Category: Art

Long Island City Partnership unveils public artwork on Vernon Boulevard

July 2, 2024, By Shane O’Brien The Long Island City Partnership (LICP) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to launch its “Lumina Arcana” public art project on Vernon Boulevard. The artwork, designed by Long Island City-based artist Kenny Greenberg of Krypton Neon, features two large neon-light-clad pergolas situated on either side of Vernon Boulevard’s commercial… Read more »

Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens unveils youth mural inspired by borough’s clean energy transition

June 28, 2024 By Ramy Mahmoud and Queens Post Staff The Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens unveiled a vibrant, clean energy-inspired mural, designed and painted by children in their after-school program with the creative guidance of artists from the Community-Word Project, on Tuesday, June 18. The visual artists worked with children aged 6-14… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Jackson Heights resident to star in upcoming concert at The Green Room 42

Mar. 5, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Jackson Heights resident Karen Mason is slated to have a starring role in an upcoming musical production, “More Than All the Sky,” at The Green Room 42, located at 570 10th Ave. in Manhattan, on Mar. 11 at 9:30 p.m. This performance is meant to navigate the complexities of… Read more »