Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
This tour ventures into Flushing, Queens, home to some of the oldest, best-preserved, and most historically significant buildings in the United States. This tour will examine the fascinating history of the neighborhood, as well as its abundant ghoulish and ghostly stories. This two-hour walk will take you to the places where the bodies are buried,
Friends Quaker Meeting House
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
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
1:00 pm
Celebrate the holiday season with six Queens historic sites and learn about their unique histories! Set your own pace and visit as many sites as you choose. One ticket is good for all six sites. Each historic house offers guided tours, family-friendly activities, and refreshments. Many of the houses will have musical performances, holiday crafts
Queens Historical Society
4:00 pm
The curator and artists will talk about the genesis and development of the ideas for this show, as well as the different materials, techniques, and subject matter of the works included in it. The speakers will discuss how social and political engagement is embodied in the shared art practices of many of the artists in
Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
No mosquitoes to fight. No machetes needed. This is the area that corporate Amazon rejected under community pressure. They chose not to negotiate. The area is still prime for artist and tech startup investments. The tour is limited to 30 participants. The fee is $20, payable at the start of the tour. Registration required at
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
10:00 am
(The Mets are playing at home so the #7 is not affected for the weekend!) Since 1999, when the Metrocard matured, I have led a tour called The World of the Number 7 Train. This series of six walks and connecting rides along North Queens transportation corridor became my signature tour, focusing on what the
Stops along the #7 train
4:00 pm
Faraway travel may be limited due to the pandemic, but you can do plenty of traveling and touring in almost every neighborhood of our great borough with the book “Walking Queens”! Author Adrienne Onofri talks about the 30 self-guided walking tours she created for the book and gives you a preview of some of the