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 »
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center presents Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication.Find out more »
More and more firms are adopting natural capital accounting to deliver enhanced insights for risk management, sustainable product strategies, and stakeholder communications – and financial institutions are beginning to incorporate natural capital metrics in their own decision making.
Expert speakers will explain the concepts behind natural capital accounting and share their insights into how natural capital accounting can drive sustainable decision makingand how is it being applied in practice.What types of decisions can it inform? And what does it take to get started?
Hear from expert presenters on the topic, and join in the discussion!Find out more »
Come learn about sustainable food systems from Joel F. Salatin, an American farmer, lecturer, and author whose books include Folks, This Ain’t Normal; You Can Farm; and Salad Bar Beef.Find out more »
The Gaits: A High Line Soundwalk is a free, downloadable smartphone application that features a score of electric guitar chords, zen gongs, and more composed by Lainie Fefferman, Jascha Narveson, and Cameron Britt. As participants walk along the High Line, footsteps are turned into twinkling metallic sounds, electric guitar chords, dulcimer notes, water splashes, car horns, and applause.
To join the fun, download the iPhone or Android application and arrive promptly at 5:00 PM. The walk begins on street level below the High Line at Gansevoort and Washington Streets, moves through the park, and ends at West 30th Street.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.Find out more »
On December 29, 2014, Brooklyn Brainery is presenting a class on NYC’s supply chain via freight shipping. The course will be taught by Inna Guzenfeld, a planner and urban historian trained at Pratt Institute.Find out more »