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>Collaborative Sculpting with Yvonne Shortt

Sunday, April 14, 2019

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

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Create collaborative clay sculptures with artist Yvonne Shortt for Pavilion Landing, a public art installation that will be installed in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in July 2019. No experience necessary.

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Yvonne Shortt’s Pavilion Landing tells the story of a group of intergalactic children whose spaceship has landed in the park after a long journey seeking a ray of hope generated by the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. Shortt will spend several days in the park working collaboratively with park visitors to build four 16”-tall sculptures of children out of clay. She will then make molds from the clay forms, which will be used to cast sixteen concrete sculptures placed at David Dinkins Circle.  Their spacecraft, inspired by the Tent of Tomorrow’s iconic suspension roof, will be fabricated in concrete and aluminum with a clear plastic top that enables visitors to see the ship’s control center with several children at the helm. The exhibition will be on view at David Dinkins Circle from July 2019 – June 2020.


Location Details:
Located on the lawn alongside David Dinkins Circle. 7 train to Mets-Willets Point.



Event Organizer

Art & Antiquities, Alliance for Flushing Meadows Corona Park


Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids

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Recreation CentersAl Oerter Recreation Center

Please note that all spin cycling classes will be canceled April 27, 2019 - April 29, 2019. All spin cycling classes will resume Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
Anticipated Completion: 04/30/2019

PlaygroundsLawrence Playground

Lawrence Playground is temporarily closed due to construction. To follow this project as it progresses, visit our Capital Projects Tracker.

Anticipated Completion: Summer 2019

MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021

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