instagram-famous 'color factory' exhibition is coming to new york city
 

instagram-famous 'color factory' exhibition is coming to new york city

an array of rainbow hues are set to invade new york city this summer as the color factory brings its collaboratively-produced art experience to the big apple. the prismatic art installation promises to invite curiosity, discovery and play with a series of participatory installations of color collected around the city.

instagram-famous 'color factory' exhibition is coming to new york city

 

 

the color factory originally opened in san francisco last year, intended to last for just four weeks. because of its popularity however, the exhibition unexpectedly flourished as a celebration of color and creativity that lasted for another eight sold-out months. the second palette, set to open in new york in august, will encompass 20,000 square feet of exhibit space, 16 mind-blowing installations.

instagram-famous 'color factory' exhibition is coming to new york city

 

 

 

as before, a huge list of local and national creatives have been enlisted to make it happen. ‘inspired by the colors of the city’, installation vary with each one encouraging an awakening when it comes to color. visitors can expect art from illustrator jason polan (every person in new york), an ombre floating balloon room, a luminous dance floow and a room where you can discover your ‘secret color’. beyond the exhibit itself, guests will receive a secret NYC neighborhood map, which directs you to over 20 unique color experiences located throughout downtown manhattan.

instagram-famous 'color factory' exhibition is coming to new york city

 

 

the color factory new york opens on august 20 at 251 spring street in soho, open thursday–tuesday, 10 AM–11 PM. general admission tickets are on sale now.

instagram-famous 'color factory' exhibition is coming to new york city

 

 

meanwhile, people in the city can check out ‘manhattan color walk,’ color factory’s free installation located in the garden at the cooper hewitt, smithsonian design museum. the piece features 265 colors sourced from all over manhattan, and painted on a sidewalk.

 

video by color factory

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    art news

    ×
    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    501,538 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample