Park update: The Interim Walkway at the Western Rail Yards (between 30th & 34th Streets) is temporarily closed today.

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30th Street Challenge
Give by June 22

To meet the demands of our busiest time of the year, we ask all friends of the High Line to help us raise a total of $30,000—$1,000 for each block of our 1.5-mile-long park along Manhattan’s West Side.

Photo by Rachel Watkinson
Arts & Cultural Events

OUT OF LINE: No More Shimmering Cowboys by Yara Travieso

Thursday, June 21, 2018
9 – 10pm
On the High Line at Gansevoort St.

Take a science fiction guided tour of a landscape that once was and explore the High Line from a seemingly alien perspective. Leading a journey through the park, the tour guide muses on the strangeness of a past civilization eons after its inevitable ruin. In No More Shimmering Cowboys, the High Line becomes a theme park, parading the galactic tragic myth that was the American Dream. Rotting shimmering cowboys, incarcerated mothers, and imagined folk songs are part of an apocalyptic adventure depicting our present time.

Now in its third year, Out of Line presents a new set of arresting, intriguing, and playful performances by some of New York City’s most exciting contemporary artists.

We encourage all persons with disabilities to attend. To request additional information regarding accessibility or accommodations at a program, please contact or 646.774.2482. Program venues are accessible via wheelchair accessibility points, and ASL interpretation can be arranged two weeks in advance.


Yara Travieso is a Brooklyn-based director, filmmaker, writer, and choreographer. Using Latin American magical-realism, mythology and monumental objects, Travieso’s work lives in the intersection of films, and performances that reclaim the cultural and mythical lens for women. She is a 2016 Creative Capital Fellow, PS122 RAMP Artist, and a 2015 recipient of NALAC through the Ford Foundation and the Surdna Foundation.


High Line Programs are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson.