First City Project has partnered with RXR Realty and Martino Auto Concepts to host an art installation and exotic car show in Village Square. “Art & Automobiles” will highlight a handful of high-end exotic cars displayed in the courtyard of Village Square with new models from Lamborghini and Ferrari.
The Glen Street takeover (between Pulaski and School St) will feature a mini car show of colorful exotics from Manhattan Motorcars, Ferrari of Long Island, Ryan Friedman Motorcars, Ferrari Club of America, Empire State Region, Rally Point East and Race the North. Guests will also enjoy food trucks during this general public event.
The Village Square store front will host a weekend of Automobile inspired Art. Visitors of the installation can enjoy “Art Hoods” (paintings that utilize the front hoods from vehicles as the canvas) by various artists, motorsports oil painter Dean Adams, as well as sculptures and artifacts created by Restoration Oak, Tristan Roland and Yasue Maetake.
About Village Square:
RXR Realty’s Village Square, a project viewed by many as key to the revitalization of downtown Glen Cove, features a 16,500 sq foot public plaza, 156 square feet of retail space and 146 studio – two-bedroom rental apartment as the new mixed-use community development in the heart of Glen Cove.
About First City Project:
First City Project is a catalyst for cultural energy in the city of Glen Cove. The organization originally launched at the historic Cole’s House in 2017 as a series of one-off events to allow artists to showcase their work in a public way, cultivate the youth and celebrate art.
The organization is currently in pursuit of non-profit status, and will continue to expand experiences for local residents. The First City Project aims to further invigorate the community through exposure to new artistic mediums, encouraging a spirit of creativity that thrives alongside the neighborhood’s traditional values, enhance the neighborhood identity; strengthen economic development and tourism; educate the youth and to enrich the spirit and pride of Glen Cove. Future projects to include live art events, mural design, pump track, youth programs, art themed boutiques, popups and artisanal food events.