Paths to Pier 42 Summer Launch is Tomorrow

Posted on: July 19th, 2013 at 12:27 pm by
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[Photo: LMCC]Waterfront Park Day at Pier 42 this past May was but an introduction to the interim use planned for the park ahead of redevelopment. Indeed, after months of planning and red tape, the programming component of the Paths to Pier 42 initiative is set to launch tomorrow. Participating artists include Chat Travieso, Interboro Partners, Jennifer Wen Ma, and Mary Mattingly. Meantime, hours of operation are dawn to dusk.

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[Photo: LMCCBelow are the vitals:

PATHS TO PIER 42
SUMMER LAUNCH CELEBRATION
JULY 20, 12-4PM
A CITY OF WATER DAY NEIGHBORHOOD EVENT

LEARN!
Learn about the new public space and how the community has been involved in creating it. Also learn about river ecology at a fishing clinic

EXPLORE!
Explore art, go on a walking tour, help plant a garden, and learn about river ecology.

MEET!
Meet the artists and designers who collaborated with local organizations to develop the creative installations.

TASTE!
Pack a picnic! Or taste offerings from local food trucks.

PATHS TO PIER 42 IS A SERIES OF ART, EDUCATIONAL, AND DESIGN INSTALLATIONS AND PUBLIC EVENTS ALONG THE EAST RIVER WATERFRONT THIS SUMMER

WHERE:
Pier 42 is located along the East River between the Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges. The temporary park site is on the south side of the FDR Drive with entrances from the East River Greenway at Montgomery Street and through Corlears Hook Park at Cherry Street. The nearest subway station is the F train at East Broadway.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:
Nanna Debois Buhl, Chat Travieso, Interboro Partners, Jennifer Wen Ma, Mary Mattingly

SITE DESIGN:
dlandstudio
Leroy Street Studio (LSS)

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