About 601 Tully

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601 Tully is a center for engaged practice in Syracuse, NY developed by artist and professor Marion Wilson with a rotating collaborative team of 54 students and neighbors and Anda French of French 2Design. It's a site for meaningful exchange between artists, community members, and scholars in the co-production of culture.

601 Tully includes a contemporary art space, a public events space, a bookstore, a teaching garden, and Recess Cafe West.

In 2009, Wilson purchased the condemned two-story home and local drug hub, and throughout five semesters, Wilson's design/build class re-zoned, designed, renovated and now sustains the physical and programmatic aspects of 601 Tully. The collaborative team has consisted of artists, architects, environmentalists, Fowler High School students, Green Train Workforce, neighbors, and the occasional passerby.

601 Tully is made possible by the generous support of the Syracuse University School of Education, The Kauffman Foundation, The Near West Side Initiative, Imagining America, Home HeadQuarters Inc., Say Yes to Education, and National Grid.

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Monday, November 15, 2010

6 Word Memoirs and Dream Houses [4th Grade]

On friday Nov. 5th, MLAB payed a visit to the Blodgett School. A group of ten 4th graders from the after school program accompanied members of 601 Tully to the art bus where they composed 6 word memoirs and designed they dream houses Students drew for five minutes at a time before passing their drawings to the right and continuing to design and draw on their neighbor's design. Final drawings and poetry will be carved and laser-cut into the floors and walls of 601 Tully as permanent installation.

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