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High Line Art's New Season

An exciting new season of High Line Art is underway. Through June 2, see Faith Ringgold's joyful High Line Billboard, Groovin High, at West 18th Street. The work revisits one of Ringgold's celebrated story quilts.

And Ringgold isn't the only renowned American artist whose work you can see on the High Line right now. Ed Ruscha's Honey, I Twisted Through More Damn Traffic Today is on view at West 22nd Street. The 28 x 50-foot mural is the artist's first public commission in New York City.

Installed throughout the park is High Line Art's latest group exhibition, Archeo. Featuring sculptures and installations that range from rusty rail crossings to high-tech refrigerators, Archeo treats the High Line as an archeological dig where the artifacts of a post-industrial society can be unearthed.

See all of High Line Art's projects.

Spring on the High Line: Programs

Many of your favorite free programs begin again in the springtime, including stargazing and guided tours – now held on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Take a look at our calendar and plan your visit.

Spring on the High Line: Food

High Line Food vendors have returned to the park, offering a variety of delicious options for meals and snacks. From locally sourced frozen treats to mouthwatering quesadillas and authentic barbecue, you'll find a dish or treat to please every palate.

And if you're in the mood for an after-work drink, stop by Terroir at the Porch, the High Line's open-air café. Enjoy panini, salads, and small plates while you sip a crisp Rieslings and local craft beer.

Spring on the High Line: Horticulture

This month, the High Line's gardens are lush with redbuds, tulips, magnolias, and many other gorgeous flowers. Bloom lists – updated monthly by the High Line's gardeners – can help you locate favorite plants or identify flowers in the park. For more in-depth information on the High Line's perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees, check back each Monday for a new plant of the week on our blog, or take a look at all of our horticulture posts.

Spring on the High Line: Shopping

Find unique accessories, books, clothes, and much more at the High Line Shop's merchandise cart at West 16th Street, open daily from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM. If you can't visit in person, our web shop is open anytime.

We've selected a few items that make perfect spring gifts.

High Line Plant Guide
This full-color publication is the essential field guide for anyone who would like to learn more about the High Line's more than 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees.

DVF High Line Women's Tee
This super-soft tee – by Diane von Furstenberg exclusively for the High Line – features a High Line logo cityscape overlaid with hearts and the phrase "Dreams come true on the High Line."

High Line Billboard Tote
Each one-of-a-kind bag is created from decommissioned works in the High Line Billboard series. Featured High Line Billboards include John Baldessari, Thomas Bayrle, Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari for Toilet Paper, Allen Ruppersberg, and Paola Pivi.

Summer Party Tickets Now on Sale!

We hope you'll join us on Tuesday, June 17, for the Summer Party on the High Line, presented by Coach!

The Summer Party has become one of our most highly anticipated events of the year. This June, we're excited to shake things up with a whole new party featuring trademark sunset cocktails, twilight treats, and dancing into the night. As always, generous underwriting by Coach means that 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales will go directly toward the High Line. That means when you purchase a ticket, you are helping Friends of the High Line keep the park clean, the plants beautiful, and the public engaged through free art, tours, talks, and kids' activities all year long.

Purchase tickets online, or contact Emily van Wingen at (212) 206-9922 ext. 4123, or

Highlights from the Web

High Line Blog
You may not recognize these beautiful blooms as tulips.

We celebrate Earth Day with wisdom from Aristotle and lush quince blossoms.

"One touch of nature makes the whole world kin."

High Line Photographer John Suhar captures the park's beauty at dusk.

This behind-the-scenes photo from High Line Food vendor Melt Bakery has our mouths watering.

Bring the Rail Yards to Life!

The final section of the park – the High Line at the Rail Yards – is taking shape! Right now, our gardeners are planting more than 7,000 perennials, grasses, and trees to transform the Rail Yards, expanding the park you love. As planting progresses, we're reminded of how much we depend on you – members and friends who help keep the High Line thriving. Join or renew your membership today, and become an integral part of the High Line for our exciting Rail Yards opening year!

When you become a member or renew your membership, your support will help keep the Rail Yards on track and our park in the sky beautiful all year long.

Friends of the High Line
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The High Line is managed by a partnership between Friends of the High Line and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation

Images from top to bottom: Beverly Israely; Timothy Schenck; Liz Ligon; Rowa Lee; Joan Garvin; Friends of the High Line; Billy Farrell Agency; Steven Severinghaus

High Line Art is presented by Friends of the High Line and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. High Line Art is made possible by Donald R. Mullen, Jr. and The Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston, with additional support from David Zwirner Gallery, and Vital Projects Fund, Inc. High Line Art is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Support for High Line Horticulture is provided by Toyota and Greenacre Foundation.

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