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 »
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 »
As shown on the event website: Join the Madison Square Park Conservancy in celebrating the holidays as they honor over 100 years of holiday tree tradition in Madison Square Park. The countdown to the illumination of the Tree of Light begins at 5 p.m. Free activities include horticultural instruction with Gardener Steph and Reading Rangers story time. Holiday treats will be provided by Hill Country Chicken and SD26 Restaurant and Wine Bar. Festive performances provided by Audra Rox and more.Find out more »
William D’Andrea studies global climate change, looking not only at current anthropogenic changes, but also historical changes. He will talk on how climate history can be constructed looking at core samples from lake sediments in Greenland and Norway. The event is included in museum admission.Find out more »
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks.
This time of year is perfect to spot migrating birds and waterfowl which will call our parks home for the winter. Wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age.Find out more »