Queens Museum of Art - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Queens Museum of Art. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Marinella Senatore “Piazza Universale / Social Stages”

    Marinella Senatore “Piazza Universale / Social Stages”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2017-04-09 - 2017-07-30

    The Queens Museum is proud to host the first show initiated by an American museum by Italian artist Marinella Senatore. Piazza Universale / Social Stages, curated by Matteo Lucchetti, introduces the multifaceted...More »

  • poster for “Nine: 2017 Queens Museum Studio Program Exhibition”

    “Nine: 2017 Queens Museum Studio Program Exhibition”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2017-04-09 - 2017-08-27

    Nine features the artists who took part in the Queens Museum studio program between 2015 and 2017. Although the artists were selected as individuals, certain ideas link the work in this exhibition. In...More »

  • Ronny Quevedo “no hay medio tiempo / there is no halftime”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2017-04-09 - 2017-08-13

    no hay medio tiempo / there is no halftime features site-specific and cross-disciplinary works that incorporate wide-ranging references from sports field diagrams to Andean heraldic codes. The exhibition’s...More »

  • poster for “Commonwealth: Water For All” Exhibition

    “Commonwealth: Water For All” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2017-02-04 - 2017-07-30

    In New York City, it’s easy to take water for granted. We open the tap and it appears. We might take a twenty-minute shower without hesitation. Water makes up more than 60% of our bodies, and while everyone...More »

  • poster for “Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk” Exhibition

    “Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-04-10 - 2016-07-31

    “The Ramones all originate from Forest Hills and kids who grew up there either became musicians, degenerates or dentists. The Ramones are a little of each.” —Tommy Ramone, first press release Released...More »

  • poster for “Queens International 2016” Exhibition

    “Queens International 2016” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Film
    • 2016-04-10 - 2016-07-31

    A tradition since 2001, Queens International is the Museum’s biannual exhibition of artists living or working in Queens. While each iteration has its own curatorial team and vision, what remains constant...More »

  • poster for “Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix” Exhibition

    “Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-04-10 - 2017-01-01

    In the Spring of 2016, the Queens Museum will launch a multi-faceted project in collaboration with renowned writer, historian, and activist, Rebecca Solnit. Solnit is the author of 15 books about environment,...More »

  • poster for William Gropper “Bearing Witness”

    William Gropper “Bearing Witness”

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2016-02-14 - 2016-07-31

    Printmaker, painter and visual editorialist, William Gropper (1897-1977), spent six decades bearing witness. Growing up in poverty on the Lower East Side, Gropper learned early about social injustice....More »

  • poster for Zhang Hongtu Exhibition

    Zhang Hongtu Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-10-18 - 2016-02-28

    Zhang Hongtu has spent the past five decades expanding the ways in which viewers perceive the world around them, skillfully drawing connections between cultures. Originally from mainland China, and New...More »

  • poster for “Architectural Landscapes: SEA in the Forefront” Exhibition

    “Architectural Landscapes: SEA in the Forefront” Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2015-10-03 - 2015-10-31

    inToAsia: TBA Festival 2015 is organized by inCube Arts, an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in New York City. This is the second edition of inToAsia: Time-based Art Festival 2015 with...More »

  • poster for “Catalyst: New Projects by Meredith James, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Casey Tang” Exhibition

    “Catalyst: New Projects by Meredith James, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Casey Tang” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Video installation
    • 2015-10-03 - 2016-02-28

    Meredith James, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Casey Tang make work that sheds light on personal and cultural forces—perception, record-keeping, vernacular belief—that drive the formation of individual and...More »

  • poster for Robert Seydel “The Eye in Matter”

    Robert Seydel “The Eye in Matter”

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    • Media: Photography - Other - Installation
    • 2015-07-19 - 2015-09-27

    The art of Robert Seydel (1960–2011) is a rare hybrid species of the visual and literary that dissolves boundaries between the lyrical and the narrative and the acts of reading and looking. In a body of...More »

  • poster for “An Inclusive World” Exhibition

    “An Inclusive World” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Installation
    • 2015-07-17 - 2015-08-09

    “An Inclusive World,” is a traveling exhibition, organized and curated by its founder and director, Vida Sabbaghi. For the second time since its inception, it is being presented at the Queens Museum. The...More »

