Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) proudly presents MOODS AND EXPRESSIONS, A Caribbean Sensation that celebrates Caribbean artists living in metropolitan, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, with some of whom were seen in the documentary film “Plight Of The Caribbean Artists.” The MOODS AND EXPRESSIONS exhibition includes paintings, mixed media works and sculptures
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
5:00 pm
Danyelle Means, the Consulting Curator for the upcoming Survivance & Sovereignty on Turtle Island Exhibit and former Exhibitions Director for the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, will discuss her research on museum collections and exhibition practices. In particular, she will address Native American Art in the collections of European museums. Part of
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
12:00 pm
Open to the Public! After a triumphant return in 2017, Sunnyside Gardens Park is again hosting its annual Oktoberfest on Saturday 10/6 (rain date – 10/7) from 12:00-5:00pm. Join us as we transform the picnic grove into an authentic Bier garden serving craft beer and classic German-style foods, accompanied by live music and entertainment throughout the day! Our
Sunnyside Gardens Park
Oct 20 @ 11:30 am
11:30 am
FAMILY WORKSHOP (AGES 10+) Join Master Teaching Artist Pepe Santana for a workshop on Andean Culture and instrument-making. Learn the history of Andean Culture, traditions and music, while Pepe instructs you in making a pentatonic panpipe and learning how to play it. Then check out his personal collection of Andean instruments in our gallery. SAT
Flushing Town Hall
5:00 pm
Panelists: Jennifer Kreder, Professor of Law at Solomon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University Jackie Swift (Comanche/Fort Sill Apache), Repatriation Manager, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution Additional Speaker To Be Announced This panel addresses the process of repatriation at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) and the repatriation
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
6:00 pm
Korea-based artist Hyun-No Choi Kyu-Il presents dynamic drawings, prints, and sculptures that are as mysterious as they are beautiful. Works on paper are made with ease, and his sculptures are chiseled following the natural grain of the stone. Freedom of expression is evident across his body of work. FRI | NOV 9 | 6-8 PM
Flushing Town Hall
1:00 pm
Special Guest: Hanne Liebmann, Holocaust Survivor Keynote Speaker: Dr. Azadeh Aalai, Assistant Professor of Social Sciences, Queensborough Community College Join the KHC as we remember the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the violent anti-Jewish pogram that took place over 48 hours beginning on November 9th, 1938. Kristallnacht, “Crystal Night,” or sometimes, “Night of Broken Glass” was
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
12:10 pm
Speaker: Sofia Lago, Former KHC Curatorial Fellow; PhD candidate University of Bristol, UK The term “language revival” refers to a community of speakers halting or reversing the decline of language, or reviving an extinct one. To date, scholars of ethnolinguistics and language politics identify the Hebrew language as the only successful revival movement, though spoken
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
12:10 pm
Survivor Speakers: Anita Weissbord, Manfred Korman, Ellen Zilka, and Hannah Deutch Musical Performance by The Astoria Music Project Immediately following the violent demonstrations during Kristallnacht, rescue efforts went into effect to bring Jewish child refugees from Nazi Germany, Austria, and Czech lands into Great Britain. The Kindertransport, or Children’s Transport, through the work of many
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
5:00 pm
Speaker: Diane Fraher (Osage/Cherokee), filmmaker and founder and director of American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) This program will include a screening of clips from two films by acclaimed Osage/Cherokee filmmaker Diane Fraher, The Reawakening (2014) and The Heart Stays. Fraher will discuss her own work, depictions of Native American people in film and the work
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
12:00 pm
Speakers: Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College & Rachel Waters, graduate student at the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs The Dakota Access Pipeline protests, also known as #NODAPL or the Standing Rock protests, began after Energy Transfer Partners gained approval to build a pipeline
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
5:00 pm
Speakers/Performers: Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel, Founders of Spiderwoman Theatre Founded in 1976 in New York City, Spiderwoman Theatre is the oldest indigenous people’s theatre company in the United States. Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel as well as their sister Lisa Mayo, are from the Kuna and Rappahannock nations and have formed the core of
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College