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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 149 events
from November 17, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Art (x) category

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Nov18

Poe is the Raven Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Based on both fact and fiction, "Poe is the Raven" gives new light and insight on the secret life of Edgar Allan Poe while residing in the Bronx.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Nov18

Roxanne Jacobson: Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island's Prehistory

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This project locates, intervenes, and reveals sites that have been destroyed - seeking to make visible a history that has been erased from the land.
Category: Art
Free!

Nov18

Meet the Artists Walk & Talk: The New Bench

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The New Bench is a series of public art projects in which artists reimagined the park bench to challenge ideas around parks, communal places, and how communities coexist within these spaces.
Category: Accessible, Art, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Nov18

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov18

Poetry Town Hall: Dear Almost with Mathew Thorburn

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Mathew Thorburn’s Dear Almost is a book-length poem addressed to an unborn child lost in miscarriage.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov18

Julian Chams and Beatrice Glow: A "Call & Response" Artist Talk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
"Call & Response" artists Julian Chams & Beatrice Glow speak about creating their piece, a digital collage promoting indigenous cultural values about environmental stewardship.
Category: Art, Talks

Nov18

Found in Translation

at Lewis H. Latimer House (in Lewis H Latimer House), Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Found in Translation brings together published translators o lead a workshop on the poetry translation process with members of the public.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, November 20, 2017

Nov20

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Nov20

Roxanne Jacobson: Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island's Prehistory

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This project locates, intervenes, and reveals sites that have been destroyed - seeking to make visible a history that has been erased from the land.
Category: Art
Free!

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Nov21

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

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