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Spring Break in Prospect Park

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Spring Break in Prospect Park

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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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Admission

Free, RSVP

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Bartel-Pritchard Square

Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square

Wednesday, November 15 , 9 am – 3 pm, 2016

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved market, occuring every Sunday and Wednesday, is where South Slope and Windsor Terrace residents stock up on locally grown staples. The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers, to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods. For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit GrowNYC.

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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 daily through February 10, 2019.

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 Fall 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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