A Portal Linking NYC To Ireland Unveiled in The Flatiron to Resume Live from 6am to 4pm Daily

        June 5, 2024 Update ~ The Portal has been temporarily CLOSED for bad behavior. Working hard to fix the human part of this installation, the Flatiron/NoMad Partnership indicated that The Portal will be LIVE from 8:00am to 3:00pm daily. A groundbreaking public technology sculpture known as “The Portal” is set to […]

Join Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties on April 8th at The Green-Wood Cemetery, The Flatiron-NoMad Plaza + More

      On April 8, 2024, a solar eclipse will be visible over New York State. While various parts of the State will see a total eclipse, New York City will see a partial solar eclipse at around 3:25pm. Get your glasses and make your plans for a viewing party near you. Here are […]

Flatiron NoMad Partnership to Unveil Interactive Art Installation ‘Control No Control’ by Iregular during 2023 Winter Glow, November 30th

      The Flatiron NoMad Partnership today announced it will present the New York City debut of Control No Control – a large-scale interactive installation by digital art studio Iregular – on the Flatiron North Plaza at Broadway, Fifth Avenue, and 23rd Street, as the centerpiece of its new Winter Glow holiday programming. Join the Winter Glow 2023 Parade! November 30th beginning at 4:30pm. […]

‘What Art Is….’ Part of Flatiron NoMad Partnership Summer Series of Free Public Programming

      This summer New Yorkers and visitors strolling through the Flatiron District  are being asked to respond to the prompt “Art is…” by writing their thoughts and feelings — in words and images — about what art in chalk on a public art installation. The response has been overwhelming, with passersby filling the […]

Flatiron NoMad Partnership Holds Free Memorial Day Weekend Walking Tour ‘From Decoration Day to Memorial Day’

      This Memorial Day weekend, the Flatiron NoMad Partnership will host a free Memorial Day-themed historic walking tour on Sunday, May 28. The tour, “From Decoration Day to Memorial Day,” led by historian and author Miriam Berman, will give visitors an insight into the history of Memorial Day in the Flatiron NoMad District.

The Historic Flatiron Building Up For Auction Again on May 23rd ~ and The Winning Bidder is….. Jeffrey Gural

      It appears that the winning bidder is yet to be determined. On March 22nd, on the steps of the Manhattan County Courthouse, the historic Flatiron Building, located at 175 Fifth Avenue, went up for auction. The highest bidder, Jacob Garlick of Abraham Trust, appeared to have won the building with his winning bid of $190 million. […]

Flatiron Nomad Hosts The Inaugural Rangoli Art Celebration ~ Let’s Celebrate!

          On Saturday, March 11th from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, the Flatiron NoMad Partnership in collaboration with Bombay Sandwich Co., PMT House of Dance, and Aeilushi Mistry will host an inaugural Rangoli Art Celebration. The family-friendly freer public event will feature Rangoli, an art form originating from India where beautiful […]

Save the Date for Free Holiday-Themed Walking Tours by Flatiron NoMad Partnership

      The Flatiron NoMad Partnership, which provides free, year-round historic walking tours of the neighborhood, will offer special holiday-themed walking tours on three Sundays in December. Attendees will learn about the Star of Hope, the country’s first public Christmas tree lighting, the international toy and gift center, and Dr. Clement Clarke Moore writing […]

The Inaugural Celebration of Dia de Muertos on the Flatiron Public Plaza November 2nd

      On November 2, The Flatiron NoMad Partnership will host an inaugural celebration of Día de Muertos on the Flatiron North Public Plaza, with music, dance, interactive activities, food, and a community altar to honor and celebrate the lives of the departed. The free event will be presented in partnership with neighborhood businesses, […]

Join The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership + Van Alen Institute on November 22nd to Kick-Off ’23 Days of Holiday Cheer’ & Unveiling of ‘Interwoven’ by Atelier Cho Thompson

      The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership and Van Alen Institute will unveil the winner of the eighth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition: Interwoven, an interactive installation by design firm Atelier Cho Thompson. Interwoven will be on view November 22, 2021–January 2, 2022 in the Flatiron North Public Plaza on Broadway, Fifth Avenue, and 23rd Street, creating a highly visible […]

Tin Pan Alley Day Celebrates Birthplace of American Popular Music with Free Public Concert in the Flatiron District

      The Tin Pan Alley American Popular Music Project in collaboration with the Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership will present a free, outdoor public concert at the Flatiron North Plaza on 23rd Street/Broadway on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM. The event will feature more than two dozen leading performers of Tin Pan Alley music and the Great American Songbook. The rain date is Sunday, October […]

