High Line events 2012

Visit the elevated park for stargazing, walking tours and more outdoor events.

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Stargaze on the High Line

Stargaze on the High Line Photograph: Karem Blumberg

Alison Knowles: “Make a Salad”

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Enter at Tenth Ave at 16th St. Fluxus artist Alison Knowles, known for her piece Identical Lunch, will prepare a large salad and serve it to her audience to promote environmentalism.

  1. The High Line Washington St, at Gansevoort St
  2. Sun Apr 27
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Stargazing on the High Line

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York (aaa.org) lead these star-spotting expeditions, pointing out celestial bodies above the park. Follow the High Line's Twitter feed (@highlinenyc) for updates on events during inclement weather.

  1. The High Line Washington St, at Gansevoort St
  2. Until Tue Oct 28
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From Freight to Fabulous

  • Critics choice

Location disclosed with ticket purchase. Historian Matt Postal leads this tour of the area surrounding the elevated park, touching on the High Line's industrial past and its recent redevelopment.

Nature on the High Line

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Location disclosed with ticket purchase. High Line Gardeners lead these tours along the green space, offering insights into the design of the park's gardens and the work required to maintain them.

High Line Tour with Annik La Farge and Rick Darke

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Location disclosed with ticket purchase. Annik La Farge, author of the forthcoming guidebook On the High Line, and landscape ethicist Rick Darke (who contributed to the tome) lead this walking tour of the elevated park. They'll provide information on the High Line's industrial history, as well as give insight on the future of the park.

Designing the High Line

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Location disclosed with ticket purchase. Learn about the design of the elevated park from Matthew Johnson, a senior associate at Diller Scofidio + Renfro, one of the architectural firms that redeveloped the space.

"Feeding the Future"

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Location disclosed with ticket purchase. Sonya Kharas, an NYU food-studies grad student, explains how the High Line was used to supply New York City's food system after its construction in 1934.


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Toby Kerber
Toby Kerber

are the "Tuesday Tours" on Thursday? What time are they?