"Mermade/Dionysus and the Pirates" (1999). Photo by Jeremiah Cox / Subway Nut
The MTA Arts for Transit’s Amy Hausmann will lead participants on a walking tour along the Brighton Line, October 2 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., with the focus being on the latest contemporary artwork to be permanently installed in the stations.
Among the works featured will be projects by Mary Temple, Jason Middlebrook, Rita McDonald and others (artists may be present). The tour will conclude with a visit to the rehabilitated Ocean Parkway Viaduct, featuring terra cotta reliefs by artist Deborah Masters.
Additional details will be provided upon registration. Don’t forget to bring your Metrocard. The cost of the tour is $10 (MAS members) and $15 (non-members).
For more, go to www.mas.org/tours or call (212) 935-2075. Reservations are required.
Here is the information about the meeting from the flyer:
The future of Coney Island is at stake.
Come to a Public Meeting about the Coney Island amusement area.
When: Wednesday, January 14, at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Our Lady of Solace Church, 2866 W. 17th St
What: Presentation of new ideas and designs for Coney Island amusement area that could bring activity, jobs, and year-round vitality in 2009 and beyond.
Meeting hosts: Municipal Arts Society of New York (MAS)
Other participants: Representatives of Community Board 13, Astella Community Development Corporation, Coney Island United, and other groups will be present.
Closest subway: Stillwell Avenue (D, F, N, Q lines)
Directions: Walk north on Stillwell Ave, turn left on Mermaid Ave, turn right on West 17 St
Refreshments and childcare will be provided
For more information visit imagineconey.com