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Arts & Crafts

NYC Parks aims to make sure that all New Yorkers get the most out of the great outdoors. While many of our events are accessible, these parks events are geared specifically towards people with physical disabilities.

Arts & Crafts Events

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Feb 28

Paint it Up: Wine Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Participants will upcycle and decorate their own personal wine bottles as a personal keepsake or gift for a special someone.
Free!

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Mar 1

Le Petit Steampunk Art: Upcycle Miniature Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Have great fun creating beautiful steampunk art out of old small bottles and jars with their caps.
Free!

Mar 1

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Mar 2

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, March 3, 2017

Mar 3

Multimedia Arts: Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will use contrasting and unconventional mediums to create intriguing works. Each month we will focus on a different art form.
Free!

Mar 3

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items to take home. Each month will focus on a different project related to a special time of the season.
Free!

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Mar 4

Winter Workspace Workshop: Narratives in Encaustic

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Work with Winter Workspace artist Cecile Chong to create a personal chronicle or story embedded permanently in encaustic, an ancient painting technique using melted beeswax.

Mar 4

Family Art Project: A Living Wall

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using the shapes, colors, and names of indoor plants, we'll make paper collages, then participate in a group installation project — a green wall!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 4

Textile Arts: Crochet Amigurumi Bear - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will crochet a cute, stuffed Amigurumi bear to keep or give as a gift.
Free!

Mar 4

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items out of paper to take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Mar 7

Paint it Up: Wine Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Participants will upcycle and decorate their own personal wine bottles as a personal keepsake or gift for a special someone.
Free!

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Mar 8

Le Petit Steampunk Art: Upcycle Miniature Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Have great fun creating beautiful steampunk art out of old small bottles and jars with their caps.
Free!

Mar 8

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Mar 9

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, March 10, 2017

Mar 10

Multimedia Arts: Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will use contrasting and unconventional mediums to create intriguing works. Each month we will focus on a different art form.
Free!

Mar 10

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items to take home. Each month will focus on a different project related to a special time of the season.
Free!

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Mar 11

Children’s Garden Open House

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts. Learn about all the outstanding garden and nature programs we have for children ages two to 14.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 11

Textile Arts: Crochet Amigurumi Bear - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will crochet a cute, stuffed Amigurumi bear to keep or give as a gift.
Free!

Mar 11

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items out of paper to take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Mar 14

Paint it Up: Wine Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Participants will upcycle and decorate their own personal wine bottles as a personal keepsake or gift for a special someone.
Free!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Mar 15

Le Petit Steampunk Art: Upcycle Miniature Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Have great fun creating beautiful steampunk art out of old small bottles and jars with their caps.
Free!

Mar 15

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Mar 16

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, March 17, 2017

Mar 17

Multimedia Arts: Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will use contrasting and unconventional mediums to create intriguing works. Each month we will focus on a different art form.
Free!

Mar 17

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items to take home. Each month will focus on a different project related to a special time of the season.
Free!

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mar 18

Family Day: Women in Science During the 19th Century

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In honor of Women’s History Month, come learn about women scientists’ accomplishment during the 19th century! We will do activities inspired by these women’s experiment and exploration.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 18

Textile Arts: Crochet Amigurumi Bear - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will crochet a cute, stuffed Amigurumi bear to keep or give as a gift.
Free!

Mar 18

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items out of paper to take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Mar 21

Paint it Up: Wine Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Participants will upcycle and decorate their own personal wine bottles as a personal keepsake or gift for a special someone.
Free!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Mar 22

Le Petit Steampunk Art: Upcycle Miniature Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Have great fun creating beautiful steampunk art out of old small bottles and jars with their caps.
Free!

Mar 22

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 22

Art Inspired By...Frida Kahlo

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
We'll celebrate Women's History Month with self-portraits inspired by renowned self-portrait artist Frida Kahlo.
Free!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Mar 23

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, March 24, 2017

Mar 24

Multimedia Arts: Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will use contrasting and unconventional mediums to create intriguing works. Each month we will focus on a different art form.
Free!

Mar 24

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items to take home. Each month will focus on a different project related to a special time of the season.
Free!

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Mar 25

Textile Arts: Crochet Amigurumi Bear - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will crochet a cute, stuffed Amigurumi bear to keep or give as a gift.
Free!

Mar 25

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items out of paper to take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Mar 28

Paint it Up: Wine Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Participants will upcycle and decorate their own personal wine bottles as a personal keepsake or gift for a special someone.
Free!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Mar 29

Le Petit Steampunk Art: Upcycle Miniature Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Have great fun creating beautiful steampunk art out of old small bottles and jars with their caps.
Free!

Mar 29

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Mar 30

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, March 31, 2017

Mar 31

Multimedia Arts: Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will use contrasting and unconventional mediums to create intriguing works. Each month we will focus on a different art form.
Free!

Mar 31

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items to take home. Each month will focus on a different project related to a special time of the season.
Free!

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Apr 8

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your musical instruments and join in our community parade through the Heather Garden. Participate in a scavenger hunt, make flower-themed crafts, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Apr 15

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May 20

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Jun 4

15th Annual Drums Along the Hudson

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Activities include a Tree of Peace planting, international cuisine, Native American storytelling, a Pow Wow, crafts. and visits from Captain Planet.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Jun 17

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Jul 15

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug 19

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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