January Events


January Events

The new year come with new opportunities and interests. We would like to highlight a few of them.

January 10th
Big aLICe- Industry City, Brooklyn.

Emergence Photo Exhibition and Thousand Dollar Dinner.

Emergence is an intimate portrait of self-directed creative Kelly M. Coffey, a collection of images which showcase her life’s greatest achievements and uncertainties. Inspired by unexpected transformative chaos, Kelly’s photos unveil the world as seen through her eyes, each image revealing fractured wonderment and joyful curiosities in survival and the reinvention of self.

Join us for a night of creatives showcasing what happens when we stay in pursuit of our dreams and never give up! The journey starts from a newly emerged insight and OFF WE GO! Final destination Big aLICe Barrel Room for a night of drinking, dancing, and storytelling with vedhead Photography and the Thousand Dollar Dinner with Matt Sucich.


Multiple Dates and Locations 
Creative Conversations

”Creative Conversations” is a monthly gathering where you will have the opportunity to network, organize, meet community stakeholders, develop strategies for community advocacy and learn about other QCA opportunities. This is open to the general public and all artists. Check below for dates and locations!

Wed January 15, 6-730pm                                 Wed January 29, 6-730pm

Far Rockaway Cultural Performance Arts      Maspeth Welding Arts

44-19 Rockaway Beach Blvd                              59-30 54th Street

Far Rockaway, NY 11691                                     Maspeth, NY 11378

Artport Studio in the Marine Air Terminal of LaGuardia Airport

This queens based artist duo will create a new 5- to 6-foot sculpture that celebrates the diversity of New York City’s community members as well as its visitors. Their project is titled “What is Your Name?” and visitors to the studio are encouraged to participate by introducing themselves to the artists. Participants will introduce themselves, write their names in their own language, and are asked to be recorded as they pronounce their name. By making these momentary connections, the artists hope to take a space that is typically filled with strangers – an airport – and recognize that we all have our own stories and identity.

Visit Natsuki and Haksul in their Airtport Studio in the Marine Air Terminal of LaGuardia Airport. For more info and to view hours (updated weekly) visit: https://www.queenscouncilarts.org/artport-residency

February 1
Great Beer Expo- NJ

Pre-game for the big game! NJ’s biggest tailgate party!
The tickets identified in this promotion are made available through Goldstar. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by Great Beer Expo: New Jersey in connection with this deal.


February 6th
Step Back into the 80's with QCA!

Queens Council on the Arts’ 2020 gala will be a retro trip back to the 1980s, celebrating the borough’s dynamic arts and cultures!
Join our breakdance crew! Play classic arcade games and much more!
Get your tickets now for only $50!

Proceeds will benefit QCA’s emerging artist fund, to support artists and cultural leaders in Queens.

Thursday, February 6, 2020 

Knockdown Center
 52-19 Flushing Av e
Maspeth, NY 11378
~ festive attire ~

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