Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Tonight: Museum Mile Festival NYC

{Tonight is the one and only Museum Mile Festival in NYC!}
The festival is HUGE and amazing and a great opportunity for adults and children alike to get their fix of a ton of art, FREE!  Nine Museums total open their doors for free for a mile long block party celebrating art!  What could be better?!

Museum Mile welcomes its newest member, the Museum for African Art, slated to open in September 2011. Be sure to stop by their table at Fifth Avenue and 105th Street.

Here is a schedule of events taken from the Museum Mile website: 

On view: EL MUSEO’S BIENAL: The (S) Files opens to the public!
VOCES Y VISIONES: Signs, Systems and the City in El Museo del Barrio's Permanent Collection
Art-making activity: Create your own headdress
Photo booth: Citizen of El Barrio!


Performance: Capoeira and West African dance by Harlem’s Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing and Visual Arts, in conjunction with Museum for African Art.


Performance art: Artist Rafael Sánchez re-creates Papo Colo's 1977 piece Superman 51


Live music: Johnny Colón and his Orchestra


Sound Presentation: DJ Sonidero Potencia Latina

All evening:

On the street: Sidewalk chalk drawing
Plus: Superman 51 - artist running down mile
DJs Potencia Latina
Johnny Colón and his orchestra

{What a GREAT event, don't you just LOVE living in NYC?!}

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