Saturday, June 22, 2019
Brooklyn, NY



Join us for Big Arts in the Big Apple!
We are offering three great educational and experiential programs. Enjoy one, two or all three programs!

The registration fee and ticket cost will depend on how many of the three programs you select.


 
Program 1: Reaching the Melting Point...Transforming Glass into Art
 
 
10:00 am-12:30 pm
UrbanGlass
647 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11217
 
Start your immersive experience at UrbanGlass where a master glass blower will demonstrate how he can transform a glob of molten glass into a delicate object in a mind-blowing, visual experience. Then Monica Bock, UConn Associate Professor of Sculpture and Ceramics, will discuss her work in the context of contemporary slip casting in ceramic art. Her process involves casting liquid clay in plaster molds to fabricate figures for her art installations.


 
Program 2: Calling all Foodies: Watch the Sizzle and Try Some Nibbles at the Museum of Food and Drink 
 
 
2:30 pm-5:00 pm
Museum of Food and Drink
62 Bayard Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222
 
Take your taste buds on a culinary journey at the Museum of Food and Drink. Start with a cooking demonstration and tasting with influential top chef David Bouley ’17H, who will share his knowledge and passion for deliciously healthy eating. Lastly, museum curator Jean Nihoul ’14 MA will lead you on a delicious journey through the museum where you’ll discover exhibits you can taste, touch, and smell, including the current exhibit titled “Chow: Making the Chinese American Restaurant.” 
 

 
Program 3: Brewing Change: Craft Beer as a Social Movement in the Era of the Great American Maker
 
 
5:30 pm-8:30 pm
Brooklyn Brewery
79 N 11th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
 
Discover why craft beer has become such a trendy phenomenon as you sample various brews at the Brooklyn Brewery. Marketing Assistant Professor Cinthia Satornino will explain how unparalleled craftsmanship combined with a personal touch is driving the remarkable success of the craft beer industry. Pizza and beer are included.
 
 
NOTE: All transportation and formal meals are on your own. 
 
Registration Costs:
1 Program: $50
2 Programs: $75
ALL 3 Programs: $100
 
We’ll see you in the Big Apple! 


If you have questions or require a special accommodation to particiapte in this event, please contact Chris Dias, Director of Constituency Relations, via email or call the Office of Alumni Relations toll-free at (888) 822-5861.

 

 
 
 
 

UConn Foundation
Office of Alumni Relations
2390 Alumni Drive
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-2240

 
 







Photographs taken at this event may be used in University and Foundation promotional and other materials.
 
No portion of the registration fee is tax-deductible. Fees will be used to offset expenses associated with this event. 

NOTICE: The UConn Foundation solicits charitable contributions for the benefit of the University of Connecticut and is registered to do so in all states requiring registration. See our disclosure statement at www.foundation.uconn.edu/state-fundraising-notices.html.

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