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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

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

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

Permanent Art

Temporary Art


Citywide Exhibits

Climate Museum for the Web

Climate Museum for the Web

September 1, 2018 to November 6, 2018
Prominent, unexpected messages about climate change dot the New York City landscape, sparking curiosity and raising awareness. The exhibition consists of ten large, solar-powered highway signs with phrases that draw passers-by into the climate conversation. The signs will appear in parks across the city in a range of neighborhoods, including some of those most vulnerable to climate change, and will flash translations into several of the many languages of NYC.

This fall programming is made possible by a range of intense collaborations that appropriately represent the partnership and joint action needed to tackle climate change. Fifteen citywide partners will co-host a broad range of programming related to the exhibition and to moving forward together on the climate challenge. NYC Parks locations include Hunts Point Riverside Park and St. Mary’s Park, Bronx; Sunset Park, Brooklyn; St. Nicholas Park, Manhattan; Flushing Meadows Corona Park (starting Sept 10) and Rockaway Beach at Beach 94th Street, Queens. Visit for the full list of locations.

This exhibition is presented by the Climate Museum.

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