Arsenal Archives - Central Park

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition Opening: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases works in fiber that explore diverse themes of culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons. Contemporary artists merge techniques of quilting, applique, mixed media, screening, fabric collage, and fiber fusion to tell stories and present abstract imagery in textile art. The exhibition features the works of Michael A. Cummings, Shimoda Emanuel, Ife Felix, Laura R. Gadson, Jacqueline Johnson, Jackquelynn Jones, Dindga McCannon, Lisa Shepard Stewart, and 2016 Teen Curators of The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Curated by Harlem Needle Arts with support from NYC Parks’ Ebony Society.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Location

Arsenal in Central Park
830 Fifth Avenue
Manhattan

Directions to this location
Location Details:
The gallery is located on the third floor.

Cost

Free

Event Organizer

Art & Antiquities, Harlem Needle Arts, NYC Parks Ebony Society

Contact Number

(212) 360-8163

Contact Email

artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

582b71aaaa6eeCelebrate the holiday season with the 34th annual exhibition of inventive, unconventional wreaths crafted by a diverse selection of more than 40 fine artists, designers, and other creative contributors. Enlivening this timeless holiday symbol, the participating artists employ a variety of unusual materials like beer cans, eyeglasses, kitchen utensils, and gardening tools to examine themes ranging from climate change to family heritage. This exhibition is an imaginative and fun way to experience the holiday season.

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

Every weekday between 12/7/2016 and 1/5/2017 .

This event is free and open to the public.

Location

Arsenal in Central Park
830 Fifth Avenue
Manhattan

Directions to this location
Location Details:
Third floor gallery

Cost

Free

Event Organizer

Art & Antiquities

Contact Number

(212) 360-8114

Contact Email

artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 33rd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.  A diverse selection of 50 fine artists, designers, and other spirited contributors enliven this ageless holiday symbol.  Venetian blinds, surge protectors, Q-tips, forged steel and lost winter gloves are among the many varied materials used to examine diverse themes ranging from jellyfish overpopulation to the upcoming presidential election.  This exhibition is an imaginative and enjoyable experience this holiday season.

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

This event repeats every weekday between 12/4/2015 and 1/7/2016.

This event is free and open to the public.

Location – Arsenal in Central Park Accessible

830 Fifth Avenue
Manhattan

Directions to this location

Location Details:  Third floor gallery

Cost – Free

Event Organizer – Art & Antiquities

Contact Number – (212) 360-8163

Contact Email

artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov

Wreath Interpretations at the Central Park Arsenal

 NYC Parks offers a truly original celebration of the the holiday season with its 31st annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths at the Central Park Arsenal. A diverse selection of 46 fine artists, horticulturalists, designers, and other spirited contributors enliven this ageless holiday symbol. Materials such as neck ties, rat traps, acorns, and recycled plastic bags are used to examine themes as diverse as zombie apocalypses to water conservation. This exhibition is sure to be an imaginative and enjoyable experience this year’s holiday season.

This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

This event repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 12/5/2013 and 1/9/2014.


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