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.

Public Art Fund will unveil ‘Davina Semo: Reverberation’ in Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Davina Semo: Reverberation will unveil five new painted bronze bells by Davina Semo In Brooklyn Bridge Park this August. The installation will explore our relationship to industrial materials and the built environment that we encounter every day.

The Public Art Fund Launches Art on the Grid

      On June 29, 2020 Public Art Fund launched Art on the Grid, a multi-platform exhibition of new work by a group of 50 New York-based, emerging artists. The exhibition was conceived in the spring of 2020 in direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As it developed, the parallel epidemic of systemic racism […]

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 + Elle Pérez: sun to sun Unveil Installations in the Harlem’s

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. Installations can be found all along 125th Street 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 […]

Public Art Fund Brings Anselm Kiefer: Uraeus to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center

    The Public Art Fund, Gagosian and Tishman Speyer unveil Anselm Kiefer: Uraeus in the Channel Gardens.

Public Art Fund Brings a Hot Dog Bus to DUMBO!

      We can’t wait for Public Art Fund’s next ~ Installation.  Erwin Wurm: Hot Dog Bus will pull into Brooklyn Bridge Park on June 9th!

‘Death is Not the End’ ~ an Exhibition About the Afterlife to Open at The Rubin Museum of Art in March, 2023

      The Rubin Museum of Art is pleased to present “Death Is Not the End,” a new exhibition opening March 17 that explores notions of death and the afterlife through the art of Tibetan Buddhism and Christianity. Featuring prints, oil paintings, bone ornaments, thangka paintings, sculptures, illuminated manuscripts, and ritual objects, “Death Is […]

‘C.C. Wang: Lines of Abstraction’ to Open at Hunter College Art Galleries in February

      Hunter College Art Galleries will open its doors to the exhibition C.C. Wang: Lines of Abstraction on February 2nd in the Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery. Born to a family of scholar-officials at the twilight of the Qing dynasty, C. C. Wang mastered the traditional ink and brush techniques in Republican Shanghai […]

The Soldiers & Sailors Monument in Riverside Park Funded for Restoration in 2024

      The Mayor’s Office of the City of New York has released its preliminary 2024 budget, which includes $62.3 million in funding for the restoration of the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument and Plaza in Riverside Park. This huge milestone comes after years of advocacy from Riverside Park Conservancy, elected officials and the public. […]

Pantone Celebrates its Color of the Year with the Installation ‘Magentaverse’ at ARTECHOUSE in Chelsea Market

      NEW YORK – ARTECHOUSE, the leader in innovative, technology-driven experiential art, is pleased to announce its latest collaboration with Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color language standards for the design community, on bringing to life Pantone’s Color of the Year 2023 PANTONE 18-1740 Viva Magenta through an immersive […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the January 2023 GothemToGo Art Roundup

      2023 kicks-off with many of our favorite in-person events beginning with the Three Kings Day Parade and ending with The Winter Show back at Park Avenue Armory. Ring in the New Year with joyful song in Times Square and a day of service in celebration of MLK Day. Be inspired by a […]

Chinatown Recipient of 11 Transformational Projects as Part of Downtown Revitalization Initiative

      Governor Kathy Hochul today announced eleven transformational projects in Chinatown as part of its $20 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative Award. In Round 5 of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, the Regional Economic Development Councils had the opportunity to award two communities $10 million each or one community $20 million. The New York City […]

The Rubin Museum of Art 2023 Focus on Global Projects Furthering the Field of Himalayan Art & Programs Focusing on Life After

      The Rubin Museum of Art is thrilled to announce its schedule of exhibitions and programs in 2023. The year begins with the launch of the Rubin’s largest institutional project to date, Project Himalayan Art, an initiative to provide global access to resources promoting a broader understanding of Himalayan art. The year’s exploration […]

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 […]

NYC Parks & Partners Complete Conceptual Plan for Parks on Staten Island’s East Shore

      NYC Parks today announced the completion of its “Shoreline Parks Plan,” New York City’s first-ever conceptual plan for the East Shore of Staten Island. Addressing approximately 5.5 miles of shoreline and 1,000 acres of NYC Parks property, the Shoreline Parks Plan re-envisions parks along Staten Island’s shore and introduces diversified amenities and activities; increases accessibility and circulation; and improves the overall visitor experience.

