New York Public Library Centennial Celebration
Most of the events celebrating the centennial at this New York Institution are free. They include an interactive comics carousel, a magic show, building tours and a display of five foot tall replicas of the Library Lions made out of LEGOs by artist Nathan Sawaya.
locations throughout Long Island City, Queens
There are plenty of events and tours happening at this two-week long event.We recommend checking out the entire schedule, but don’t miss the Jack Elchenbaum LIC Studio Strolls on Sunday May 22.
Art + Technology
Elisa Contemporary Art Gallery
5622 Mosholu Avenue
Riverdale NY 10471
Turkish artist, Yasemin Kackar-Demirel, uses text and conversation from her Facebook page to develop her mixed media works. Other artists, including Kimber Berry also explore technology and social media through their own art.
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Alyson Schwartz is the author of the blog Ribbons of Thought, which features musings on topics from fashion to NYC living including fun activities, food and unique finds.