January at the Queens Museum

One Year's Work Time II, Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art installation view, 2016. Photo by Hai Zhang
One Year's Work Time II, Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art installation view, 2016. Photo by Hai Zhang

January at the Queens Museum

January at the
Queens Museum

Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art
On view through February 19, 2017

This first survey of Ukeles’ career spans five decades, from her work as a pioneer of feminist performance to a practitioner of public art, exploring indispensable urban systems and the workers who maintain them.

Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix
Featuring a project by Duke Riley
Closing soon: On view through January 22, 2017

A series of newly commissioned artworks and public events inspired by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro's book Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas.

A Passion for Tiffany Lamps
On view through April 2018

Dr. Egon Neustadt and his wife were among the earliest collectors of works by famed artist Louis C. Tiffany and played a critical role in reviving interest in Tiffany’s lamps. This exhibit highlights the extraordinary scope of their collection.

Event Picks

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Day of Readings on Peace
A Convening Around Mierle Laderman Ukeles' Peace Table

On the occasion of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Texts on the topic of peace will be gathered from many sources, cultures, and languages. Volunteers will read them aloud around the Peace Table creating as Ukeles says “a momentum of energy toward the possibility of peace that will fill up the soaring skylit space.”

Jan 15

Parent Support Group For Families in the Autism Community

Talk to parents and caregivers affected by autism at a free support group. This group will use mindfulness based approaches to explore reducing anxiety from stressful situations.

Jan 20

Creative Spectrum Art Social

Facilitated by art therapist Jacquie Moore, the goal of this workshop is to provide a creative space for children with disabilities, where they can explore a variety of creative outlets of expression. Through collaborative artmaking, we will challenge kids with opportunities to socialize and think in new, creative ways.

Jan 22

NYC Watershed Model Talk
Presented by NYC H2O

Learn the fascinating history of our NYC Watershed Model from NYC H2O director Matt Malina. Originally constructed for the 1939 World's Fair, but never displayed (possibly because of espionage concerns) this one of a kind model maps New York City's entire water system.

Jan 22

Spooktacular: BOO! York City

Join us for our annual Spooktacular winter costume party! The Museum’s second floor galleries will be transformed into a supernatural New York cityscape featuring activities, snacks and beverages for all ages. Buy your tickets here.

Jan 28

Every Sunday

Free Drop-in Family Workshops 1:30-4:30pm
The Queens Museum invites children 5-12 and their adult companions to explore drawing from different sources of inspiration each week. Children with special needs welcome, adaptations available. No fee or advance registration required. Just show up and stay for as long as you like.

Free Guided Tours
2pm Exhibition Tour (in English)
3pm Exhibition Tour (in Spanish)
4pm Panorama of the City of New York Tour (in English)

All tours meet at the park side information desk.


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