blog Archives for November 2011

November 8, 2011 | Comments: 0

Cub Scouts Service

With Veterans Day less than a week away, Cub Scout Pack 526 came to Madison Square Park to do community service and pay tribute. Last Saturday the Cub Scouts spent their day cleaning the Eternal Light Memorial Flagpole in Madison Square Park. The Eternal Light Flagpole was erected on November 11, 1923 to honor the… Read more

November 4, 2011 | Comments: 0

MSP Impacts Public Art

Sarah Douglas from the The Art Newspaper shares the chronological progression and popularity of outdoor art in her article The Outsiders. The Art Newspaper “The Outsiders,” by Sarah Douglas November 2011 One of those is Madison Square Park, in Midtown, an example of how edgy public art has contributed to urban renewal. Debbie Landau, head… Read more

November 3, 2011 | Comments: 0

Gardener Steph: Science of Autumn

As the days get shorter and the nights grow longer, people start dreading the coming of winter and the possibility of not experiencing much daylight during the work week.  Deciduous plants are also affected by the length of darkness each day. When nights are long enough, an added layer of cells form between the leaves… Read more

November 1, 2011 | Comments: 0

Q and A with Alison Saar in Whitewall Magazine

Twyla Shelmire from Whitewall Magazine sits down with Mad. Sq. Art’s latest artist Alison Saar to discuss her newest installation “Feallan and Fallow”. Whitewall Magazine “Alison Saar: Feallan and Fallow” by Twyla Shelmire October 17, 2011 Alison Saar’s installation, “Feallan and Fallow” may be seen daily in Madison Square Park now through December 31. Four… Read more