MoMA PS1

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/28/2013 at 7:33AM

 TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with snow, then ice pellets and snow in the afternoon. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 25F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80% . Monday night: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 37. Winds from the SW at [...]

Citywide initiative to help cultural nonprofits, art funding
Citywide initiative to help cultural nonprofits, art funding
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 1/08/2013 at 5:23PM

The infamous moniker of “one percent” gained an innovative, positive meaning among the arts community. At MoMA PS1 on Tuesday, January 8, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer announced his support for the One Percent for Culture campaign, a citywide initiative aimed at increasing funding towards art institutions and impressing upon the city the value of cultural [...]

M. Wells reopens in MoMA PS1
M. Wells reopens in MoMA PS1
News Alexa Altman 10/10/2012 at 4:22PM

Art aficionados can grab a tasty bite while scoping out the latest exhibits at MoMA PS1 from a former neighborhood favorite. M. Wells, previously a beloved Hunters Point diner, reopened at noon on Thursday, September 27 to a swarm of fans. As MoMA PS1’s central eatery, M. Wells remains removed from the archetypical museum fare [...]

Lady Pink: Graffiti’s feisty first lady
Lady Pink: Graffiti’s feisty first lady
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 9/17/2012 at 10:26AM

Graffiti was a man’s world— until she painted it pink. Lady Pink, graffiti’s first and fieriest female figurehead, still reigns supreme as an icon in the American art arena. While her medium switched from subway cars and cinderblock walls to canvas over the years, the Astoria-based creative is still spreading her message — art is [...]

What to do in Queens this weekend
What to do in Queens this weekend
Happenings Sarah Yu 7/06/2012 at 11:41AM

THURSDAY, JULY 5 – SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 The Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats are coming back to Queens Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Flushing. There is a new cast, new acts and new thrills! Performances will include a combination of acrobatics, traditional dance, costumes, ancient/contemporary music and theatrical techniques. [...]

What to do in Queens: July 4 holiday
What to do in Queens: July 4 holiday
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/03/2012 at 4:16PM

Even though you can’t see fireworks in Queens, there are still plenty of fun things to do around the borough this Fourth of July holiday.   TUESDAY, JULY 3 Fireworks at Citi Field Following the 7:10 p.m. Mets game vs. the Phillies, the Mets will have its annual fireworks night at Citi Field. Don’t have tickets [...]

‘Framing’ an Institution
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 2/08/2012 at 5:29PM

MoMA PS1 has a brand new “frame.” Congregated in the brand new entryway at MoMA PS1, members of the art community and local officials came to celebrate the unveiling of the very vestibule in which they stood. The new entrance “kiosk,” located on Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, is approximately 140-square-feet of artfully-designed concrete [...]