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Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor Autumn Events 2016
Staten Island SEEN: Part I closes on September 25
Staten Island SEEN traces this borough’s unique history and changing landscape from the 17th century to the present. These works are made in a broad range of styles and materials, from ink drawing to anaglyph 3-D video. In the past, artists were attracted to Staten Island for its varied landscape: The shoreline, inland hills, ponds, valleys, waterways, and forests all provided inspiration. Contemporary artists depict these natural features as well as the way we live today, including parking lots, strip malls, tract houses, and other aspects of our suburban landscape. Check out Staten Island SEEN before it’s too late – and get 10% off on the exhibition catalog.
Bird and Nature Walk: Clove Lakes Park
Wednesday, September 14, 10:00am – 12:00pm
The shorebirds have already started their southward migration. Continue the search for these southbound migrants on this 1-2 mile hike. Meet on the Martling Avenue Bridge.
Super Science Saturday: Experimental Music with SI MakerSpace
Saturday, September 17, 10:00am – 12:00pm
For 8-13 year olds accompanied by an adult.
Experiment with high and low tech electronic ways to make music and musical instruments. Afterward enjoy the Fence Show!
66th Annual Fence Show
and Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble Open Air Music Festival
Saturday, September 17, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Fence Show is Free to the Public/Museum Entrance by Donation
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
For the 66th year, the Staten Island Museum is keeping their bucolic tradition alive! Join us to see the conventional, the abstract, and the extraordinary when over 125 artists descend on the grounds of Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens with the Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor as a backdrop.
Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble’s Open Air Music Festival Lineup:
12:00pm – MCCE Quartet
1:00pm – WaFoo & MCCE collaboration
2:00pm – The J. Brunka Trio
3:00pm – Eyes On Infinity & MCCE collaboration