A much-loved tradition featuring live mural painting, hands-on arts and crafts workshops for children and adults, and live entertainment. The 2018 mural theme is “Exploring Your Freedom: Uniting a Nation”.
Artists will begin creating their murals as early as 9 AM. In Southpoint Park,the Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance will present an international dance class at 11 AM, followed by a Sing-A-Long and Jump Into A Book reading and art workshop with the Music & Play Station at 1 and 2:30 PM respectively!
There will be children's amusements, including bounce house, giant slide, and an obstacle course from 12-3 PM. Materials for the Arts will be on hand with a jewelry making workshop and the Roosevelt Island Garden Club will combine art with nature for their children's activity. Make sure not to miss Zoya Design henna and our Clown Magic face painters and balloon artist!
This year's event will include live music performances from The Aaron Short Band, The Swingin' Ray Abrams Big Band, and The Funktion band in FDR Four Freedoms State Park between 1-4:30 PM!