  • poster for Mickalene Thomas “Untitled”

    Mickalene Thomas “Untitled”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-06-30 - 2016-03-31

    For this work, one of my inspirations was the Queens Museum’s Panorama of the City of New York, which so starkly displays the many interlocking grids that organize the city. Using the crosshatch from a...More »

  • poster for “Designing Eye: Exposition Posters from 1893 - 2000” Exhibition

    “Designing Eye: Exposition Posters from 1893 - 2000” Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2015-03-25 - 2016-02-28

    On loan from the collection of Erik & Betsy Gordon to celebrate the anniversaries of the New York World’s Fairs, this exhibition features twenty-two rare exposition posters from a period of over one...More »

  • poster for “2013-2015 Queens Museum Studio Program Exhibition”

    “2013-2015 Queens Museum Studio Program Exhibition”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video installation
    • 2015-03-21 - 2015-09-13

    Marking the second year of its Studio Program, the Queens Museum presents an exhibition featuring the works of twelve artists, who, working singly and in partnerships, have occupied studios at QM during...More »

  • poster for “After Midnight: Indian Modernism To Contemporary India 1947/1997” Exhibition

    “After Midnight: Indian Modernism To Contemporary India 1947/1997” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-03-08 - 2015-09-13

    The era following India’s 1947 independence was marked by the emergence of Indian modern art led by the Progressive Artists’ Group and their contemporaries. A half-century later, the year 1997 signaled...More »

  • poster for “Open Sessions: Drawings in Context/Field” Exhibition

    “Open Sessions: Drawings in Context/Field” Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2015-03-07 - 2015-03-29

    There will be a Video Screening on March 21, 5-8pm, Details TBD Encompassing practices in video, photography, drawing and sculpture, this exhibition is focused on the notion of ‘field/context’ as a...More »

  • poster for Polit-Sheer-Form-Office “Polit Sheer Form!” Exhibition

    Polit-Sheer-Form-Office “Polit Sheer Form!” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-11-01 - 2015-03-08

    Polit-Sheer-Form-Office (PSFO) is a China-based art collective founded in 2005 by artists Hong Hao (b. 1965, Beijing), Xiao Yu (b. 1965, Inner Mongolia), Song Dong (b. 1966, Beijing), Liu Jianhua (b. 1962,...More »

  • poster for “Kora: A Meditation on Pilgrimage” Exhibition

    “Kora: A Meditation on Pilgrimage” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Other - Installation
    • 2014-11-01 - 2015-01-04

    In the Tibetan Buddhist and Bön traditions, a kora is a type of pilgrimage made through repeatedly walking and meditating around a sacred site or temple, the word itself meaning circumambulation or revolution....More »

  • poster for “That Kodak Moment Picturing the New York Fairs” Exhibition

    “That Kodak Moment Picturing the New York Fairs” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-11-01 - 2015-02-08

    From Weegee to Margaret Bourke-White, the New York World’s Fairs proved to be an irresistible subject for photographers. Professionals were sent on assignment for magazines and newspapers to document the...More »

  • poster for Jewyo Rhii “Commonly Newcomer”

    Jewyo Rhii “Commonly Newcomer”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2014-10-11 - 2015-02-08

    Since the early 1990s, Jewyo Rhii has worked in sculptural installation, video, drawing, performance and publications. Constantly displacing herself from her native Seoul, Korea, to study and work in...More »

  • poster for “Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art” Exhibition

    “Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Other - Installation
    • 2014-09-21 - 2015-01-04

    Anonymous is an exploration of changing attitudes towards self-expression, attribution, and identity in contemporary Tibetan art. Traditional Tibetan culture placed little emphasis on individuality or...More »

  • poster for “The Natural History Museum” Exhibition

    “The Natural History Museum” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-09-13 - 2014-10-04

    In the face of both mounting evidence and denial about the causes and impacts of climate change, it is clear that our understanding of nature is shaped by social and political forces. Museums of natural...More »

  • poster for “Behind the Curtain: Collecting the New York Fairs” Exhibition

    “Behind the Curtain: Collecting the New York Fairs” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-07-27 - 2015-10-18

    Over a fourteen month period, Behind the Curtain: Collecting the New York Fairs will reveal little known artifacts and souvenirs drawn from national and regional private collections, as well as the museum’s...More »

