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June 10, 2014

Celebrate Flatiron Chefs! July 15, 2014!

Madison Square Park hosts its 10th annual summertime party, Celebrate Flatiron Chefs!, on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. This one-of-a-kind, outdoor tasting celebration features gastronomic treats from top restaurants and respected chefs from the vibrant Flatiron district and beyond, providing a rare opportunity for our guests to interact with some of the hottest names in the… Read more

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July 9, 2012

Mad. Sq. Art Announces New Martin Friedman Curator

NY Observer raises a Shake Shack Shake to Mad. Sq. Art’s inaugural Martin Friedman Curator, Adam Glick! Adam D. Glick Image courtesy of Taylor Wallick   Raise a Shake Shack Shake to Adam Glick, Madison Square Park’s New  Curator By Sarah Douglas In March, the Madison Square Park Conservancy’s public art program announced that it had… Read more

March 7, 2011

Kota Ezawa: City of Nature

Video stills courtesy of the artist Kota Ezawa is a German-born, San Fransisco-based video artist and illustrator who creates simple, graphic illustrations over film footage to produce short, witty narrative videos. City of Nature, Ezawa’s original video commission for Mad. Sq. Art,  weaves together excerpts from  popular films, ranging from Fitzcarraldo to Twin Peaks in which nature  is… Read more

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July 9, 2015

Dia de Reyes

Dia de Reyes: Afro Cuban Dance Workshop & Performance Workshop and Performance Schedule Saturday, July 18, 2015 Madison Square Park 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10010 Rain or shine. No preparation or RSVP needed! Workshops and performance are free and open to the public. 12:00PM to 1:00PM Workshops Global Rhythms artists present six… Read more

February 19, 2015

Paula Hayes

PAULA HAYES GAZING GLOBES FEBRUARY 19, 2015 — APRIL 19, 2015 Gazing Globes, artist Paula Hayes’s first outdoor sculpture exhibition in New York City, is currently on view at the West Gravel area of the park. The work features eighteen transparent polycarbonate spheres that hold the remnants of contemporary culture, including up-cycled radio parts, industrial… Read more

January 30, 2015

Milk Bar Comes to Mad. Sq. Park

MILK BAR’S CHRISTINA TOSI PARTNERS WITH MADISON SQUARE PARK CONSERVANCY TO OPEN POP-UP FOR A LIMITED-TIME Cozy outpost will offer warm drinks exclusive to location starting this weekend Milk Bar, the New York City-based dessert branch of the Momofuku restaurant group founded by Christina Tosi, partners with Madison Square Park Conservancy to open its first… Read more

September 17, 2014

Fall Kids Fest Welcomes Families for a Free Day of Fun

FREE OUTDOOR FESTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AT MADISON SQUARE PARK ON OCTOBER 18 New York, NY | September 17, 2014— Madison Square Park Conservancy today announced Fall Kids Fest2014, a day of free outdoor fun for children taking place in Madison Square Park on Saturday, October 18 from 11am-2pm. Fall Kids Fest will feature various festival… Read more

August 27, 2014

The Last Days of Folly

Madison Square Park Announces Rachel Feinstein’s The Last Days of Folly Performance Festival View the schedule of performances here.   August 27, 2014 (NEW YORK) –  Madison Square Park Conservancy today announced that Rachel Feinstein’s Folly, three large-scale aluminum sculptures inspired by the artist-designed sets of the Ballets Russes, the improvisational spirit of the Commedia dell’Arte, and… Read more

August 14, 2014

Mad. Sq. Reads 7th Season!

Madison Square Park Conservancy and NeueHouse are pleased to announce the seventh season of Mad. Sq. Reads, a free literary series held on the steps of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Farragut Monument in the northern end of Madison Square Park. The series will run from September 4th through October 9th from 6:30-7:30pm.  Co-curated by NeueHouse, the events will… Read more

August 5, 2014

Mad. Sq. Music: The Studio Series 2014

MADISON SQUARE PARK HOSTS FREE FOLK, BLUES, AND AMERICANA IN THE PARK 2014 MAD. SQ. MUSIC: THE STUDIO SERIES LINEUP ANNOUNCED SATURDAYS, SEPTEMBER 13-OCTOBER 4, 3-5PM New York, NY | August 5, 2014—Madison Square Park Conservancy announces the 2014 Mad. Sq. Music: The Studio Series, which promotes American music through free, live performances on Saturday… Read more

July 25, 2014

Mad. Sq. Art: Fall & Winter Exhibitions

MADISON SQUARE PARK CONSERVANCY’S MAD. SQ. ART  ANNOUNCES FALL AND WINTER EXHIBITIONS FEATURING COMMISSIONED  WORKS BY TONY CRAGG AND PAULA HAYES TONY CRAGG WALKS OF LIFE   SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 – FEBRUARY 8, 2015 PAULA HAYES GAZING GLOBES FEBRUARY 19, 2015 – APRIL 19, 2015 NEW YORK, July 24, 2014—Mad. Sq. Art, the free, contemporary art program of… Read more

June 3, 2014

10 YEARS OF CELEBRATE FLATIRON CHEFS!

Famed neighborhood restaurants, Cheflebrities, and artisanal beverage purveyors descend on Madison Square Park in support of public green space. New York, NY (June 3, 2014) — Celebrate Flatiron Chefs!, hosted by the Madison Square Park Conservancy, is the highly anticipated annual gathering of beloved restaurants, well-respected chefs, and artisanal drink purveyors from the Flatiron district… Read more

May 2, 2014

Oval Lawn Series Begins June 18!

FREE, ECLECTIC, LIVE MUSIC THIS SUMMER IN THE PARK Free Outdoor Concerts on Wednesday Evenings from June 18 to August 6 New York, NY | May 2, 2014—Madison Square Park Conservancy announces the lineup for the twelfth season of Mad. Sq. Music: Oval Lawn Series, which presents award-winning performers in a range of genres for… Read more