Art in the Parks
Through collaborations with a diverse group of arts organizations and artists, Parks bringsto the public both experimental and traditional art in many park locations. Please browse ourlist of current exhibits below, explore our archives of past exhibits or readmore about the Art in the Parks Program.
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Chinatown Yarn Circle with Naomi Lawrence, Stand Speak Shape
October 9, 2021 to October 8, 2022
Columbus Park, Manhattan
Chinatown Yarn Circle, led by Tina Lin, Naomi Lawrence, and local organizations, represents an intergenerational community mobilizing to STAND together; SPEAK up for justice; and SHAPE society through civic action and crochet. The flowers are in tribute to AAPI community builders, embodying collaboration, triumph over struggle, and inspiring future generations.
- Flowers with cultural significance and symbolic ties to the Asian community
- Chinese Bamboo symbolizing strength and resilience.
- China – Peony
- Taiwan – Plum Blossom
- Hong Kong – Orchid
- South Korea – Rose of Sharon
- Japan – Chrysanthemum
- India – Lotus
- Singapore – Orchid
- Vietnam – Lotus
- Philippines – Arabian Jasmine
- Thailand – Orchid
- Malaysia - Hibiscus
- Indonesia – Orchid