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Viewing 1–10 out of 267 events
from April 21, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in Art (x) category

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Apr21

The Bronx-La Villette Exhibition: Matteo Pellegrinuzzi

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The aim of the project The Bronx - La Villette is to give value to the work that has gone into these areas, in spite of the misconceptions people may have about them.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Apr21

Family Art Project: Earth Day Gratitude Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sculpt a miniature garden using oil clay in bright colors. Then share what you are thankful for on a paper flag, and plant it in our outdoor, communal “gratitude garden.”
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Farmhouse Family Day and Tree Giveaway

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Pick up a free tree then get your hand dirty in our Black Walnut Ink Workshop! We’ll crush, boil, and turn black walnuts into ink!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Earth Day Weekend at the Ranch

at Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On Earth Day weekend we'll be paying our respects to trees and the sun by joining the New York Restoration Project in getting free trees to New Yorkers to plant.
Category: Nature, Art, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr21

Culture Shock: The High Line's Season Kick-off

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kick off the High Line's 2018 season with a bang! Culture Shock is the Friends of the High Line's annual festival of music, art, performance, horticulture, and hands-on activities.
Category: Nature, Art, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr21

Gallery Tour: Avifauna: Interplay of Birds + Habitat

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Avifauna: Interplay of Birds + Habitat features artworks that delve into the relationship between birds and their habitats.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Apr21

Spring Watercolor Workshop II: Spring Bulb Flowers

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will go out into the garden and use tulips and other…
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Fiction and Personal Themes: Race and Immigration

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
What will it take for you to stay with a story from its beginning to its very end? NYTimes bestselling author Ming Lee discusses how to stay the course from first draft to last revision
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Apr22

Family Art Project: Earth Day Gratitude Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sculpt a miniature garden using oil clay in bright colors. Then share what you are thankful for on a paper flag, and plant it in our outdoor, communal “gratitude garden.”
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

CANCELLED: 'Fantastic Voyage' Workshop: Learn How to Make a Hibiscus Sports Drink

at Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Participants will learn how to make a hibiscus sports drink as an example of regaining a comprehensive understanding of food for sale versus the food we grow or prepare ourselves.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

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