Category: art

Noguchi Museum presenting a creative concert series featuring global artists

June 19, 2024 By Athena Dawson The Noguchi Museum is set to host a series of concerts on the second Sunday of each month through September. The museum has a decade-long partnership with Bang On A Can, an organization dedicated to innovative music programming, which brings live concerts to the museum’s first-floor galleries. The Noguchi… Read more »

Ottomanelli’s by the Water unveils second phase of community mural project

  June 17, 2024 By Ramy Mahmoud and Queens Post News Team Frank Ottomanelli, the owner of the popular Ottomanelli By the Water café at Hunter’s Point South Park, has launched the second phase of his community mural project. The project aims to beautify the Long Island City waterfront and promote the work of local… Read more »

The Noguchi Museum announces winner of Open Call for Artist Banners

May 2, 2024 By Czarinna Andres The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum in Long Island City recently announced that David Huang’s “Hands Toward the Universe” has triumphed in its third annual Open Call for Artist Banners. Huang’s creation will adorn the museum’s outdoor spaces from May 2024 until May 2025. His interpretation of this… Read more »

Rap legend Nas honored with mural in Queensbridge for ‘Illmatic’s 30th Anniversary

Apr. 23, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_73185" align="alignnone" width="700"] “Illmatic30” was created to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the seminal musical masterpiece album from rap star Nas, who grew up across the street in the Queensbridge Houses. Photo by Paul Frangipane[/caption]
Apr. 23, 2024 By Bill Parry

Queens Council on the Arts merging with Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens

Mar. 27, 2024 By Bill Parry Queens Council on the Arts, the Long Island City-based nonprofit dedicated to fostering and developing the arts across the borough, is in the process of merging with Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens in Astoria, the largest youth development organization in western Queens. The merger will provide QCA… Read more »

Noguchi Museum holding Spanish-language photography workshop program

Jan. 15, 2024 By zgewelb Jan. 15, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The Noguchi Museum is offering a free photography workshop program conducted entirely in Spanish starting from Jan. 16 and running through Feb. 27. This creative opportunity will take place Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The workshop is designed for adults aged… Read more »

Noguchi Museum appoints Astoria’s Amy Hau as its new director

Dec. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry   Following an international search for a new leader, the Board of Trustees of The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum announced on Dec. 8 the appointment of Astoria native Amy Hau as its next director. Hau has a long history with the Long Island City cultural institution, having… Read more »

LaGuardia Community College theater program brings production of ‘Everybody’ to Long Island City

Nov. 16, 2023 By Nevine Salameh “Everybody,” Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy playwright, has taken the stage in Long Island City. The production by LaGuardia Community College’s theatre program will be on stage at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center’s  Black Box Theater — located at 31-10 Thomson Ave., room M-122 — and will run from… Read more »