Post Tagged with: "Queens Museum"

“Memorabilia recalling the outcry over the 1990 hate crime murder of Julio Rivera in Jackson Heights and the anti-gay opposition to the ‘Children of the Rainbow’ school curriculum,” writes Andy Humm. (Photo by Humm for Gay City News)

Exhibit Explores ‘Coming Out in Queens’

Culture, LGBTQ, Queens June 19, 2017 at 3:40 pm

“The Lavender Line: Coming Out in Queens,” a multimedia exhibit at the Queens Museum, features personal items from City Council members Daniel Dromm and Jimmy Van Bramer, report Gay City News and Queens Chronicle.

Grace Meng, at left, at roundtable she held to evaluate the likely local impact of federal budget cuts. (Photo by Gina Martinez via Times Ledger)

Meng Roundtable on Damaging Impact of Trump Budget Cuts

Asian, Culture, New York, Queens, Social Services April 13, 2017 at 4:05 pm

The local impact of federal budget cuts were discussed at a roundtable held by Queens representative Grace Meng, Times Ledger reports.

Marking International Mother Language Day

Marking International Mother Language Day

Bangladeshis in NYC talk about what International Mother Language Day means to them.

Members of the #DalitWomenFight arriving at Queens Museum on Sept. 20 (Photo by Rahimon Nasa for Voices of NY)

#DalitWomenFight Comes to NYC

Featured Posts, History, Queens, South Asian, Voices' Picks, Women September 25, 2015 at 5:09 pm

A group of Dalit activists brought their message and a photo exhibit to the Queens Museum, hoping to inspire the Indian diaspora community to pay more attention to the continued discrimination and abuse suffered by members of the “untouchable” caste.

LaGuardia Students Capture the ‘Faces of Islam’

LaGuardia Students Capture the ‘Faces of Islam’

Education, Muslim, Queens February 9, 2015 at 6:11 pm

The photo exhibit at the Queens Museum displays the diverse faces of LaGuardia students and staff as well as city officials and activists, reports Times Ledger.

photo by ana maria rodriguez for voices of ny

Celebrating Colombia’s Independence in Queens

Traditional music and dance marked the festivities.