  • poster for “Shades of Time: An Exhibition from the Archive of Korean American Artists, Part Two, 1989-2001”

    “Shades of Time: An Exhibition from the Archive of Korean American Artists, Part Two, 1989-2001”

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    • Media: Painting - Other
    • 2014-06-28 - 2014-07-20

    Shades of Time: An Exhibition from the Archive of Korean American Artists, Part Two, 1989-2001 is the second exhibition organized with materials from the Archive of Korean American Artists by the AHL Foundation...More »

  • poster for “Bringing the World into the World” Exhibition

    “Bringing the World into the World” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-06-14 - 2014-10-11

    Bringing the World into the World is an exhibition exploring the physical and intellectual experiences of the act of seeing. The show is inspired by the largest object in the Queens Museum’s collection,...More »

  • poster for Andy Warhol “13 Most Wanted Men”

    Andy Warhol “13 Most Wanted Men”

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2014-04-27 - 2014-09-07

    50 years have passed since an up-and-coming Pop provocateur named Andy Warhol sparked a minor scandal at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. As part of a prominent set of public commissions for the Philip...More »

  • poster for “Entre Fronteras : An Architectural Intervention” Exhibition

    “Entre Fronteras : An Architectural Intervention” Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2014-04-20 - 2014-08-17

    Entre Fronteras: An Architectural Intervention is the second in the Shelley and Donald Rubin Exhibition Series at the Queens Museum, coming on the heels of Citizens of the World: Cuba in Queens, an exploration...More »

  • poster for “Community Partnership Exhibition Program: Raising the Temperature Art in Environmental Reactions” Exhibition

    “Community Partnership Exhibition Program: Raising the Temperature Art in Environmental Reactions” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video installation
    • 2014-02-02 - 2014-03-02

    The Community Partnership Exhibition Program at the Queens Museum provides opportunities for our cultural and other nonprofit organizational partners to develop and mount short-term exhibitions based on...More »

  • poster for “The Islands of New York: Photographs by Accra Shepp” Exhibition

    “The Islands of New York: Photographs by Accra Shepp” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-02-02 - 2014-05-11

    Since 2008, photographer Accra Shepp has been documenting the coastlines of the five boroughs of New York City, visiting all of its forty islands with his large format camera. With 4”x5” color film, Shepp...More »

  • poster for “Do you want the cosmetic version or do you want the real deal? Los Angeles Poverty Department, 1985-2014” Exhibition

    “Do you want the cosmetic version or do you want the real deal? Los Angeles Poverty Department, 1985-2014” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Performance Art
    • 2014-01-31 - 2014-05-11

    The Queens Museum presents Do you want the cosmetic version or do you want the real deal? Los Angeles Poverty Department, 1985-2014, the first museum survey of the Los Angeles-based performance group Los...More »

  • poster for “Queens International 2013” Exhibition

    “Queens International 2013” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2013-11-09 - 2013-11-23
  • poster for Peter Schumann “The Shatterer”

    Peter Schumann “The Shatterer”

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-11-09 - 2014-03-30

    Peter Schumann: The Shatterer is the first solo museum exhibition of Bread and Puppet Theater founder and director Peter Schumann. Opening November 9th 2013 as part of the first season in the Museum’s...More »

  • poster for Pedro Reyes “The People’s United Nations (pUN)”

    Pedro Reyes “The People’s United Nations (pUN)”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Performance Art
    • 2013-11-09 - 2014-05-19

    The People’s United Nations (pUN) is an event and exhibition by Mexican artist Pedro Reyes. The event takes place November 23-24, 2013, and the exhibition runs from November 9, 2013-March 30, 2014. Pedro...More »

  • poster for “Citizens of the World: Cuba in Queens” Exhibition

    “Citizens of the World: Cuba in Queens” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation - Video installation
    • 2013-11-09 - 2014-03-09

    Citizens of the World: Cuba in Queens explores how Cuban visual artists, living both on island and in diaspora, grapple with the profound complexities between identity and place. Simultaneously a collective...More »

  • poster for "Arte Útil" Exhibition

    "Arte Útil" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-02-17 - 2013-06-02

    Arte Útil in Spanish roughly translates as useful art, but also suggests art as a device or tool. Arte Útil imagines, creates and implements socially beneficial outcomes. The Arte Útil Lab is a working...More »

