Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
 
The Times Square Alliance Reveals Top Times Square Wishes For New Year's Eve Photo The Times Square Alliance Reveals Top Times Square Wishes For New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018

No matter how you feel about 2018, hope springs eternal, according to an analysis of New Year's Eve wishes submitted so far.

Artist Mel Chin's Animatronic Sculpture Officially Unveiled Today In Times Square Photo Artist Mel Chin's Animatronic Sculpture Officially Unveiled Today In Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Times Square Arts, No Longer Empty and Queens Museum present artist Mel Chin's large-scale sculpture Wake and companion mixed reality piece Unmoored - developed with Microsoft - to explore a surrealistic experience of rising waters in Times Square. The works will be active July 11 to September 5 at the Broadway Plaza between 46th Street and 47th Street as part of Mel Chin: All Over the Place. Visitors will be invited to engage with the sixty-foot animatronic installation Wake, which evokes the hull of a 19th century shipwreck crossed with the skeletal remains of a marine mammal. Viewers can simultaneously explore the blending of physical and digital worlds in Unmoored through a Microsoft HoloLens headset (July 11-13) or their mobile phones. There will be a press opening event on Wednesday, July 11th at 1:00 p.m., after which the installation and mixed reality component will be open to the public.

WINDOW TO THE HEART Selected as the Winner of Times Square Valentine Heart Design Com Photo WINDOW TO THE HEART Selected as the Winner of Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Times Square Arts has announced that Window to the Heart is the winning design of this year's Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition curated by the Design Trust for Public Space.

TimesSquare Portal Brings the World to Times Square Photo TimesSquare Portal Brings the World to Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

In partnership with Shared_Studios, Times Square Arts brings the TimesSquare_Portal to the Broadway Plaza between 46th & 47th Street, allowing Times Square visitors to interact with people across thirty locations in twenty countries as though they are in the same room. The interactive public art installation will run from October 10 to November 21, 2017. All are invited to book free timed reservations in the Portal at www.TimesSquarePortal.com. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Sophie Calle's Voir la mer Announced as October Midnight Moment on Times Square Scree Photo Sophie Calle's Voir la mer Announced as October Midnight Moment on Times Square Screens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

In partnership with French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF) as part of Crossing the Line Festival 2017, Times Square Arts presents artist Sophie Calle's Voir la mer on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in October. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.

Lattice Domain Turns Times Square Psychedelic Photo Lattice Domain Turns Times Square Psychedelic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

In partnership with Upfor Gallery, Times Square Arts presents artist MSHR's Convolution Weave~Lattice Domain on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in August. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. MSHR's work is also currently featured in the Past Skin exhibition at MoMA PS1 (open through September 10, 2017) and The World is Sound at the Rubin Museum (open through January 18, 2018), and will appear in the Sonic Arcade exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design (September 14, 2017 - February 25, 2018).

The Screens of Times Square to Get Psychedelic with August's Midnight Moment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

In partnership with Upfor Gallery, Times Square Arts presents artist MSHR's Convolution Weave~Lattice Domain on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in August.

TIME SPY Brings a New Dimension to the Electronic Billboards of Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

In partnership with the Audemars Piguet Art Commission, Times Square Arts presents artist Sun Xun's Time Spy on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in July. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. One of China's most prominent young artists, Sun Xun created Time Spy for the second Audemars Piguet Art Commission in partnership with Sean Kelly Gallery, Edouard Malingue Gallery and Shanghart Gallery as part of a large-scale immersive multimedia installation first presented during Art Basel in Miami Beach in December 2016.

Aman Mojadidi's ONCE UPON A PLACE Brings Phone Booths and Immigrant Histories to Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Times Square Arts and artist Aman Mojadidi bring Once Upon a Place, an interactive public art installation that creates a platform for immigrant voices, to Duffy Square (46th Street and 7th Avenue) from June 27- September 5. Visitors will be invited to open the door of one of three repurposed telephone booths, pick up the receiver, and listen to oral histories of immigration from the newest New Yorkers. Visitors can also open the phone book inside each booth to read more about the storytellers' communities both here in New York and the countries they have traveled from, and to leave behind a part of their own story if they wish. The installation will include 70 different stories that will last anywhere between 2 and 15 minutes.  There will be a press opening ceremony on Tuesday, June 27th at 11:00 am after which the installation will be open to the public.  

