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Viewing 51–60 out of 202 events
from September 20, 2017 to December 15, 2018
in Art (x) category

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep30

Our Public Water: Tunnels and Tanks

at La Casita Verde

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artist Lize Mogel will talk about how the rural Catskills and urban South Williamsburg are physically and politically connected by water, and lead participants in making a "human diagram" of the water system.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Sep30

The Bronx Meets East Africa Closing Reception

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Poe PArk Visitor Center hosts the Bronx Meets East Africa closing reception and artist discussion, with curator, Sika Foyer.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Sep30

"Call & Response" Artist Talk: Jeff Slomba

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Call & Response artist Jeff Slomba will demonstrate and speak about the production and use of charcoal as a drawing tool in his art.
Category: Art, Talks

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oct 1

33rd Annual Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests, and festival goers dress in medieval costume.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Markets, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Oct 1

Socrates Annual Opening

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please join us on October 1 for the opening of the 2017 Socrates Annual featuring fifteen artworks selected through our competitive open-call selection process.
Category: Nature, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 1

Field Trip to the Gardens at the Met Cloisters

at The Met Cloisters (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the medieval gardens at the Met Cloisters. We’ll discuss historical garden design, edible and ornamental plant choices, art, and horticultural and architectural practices.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 1

International Raccoon Appreciation Day

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Share your creative talents and learn more about these masked mammals in honor of International Raccoon Appreciation Day.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 1

Meet the Artists: Beth Ganz & Mona Kamal

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at this artist talk in Wave Hill House. Artists Beth Ganz and Mona Kamal each discuss their projects on view.
Category: Art, Talks

Oct 1

Summer on the Hudson: Art in the Park Potluck Artist Talk

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet, greet, and potluck picnic on September 30 with Riverside Park South artist Samantha Holmes to learn about our newest sculpture on display, "Hell Gate Cairns".
Category: Education, Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Monday, October 2, 2017

Oct 2

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

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