Public Art & Green Spaces

Public Art & Green Spaces

Sure, Central Park is uptown, but Lower Manhattan is lush with inviting green space and art-stocked New York City is home to some of the most impressive art museums in the world, with everything on view from ancient Egyptian temples to Renaissance masterpieces to Andy Warhol’s Campbell Soup cans. But you don’t have to hit the subway and pay museum admission just to see great art. You might not immediately think of Lower Manhattan as an art lover’s paradise. But the walkable square mile south of Chambers Street is, in fact, a grand, open-air museum, with dozens of permanent and temporary installations of large-scale sculptures and public art.

Arts & Culture A Walkable Guide on Public Art

The walkable square mile south of Chambers Street is, in fact, a grand, open-air museum, with dozens of permanent and temporary installations of large-scale sculpture and public art.You might not immediately think of Lower Manhattan as an art…

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What To See and Do Outside

Photos: “Domino Effect,” Now on View at Fosun Plaza
Photos: “Domino Effect,” Now on View at Fosun Plaza

Be sure to check it out before it departs on March 6.

This Vibrant New WTC Mural Will Help You Shake Off the Winter Blues 
This Vibrant New WTC Mural Will Help You Shake Off the Winter Blues 

You can spot this stunning Georgie Nakima piece on Vesey Street.

Toss Your Holiday Trees and Wreaths at the Parks Department’s Mulchfest
Toss Your Holiday Trees and Wreaths at the Parks Department’s Mulchfest

It’s time to sweep those pine needles off the living room floor until next year.

“Art Above the Mantel” Offers New Take on the Classic Holiday Window
“Art Above the Mantel” Offers New Take on the Classic Holiday Window

The Downtown Alliance has partnered with Art on the Ave NYC for a six-week stretch of holiday-themed visual art installations and events taking place in empty storefronts along Nassau Street.

3 WTC Art Installation Highlights Plastic Waste in Climate Crisis
3 WTC Art Installation Highlights Plastic Waste in Climate Crisis

The exhibit’s opening coincided with World Environment Day on June 5.

Art Is All Around Returns With Two Art Installations, Lunchtime Concert Series
Art Is All Around Returns With Two Art Installations, Lunchtime Concert Series

The art will be on view through June 21.

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Public Art Exhibit “Geo” Now Extended Through May 1

Shout out to the enthusiastic residents and neighbors who have already come through.

Gallery Exhibit at 28 Liberty Inspired by Artist’s Childhood Memories
Gallery Exhibit at 28 Liberty Inspired by Artist’s Childhood Memories

The exhibit will run through April 21 as part of Art on the Ave.

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