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Brooklyn Botanical Garden: ‘Opening of For the Birds’ | New in NYC

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK– On Saturday, June 11, celebrate with the Brooklyn Botanical Garden the opening of ‘For the Birds’, an exhibition and program series presented in partnership with acclaimed music supervisor Randall Poster.

‘For the Birds’ is a multidisciplinary exhibition and program series, which explores the connections between birds and plants through both scientific and artistic lenses, inspired by the Garden’s resident birds, as well as “For the Birds: The Birdsong Project,” a multi -album set of original recordings celebrating birds by 200-plus artists, compiled by Randall Poster.

For the Birds is centered around a Garden-wide outdoor exhibition of dozens of site-specific birdhouses created by artists of internationally renown. Each birdhouse provides an opportunity to learn more about birds and their habitats through the eyes of artists working with a variety of materials and points of view.

Birdhouses and locations can be seen at:

For the Birds Celebration, Saturday June 11, 2022 (Courtesy of Brooklyn Botanical Garden)

Activities include:

10 am–3 pm – Warby Parker Birdocular Giveaway, while supplies last (Entrances)

10:30 am – 12:30 pm – Bird Puppet Crafting (Discovery Garden)

10:30am–12:30pm – Volunteers for Wildlife Birds of Prey (Water Garden)

11 am–6 pm – Listening Station (Atrium Patio)

12-1pm – Meet the Birdhouse Artists (Various Locations)

1-3pm – Bird Dance Party (Various Locations)

For the Birds Celebration

Enjoy the Bird Dance Party from 1-3 pm in various locations around the garden (Courtesy of Brooklyn Botanical Garden).

Be among the first to check out the new, Garden-wide birdhouse installation, meet the exhibition artists, join a dance party and parade, and get up close with incredible birds of prey.

All programs are free with Garden admission. For more information visit:

For the Birds Celebration

Get up close to some incredible birds of prey and learn about what make these animals some of the most skilled hunters on the planet (Courtesy of Brooklyn Botanical Garden).

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