LOFT Activity: Landscape Artworks

January Artists LOFT Outing: Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon
Fulldome Planetarium Show

December Artists LOFT Activity: DIY Gingerbread Houses

December Artists LOFT Outing: Grand Holiday Illumination

November Artists LOFT Activity: FeltFul Vessels

November Artists LOFT Outing: Rokafella and Kwikstep
A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop

October Artists LOFT Activity: Pronoun Celebration

October Artists LOFT Outing: Zapatos The Stories that Shoes Tell

September Artists LOFT Activity: DIY Fall Leaf Dish

September Artists LOFT Outing: An Evening of Indigenous Short Films

August Artists LOFT Activity: The Empower Poster 

August Artists LOFT Outing: Den of Wax's First Fest


July Artists LOFT Activity: DIY Scratch Paper Art 

July Artists LOFT Outing: Jazz At Pierson Park

June Artists LOFT Activity: Pride Heat Press 


June Artist LOFT Outing: The Feath3r Theory Documentary 

May Artist LOFT Activity: Artistic Activism Drag Is Art

May Artist LOFT Outing: Inaugural Community Day at the David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center

April Artist LOFT Activity: Nature Suncatcher Wind Chimes

April Artists LOFT Outing: WestCOP Victims Assistance Services Annual Art Show

March Artist LOFT Activity Night: Queering Women's History Month DIY Queer Paper Mache Activist & Icons

March 2023 Artists LOFT Outing: Hudson River Museum Matrix: Prints by Women Artists, 1960–1990

February 2023 Activity Night: Queering Black History Month "Art is Activism"

Canceled Due to the National Weather Advisory's Winter Storm Warning

February 2023 Artists LOFT Outing: Obsidian Voices BHM

January 2023 Activity Night: "I Have a Dream" Vision Board 

January 2023 Outing: Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) Screening of Documentary "Nelly & Nadine" 

December 2022 Activity Night: DIY Pool Noodle Wreaths

December 2022 Outing: 1st Annual Small Works Gallery Show for the Ossining Arts Council 

November 2022 Activity Night: Acrylic Transfers 

November 2022 Outing: ArtsWestchester Serious Fun Arts Fest Gallery and Tour in Downtown White Plains  



October 2022 Activity Night: Queer Icon Souvenir Box in honor of LGBTQ+ History Month 

October 2022 Outing: "The Prom" at White Plains Performing Arts Center 



September 2022 Activity Night: Paint & Pour Night with Sphynxx Create Your Own Pride Flag Design 

September 2022 Outing: White Plains JazzFest Happy Hour with Nanny Assis Trio