This July, as the city brims with life and warm weather, there are countless new public art installations to enjoy. For this month, many of the pieces on display seek to bring awareness to some of our society’s most pressing issues including the impact of climate change on bird populations and the storied legacy of slave labor and our national economy. Head to the High Line to check out Meriem Bennani’s first public sculpture Windy or take the time to listen to the acoustic recordings of The Underground Sound; a Soundwalk at Prospect Park. In addition, be sure to keep reading to learn more about other installations still on display from previous months.
From June 1-30, visitors to New York City's Times Square can gaze overhead and view Polar Rainbow, a public art project visible via Augmented Reality brought to the location by Latvian-British artist Kristaps Ancāns and Times Square Arts.
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.
A giant mushroom sculpture, ZERO NUKES, by Pedro Reyes is the newest public art project to emerge in Times Square and remains on view until May 24th as part of Amnesia Atomica NYC.
The Midtown and Queens subway lines pass through some of the busiest and oldest stations in the whole system and are where you can find everything from art, abandoned history, and the relics of different generations in the city.
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.
Join us for a behind-the-scenes construction site tour for a first glimpse of the newly reimagined Palace Theatre in its new home.
With warmer weather on the horizon as springtime fast approaches, new public art installations continue to open throughout New York City.
Come along on a 14 mile virtual walk up the isle of Manhattan, to explore those twelve squares along Broadway.