It has been an exciting few weeks for the Upstream Art Trail. Our Boosted crowdfunding campaign exceeded its target thanks to the support of our wonderfully generous donors, and we can now reveal the 2017 exhibiting artists! The theme for the upcoming Art Trail is “structure” and the proposed works respond to this theme in delightful and unexpected ways. We…
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November Working Bee – Sunday 27
Come and join us for the last official working bee of 2016! When: Sunday November 27, 10am-12pm Where: meet at the “jetty”, 2 minutes walk upstream from the main Central Park gates Bring: gardening gloves if you have them. Morning tea will be provided!
The Upstream Art Trail needs your support!
Preparations for the next Upstream Art Trail are underway and we need your help to make it as successful as the inaugural event in 2015! The temporary art exhibition will be open to the public from March 2-5 2017 and will showcase the work of 15 emerging artists and designers in the beautiful surrounds of Central Park. Thanks to generous support from…
Next working bee: Sunday October 30th
Come and join the Upstream team for our October working bee! When: Sunday 30th October, 10am – 12pm Where: Meet at the jetty area (2 minutes walk upstream from the main Central Park gates) Bring: gardening gloves if you have them – other equipment and morning tea will be provided!
September working bee – join us!
The next Upstream working bee is coming up on Sunday the 25th of September. Join us from 10am-12pm and help to keep Central Park looking beautiful! Meet by the ‘jetty’ – 3 minutes walk upstream from the main park entrance.
The Upstream Art Trail submission deadline has been extended!
There is still time to submit your proposal for the next Upstream Art Trail. If you are an emerging artist or designer who wants to showcase your work and talent in Brooklyn’s Central Park – we want to hear from you! The deadline for submissions has been extended and artist proposals will now be accepted up until: 5pm, Friday 7 October 2016. For…
Next Working Bee- Sunday 28th August
Join us for our next working bee in Central Park! When: Sunday 28th August 10am-12pm Where: Meet by the ‘jetty’ – 2 minutes walk upstream from the main Central Park gates All welcome to attend. We provide hot coffee and morning tea at 11am!
July working bees: Sun 17th and Sun 31st
This month we are holding an additional working bee on Sunday the 17th of July as we have lots of lovely trees that need planting. The working bee on the last Sunday of the month will proceed as usual. Come and join us for one or both! When: Sunday 17th of July 10am-12pm and Sunday 31st July 10am-12pm Where: Brooklyn’s Central Park…
Artist Gabby O’Connor has a new exhibition: Studio Antartica
Wellington artist (and Upstream Art Trail collaborator) Gabby O’Connor has an exciting new exhibition! Studio Antartica opened at Pataka Art + Museum in Porirua last Sunday and runs until the 18th of September. The installation was inspired by Gabby’s 2015 trip to Antartica where she spent several weeks making and researching her art in a shipping container laboratory on the ice.…
June Working Bee
Our next Central Park working bee will take place on Sunday 26th June from 10am-12pm. If you’re interested in joining us meet at the Central Park “jetty” at 10am. All welcome!