Step into an annual tradition where G-scale model trains zip around landmark replicas in the Haupt Conservatory, humming along a quarter-mile of track through a city in miniature. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—only at NYBG!Find out more »
Washed Up is an ongoing project by Mexican-born, New York-based artist Alejandro Durán that addresses the issue of plastic pollution making its way across the ocean and onto the shores of Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve.
Come see how this Alejandro Durán addresses these issues through art!Find out more »
In 2030, the world’s population will be a staggering eight billion people. Of these, two-thirds will live in cities. Most will be poor. With limited resources, this uneven growth will be one of the greatest challenges faced by societies across the globe.
To engage this international debate, Uneven Growth brings together six interdisciplinary teams of researchers and practitioners to examine new architectural possibilities for six global metropolises.Find out more »
Divestment has been a growing area of concern as universities and investors grapple with the ethical implications of fossil fuel stocks. A panel of professors from the Earth Institute and the Law School, along with financial executives will address whether divestment is consistent with fiduciary responsibilities of investment firms, and if so, what effect it has on corporate social behavior. REGISTRATION REQUIREDFind out more »
TimeOut NYC: Thomas Scheibitz has been a dependable presence in New York galleries since the ’90s, and his neomodernist approach has been just as reliable. His latest paintings and sculptures are business as usual, offering schematic lines and forms binding a deft puree of references to early-20th-century art.Find out more »
The devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012 highlighted the vulnerability of urban coastal areas to the effects of catastrophic storms and climate change. Coastal communities must adapt planning strategies to mitigate the increasing risk posed by these natural hazards. Come listen to leading experts working on these issues at an exciting presentation and panel discussion at the Center for Architecture.Find out more »
Join Added Value, the Red Hook Community Farm in Brooklyn to compost weekly on Fridays from 9:00am to noon and Saturdays from 10:30am to 1:00pm. “Added Value is a non-profit organization promoting the sustainable development of Red Hook by nurturing a new generation of young leaders. We work towards this goal by creating opportunities for the youth of South Brooklyn to expand their knowledge base, develop new skills and positively engage with their community through the operation of a socially responsible urban farming…Find out more »
32nd Annual Holiday wreath exhibit at the Arsenal Gallery in Central Park. This free event runs from Decemeber 5th, 2014 to January 9th, 2015, open weekdays from 9am to 5pm. Great for all ages.Find out more »
Come to the Poe Visitor Center for a free weekly Tai Chi class on Fridays unitl December 26th, 2014. Learn the correct Tai Chi movements and walking and breathing techniques, with a professional Tai Chi instructor.Find out more »
Arthur Lerner-Lam is a seismologist at the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He will talk about his research on explosions and earthquakes, and what they can tell us about the Earth’s Upper Mantle and Crust. He will focus on geographic regions included in the photos of the Salgado exhibit. The event is included in museum admission.Find out more »