From lost arches to a tomb hidden in plain sight, here are ten fascinating secrets of Madison Square, named for president James Madison.
Tour the Stony Creek Quarry whose granite makes up a great deal of New York City’s architectural history with sculptor Darrell Petit.
This July, check out 16 public art installations, including Brooklyn-based artist Tom Fruin’s exhibition, From Sea To Shining Sea.
A symposium on Ellis Island explains the immigrant experience through the eyes of the Statue of Liberty Museum and the Tenement Museum.
As summer fully settles in and the weather warms, June is the perfect time to explore the new outdoor art on display throughout New York City. Head to Times Square to view a virtual rainbow in honor of Pride Month, take a ferry to Governors Island to check out the three new installations at its Art Center, or walk along the Upper West Side to marvel at the work of under-represented artists presented through Art on the Ave. Be sure to keep reading on to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
This May, be sure to check out the virtual bird installation, Bird’s Eye View, at Battery Park and Yvonne Shortt’s dog sculpture Peppermint.
To celebrate the beautiful springtime weather, be sure to head outside and visit some of New York City’s newest public art installations. This April, be sure to check out THE POEM sculpture in Times Square, Rockefeller Center’s The Flag Project in honor of Earth Day, and Midnight Moment's video Wolf Light. In addition, read on to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
With warmer weather on the horizon as springtime fast approaches, new public art installations continue to open throughout New York City.
Most of the opulent buildings by Gilded Age architect Richard Morris Hunt were destroyed, but a handful remain in New York City and Newport.
In the series The Gilded Age, the display of Statue of Liberty's torch and hand in Madison Square Park is recreated in the show.