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Viewing 21–30 out of 274 events
from April 26, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in Art (x) category

Thursday, May 3, 2018

May 3

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May 3

Mekong Group Music Class - Dan Tranh

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

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Mekong Arts and Music (MAM) will be teaching a beginner's course of Dan Tranh, a 16-string Vietnamese zither.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art
Free!

Friday, May 4, 2018

May 4

Exhibit Opening: Our Botanical World by the Professional Women Photographers Group

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our Botanical World showcases curated photographs by members of the Professional Women Photographers group inspired by the botanical world and its impact on human life.
Category: Art

May 4

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This colorful exhibit features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

May 4

Public Art Opening and Participatory Event with Judith Modrak

at Foley Square & Paine Park (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will transform two new sculptures by recalling a powerful memory and then sharing the memory by depositing it in a sculpture.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

Saturday, May 5, 2018

May 5

Family Arts Workshops

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for these fun-filled free workshops featuring music, dance, arts and crafts of Mexico! Families will design their own costumes, write songs and create their own dances inspired…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

Boardwalk Barrels of Fun

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Boardwalk Barrels of Fun is an art competition and family fun day event. We will be painting trash barrels with colorful landscapes, seascapes, and carnival-themed art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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May 5

May Day Craft and Plant Sale

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Old Stone House at Washington Park at its festival to celebrate May and springtime in New York City with plants and crafts for sale.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

May 5

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

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