Artida Cultural Center Inc. was formed for the following purposes:
Memorial Day weekend
Free Art Event
Sunday, May 28, 2017
12 noon - 5:00pm
33 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901.
Marble carving demonstration and hands-on clay modeling instruction by internationally renowned sculptors, Jill Burkee and Giancarlo Biagi.
Sculpting stands and turntables available for hands-on clay modeling available to all ages. Accessible from the sidewalk and the parking lot at the rear.
Sculpt with the notes of New Orleans Jazz with Bob Barta and his band.
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Free entertainment at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
An evening of contemporary music by the Bailen band, the Madaus trio, Michelle Biagi and Germana Pucci.
Wheelchair access will be through the back entrance to the Music Hall.
Egon Schiele: A Self in Creation
Saturday, July 8, 2017
5:30 - 7:00pm
The Suffolk County Historical Society
300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
Psychoanalyst and art critic, Danielle Knafo, Ph.D., will present a slide-lecture on the fascinating life and haunting work of fin-de-siècle Austrian Expressionist artist, Egon Schiele. Knafo’s lecture is based on her book of the artist. Dr. Knafo will demonstrate how Schiele’s childhood traumas were both exhibited and mastered in his art. He employed his art not only to express himself but also to create a self.
Other upcoming events planned by Artida Cultural Center include a series of lectures by Danielle Knafo, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst, prolific author, and popular speaker who will present various lectures including: