NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:20:00 GMT <![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Talking Inspirations: Oysters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/28/arts-culture-fun-talking-inspirations-oysters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/28/arts-culture-fun-talking-inspirations-oysters Date: January 28, 2017

For centuries, oysters have had the power to sustain and delight, inspiring writers and artists, home cooks and four-star chefs, laborers and gourmands, and everyone in between. In Oysters: A Celebration in the Raw, Marion Lear Swaybill presents a wide-ranging visual exploration of this iconic shellfish, including stunning portraits, photographs from beautiful oyster farms, and illustrations of oysters in the arts and culture alongside a lively and informative text.

Join us for the book presentation and a panel discussion to learn more about the importance of the oysters with Marion Lear Swaybill, Emmy award-winning television producer, writer, and pioneering media executive. Maggie Greenfield, Deputy Director of The Bronx River Alliance and Damian from NYC H2O and Founding science teacher at the Bedford Park Elementary School in the Bronx.

This event is held in partnership with Abbeville Press.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

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Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2017-01-28 2017-01-28 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5877ac73d8296.png Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:29:54 EST