Dec 10 2017 @ 12:00 am – Mar 31 2018 @ 11:45 pm
12:00 am
The World Amigurumi Exhibition is back for its fourth year. This year under Dolls for Daily Life, it will explore wider possibilities of amigurumi with unique shapes and innovative ideas. Artists have created products that can be used in daily life, including hair brushes, wallets, scarves, and tissue box covers. Enjoy an opening party on December
Long Island City
12:00 am
Sarah Lynn Henry will offer a talk about Elizabeth Korn (1900-1979) artist and her work, presently on view at the Voelker Orth Museum. Korn’s evocative assemblages and prints of the 1970s combine classical imagery with found objects and striking forms. The artist trained in Germany early in the 20th century, emigrated in the 1930s, taught, illustrated
Flushing
3:00 pm
The Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill will be performing Hayden’s Oratorio: The Creation on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3 PM at St. John’s Lutheran Church 86-20 114th St. Admission is $15 at the door or $12.50 for Seniors, Students and advance purchases. children are free. Reception after the performance. Call for info: 718-441-8118
St. John's Lutheran Church
6:00 pm
Join the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery for an opening reception for an art exhibit by local resident Bob Murphy: Photography, watercolor, oil and mixed media paintings. Free parking on cemetery grounds – enter the gate at Kew Gardens Rd. & 129th St.
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – May 20 @ 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join King Manor for their third annual Traditions Festival. It’s a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts from Jamaica in 18th century to modern times, with all the wonderful different cultures in our community! Fun for adults and children with hands-on activities, demonstrations, and tastings. Come experience the past and present, for free!
King Manor Museum
May 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
1:30 pm
In conjunction with Dorsky’s current exhibition, WAKE, curated by Michele L’Heureux, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs is pleases to present: All About Water: A conversation with artists Resa Blatman, Stacy Levy, and Naoe Suzuki moderated by Michele L’Heureux. Seating is limited. RSVP by calling (718) 937-6317 or emailing rsvp@dorsky.org
Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs
7:00 pm
Join the Knockdown Center this spring for the return of Sunday Service, a free monthly series of live work across mediums in their bar, the Ready Room. This Sunday featured curator is Mariana Valencia. Mariana Valencia, is a dance artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Valencia has held residencies at Chez Bushwick (2013), New York
Knockdown center
Jun 5 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
9:00 pm
TYRANNOSAURUS is a weekly stand up comedy show in Long Island City. Each week Sam Evans (Montreal Just For Laughs Festival) and Patrick Hastie (SF Sketchfest) carefully curate a solid lineup of comedians from Conan, The Tonight Show and Comedy Central, mixed with only the best up and coming new talent! The show is always
RaR Bar
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
Before the Bushwick Collective, NYC’s primary graffiti & street art mecca was 5Pointz in Queens. In its wake, new art collectives have sprung up, making western Queens the best-kept secret for street art in NYC! Come discover Queens on a tour that you will not forget! From the artist haven of Long Island City to
Clever Blend LIC
3:00 pm
TOPAZ ARTS presents Marks and Conversations, curated by Todd B. Richmond and Paz Tanjuaquio, featuring new work by Maeve D’Arcy and Roberto Jamora – two local artists whose works investigate color, abstraction, and gestures in painting to convey memory, place and time.
