The Hort's Gallery encourages gardeners and artists alike to appreciate the creative intersection between art and nature. Exhibitions showcase emerging and established contemporary artists inspired by horticulture, botany, landscape, and the environment.Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
The 8th Annual Sprout Exhibition
of New York City Children’s Art
March 31 – May 1, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Our annual Sprout exhibition celebrates the artistic creativity of the students in our Apple Seed education program. This year, over 250 students from public schools across Harlem explored the beauty and science of plants. Students translated their plant studies by hand-painting produce portraits on kitchen tiles and in watercolor paintings and collaged bountiful self-portraits with recycled seed catalogs. Salad Selfies showcases these students’ masterpieces.
Participating Schools: PS 57, PS 171, PS 192, PS/MS 210, and Harlem Children’s Zone PS 242
Apple Seed Staff: Pam Ito and Maxine Getz
The Hort's exhibitions are supported in part by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.