Oh No, Not Eisenberg’s! Eisenberg’s Sandwich Shop in the Flatiron District

      Update September, 2022 ~ Under a new management with the new name S&P (court street grocers) or @Sandplunch, we hear from @vanishingny that the new owners have pretty much kept the integrity of the original Eisenberg’s Sandwich Shop, and expect to open mid September. We haven’t been in a while  ~ a […]

Point of Action by Studio Cooke John will be the 7th Annual Flatiron Public Plaza Design Installation

      The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership and Van Alen Institute today announced their selection for the seventh annual Flatiron Public Plaza Design Installation: Point of Action by Studio Cooke John. Point of Action will be on view November 23, 2020–January 1, 2021 in the Flatiron Public Plazas on Broadway, Fifth Avenue, and 23rd Street in Manhattan, creating a highly visible landmark throughout the holidays.

‘Story Portraits of U.S. Veterans: World War II ~ Today’ Opens at Historic Flatiron Building

      Manhattan College and the EVAC Project (Experiencing Veterans & Artists Collaboration), with support from the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership and GFP Real Estate, opened a new pop-up gallery of portraits honoring veterans from multiple generations and all branches of service, on the ground-floor of New York City’s famed Flatiron Building (949 Broadway) on […]

Ziggy by Hou de Sousa Winner of Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition

      The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership and Van Alen Institute today announced the winner of the sixth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition: Ziggy by New York-based team Hou de Sousa. On view November 18, 2019–January 1, 2020, Ziggy will celebrate the holiday season with vibrant hues and playful gestures, creating a highly visible landmark at the heart of the Flatiron District and the centerpiece of […]

She’s Back! Hippo Ballerina now on the Flatiron South Public Plaza

      The Flatiron Partnership just welcomed Hippo Ballerina, by Danish artist Bjørn Okholm Skaarup, to the South Plaza. Inspired by Degas’ Little Dancer Aged Fourteen (Petite danseuse de quatorze ans) and the dancing hippos of Walt Disney’s Fantasia, Hippo Ballerina vividly illustrates the artist’s ability to reinterpret subjects and themes found in ancient […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the May 2024 GothamToGo Roundup

      Festivals, exhibitions, shows, walks, and a Portal to Ireland will be in full bloom during May, with the month ending on the high note of an exhibition of the work of Vivian Maier at Fotografiska, and the opening of The Roof Garden at The Met with its commissioned installation by Petrit Halilaj, […]

2024 Car-Free Earth Day in NYC ~ April 20th ~ Kicking Off Open Streets & April 21st at Morningside Park in Harlem!

      On April 20th, New Yorkers will kick off the 2024 Open Streets Season with Car-Free Earth Day throughout all five boroughs! Hosted by NYC DOT, the event opens our streets to a plethora of programming from activism and education surrounding climate change and sustainability to public art that includes repurposed furniture transformed […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the December 2023 GothamToGo Roundup

      There is no better place to be during the Holiday Season than New York. Young or old, there is something for everyone. From Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn to the annual Winer Glow in the Flatiron District or Night Market in the historic La Marqueta in East Harlem. Head over to Chelsea Market […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the November 2023 GothamToGo Roundup

      As we ‘Fall-Back’ into November on the 5th of the month with Daylight Saving Time, we will move forward to celebrate some of our favorite annual events ~ the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade; Holiday Tree arrives at Rockefeller Center; Canstruction at Brookfield place helps City Harvest provide holiday meals for families in […]

Museum of the City of New York Celebrates 100th Birthday with Centennial Weekend!

      Join MCNY for a weekend-long celebration of the Museum of the City of New York’s 100th birthday, complete with events, a new exhibition, and a whole lot of fun! The adventure begins on Friday night, as you’re transported back to the “Roaring Twenties,” the decade the Museum was founded. Don your best […]

PHOTOFAIRS New York, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Art on Paper, Independent 20th Century + more ~ It’s Armory Art Week

        Running alongside The Armory Show within Javits Center, (separate entrance), PHOTOFAIRS New York will roll out its inaugural, annual exhibition. In addition, the annual SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Independent 20th Century, Art on Paper and others open their doors to Armory Art Week all around Town.

