A party atmosphere reigns on the first Saturday of the month at one of the country’s oldest and largest art museums.
The Brazilian Day festival, a spirited annual celebration of Brazil's Independence Day, marks its 30th anniversary this year with music, dance, food and a sea of green-and-gold-bedecked expatriates. Big-name Brazilian musicians are booked to play the festival's main stage, which is located on East 46th Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues, the heart of the Little Brazil.
myplasticheart presents “You’ll Miss Me When I’m Gone” a group exhibition exploring the themes of loss and regret, curated by Lou Pimentel. Each artist interprets his/her own understanding of the subject matter, resulting in a collection of paintings, sculptures and illustrations each telling a unique story spun from a universal inspiration. We are given a glimpse into each individual experience, and we are able to connect and find common ground.
Madison Square Park Conservancy announces MAD. SQ. 200, presented by New York Life, a free event celebrating the 200th anniversary of the naming of Madison Square. Featuring a fair and contemporary art party, the event will take place in Madison Square Park on Saturday, September 6 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm
At the Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturdays, thousands of visitors enjoy free programs of art and entertainment each month from 5 to 11 p.m.
LES Opening Night: Art + Fashion will once again take place during New York Fashion Week. Galleries will coordinate fall exhibit openings the same day as our 'Looks of the LES' Fashion Show will feature clothing and accessories from the finest LES shops and independent boutiques.
The city-owned lot located at 50 Kent Avenue between N 11th and N 12th Street has been the site of OSA’s summer concert series the past two seasons. “For 2014 we are building on the success of previous years’ concert series by adding a lot more free community programming to activate the space” said OSA Executive Director, Ed Janoff. “We are very excited to be partnering with a number of local businesses and organizations to offer a diversity of events and programs throughout the summer at the 50 Kent Festival.”
The Dumbo Arts Festival returns for three days to the neighborhood with all kinds of artistic installations, exhibitions and live performances. Over 500 artists are participating this year, populating the space under the arch and Brooklyn Bridge park, as well as opening their studios for tours and discussions.
Mark your calendars for LES Pickle Day! A famed neighborhood celebration that brings hordes of pickle loving masses back to Orchard Street, an original pickle district for this delightful and enjoyable treat. Enjoy over 20 picklers from up and down the eastern seaboard, sharing the blocks with a slew of specialty LES food and fashion vendors. Don’t miss out and get your limited edition LES Pickle Day t-shirt while you’re there.