KINDIE ROCK

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

Our fantastic roster of Stories & Songs performers lead families with little ones in rocking sing-a-longs! This week we are joined by illustrator and children's musician Key Wilde. 

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ELEMENTS OF NATURE DRAWING

Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York, NY

Join our community of artists of all skill levels as we are inspired by our surroundings to create with drawing materials, pastels and watercolors. Embolden your artwork amidst the flower-filled and seasonally evolving palette of BPC’s verdant gardens. An artist/ educator will provide ideas and instruction. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.

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WEDNESDAY ART IN TEARDROP

Teardrop Park

Explore the unique environment of Teardrop Park while creating dynamic art. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. 

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SUNSET YOGA

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

Namaste! Unwind from the day with outdoor yoga. Immerse yourself in this meditative practice- surrounded by the Hudson’s peaceful aura. Strengthen the body and cultivate awareness in a relaxed environment as your instructor guides you through alignments and poses. All levels are welcome. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories are first come first serve.

PRESCHOOL ART – Cancelled

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

Very young artists are introduced to paper, clay, paint and everyday recyclable materials, transforming them into masterpieces of creativity and delight. Age appropriate projects presented by an art teacher. Materials provided. Dress for a mess!

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THURSDAY ART IN ROCKEFELLER

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

Let your inner artist shine! Join other school-age children for art by the Park House. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. 

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TAI CHI

Esplanade Plaza South End Ave. & Liberty Street, New York, NY

Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures. An ideal choice for participants of all ages. No program 5/27, 7/1, 9/2, and 10/7

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.

SUNSET SINGING CIRCLE – Cancelled

Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York, NY

Singer/songwriter Terre Roche leads this weekly singing program with the beautiful backdrop of the setting sun in NY Harbor. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned crooner, the singing circle is perfect for mellow melodies and healthy harmonizing. No program on 5/27.

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DRAWING IN THE PARK

South Cove

Paint in watercolor or use pastels and other drawing materials to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape of South Cove. An artist/educator will help participants of all levels with instruction and critique. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media. No program 5/28, 6/18, 7/2, 9/3,10/8.

GO FISH! BATTERY PARK CITY’S CELEBRATION OF LIFE IN THE HUDSON ESTUARY

Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York, NY

Join experienced anglers for catch-and-release fishing and learn about life in the Hudson River. Help observe and identify the fish we catch, enabling us to share valuable data with research groups who monitor the health of our local waters. The day also includes an art project and a nature walk. Plus: don’t miss a live performance of the hit internet show Sing with Suzi featuring Suzi Shelton and special guest The Culture Queen. 

SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM FAMILY PROGRAMS: MAYA LIN: ARCHITECT OF LIGHT AND LINES.

The Skyscraper Museum 39 Battery Place, New York

The American architect and sculptor Maya Lin became famous when her anonymous entry won the competition to design the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. Continuing the Young Architects Series, learn more about Maya through a read-aloud of Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines by Jeanne Walker Harvey. Then create collages of your own, envisioning landscapes that you would want to design someday.
Ages 7+. RSVP required.
Presented by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with Battery Park City Authority