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Field Day 2014

Sept 20 – 21, 12 – 5 PM

A Festival of Neighborhoods:

Bedford-Stuyvesant, Harlem, and Hunts Point



September 20, 12–5 PM: Harlem & Hunts Point (map)

September 21: 12–5 PM: Bedford-Stuyvesant (map)


Field Day is an annual festival showcasing the rich spectrum of local arts and culture in Bed-Stuy, Harlem, and Hunts Point (click each neighborhood for details on Field Day activities). Click here for the press release.

We invite you to come to any of our neighborhood sites for a map and more details about the day’s activities, including free art workshops, laundromat “studio” visits with our Residents, public programs led by our Fellowscreative walks, a bicycle art tour, and much more! 


September 20, 12–5 PM


  • Community Art Workshop: Harlem Street Jam: use dance, poetry, music, and games to build connection and creativity on the street. With Sydnie Mosley (The Laundry Room: 143 W 116th St)
  • Creative Walking Tours with LaTasha N. Diggs (2011 Resident) and Isla York, a culture curating collective with a pan-Caribbean diasporic focus. Walks depart from 143 W. 116th St. at 12:30 & 361 Lenox Ave at 2 PM. RSVP here!
  • Experience Harlem On My Mind Too, a participatory project documenting Harlem stories with artist-in-residence Beluvid Ola-Jendai (361 Lenox Ave)
  • Create a community sound collage and climate change solution tree at Harlem Rooted: A Collaborative Art Making Party for The People’s Climate March, with Create Change Fellows in partnership with WE-ACT and the Brotherhood Sister Sol (at Frank White Memorial Garden, 506-508 W. 143rd Street. New York, NY)


Bicycle art tour with Boogie Down Rides exploring murals in Harlem & Hunts Point. Bring your bike and helmet! (Departs from 361 Lenox Ave at 1:30 PM.) RSVP here!



  • Greenway Ornaments: design signs to be posted along the South Bronx Greenway to raise awareness and protect and beautify the neighborhood. With teaching artist Alejandra Delfín (1325 Lafayette Ave)
  • Creative Walks with local artists Misra Walker (House of Spoof Collective) and Joseph Donjai. Walks depart from 1325 Lafayette Ave at 12:30 and 860 Longwood Ave at 2 PM. RSVP here!
  • Good Trade: trade stories for kites with artist-in-residence Dennis Redmoon Darkeem (860 Longwood Ave) from 12 to 3, followed by kite flying at Rainey Park (3 PM)
  • Join Create Change Fellows at Kelly Street Garden (924 Kelly Street) for Grow Love: Out of the Concrete Jungle a Garden Grows, featuring free arts, yoga, and movement workshops, community sculpture & piñata making, garden tours, healthy cooking demos, a ‘pop-up’ living room & story circle, a photo / multimedia installation on the history of Kelly Street & Hunts Point, and the BLK Projek‘s mobile market


September 21, 12–5 PM


  • I ♥ COPS: Create button pins about policing and community accountability and reverse common narratives about protecting communities. With teaching artist Aisha Cousins (1618 Fulton Street)
  • Creative Walks with local artists Adeola Enigbokan / Archiving the City and Aisha Bell. RSVP here!
  • Experience the Department of Local Affairs, a project that locally sources information to create a “reverse tourism” guidebook for neighborhood residents, with artist-in-residence Chloë Bass & Create Change Fellows (886 Dekalb Ave)




Check out photos from last year’s Field Day here.


Interested in volunteering at Field Day? Click here!