  • poster for "Caribbean: Crossroads of the World" Exhibition

    "Caribbean: Crossroads of the World" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Film - Video installation
    • 2012-06-17 - 2013-01-06

    The show features more than 400 works including painting, sculpture, prints, books, photography, film, video and historic artifacts from various Caribbean nations, Europe and the United States. Transcendent...More »

  • Ada Bobonis "Stages, Mountains, Water"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2012-06-17 - 2013-01-06

    Ada Bobonis’ site-specific installation entitled Stages, Mountains, Water transforms the Museum’s second floor gallery space into an invigorating chromatic environment evoking the Caribbean landscape....More »

  • poster for Shahidul Alam "Crossfire"

    Shahidul Alam "Crossfire"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-04-15 - 2012-05-06

    Bangladeshi photographer and human rights activist Shahidul Alam’s Crossfire exhibition aims to gather international support for a campaign to end extra-judicial killings in Bangladesh by state forces,...More »

  • poster for "Queens International 2012: Three Points Make a Triangle" Exhibition

    "Queens International 2012: Three Points Make a Triangle" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2012-02-05 - 2012-05-20

    Queens International 2012: Three Points Make a Triangle is the fifth edition of the Queens Museum of Art’s biannual survey of artists living and working in the borough. The 31 artists featured this year...More »

  • poster for Frank Oscar Larson "1950s New York Street Stories"

    Frank Oscar Larson "1950s New York Street Stories"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-02-05 - 2012-05-20

    Frank Oscar Larson (1896-1964) was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, of Swedish immigrant parents and lived in Flushing, Queens most of his life. As an adult, Larson spent his days at a branch of the Empire...More »

  • poster for Greg Sholette "Fifteen Islands for Robert Moses"

    Greg Sholette "Fifteen Islands for Robert Moses"

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    • Media: Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Product - Crafts
    • 2012-02-05 - 2012-05-20

    Fifteen Islands for Robert Moses is a site-specific art infiltration into the Panorama of the City of New York, which was built for the 1964 World’s Fair by urban planner Robert Moses and is now a centerpiece...More »

  • poster for "Immersion: Artefacting into Dharavi, the Engine that Runs Mumbai" Exhibition

    "Immersion: Artefacting into Dharavi, the Engine that Runs Mumbai" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Video installation
    • 2011-10-15 - 2011-11-06

    Artefacting Mumbai, a three-month social immersion into Dharavi, Mumbai, Asia’s largest slum, comes in the form of an exhibition. Photography, paintings, video, sculpture and sound demonstrate the artistic...More »

  • poster for Brian Selznick "Wonderstruck in the Panorama"

    Brian Selznick "Wonderstruck in the Panorama"

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2011-09-18 - 2012-01-15

    Wonderstruck in the Panorama: Drawings by Brian Selznick parallels the preparation of the author/illustrator’s latest novel with the construction of the Panorama of the City of New York scale model at...More »

  • poster for Andrew Moore "Detroit Disassembled"

    Andrew Moore "Detroit Disassembled"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-08-28 - 2012-01-15

    The Queens Museum of Art hosts Detroit Disassembled: Photographs by Andrew Moore, organized by the Akron Art Museum. During 2008 and 2009, Moore spent 3 months in Detroit. Once the epitome of American...More »

  • poster for Andrew Moore "Elegies for Empire"

    Andrew Moore "Elegies for Empire"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-08-28 - 2012-01-15

    Eight works, four each from the photographic series Inside Havana (1998-2002) and Russia: Beyond Utopia (2000-2004), are brought together here to provide context for Detroit Disassembled: Photographs by...More »

  • poster for "Target Passport Fridays 2011" Series

    "Target Passport Fridays 2011" Series

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    • Media: Installation - Film - Art Party - Performance Art
    • 2011-07-08 - 2011-08-26

    The Queens Museum of Art and Target present Target Passport Fridays 2011,the seventh season of the museum’s annual outdoor summer festival of international music, dance and film. This year’s journey...More »

  • poster for Corky Lee "Asian Pacifically New York"

    Corky Lee "Asian Pacifically New York"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-06-08 - 2011-08-14

