New York’s Biggest Block Party celebrated its 38th anniversary June 14th. “One day a year, seven of the country’s finest museums —all ones that call Fifth Avenue home— collectively open their doors from 6pm – 9pm for free to New Yorkers and visitors for a mile-long block party and visual art celebration.”
The festival started during the fiscal crisis of the 1970s as a way to expand the museum going audiences to include not only the members of the upscale neighborhoods in the Upper East Side but also residents from the communities of East Harlem. The festival has been widely successful since it’s inception and continues to expose new comers to art and the artistic riches of the city. Art is for everyone and so is Anonygo.