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the September 2023 GothamToGo Roundup

      Sailing into Fall, September kicks-off with the annual Armory Show and Armory Art Week, and a plethora of exciting exhibitions and events all around town. Public Art Fund unveils Fred Eversley: Parabolic Light at the Doris C. Freedman Plaza, and Little Italy hosts the annual Feast of San Gennaro.  Lincoln Center hosts […]

The Armory Show ~ Armory Off-Site + PHOTOFAIRS New York & Armory Art Week 2023

      The Armory Show is pleased to announce over 225 leading international galleries exhibiting in the 2023 edition, representing more than 35 countries and showcasing over 800 artists. New York’s Art Fair will return for its third year at the Javits Center September 8-10, with a VIP Preview Day on September 7. Tickets […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the May 2023 GothamToGo Art Roundup

      New Yorkers will kick-off the month of May in celebration of Asian American Heritage Month. New Yorkers also look forward to the opening of the Gilder Center at American Museum of Natural History, The annual Met Gala, Jane’s Walk, New York African Film Festival, Frieze New York and Frieze Week, NYCxDesign, Cinco […]

Frieze New York 2023 ~ May 17 to May 21 at The Shed + Frieze Week Around Town

      Returning to The Shed, Frieze New York will host over 60 galleries from 27 countries, showcasing both established and emerging galleries from around the world, and representing a snapshot of the art world’s ecosystem. The celebrated Focus Section, dedicated to galleries aged 12 years or younger, will also return to showcase solo […]

Don’t Miss Sculptor Bjørn Okholm Skaarup’s Grand Circus on View at Cavalier Gallery NYC

      A Koala Bassoonist! A Rhino Strongman! In Bjørn Okholm Skaarup’s grand “Circus” installation, the animals themselves are running the show. The artwork, entitled Circus, is made of bronze and steel. It measures 78 x 39 x 117 inches. The full installation is on view through May, 2023 at Cavalier Gallery, 530 West […]

Earth Day Celebrations NYC + The Annual NYC DOT Car-Free Earth Day Returns on April 22, 2023

        Car-Free Earth Day is an annual car-free event hosted by NYC DOT. Programming is presented at signature locations citywide, to promote activism and education surrounding climate change, sustainability, and other relevant topics. This year, Car Free Earth Day will be held on Saturday, April 22nd from 10am to 3pm.

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the March 2023 GothamToGo Art Roundup

      The month of March opens up to a host of new and exciting exhibitions, talks, and annual events and celebrations from St. Patrick’s Day (for All), Women’s History Month, The Photography Show,  to Love Rocks NYC and Villa Albertine’s ‘Night of Ideas’. New exhibitions by the New Museum, The MET, The Museum […]

‘Americans in Paris’ ~ a Book Discussion with the Authors at Rizzoli Bookstore on March 2nd

      Join Lynn Gumpert, director of New York University’s Grey Art Gallery, and Debra Bricker Balken, independent curator, on March 2nd for a conversation about Americans in Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946–1962, published by Hirmer Publishers and Grey Art Gallery, NYU.

Hippo Ballerina & Friends Pirouette Over to One Dag Hammarskjöld Through March, 2024

      Last year, New Yorkers in and around Pershing Square were treated to the whimsical outdoor sculpture installations created by Danish artist Bjørn Okholm Skaarup affectionately named Hippo Ballerina, Hippo Ballerina, pirouette, and Rhino Harlequin, pirouette. Now, a smaller version of Hippo Ballerina has been installed at One Dag Hammarskjöld alongside her friends, […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the February 2023 GothamToGo Art Roundup

      This month we celebrate Black History Month, the annual Queens Center for Progress ‘Evening of Fine Food’, Losar Family Day at Rubin Museum, new exhibitions, gallery walks and tours. Love is in the air in all five boroughs for Valentine’s Day, as we also have a Day of Remembrance for Japanese American Incarceration […]

Tracing Five-Decades of Hip-Hop, Fotografiska New York Unveils Major Exhibition ‘Hip-Hop: Conscious, Unconscious’ in January, 2023

      Fotografiska New York is pleased to present a new exhibition that traces hip-hop’s origins—starting in the Bronx in 1973, as a social movement by-and-for the local community of African, Latino, and Caribbean Americans—to the worldwide phenomenon it has become 50 years later. Hip Hop: Conscious, Unconscious amplifies the individual creatives involved in the movement […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the December 2022 GothemToGo Art Roundup

      Buckle-up for a plethora of Holiday Events, outdoor art installation and exhibitions this month ~ from Tree Lightings and Markets to the new car-free Fifth Avenue, there is no end to the fun to be had this Holiday Season. In addition, we light a candle in observance of World AIDS Day on […]

Canstruction Returns to Brookfield Place for its 30th Year ~ November 3-14, 2022

      The annual design competition challenges teams of architects, engineers and contractors to build sculptures made entirely out of unopened cans of food. The large-scale sculptures are placed on display and later donated to City Harvest to help provide families with a holiday meal. This annual event will take place from November 2-14.

The Armory Show Announces Five Armory Off Site 2022 Locations in September

      The Armory Show announces the public art installations of Armory Off­ Site, the second edition of the art fair’s outdoor art program that brings large-scale artworks to New York City’s parks and public spaces. Each work will be on view during the fair, which takes place at the Javits Center this September […]