Public Art Fund + JCDecaux Bus Shelters Presents ‘Clifford Prince King: Let me know when you get home’

      Opening February 21, Public Art Fund will present Clifford Prince King’s series of 13 new photographs, Let me know when you get home. This tender autobiographical series will be displayed on 330 JCDecaux bus shelters and newsstands across New York, Chicago, and Boston.

Public Art Fund Unveils Mesmerizing 12-Foot-Tall Sculpture, ‘Fred Eversley: Parabolic Light’ on Doris C. Freedman Plaza

      On September 7, 2023, Public Art Fund will unveil Fred Eversley’s mesmerizing 12-foot tall sculpture at the Doris C. Freedman Plaza in Central Park. Eversley’s powerful new magenta-tinted cast polyurethane work, titled Parabolic Light, will offer visitors a captivating experience of perceiving the surrounding environment, others, and themselves through the artist’s “lens”. […]

Public Art Fund & JCDecaux to Unveil Felipe Baeza: Unruly Forms in August on Bus Shelters in NYC

      Opening on August 9, Public Art Fund will present Unruly Forms, a series of eight new and recent paintings by Felipe Baeza. These artworks will be displayed on over 400 JCDecaux bus shelters and street furniture across New York, Chicago, and Boston in the United States, as well as in Mexico City, […]

Public Art Fund Presents ‘Phyllida Barlow: PRANK’ Throughout City Hall Park in June

      On June 6, 2023, Public Art Fund will debut PRANK, the late British artist Phyllida Barlow’s final series of large-scale freestanding sculptures. This exhibition of seven new steel and fiberglass sculptures in City Hall Park offers the opportunity to experience her rich artistic legacy in the public sphere. As Barlow’s first series […]

Public Art Fund presents ‘Nicholas Galanin: In every language there is’ to unveil at Brooklyn Bridge Park in May, 2023

      On May 16, 2023, Public Art Fund will debut In every language there is Land / En cada lengua hay una Tierra, a monumental corten steel sculpture by artist Nicholas Galanin. The artist’s first public artwork in New York City, this new 30-foot tall sculpture combines references to the US/Mexico border wall and […]

Public Art Fund Unveils “Aïda Muluneh: This is where I am” in NYC, Chicago & Boston

      Public Art Fund debuts This is where I am, an exhibition of 12 new photographs by Aïda Muluneh on over 330 JCDecaux bus shelters across New York, Boston, and Chicago in the United States, and Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire. The exhibition marks both the artist’s first public art exhibition in Côte d’Ivoire […]

Public Art Fund Unveils ‘Black Atlantic’, Along Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Waterfront

        Today, Public Art Fund unveiled a group exhibition at Brooklyn Bridge Park, co-curated by artist Hugh Hayden and Public Art Fund Adjunct Curator Daniel S. Palmer. This is the first time in his career that Hayden will take on the dual role of artist and co-curator. Titled Black Atlantic, the exhibition brings […]

Public Art Fund to Unveil Seven Monumental Sculptures by Wyatt Kahn in City Hall Park this June, 2022

      Public Art Fund is pleased to present Life in the Abstract, an exhibition of new large-scale sculptures by artist Wyatt Kahn. It will bring seven vibrant rust red Cor-Ten steel artworks to City Hall Park for Khan’s first exhibition in public space. Kahn has adapted forms previously explored in his canvas wall […]

Public Art Fund Unveils ‘Global Positioning’ A Three-City Exhibition of Artworks

      Public Art Fund expands on its use of the JCDecaux bus shelters as canvas with an ambitious new three-city exhibition, Global Positioning ~ new artworks by 20 international artists that reveals our fundamental shared humanity across the boundaries of geography, culture, language, history, and politics. Coming together from 17 countries across six continents, […]

Public Art Fund presents ‘Martine Gutierrez: ANTI-CON’ at 100 Bus Shelters in NYC in August

