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Art in the Gardens

Art in the Gardens is a program seeking to cultivate collaborative relationships and partnerships between local artists and community gardeners for the creation of a wide range of art works. Murals, sculptures, film screenings, performances, experimental art, music, and poetry all have a place inside community gardens.

If your garden is interested in hosting a public art piece or you would like more information about the Art in the Gardens program, please reach out to GreenThumb’s Project Planner, Ariana Arancibia, at Ariana.Arancibia@parks.nyc.gov.

November 2018 - Art in the Gardens - Know Waste Lands

About the Garden: Know Waste Lands is a community compost site and wildlife garden in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The garden is a space for neighborhood social and ecological action towards community envisioned solutions to the challenges faced by local residents. Through sustainable practices and habitat restoration, Know Waste Lands grows community, “creating a garden where human and non-human interactions are based on…

 

October 2018 - Art in the Gardens - Howard Garden

Howard Garden, a community garden in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn, has been a place for the residents of Howard Avenue to come together to listen to poetry readings and take in the interesting sights the garden has the offer.  From a wooden train that doubles as a playset for children to the drawings and paintings lighthouses, Howard Garden invites people are all ages to explore its art.    In…