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You don't need to go to one of NYC's many museums or art galleries to see a masterpiece. Art exhibits are on display in public spaces throughout the city. Most of these exhibits are temporary though, so be sure to catch them while they're on display.

Art Events

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Aug18

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Aug18

Nature's Workshop: Natural Dyes and Plant Oil Workshop

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
You will learn how to identify the fruits, seeds, and leaves of local plants to use in dyes. Learn how to extract dyes from a variety of plants to create natural colors.
Free!

Aug18

Jazz in the Park with Alex Nguyen & Friends

at Stuyvesant SquareManhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come listen to jazz under the trees and watch the sun set behind the clouds.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Aug19

Exhibition - David Flores: Nueva Bronx

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In 2018, David Flores offered free family portraiture in Railroad Park in response to nationalist movements that have attempted to remove familiar representations of immigrants and people of color.
Free!

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Aug20

Exhibition - David Flores: Nueva Bronx

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In 2018, David Flores offered free family portraiture in Railroad Park in response to nationalist movements that have attempted to remove familiar representations of immigrants and people of color.
Free!

Aug20

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The exhibition Figuring the Floral features artists who employ flowers to explore representations of identity—constructing narratives on race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, and aging.

Aug20

First Draft

at Herald SquareManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
First Draft is a free, uncensored, open mic for all ages, which encourages artistic expression, experimentation, and development across all genres.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Aug21

Exhibition - David Flores: Nueva Bronx

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In 2018, David Flores offered free family portraiture in Railroad Park in response to nationalist movements that have attempted to remove familiar representations of immigrants and people of color.
Free!

Aug21

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Douglass and DeGraw Pool

at Douglas and DeGraw Pool (in Thomas Greene Playground)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Sheltering Arms Pool

at Sheltering Arms Pool (in Sheltering Arms Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Commodore Barry Pool

at Commodore Barry Pool (in Commodore Barry Park)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Dry Dock Pool

at Dry Dock Pool (in Dry Dock Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Claremont Pool

at Claremont Pool (in Claremont Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Fisher Pool

at Fisher PoolQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool at Cool Pools locations!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Liberty Pool

at Liberty Pool (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Wagner Pool

at Wagner Pool (in Triboro Plaza)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival and Movie Screening

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Enjoy a tribute to jazz legend Clark Terry followed by a documentary about the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug21

Hudson RiverFlicks - Iconic NYC Films: Big

at Hudson River Park's Pier 63

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes up the next morning to find himself in an adult body.
Free!

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Aug22

Exhibition - David Flores: Nueva Bronx

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In 2018, David Flores offered free family portraiture in Railroad Park in response to nationalist movements that have attempted to remove familiar representations of immigrants and people of color.
Free!

Aug22

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Aug22

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Rainforest Terrarium

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Create your own rainforest with miniature tropical plants in a closed glass container. Enjoy a tropical cocktail while you plant your tiny ecosystem. All materials provided. Adults 21+.

Aug22

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Rainforest Terrarium

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Create your own rainforest with miniature tropical plants in a closed glass container. Enjoy a tropical cocktail while you plant your tiny ecosystem. All materials provided. 21+

Aug22

Arts, Culture & Fun: Rooftop Painting

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This is an outdoor watercolor painting and monotype printmaking workshop at sunset on the beloved rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center!
Free!

Aug22

Exhibition Opening - Baseball!: The Polo Grounds

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This exhibition will explore and celebrate those teams that made the stadium a New York icon and the associated personalities that became local and national heroes.
Free!

Friday, August 23, 2019

Aug23

Exhibition - David Flores: Nueva Bronx

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In 2018, David Flores offered free family portraiture in Railroad Park in response to nationalist movements that have attempted to remove familiar representations of immigrants and people of color.
Free!

Aug23

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Aug23

Summer on the Hudson: Breathing with Strangers Presented by Kinesis Project Dance Theatre

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Dancers will appear in unlikely, and beautiful places. This dance work, also a visual art collaboration, will surprise and delight all ages. Performances at 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Free!