      On August 25, Public Art Fund will present ANTI-ICON, a 300-site exhibition of ten new photographs by Brooklyn-based photographer and performance artist Martine Gutierrez. The exhibition will be on view on 100 JCDecaux bus shelters across New York City, 150 in Chicago, and for the first time in this exhibition series, 50 […]

Claudia Wieser & Public Art Fund will unveil 5 Sculptures entitled ‘Rehearsal’ in Brooklyn Bridge Park in July

      On July 29, Public Art Fund will unveil Rehearsal, Berlin-based artist Claudia Wieser’s public art debut. Featuring five distinct large-scale geometric sculptures clad with hand-painted glazed tiles, panels featuring photographs of New York City and Roman and Greek antiquities, and mirror polished stainless steel, Rehearsal will create an immersive experience for park goers […]

Redevelopment of Grand Hyatt New York to Include Public Art with Public Art Fund + Lord Cultural Resources

      TF Cornerstone and RXR Realty – lead partners in the redevelopment of the Grand Hyatt New York – today announced that Public Art Fund and Lord Cultural Resources will spearhead the development of a cultural program to bring public art installations, community events, and programming to 175 Park Avenue. In the coming […]

Public Art Fund will unveil Melvin Edwards: Brighter Days in May, 2021

      Melvin Edwards: Brighter Days will include five works created between 1970 and 1996, as well as a new sculpture commissioned in 2020, which was the originally anticipated date for this exhibit. Now, stepping out of our COVID-19 shutdown, this Public Art Fund exhibition will finally unveil in City Hall Park on May […]

Public Art Fund presents ‘Awol Erizku: New Visions for Iris’ on JCDecaux Bus Shelters across New York City & Chicago!

      On February 24, Public Art Fund will debut New Visions for Iris, a 350-site photography exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Awol Erizku. On view at 200 JCDecaux bus shelters across New York City and 150 in Chicago, this is the first exhibition in Public Art Fund’s partnership with JCDecaux to be presented in […]

Public Art Fund to unveil Sam Moyer: Doors for Doris ~ September 16th

      Artist, Sam Moyer created a new site specific installation for the Public Art Fund at the entrance to Central Park on the Doris C. Freedman Plaza. The enormous three-part sculpture creates a gateway that poetically bridges the architecture of the city and the natural landscape of the park.

LaGuardia Airport & Public Art Fund install Major Art Works in Terminal B

      As part of New York’s vision for a world-class airport at LaGuardia, Terminal B unveiled spectacular new permanent artworks by world-renowned artists, Jeppe Hein, Sabine Hornig, Laura Owens and Sarah Sze. The project is a partnership with the leading New York-based nonprofit Public Art Fund to bring inspirational, large-scale art installations to […]

Pope L ~ Public Art Fund ~ Whitney Museum ~ MoMA ~ a Trio of Exhibitions

      Pope.L: Instigation, Aspiration, Perspiration, is a trio of exhibitions organized by The Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Public Art Fund. Utilizing both public and private spaces, the expansive presentation addresses many elements of the artist’s oeuvre, from singular early works to a monumental new installation and […]

Public Art Fund Unveils ~ Elle Pérez: from sun to sun

      Public Art Fund launched a multi-work installation, extending through 100 sites across New York City. The installation, sun to sun, is the work of photographer Ellie Pérez, and consists of a suite of sixteen new photographic works displayed on bus shelters in over thirteen neighborhoods citywide. We caught some of the images […]

The Public Art Fund Presents ‘Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales’ at City Hall Park

      The Public Art Fund unveiled the installation, Estructuras Monumentales by the well-know, Cuban-born, New York artist, Carmen Herrera in City Hall Park. This significant body of work is Herrera’s first major outdoor sculpture exhibition ~ having spent more than 70 years as an abstract painter. It is also significant that Ms. Herrera […]