Artist Fanny Allié to Unveil 10 New Sculptures in Bella Abzug Park, Hudson Yards

      The Hudson Yards Hell’s Kitchen Alliance (HYHK) today announces Shadows, an installation of ten new site-specific sculptures created by mixed-media artist Fanny Allié for Bella Abzug Park (542 W 36th St., New York, NY 10018) and inspired by the workers who maintain it. Shadows invites people to experience the park—a picturesque public […]

Kevin Quiles Bonilla & Zaq Landsberg Unveil ‘For Centuries, and Still… (anticipated completion) in Harlem Art Park for 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Maria

      Leaning as if falling into the sea, artists Kevin Quiles Bonilla and Zaq Landsberg reimagined a garita from the historic fortresses of Old San Juan, hammered by hurricanes on the fifth anniversary year of Hurricane Maria. We were on site at the East Harlem Art Park for the installation of For centuries, […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the November 2022 GothamToGo Art Roundup

      November brings with it a whole lot of Holiday Cheer from the opening of Holiday Markets to the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center. Also on tap are a number of exciting new art exhibitions. Here are a few suggestions for the month of November.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts Celebrates it’s 50th with a $26 Million Renovation

      The Bronx Museum of the Arts, the city’s only free contemporary art museum, is pleased to reveal schematic designs for the renovation of its new multi-story entrance and lobby on the corner of Grand Concourse and 165th Street by Marvel, an award-winning architecture, landscape architecture, interiors and urban planning practice. Marking the […]

The Met to Present ‘Lives of the Gods: Divinity in Maya Art’ on November 21, 2022

      In Maya art—one of the greatest artistic traditions of the ancient Americas—the gods are depicted in all stages of life: as infants, as adults at the peak of their maturity and influence, and finally, as they age. The gods could perish, and some were born anew, providing a model of regeneration and […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the October 2022 GothamToGo Art Roundup

      Pull out your sweaters and get ready for some of our favorite annual events like Atlantic Antic,  the annual Village Parade and all the Halloween and Fall Foliage events. It’s time for Archtober and Open House New York, along with several major art exhibitions. Here are a few suggestion.

Artery Global + Leading Conservation Organizations to bring a Jaguar Parade to NYC in September!

      On September 7, 2022, dozens of jaguar sculptures painted by well-known  artists will be exhibited in iconic locations throughout New York City such as United Nations Headquarters, World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial, Central Park Zoo, The High Line, JFK Airport, La Guardia Airport, and others. An open-air art exhibition of forty jaguar […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the September 2022 GothamToGo Art Roundup

      Sprinting into Fall, September is filled with art, from The Armory Show, Armory OffSite and Armory week to The Poetry Festival, Feast of San Gennaro,  Morningside Lights and the Gracie Square Outdoor Art Show. We’re looking forward to a new installation at the Doric C. Freedman Plaza by Public Art Fund, Celebrating […]

The Towering, Mythical Mother Sculpture ‘Ancestor’ by Artist Bharti Kher to be Unveiled at Doris C. Freedman Plaza in September, 2022

      Public Art Fund is pleased to present Ancestor, an 18-foot-tall patinated bronze sculpture by New Delhi and London-based artist Bharti Kher. The powerful new work will grace Doris C. Freedman Plaza at the southeast entrance to Central Park beginning September 8.

