the parachute factory
current happenings at the gallery
Noel Tweedie, a contributer to The Perch Arts & Literary magazine, will be exhibiting her work at PRCH. Come celebrate at our Open House on October 1st, from 5:30-7pm.
who we are
The Parachute Factory, established January 2008, is a unique collaboration between the Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health (PRCH),
the Community Services Network of Greater New Haven (CSN),
and the Arts Council of Greater New Haven.
Gallery Hours: Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays 12 noon to 5 p.m. and by appointment
Through collaboration, exploration, and research we seek to:
- Foster community and individual health through the arts
- Stimulate creativity and artistic production on the grassroots level
- Expand access to the arts for people throughout our community
- Move the boundaries of our cultural dialogue into new and unexpected places
- Serve as a resource to artists exploring social themes
previous exhibits & presentations
"Parachute Goes to the Dogs"Stella Maria Baer presented her paintings in the Gallery. Reception
and event, Parachute Goes to the Dogs! held April 10th, 2012 5-7pm.
The event celebrates the work of therapy dogs in our community. Find more about Stella's work at www.stellamariabaer.com
"Critical Condition", from June through September, 2011
"See Inside", from April through June, 2011.
"The Seventh Billionth Person Project", from October, 2010, through February, 2011.
"White Collar. Blue Collar. Pink Slip." from June, 2010 through September, 2010.
"Family Business" exhibit, from November 18, 2008 to February 27, 2009. (click for press release)
"Potluck" exhibit, 2008, with "Successes of the Citizens Project: Graduates Talk about Their Lives and Their Experiences" on 10/16/08
"Routes" exhibit, 2008, with "Routes of Recovery: What Do We Know from Lived Experience" presentation on 8/21/08