The annual Open House New York weekend arrives this Saturday and Sunday. Across the city, administrators of many buildings and sites that are typically off limits to the public will swing open their doors. One can visit the Automated Vacuum Collection System that sucks up the garbage of Roosevelt Island residents, canoe the still-being-cleaned Gowanus Canal and tour the newly revitalized Fresh Kills landfill–once the world’s largest–in Staten Island.
Many spaces that are regularly open to the public organize special events to coincide with OHNY. And many spaces are rich with art offerings. Forthwith, our 11 picks for Open House events involving art. Read More