Sock Monkeys

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fresh art‘s sock monkey program began when fresh art founder Wendy Grossman received a sock monkey as a gift for her baby daughter. Wendy thought it would be fun to make and sell sock monkeys to help support fresh art’s programs. The rest is history!

This short film by Ming Mur-Rey highlights this unique part of fresh art‘s identity:


Make monkeys with us!

If you would like to join our sock monkey sewing circle, we meet every other Monday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Community Room at St. Margaret’s House. The address is 49 Fulton Street (at Pearl Street), two blocks from the South Street Seaport. You should know how to sew by hand, but we’ll teach you the rest. Please email if you are interested in joining us.