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Art & Antiquities

With more than 800 public monuments in our permanent collection, and dozens of works of outdoor temporary works of public art exhibited every year, our parks are New York City’s greatest public gallery. Find out what’s on display now.

The sculpture collection in New York City's parks constitutes the greatest outdoor public art museum in the United States.

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Emerging and established artists exhibit their works in New York City parks, playgrounds, and traffic islands in the five boroughs. See what’s on view now!

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The gallery shows a mixture of contemporary art, nature, history, community-related programming related to NYC parks. See what’s on view now!

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The Clare Weiss Emerging Artist Award will be granted annually to one emerging New York City-based artist who submits the most compelling proposal for an outdoor sculpture in a New York City park.

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