Jun 6 – Jun 27 all-day
12:00 am
Experiment in the medium of watercolor with the farm landscape as your backdrop! Local Queens artist Denis Ponsot will provide instruction and demo all the “shop tricks” in watercolor painting. Beginning and experienced students are welcome and will explore a variety of techniques with an emphasis on developing one’s own style. Demonstrations of color and
Queens County Farm Museum
5:00 pm
Artist Shervone Neckles’ installation Beacon Shade Sail affirms the Lewis Latimer House Museum’s sense of place and belonging within the Flushing and greater Queens community, and honors the “groundbreaking” lifework of inventor Lewis H. Latimer. The outdoor installation features two triangular-shaped shade sails which function as a focal point to attract the local public and
Lewis Latimer House Museum
6:00 pm
Bayside Historical Society is hosting the 5th Annual Independence Day Celebration with a free concert and fireworks display by Grucci in Fort Totten Park in Bayside, Queens! Food and beverage vending trucks on site; live musical performances from 6:00-9:00pm; fireworks display begins at 9:15pm. Admittance to the park begins at 5:00pm. Free parking and shuttle
Bayside Historical Society
3:00 pm
Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum present the New York-based guitar and percussion duo 75 Dollar Bill, performing their unique blend of sound from Northwest Africa by way of Mississippi and New York No Wave. As 75 Dollar Bill, plywood crate percussionist Rick Brown and guitarist Che Chen make electric, richly patterned music
The Noguchi Museum
12:00 am
Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas brings together contemporary artists from across the Americas who have tapped into science fiction’s capacity to imagine new realities, both utopian and dystopian. Science fiction offers a unique artistic landscape in which to explore the colonial enterprise that shaped the Americas and to present alternative perspectives speculating
Queens Museum