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Illumination Light Art’s Spring Showcase

Illumination Light Art's Spring Showcase

May 6 @ 7:30 pm10:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until May 6, 2023

Recurring (see all)

An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until May 6, 2023

Brookfield Place

220 Vesey Street
New York NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Seven talented light artists, live performers, and DJs transform Belvedere Plaza into a dreamlike oasis. Explore and interact with exciting pieces produced by local New York-based light artists featuring a mixture of projection mapping, interactive video art, UV light art, and more. Enjoy different DJs spinning beats every night, with a silent disco on Saturday.

Festival goers are encourage to wear glow in the dark attire and bring light up props, glow sticks, necklaces, hats and anything else that shines in the night. A light shop will be selling all types of light merchandise.

Note that Belvedere Plaza is on the water where temperatures may be lower; dress accordingly.

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