Queens Museum

Comment
Museums & Heritage

Notes from the lockdown: Making a situated museum in Queens

The director of the Queens Museum reflects on how the coronavirus pandemic may change how communities use public spaces, and how museums can help rebuild these communal experiences

News
Appointments

Laura Raicovich is named interim director of Leslie-Lohman Museum

Politically minded figure left helm of Queens Museum amid tensions with its board

Preview
Exhibitions

A New York salute to Rube Goldberg and his outlandish contraptions

Queens Museum celebrates a cartoonist who seems more relevant than ever

Preview
Exhibitions

At the Queens Museum, an artist unearths the names and stories of buried women

Alexandria Smith threads religious and African American cultural themes in her memorial installation

News
Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From cross-cultural pollination in Armenia's Christian art to a pagan awakening

News
Appointments & departures

Liverpool Biennial chief Sally Tallant named executive director of Queens Museum

She replaces Laura Raicovich who stepped down in January, citing differences with the board of the museum

News
Science and Art

Artists deliver climate-change message that time is running out

They are increasingly sounding the alarm on global warming, through new works and collaborations with scientists

Preview
Frieze New York

The best shows in town during Frieze New York

From Adrian Piper at MoMA to Radican Women in Brooklyn

Preview
Exhibitions

Mel Chin ‘floods’ Times Square for New York show

Interventions are being co-ordinated across the city as part of the Queens Museum’s exhibition

Comment

Museums have a duty to be political

Activist curators and directors can make truly democratic spaces, but they need brave boards to support them

Blog
In the frame

You be the jury: New Yorkers ready to vote for art that promotes social change