The Blue Bus Project is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to bringing free participatory art events into underserved communities around NYC, promoting dialogue for social, artistic and political change by way of performance, visual arts and interdisciplinary workshops.

The Blue Bus Project is a platform for participants to contribute to their community while enhancing its beauty and cultural identity. It provides a safe space for conversations by partnering with educational institutions, local art organizations, city agencies, and individual artists.

 

It brings joy, cultivates creativity, and serves as a bridge to connect people with their community.

ENGAGE

EMPOWER

BUILD COMMUNITY

 THROUGH ART

2020 Stops

Summer Solstice

June 21 @ SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK

Zine Fair & Swap

June 24 @ ARTIST & CRAFTSMAN

Backlot Fest

June 25 @ KAUFMAN ARTS DISTRICT

Tongue Tide

July 6 @ FLUX FACTORY

INSITU Dance Festival

July 8 - July 9 @ SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK

City of Water Day

July 15 @ SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK

Citizen Committee of NYC

July 10 - Aug 5 @ ROCKAWAY

WHAT DOES “The Blue Bus Project” DO?

Founded in May 2016, the Blue Bus Project is a platform for participants - neighborhoods, artists, students of all ages - to contribute to their community while enhancing its beauty and cultural identity.

Since its inception, the Blue Bus Project has reached out to several communities, held different programs and commissioned workshops in public parks in Harlem, Governors Island, Socrates Sculpture Park, Lower East Side and Jamaica Queens, ranging from the creation of sculptures to Food and Clothing drives for the needy. 

  • promotes dialogue through the visual and performing arts

  • provide a safe space for conversations by partnering with educational institutions, local art organizations, city agencies, and individual artists.

  • creates a community of artists

  • brings joy, cultivates creativity, and serves as a bridge to connect people with their community

PAST STOP

2017

Bike Parade

June 10 @ SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK

Figment

June 3-4 @ GOVERNOR'S ISLAND

La Mama Moves! Dance Festival!

May 21 @ LA MAMA THEATRE

Peace Flags

March 5 @ 10TEN STUDIOS

2016

Treat The World2016

Food + Winter Clothing Drive

Nov 18/Dec 18-25 Bushwick/Harlem

"Trick-or-Treat" Fundraising Music Event

Oct 30 @ LIC Manducatis Rustica

Food Day

Oct 15 @ SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK

Bushwick Open Studios

Oct 1-2 @ BUSHWICK

The Driver

Inspired by her community and engaged with her social environment, NYC- based mixed media artist, Annalisa Iadicicco created the Blue Bus Project, a living, breathing mobile art gallery that takes this conversation to the streets of NYC and beyond.

Jameco Exchange/

Art Yo' Trash

June 2 -14 @ No Longer Empty/Local Project

Figment

June 4-5 @ GOVERNOR'S ISLAND

OpenStudio

May 21-22 @ LIC ARTS OPEN 2016

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