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

An Ancient Game Seeks to Inspire Joy in “XO World” at One World Trade
An Ancient Game Seeks to Inspire Joy in “XO World” at One World Trade

The game of Jacks might feel contemporary to those of us who grew up playing it, but…

MORE Outdoor Movies: Oculus Plaza Unveils Its Summer Lineup
MORE Outdoor Movies: Oculus Plaza Unveils Its Summer Lineup

For film buffs who believe our breezy outdoor screenings at Fosun Plaza and this…

Art Is All Around Campaign Highlights Public Art in Lower Manhattan
Art Is All Around Campaign Highlights Public Art in Lower Manhattan

New York City is home to some of the most impressive art museums in the world, with…

Where to Find the Best Tree-Filled Spaces in Lower Manhattan
Where to Find the Best Tree-Filled Spaces in Lower Manhattan

It’s finally summer, which means that hot and heavy days are upon us. While it’s great to…

The Free River & Blues Music Festival Returns to Battery Park City
The Free River & Blues Music Festival Returns to Battery Park City

Free summer concert season is in full effect, and here’s another great one in a…

Hit Up These Outdoor Movie Nights at Fosun Plaza This Summer
Hit Up These Outdoor Movie Nights at Fosun Plaza This Summer

Big outdoor movie nights are a beloved New York City summer tradition for a reason —…

Wyatt Kahn’s Huge First Public Art Exhibit Just Opened in City Hall Park
Wyatt Kahn’s Huge First Public Art Exhibit Just Opened in City Hall Park

Sculptures of everyday objects such as a phone, a comb and a pair of eyeglasses come to…

Check Out the Glowy “MoonGARDEN” at 85 Broad Street
Check Out the Glowy “MoonGARDEN” at 85 Broad Street

Be sure to carve out some time for nighttime walks around the neighborhood — Lower…

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