Thanks for Coming to the Summer Launch Celebration!

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate City of Water Day on Pier 42 and made the Summer Launch a success!

Over 700 people joined us to view new art installations, participate in art-making workshops, fish in the East River with the LES Ecology Center, conduct science experiments with Two Bridges Neighborhood Council, and enjoy live performances by Metropolitan Klezmer and choreographer luciana achugar.

If you missed the Summer Launch Celebration you can still stop by the pier anytime to relax by the river and view the 2014 installations, or check out our calendar for more upcoming workshops with the resident artists and designers.

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Visitors added multilingual welcome messages to the chalkboard on Chat Travieso’s “On A Fence” installation

Combo Colab and Stereotank's installation "Drumreef42" provided a much needed shady refuge on the pier

Combo Colab and Stereotank’s installation “Drumreef42” provided a much needed shady refuge on the pier

Social Dress LES - Material Memories workshop with Takashi Horisaki at the Summer Launch Celebration

Social Dress LES – Material Memories workshop with Takashi Horisaki

Creating Personal Survival Kits with Tattfoo Tan. Photo by Lee Elson

Creating Personal Survival Kits with Tattfoo Tan. Photo by Lee Elson

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The first portraits in Sonia Louise Davis’ “The People’s Poster Project”

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Taking the temperature of different surfaces around the park in to test albedo effects with Two Bridges Neighborhood Council – results to come soon!

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Fishing in the East River with the LES Ecology Center – great for fun but not safe for consumption!

Live music by Metropolitan Klezmer! Photo by Lee Elson

Live music by Metropolitan Klezmer. Photo by Lee Elson