Evening of the Arts Under the Elevated

TIME: Saturday, August 5th 6:00 - 10:00 PM
LOCATION: RISE - 5803 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Rockaway, NY 11692

Join us for an evening of art, food, and fun on Beach 59th Street and the Rockaway Freeway El-space. The event will unveil new public artworks developed in partnership with youth and residents engaged in Rockaway Waterfront Alliance's programs. No registration required. Free to the public.

Artworks include:

  • Projected Swimmers by Jessica Findley
  • Bioluminescence Parade by RWA's AQUA 101 Summer Camp
  • Rockaway Petroglyph by Kevin Sudeith 
  • Rockaway Field Guide  by Jonathan Chesley, Alexandria Donati, Andrea Parker, Jean-Christian Bourcart, and Diana Gruberg

This program is supported by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the National Endowment of the Arts ArtWorks Program, NYC DOT WeekendWalks, and with funds from the Decentralization Program, as administered by the Queens Council on the Arts.

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