NYC DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANNOUNCES MAJOR FUNDING FOR QUEENS MUSEUM’S NEW CHILDREN’S MUSEUM SPACE & CULTURAL CAPITAL PROJECTS ACROSS QUEENS
New York – On Tuesday, August 22 at 11AM, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) will join cultural leaders to celebrate new capital funding for Queens cultural groups included in the City’s Fiscal Year 2024 budget.
The announcement will take place at the Queens Museum, which is receiving funding for the construction of a 15,000 square foot children’s museum focused on art and culture within the museum’s existing facility.
Other Queens-based groups that received funding in this year’s capital budget are the Poppenhusen Institute, Flushing Town Hall, Museum of the Moving Image, New York Hall of Science, Queens Botanical Garden, Queens Theatre, UnionDocs, and Edge School of the Arts Dance Legacy.
Cultural Affairs Commissioner Laurie Cumbo
Queens Borough President Donovan Richards
Queens Museum President & Executive Director Sally Tallant
Representatives from Queens cultural groups receiving City capital awards
To Be Held At:
New York City Building
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY 11368
Banner Image: Image: The New York City Building and parking lot, c. 1939. Vintage silver gelatin print. Provenance research in-progress. Image Credit – Queens Museum