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Materials for the Arts
33-00 Northern Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Long Island City, NY 11101

Public Transit
MFTA is located near these subway stations:
N and Q trains at 39th Avenue
R and M trains at 36th Street (exit at rear of station if on train from Manhattan)
E train at Queens Plaza (about a 10 minute walk to MFTA)

Please use an online mapping service such as Google Maps for detailed driving or subway directions to MFTA. For assistance, call 718-729-2007.

Nearest Accessible Station
Queens Plaza E/R/M
Elevator at corner of Queens Plaza South and Jackson Avenue.
Bus connections: B62, Q32, Q60, Q101, Q102

For any inquiries regarding access please contact:
Sara Cobb, Disability Service Facilitator for DCLA
31 Chambers Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10007

In addition to on-street parking, there are commercial lots in the area including:

ONE PARKING Gotham Center
42-09 28th St (bet. 42nd Rd-Queens Plaza S)
Capacity: 162
Mon-Sun 24HR

IZ Parking, Inc.
30-30 Northern Blvd
Long Island City
New York, NY 11101
Mon-Sun 24 hours

27-03 42nd RD
Mon- Sun 6AM-12AM 

Donation Drop-off Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Recipient Shopping Hours
Recipients may visit the MFTA warehouse for supplies by appointment only. Appointments are available during the following times:

Tuesdays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm (Warehouse closes at 2:00 pm)
Thursdays 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm (Warehouse closes at 6:00 pm)
First Monday of every month 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm (Warehouse closes at 7:00 pm)

Recipient shopping hours are subject to change at any time.

Office & Gallery Hours
Office: Monday - Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Gallery: Monday - Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Photo Credit: Barbara Korein/Materials for the Arts
P-Credit (+30) Courses:
Learn how free supplies from Materials for the Arts can be creatively reused to make engaging projects for lessons in all content areas. During these studio-style courses, teachers focus on developing lesson plans, aligned with the Arts Blueprint and Common Core Standards for their own students.
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