🎊Feliz#CincoDeMayoo🎉! Today, we’re admiring this colorful postcard from ou#WorldsFairir archives and looking back at the lively Mexican pavilion that was created for the 1964-65 World’s Fair.
The Pavillion showcased the history of Mexican art and culturei5
Prior to the Queens Museum, Ayala Fuentes also managed government and foundation grant funding for the @highlinenyc, oversaw institutional advancement of @elmuseo, worked on internal communications and public affairs at @EinsteinMed, as well as corporate relations at @ASCOA.
Ayala Fuentes - who comes to QM after serving as the Director of Development at the @LeslieLohman Museum of Art - has been dedicated to working in diverse, culturally-specific, and community-driven cultural and civic spaces for over ten years.
The Immanuel Wilkins Quartet - led by saxophonist and composer Immanuel Wilkins - is an acclaimed band that takes inspiration from critical thought, the belief that energy can be conveyed through movement, and an aspiration to divine intervention taking hold of their work.
🎟 This program is organized in partnership with Queens Museum New New Yorkers program and Queens Teens Council.
Space for this event is limited, click here to RSVPqnsmu.se/BinaryCalculat…3
Stephanie Dinkins: On Love & Data” is made possible by lead support from@ArtsMetaai
📈 Participants will also have the opportunity to help create a more inclusionary and interactive algorithm, by activating a data commons approach where anyone can contribute to a training dataset that in turn can be used to power AI.
🗓Join exhibiting artist@stephdinkk on May 22 from 2 - 4 pm for a conversation about the exclusionary nature of artificial intelligence (AI) and the algorithms that undergird our technologies as well as the steps we can take to create more equitable datasets.P
🖼 In his book, Herrin-Ferri explores the “World’s Borough” through a series of photographs of its highly idiosyncratic housing stock, highlighting the diversity of Queens’ residence and their various cultures.m
📌Don’t forget to join us on May 12, from 6:30 - 10:30 pm, as we celebrate@supremenewyorkk Creative Director Tremaine Emory @DenimTearss), and artist@chrisunkimm, whose mural “Time Owes Me Rest Again” is now on view at the Queens Museum.D
Learn more about “Afro-now-ism” by visitingStephanie Dinkins’ exhibition “On Love & Data”, on view now at the Queens Museum.
Click to learn more! qnsmu.se/OnLoveAndData
“Stephanie Dinkins: On Love & Data” is made possible by lead support from @ArtsMeta.
While visiting “On Love and Data”, pick up one of Stephanie Dinkins’ (@stephdink) broadsheets, which features her exhibit’s main character, Professor Commander Justice, repeatedly proclaiming “I’m Black, Black, Black….”
Organized by Celine Wong Katzman, and presented in partnership with @rhizome and CycleX as part of “Wet Networks”, “Soft Core Memory” inspects how land processes the complex history of colonialism.
Learn more: qnsmu.se/ChristopherLin…
📸 by Christopher Lin and Hai ZhangE
🗣In Christopher Lin’s informal artist talk and discussion, visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the artist’s process as Lin re-stages the vessels in “Soft Core Memory” (2021) - a living sculpture from the CycleX experimental farm and cultural center in Andes, NY.n
On Sun May 1, 12pm at @QueensMuseum, Chris Lin will give an artist talk while restaging ”Soft Core Memory,” his sculpture on view in “Wet Networks” curated by @RojakGirl. This free, public event will include a Q&A followed by exhibition tour: bit.ly/3Li8zBQ
We are looking forward to all the expertise and insights Lauren will bring to the Queens Museum from her years of experience developing arts and culturally focused programming for top organizations.
Photo: Derrick Beasley
Click here to learn more: qnsmu.se/LaurenHaynes
Prior to the Nasher, Haynes served as Director of Artist Initiatives and Curator, Contemporary Art at @crystalbridges and @themomentary, and spent nearly a decade at @studiomuseum as Associate Curator for the permanent collection.
Haynes is also the curator of the upcoming exhibition ‘Beyond the Surface: Collage, Mixed Media and Textile Works from the Collection” and co-curator of “Reckoning and Resilience: North Carolina Art Now” at the Nasher.
Welcome, Lauren Haynes!
We are excited to announce that Lauren Haynes will be joining the QM team in mid-July as our incoming Director of Curatorial Affairs and Programs!
In this new role, Haynes will lead the team to curate timely and ambitious exhibitions and programs.
✍️Rafael Herrin-Ferri will be at the Queens Museum to talk about his book, which you can pick up to get signed at @TheAugustTree Shop at the Queens Museum!
🔗Click here to to learn more and RSVP!:qnsmu.se/AllTheQueensHo…S
🖼The book celebrates the range of housing styles in NYC’s largest and most diverse county, and endorses the multicultural community that mixes global building traditions into the American vernacularqnsmu.se/AllTheQueensHo…S
🏘In “All The Queens Houses” Herrin-Ferri paints a portrait of the “World’s Borough”―not with images of its diverse population, or its celebrated international food scene, but with photographs of its highly idiosyncratic housing stock.qnsmu.se/AllTheQueensHo…SU
📅Join us on May 1, from 3pm - 4:30pm for a book talk, signing and reception with the author of “All the Queens Houses: An Architectural Portrait of New York’s Largest and Most Diverse Borough”, Rafael Herrin-Ferri – presented by@TheAugustTreee Gift Shop at Queens Museum!u
“We Do This Til We Free Us” by Mariame Kaba, features a collection of essays and interviews with progressive change makers navigating abolition and transformative justice.
These stories will encourage the next generation to imagine innovative ways to change power structures.
“A People's Guide to AI” contextualizes artificial intelligence technologies as they relate to structural racism asking what humans need to do to make automation, machine learning, and big data equitable.
This guide provides exercises to help imagine ideal futures with AI.
📚It’s#WorldBookDayy, and exhibiting artist Stephanie Dinkins’ @stephdinkk) essential reading list is in!
Check out the selections, available at the august tree bookstore and gift shop at Queens Museum!W
🌎This#EarthDayy we are reminded of the time capsule buried on opening day of the 1964 World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows Corona Park by Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company .
It contained ephemera of the time including a Mickey Mouse watch and a pack of Camel cigarettesH
This program is spearheaded by the New York Parent Association for Deaf-Blind and Brooklyn College MFA artist duo Kilusan Bautista and Lauren Zeftel. The event is also generously co-sponsored and supported by @HKS_Media, @SPracticeCUNY and S.O.F.E.D.U.P. CUNY.
🎨Provided simultaneously in-person and virtually - art activities will be lead by facilitators Ellie Bell, Marlee Koenigsberg, and Christian Paxton from the CUNY SPS. Other special guests to be announced soon!B
🗓Join us on Sunday April 24 from 1-4pm for “Come Back Cities” - an afternoon filled with arts and crafts activities, theater games, and community resources to support the needs of Deaf-Blind youth and their families! \0> qnsmu.se/Apr24ComeBackC…Wtwitter.com/ItsInQueens/st…X