Tour The New School, Union Square Greenmarket, Rubin Museum of Art Oct 15-16
For two days each October, the annual Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors of New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city and meet the people who design, build, and preserve New York.
Here are details on where you can visit in #UnionSquareNY:
Rubin Museum of Art | 150 W 17TH ST
Sat & Sun. 11am-6pm. Tours with curators at 2pm both days.
This contemplative space inspires visitors to make connections between contemporary life and the art and ideas of the Himalayas. Visit the immersive Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room or tour the exhibition “Monumental Lhasa” that explores iconic images of the Tibetan capital’s most important monuments.
On Sunday, families with children can take part in Family Sundays activities. Mention OHNY Weekend for free admission!
The days are getting shorter. Celebrate Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, with us this October. Family Sundays will be illuminated with stories, gallery tours, and a Ganesha scavenger hunt. We will also be hosting live Diwali-themed musical performances in the Education Center. Join us on Sundays beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Union Square Greenmarket | UNION SQUARE W AT E 15TH ST, UNION SQUARE
Sat 8am-6pm. Tour with GrowNYC at 10am.
The world-famous Union Square Greenmarket began with just a few farmers in 1976 and has grown exponentially over the past 40 years. Visit theOHNY Weekend Info Hub all day on Saturday, or join Greenmarket staff for a behind-the-scenes tour to meet the farmers who provide New Yorkers with fresh, local food.
The New School – Sheila C. Johnson Design Center | 66 5TH AVE, UNION SQUARE
Sat & Sun. 12-6pm.
These two galleries, open to the public daily, offer visitors the unique physical experience of being in a gallery and on an open stage simultaneously, and host
an exciting schedule of exhibits of student and professional work
throughout the year.
Check out the full event guide here.