This past weekend, my husband, the kiddo and I explored a cool public art exhibit that's going in in Central Park right now. Presented in conjunction with Creative Time, the exhibit is called Drifting in Daylight (all the info if you click on that link). It's based in the northern parts of Central Park and it happens Friday and Saturday afternoons through June 20th.
We had a great time visiting Spencer Finch's ice cream truck and watching a brass sextet perform on a boat on the Harlem Meer. The former was fully delightful and delicious while the latter was lovely to behold and surprisingly moving.
Days later, my son asked his babysitter "Do you know Spencer Finch? He has an art thing. You should go. There's ice cream! You have to wait in line. You should go." That and the fact that he wanted to stay for three performances by the sextet make me fairly confident that he liked it too. Recommended for families.
We'd started the day with a visit to the Natural History Museum, so by the time we made it up to the Meer, the boy was exhausted and it was time to head home to walk the dog, but we hope to go back to see the rest of the pieces which include visual art as well as dance and performance pieces.
Have you seen this exhibit? What did you think?
NOTE: You can see much of Spencer Finches' work HERE on his Artsy page!