Have you taken a trip to Coney Island yet this season? If not, you'll definitely need to add Thor Equities' Coney Art Walls your bucket list of summer activities for kids. Located right by Luna Park and Deno's Wonder Wheel Park, this annual event showcases large-scale installations from the world's most beloved street artists from summer through fall. Apart from being a highly Instagrammable opportunity (which it certainly is), it's also a cool way to enjoy art outdoors.
Participating exhibitors include Mark Bodé, Crash, Alexis Diaz, Jim Drain, Ganzeer, Shantell Martin, Skewville, Lee Quinones, Marie Roberts and Chris Stain, plus additional works from John Ahearn, Aiko, Buff Monster, Crash, D*Face, Daze, Eine, eL Seed, Haze, How & Nosm, Icy & Sot, IRAK, Kashink, Lady Pink, The London Police, Miss Van, Mister Cartoon, Nina Chanel Abney, Nychos, RETNA, Ron English, Pose, Sheryo & Yok, Tats Cru and Tristan Eaton.
Coney Art Walls can be found at 3050 Stillwell Ave (adjacent to the original Nathan's Famous) and will be open noon–daily through September.
For more artsy fun, explore our favorite children's museums and these playgrounds with famous artwork!