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Art on the Ave NYC: Creating Tomorrow

Art on the Ave NYC

Arts on The Ave
Columbus Ave between 68th and 77th streets
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

Take a gallery walk along Columbus Ave between 68th and 77th streets that spotlights artists from New York around the theme of “Creating Tomorrow” in a partnership between artists, storefront owners, and local businesses.

Visit businesses displaying Art on the Ave NYC signage to get a map as well as special discounts and offers. As you explore the art, scan the StoriDot next to each piece with your phone’s QR code reader to listen to a recording by the artist or make a purchase.

Also try educational activities inspired by the art.

Wake Up, Daisy!

The historic, cozy Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre is back in action with modern take on Sleeping Beauty. Marionettes and music tells the story of Daisy, a lively little girl living in the heart of New York City in an apartment overlooking Central Park. At Daisy’s much-anticipated birthday party, she encounters three special guests, known as…

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Grand Bazaar

Shop at an outdoor market featuring 80+ hand-picked independent local artisans and dealers. Find one-of-a-kind handmade candles, skincare, fashion, vintage accessories and collectibles, handmade jewelry and furniture, rare antique silver- and glassware, and delicious artisanal chocolates and foods. Check the calendar for fun weekly themes.

Profits are donated to four local public school.

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Columbus Ave Open Streets

Dine on fare from local restaurants and tables set up in car free streets. Enjoy activities for all ages including kids music, artmaking, live music, store discounts, food samples, sidewalk chalk, games and more.

Also look for art installations in storefronts.

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New-York Historical Society Sunday Story Time

This weekly program includes the reading of a NY-themed book, related craft project, playtime with historic toys and a special Little New-Yorkers hello song.

Join via zoom on Tuesdays.

See our guide to New-York Historical Society.

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