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Aug24

Family Festival: Young Artists en Plein Air

at On the High Line (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Draw inspiration from the gardens’ landscapes and the magic of the contemporary artworks included in En Plein Air, our 2019 group art exhibition on the High Line.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Zodiac Shadow Puppets

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019 | 12 – 3 PM |… Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Zodiac Shadow Puppets
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Opening Event of "TimeSeed"

at Thomas Greene PlaygroundBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
“Timeseed” is an ongoing project that uses seeds as a model to communicate across time, preserving the stories of our past and sending messages into the future.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Blues BBQ Festival

at Hudson River Park's Pier 97Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy barbecue from local New York City favorites, and sip on beverages while you listen to one of our most exciting lineups ever!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The exhibition Figuring the Floral features artists who employ flowers to explore representations of identity—constructing narratives on race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, and aging.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Aug25

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Aug25

Monthly Curator Tour

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join exhibition curator a special one-hour tour of the exhibition, "Home Plate," which features iconic moments from the Polo Grounds stadium.

Aug25

Jazz in the Park with Alex Nguyen & Friends

at Stuyvesant SquareManhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come listen to jazz under the trees and watch the sun set behind the clouds.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Aug26

Exhibition - David Flores: Nueva Bronx

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In 2018, David Flores offered free family portraiture in Railroad Park in response to nationalist movements that have attempted to remove familiar representations of immigrants and people of color.
Free!

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Aug27

Exhibition - David Flores: Nueva Bronx

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In 2018, David Flores offered free family portraiture in Railroad Park in response to nationalist movements that have attempted to remove familiar representations of immigrants and people of color.
Free!

Aug27

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The exhibition Figuring the Floral features artists who employ flowers to explore representations of identity—constructing narratives on race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, and aging.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Aug28

Exhibition - David Flores: Nueva Bronx

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In 2018, David Flores offered free family portraiture in Railroad Park in response to nationalist movements that have attempted to remove familiar representations of immigrants and people of color.
Free!

Aug28

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Douglass and DeGraw Pool

at Douglas and DeGraw Pool (in Thomas Greene Playground)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Sheltering Arms Pool

at Sheltering Arms Pool (in Sheltering Arms Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Commodore Barry Pool

at Commodore Barry Pool (in Commodore Barry Park)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Dry Dock Pool

at Dry Dock Pool (in Dry Dock Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Claremont Pool

at Claremont Pool (in Claremont Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Fisher Pool

at Fisher PoolQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool at Cool Pools locations!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Liberty Pool

at Liberty Pool (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Wagner Pool

at Wagner Pool (in Triboro Plaza)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Watercolors on the Waterfront

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline or whatever else your heart desires!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Aug29

Exhibition - David Flores: Nueva Bronx

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In 2018, David Flores offered free family portraiture in Railroad Park in response to nationalist movements that have attempted to remove familiar representations of immigrants and people of color.
Free!

Aug29

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Aug29

Arts, Culture & Fun: Rooftop Painting

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This is an outdoor watercolor painting and monotype printmaking workshop at sunset on the beloved rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center!
Free!

Friday, August 30, 2019

Aug30

Exhibition - David Flores: Nueva Bronx

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In 2018, David Flores offered free family portraiture in Railroad Park in response to nationalist movements that have attempted to remove familiar representations of immigrants and people of color.
Free!

Aug30

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Aug30

Summer on the Hudson: Breathing with Strangers Presented by Kinesis Project Dance Theatre

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Dancers will appear in unlikely, and beautiful places. This dance work, also a visual art collaboration, will surprise and delight all ages. Performances at 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Free!

