The Queens Museum is dedicated to presenting high quality arts and educational programming for the people of New York, and particularly the residents of Queens, a uniquely diverse ethnic, cultural, and international community. The Museum’s work honors the history of our site and the diversity of our communities through a wide ranging and integrated program of exhibitions, educational initiatives, and public events.
Clayton Sisterhood Project
Roy Wilkins Park
Inspired by the longing for ancestral remembrance through the traditional family album, the Clayton Sisterhood Project explores contemporary kinship, and the continuing legacy built by the photographer’s sisters and nieces from Queens, NY moving onto Clayton, North Carolina land together.
Live Pridefully: Love and Resilience within Pandemics
Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
Presented by Caribbean Equality Project and Queens Museum
Live Pridefully: Love and Resilience within Pandemics is an interdisciplinary exhibition presented by the Caribbean Equality Project. The exhibition celebrates queer and trans Caribbean resilience through a racial justice lens, while fostering critical conversations related to pride, migration, surviving colliding pandemics, and coming out narratives.
Malikah: Building Power And Safety For Our Communities
Malikah was founded by Astoria native Rana Abdelhamid, to build community and share resources with people impacted by hate and gender-based violence in a post-9/11 New York City. This series highlights the beauty and importance of our individual and collective journeys as we work towards a more just world.
TransLatinxs Y La Resiliencia Contra COVID-19 // TransLatinx Resilience Against COVID-19
TransLatinx Resilience Against COVID-19 documents how the pandemic has impacted Colectivo Intercultural TRANSgrediendo, an organization founded by Lorena Borjas, and its community of transgender Latinx immigrants in Queens.
TransLatinxs y la Resilencia Contra Covid-19 documenta cómo la pandemia ha impactado al Colectivo Intercultural TRANSgrediendo, la organización fundada por Lorena Borjas, y su comunidad de inmigrantes latinx transgénero en Queens.
Love Does Not Have Borders, 2019 / El Amor No Tiene Fronteras 2019
Love Does Not Have Borders is an artistic and political project of BordeAndo, a crochet and embroidery collective made up of immigrant women in Queens, New York. The project reflects on the injustice faced by immigrants enduring family separations along the U.S. border.
Q100 was photographed by Salvador Espinoza during 2016. The only method of public transportation to and from Rikers Island, the Q100 bus originates in his hometown neighborhood of Long Island City.
Clayton Sisterhood Project Exhibition Walkthrough with Laila Annmarie Stevens in conversation with Elias Williams as part of Juneteenth in Queens
Artist walkthrough of the Clayton Sisterhood Project exhibition in Roy Wilkins Park led by Laila Annmarie Stevens as part of Juneteenth in Queens
Juneteenth Photo Walk with Laila Annmarie Stevens
In honor of Juneteenth, we held a special walkthrough of the Clayton Sisterhood Project exhibition in Roy Wilkins Park led by artist Laila Annmarie Stevens in conversation with photographer, Elias Williams.