The Kitchen Block Party
A Free Neighborhood Street Fair
Kick off the Fall season with a free, family-oriented street fair featuring an afternoon of dozens of artist-led activity booths, alongside live music and dance performances. Come take part in a zany assortment of kid-friendly activities, including face-painting, puppet and mask-making, temporary tattoos, hula-hoop and drumming workshops, cookie decorating, and unusual photo booths, among many, many more!
AND OVER 20 KID-FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES LED BY ARTISTS INCLUDING:
Michael Paul Britto + Elia Alba, Miles Bumbray, Nathan Carter, Francisca Chaidez-Gutierrez, Michael DeLucia, Torkwase Dyson, Jonathan Ehrenberg + Bryan Zanisnik, Escape Artist + Saintchic, Anthony Keith Giannini, Brent Green + Donna K, Nancy Hwang, , Otabenga Jones & Associates, Branden Koch, Simone Leigh + Chitra Ganesh, Paul McMahon, Olumide, Carol Pereira, Mariah Robertson, Kenya (Robinson), Carolyn Salas, Hanna Sandin, Lisa Sanditz, Rachel Schaffran, Paul Mpagi Sepuya + Timothy Hull, Adenike Sharpley, Adam Parker Smith, Greg Smith, Hank Willis Thomas, Annette Wehrhahn, and Nina Yuen
WITH LIVE PERFORMANCES BY:
DJ Laylo and Eli Efi / Pegasus Warning / Olabunmi and the Hamana Djembe Orchestra / A Shim Sham tap dance jam hosted by Jason Samuels Smith and featuring the Theo Hill Trio / Dance students from the Edge School of the Arts (ESOTA)
Asiadog, Chelsea Thai, Choncho’s Tacos, Coconut Rob, Je & Jo
Enjoy our video from our past block parties: http://vimeo.com/thekitchen/blockparty2011
The Kitchen Block Party is made possible with generous support from IAC/InterActiveCorp, Related Companies, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.
Additional support provided by Marianne Boesky Gallery, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, Bortolami Gallery, Chambers Fine Art, James Cohan Gallery, Paula Cooper Gallery, CRG Gallery, Eleven Rivington, Feature Inc., Zach Feuer Gallery, Friends of the High Line, Galerie Lelong, Housing Works, Susan Inglett Gallery, Casey Kaplan Gallery, Kayrock Screenprinting, Inc., Nicole Klagsbrun, Leo Koenig, Inc., Lombard Freid Projects, Luhring Augustine, Metro Pictures, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, American Contemporary Inc., The Pace Gallery, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, Andrea Rosen Gallery, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., Specific Object / David Platzker, Wallspace, Works In Progress NYC, and David Zwirner.