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Viewing 21–30 out of 85 events
from September 30, 2016 to November 12, 2016
in Art (x) category

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Oct 9

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art, Halloween

Oct 9

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display.
Category: Nature, Art

Oct 9

Hike and Draw

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Monday, October 10, 2016

Oct10

It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
We are looking for volunteers to help beautify the park and assist in planting some bulbs. There will also be a celebration through art, performances, and a chess tournament.
Category: Art, Games, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Oct11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Franklin: Printer/Writer, Scientist/Inventor, Politician/Statesman

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.
In this gallery exhibition, meet Franklin, the man, and his ideas and achievements.
Category: Art, History
Free!

Oct11

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art, Halloween

Oct11

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display.
Category: Nature, Art

Oct11

Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant Information Session - Brooklyn

at The Magnolia Tree Earth Center of Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant will support the creation of artworks by New York City-based emerging artists for 10 designated properties.
Category: Art
Free!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Oct12

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art, Halloween

Oct12

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display.
Category: Nature, Art

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