Zaq Landsberg: Reclining Liberty coming to Morningside Park in Harlem

 

 

 

Zaq Landsberg, Reclining Liberty. Rendering courtesy of the artist and Connie Lee, Marcus Garvey Park alliance

Next month, Harlem’s Morningside Park can expect a Reclining Liberty¬†by artist Zaq Landsberg to be installed at the base of the stairs near 120th Street and Manhattan Avenue. This timely public art installation was proposed Wednesday at Community Board 9 Meeting by Brad Taylor, President, Friends of Morningside Park, and Connie Lee, Curator/Organizer, Public Art Initiative/Living With Art Salon and President, Marcus Garvey Park Alliance.

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‘Kenseth Armstead: Boulevard of African Monarchs’ a New NYC DOT Installation in Harlem

 

 

 

Kenseth Armstead’s ‘Boulevard of African Monarchs’ in Harlem

NYC DOT Art Community Commission and The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance partnered to install a timely and pertinent new art installation in Harlem. Kenseth Armstead: Boulevard of African Monarchs arrived on 116th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard on August 13, 2020.

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New York Road Runners Club Members Volunteer Day in Marcus Garvey Park East Harlem

 

 

 

New York Road Runner Volunteers

On a sunny Saturday ~ during Memorial Day Weekend ~ we spied a small army of weeders, rackers, mulchers, and general cleaner-upers, hard at work along the Madison Avenue side of Marcus Garvey Park in East Harlem. They were New York Road Runner volunteers who regularly give of their time and energy. Follow along as we walk (not run) along the Park to take a closer look at what they’re doing.

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