Each of our five boroughs has at least one if not several interesting museums. Queens is no exception, except that we hardly visit. Well, that's easily fixed!
The Queens Museum is in Flushing Meadows Park which was the site of the 1939 World's Fair and the 1964 World's Fair. It seems that World Fairs have been replaced by other Mega events, but if you can find an old timer, ask them if they can remember the Fair. It's a great location and the museum has revolving exhibits. There will be fun views inside and outside.
When: Saturday - February 3rd, 2024 , starts at 11 AM
Where: At the Queens Museum (see directions below)
Lunch: 12:30 At the museum Café. Choices may be limited and there are no stores nearby so consider bringing your own.
Afternoon: 1:30 Sketch the galleries and outside - weather permitting.
Show and Tell: 3:00 at the Café or some place nearby where we will share drawings, good stories .
Admission is free until February 5th. Since the fee's are modest you might consider donating or voluntarily paying their suggested admission
- $8 for adults
- $4 for seniors
- Free for children 18 and under
Directions by Subway
Take #7 Train in the direction of Flushing, Queens. Your stop is Mets-Willets Point, the second to last stop on the 7 train.Follow the signs to Flushing Meadows Corona Park through the exit ramp of the station into the park.Then, follow signs for the Queens Museum which is located next to the Unisphere, the giant steel globe. There are two entrances to the museum, one facing the park and the other facing Grand Central Parkway.The Park entrance is directly in front of the Unisphere. Please allot 15 minutes for the walk from the Mets-Willets Point subway station to the museum.
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There is loads of parking!
- Bring a stool if you own one. It makes sketching so much easier.
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If you can’t find us
call or text Mark at 973-809-9128
There are no fees. All drawing skill levels are welcome.