The Fort Tryon Park Trust supports over 300 free public programs each year!
The park hosts monthly, yearly, and special programs, as well as fundraising events. Please join us for beautification days, fitness programs, monthly garden tours, and many other cultural and educational programs for all ages. We offer free nature and wildlife programs, art exhibitions, birding tours, Scandia Symphony concerts, the Higher Ground dance and performance festival, outdoor film screenings, an annual Battle of Fort Washington reenactment, and the annual Medieval Festival.
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Visitors to Upper Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park this May through September will be welcomed by ARMORS, a site-specific public art project on the park’s Cloisters Lawn for which Icelandic artist Steinunn Thorarinsdottir has positioned each of three androgynous figures in humanlike dialogue with a suit of armor that was cast from a custom 3D scan of a carefully chosen suit of armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s permanent collection. The project’s incorporation of armor—a form that is both distinctly…Find out more »