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Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art

made in new york american folk art

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 28, 2019

American Folk Art Museum

2 Lincoln Square (Columbus Avenue at 66th Street)
New York    + Google Map

FREE

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.

Memory Palaces: Inside the Collection of Audrey B. Heckler

Explore more than one hundred and sixty intriguing ‘memory palaces,’ visualizations used to organize and recall stores of information in an ever-expanding mental landscape, by seventy self-taught artists. Look at paintings, sculptures quilts and other pieces represent mysterious, complex, and visually stunning universes presented with secondary sources (artist statements, oral…

Families and Folk Art: Memory Palaces

Explore visualizations used to organize and recall stores of information in an ever-expanding mental landscapes on a guided tour of Memory Palaces: Inside the Collection of Audrey B. Heckler, then make your own 3D interpretation of a memory palace. Space is limited; online registration required.

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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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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L’Arte Del Gelato Stands

Artisanal Sicilian/Chelsea Market gelato shop sets up carts in the summer in front of cultural destinations across NYC including Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall and the Guggenheim. Gelato and sorbet…

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