NATURE IN POETRY

Rockefeller Park House River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY

In celebration of Poetry Month, join Poet/Literature Professor Jon Curley in a thoughtful tour of how BPC’s green spaces reflect a lyrical experience. Click into the event to RSVP.

IN CONVERSATION: GINA APOSTOL AND MELISSA CHADBURN

Teardrop Park

In partnership with The Asian American Writers’ Workshop, BPCA presents a reading and conversation with critically acclaimed authors Gina Apostol (Bibliolepsy) and Melissa Chadburn (A Tiny Upward Shove). Both authors will read from their work, and discuss themes of myth, …

SUSTAINABILITY WALKING TOUR

BPC Authority, 75 Battery Place

In celebration of NYC’s Circular City Week, join BPCA and the TRUE zero waste certification team for a walking sustainability tour offering an in-depth look at zero waste efforts in Battery Park City. Stick around after the tour to get hands-on experience performing a waste audit. Registration required, click into the event to sign up.

STRINGS-ON-HUDSON: VILLALOBOS BROTHERS

Belvedere Plaza BPC Esplanade & North End Ave, New York, NY

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, BPCA presents The Villalobos Brothers. One of today’s leading Contemporary Mexican ensembles, their original compositions and arrangements masterfully fuse and celebrate the richness of Mexican folk music with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music.

TURNING TO NATURE: ART IN PUBLIC PLACES (POSTPONED)

South Cove

Artists Mary Miss and Shuli Sadé discuss South Cove and its relationship to nature. South Cove was conceived by Mary Miss, Stanton Eckstut, and Susan Child as an artwork that was also a public space. With Bird’s Eye View by …

ARTIST TALK: ELISE ENGLER

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

Elise Engler’s book, A Diary of the Plague Year: An Illustrated Chronicle of 2020, is one year of a daily drawing/painting project that lasted from late 2015 to President Biden’s inauguration in January, 2021. Made each morning from the first headlines she heard from her bedside radio, Engler’s vibrant immediate images recapture what it was like to live through 2020- bringing texture, feeling, and even charm to what we might not remember and what we will never forget.

GIULIETTA E ROMEO OPERA WORKSHOP

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

In preparation for Giulietta e Romeo in June, all are welcome to brush up on your opera knowledge in a fun and interactive workshop led by Teatro Grattacielo. Familiarize yourself with the dramatic and musical aspects of the upcoming performance including the original story, musical style, stagecraft and characters.

FAIRY TALE FILMS: KIKUJIRO

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, BPCA presents Kikujiro (1999, Takeshi Kitano). Based on The Wizard of Oz, a young, naive boy sets out alone to find his wayward mother. Soon he finds an unlikely protector in a crotchety man and the two have a series of unexpected adventures along the way. Free popcorn will be served, and a discussion will follow the screenings. This film is rated PG 13. Click into the event to RSVP.

BOOK TALK: MAGGIE DOYNE

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

Maggie Doyne will be joining us to discuss her highly anticipated debut memoir "Between the Mountain and the Sky: A Mother’s Story of Hope and Love" 

TURNING TO NATURE: ART IN PUBLIC PLACES

200 Rector Place Community Room 200 Rector Pl, New York, NY

Artists Mary Miss and Shuli Sadé discuss South Cove and its relationship to nature. South Cove was conceived by Mary Miss, Stanton Eckstut, and Susan Child as an artwork that was also a public space. With Bird’s Eye View by Shuli Sadé, South Cove becomes a site for art as well as an artwork itself. Both artists will also discuss how they address environmental issues in their work.