44-19 Purves St
New York NY 11101
Founded by artists in 1928, SculptureCenter is a not-for-profit arts institution dedicated to experimental and innovative developments in contemporary sculpture. SculptureCenter commissions new work and presents exhibits by emerging and established, national and international artists.
143-35 37th Ave
New York NY 11354
For nearly forty years, the Queens Historical Society has been actively preserving and celebrating the history and heritage of Queens. The Society maintains the only museum of Queens history housed in the historic Kingsland Homestead and a wide-ranging library and archive comprised of local history material for the public to enjoy.
47-01 111th St
New York NY 11368
The New York Hall of Science is New York City’s hands-on science and technology center. The Hall features
more than 400 hands-on exhibits. Visit us and explore the wonder and excitement of biology, chemistry and physics.
149-19 38th Ave
New York NY 11354
The Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary and Victorian Garden occupies a home that was purchased by a German immigrant named Conrad Voelcker who emigrated from Germany in 1881. After his death in 1930, the house became the home of his daughter, Theresa Voelker and her husband, Dr. Rudolph Orth. Their daughter, Elisabetha Orth, who lived in the house most of her life, in her will established the organization which now runs the museum. The immediate goal of the organization was the restoration of the Voelker Orth homestead. More than a century old, this house has been the home of a single family for nearly its entire history and has changed little since the days of Conrad Voelcker.
A distinguishing feature of the museum is the garden, containing plants that were once regular favorites in the Victorian era. The garden is maintained using eighteenth century propagation methods and gardening techniques, such as hand pruning and the use of natural fertilizers and pesticides. Serving as a sanctuary, the garden’s many varieties of berry bushes and trees attract migrating birds, such as orioles, mockingbirds, and hummingbirds, as well as local species like cardinals and blue jays. In June and July, our butterfly bush attracts monarchs, swallowtails, and other species, and our bee hive is home to a thriving colony of honey bees which produce a modest amount of honey for our educational programs.
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy
New York NY 11426
The Queens County Farm Museum's history dates back to 1697; it occupies New York City's largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland and is the only working historical farm in the City. The farm encompasses a 47-acre parcel that is the longest continuously farmed site in New York State. The site includes historic farm buildings, a greenhouse complex, livestock, farm vehicles and implements, planting fields, an orchard and herb garden.
Our farm animals and tranquil agrarian environment provide the opportunity to leave the hectic daily pace behind for an enjoyable visit to a farm without leaving the City.
150-03 Jamaica Ave
New York NY 11432
Today the centerpiece of an 11-acre New York City park in Jamaica, Queens, King Manor Museum was the home and farm of Founding Father Rufus King from 1805 to 1827. Rufus King was an author of the U.S. Constitution, as well as one of New York's first United States Senators, Ambassador to Great Britain and an early, and outspoken, opponent of slavery.King Manorlater became the estate of King's son, John Alsop King, who served as New York's Governor. King Manor has been a museum since 1900.
34-56 107th St
New York NY 11368
The Louis Armstrong House Museum, a National Historic Landmark and a New York City landmark, is a member of the American Association of Museums, the Association of African American Museums, NYC & Company, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Metropolitan Historic Structures Association; and is a constituent of the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College.
New York NY 11368
The Queens Museum of Art is dedicated to presenting the highest quality visual arts and educational programming for people in the New York metropolitan area, and particularly for the residents of Queens, a uniquely diverse ethnic, cultural and international community.
The Museum fulfills its mission by designing and providing art exhibitions and educational experiences that promote the appreciation and enjoyment of art, support the creative efforts of artists, and enhance the quality of life through interpreting, collecting, and exhibiting art, architecture, and design.
The Queens Museum of Art presents artistic and educational programs and exhibitions that directly relate to the contemporary urban life of its constituents while maintaining the highest standards of professional, intellectual, and ethical responsibility.
New York NY 10012
Dranoff Fine Art was established by Glenn Dranoff in 1986, after 5 years working for other art galleries and print publishers. We have been based in Soho since that time, having moved to our current 2000 square foot gallery space in 1997.
Our specialty is Post War and Contemporary Art, with a particular interest in works on paper. We get the most pleasure from working closely with new or established collectors, anyone who is enthusiastic and interested in art to enrich their environment and lives. We love to educate, expose clients to new artists and ideas, and generally share the art experience with people of a like mind. We are also very involved with museum professionals, and get great satisfaction from adding works to public collections. In addition, since our inception we have been a major resource for art galleries, art advisors, and private dealers around the world, and this remains a large part of our business.
54 Pearl St
New York NY 10004
Fraunces Tavern Museum is a survivor of the early days of New York City. It was built in 1719 as an elegant residence for the merchant Stephan Delancey and his family. In 1762, the home was purchased by tavern-keeper Samuel Fraunces, who turned it into one of the most popular taverns of the day. Though it is best known as the site where Washington gave his farewell address to the officers of the Continental Army, in 1783, the tavern also played a significant role in pre-Revolutionary activities. After the war, when New York was the nation’s first capital, the tavern was rented to the new government to house the offices of the Departments of War, Treasury and Foreign Affairs.