    Set inside the Queens Museum of Art’s magnificent Panorama of the City of New York, this exhibition presents the artist’s long-term commitment to documenting the experiences of Asian and Pacific Islander...More »

  • poster for  The Ghana Think Tank "Developing the First World"

    The Ghana Think Tank "Developing the First World"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2011-05-22 - 2011-08-21

    The Ghana Think Tank is a group of think tanks in the “Developing” world that has been solving the problems of the “First” world since 2006. They collect problems from citizens of the “First” world (primarily...More »

  • poster for Hassan Khan "The Hidden Location"

    Hassan Khan "The Hidden Location"

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    • Media: Video installation
    • 2011-05-22 - 2011-08-14

    The Queens Museum of Art presents the first New York museum installation of Egyptian video artist Hassan Khan. Khan’s The Hidden Location (2004) a four-channel video installation, is a 52-minute continuous...More »

  • poster for Niyeti Chadha "A Script for a Landscape"

    Niyeti Chadha "A Script for a Landscape"

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    • Media: Architecture - Sculpture - Other
    • 2011-05-22 - 2012-04-01

    Niyeti Chadha’s work borrows visual cues from her immediate surroundings that are architectural or spatial. It begins with mundane, everyday elements: a stack of bricks or a flowing gossamer fabric or...More »

  • poster for "Not the Way You Remembered" Exhibition

    "Not the Way You Remembered" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Other - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-04-10 - 2011-08-14

    As museums have mounted more exhibitions from their permanent collections, revisiting their archives and breathing new life into years’ worth of holdings, this generation’s artists are also looking back-revisiting...More »

  • poster for "Future Perfect: Re-Constructing the 1939 New York World’s Fair" Exhibition

    "Future Perfect: Re-Constructing the 1939 New York World’s Fair" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-04-10 - 2011-08-14

    Reaching from Flushing Bay on the north side to Kew Gardens on the south, and from the Federal Building on the east side in Flushing to the western entrance gate on 111th Street in Corona, the New York...More »

  • poster for Sung Hwan Kim "From the Commanding Heights…*"

    Sung Hwan Kim "From the Commanding Heights…*"

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    • Media: Drawing - Video installation
    • 2011-03-06 - 2011-08-14

    The Queens Museum presents Sung Hwan Kim: From the Commanding Heights…*, the first U.S. solo museum presentation of the work of Seoul-born, New York-based artist Sung Hwan Kim. Dog Video, 2006 and From...More »

  • "Absence" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Other
    • 2010-12-01 - 2010-12-19

    The art exhibition, ABSENCE, features the works of twenty three artists who were selected based on this year’s open call inspiration theme ‘indifference and invisibility’ to reflect on the present lack...More »

  • poster for “Structure Has a Life with Personality: Art about architecture from the QMA collection" Exhibition

    “Structure Has a Life with Personality: Art about architecture from the QMA collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Architecture - Installation
    • 2010-11-14 - 2011-02-17

    Taking its title from Cuban painter Emilio Sanchez’ statement about why he painted architecture, this exhibition features new acquisitions by Sanchez surrounded by a wide range of works from the Queens...More »

  • poster for Luis Márquez "Luis Márquez in the World of Tomorrow: Mexican Identity and the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair"

    Luis Márquez "Luis Márquez in the World of Tomorrow: Mexican Identity and the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-11-14 - 2011-03-13

    This exhibition features over 80 photographs by Luis Márquez (1899-1978), the official photographer for and art adviser of the Mexican Pavilion at the 1939-40 World’s Fair. Márquez fostered the image of...More »

  • poster for New York Book Fair Expo

    New York Book Fair Expo

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    • Media: Media Arts - Art Party
    • 2010-10-10 - 2010-10-10

    The New York Book Fair Expo is proud to invite you to a reception in preamble to the organization’s book fair on Sunday, October 10, 2010. The event will feature an open art exhibition followed by a networking...More »

  • poster for Claudia Vieira "waterLINE: Porto Alegre - New York, 2010"

    Claudia Vieira "waterLINE: Porto Alegre - New York, 2010"

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    • Media: Drawing - Installation
    • 2010-05-16 - 2010-12-31

    Artist at Work: Wall Drawing in the Unisphere Gallery. Claudia Vieira has been using a single continuous line as a metaphor for a living experience. This particular way of drawing effectively represents...More »