Public Art Fund introduces Mark Manders: Tilted Head at Doris C. Freedman Plaza

      The Public Art Fund has a lot going on this year, on the heals of the opening of Siah Armajani in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Coinciding with Met Breuer’s Siah Armajani: Follow This Line, it will unveil Mark Manders: Tilted Head at the Doris C. Freedman Plaza, on the southern end of Central Park at […]

Siah Armajani: Bridge Over Tree + Follow This Line ~ Met Breuer & Public Art Fund at Brooklyn Bridge Park

      The Iranian-born, American sculpture artist, Siah Armajani is best known for his works of public art in bridges, gazebos, gardens, and reading rooms across the United States and Europe. The artist has arrived in New York with a two-pronged installation and exhibition. The outdoor component will be featured by The Public Art […]

‘The Met-NYCHA Art & Culture Scholars Program’ to Bring 25 Public Housing Scholars to The MET for Leadership Development Program

      The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Public Housing Community Fund, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), and Trinity Church Wall Street announced today the establishment of The Met-NYCHA Art and Culture Scholars Program, a new initiative that brings 25 public housing scholars to The Met for a leadership development program. The newly […]

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, […]

NYC DOT Announced The Pollinator Port Project & Habitats for Bees in DOT Public Plazas

      New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez, The Horticultural Society of New York (The Hort), and Rutgers University today, during Earth Week, announced the Pollinator Port Project to create habitats for at-risk native bee populations in select NYC DOT public plazas and Open Streets. As part of the […]

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 March 2024 GothamToGo Roundup

      The month of March is filled with excitement, from the opening of the Grey Art Museum in Cooper Square to The Whitney Biennial and Love Rocks NYC concert at The Beacon Theatre in support of Gods Love We Deliver. Fund for Park Avenue will unveil sculpture installations along the median by two […]

The Vision & Art Project’s Tenth Anniversary Benefit Exhibition, ‘What Was Once Familiar’ at The National Arts Club

      In celebration of The Vision & Art Project’s 10th anniversary, a special benefit exhibition will be held at the National Arts Club in New York. What Was Once Familiar: The Vision & Art Project’s Tenth Anniversary Benefit Exhibition will be on view from March 20 until April 26, 2024, with a cocktail […]

Fund for Park Avenue to Unveil Jorge Otero-Pailos ‘Analogue Sites’ April 1st

       Analogue Sites, a public art exhibition exploring the intersection of art, architecture, and cultural diplomacy by artist and preservation architect Jorge Otero-Pailos, debuts on April 1 on New York’s Park Avenue. Comprising three monumental steel sculptures wrought from fencing that surrounded the former U.S. Embassy in Oslo and inspired by the historical […]

The Rubin Museum of Art to Close its Doors in Fall 2024 to Become a Museum Without Walls

      The Rubin Museum of Art announced today that as they embark on their 20 anniversary year, they will be taking a new direction, closing the West 17th Street building this fall to become a museum without walls. This ambitious global program is designed to bring awareness and understanding of Himalayann art to […]

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

      Take the chill out of winter by enjoying a plethora of Valentine’s Day events and installations from Ice Sculptures to renewing vows. Celebrate Black History Month, the annual Loser Family Day at the Rubin Museum of Art, and the Orchid Show at New York Botanical Garden. Take it indoors with gallery openings […]

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 […]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Present ‘Indian Skies: The Howard Hodgkin Collection of Indian Court Painting’

      Widely regarded as one of the finest of its kind, British artist Howard Hodgkin’s collection of Indian paintings includes works created at the Mughal, Deccan, Rajput, and Pahari courts dating from the 16th to the 19th century. Opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on February 6, 2024, the exhibition Indian Skies: The Howard […]

NYC Parks Department Announces 20 Sites for Transformational Investments

      NYC Parks Commissioner Sue Donoghue and City University of New York (CUNY) Distinguished Professor of Public Health Terry Huang announced the initial findings from a large-scale study of the public health impacts of the Community Parks Initiative (CPI), an equity-driven investment program through which Parks enhances greenspaces in underserved neighborhoods. Parks also […]

