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Upcoming Events

 With the warm weather coming it’s a great time to enjoy some outdoor exhibits.
Here are  few events this week!
 
 

Art

Courtesy of: www.nycgovparks.org

Fish & Crushed Can Story Mixed Media

This unique exhibition is created from discarded crushed aluminum cans found in the streets of NYC, as well as cardboard and burlap found from local grocery stores from around the city. Iandry Randriamandroso shows growth of how many disruptions of ordinary objects are disregarded every day. It will be on display in the Admissions Building Gallery in the Queens Botanical Garden.

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

Address: 43-50 Main Street Queens, NY

Date/Hour: June 16, 2013

Admission:  Free with Garden admission

Phone: 718.886.3800

www.queensbotanical.org

 

 

Courtesy of: www.queensbotanical.org

Second Annual New York State Museum Week at QBG

The second annual New York State Museum Week will be going on Saturday, June 15. The Queens Botanical Garden will be hosting this event.  Admission is 50% off as The Botanical Garden partners up with New York State Museum Week – Just mention “Museum Week” at the gate. (This discount doesn’t apply to parking).

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

Address: 43-50 Main Street Queens, NY

Date/Hour: June 15, 2013

Admission:
50% off regular admission, $2 for adults, $1.50 for seniors and $1 for students and children. Free for QBG members

Phone: 718.886.3800

www.queensbotanical.org


 

Courtesy of: www.stuxgallery.com

Heide Hatry: Not a Rose

Heide Hatry’s exhibition of ‘Not a Rose’ certainly shows a different view on flowers. The exhibition presents animal innards as soft arrangements of springtime flowers. These picturesque works of art are macro photographs that have been reproduced by pro-armature photographers. The aesthetic views are definitely unique throughout the series.

Location Stux Gallery

Address: 530 West 25th Street
 New York, NY 10001

Date/Hour: Now – June 22 2013;

Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-6pm

Phone: 212.352.1600

http://www.stuxgallery.com

 

 

Courtesy of: www.skny.com

Irreversible: Legos, Tomatoes, and the Revolution  

Cuban art collective Los Carpinteros has created an art of past political events. Irreversible combines different historical activates from Cuba’s past that are still remembered today. Within the exhibition are masses of porcelain tomatoes representing being thrown at during a protest. Lego sculptures are made to represent the Cold War Era monuments. This exhibition is a great example of art bringing back history.

Location: Sean Kelly Gallery

Address: 475 Tenth Avenue New York, NY

Date/Hour:
Now – June 22, 2013
Tuesday – Friday: 11am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 6pm

Admission: N/A

Phone: 212.239.1181

http://www.skny.com/

 

 

Festivals

Courtesy of: bricartsmedia.org

Celebrate Brooklyn 2013!

After 35 years, Celebrate Brooklyn is still free! Prospect Park is delighted to host the 2013 celebration. This event will feature performances from many wonderful artists, rain or shine. This long celebration will have music, dance, theater and films in the park all summer long. It is an exciting way to learn more about Prospect Park’s history.

Location: Prospect Park Band shell

Address: 9th Street and Prospect Park West entrance

Dates: Now – August 10, 2013

Admission: FREE

Phone: 718.965.8951

http://www.prospectpark.org

 

 

 

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