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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 31–40 out of 260 events
from April 29, 2017 to December 12, 2017
in Art (x) category

Friday, May 5, 2017

May 5

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

May 5

Multimedia Arts: Decoupage Bottle Art Napkins

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Decorate bottles using party napkins. Bring your own clean bottles and your favorite party napkins.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"City Birds" includes numerous paintings and monotypes of birds found in New York City’s parks, sidewalks, and window sills.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

May 6

Coney Island Boardwalk Barrels of Fun

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 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
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

May 6

Flow.17 Art Exhibit Grand Opening

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating these unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Meet the Artist: Borinquen Gallo

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The artist Borinquen Gallo discusses her installation, an imaginary hive interior informed by Wave Hill’s beehives.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Opening Reception: Botany and Beauty: Artists Celebrate the Plants of Snug Harbor

at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Support your favorite local artists in Botany and Beauty, a group show celebrating art inspired by Snug Harbor’s gardens, plants, and flowers.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

Monday, May 8, 2017

May 8

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Other Homes

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"Other Homes" is a group exhibition of five artists' work that considers the role of organic materials in contemporary art.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

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