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Viewing 11–20 out of 82 events
from February 21, 2017 to April 30, 2017
in Art (x) category

Friday, February 24, 2017

Feb24

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Feb24

Color of Comics Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Color of Comics exhibition showcases the private art collections from Ray Felix and Alex Simmons, along with several talented African-American artists in the comic book industry.
Category: Accessible, Art, Tours
Free!

Feb24

Free Winter Break STEAM Workshops! NYC SPARX Technology Program for Girls

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SPARX is a technology education and mentoring program for teenage girls. Register for SPARX and participate in a fun two-part science, technology, engineering, arts, and math series…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Games, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Feb25

Color of Comics Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Color of Comics exhibition showcases the private art collections from Ray Felix and Alex Simmons, along with several talented African-American artists in the comic book industry.
Category: Accessible, Art, Tours
Free!

Feb25

Natural Fiber Workshop

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to extract fiber and dyes from natural plants and try your hand at tying and weaving techniques using cordage made from plant fiber. Registration Required.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb25

The Abuela Stories Project

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program will include a workshop, open mic, and photography exhibition. Writers of all ages, identifiers, genres and levels are welcome.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Graffiti Writing

at Owen Dolen Recreaton Center, Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn how to draw and ink graffiti lettering.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Feb26

Artist Lecture and Book Signing

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
See the world through the lens of photographer Vikram Dogra as he discusses the inspiration and processes behind his exhibition. Books will be available for purchase.
Category: Art
Free!

Feb26

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by Glyndor Gallery to speak to the artists and get a closer look at the creative process.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Feb26

Closing Reception for East of East River

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet the artist, Vikram Dogra, and take one last look at the exhibit, East of East River.
Category: Art
Free!

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