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Little Island

Little Island

June 11 @ 6:00 am - 11:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 6:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2021

Pier 55
Hudson River Greenway at West 13th Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

Explore a new immersive experience with nature and art on a floating green space on the Hudson River.

* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play.

* Make music on a variety of percussion installations and two lovely Sing For Hope Pianos.

* Play with a spinning optical illusion.

* Fresh, locally-sourced food available throughout the day, from local baked goods with coffee in the morning, salads or sandwiches throughout the day, and evening  signature drinks and snacks for sharing. Gluten-free & vegan options availble; see menu. (7 am- 11pm, not available 10:30-11:30 am & 4 pm-5 pm.

* There are no playgrounds on the island, but colorful Chelsea Waterside Playground and Pier 62 Carousel are both short walks away.

* Restrooms are on the southern edge by The Glade.

* Programming for all ages starts mid-June.

* Bikes and scooters are not allowed.

* The park is open from 6 am to 1 am, online timed entry reservations will be required for entry after 12 pm.

* Lots of art & food to explore in nearby Chelsea/Meatpacking.

Peace & Love at Hatch Creative Studio

Look for butterflies among daisies and a floral peace sign in front of a design studio’s brownstone.

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David Hammons: Day’s End

Experience David Hammon’s monumental sculpture in Hudson River Park along the southern edge of Gansevoort Peninsula from numerous vantage points along the Hudson and from the Whitney Museum.

An open structure precisely follows the outlines, dimensions, and location of a 1975 artwork of the same name by Gordon Matta-Clark, offering an extraordinary place to…

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The Musical Brain

Nine artists approach music through different lenses—historical, political, performative, and playful—in new installations and soundscapes installed throughout the High Line.

Sit next to human shaped sculptures made with colorful musical instruments, explore what stories discarded objects tell when played and hear what happens when a railway spike becomes a bell. Daily at dusk, see…

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Lucy Raven

Dia Chelsea reopens with an exhibition of newly commissioned works by Lucy Raven featuring two kinetic light sculptures occupying the entirety of the former Alcamo marble-cutting factory. In an adjacent gallery, she exhibits a film that was shot over two years at a concrete plant in Bellevue, Idaho. Together, these two projects explore properties of…

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Little Island

Explore a new immersive experience with nature and art on a floating green space on the Hudson River.

* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play.

* Make music on a variety of percussion installations and two lovely Sing…

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Taste Buds In-Kitchen & Online School Camps

Learn to cook sweet and savory treats at in-kitchen camps and online camps. Gain kitchen confidence and learn essential cooking skills. All recipes are vegetarian and can be adapted for allergies. Themes change weekly, from ‘Around The World’ to ‘The Great American Bake-off.’

Space is limited.

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Live Music at Chelsea Market

Enjoy live music from local musicians at Chelsea Market, which also has great food options and art exhibits.

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The Amazing Highline Scavenger Hunt

A series of clues leads you around the Highline, Chelsea Market and Hudson Yards performing physical and mental challenges along the way.

Wear comfortable shoes and wear a mask. One member of the team should have a smart phone (either Android or iPhone).

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