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Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art

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June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until July 14, 2019

American Folk Art Museum

2 Lincoln Square (Columbus Avenue at 66th Street)


See around 100 fascinating works of art by self-taught artists tell the story about New York City as the center of America’s financial and commercial world including exotic carousel animals and giant lit-up eye glasses.


See twenty-one quilts with cool patterns gifted from Werner and Karen Gundersheimer. Gathered over a period of decades from eastern Pennsylvania, the Midwest and Southern United States. Monumental compositions in color, pattern, geometry and representation made (mostly) by women over more than three centuries are colorful and mesmerizing for all…

Families and Folk Art

The first Saturday of every month, the compact and charming American Folk Art Museum introduces children ages 4 to 12 and accompanying adults to folk art through interactive and discussion-based tours in the galleries followed by hands-on artmaking activities inspired by objects in the museum. Space is limited; online registration…

Nicolas Holiber: Birds on Broadway, the Audubon Sculpture Project

Ten oversized sculptures of New York City birds in danger of extinction roost on the UWS Broadway malls. Brookyln-based artist Nicolas Holiber painted but did not weatherproof reclaimed lumber, allowing…

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This large-scale public sculpture and queer poetry collaboration built from reclaimed lumber and cast-acrylic panels interacts with the sun setting over the Hudson River. In Riverside Park near 67th Street.

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Heckscher Playground

Central Park’s largest playground features a shaded area with swings and slides, a large, maze-like climber, lots of water features with tunnels, ramps and slides plus giant rocks to climb.

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Épicerie Boulud

Chef Daniel Boulud’s casual outpost is one of our favorite stops before or after Lincoln Center shows. My daughter gets a gourmet hot dog, I have a tasty salad or…

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