  • poster for "Working Stiff: Photography from the Collection"

    "Working Stiff: Photography from the Collection"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-05-16 - 2010-12-31

    Working stiffs, an archaic phrase from the slang of mid 20th century American life, suggests the deadly dullness and mind-numbing repetition of the life of the working class: from back-breaking, often...More »

  • poster for "The Curse of Bigness" Exhibition

    "The Curse of Bigness" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Film
    • 2010-05-16 - 2010-10-24

    The exhibition is inspired by the Museum’s “gigantic miniatures”-the Panorama of New York City, the model of the Watershed, and the Unisphere in our front yard-which, when you think about it, are large...More »

  • poster for "The Art of War" Exhibition

    "The Art of War" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2010-03-14 - 2010-04-11

    The Art of War displays posters from the Vietnam War. The starting point is ten North Vietnamese paintings (original art for posters) from the Shelley and Donald Rubin private collection. These are powerful...More »

  • poster for "Faces & Facts: Korean Contemporary Art in New York" Exhibition

    "Faces & Facts: Korean Contemporary Art in New York" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Video installation
    • 2009-12-06 - 2010-02-19

    For 30 years the Korean Cultural Service of New York (KCSNY) has promoted the outstanding talents of emergent and internationally acclaimed Korean artists throughout New York. In commemoration of this...More »

  • poster for "Duke Riley: Those About to Die Salute You" Exhibition

    "Duke Riley: Those About to Die Salute You" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video installation - Performance Art
    • 2009-11-01 - 2010-03-13

    Duke Riley’s Those About to Die Salute You is the second installment of a multi-part residency that began with a recreation of a Romanesque bread and circus naval battle or naumachia that drew more than...More »

  • poster for Daniel Bozhkov "Republik of Perpetual Reconstitution and Rebuild"

    Daniel Bozhkov "Republik of Perpetual Reconstitution and Rebuild"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-11-01 - 2010-03-13

    Daniel Bozhkov has found inspiration in the history of the museum and its physical site. The New York City Building was originally built for the 1939-40 World’s Fair and housed Queens’ only ice rink until...More »

  • poster for O Zhang "Cutting the Blaze to New Frontiers"

    O Zhang "Cutting the Blaze to New Frontiers"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-11-01 - 2010-03-13

    In 1935, at the height of the Great Depression, a group of retired New York City businessmen decided to create an international exposition to lift the city and the country out of despair. What resulted...More »

  • poster for "Those About to Die Salute You" Exhibition

    "Those About to Die Salute You" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2009-08-13 - 2009-08-13

    Those About to Die Salute You, a battle on water wielded with baguette swords and watermelon cannon balls by New York’s art dignitaries, will take place on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 6 pm in a flooded...More »

  • poster for Damon Rich "Red Lines Housing Crisis Learning Center"

    Damon Rich "Red Lines Housing Crisis Learning Center"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-05-31 - 2009-09-27

    Red Lines Housing Crisis Learning Center, a large-scale installation of models, drawings, photographs, and videos by artist-designer Damon Rich, melds Sesame Street graphics with do-it-yourself investigations...More »

  • poster for "Tarjama/Translation" Exhibition

    "Tarjama/Translation" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Video installation - Art Party
    • 2009-05-10 - 2009-09-27

    Reshuffling the pertinence of geographical boundaries through the multivalent practices of translation, this unprecedented exhibition features artists from the Middle East, Central Asia and its diasporas....More »

  • poster for "Launch Pad Artist Project: Johanna Unzueta 'Iron Folklore'" Exhibition

    "Launch Pad Artist Project: Johanna Unzueta 'Iron Folklore'" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-05-10 - 2009-11-28

    "Iron Folklore" is an extensive site-specific installation work by Johanna Unzueta as part of the QMA's Launch Pad Artist Residency and Project program. Drawing from her recurrent interest in the history...More »

  • poster for "Queens International 4" Exhibition

    "Queens International 4" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-01-24 - 2009-04-26

    "Queens International 4" addresses concepts of internationalism, multiculturalism, and migration from a local standpoint. These global issues provide an impulse for artists to transform rhetoric and theory...More »

  • poster for "Erasing Borders 2008" Exhibition

    "Erasing Borders 2008" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Prints
    • 2008-10-19 - 2008-11-19

