The Queens Museum is housed in the original New York City Pavilion of the 1939 World’s Fair, now much expanded and modernized. Six galleries, ranging from 800 to 2,400 square feet, allow for concurrent exhibitions of different scales and flexible curatorial choices.
The Museum concentrates on Modern and Contemporary arts that relate to their contemporary urban constituency. Holdings includes a notable selection of Tiffany lamps, on long-term display.
Highlights an extraordinary collection of Tiffany lamps, from the iconic Wisteria and Dragonfly to unusual lamps produced in limited number, such as the Pond Lily globe and Peacock hanging shade.
Artists of Queens present the artistic vibrancy of the borough