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Drawing Heat Workshop at Asia Society


Courtesy Asia Society New York

Drawing Heat Workshop
Friday, June 7 & Saturday, June 8, 2024
Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, NYC

Join Asia Society for their Drawing Heat Workshop this Friday and Saturday afternoons and discover how, why, when and where heat moves through the city, what an urban heat island is and how our bodies are impacted by it.

As part of Asia Society’s COAL + ICE exhibition and series of programs designed to provoke thought and action on climate change, this free guided walking tour is led by artist Bryony Ella and historian Dr Kara Schlichting of Melting Metropolis, an international research project looking at the history of heat in the city. Be inspired by the history and climate of New York as you create experimental artworks in ink, pencil and chalk to express embodied memories of summer.

All materials provided and no art experience or historical knowledge of New York is necessary. This is an outdoor activity suitable for adults (14yrs+) who are comfortable walking / standing for up to 1 hour at a time. You will be walking a maximum of 1.25 miles per workshop and the majority of your time will be spent outside under shade. However as these are walking workshops, please do ensure you feel able to participate. Water and picnic blankets will be provided. No pets, please (not everyone is comfortable with dogs).

Participants will also be granted free admission to the COAL + ICE exhibit. Another tour will be conducted in Brooklyn on June 15th.

To register for free, click here.