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Global Gardens and the Age of Discovery

In the 18th- and 19th-century, scientific fervor and intellectual curiosity resulted in many voyages of discovery by European nations. Naturalists, zoologists, and gardener-botanists accompanied colonial [Read More]

Public Art & Contemporary Narratives

Join this year’s Mad. Sq. Artist Krzysztof Wodiczko and Brooke Kamin Rapaport, Deputy Director and Martin Friedman Chief Curator, on Tuesday, July 14 from 2 – [Read More]

Summer Hydrangeas 

Summer is here and so is our extensive collection of hydrangeas. At Madison Square Park, there are over 300 individual hydrangea plants, most of them [Read More]

Black Lives Matter and A Response in Public Art

A Conversation with artist Jammie Holmes & Dr. Seph Rodney of Hyperallergic Join us for a conversation on Tuesday, June 30 from 11 AM – [Read More]

Updates About the Park

Get the latest Park news and updates by following us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. To receive the most up-to-date information on city-wide parks, visit NYC Department of Parks.   [Read More]

Park Pollinators 2020

Over thousands of years, pollinators found in Madison Square Park have coevolved with regional plants to transfer pollen between male and female flower parts. In [Read More]

Meet the Trees: Horse Chestnut

Aesculus hippocastanum, the horse chestnut, is a large deciduous tree native to the Balkans Peninsula. These trees, when mature, can grow to be between 50 [Read More]

Summer Birds in the Park 2020

As a managed green space, Madison Square Park is a vital source of food and shelter for native and migrating fauna throughout the year. This [Read More]

Summer Global Gardens

Our Green Team is back in the Park to bring you an exciting display of summer blooms. Featuring plants native to different continents around the [Read More]

Summer Wildlife in the Park

As a managed green space, Madison Square Park is a vital source of food and shelter for native and migrating fauna throughout the year. This [Read More]