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Monday, February 19, 2018
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Presidents Week in Prospec...

Join Prospect Park Alliance during Presidents Week for family-friendly programs...

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Monday, February 19, 2018
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Friday, February 23, 2018
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Presidents Week in Prospec...

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Saturday, February 24, 2018
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Introduction to Birdwatching

Join Prospect Park Alliance for  a birdwatching walk  and learn...

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Sunday, February 25, 2018
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Third Annual Lakeside Open

Figure skaters of all ages and skill levels are invited...

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Monday, February 26, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view July 13 through September 2018

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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Grand Army Plaza

Art in the Parks: Evening Artist Walk with Fitzhugh Karol

Wednesday, November 15 , 5:30 pm – 7 pm, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks in celebrating the Park’s new public sculpture exhibition by Fitzhugh Karol. Enjoy an artist walk through the Park and hear from Karol himself about the concepts behind the pieces. The two sculptures, titled “Searches” and “Reaches” are part of NYC Parks Art in the Parks program and will be on display through Spring 2018.

Meet the artist at 5 pm at Grand Army Plaza. The walking tour will begin promptly at 5:30 and will end at Bartel-Pritchard Square.

Dress warmly, hot cider provided.

About the Artist:
Fitzhugh Baylies Karol is a Brooklyn-based sculptor and designer interested in the integration of sculpture within landscape and architecture. Fitzhugh’s large outdoor sculptures and public works will be exhibited in three New York City Parks this year. He has previously exhibited at the Bartow-Pell Museum, Socrates Sculpture Park, The LongHouse Reserve, Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, and The Aidron Duckworth Museum.

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Brooklyn Historical Society

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

All Day, Wednesday, November 15, 2017

On view July 13 through September 2018

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park, Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance present an exhibition that celebrates the founding vision of the Park, traces its social and historical trajectories, and examines the important role that Prospect Park has played as “Brooklyn’s Backyard” for 150 years. 

The Brooklyn Historical Society is closed on major holidays. 

Visit the Brooklyn Historical Society website for hours of operation.

Bartel-Pritchard Square, Grand Army Plaza

Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

All Day, Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks presents a public sculpture exhibition by artist Fitzhugh Karol through the NYC Parks Art in the Parks program. Two sculptures of colorful intersecting steel shapes reference familiar silhouettes of stairs and hillsides. Their abstract and playful shapes invite interaction and are a reminder of man’s imprint on the landscape. The two sculptures, titled “Searches” and “Reaches,” will be on display through Spring 2018.

About the Artist:
Fitzhugh Baylies Karol is a Brooklyn-based sculptor and designer interested in the integration of sculpture within landscape and architecture. Fitzhugh’s large outdoor sculptures and public works were be exhibited in three New York City parks in 2017. He has previously exhibited at the Bartow-Pell Museum, Socrates Sculpture Park, The LongHouse Reserve, Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, and The Aidron Duckworth Museum.

Admission

Free

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