Image: Bensonhurst Gardens (2012) © Francesco Simeti, NYCT 18th Avenue Station. Commissioned by MTA
Utopian Brooklyn Subway art tourThe Old Stone House (Washington Park, 336 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY) Map it
Saturday, November 2, 1-3pm, FREE
Tour starts in Brooklyn near OSH (RSVP to find out exact location) Bring an unlimited Metrocard, and expect some walking and stair-climbing.
RSVP required (20 people max).
In conjunction with the exhibition "Brooklyn Utopias: In TRANSITion" exploring artists' visions for public transit, MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design leads this unique tour to visit some of Brooklyn’s newest public artwork. Join Deputy Director Amy Hausmann and special guest artists to explore site-specific works installed throughout Brooklyn from Atlantic Avenue to Coney Island including works by Allan and Ellen Wexler, George Trakas, Owen Smith, Francesco Simeti, Portia Munson, Dan Zeller, Christopher Russell, Xin Song, Amy Cheng, Odili Odita and more. Brooklyn Utopias curator Katherine Gressel also will give a brief intro to the exhibition at the Old Stone House, with the option to visit after the tour.