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Playground closed for maintenance. Reopening October 23rd.
Playground closed for maintenance. Reopening October 23rd.
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Madison Square Park Conservancy is responsible for the maintenance of the park’s lawns. During the month of October, Oval lawn and Farragut lawn are open daily for public use starting at 10 AM through 7 PM, weather permitting. Learn more about park hours and rules by visiting our FAQ page.


Our Mission

Our mission is to protect, nurture, and enhance Madison Square Park, creating an environment that fosters moments of inspiration.

As stewards, we strive to engage the community through our beautiful gardens, inviting amenities, and world-class programming.

We believe that in an urban setting everyone deserves access to a park that allows for recreation, respite, and reflection.

Conservancy focus
Madison Square Park Conservancy is the non-profit responsible for caring for the park. We are dedicated to nurturing our public space by focusing on the following areas:
The Board of Trustees plays a vital role in sustaining and strengthening Madison Square Park Conservancy.
Sheila Kearney Davidson, Chair
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel, NY Life Insurance Company
John Barry
Vice President, Thornton Tomasetti
Daniel L. Berger
Director, Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.
Erica Desai
Jessica Distelburger
Kristi Forbes
Senior Vice President & Director, Forty One Madison
Steven Fuld
Senior Vice President, Sony Corporation of America
Marc Glosserman
Founder & CEO, Hill Country Hospitality
Laurie Golub
Chief Operating Officer & Senior Managing Director, Square Mile Capital Management
John Grudzina
Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff, & General Counsel, Grey Group
Jordana Grunfeld
Michael L. Kahn
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at CSTK, Inc. & Velociti Inc.
Emily Rose Laochua
Managing Director, Credit Suisse, ESG Financing Group
Robert T. Lapidus
President & Chief Investment Officer, L&L Holding Co.
Leslie Spira Lopez
President & CEO, KEW Management Corp.
Bill Lukashok
Prana Investments
Neil Luthra
Founding Partner, Newbond Holdings
Sean MacIsaac
Danny Meyer
CEO, Union Square Hospitality Group
Edward V. Piccinich
Chief Operating Officer, SL Green Realty Corp
Ronald Pizzuti
CEO & President, The Pizzuti Companies
Manuel Prior
Executive Director, Porcelanosa
Catherine So
Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, Tiffany & Co.
Paul Teti
Senior Vice President, Asset Management & Leasing, Columbia Property Trust
Jamie Welch
AW Energy Partners
William Castro, Ex officio
Manhattan Borough Commissioner, New York City Parks & Recreation
Launched in 2014, our Associate Board engages residents and enthusiastic supporters to act as park ambassadors.
Olga Armer
Rashmi Gill
Rashmi Gill Photography
Adam Alpert
CEO, Disruptor Records
Nick Athanail
Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, The Corcoran Group
Matthew Edman
Director, Cyber Security & Investigations, Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Alex Foster
Managing Partner, Atlas Real Estate Partners
Darya Goldstein
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Compass
Jude Gorman
Haley Ingraham
Director of Sales, The New York EDITION
Pooja Kapoor
Simon Kim
Proprietor, Cote Korean Steakhouse
Eric Liang
Vice President, Columbia Property Trust
Lola Linarte
Director of Marketing, Project Gaia by Maison de Papillion
Jennifer Lee Manguino
Deby Pan Mathew
John Meadow
President, LDV Hospitality & Scarpetta Restaurants
Matthew McKee
Financial Advisor, The Legacy Alliance Group, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Braxton Midyette
Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility Sony Corporation of America
Tucker Moulton
Associate, The Carlyle Group
Ngo Okafor
Hitomi Pender
Founder & CEO, LinkStrollers
Michal Rosenn
General Counsel, Expa
Hannah Rosenwein
Associate, High Yield Strategy, Citigroup
Lily-Hayes Salzberg
Grace Shanon
Adolophine Sheeley
Founder & President, Adolophine
Elizabeth Sherman
Senior Leasing Agent, Kew Management
Emily Waite
Senior Planner, Grey Group
Minsun Yoo
Director of Product Development, David & Young Group Corp.
Kimberly Harounian Zaga
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, The Corcoran Group
The Art Committee is a group of professional colleagues, collectors, and philanthropists who support and advise on our curatorial programs.
Ronald A. Pizzuti, Chair
CEO and President, The Pizzuti Companies Founder, Pizzuti Collection
Diana Al-Hadid
Sasha C. Bass
Principal, Fine Line Group
David Berliner
President and Chief Operating Officer, Brooklyn Museum
Bunny Burson
Dan Cameron
Independent Curator
Leonardo Drew
Roxanne H. Frank
Honorary Trustee, Saint Louis Art Museum
Stacey Goergen
Independent Curator and Writer
Paul C. Ha
Director, MIT List Visual Arts Center
Kendal Henry
Assistant Commissioner for Public Art
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
Toby Devan Lewis
Former Curator, Progressive Collection
Danny Meyer
CEO, Union Square Hospitality Group
Nancy Princenthal
Critic and Author
MFA Art Writing Faculty, School of Visual Arts
Debra Simon
Former Director of Public Art, Times Square Alliance
Elizabeth Smith
Executive Director, Helen Frankenthaler Foundation
Ursula von Rydingsvard
The Sustainability Committee brings together educators, environmentalists, ecologists, and philanthropists to advocate for and advance Madison Square Park Conservancy’s sustainability initiative.
Heather Chun, Co-Chair
Global Business Manager, Credit Suisse
Amy Miller, Co-Chair
Senior Vice President & Corporate Secretary
New York Life Insurance Company
Our core team oversees the operations and maintenance of Madison Square Park, bringing together extensive experience in park and non-profit management, horticulture, art curation, and communications.
Keats Myer photo
Keats Myer
Executive Director
Brooke Kamin Rapaport
Deputy Director and Martin Friedman Chief Curator
Tom Reidy
Deputy Director, Finance and Special Projects
Truth Murray-Cole
Curatorial Manager
Stephanie Stachow
Senior Corporate Relationships Manager
Rosina Roa
Director of Finance and Human Resources
Nicole Rivers
Deputy Director, Institutional Advancement
Hannah Sterrs
Manager, Community Engagement and Diversity & Inclusion
Andie Terzano
Development Manager
Dana Klein
Events Manager
Deepka Sani
Director of Marketing and Communications
Bridget O'Sullivan
Graphic Design and Communications Associate
Stephanie Lucas
Deputy Director of Horticulture and Operations
Emily Dickinson
Climate and Sustainability Initiative Senior Manager
Jessica Kaplan
Horticulture Manager
Aiyanna Milligan
Horticulture Associate
Ryu Kim
Senior Park Manager
Jossue Velasquez
Park Manager
Lorenzo Arrington
Associate Park Manager
Tyrone Wright
Associate Park Manager
Erik Ramos
Associate Park Manager
Britney Shifrin
Park Operations Supervisor
Eli Collazo
Operations Crew Member
Curtis Parker
Operations Crew Member
Jamane Ward
Operations Crew Member
Tumede Culver
Operations Crew Member
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Abigail Deville: Light of Freedom, Narrated by Brooke Kamin Rappoport
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