Vanishing Art: A Living Gallery
12 p.m. | At the Garden
Join us for interactive demonstrations from chalk art to improvisational performance! You’ll find artistic pop-ups across Garden grounds that focus on sustainability in art and art that leaves minimal traces on the environment.
Pop-Up Chalk Designs
May 27 & 28; June 3, 24, & 25; July 1, 2, 15, 16; August 5, 6, 26, & 27; September 2, 3, & 4
Keep an eye out for botanical images that emerge across the Garden’s landscape – this time through the lens of chalk artists Ben Young III.
Ben Young is a freelance artist, Urban Park Ranger, and music educator. He uses his art skills to help people advertise, celebrate special moments, and enjoy the beauty of the natural world. See more of his work on his website or find him on social media @chalkartnyc.
June 10, 2–5 p.m.; July 29 & 30, 12–3 p.m.
Drawing from the natural world, Joshua Werber’s work is an exploration of emotion through the act of creation. His work is driven by a desire to create unique pieces and environments through which the participant can experience transformation. His work has been featured in T Magazine, Vogue, Elle India, The New York Times, and The New York Post. Learn more from Joshua in his NYBG classes.
June 17, 18, & 19; July 23, & August 20
Join us for a special reading from youth poets and their mentors at Urban Word! Readings will include pieces from celebrated poets who have engaged with the artistic work of NYBG’s summer 2023 exhibition artist, Ebony G. Patterson.
Image by Urban World