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Ursa Minor by Jen Lewin

ursa mino brookfield place

Oct 24, 2022 @ 10:00 am8:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Oct 29, 2022

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Oct 29, 2022

Brookfield Place
220 Vesey Street
New York, NY

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FREE

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

A 12-ft tall infinity mirror bear by American contemporary artist Jen Lewin makes its NYC public debut in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place. The sculpture is free-standing and engages onlookers with its colorful flower and interactive LED light choreography. Inspired by the dazzling natural phenomena of Polaris and its constellation Ursa Minor, the sculpture’s multi-paneled infinity mirrored body illuminates, conveying emotions of amazement, wonder and exploration and reminding us to “Look Up.” 

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Pulse Portal

Explore Davis McCarty’s iridescent installation, Pulse Portal, on the Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place. Walk around the gemstones or through the dichromatic archway and view the rainbow palette of colored shadows that move throughout the day powered by sunlight.

Pulse Portal is built from NASA developed materials where colors transform as the angle of the…

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Twilight Winter Bird Stroll

Meet the win­ter birds of Gov­er­nors Island with NYC Audubon. Near­ly 240 bird species have been spot­ted on the island, which pro­vides excel­lent habi­tat all year round.  Dis­cov­er all of the bird life the island has to offer this win­ter.

The group will meet at 3pm at Sois­sons Land­ing. Free with reg­is­tra­tion; More info

Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music

Join South Street Seaport Museum in person or virtually for a round-robin of shared sea songs, featuring members of The New York Packet and friends. Listen in, lead or request a song, and belt out the choruses.

See our guide to the Seaport.

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Gov­er­nors Island Ice Sculp­ture Show

Join an excit­ing after­noon of live ice carv­ing from skilled ice artists. Enjoy every­thing the Win­ter Vil­lage has to offer and help choose the win­ner at the end of the event.

Food available for purchase includes Lit­tle Eva’s sea­son­al menu, with warm drinks and new takes on clas­sic com­fort food like brats, veg­an chili,…

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imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Solve puzzles, perform experiments, play state-of-the-art computer simulations and find out how corn is like a dog in this interactive, family-friendly space. Explore scientific principles behind Native innovations and technologies that are so ingenious, many remain a part of our daily lives.

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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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Gov­er­nors Island Win­ter Vil­lage

Enjoy sea­son­al activ­i­ties, fes­tive win­ter lights, games and food and drinks along­side warm­ing fire pits. Explore win­ter arts and cul­tur­al pro­gram­ming amid a sparkling dis­play of hol­i­day lights and a his­toric Coast Guard-era fire truck photo-op. Play lawn games like corn­hole, can jam and giant Jen­ga.

⛸ Spin on a 5,000-square foot outdoor skat­ing rink…

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The Rink at Brookfield Place

Skate on a small rink overlooking New York Harbor with incredible views. Uncovered and windy so dress accordingly.

Skate aids and pushable sit-down sleighs for small beginners available for $15 ($20 on weekend). Sign up for one hour sessions. Private and group learn to skate and hockey lessons available.

Eat at an array of yummy…

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