Topaz Arts
1:00 pm
Enjoy Valerie Green/Dance Entropy’s preview performance of Utopia, an interdisciplinary piece made in collaboration with visual artist Keren Anavy at the Queens Museum. Performance by Erin Gio, Richard Scandola, Emily Elizabeth Aiken, Caitlyn Casson, and Kristin Licata Music by Mark Katsaounis Additional vocals by Katie Mullins Costumes by Deborah Erenberg The performance will be followed
Queens Museum
2:00 pm
In conjunction with our current exhibition, WAKE, curated by Michele L’Heureux, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs is pleased to present: Crossing Hemispheres: Using Both Sides of our Brains to Address Climate Change A conversation with Ellen Driscoll and Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, moderated by Rese Blatman Seating is limited: RSVP: (718) 937-6317 or rsvp@dorsky.org
Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs
Jun 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
It is Ms. Joanne M. Cherisma’s Book Signing and Launch Party at Keiko Studios. In I Never Thought I Would Be A Statistic, the author shares her testimony of how she overcame an abusive relationship. She would also like to use the occasion to bring more awareness on the subject. They are hoping to have some
Keiko Studio
Jun 24 all-day
12:00 am
gott market? is a place for vendors to sell their stuff in Ridgewood. Some items on sell include Art, American Nostalgia, Hand Crafted Items, Local Honey, and Kitsch. Plus, you can get some ready good food. Gottscheer Hall is famous for their brunch.
Gottscheer Hall
4:00 pm
Join IN for a FREE film-making workshop with Museum of the Moving Image at 4 pm, followed by a performance by the Queens Music Academy’s kids rock band starting at 5 pm!
Bliss Plaza
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Join the Queensboro Dance Festival, an annual 6-month tour of performances and community dance activities featuring dance companies all from Queens.
Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk
12:00 am
A new partnership with the Colombian Flower Festival, with Circus Arts, Theater, and Music featuring Colombian groups SADEP and Polichinela. Working with “Silleteros” artists from Colombia, all ages will enjoy hands-on Silleta making and Colombian flower displays. Flowers and materials provided. DATE: SUN | JULY 1 | 12-5 PM | SHOW & WORKSHOP Tickets: FREE
Flushing Town Hall
Jul 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
8:00 pm
Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month, hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each show they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, be cool and have a blast! This months comics are: Julia Shiplett (HBO’S CRASHING),
The Creek and The Cave
12:00 am
Local Project is proud to announce its Summer Market Sale where it will bring an amazing variety of local Art and Handmade goods created by artists from all over New York City. Expect more than 15 vendors, paintings, illustrations, wearable’s, jewelry, accessories, clothing and ceramics. Local Project brings the arts and community together under one roof,
Local Project Art Space
12:00 am
Come catch a performance of the 2018 Queensboro Dance Festival, which is touring 26 diverse Queens-based dance companies throughout Queens’ beautiful parks, plazas, theaters, libraries, and streets this May through October! See a different line-up of companies at each venue! Enjoy a summer day at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, highlighted with QDF Performances and activities!
Unisphere, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
12:00 am
The Colors of Frida / Los Colores de Frida is a bilingual, one-woman show about the great Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, which combines storytelling, music, visual arts, puppets and audience participation. Ages 6 and up.
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Jul 24 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
9:00 pm
TYRANNOSAURUS is a weekly stand up comedy show in Long Island City. Each week Sam Evans (Montreal Just For Laughs Festival) and Patrick Hastie (SF Sketchfest) carefully curate a solid lineup of comedians from Conan, The Tonight Show and Comedy Central, mixed with only the best up and coming new talent! The show is always
RaR Bar
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
8:00 pm
Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month at The Creek and The Cave in Queens, hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each show they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, be cool and have a blast!
The Creek and The Cave
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 8 @ 1:51 pm
12:00 pm
Local Project is excited to bring so much talent together, representing some of the current creepy times and also some dark but funny bodies of work. Artists and the public together will be under a safe roof where both can communicate and talk openly about their points of view. The Freak Show Exhibition is curated by
Local Project
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join the Astoria Bookshop for a Summer Open Mic. “We’re coming to the end of the summer, and as the heat (hopefully) subsides, we wind down and vacations end, we’d like to offer an open mic to close out the season!” Gather in the bookshop, bring something you’d like to share, or just come and
The Astoria Bookshop
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
2:30 pm
As part of the exhibition El Dorado (The Golden), writer Sherese Francis will lead a free poetry workshop inspired by the art installation. All ages are welcome to join. Language is fluid and moldable. We are constantly shaping it into new forms and meanings. This workshop will use language and sound concepts like etymology, synonyms,
Lewis H. Latimer House Museum