Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories
New York City street photographer Frank Oscar Larson documented daily life in the bustling metropolis during the â€™50s. The Queens Museum of Art will be exhibiting Larsonâ€™s compelling black and whi...
Market and Memory: The War of 1812 in Commodity and Song
Join us on three consecutive Wednesdays to discover how the War of 1812 was remembered and celebrated in objects and song. On May 2 musicians Frank Hendricks and Linda Pratt examine the War's long leg...
Architecture of New York
This three-hour walking tour traverses one of the world's greatest thoroughfares, 42nd Street, to discuss architecture in New York City. Stretching from the East River to the Hudson River and cutting ...
Bike routes in NYC: Public-art crawl in Manhattan and Queens
Take a neighborhood walking tour and learn what you might have seen and experienced negotiating the streets of the Lower East Side a hundred years ago. Explore the day-to-day challenges and opportunit...
This neighborhood walking tour explores Lower East Side life from 1935 to the present. The tour focuses on residential, business, social, and religious life during the time period, asking visitors to ...
SoHo and the Cast Iron District
Since the 19th century, the neighborhood of SoHo (south of Houston) has housed the cityâ€™s upper class, its first red light district, luxury textile industries, some of the countryâ€™s most influenti...