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Nature Art and Photography Programs as Provided by the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation

Nature Art and Photography

NYC Parks Dept-aaaTo learn more about these or other related events visit the official NYC Department of Parks and Recreation Pages. Be sure to check with them for last minute changes, cancellations or anything else.

It has been said that art takes nature as its model. The beauty of nature has inspired many great Americans to create artistic masterpieces. From the wildlife portraits of John James Audubon to the stunning black and white photography of Ansel Adams, nature has been a muse to artists for centuries. Our Urban Park Ranger Nature Art and Photography programs allow you to interpret the natural world through artistic expression, while learning about the local environment.

Art programs may include drawing, painting, and nature art projects. All supplies are provided unless otherwise indicated. All art programs are family friendly, but may be challenging for younger children. All photography programs are for digital cameras and you must provide your own camera. DSLR camera preferred, but all cameras are welcome.

BronxCamera - Photographer

Saturday, February 15
Nature Photography: Winter Landscapes /
Van Cortlandt Park 1 P.M. / Van Cortlandt Nature Center, West 246th Street And Broadway

Saturday, March 8
Nature Photography: Winter Wildlife /
Pelham Bay Park 1 P.M. / Pelham Bay Nature Center, Bruckner Boulevard And Wilkinson Avenue

Brooklyn

Saturday, February 8
Nature Photography: Winter Landscapes / Marine Park 1 P.M. /
Salt Marsh Nature Center, East 33rd Street And Avenue U

Saturday, February 22
Nature Photography: Winter Landscapes /
Prospect Park 1 P.M. / Picnic House, Fifth Street And West Drive

Manhattan

Sunday, February 16
Black & White Winter Art Drawing / Central Park 1 P.M. /
Belvedere Castle, 79th Street And Mid-Park

Saturday, March 15
Nature Photography: Winter Wildlife /
Central Park 11 A.M. / Dana Discovery Center, 110th Street And Lenox Avenue

Queens

Sunday, February 23
Photography: Architecture / Fort Totten Park 11 A.M. / Fort Totten Visitor Center,
212th Street And Cross Island Parkway

Saturday, March 15
Black & White Winter Art Drawing / Fort Totten Park 1 P.M. / Fort Totten Visitor
Center, 212th Street And Cross Island Parkway

Staten Island

Saturday, March 1
Nature Photography: Winter Woods /
Bloomingdale Park 11 A.M. / Playground
At Ramona And Lenevar Avenues

Saturday, March 29
Nature Photography: Winter Woods / High Rock Park 11 A.M. /
High Rock Ranger Station, Parking Lot At The End Of Nevada Avenue, Off Rockland Avenue And Follow Signs

 

Urban Park Ranger Nature And Visitor Centers

Bronx

Crotona Nature Center:
Crotona Park. Enter The Park At Charlotte St.
And Crotona Park East. 718.378.2061

Orchard Beach Nature Center:
Pelham Bay Park. Section 2 Of Orchard
Beach. 718.885.3466

Pelham Bay Ranger Station:
Pelham Bay Park. Bruckner Blvd. And
Wilkinson Ave. 718.319.7258

Van Cortlandt Nature Center:
Van Cortlandt Park. Enter The Park At
West 246th St. And Broadway. 718.548.0912

Brooklyn

Salt Marsh Nature Center:
Marine Park. East 33rd St. And Avenue U.
718.421.2021

Fort Greene Visitor Center:
Fort Greene Park. Enter The Park At Myrtle
Avenue And Washington Park. 718.722.3218

Manhattan

Belvedere Castle:
Central Park. 79th St., Mid-Park.
212.628.2345

Inwood Hill Nature Center:
Inwood Hill Park. Enter Park At West 218th
St. And Indian Road. This Center Is Under Renovation Due To The Effects Of Hurricane Sandy

Queens

Alley Pond Park Adventure Center:
Alley Pond Park. Enter At Winchester Blvd.,
Under The Grand Central Parkway.
718.217.6034 Or 718.217.4685

Forest Park Visitor Center:
Forest Park. Woodhaven Blvd. And Forest
Park Drive. 718.846.2731

Fort Totten Visitors Center:
Fort Totten Park. Enter Park At Fort Entrance,
North Of Intersection Of 212 St. And Cross
Island Pkwy. And Follow Signs. 718.352.1769

Staten Island

Blue Heron Nature Center:
Blue Heron Park. 222 Poillon Avenue,
Between Amboy Road And Hylan Boulevard.
718.967.3542

High Rock Ranger Station:
High Rock Park. Park In The Lot At The End Of
Nevada Avenue, Off Rockland Ave., And Follow Signs.

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