Though the year may quickly be coming to a close, public art installations continue to open across New York City. From the Park Avenue Armory to Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, a dozen new art installations are available for view. This December be sure to check out Lisa Congdon’s large-scale printed vinyl murals for Rockefeller Center’s holiday installation, Cecile Chong’s sculpture display EL DORADO - The New Forty Niners, and the interactive monument Lenticular Histories at Prospect Park. In addition, keep reading to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
With December fast approaching, the holiday season is in full swing. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or any other holiday, there are countless events and activities available across New York City to get into the spirit. This year, be sure to check out the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn at Grand Army Plaza or take a trip through the NYC Winter Lantern Festival. If you’re in the mood for shopping in person, stop by the Bryant Park Winter Market to purchase all the gifts you need. Read on for more holiday-themed events happening throughout New York City’s five boroughs for the upcoming month.