Solar Reserve, as seen this morning at Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza. Share your photos using #SolarNYC and learn more about the unique installation here: http://bit.ly/LCSolarReserve

Solar Reserve, as seen this morning at Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza. Share your photos using #SolarNYC and learn more about the unique installation here: http://bit.ly/LCSolarReserve

Learn Ailey’s “Revelations” for Free!

Want to learn how to dance Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece Revelations? Here’s your chance…on June 11, opening night of their season at Lincoln Center, two beloved former Ailey company members—Nasha Thomas-Schmitt and Renee Robinson—will host a free public event on Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza, featuring live music with a drummer and a choir. The free event takes place at 5:30pm.

(Should it rain, rain date will be Thursday, June 12 at 6:00pm)

Japanese Artisan Village coming to Lincoln Center in July

Just announced: In celebration of the return of Japan’s leading Kabuki troupe, Heisei Nakamura-za, for its third Lincoln Center Festival appearance, the Festival has added a number of special events to accompany the performances of the classic revenge tale, Kaidan Chibusa No Enoki (The Ghost Tale of the Wet Nurse Tree), July 7-12, at the Rose Theater. Included in this is a free movie screening about the founder of the troupe, a special teacher workshop about Kabuki theater, a family program about the artform and traditional Japanese dance and an artisan village on the Josie Robertson Plaza with booths specializing in traditional handicrafts for purchase—from wood-fired pottery and textiles to delicately fashioned dolls in kimonos cut from antique fabrics, along with fine cotton towels (tenugui), intricately painted hand fans (sensu), calligraphy, and hair ornaments (kanzashi). Read more here: http://bit.ly/1matxyM

It’s a beautiful spring day here on the Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center. And made even better by a free performance by the Pierrepont School Chorus of Westport, Connecticut, as part of our Young Music Makers series (learn more here)

It’s a beautiful spring day here on the Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center. And made even better by a free performance by the Pierrepont School Chorus of Westport, Connecticut, as part of our Young Music Makers series (learn more here)

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Seen at Lincoln Center

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Seen at Lincoln Center

Hey Khaleesi - we found your dragon! Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza is getting set up for the Season 3 premiere of Game of Thrones. Fans can watch the livestream of the red carpet arrivals from 6-7pm tonight at facebook.com/gameofthrones

Hey Khaleesi - we found your dragon! Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza is getting set up for the Season 3 premiere of Game of Thrones. Fans can watch the livestream of the red carpet arrivals from 6-7pm tonight at facebook.com/gameofthrones

Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza and Revson Fountain, as seen from above.

Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza and Revson Fountain, as seen from above.

Post your photos of the Aaron Curry’s Melt To Earth sculptures on Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza on Instagram and Twitter with hashtag #MeltToEarth for a chance to win a special hardcover book about Lincoln Center’s architecture: http://bit.ly/17b9OxPContest ends on Saturday, so get going! Official rules here: http://bit.ly/16FWv65
 

Post your photos of the Aaron Curry’s Melt To Earth sculptures on Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza on Instagram and Twitter with hashtag #MeltToEarth for a chance to win a special hardcover book about Lincoln Center’s architecture: http://bit.ly/17b9OxP

Contest ends on Saturday, so get going! Official rules here: http://bit.ly/16FWv65

 

Aaron Curry’s new site-specific sculpture exhibit "Melt To Earth" has officially opened on Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza. See some photos from today’s opening, including one of the artist himself, and read more about the exhibit here in a new profile from The Wall Street Journal. Of using the campus as his backdrop, the artist said: “You can have a gallery, but this is an ultimate space.

 

"Melt To Earth": Colorful Guests at Lincoln Center Plaza

imageThe New York Times profiled the artist Aaron Curry, whose 14 sculptures will adorn Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza starting Monday and through January as part of a new and vast public art exhibit. Read the article here to learn about the artist and the story behind the commission. Says Curry of the sculptures: “I like the idea that as you walk around, it compresses and almost disappears from the side.”

(Photo: Angel Franco/The New York Times)