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The Skyscraper Museum

The Skyscraper Museum

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

The Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages:

FREE

Celebrate NYC’s rich vertical architectural heritage in a small but very cool stainless-steel space. See mini-Manhattan models, dramatic photographs, scale models of the tallest buildings throughout world and history and rotating exhibits. Explore tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence.

Reserved free timed tickets in advance; tickets at the door may be available.

🍽 Sit down for Sicilian style pizzas, hand made pastas and a seasonal specials at nearby Inatteso pizza bar.

🌳 Walk along the harborfront to new destination playground Battery Playscape and the enchanting Seaglass Carousel.

Thursday–Sunday 12 pm–6 pm

Bajo el manto de la selva / Under the Cover of the Jungle

Immerse yourself in the Colombian rainforest with Winter Garden’s new large-scale sculptural work created by Tatiana Arocha, recipient of the 2022 Brookfield Place New York Annual Arts Commission. Made of hand-made paper, tree branches, reed, fique and wood, the work is representative of the artist’s layered relationship with the ecology of Colombia, her home country.

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Battery Dance Festival

New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival presents a range of local and international dance companies representing styles from contemporary ballet to classical Indian dance to dancers in wheelchairs, all in an outdoor park with a view of the sunset on the Hudson. Bring a blanket, sit on low stone walls, or dance along…

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Art on the Ave: Mural Painting

Join mural-painting at the Oculus with Art on the Ave & Soho Renaissance Factory artists. Drop in any time between 10 and 3 Monday to Friday to work side by side with master muralists.

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Smorgasburg WTC

Sample creative global treats from 10 vendors at an open-air food market flanked by colorful murals.

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Battery Playscape

Explore a new playground with five ecology zones—Bluff, Marsh, Dune, Meadow, and Riverbed– in resilient design, post-Superstorm Sandy when the park survived the full force of the 15-foot storm surge and became a focal point of sea level rise. Lyrical patterns of water illuminate the portal, fence, and custom seating. Daylight filters through the punctuated…

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Nelson A. Rockefeller & Teardrop Park

Frolic on wide waterfront lawns and explore multiple playgrounds plus gardens, public art pieces, and a sheltered pavilion.

In Rockefeller Park, climb large jungle gyms with swinging bridges, netting, slides, poles and more. Ride a pedal-powered merry-go-round and dig in multiple sandboxes and a handicapped-accessible sand table. In warm weather, be sprayed by an elephant…

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