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Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Resources for Artists

Wondering how you can have your work displayed by NYC Parks? Read our guides to temporary art installations.

Outdoor Art Installations

Before you apply to have your work displayed, learn about the application process, your responsibilities, and what support NYC Parks can provide.

View the guidelines for proposals

Many city parks can host art installations. Download our guide to 24 sites across the city that show particular promise as community art hubs.

Download the where to exhibits guide

Want to see examples of the work that has been exhibited? Review this catalogue of current and past temporary installations.

View exhibits

Public outdoor exhibits have been hosted in New York City’s parks since 1967.

Learn more about the history of our outdoor gallery.

Arsenal Gallery

Interested in having your art displayed in Central Park’s Arsenal gallery?

Learn how to submit a proposal

The historic Arsenal in Central Park is home to a public gallery. Find out about the gallery, its current exhibit, and past exhibits.

Learn more about the Arsenal gallery

Related Links

Donating art to the parks

Clare Weiss Emerging Artist Award

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