QAX Block Party - June 22nd, 2013

Queens Council on the Arts is the newest kid on the block in the Kaufman Astoria Studio complex. Come join us as we cut the ribbon on our new space at our block party on June 22nd. The QAX Block Party will include family friendly interactive arts activity, live performances, Henna tattoo artist, live music and food carts.

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QAX Block Party Photos

The Queens Art Express Block Party on June 22nd, 2013 was a great event!   Thank you to all staff, volunteers, & vendors for all your help! I hope you had as much fun as the participants did! Tweet

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QAX Block Party

The Queens Council on the Arts is throwing an Astoria style block party to celebrate our move into the Kaufman Astoria Studio community and the center of the most creative, artistic and culinary energies in the borough. As the new kid on the block we are inviting you, our new neighbors and our artist tribes […]

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HS2AS – Your Sixty Seconds of Fame – June 22nd

Our High School to Art School students will serve as QCA story ambassadors during the event and rotate as portrait artists creating 60 second charcoal sketches that will be signed and matted.  They will be thrilled to tell you about their experience in this program and the colleges they have been accepted to.  They will […]

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Come create collaborative art pieces with Free Style Arts! – June 22nd

Experience the exhilarating freedom that comes from making abstract art! Art collective Free Style Arts Association will be inviting people to create collaborative art pieces in fun and unfamiliar ways at the QAX Block Party. Make Fishing Pole Art on a giant canvas by dangling paint markers from fishing poles or create Remote Control Art […]

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Stoopball Challenge – June 22nd

Attenborough Naftel, create installations that are based on the experiences and spaces we interact with and the ones our imaginations wish we could. Each piece is an entity of its own, unreflective of the pieces that came before. Yet running throughout our entire body of work there is a mashing of cultures and ideals that […]

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Valerie Green "Dance Entropy" Performs "Splash" At Astoria Park
Valerie Green/Dance Entropy’s Splash Dance! – June 22nd at 2:30pm

Valerie Green/Dance Entropy’s summer time favorite, Splash! is a site specific dance performance set to an exciting collage of music about water  performed in brightly colored buckets filled with water.  Splash! is a great crowd pleaser and tons of fun!   Photo by: Michael O’Kane Tweet

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Free admission to QCA neighbor Museum of the Moving Image on June 22nd

 Free admission to QCA neighbor Museum of the Moving Image on June 22nd. To welcome the Queens Council on the Arts to the neighborhood and to celebrate its newly completed “backyard,” Museum of the Moving Image will offer free admission all day on Saturday, June 22, including free tickets to all screenings and programs that […]

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Mixed Media Sculpture Making with Materials for the Arts – June 22nd

Mixed Media Sculpture Making with Materials for the Arts Rethink materials! Visitors to the QAX Block Party will be invited to make art by re-purposing materials we normally overlook, like broken tiles, toys, and buttons. Founded in 1978, Materials for the Arts, a program NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, provides thousands of NYC’s arts and […]

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Astoria Sports Complex – June 22nd

          Astoria Sports Complex will participate in the QAX Block Party. They will have a BBQ , a Bounce House and a DJ! So stop by for some fun! Astoria Sports Complex : In our quest to maintain our status as a leader in health and fitness we have included sports […]

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Beecher’s Fault performs at QAX Block Party – June 22nd at 5:00pm

“Beecher’s Fault have one foot in pearly pop while including sonic somersaults that will keep your head twirling while your feet are moving” – Deli Magazine Beecher’s Fault has become a key player in the local New York City music scene. The pop/rock band has played an impressive amount of shows at prominent NYC venues […]

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Food Vendors

Participating food vendors include:   Tweet

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