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MFTA Workshops, Events, and Public Programs
The MFTA calendar lists upcoming workshops, courses, community events, and public programs at the MFTA warehouse, as well as MFTA-related events around the City.

Visit the Materials for the Arts Calendar

Shopping Calendar
Shopping at MFTA is restricted to registered recipients.

Recipients may visit the MFTA warehouse for supplies by appointment only. Appointments are scheduled online and are available during the following times:

9:30am to 12:00pm (Shopping ends at 1:15pm; Warehouse closes at 1:45pm)

1:30pm to 4:30pm (Shopping ends at 5:30pm; Warehouse closes at 5:45pm)

First Monday of every month
3:30pm to 5:00pm (Warehouse closes at 5:45pm)

Recipient shopping hours are subject to change at any time.

MFTA is closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
  • Election Day
  • President’s Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Labor Day

Make a shopping appointment at Materials for the Arts (Log-in required)
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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