Explore Corona during QAX thanks to QMA & Corona Action Network:
Heart of Corona Artful Tastes Tours: The Corona Action Network (CAN) and Queens Museum of Art (QMA), in collaboration with local business, will take you on artist-lead tours to discover the Tastes of Corona on Saturday, June 12. Enjoy an exciting journey through a neighborhood where cultures meet! Join their guides in Corona Plaza for a gastronomic tour featuring free samples then work off lunch with three cultural tours; explore African American and Italian heritage of Corona or cultural institutions in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
See tour details and map information below. Enjoy your afternoon in Corona during QAX!
11am-12pm, TOUR 1 : Tastings & Corona History with historian Jack Eichenbaum – North Corona Loop (Starts/Ends Corona Plaza, via LAHM)
12pm-1pm, TOUR 2 : Tastings & Corona History with historian Jack Eichenbaum – South Corona (Start Corona Plaza, ends Spaghetti Park)
2pm-3pm, TOUR 3: African American History of Corona for Families with artist Raul Hurtado (Louis Armstrong House, Dorrie Miller Houses, Langston Hughes Library)
2pm-3pm, TOUR 4: African American History of Corona with artist Tahir Hemphill * IN ENGLISH ONLY* (Louis Armstrong House, Dorrie Miller Houses, Langston Hughes Library)
3pm-4pm, TOUR 5: From Spaghetti Park to Flushing Meadows Corona Park with artist Georgie Flores (Starts Corona Plaza, through Italian Corona, then ends at Queens Museum)
IN THE PLAZA
11am-4pm: Tabling /Handing out QAX flyers, QAX Corona Maps (QMA, Corona CAN, Casa Ecuatoriana)
11am-12:30pm: DJ Juan Mapu spinning diverse Latin music (reggeaton, cumbia, retro) with a little South Asian bhangra for added spice
12pm-4pm: Art Making Workshops with Georgie Flores and Pablo Caviedes
12:30pm: Mariachi (Alex can we confirm which group)
1:20pm: Ayasamana Ecuadorian Folkloric Dance Performance
2:15pm: Charlie Cajares, “El Abogado De La Salsa”
3pm-4pm: DJ Juan Mapu closes things out!
*All events Bi-lingual English/Spanish unless otherwise noted