May at the Queens Museum

May at the Queens Museum

Exhibitions:

Marinella Senatore:
Piazza Universale / Social Stages

On view through July 30, 2017Senatore fosters the creative power of crowds to produce works that initiate a dialogue between history, culture, and social structures. This exhibition introduces her multifaceted practice by looking at recent projects created between 2009 and today.
Nine: 2017 Queens Museum Studio Program Exhibition
On view through Aug 27, 2017Featuring artists who have occupied studios at the Queens Museum from 2015 to 2017 including ruby onyinyechi amanze, Andrew Beccone, Chris Bogia, Gloria Maximo, Ander Mikalson, Karolina Sobecka, Alina Tenser, Tuo Wang, and Bryan Zanisnik.
Anna K.E.: Profound Approach and Easy Outcome
On view through Feb 18, 2018The fourth iteration in a series of site-specific commissions by women artists on the Large Wall, K.E.’s work playfully renders a complex reflection on artistic production, feminism, power, and the role of institutions.
Ronny Quevedo: no hay medio tiempo / there is no halftime
On view through Aug 13, 2017Quevedo’s large-scale and cross-disciplinary works incorporate wide-ranging graphic references from sports field diagrams to Andean heraldic codes. This project visualizes the ethos of global migration and displacement of peoples and cultures.

 

Commonwealth: Water For All
On view through July 30, 2017Highlighting the urgency of water rights, this exhibition in the Queens Museum’s Watershed Gallery brings together We Are the Storm and Wellspring, two recently acquired portfolios of artists’ prints developed by the Justseeds Artist Cooperative, organized by Interference Archive.
Event Picks
Click here for the full event calendarAll events are free with Museum admission, and open to the public unless otherwise noted
Afternoon Film Series

This 8-week series features dramatic and comedic films exploring issues of camouflage, from national security to gender insecurity. Introductions and post-film discussions are led by actor Mark Ethan Toporek.

May 3
May 10
May 17

2–5pm
In Search of Something Special / En busca de algo especial
Communiversity of Inclusive Play/ Communiversity Para El Juego Inclusivo
Take part in a new initiative featuring workshops and public programs. Children with diverse abilities, parents, and caregivers are welcome to explore play, education, psychology, and design.
May 7
1–4pm
Legislative Theatre Festival
By Theatre of the Oppressed NYC
Join us and representatives from City Council and the Mayor’s Office as we activate creative policy change. Immigration, homelessness, policing, labor rights and other pertinent issues are explored via an advocacy fair, performances, and brainstorming session.
May 7
1–5pm
Catch the Cool
City Through My Senses
All families are welcome to experience bilingual storytelling, live performances, a scavenger hunt, children’s yoga, and more at Cool Culture‘s annual Catch the Cool Family Festival.
May 13
2–4pm
(Offsite) Poems of Light
A New New Yorkers workshop with Sol Aramendi
Enhance your digital photography skills at this workshop about lighting and learn about its crucial role in creating compelling images. Offsite at the Langston Hughes Library.
May 15-
Jul 10

10am–12pm
Parent Support Group
For Families in the Autism Community
Join a parent-led support group for parents and caregivers affected by autism. Support tools will be developed for parents to share, learn and explore methods for self care and coping.
May 18
11am-12:30pm
Creative Spectrum Art Social

Art educator Jacqueline Moore will facilitate this workshop for children with disabilities. Through collaborative art making, children are given opportunities to socialize and think in creative ways.

May 21
10-11am
ArtAccess Open Studio For Adults

An open space for adults with diverse abilities to create artwork based on their interests and inspirations.

May 21
1-3pm
Every Sunday
Free Drop-in Family Workshops 1:30-4:30pm
The Queens Museum invites children 5-12 and their adult companions to explore drawing from different sources of inspiration each week. Children with special needs welcome, adaptations available. No fee or advance registration required. Just show up and stay for as long as you like.
Free Guided Tours
2pm Exhibition Tour (in English)
3pm Exhibition Tour (in Spanish)
4pm Panorama of the City of New York Tour (in English)

All tours meet at the park side information desk.

News
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