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Enjoy a free High Line Art Performance featuring dancing, beautiful gowns, and a palm tree installed on the High Line.

At 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 19, join us for a performance of Intermezzo: Two girls wear fashion garments on a palm tree, an original piece by artist Pablo Bronstein. During the half-hour performance, two dancers will promenade along the High Line, ascend the palm tree with the help of a scissor lift, and, finally, dance at the tree's top.

The performance will be held under The Standard, on the High Line at Little West 12th Street. Learn more on High Line Art's exhibition page.

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How do we transform one of the world's largest landfills into one of New York City's largest public parks?

Join us at 6:30 PM on Monday, September 23, for a discussion on the metamorphosis of Staten Island's once-infamous Fresh Kills Landfill into Freshkills Park, a 2,200-acre oasis that the New York Times praised as a "paragon of environmental virtue." James Corner of James Corner Field Operations—the lead on the High Line's design team—and Eloise Hirsh of the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation will speak about plans for public access to the area's creeks, wetlands, meadows, and sweeping vistas.

We recently received a behind-the-scenes tour of Freshkills Park. Read about our visit and see photographs here.

EnlargeGilbert & George, Waking. Photo by Timothy Schenck

Our latest High Line Art Billboard, Waking (1984) by acclaimed duo Gilbert & George, will be on view at West 18th Street through October 1, 2013. The kaleidoscopic work, with its semi-mirrored composition of faces and bodies, recalls the look of a stained glass window.

Learn more about Waking and Gilbert & George on High Line Art's exhibition page. You can also read about the project on our blog.

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During the summer months, the prolific growth of the park's flowers and grasses can make the High Line appear completely different from one week to the next. Navigate the changing landscape with our August Bloom List.

Earlier this season we were delighted to reopen our popular water feature, so come by the Diller – von Furstenburg Sundeck and cool off. While you're there, be sure to enjoy a sweet treat, savory meal, or refreshing drink from our food vendors.

The High Line is open daily, from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM. Download a free High Line Guide and the latest High Line Art Map for your next visit.

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We’re thrilled to announce that the National Building Museum has awarded its fifteenth Vincent Scully Prize to High Line Co-Founders Joshua David and Robert Hammond for their work in creating one of the most successful urban revitalization projects to date.

The Vincent Scully Prize recognizes exemplary scholarship, criticism, or practice in architecture, historic preservation, or urban design. David and Hammond will present an original talk, “Harnessing Friction,” as part of the public award ceremony at Washington D.C.’s National Building Museum on September 30.

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Teens: Dress like a fashionista and come out to party with rising musicians and the High Line Teen Arts Council (TAC).

On Thursday, August 15, from 6:00 to 9:30 PM, join us at the 14th Street Passage for this summer's second High Line Teen Night. Design custom t-shirts, enjoy live music, and get down at our glow-in-the-dark dance party.

Get the details on our upcoming event, and check out pictures from our last Teen Night.

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High Line Art presents Adrian Paci's The Encounter (2011), PilgrIMAGE (2005), and Turn On (2004). Often inspired by autobiographical details and the transformations of his home country, Paci's works intertwine personal narratives with poetic chronicles of life in exile.

The film is projected daily on a loop within the 14th Street Passage, on the High Line at West 14th Street.

Learn more about the artist and get details about HIGH LINE CHANNEL 14.

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The latest apparel and accessories from J. Crew look beautiful—and are helping to keep the High Line gorgeous too.

J. Crew and Friends of the High Line have teamed up to launch a special new collection that celebrates the High Line. There are linen botanical tees for women, vintage sweatshirts for men, playful tees for kids, and much more. Thanks to J.Crew’s generous support, 100% of the net proceeds from sales will keep the keep High Line clean and beautiful all year long.

Shop the collection now.

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Play, create, learn, explore – there are fun drop-in activities for kids and their caregivers all summer long on the High Line.

Stop by Wild Wednesday to explore the lifecycle of plants. Enjoy sing-alongs and storytelling during Lawn Time for Little Ones. Get creative during Arty Hours with hands-on art projects inspired by the High Line’s landscape.

High Line Kids programs are free, thanks to support from MetLife Foundation.

The High Line is one of many examples of communities working together to re-imagine out-of-use industrial infrastructure to improve the quality of life in our cities.

On Monday, July 15, thought leaders Majora Carter and Enrique Peñalosa will share their creative strategies to build and sustain parks and open space in underserved communities during the next Beyond the High Line, a free public talk series on the High Line.

Stop by to meet the speakers, ask questions, and enjoy an evening of conversation. Get event details

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