Climate Science Comes to Times Square with 10th ANNUAL WORLD SCIENCE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The World Science Festival culminates its groundbreaking first decade by bringing science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square. For four action-packed days, May 31 - June 3, the Festival presents Science in the Square, an array of free activities, demonstrations, and installations aimed at giving the public a greater understanding and appreciation of our ever-changing planet-and our relationship to it. At a time when science-and climate science in particular-is at the heart of numerous pressing policy debates, Science in the Square dramatically builds upon the Festival's success in communicating its wide-ranging political and cultural implications in ways that educate, entertain, and inspire.

Time Square Arts Presents I LIVE HERE By Joshua Frankel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

In partnership with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and The Municipal Art Society of New York, Times Square Arts presents artist Joshua Frankel's I LIVE HERE, Animation from “A Marvelous Order” on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in May. This

Times Square Arts Presents Sound of Ikebana (Spring)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

In partnership with the Japan Society Gallery, Times Square Arts presents artist and 2016 Japan Cultural Envoy Naoko Tosa's Sound of Ikebana (Spring) on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight every night in April. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.

Times Square Presents MATTEO ZAMAGNI'S NATURE ABSTRACTION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

 In partnership with Moving Image Art Fair & Gazelli Art House, Times Square Arts presents artist Matteo Zamagni's virtual reality film Nature Abstraction on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in March.

Time Square Arts Presents WE WERE STRANGERS ONCE TOO Immigration Heart
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Times Square Arts has announced that The Office for Creative Research is the winner of this year's annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, curated by the Urban Design Forum. Over the last nine years, the Times Square Alliance has invited architecture and design firms to submit proposals for a romantic public art installation celebrating Valentine's Day in Times Square.

The Office for Creative Research Wins Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

New York - Times Square Arts has announced that The Office for Creative Research is the winner of this year's annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, curated by the Urban Design Forum. Over the last nine years, the Times Square Alliance has invited architecture and design firms to submit proposals for a romantic public art installation celebrating Valentine's Day in Times Square. This year's winning design, We Were Strangers Once Too, will be unveiled on February 7, and remain on view for approximately one month at Father Duffy Square, between 46th and 47th Streets and a few feet away from TKTS and the Red Steps. 

Pipilotti Rist Presents OPEN MY GLADE (FLATTEN) on Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Times Square Arts will break out of Times Square's electronic billboards with artist Pipilotti Rist's Open my Glade (Flatten), 2000-2017, from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in January. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC)and Times Square Arts, and is presented in partnership with the record-breaking survey exhibition Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest, on view at the New Museum through January 15.

Pipilotti Rist's Work to Jump Out of the Screen and Into Times Square for January 'Midnight Moment'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Times Square Arts will break out of Times Square's electronic billboards with artist Pipilotti Rist's Open my Glade (Flatten), 2000-2017, from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in January.

Barefoot Bubbly' Named Official Bubbly Of New Year's Eve Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Barefoot Wine & Bubbly is excited to announce they are bringing the bubbles to ring in the New Year as the Official Bubbly of New Year's Eve Times Square. As the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball drops, Barefoot will toast with millions to the start of another year full of opportunities to bring people together in celebration.

Time Square Arts Presents COUNTING SHEEP On Time Square Billboards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Times Square Arts presents a visual lullaby for the city in filmmaker and theatrical video artist Tal Yarden's Counting Sheep on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight throughout December.

November's 'Midnight Moment' to Take Visitors on Visual Road Trip with Emilio Perez's DREAM SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

In partnership with the Cuban Artists Fund, Times Square Arts will take the public on an abstract, visual road trip in Emilio Perez's Dream Season on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in November.

    2       …