Howard Hughes Corporation® (HHC) today announced the Seaport Arts lineup for the Summer 2023 season.
The opening of the showcase El Camino: A Story of Migration Photo series, part of Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s River to River Festival, and Photoville 50 year old hip hop. Seaport Arts presents a variety of installations throughout the year, showcasing a curated selection of works designed to intrigue and inspire, from intricate outdoor sculptures to augmented reality digital art, and the Lower His It positions the Manhattan district as a destination for arts and culture.
June 9th, El Camino: A Story of Migration It will be the center of the seaport. Featuring an exhibition of photographs and stories by the multimedia and archival project Nuevayorkinos. El Camino: A Story of Migration It will be installed in the window gallery of Seaport’s Fulton Market Building on Front Street. This exhibition celebrates the stories of Caribbean and Latin American immigrants by depicting visual tales of the struggles and joys of finding new homes and communities in New York City. In partnership with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s annual River to River Festival, the way will be on display at Seaport from June 9 to June 30, 2023.
Also in June, there will be an exhibition at Photoville, a popular public photography festival. 50 year old hip hop Window at the corner of Fulton Street and Front Street by Janet Beckman. Known for his 80s hip-hop work, Beckman is an influential documentary artist looking to the cutting edge of urban culture. In honor of her 50th anniversary of hip hop in New York City, her work will be on display from her early June through her October.
Seaport also welcomes SuperRare, the leading marketplace for unique digital art, to a two-month pop-up at Pier 17’s 0x.17 gallery. A community-focused NFT gallery showcasing digital art work, SuperRare at the 0x .17 gallery will present four curated exhibitions of his work featuring the work of over 20 renowned digital artists. The exhibition offers a fascinating introduction to the various themes and concepts found in digital art. Visitors can enjoy the immersive works that adorn his 0x.17 gallery through the end of July.
From June 16th to July 2nd, NEW INC, the New Museum’s cultural incubator, will collaborate with Science Sandbox to explore the Heineken River at Pier 17 as part of NEW INC’s arts and technology festival DEMO2023. We will exhibit the Creative Science Showcase on the deck. Artists, researchers and scientists in NEW INC’s Creative Science Track look at the evolving relationships between the species that inhabit our planet and the impacts of the ongoing climate crisis. The showcase features outdoor sculptures, augmented reality videos, lighting installations, and other works of science and fiction. The Creative Science Showcase presents work against the stunning backdrop of the Manhattan skyline, bringing a vibrant and unique exhibit to the Seaport.
For more information on Seaport Arts, please visit https://theseaport.nyc/arts/.
In addition to Seaport Arts, the district welcomes the return of four popular summer series: Seaport Sounds, Seaport Fit, Seaport Cinema and Seaport Kids. The Seaport hosts events throughout the summer, including renowned dining and entertainment experiences, cultural celebrations and pop-up exhibits. For more information on programs at Seaport, please visit https://theseaport.nyc/neighborhood-events/.
The Seaport is a pristine neighborhood of New York City and a historic maritime hub located along the East River in Lower Manhattan with iconic waterfront views of the Brooklyn Bridge and city skyline. With more than 450,000 square feet of entertainment, dining and cultural experiences, it serves as a vibrant home for residents and a global destination for travelers.
The Seaport is a cultural hub, home to independent businesses, the historic South Street Seaport Museum, entertainment hub Pier 17® and the newly restored Tin Building, a 53,000-square-foot dining hotspot curated by Jean-Georges It’s the ground.with the help of Chase® and Heineken®—A founding partner in the Seaport revitalization by Howard Hughes Corporation, the district celebrates the connection of emerging and resident artists, local organizations and communities through curated seasonal programming. For more information, visit www.TheSeaport.nyc.
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Photo credits: 1) Salt n Pepa_Lower East Side NYC 1986. 2) Grand Mixer DST, London 1982. 3) EPMD, Babylon Long Island 1989. By ©Janette Beckman.