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Drawing in the Park

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Drawing in the Park

Paint in watercolor or use pastels, chalk, and charcoal to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape of Wagner Park. An artist/educator will help participants of all levels with instruction and critique. Materials provided. Only for adults ages 18 and older.

Embroidery + Beading Workshop

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Embroidery + Beading Workshop

This very creative workshop will be led by a real embroidery master: Huma has been hand stitching as a hobby since she was 6 years old! You will be encouraged to let yourself loose while turning your dress, shirt, jacket or coat into a work of art. Please bring your own article of clothing you wish to transform. Needles, frames and all haberdasheries such as beads, sequins and yarns from our archives will be provided.

Sunken City: a NYC Climate Change Escape Room

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Sunken City: a NYC Climate Change Escape Room

Collective and Clue Chase NYC have partnered up to bring a climate themed escape room, Sunken City, to debut at the House of Solutions as part of Human Impacts Institute's artist-in-residence program on Governor’s Island. It will challenge visitors to work as a team to unravel clues and puzzles based on sustainable initiatives currently being implemented across the city. Set in a dystopian future NYC affected by climate change, teams will solve puzzles about possible climate solutions to prevent future calamity.

Cartographies of the Mind

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Cartographies of the Mind

Join us for the "Cartographies of the Mind" installation. "Cartographies of the Mind" is a participatory installation which visualizes the brain waves of viewers as they contemplate climate change, pollution, and their relationship to planet Earth. As the viewer's brain waves reflect thought patterns over a changing aesthetic spectrum, they become the agent for the creation of the art experience, revealing the multi-layered internal compositions of the landscape of the mind.

Group Run: Climate Week NYC Plogging

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Group Run: Climate Week NYC Plogging

Help us celebrate Climate Week NYC by joining a group leaving from the NYRR RUNCENTER to go plogging, a combination of jogging and picking up litter. We will take on the NYC streets and parks to make New York City cleaner and celebrate Earth! NYRR will provided gloves and bags.

Greenpoint Parks 5K Run-Around

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Greenpoint Parks 5K Run-Around

Beginning at the beloved McCarren Park, this family-friendly fun run culminates at the 4th annual Kingsland Wildflower Rooftop Festival. The run marks the start of Climate Week NYC and seeks to bring attention to environmental issues here in North Brooklyn and across the world: the 5K course is mapped to traverse two waterways - the East River and Newtown Creek - and feature eight local green spaces: McCarren Park, Bushwick Inlet Park, American Playground, Transmitter Park, Greenpoint Playground, Newtown Barge Park, Newtown Creek Nature Walk, and Kingsland Wildflowers.

Building Sustainable Tourism Together

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Building Sustainable Tourism Together

This fall, the world’s leading minds on climate action will come together for Climate Week NYC. On September 27, the Javits Center will become The Nest, hosting a series of conferences dedicated to cutting-edge sustainable practices for the tourism and transportation industries.

Climate Change Arts Exchange

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Climate Change Arts Exchange

Artists Inspiring Action: Climate Change Arts Exchange

Join Baba Brinkman, rap artist and science communicator, as he hosts an afternoon of multimedia performances addressing climate change, culminating with Interpreting Nature, a conversation between NYBG’s first composer-in-residence, Angélica Negrón, and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author and scientist, David Haskell.

Included with All-Garden Pass Admission.

Learn more at https://www.nybg.org/event/artists-inspiring-action/