NYC Public Art Map and Guide

New York City’s parks are host to the country’s greatest outdoor public art museum. With hundreds of permanent works in our collection, and more than a dozen works of temporary art on display at any given time, there’s always something new to see just around the corner.

Visit our Art & Antiquities page to learn more, and discover how artists can have their work displayed in a park.

Permanent Art and Monuments

Bronze statue of Harriet Tubman on a granite base

Our permanent art collection features more than a thousand monuments across New York City. From sculptures and fountains to abstract work and commemorative tablets, our permanent collection tells the story of New York City through its work.

Browse the list of Permanent Art and Monuments

Temporary Public Art

An abstract art installation consisting of a large, wood-sided block of stone, with stalactite-like protrusions jutting out horizontally.

Our Art in the Parks program offers both local and internationally renowned artists the chance to exhibit their work for a period of time. Visit these whimsical, challenging, and experimental works while they are on display.

See all exhibits currently on display


Discover monuments in our parks that honor women who have contributed to shaping our history and culture.

Many of the most well-known sculptures in our parks were created by women. Take a look at some of our favorites.

Use this map to discover some of the monuments in our parks that honor black history makers and culture shapers.

More than 100 war memorials in NYC Parks honor our fallen soldiers and war heroes of World War I. 

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Permanent Art
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Temporary Art

Please visit our Permanent Art and Monuments page to search and browse our collection of permanent artwork. Visit our Arts in the Parks page to browse our current citywide temporary public art exhibitions. 

Art By Borough

Below is a text list of all of NYC Parks’ Permanent Art and Monuments and Temporary Public Art. You can view the list by borough, using the tabs that follow to change borough. Each item has a link you can follow to learn more about it.


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