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Viewing 21–30 out of 210 events
from September 19, 2017 to December 15, 2018
in Art (x) category

Friday, September 22, 2017


Morningside Lights: The Secret Gardens

at Miller Theater at Columbia University, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants are invited to create lanterns inspired by Harlem's horticultural gems and the resourceful visionaries that tend them.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art


Yoga and Public Art in Virginia Park

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy yoga in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata and Loving the Bronx.
Category: Accessible, Art, Fitness, Best for Kids

Best For

D A N C I T E C T U R E @ Constellation Performance in Seward Park

at Library Plaza (in Seward Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Please join us for a participatory movement experiment, led by Kimberly ‘Galaxxxy’ Tate, to inhabit and activate the public artwork Constellation by Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art

Saturday, September 23, 2017


The Bronx Meets East Africa

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community.
Category: Accessible, Art, History


Conference House: Inside Out

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.
Explore the Conference House in a unique way – inside out. View the “bones” through blueprint drawings and photographs highlighting the architecture of this National and New York City landmark.
Category: Art, History, Tours


Public Art and Yoga In Fort Greene Park

at Myrtle Avenue at Washington Park (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Free Yoga in Fort Greene Park in collaboration with the public artwork Circadia by Blythe Cain.
Category: Art, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors


Family Gallery Tour

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore artwork on view in Glyndor Gallery on a family-friendly tour with a Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For

Autumn Moon Festival

at Chinese Scholar's Garden, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy traditional Asian music and dance, storytelling, tours, demonstrations of martial arts and Tai Chi, food, lessons in Chinese calligraphy, and more at the annual Autumn Moon Festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Fall Festivals

Must See

"Call & Response" Printing Demo: An Artist's Rock Garden, with Hilary Lorenz

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Call & Response artist Hilary Lorenz in a drop-in printmaking workshop. Lorenz created a rock garden with paper-pulp sculptures and printed plants and is sharing her techniques.
Category: Education, Art


The 6th Annual Breukelen Country Fair

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

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Wyckoff Farmhouse museum for a day-long extravaganza of crafting, creating, and hands-on fun celebrating Breukelen’s agricultural roots!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Markets, Tours, Food, Fall Festivals

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