UPCOMING EVENTS

06.22.20: Our playgrounds have reopened! Please remember to wear your mask at the park whenever you are in close proximity to other people. Thank you.

05.04.20: The NYC Parks Department has begun work on our lawn this week, and it will be closed for several weeks. The garden paths in the park will remain open during this time.

Please visit NYC Parks for the latest updates. Stay safe, everyone. We hope to see you in the park again soon!

___________________

It’s My Park Day


04.03.20: This event has been postponed. Please check back for our new date.

___________________

2020 Concert Series


Live music in the park… Thursdays, 5:30pm!

June 4: Rolie Polie Guacamole
June 11: Jonny Hirsch Band
June 18: Astrograss

___________________

Ladybug Day 2020


Saturday, June 13
11am – 12pm

Help us release ladybugs to help keep our park green and healthy!

___________________

Washington Market ART

The Friends of Washington Market Park is pleased to announce the launch of Washington Market ART. Through this program, Friends invites local artists to create art in select locations within Washington Market Park. The art is intended to be enjoyed by our community and help ensure that the park remains a dynamic, attractive and educational keystone of Tribeca.

The Court Mural

The Court Mural at Washington Market Park

The Court Mural at Washington Market Park features original, rotating art installations on the 90-foot-wall of the Chambers Street basketball court. World-renowned contemporary artist Todd James is the first artist to paint The Court Mural. His work will be on display until the next project is selected by BMCC.

Todd James is an American painter and a member of a generation of self-taught artists who have influenced popular culture on every level. James is the co-creator of Street Market, a major work of the post-graffiti movement that was selected for the 2001 Venice Biennale. In 2011, a re-creation of this work was the central installation of the LA MOCA’s “Art in the Street” exhibition. Solo shows include Gering/Lopez in New York, Colette in Paris, Lazarides in London, Nanzuka in Tokyo and V1 in Copenhagen. James has exhibited his work at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia and the Tate Museum in Liverpool. Most recently his work was exhibited in “Bridges of Graffiti” included in the 2015 Venice Biennale. Several monographs of his work have been published. James lives in New York City.

The Friends of Washington Market Park would like to thank BMCC and the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, whose shared enthusiasm and sanctioning made this project possible.

Enjoy Washington Market ART and see you in the park!

 

The Court Mural 1

The Court Mural 2



Hear the latest!