Rockaway Arts Fest Opening Day With Patti Smith

Closed since Hurricane Sandy, the historic Fort Tilden (former military base) will be making a big comeback with an all day arts festival featuring works by local as well as international artists. This is a family friendly event with children’s art activities along with camping/kayaking demo and activities as well as performance by Rockaway Theater Company. A poetry reading of Walt Whitman by James Franco and Patti Smith. Food trucks will be operating for the duration of the event. To cap off the evening, free Patti Smith concert with special guests Lenny Kaye and Jesse Smith

Sunday, June 29, 2014 (12p-8p)  
Fort Tilden [map]  

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Rockaway Arts Fest Opening Day With Patti Smith

The after party will be at the Rockaway Beach Surf Club

Thanks to the following team for making this possible: MoMA PS1, Rockaway Artist Alliance, Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Park Conservancy and the National Park Service.

Hello James!! 😉



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