Partnerships

The Silver Sun Foundation works along side not-for-profit arts, education, social justice, and environmental organizations from the local Woodstock community and Hudson Valley region to provide support, outreach and community engagement.

  *****************

The Silver Sun Residence in Woodstock, NY offers visiting artists unique opportunities to share their works-in-progress to an engaged community, and to participate in local cultural events.

 

In partnership with Vic Brooks, Senior Curator, Time-Based Visual Art

at EMPAC, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

 

FILMMAKERS SIMON LIU & RACHAEL LAWE

Artists-in-Residence ~ Autumn 2020

 

 
 

Nature Connection Network Summit ~ Fall 2019

 
Nature Connection Network Board & Stakeholders at Silver Sun Foundation, hosted by WILD EARTH, Executive Director David Bronstein. Wild Earth leads transformative nature immersion experiences that cultivate character, confidence, passion & perseverance in today’s youth.
 

A SUMMIT OF HUDSON VALLEY LEADERS

at Silver Sun Residence ~ November 2019

 

O+ Positive Festival, Kingston Land Trust, Wild Earth and TMI Project

 

 

O+ EMPOWERS COMMUNITIES TO TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR COLLECTIVE WELLBEING THROUGH THE EXCHANGE OF ART, MUSIC AND WELLNESS.

 

O+ Executive Director Joe Concra, Shaniqua Bowden and Executive Director Julia Farr of Kingston Land Trust, Wild Earth Co-Founder & Executive Director David Brownstein, and TMI Project’s Co-Founder and Executive Director Eva Tenuto converge for an annual summit.

The Silver Sun Foundation partners with The Jacob Burns Film Center to provide an annual Diverse Voices Fellowship for emerging filmmakers within their Creative Culture Fellowship Program.

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is a nonprofit cultural arts center dedicated to presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; teaching literacy for a visual culture; and making film a vibrant part of the community.

Silver Sun Foundation & The Secret City Partnership

 

 
Painter Bobby Lucy, visual arts curator for The Secret City, discusses his work at the Silver Sun Foundation, Summer 2019.
 

Each year we partner with The Secret City, a community of artists, creative types, and conscious people who seek a deeper engagement with the world by celebrating Art, Community and Joy.

 

 
Our annual Gershwin Tribute Event in NYC brings together performing artists with donors to celebrate the works of Ira and George Gershwin 
 
 
 
Silver Sun Director Karen Sloe Goodman with performer Roseanne Cash 
Secret City Fundraiser at Silver Sun Foundation

 

PLANNED PARENTHOOD MID-HUDSON BENEFIT

at SILVER SUN RESIDENCE ~ JUNE 2019

 

Artist Mary Frank w/poster: “DON’T TEAR FAMILIES APART”

 

F*cking Amanda Palmer speaks on abortion rights
 

Each year, Silver Sun Foundation partners with Close Up ~ A Cinematic Initiative for Non-Fiction Filmmakers, to support documentary artists from across the Middle East (MENA) and North Africa.

Morocco 2018 ~ Production Retreat 

Moroccan Filmmaker Hind Bensari, Iranian Filmmaker Maryam Ebrahimi and Editors at a Silver Sun Woodstock Retreat 

Read more about Close Up