The Whitney Museum to Showcase First AI Artmaking Software Created by Artist Harold Cohen + New ArtFrame System by Bantam Tools Bringing AI to Life

      Harold Cohen: AARON, opening at the Whitney Museum of American Art on February 3, 2024, examines the evolution of AARON, the first AI artmaking program, which was developed in the late 1960s by artist Harold Cohen. Beginning with AARON’s creation and early years, the exhibition explores the foundational stages of AI and […]

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

      With 2023 in the rear view mirror, New Yorkers can take the plunge with the Coney Island Polar Bear Club to kick-off the New Year. January is filled with annual favorites ~ The Poetry Project’s New Year’s Day Marathon; The Three Kings Day Parade; New Ear Festival; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, The Rubin Museum of Art Announces 2024 Exhibitions & Programs

      The Rubin Museum of Art is pleased to announce key exhibitions and programs in 2024, the Museum’s 20th-anniversary year. Highlights include the landmark exhibition Reimagine: Himalayan Art Now, a Museum-wide group show of over 30 contemporary artists from the Himalayan region and diaspora whose work is presented in dialogue with objects from […]

The Guggenheim Museum of Art Announces Open Call for 2024 Poet-in-Residence

      Applications accepted through January 31, 2024, for a poet with an interest in taking poetry beyond the page. The Guggenheim Museum and the Academy of American Poets are launching an open call for the third annual Poet-in-Residence position, seeking a contemporary poet with a strong interest in art and public engagement. The […]

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 […]

The Art Show (ADAA) Set for November 2-5 at Park Avenue Armory

      New York City) The Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) is proud to announce programming for the 35th edition of The Art Show, one of the longest-running fairs in the country. Founded in 1989 as a means to bring together some of the country’s top galleries to showcase incisively curated exhibitions of […]

The Met Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Arts of Korea Gallery

      The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present the exhibition Lineages: Korean Art at The Met, which celebrates the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Museum’s Arts of Korea gallery. The exhibition will showcase 30 objects dating from the 12th century to the present day, including works acquired by the Museum in […]

Marta Minujin: Arte! Arte! Arte! to Open at The Jewish Museum in November

      Marta Minujín: Arte! Arte! Arte! will include nearly 100 works organized to reflect Minujín’s bold experimentation over six decades. The exhibition will chart Minujín’s influential career in Buenos Aires as well as time spent in Paris, New York, and Washington, DC, through a range of pioneering, mattress-based soft sculptures; fluorescent large-scale paintings; psychedelic […]

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

      Let’s kick-off the Fall Season with a few annual favorites ~ The Blessing of the Animals; The Atlantic Antic™ Festival; Archtober & Open House New York; The Little Red Lighthouse Festival, NYCxDesign, Art in Odd Places; The Paper Dress Ball, and The New Yorker Festival. We expect beautiful Fall weather for the […]

NYU’s Grey Art Museum with Inaugural Exhibition, ‘Americans in Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946-1962’

      After nearly a half century on Washington Square, the Grey Art Gallery, New York University’s fine arts museum, will reopen in a purpose-designed, larger, and more visible space at 18 Cooper Square in lower Manhattan on Friday, March 2, 2024. With this transformational move, the Grey will be renamed the Grey Art […]

NYC Top Chefs Gather for the Anne Saxelby Legacy Fund Annual Benefit at Chelsea Market

      The life and impact of the renowned artisanal cheesemaker and pioneering advocate of the American farmstead movement, Anne Saxelby, will be celebrated at the second annual benefit for the Anne Saxelby Legacy Fund (ASLF) on Wednesday, September 13, from 6 – 10 pm. Expanding upon the successful inaugural benefit in 2022, Chelsea Market will be transformed into a […]