The Armory Show + Armory Art Week ~ September 2022

      The 2022 Armory Show at Javits Center will take place from September 9-11, with a VIP Preview on September 8th. The Show will present over 240 leading international galleries from more than 30 countries. In addition, The Kitchen will present at the fair rarely seen selections from its expansive archive in celebration […]

Artist Hew Locke Unveiled ‘Gilt’ ~ The Met’s 2022 Facade

      A nice update to share ~ Hew Locke shortlisted for Apollo Magazine’s Artist of the Year (December 2, 2022). The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that Guyanese-British artist Hew Locke has been selected to create new works for The Met Fifth Avenue’s facade niches, the third in a new series of site-specific commissions […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the August 2022 GothamToGo Art Roundup

    It’s August! Look forward to annual events like the Feast of Giglio in East Harlem, NYC DOT Summer Streets, and Morris-Jumel Mansion’s 30th annual Jazz at the Mansion + The Armory Show kicks-off with Armory Off-Site at the US Open. Here are a few suggestions, indoors and out, Heading North or Out East, […]

Step into ‘Gateway to Himalayan Art’ at Rubin Museum of Art

      Gateway to Himalayan Art, an ongoing, permanent collection exhibition, introduces viewers to the main forms, concepts, meanings, and traditions of Himalayan art represented in the Rubin Museum collection.

Inaugural Art Saturday in Industry City ~ July 23rd

      Industry City (IC), the six million-square-foot, 35-acre creative community and home of the Brooklyn Design District, has announced its first-ever Art Saturday, an all-day campus-wide exhibition of art and design through the lens of individual artists. The event will feature art tours, gallery openings, candle-making and kid flower-arranging workshops, Japanese pottery pop-ups, […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the July 2022 GothamtoGo Art Roundup

      It’s Summer in New York! From a hot dog eating contest and fireworks on the 4th of July to Bastille Day Celebrations, Bodypainting Day, Restaurant Week, Manhattanhenge, and watching the sun set on the roof of The Met, here are a few suggestions for art installations, events and exhibitions in July, including […]

Inside Art: Create, Climb, Collaborate to Open at Children’s Museum of Manhattan

       This June, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) opens the next edition of its acclaimed visual art exhibition series designed to cultivate critical early learning skills through meaningful engagement with contemporary art and artists. Inside Art: Create, Climb, Collaborate introduces children to powerful tools of self-expression and new ways of seeing everyday […]

‘Yes, And: a survey exhibition of art and artists connected to Staten Island’ to Open June 10th at The Staten Island Museum

    The Staten Island Museum’s latest exhibition Yes, And: a survey exhibition of art and artists connected to Staten Island opens to the public on June 10, 2022 with a public reception on June 11 from 2PM – 4PM. This exhibition, featuring thirty-six artists, is a current version of the Staten Island Museum’s longstanding […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the June 2022 GothamToGo Art Roundup

    June is filled with celebrations, installations and events beginning with Pride Month, and continuing with a series of films and art installations in our Parks including Juneteenth, the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Street Festival, the River to River Festival, SummerStage and more. On the last day […]

Madison Square Park to Unveil Artist Cristina Iglesias: Landscape and Memory in June, 2022

      Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias invites the public to consider the forgotten terrains and geographic history of New York City in a new public art installation opening this June, her first major temporary public art project in the United States. Landscape and Memory places five bronze sculptural pools, flowing with water, into Madison […]

33rd Annual Contemporary Art Student Exhibition Returns to BRIC in May, 2022

      BRIC, a leading arts and media institution, is pleased to announce its 33rd annual student exhibition, Re: generation, celebrating the creativity of K-12 graders who represent a network of over 2,000 students across 43 schools and three community centers around Brooklyn. With the return of students to full-time, in-person learning for New York City Public Schools […]

Art Exhibits, Events & Installations in NYC ~ it’s The May 2022 Art Roundup

        Ushering in annual in-person events, May will open its doors to the ever popular Jane’s Walk, TEFAF will return to the Park Avenue Armory, NYCxDesign celebrates its 10th anniversary, Madison Avenue prepares for its Spring Gallery Walk, the Roof Garden Commission, Lauren Halsey, will unveil at The Met, FRIEZE New York […]