Mad. Sq. Art

Public art has the ability to inspire, provoke, and challenge people. Since 2004, our program of commissioned public sculpture has worked with distinguished artists to realize outdoor work that complements and enhances the environment. These projects are free to the public and have made Madison Square Park a renowned cultural destination.

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A Conversation with Three Art World Neighbors: Anticipating the Future

Join us for a conversation on Tuesday, September 15 from 11 AM – Noon (ET) with Madison Square Park neighbors Fairfax Dorn, Bil Ehrlich, and Florence Lynch as they discuss the future of the art world and the impact [Read More]

Maya Lin Focuses on Consequences of Climate Change in New Commission For Madison Square Park Conservancy On View June 7, 2021 – November 28, 2021

Ghost Forest Will Create Grove of Spectral Trees within Park’s Verdant Landscape, Building on Lin’s History of Environmentalism within her Artistic Practice New York, NY [Read More]

A Virtual Tour: Leonardo Drew’s City in the Grass

Join us for a virtual tour Tuesday, August 18 from 11 AM – Noon (ET) with artist Leonardo Drew and Linda Dougherty, Chief Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art, North Carolina Museum of Art as [Read More]

Past Exhibitions View all

City in the Grass

Leonardo Drew

Full Steam Ahead

Arlene Shechet