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PAST EVENTS

 

The 4th Annual Fall Benefit, A Night to Choose Creativity, at the Altman Building

November 9th, 2016

Photo Credit: Rachel Langosh

The 4th Annual Lulu & Leo Fund Benefit A Night to Choose Creativity was a huge success. The evening was hosted by Willie Geist of NBC and MSNBC. Interactive and unique art stations were led by artists Catherina Centanni, Melissa McGill and Petra Valentova, with live portrait sketches by Kayti Didriksen and Sujean Rim with a live performance from PS.22 Chorus led by Gregg Breinberg. It was truly an inspirational and unforgettable night!

Choose Creativity Celebration

June 18, 2016

We can't say enough about the positive energy and joy that radiated from our Choose Creativity celebration on June 18th. We sincerely thank all of you who participated and shared! What we most loved about this celebration is all the different ways you all chose creativity. Scrolling through the fantastic events and noticing how they were not just about visual art was so exciting -- creativity spans all passions and disciplines, not to mention cultures -- we saw events across at least a dozen countries, from France to Uganda, Ireland to the Philippines!

Master SuperArtist Workshop with Melissa McGill

April 16, 2016

Lulu & Leo Fund SuperArtists had the unique opportunity to get creative with Master SuperArtist, Melissa McGill! Inspired by Melissa's critically acclaimed installation Constellation, children connected the stars in the night sky to create their own one-of-a-kind constellations. Thank you to Melissa for inspiring us to use our 10 SuperArtist powers and Choose Creativity in everything we do!

 

Photo Credit: Heidi Green Photography

3rd Annual Fall Benefit, The Art of Healing, at the Museum of the City of New York

November 5, 2015

The Lulu & Leo Fund Benefit was as magical as ever! Thank you to all who contributed to the beautiful energy of the evening — we are still buzzing from it!!! We couldn’t be more proud of the inspiration sparked in so many by our two angels, Lulu and Leo! Marina and Kevin's speeches shared personal stories, accomplishments from the past year and the passion behind our new major initiative CHOOSE CREATIVITY! Click here to view Marina & Kevin's Speeches

 

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THE SUPERARTIST CURRICULUM

We've created the SuperArtist Curriculum based on the 10 Principles of Creativity for kids aged 5-9. Help us get the program into the communities that need it most!

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L&L Fund / Sing for Hope SuperPiano

June 5 - June 21, 2015

We received nearly 100 piano design submissions in response to Challenge #16 - A SuperPiano. Artist Patricia Espinosa created the final design inspired by our SuperArtists!

 

For two weeks in June, the L&L / Sing for Hope SuperPiano lived on Literary Walk in Central Park and was played by hundreds of musicians big and small!

SuperArtist Ambassador Kickoff with Michael Miller at Riverside Park

May 9, 2015

 

SuperArtist Michael Miller worked collaboratively with participants to create a large-scale work of chalk art inspired by the iconic “wave” design of the Copacabana Promenade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, designed by Roberto Burl Marx. 

 

Thanks again to Michael and to all the SuperArtist families who got creative (and covered in chalk!) with us!!!

 

SuperPiano Workshop with Patricia Espinosa at the Sing for Hope Piano Studio

April 26, 2015

 

These little fingers got very creative yesterday at our piano workshop! The kids did a little dandelion finger painting on the actual L&L Fund piano with artist Patricia Espinosa, then decorated their own mini-cardboard pianos. Thank you for attending the workshop, supporting our work and "choosing creativity"!!!!

 

Photo Credit: Heidi Green Photography

2nd Annual Fall Benefit, The Art of Healing, at the Museum of the City of New York

November 5, 2014

 

The 2nd Annual Lulu & Leo Fund Art of Healing Benefit was a huge success! The night was hosted by Matt Lauer with Jim Cramer as auctioneer. Interactive art stations were led by artists Patricia Espinosa, Melissa McGill, Lori and Matthew Richmond, Stephen Savage and Ezekiel Honig with a live performance by the Sing for Hope chorus accompanied by SFH volunteer artist Blake Whyte.

 

SuperArtist Workshop at the Museum of the City of New York

June 1, 2014

 

A symbolic piece of street art became an important focus for Marina and Kevin Krim as they grieved the loss of Lulu and Leo. 

 

The Lulu & Leo Fund held its first pilot SuperArtist workshop at MCNY. It featured a special tour of the 'City as Canvas' exhibit, a comprehensive look at NYC's street art movement. Following the tour, families got creative with a collaborative mural project led by legendary grafitti artist, Lady Pink.

First Annual Fall Benefit, The Art of Healing, at the Museum of the City of New York

November 6, 2013

 

The Lulu & Leo Fund's first annual fall benefit was a great success! The energy in the room was indescribable. As one guest shared, "I have never felt so much love in one room." The night was hosted by Jim Cramer. Interactive art stations were led by artists Sujean Rim, Patricia Espinosa, Marina Drasnin, Wil, and the staff of FreeArtsNYC. And, the renowned PS 22 chorus, led by Gregg Breinberg, sang their hearts out.