12:00 am
Ever wondered what life was like before the telephone was invented? How did people communicate with each other over long distances? Come to the Queens Historical Society to find out! The telegraph was one of the earliest ways people were able to communicate with each other electronically. The original version of texting in the 19th
Queens Historical Society
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
12:00 am
Diving Into The Surface A solo exhibition by Marta Masternak August 23rd – 26th Gallery Hours: 1pm – 6pm Opening Reception: August 23rd, 7:00pm
Flux Factory
7:30 pm
Eighty years ago, our borough of Queens hosted one of the most memorable events in history: The New York World’s Fair. A world weary from the Great Depression turned its hopeful eyes to an optimistic view of the “WORLD OF TOMORROW,” and thrilled to the predictions of industrial and technological marvels that an exciting future
Bayside Historical Society
6:00 pm
Join us for the opening of our new exhibit, “The Language of the City: Immigrant Voices,” a celebration of NYC’s rich history of diversity. Enjoy this multimedia exhibition based on immigrant oral histories from The Brooklyn College Listening Project, alongside historical photos, audiovisual recordings, and other material from the collections of the Municipal Archives and
NYC Dept. Of Records and Information Services
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm
6:00 pm
A group exhibition of nine Korean-American artists who have been living and working in the United States. Their artworks embody diverse and dynamic philosophies depicted using materials such as colorful pigments and stitched threads that symbolize diversity and represent a connection between cultures. Opening Reception: FRI, SEPT 13, 6-8 PM Gallery Dates: FRI, SEPT 13
Flushing Town Hall
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
3:00 pm
“A Steinway Street Art Walk!” The Steinway Astoria Partnership proudly announced that it will host its Steinway Street Art Walk on Saturday, September 14th, 2019 from 3:00-7:00 pm along the BID corridor. The event kicks off at Long Island City Kleaners located at 30-53 Steinway Street, where art lovers can pick up their guidebook for
Steinway Street between 28th & 34th Avenue
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2:00 pm
Recent Flux Factory Artist-in-Residence, poet and designer Dew Igworia, has been working on a series of party dresses that celebrate and honor cherished garments that she collected over years, which helped form her identity. These dresses connected her to a realm of fantasy and an expansiveness of self, but were lost in the removal of
Flux Factory
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC based museums. The theme
Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Long Island
Sep 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
Swing by for a FREE tour of the Queens Historical Society during regular hours on Saturday, September 21 from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm. ——– Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day
Queens Historical Society- Kingsland Homestead
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Flux Factory presents an exhibition of works by two current Artists-in-Residence, Amir Badawi and María Lulu Varona. Each uses colorful embroidery thread to arrive at radically different ends. A quiet medium, both in its delicacy and in the time it takes to produce an object from tiny strands, it is a material that encourages deep
Flux Factory
10:00 am
Enter the camp of Company K of the 67th NY Infantry for a day of Civil War Living History at Fort Totten, where you can walk in the footsteps of Union soldiers and discover all aspects of life in the 1860s. Interact with the 67th NY and learn of lives of the soldiers they imitate:
Bayside Historical Society
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
Inspired by the high-horizon, miniature style paintings cultivated in Southeast Asia between 15th – 18th centuries, this exhibition of illustrations and writing by Symin Adive explores the hierarchies of family, class, race, gender, belief, and sexuality through grounded contemporary scenes in the life of a young immigrant as they grow to understand their “place” in
Flushing Town Hall
7:30 pm
Donna Gentle Spirit Barron is the family Historian and Genealogist for her Matinecock tribe, and a published author of five books on her family’s native history. She will share the history of her family’s nine generations in Little Neck and the Matinecock settlements that once were located in Bayside. Please join Bayside Historical Society at
Bayside Historical Society
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – Oct 26 @ 4:30 pm
11:00 am
Sat & Sun, October 5–26; Mon, October 14, 2019 11:00 am–4:30 pm October is pumpkin month at the farm! Enjoy the crisp fall air as you wander through the patch to find the perfect pumpkin. Walk the farm grounds and soak in a little bit of New York history. Queens Farm is the longest continually
Queens County Farm Museum
12:00 pm
After the success of our historic walking tour event in May, Bayside Historical Society welcomes local historian Jason Antos back for an all-new “Fall Crawl” event! We will meet at noon on Bell Boulevard and 42 Avenue in front of the Chase Bank to begin our crawl through the history of Bayside. Jason will beguile
