a variety of pressed flowers in purples, reds, and oranges

Vanishing Art: A Living Gallery

Various Dates

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.

Floral Art

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.

Man wearing elaborate white floral headpiece, with various size flowers and some smaller darker flowers in the edges. Sitting against a stark grey background.

Poetry Readings

June 17, 18, & 19; July 23, & August 20
12–3 p.m.

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

a person in long dark hair holding their palms up in front of a microphone