50 Years of Art in the Parks

In 2017, NYC Parks celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Art in the Parks program. Since its creation in 1967, Art in the Parks has displayed more than 2,000 works of outdoor public art across New York City. 

On October 21, 2017, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of our Art in the Parks program in Central Park with art exhibits, performances, and workshops! Learn more about the It's Happening! Fest

Take a look back at the highlights of 50 years of temporary art installations in NYC Parks. View 50 years of art

Meet the Artists


Visit Us

Find out which current exhibits are on display near you, and browse our permanent monument collection. View our Public Art Map

Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary with public art openings and fun activities for the whole family. View our Art in the Parks events

Watch Us Live

We broadcast live from some of the biggest art events in New York City! Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram to see exclusive and behind-the-scenes looks at some of our most prominent openings.

Join the Movement

Want to have your artwork displayed in an NYC park? Read our guides to temporary art installations. Learn more

Find out how you can help support the care and preservation of permanent art collections in NYC's parks. Learn more

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