    "Erasing Borders 2008: An Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora" exhibition series, now in its fifth year, is curated by Vijay Kumar and presents the work of forty artists, who utilize...More »

  • poster for Pedro Meyer "Heresies"

    Pedro Meyer "Heresies"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-10-12 - 2009-01-04

    Pedro Meyer’s Heresies is a retrospective exhibition comprising four decades of work by one of the world’s most inventive photographers in the realm of digital photography. Meyer began his career in...More »

  • poster for "Reason's Clue" Exhibition

    "Reason's Clue" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2008-09-28 - 2009-01-04

    Inspired by the Tao Te Ching, the 6th Century B.C. text by Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, Reason’s Clue focuses on contemporary art that engages the diverse ideas and attitudes about the history and culture...More »

  • poster for Stephen Talasnik "Panorama: The Mapping of Prediction"

    Stephen Talasnik "Panorama: The Mapping of Prediction"

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2008-09-28 - 2009-01-25

    Including thirteen pieces from Talasnik's Panorama series, measuring up to twelve feet in length, the exhibition captures his trademark use of architectural forms, transforming the monolithic into the...More »

  • poster for Jane South "Deceptive Volume"

    Jane South "Deceptive Volume"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2008-08-10 - 2009-01-15

    From a distance, thousands of hand-painted lines give South's relief sculptures the impression of solidity. On closer inspection, however, their resemblance to industrial devices falls away. Clinging to...More »

  • poster for "The Gift 2008" Exhibition

    "The Gift 2008" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-08-04 - 2008-09-07

    Traditionally museums have been defined by what they collect. The generosity of collectors, artists, and friends through the years has endowed the Queens Museum of Art with art work of both contemporary...More »

  • poster for "Corona Plaza, Center of Everywhere v2: Four Site-Specific Projects" Exhibition

    "Corona Plaza, Center of Everywhere v2: Four Site-Specific Projects" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Video installation
    • 2008-07-13 - 2008-10-12

    Corona Plaza, Center of Everywhere v2: Four Site-Specific Projects is a group of four public, site-specific and temporary artworks commissioned by the Queens Museum of Art as part of "The Heart of Corona,"...More »

  • poster for "Passport Fridays 2008" Exhibition

    "Passport Fridays 2008" Exhibition

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    • Media: Film - Art Party
    • 2008-07-11 - 2008-08-22

    Leave your baggage at home and bring a picnic blanket out to Flushing Meadows Corona Park for the QMA's Passport Fridays Free International Outdoor Film, Dance and Music Series. The weekly outdoor festivities...More »

  • poster for "The Real Pepsi Challenge:  Breaking the Color Barrier in American Business" Exhibition

    "The Real Pepsi Challenge: Breaking the Color Barrier in American Business" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Prints - Other
    • 2008-05-17 - 2008-07-27

    Years before the official Civil Rights Movement galvanized countless Americans, the Pepsi Corporation boldly took steps to integrate corporate America from as early as 1940. Based on Stephanie Capparell's...More »

  • poster for "This Case of Conscience: Spiritual Flushing and the Remonstrance" Exhibition

    "This Case of Conscience: Spiritual Flushing and the Remonstrance" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-04-06 - 2008-06-29

    More than a show about the distant past, the exhibition seeks to explore the continued relevance of this unique moment of tolerance within our distinctively diverse environment. Embracing the notion that...More »

  • poster for "Back on the Map: Revisiting the New York State Pavilion at the 1964/65 World's Fair" Exhibition

    "Back on the Map: Revisiting the New York State Pavilion at the 1964/65 World's Fair" Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2008-01-27 - 2008-05-04

    The Texaco Road Map is the large-scale terrazzo art pavement commissioned for the New York State Pavilion. Designed by renowned American architect Philip Johnson for the 1964/65 World’s Fair, the Pavilion...More »

  • poster for Anthony Auerbach "Empire State Pavilion"

    Anthony Auerbach "Empire State Pavilion"

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    • Media: Architecture - Installation
    • 2008-01-27 - 2008-05-04

    Anthony Auerbach’s installation Empire State Pavilion reflects on one of the most memorable features of the 1964/1965 World’s Fair. Like the New York City Pavilion, which housed The Panorama of the City...More »

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