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Sunday, January 20, 2019
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Winter Zoo Wonderland

Every weekend, explore the Prospect Park Zoo's wintery outdoor...
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Sunday, January 20, 2019
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Winter Zoo Wonderland

Every weekend, explore the Prospect Park Zoo's wintery outdoor...
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Monday, January 21, 2019
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Martin Luther King Jr Day

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family-friendly programming on Martin Luther...
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view daily through February 10, 2019. In celebration of...
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view daily through February 10, 2019. In celebration of...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view daily through February 10, 2019. In celebration of...
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Friday, January 25, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view daily through February 10, 2019. In celebration of...
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Saturday, January 26, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, January 27, 2019
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Wedding Open House

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Sunday, January 27, for a...
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Monday, January 28, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

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Sunday, March 6, 2016
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Audubon Center

Early Morning Bird Walk: Gulls Galore

Sunday, March 6 , 8 am – 9 am, 2016

Think all gulls are the same?  Join the Prospect Park Alliance and take another look by exploring the Park’s nature trails and discover all the different species of gulls in the Park. Please note this tour leaves promptly at 8 am. Led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.

Admission

Free
Grand Army Plaza

Historic New York: Nature and Design

Sunday, March 6 , 1 pm – 2:30 pm, 2016

Join the Urban Park Rangers to discover the history behind Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted's vision that is Prospect Park. The program will focus on their seamless transition between the urban and the natural worlds within New York City. This tour will leave promptly at 1 pm from the arch at Grand Army Plaza.

Admission

Free

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Cherry Island, Anthony Goicolea
Terrace Bridge

Natural Disruptions

All Day, Sunday, March 6, 2016

The Prospect Park Alliance and ArtBridge have collaborated to transform 300 feet of construction fencing in Prospect Park into a large-scale, outdoor photo installation. Natural Disruptions features the work of two Brooklyn artists, Mark Dorf and Anthony Goicolea.

Through digital manipulation, Dorf and Goicolea slyly alter our understanding of nature. Goicolea’s landscapes are like snapshots from a playfully dark daydream. Dorf’s work questions the ways that science and the Internet define our relationship with nature.

The installation will cover construction fencing at the historic 1869 Wellhouse, one of Prospect Park’s oldest structures, which originally served as a pump house for the Park’s water supply. The Prospect Park Alliance is transforming the building into public restrooms featuring composting toilets—the first to be installed in a New York City park.

Natural Disruptions will be on view from September 30, 2015, through Summer 2016. In addition to the Wellhouse, the exhibition will continue along Wellhouse Drive at Terrace Bridge, adjacent to the Park’s new Sunday Smorgasburg event (which runs through October 11). The photo installation consists of more than 40 artworks, running 300 feet along Wellhouse Drive, and ranging from 6 to 8 feet high.

For a chance to win a limited edition print from this show, Instagram or Tweet an image of this exhibition with the hashtag #ArtInProspectPark. See rules.

Admission

Free

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