Nov 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am– 6:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Enter the blue rooms of Walead Beshty’s solo show A Partial Disassembling of an Invention Without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in Which the Pulleys and Cogwheels Are Lying Around at Random All Over the Workbench and try to guess what objects (receipts, prescriptions, invoices, financial statements, legal documents, letters, gallery invitations, etc from the working life of the studio) are silhouettes against a cyan-blue background in 5,120 cyanotypes- a 19th Century photographic process produced by placing tools and other objects used in the production process of the studio on cellulose waste material generated by that same process (such as wood, cardboard, or paper) coated UV-sensitive cyanotype material that changes colors when exposed to sunlight and washed in water.
The Roller Rink
Take a visually immersive trip into a 1960’s Mod-inspired rink and restaurant, with black turf and playful seating surrounding the bright white skating rink.
For skaters and non-skaters alike, the rink menu features tasty bites such as Disco Fries, Fried Chicken, The Standard Hot Dog and Nachos. Cocktails can also be sipped from a wearable…More info
Yayoi Kusama: I Spend Each Day Embracing Flowers
Find oversized flowers, pumpkins and a whole lot of polka dots by legendary artist Yayoi Kusama, plus go inside a new rainbow-colored Infinity Mirrored Room. Lots of repetitions for kids who like to count. Presented across the gallery’s 519, 525, and 533 West 19th Street locations – one of her largest gallery presentations to date.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
See faithful adaptations of author/illustrator Eric Carle’s Brown Bear, Brown Bear and The Very Hungry Caterpillar featuring fantastical larger-than-life puppets and audience participation.
VIP tickets ($110) include a swag bag, an Eric Carle plush, and a character meet and greet after the performance.
Lap seats are available at the door for children under one…More info
Explore nature and art on a unique 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 play with a spinning optical illusion.
* Restrooms…More info
Chelsea Waterside Playground
The newly designed play area features a giant, multi-colored, one-of-a-kind, Robinia wood pipefish plus water features incorporating limestone cattle head sculptures reclaimed from historic meatpacking district business New York Butchers’ Dressed Meat Company.
Near the new must-see Little Island and Pier 62 Carousel.More info