On June 21st, 2014 Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is thrilled to open the gates of the newly designated Kaufman Arts District and invite all to the QCA Block Party.
This will be an Astoriastyle block party with internationally known Queensbased artists, musicians from Make Music New York, a BBQ throwdown from local restaurants and an evening film screening under the stars. This exciting event will kick off an eclectic calendar of upcoming arts events that will attract visitors, tourists, and arts lovers toAstoria.
The QCA Block party, the fourth Moveable Feast Artist Dinner event of QCA, is a fundraiser to support the High School to Art School Portfolio Program (HS2AS). The High School to Art School program (HS2AS) is a free portfolio development program aimed at developing and fostering an in-depth understanding of art, while guiding NYC high school students through the art college application process. Kaufman Arts District will launch in a new season to advance and promote theAstoria area anchored by Kaufman Astoria Studios and surrounding cultural institutions including Queens Council on the Arts and The Museum of the Moving Image. Public support comes from Queensborough President Melinda Katz and NYC Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, 26th District.
Saturday, June 21st, 2014, 4pm – 10pm
Kaufman Astoria Studios on the Backlot
Entrance on 35th Avenue & 36th Street
Astoria, NY 11101
Admission: $35: RSVP here
For more information visit: http://queenscouncilarts.org/qca-block-party/