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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 31–40 out of 582 events
from August 1, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Art (x) category

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Aug 5

Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Aug 5

Painting: Evenings

at Indian Field Comfort Station (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.
We provide paints, brushes and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug 6

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Aug 6

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

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Aug 6

Exhibition: Tomorrow's World: The New York World’s Fairs and Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In celebration of the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the World’s Fairs, Tomorrow’s World will include never before exhibited vintage images from the Parks Photo Archive and…
Category: Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

The Bronx Meets Vienna: A Street Photography Study Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A Street Photography documentary performed in the Bronx, New York City and Vienna, Austria, gives insight into the daily lives of both cities.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 6

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug 6

Rockaway! Exhibit from MoMA PS1: The Surf Club

at Rockaway Beach Surf Club (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Rockaway!, a free public arts festival sponsored by the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC) to celebrate the reopening of Fort Tilden and recognize the ongoing recovery of…
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 6

Art for Us Adaptive Art Program

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Instructional art program for people with disabilities to interact, socialize and express themselves through art. For adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art

Aug 6

Bronx through the Eyes of a Garden

at Bathgate Community Garden, Bronx

9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Experience the gardens as Art Jones combines projected images and sounds to tell stories from each neighborhood
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

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