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News & Notes for Education Volunteers

SAVE THE DATE! The JBFC is pleased to share two upcoming events with our volunteer community:

First, we are pleased to announce that our annual volunteer luncheon will take place on Friday, June 9in the JBFC Theater’s Jane Peck Gallery (on the second floor). All active education | more »


Spring 2017 Minds in Motion Premieres

The JBFC is pleased to host world premieres for our Minds in Motion program participants this May and June! This spring, over 400 fourth grade students from PEARLS Hawthorne, School 5 Kahlil Gibran, and Casimir Pulaski in Yonkers; Church Street in White Plains; and Claremont | more »


FREE Film Screening for Active Volunteers

As a token of our appreciation for all their hard work on behalf of the JBFC, we are pleased to invite all our active volunteers to a free screening of the Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts, on Wednesday, February 22 at 1:00 pm, preceded by a reception with light refreshments for | more »


Minds in Motion Premieres for Fall 2016 Sessions

The JBFC is pleased to host world premieres for all the fourth grade students that participated in Minds in Motion during the fall semester. The young animators will walk the red carpet, receive popcorn and juice, and see their stop-motion animation films premiere on the big | more »


Spring 2017 Volunteer Trainings

The JBFC Education Department is pleased to announce the training dates for our Spring 2017 volunteer programs! The volunteer trainings will take place as follows:

See Hear Feel Film - Friday, January 20, 2017 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.

Minds in Motion - Friday, January 27, 2017 from | more »


FREE Film Screening for Active Volunteers

As a token of our appreciation for all your hard work on behalf of the JBFC, we are pleased to invite all our active volunteers to a free screening of a brand new film, The Eagle Huntress, on Friday, November 18 at 12:15pm, preceded by a reception with light refreshments for all. | more »


Have Fun. Do Good. Volunteer!

The JBFC’s education programs for school and community organization groups are made possible with the passionate support of our dedicated volunteers. We encourage you to join our team and have a positive impact on the lives of young children across the region.

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Media Literacy Week: what to do?!

Congratulations to the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) on its FIRST EVER U.S. Media Literacy Week. I was honored to join NAMLE’s Leadership Council last year as this initiative was just an idea and I can’t be more proud of my colleagues in following | more »


April 2015 News & Events

From a new Media Arts Lab course to the Valentine & Clark Emerging Artist Fellowship, April offers a host of opportunities for students, teachers, teens and families. To get updates sent directly to your inbox, sign up for our monthly education newsletter. Here are the | more »


Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day from the JBFC!

We hope you enjoy this virtual Valentine, courtesy of some fourth-grade animators in ourMinds in Motionprogram. | more »