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Con Brio Ensemble

Con Brio EnsembleSunday, March 11, 2pm 

Note: Daylight Savings Time ends.

With spring in the air, we welcome back the Con Brio Ensemble musicians - Diana Mittler-Battigaplia (piano and co-founder of the ensemble); Alexander Meshibovsky (violin); Alan Hollander (oboe)and Osceola Davis (soprano) for a spirited  afternoon of chamber music.  The program features works by Quantz, Mozart, Schumann, Dvorak, Rossini  Rachmaninoff, William Grant Still and Wieniawski.

Light refreshments served.

Admission $12 and $10 for members and students.

Evangelia KingsleyKurt Weill Musicale

Sunday, March 18, 2pm

The multi-talented Evangelia Kingsley, with Chip Prince on piano, conjure the musical world of the composer Kurt Weill whose remarkable oeuvre spanned from 1920s Germany to Hollywood musicals, opera and symphonic works. His songs, like Mack the Knife and Surabaya Johnny, have been revived and interpreted by jazz, rock, and pop artists. Weill immigrated to New York in the 1930s like the painter Elisabeth Korn, whose work is presently on view at the museum. 

Join us for an afternoon with Evangelia Kingsley, a remarkable performer of cabaret to opera, to highlight some of the memorable tunes and tales of this musical legend. 

Light refreshments served.  Admission $12 and $10 for members and students. Click to purchase tickets on-line

Evangelia Kingsley, a  performer whose mastery ranges from cabaret to opera, highlights some of the memorable tunes and tales of this musical legend. 

Light refreshments served.  Admission $12 and $10 for members and students.

Elizabeth P. Korn, Provocative Woman Artist:  Pop and Puckish Classicism

Sara Lynn Henry Gallery Talk

Saturday, March 24, 2:00pm

Join us for a talk about Elisabeth Korn’s art. The presentation is followed by a reception.   

Sara Lynn Henry is Professor of Art History, Emerita, and N.E.H. Distinguished Teaching Professor of Humanities.  Currently she is an independent curator and art writer concerned with art, nature and science matters; also with the contemporary East-West aesthetic dialogue. As a scholar she has published extensively on Paul Klee.

Gemini Journeypresents:

Movie Music Magic!

Sunday, April 8, 2pm

Come journey with us -- Diane Block, violinist and Terry Batts, cellist, perform their new musical program which has proven most popular. They explore our common American experience through the lens of cinematic music:  musical soundtracks from iconic films that resonate for all including Gentlemen Prefer BlondesOn the WaterfrontPeter Gun, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg", the Beatles' A Hard Day's Night and Help and Chocolat.

Light refreshments served.  Admission $12 and $10 for members and students. Click to purchase tickets on-line


Green Garden/Green Planet

A Family-Friendly Earth Day Program

Saturday, April 22, 12:30 – 3:30pm

Come get your hands into some soil and learn how to help make a cleaner and greener environment.  

Join us on Earth Day.  It is an afternoon of art, hands-on workshops and take-away information. Learn about ways to care for and enjoy our natural environment. There’s Information on recycling, composting and other earth-friendly resources in our community. Discover ways to keep involved throughout the year. 

Light refreshments will be served. Admission $5 / $12 per family; children under 3 free. Light refreshments will be served. Admission $5 / $12 per family; children under 3 free.

Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour  

Saturday, May 5, 2:00pm at the Flushing Cemetery

 Local historian James Driscoll and horticultural specialists Fred Gerber and Chuck Wade lead an informative tour highlighting key figures and features of this park-like burial ground. Established in 1853, the cemetery is a testament to Flushing’s arboreal and horticultural heritage and the resting place of notable artists and statesmen.

The tour group meets near the door to the Chapel, inside the main gate at 1:45pm. 

$10 registration. Click to purchase tickets on-line

Rain-date: Sunday, May 6th at 2pm.  For directions to Flushing Cemetery, 163-6 46th Ave. call (718) 359-0100 or www.flushingcemetery.com. The tour is co-sponsored with the Queens Historical Society.

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