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Viewing 31–40 out of 380 events
from May 30, 2015 to December 31, 2016
in Art (x) category

Friday, June 5, 2015

Jun 5

Exhibition: Mariella Bisson: Sunlight, Water and Gravity

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Mariella Bisson’s large scale, mixed media paintings of waterfalls are coupled with her preparatory drawings and watercolors in Sunlight, Water and Gravity.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jun 5

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Parents and I Chalk Art

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex! Children are welcome in this program.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Games, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jun 5

Resiliency and Elements Art Exhibit

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Lenape Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition featuring an amalgam of works by Staten Island artists and the City’s response to climatic changes through ongoing storm…
Category: Art
Free!

Jun 5

Drifting in Daylight

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan, The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Harlem Meer near Malcolm X Blvd Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan, Path around Harlem Meer (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Drifting in Daylight is a dreamy springtime pathway of art that winds through the world’s most iconic park. The multi-part art installation includes performative,…
Category: Dance, Art
Free!

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

Master Story Tellers Exhibition (Extended)

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"These are the classic stories you grew up with as a child interpreted for a contemporary audience," said Donna Miskend, the exhibit curator.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Sing for Hope Piano

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Sing for Hope Pianos is a public art installation that brings brightly colored pianos to the parks and public spaces of NYC's five boroughs for anyone and everyone to play.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Jun 6

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jun 6

Bryant Park Moves

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This modern dance class, now in its fifth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company. Experience the joy of movement and dance.
Category: Dance, Art, Fitness
Free!

Jun 6

Art Making for Social Change

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
How can art be used to spark positive social change in our community & beyond?
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art
Free!

Jun 6

Global Gupit Gupit Paper Sculptures Showcase

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Gupit Gupit is the intricate art of 3D paper folding sculpture taught by artist, Guy Gonzales.
Category: Art, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

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