The New York City Department of Transportation Art (DOT ART) installed a new, commissioned piece by the artist Harumi Ori on Staten Island.
August is a spectacular mix of new and currently on view art installations, exhibits and events, including outdoor art, music and performances. Here are 45 to add to your list, beginning on August 1st and taking you through the month.
Taking place on the first three Saturdays in August, between the hours of 7:00am to 1:00pm, Park Avenue from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, will be closed to traffic, allowing nearly 300,000 people to enjoy the annual event ~ Summer Streets 2018. This year’s theme ~ “Finding joy in unexpected moments,” and […]
The Chinatown BID, NYC DOTart, Fou Gallery and ArtBridge have come together to present the street mural Chen Dongfan: The Song of Dragon and Flowers.
Concrete Safaris’ JungleGym 2018, a NYC DOT Weekend Walks event sponsored by Tahl Propp Equities, is a 1-block run through a 20-obstacle challenge for children and their families, and an active living fair. The event is designed by the 7-12-year-olds in Concrete Safaris’ City Surfers after school program and led by 14-24-year-old youth in Outdoor […]
The artist Harumi Ori will unveil ‘I am Here’ in Thomas Jefferson Park, with an unveiling on Friday, July 13th from 6:30-8:00pm. I am Here was originally created as a 100-foot long by 8-foot high series of images, located on the corner of Bay Street and Victory Boulevard in Staten Island for DOT ART. This […]
From Street Art to Sea Art, and so much more in-between, here are 35 art installation, exhibits and events to add to your list in July.
MoMA PS1 presents a site-specific installation by Yayoi Kusama entitled ‘Narcissus Garden,‘ as the third iteration of Rockaway!, a free public art festival with Rockaway Artists Alliance, Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy, National Park Service, and Bloomberg Philanthropies.
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated the Central Harlem ~ West 130-132nd Street between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd a Historic District on May 29, 2018. A City Council subcommittee hearing on this designation will take place on August 14 at City Hall at Noon, and a […]
It’s Summer! Let’s celebrate with 46 art installations, events and exhibits not to miss in June.
Taiwanese master-sculptor, Kang Muxiang and the Garment District Alliance have unveiled Rebirth: Kang Muxiang on the Broadway Mall between 36th and 38th Streets. The seven graceful installations have become a great attraction ~ especially among the artistic community. One artist in particular, Peiju Chien-Pott, a Principal Dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, has shown […]
For all those who dream of turning the pages back ten years, the exhibit ‘Unusual and Exigent‘ is a reminder ~ a deep dive ~ into the 2008 financial crisis by an artist, math Ph.D. and former hedge fund manager, Nelson Saiers.
It’s a Bus Tour! Led by historian Dominque Jean-Louis, get to know the pioneering women of color who helped make Harlem a world-famous center of social activism, cultural experiment and progressive politics throughout the twentieth Century. Hear the stories of visionary local heroines including Ella Baker, Antonia Pantoja, and Pearl Primus through historical tales, […]
Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks are breaking ground on a restoration of the Flatbush Avenue perimeter, and unveil a design for the new entrances.
Harlemites and preservationists were delighted to receive the recent news that the historic Harlem Fire Watchtower, removed from the Acropolis overlooking Marcus Garvey Park in 2015 for restoration, will be reinstalled this summer! A staging area has already been prepared for trucks, and sheds have been constructed for equipment at the base […]
Terrain Work is bringing Spring to the City for Earth Day, April 21st, with the 36-foot exhibit Broadway Bouquet ~ an installation of monumental scale, placed in parking spaces to inspire and imagine less cars, more green space.
The 3rd Annual Car-Free Earth Day will take place on Saturday, April 21st from 9am to 3pm, from Broadway between 17th and 47th Streets.
Joe’s Pub will welcome back Brooklyn-based, Venezuelan born artist, Migguel Anggelo in the ubiquitous story of immigration, So Close: Love & Hate, for two performances.
The celebrated graphic designer, Milton Glaser, has unveiled three new public works in the New York City subway stations this week, in direct response to our current political climate and the administrations attack on humanity. On Monday, December 4, the MTA installed his latest campaign on subway platforms all over this city.
Out of 105 initial responses to the 2017 Call for Project Ideas presented by Design Trust for Public Space, two winners emerged. The New East Harlem Merchant Association (NHEMA) and South Bronx Unite. On Saturday, December 2nd, South Bronx Unite and Design Trust for Public Space will kick-off Power in Place: Building […]
The installation Exquisite Corpse by artist Fanny Allié. Images courtesy of the artist.