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Aug31

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Inflating Colors

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Design and craft your own colorful inflatables using plastic sheets and tape, then inflate your creations for an interactive movement performance.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The exhibition Figuring the Floral features artists who employ flowers to explore representations of identity—constructing narratives on race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, and aging.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sep 1

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Monday, September 2, 2019

Sep 2

First Monday Life Drawing at the Old Stone House

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your tools and join us in drawing a professional life model every first Monday of the month.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Sep 4

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Douglass and DeGraw Pool

at Douglas and DeGraw Pool (in Thomas Greene Playground)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Sheltering Arms Pool

at Sheltering Arms Pool (in Sheltering Arms Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Commodore Barry Pool

at Commodore Barry Pool (in Commodore Barry Park)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Dry Dock Pool

at Dry Dock Pool (in Dry Dock Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Claremont Pool

at Claremont Pool (in Claremont Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Fisher Pool

at Fisher PoolQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool at Cool Pools locations!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Liberty Pool

at Liberty Pool (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Wagner Pool

at Wagner Pool (in Triboro Plaza)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This is acoustic instrumental meet-up focuses on tunes in the Irish, English, New England Old Time, French Canadian, American Southern, and Scandinavian traditions. All ages/levels.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sep 5

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Rooftop Painting

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This is an outdoor watercolor painting and monotype printmaking workshop at sunset on the beloved rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center!
Free!

Friday, September 6, 2019

Sep 6

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Sep 7

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Andean Culture and Crafting

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Engage with pre-Hispanic Andean culture (specifically from Inca and Chavin civilizations) through crafting.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sep 8

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Sep11

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep11

Summer on the Hudson Literary Lounge

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature.
Free!

Sep11

Watercolors on the Waterfront

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline or whatever else your heart desires!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sep12

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Friday, September 13, 2019

Sep13

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sep14

Shibori in Shades of Blue

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join artist Janice Patrignani for a participatory fiber art workshop using natural indigo dye.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Playground Design

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Isamu Noguchi designed playgrounds that are also works of art. Join Noguchi Museum educators to explore how a playground can be a sculpture, and then design your own.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sep15

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Sep18

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sep19

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Friday, September 20, 2019

Sep20

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep20

Bard in the Park

at Hudson River Park's Clinton Cove This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Bringing Shakespeare and other classics to Clinton Cove for four performances this summer, join local artists for A Midsummer Night’s Song.
Free!

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep21

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Poseidon Parade

at Beach 94th Street Plaza (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Poseidon's Parade is a family-friendly celebration of people participating, wearing costumes, making floats and displaying art while celebrating the boardwalk.
Free!

Sep21

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

PASSAGES | PASAJES

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Passages | Pasajes is a site-specific sonic performance. The performers will expand and contract together as they pass melodies, passages of text, and the names of loved ones between each other through the park.
Free!

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sep22

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Sep25

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sep26

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sep27

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sep28

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Sep29

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Sep29

35th 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; visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels. The festival concludes with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Oct 2

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This is acoustic instrumental meet-up focuses on tunes in the Irish, English, New England Old Time, French Canadian, American Southern, and Scandinavian traditions. All ages/levels.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct 5

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Hands on History: Design Your Own 19th Century Jewelry

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Happy 250th Birthday, Mary Alsop King! In honor of the lady of King Manor, come learn about 19th-century jewelry and styles Mary wore in her portrait. Then make your own 19th-century inspired jewelry.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Oct 6

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Oct12

400 Years of Inequality: A People’s Observance

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We invite the community to gather with us to nationally acknowledge and reflect upon the 400 years since Africans were first brought to Jamestown to be sold into bondage.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Oct13

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct19

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Flux Takeover

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come experience Flux’s core themes in action – collaboration, experimentation, and play – with residents and artists from their current show, Must They Also Be Gods.
Free!

Oct19

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Oct20

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Oct26

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Inspired by the Haitian Festival of the Ancestors, our Halloween festival features a Gede song workshop, card readings, dance and drum performances, as well as a doggie costume contest!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct26

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Oct27

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Nov 2

Hands on History: Paint Your Own Miniature Portrait

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the art of miniature painting around the world—from the United States to France to India—and then make your own to take home!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Nov 3

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Nov10

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Nov16

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Nov17

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Nov24

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Dec 7

Hands on History: Make Your Own Scented Pomander!

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make your own pomander at King Manor, then visit the rest of the museum and enjoy our holiday decor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Dec21

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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