Field Day

A Festival of Neighborhoods
Bed-Stuy. Harlem. Hunts Point.


September 21, 2013
12 - 5 PM


Join us for Field Day, our new annual festival showcasing the rich spectrum of local arts and culture already embedded in the our three anchor neighborhoods Bed-Stuy, Harlem, and Hunts Point.

Show up at any of our neighborhood sites for a map and more details about the day's activities, including free arts workshops, walking tours, micro film festivals, street naming games, and much, much more! For more on what's happening in each neighborhood, read on!

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT

Activities

Locations

Fulton Street Laundry (1618 Fulton St.) 
Marmy’s Laundromat (197 Malcolm X Blvd.)
Bed-Stuy Community Garden (94/95 Malcolm X Blvd)
For My Sweet Gallery (1103 Fulton St.)

HARLEM

Activities

  • The Harlem Story Walk is produced by Art in FLUX Harlem and Create Change Fellows. To join, meet at Astor Row Cafe (130th & Lenox) at 12:00 PM and follow the drummer down Lenox Ave! Featuring:
    • Local artists telling the diverse stories of Harlem through spoken word, music, video, dance, and a sidewalk mural
    • Ten local artists producing chalk murals in front of local businesses along Lenox Ave
    • Harlem Postcard Workshop at 116th & Lenox with Harlem-based artist and 2011 Create Change Fellow Sonia Louise Davis
  • Face-Painting
  • Workshop: Neighborhood Tote Design
  • The People's Laundromat Theater with 2013 Artist-in-Residence Shani Peters

Locations

Clean-Rite Center (370 Lenox Ave.)
The Laundry Room (143 West 116th St.)
Lenox Ave. (from 130th to 116th St.)

HUNTS POINT

Activities

  • Join a Cultural Feast with The BLK Projek and Create Change Fellows:
    • A school bus converted into a fresh produce market!
    • Food games, demos, and recipe sharing
    • Food-themed photobooth
    • Free giveaways!
  • Face-Painting
  • Workshop: "Hunts Point Is..." Neighborhood Totes
  • Workshop: "Tape Flowers"
  • Listening Stations with 2013 Artist-in-Residence Art Jones
  • Neighborhood Murals Walking Tour with Carey Clark, Visual Arts Director of The Point CDC (meet at 1 PM at The Point)

Locations

Bronx Auto Glass (901 Hunts Point Ave.)
Lucky's Laundromat (1325 Lafayette Ave)
The Point CDC (940 Garrison Ave.)
Volunteers Needed!
Interested in volunteering for Field Day? Sign up here!

Lead Community Partners

Major Community Sponsors

Community Sponsors

Laundromat Partners

Clean Rite Centers
Fulton Street Laundry
The Laundry Room
Lucky Laundromat
Marmy Laundromat, Inc.

Create Change Fellows

Create Change Artists-in-Residence

Aisha Cousins, Art Jones, and Shani Peters

Participating Teaching Artists

Alice Mizrachi, Elena Stojanova, and Maia Palileo

Participating Create Change Alumni

Aisha Bell, Sonia Louise Davis, and Stephanie Dinkins