Bayside Historical Society: Outside Meetup Location
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
Aileen Bassis is a Queens visual artist and poet. Her practice includes artists books, printmaking and mixed work on paper. She explores social and political themes running throughout contemporary society. She’s been awarded artist fellowships to the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Vermont Studio center, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts,
Lewis Latimer House Museum
Oct 19 – Oct 20 all-day
12:00 am
Lewis Latimer House will be offering guided tours all weekend for our participation in Open House New York Weekend. Join us on Saturday 10/19 for a special collaboration with SEQAA (Southeast Queens Artist Alliance). We will be making zines in the garden. About Open House New York Weekend Each October, Open House New York Weekend
Lewis Latimer House Museum
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park, the Long Island City / Astoria waterfront park dedicated to supporting artists in the production and presentation of public art, gets Flux’d! Flux Factory, takes over the Park for an adventurous afternoon of performance, engagement, and installation activating The 2019 Socrates Annual exhibition. Come experience Flux’s core themes in action — collaboration,
Socrates Sculpture Park
12:00 pm
Bayside Historical Society is proud to be participating in the Open House New York weekend, a five-borough-wide event that celebrates architecture and design. Since 1984, BHS has been located at the Castle in Fort Totten Park. Built in 1887, the building was originally used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as their Officers’ Mess
Bayside Historical Society
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
1:00 pm
Prepare for a scare inside our haunted farmhouse! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to twist and turn in to Halloween. This indoor event is rain or shine. Recommend for ages 6–12
Queens County Farm Museum
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
11:00 am
Dress in your favorite costume and come on down to the farm! Two-step to live country western music, take a hayride, visit our Haunted Farmhouse and enjoy pony rides and a seasonal petting zoo. Find your way out of The Amazing Maize Maze, check out the Con Edison Ecology booth for recycling tips and get
Queens County Farm Museum
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Sat & Sun, November 2 & 3, 2019 Sat & Sun, November 9 & 10, 2019 11:00 am–4:00 pm Wildlife Weekends are packed full of fun for the entire family including pony rides, hayrides, animal feeding, and the always entertaining (and sometimes slimy) Frogs, Bugs & Animals Show in addition to historic farmhouse tours. Admission
Queens County Farm Museum
7:30 pm
Bayside Historical Society welcomes author and native New Yorker Richard Panchyk for a presentation about his books, Hidden History of Queens and the newly published Abandoned Queens. Join us at the Castle in Fort Totten as Richard takes us back through our borough’s hidden history and uncovers fascinating remnants of the past. Cost is free
Bayside Historical Society
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
Ride back in time with Bayside Historical Society’s classic car show! A variety of vintage and antique automobiles will be showcased on the lawn of the BHS Castle at Fort Totten. This is a free event. RSVP at https://www.baysidehistorical.org/events-1/bhs-vintage-car-show-2019
Bayside Historical Society
Nov 15 2019 – Jan 1 2020 all-day
12:00 am
Join us for the debut exhibition of artist Galina Galmer who will display her work at the Sam Field Center from November 15, 2019 through January 1, 2020. The public is welcome to view the exhibition during the hours the building is open. Galmer reveals raw emotions for the viewer through her unique abstracts. Of
Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center
2:00 pm
Queens Public Library and Lewis Latimer House Museum Present: Talk with David W. Blight, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Join us for a presentation with the historian David W. Blight about his 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. Blight, a history professor and director of the Gilder Lehrman
Queens Public Library at Flushing (Auditorium)
6:00 pm
This fall, a group of 8 writers gathered at the Lewis Latimer House Museum to explore the topics of race & immigration. We will celebrate the conclusion of the workshop with readings by the participants. Join us to hear the incredible stories they have to tell. Friends, family, and others welcome! This event and the
Lewis Latimer House Museum
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
This walk through and conversation will highlight numerous ways in which artists included in At Sea exhibition utilize oceanic imagery as a vehicle to address the notion of being adrift in the face of fraught events – natural and man-made, global and personal.
Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs
10:30 am
Join us for a free Conversation on Democracy from Humanities NY sponsored by the Friends of Maple Grove. Read an historic article from Humanities followed by a discussion. Light refreshments; free parking on cemetery grounds.
Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery