The Church in Sag Harbor will host an Artist Talk on Friday, June 30, at 6 p.m. with visual artist Nani Chacon. The talk will be moderated by Shinnecock artist Jeremy Dennis, founder of Ma’s House & BIPOC Art Studio Inc., a communal art space and artists’ residency for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) located on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation. Dennis is also… Read More »Artist Talk With Nani Chacon at The Church
We are honored to have hosted U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo at Ma’s House today in anticipation of tonight’s poetry reading in association with @teatroyerbabruja on such a beautiful day!
ABOUT THIS EVENT Jeremy Dennis, a contemporary fine art photographer and a tribal member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, provides a restoration in-progress tour of Ma’s House, an old family home on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton, NY, while discussing his indigenous art exhibits with Preservation Long Island and the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum. Jeremy’s grandmother, Loretta Silva, also known as Princess Silva Arrow of the Shinnecock Indian… Read More »Join us on Zoom for a progress tour of Ma’s house on MARCH 26 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
We are coming together (via Zoom) this Saturday, February the 13th at 6:00 pm to design and write postcards to Governor Cuomo’s Office to demand he stops the economic harassment of the Shinnecock Nation. On the one hour zoom, we will share a brief background behind the monument, answer any questions, and create postcards together to demand NYS and the DOT to stand down! Background New York… Read More »Save the Shinnecock Monuments: Ma’s House Post Cards to the Governor Event
GATHER is a celebration of the East End’s diversity, a recognition of fault and colonization, and, most importantly, an opportunity to build and implement new understandings. Devised specifically for community leaders, service workers, teachers, and developers, this series platforms the voices and experiences of various BIPOC scholars, artists, and leaders, providing both lessons on our past histories, and strategies and examples of how to progress forward together. Join in… Read More »GATHER – In association with Guild Hall
Thanks to @widerainboworg for making the art kit giveaway possible this past Sunday! So happy that we were able to distribute more than two hundred art kits to Shinnecock youth and adult artists. We hope that when Covid is behind us, we can share what we created and have days of creating art together at Ma’s House. Special thanks to Ashley, Rebekah, and Angela from Wide Rainbow,… Read More »December 13th Art Kit Giveaway w/ Wide Rainbow
We are so honored to have received the Creative Power Award from Protagonistic.net! You can see more about this award and other recipients here: https://www.protagonistic.net/award MA’S HOUSE & BIPOC ART STUDIOJeremy Dennis, USA My grandmother, Princess Silva Arrow of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, was affectionately called “Ma” by her children and grandchildren. My idea is to restore her home and turn it into an artist… Read More »Creative Power Award – Ma’s House!
Today we are excited that the new plumbing and heating system work has begun. Since we are in the Hamptons, we have used the remainder of the $28,605 that we raised (and then some) to install the new pipes, water heater, furnace, updated radiators, and other updates to keep Ma’s House warm and with running water. Pretty soon we will need to get cabinets and… Read More »Plumbing & Heating Update – Thank you!
Please join us in a small, social-distance (+mask required) gathering in support of ‘Ma’s House Project’ by Shinnecock artist Jeremy Dennis and to enjoy artwork by local East End Artists on September 8th, 2020, from 1-4 pm. Ma’s House is a new art space that will primarily support black and indigenous artists through curation, programming, and exhibits by BIPOC. This event is an opportunity to… Read More »Artist and Supporters gathering on Sept 8th 2020 @ 1pm
I am grateful to have Ma’s House featured in The East Hampton Star! Thanks to Anabel Sosa and Durell Godrey for stopping by and sharing our project. You can read the article on the East Hampton Star’s website here: https://www.easthamptonstar.com/villages/2020813/making-mas-house-museum