Upcoming and Ongoing Events

2015 SOAPBOX benefit honoring Glenn Ligon and Shani Peters MORE


Annual Events

Field Day

We hope to see you at our annual fall festival of neighborhoods showcasing The LP’s public art residencies, fellowships, and arts workshops in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Harlem, and Hunts Point. In each of our three anchor neighborhoods, you can look forward to free arts workshops, walking tours, facepainting, oral histories, and so much more!


Public Art Potluck

Our annual fall potluck celebrates each year’s Create Change artists. We bring the food. You bring the ideas.



SOAPBOX is The Laundromat Project’s elegant and art-filled annual benefit, including delicious beverages and hors d’oeuvres, live DJ, exclusive special edition print, silent auction, and fun art experiences. Check out photos from the 2014 event here.


Past Events

A day of activities focused on environmental awareness, urban beautification, and wellness MORE
Join us at The Studio Museum in Harlem for fun and free workshops! MORE
Oct 31, 3 – 6pm Come trick or treat with us! MORE
Documenting the narratives of Harlemites through a compilation CD project. MORE
Celebrate our Create Change artists with us! We bring the food. You bring the ideas. MORE
Join the LP at the Sweet Spot Festival! MORE
A sequence of city-wide community events that will invite people to come together and create a “portrait” of their neighborhood. MORE
Re-creating the Native American custom of trade in an urban environment and allowing a mutual exchange between neighbors. MORE
Creating bridges through visual art and storytelling between customers and neighbors of a local beauty salon. MORE
Free screenprinting workshop at the Harlem Arts Festival MORE
A day of activities focused on environmental awareness, urban beautification, and wellness MORE
Bedford-Stuyvesant Art Workshops MORE
Harlem Art Workshops MORE
Hunts Point Art Workshops MORE
A social hub where community members can engage and share stories which will be collected Lonely Planet-style guidebook. MORE
We cordially invite you to join us at our Soapbox benefit. MORE
Join Raul Ayala (Create Change 2013) for a printmaking workshop during the Open Engagement Conference. MORE
A celebration of the geographic and social diversity of the city through music, dance and video. MORE
Learn and share strategies for working in community as artists. MORE
Our executive director, Kemi Ilesanmi participates in a panel discussion about the role of “play” in imagining the cities of the future. MORE
Come and march in the parade! Saturday will be a great day of fun for the entire family. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes and floats! MORE
Join us for art workshops and activities in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Harlem, and Hunts Point. MORE
Join us for this special screening of American Promise at the IFC Center. MORE
A one-day event focused on the impact of arts and gentrification in collaboration with La Casa Azul Bookstore. MORE
A two-day festival of neighborhoods in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Harlem, and Hunts Point MORE
We bring the food. You bring the ideas. MORE
A printmaking intensive for middle and high schoolers. MORE