Clementi & Company
Dongsok Shin and Leah Gale Nelson
Friday, June 24 at 6 pm, RSVP
Join us for an evening of chamber music with King Manor Museum's Longman, Clementi & Co. fortepiano (London, c.1800). Early keyboard specialist Dongsok Shin is joined by violinist Leah Gale Nelson (using a violin and bow of the era), to highlight compositions of Muzio Clementi (1752-1832), with other works by Johann Schobert (1735-1767), and Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805). Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. To purchase tickets, please visit http://www.kingmanor.org/events/concert.php or call 718-206-0545 x 13.
Summer Kick-off Festival
Saturday, June 25, FREE
Pulp Mobile, Games & Activities 1- 4 pm, 1:00 Storytime with Literacy INC.
Forget about TV, time to get off your couch and head outside! At 1 pm listen to a read-aloud during Storytime with Literacy INC. From 1-4 pm, blow giant bubbles, make your own ice-cream, create a work of art and play historic games on the lawn at King Manor. Teaching artist Rejin Leys, will show visitors how to create handmade paper using a recycled materials. Her traveling art program, PulpMobile will be located on the grounds of King Manor.
Hands-on-History: Fly a Kite
Saturday, July 2, FREE
1:00 Storytime with Literacy INC., 1:30-4:00 Drop in Activity
Let's fabricate cool kites and watch them flutter in the great big yard at King Manor. Listen to a reading of Kite Day, A Bear and Mole Story by Will Hillenbrand. Families with children are welcome.
Queens Memory at King Manor
Saturday, July 9, 1-4 pm and Tuesday, July 12, 5-8 pm
Make your memories of Jamaica part of history and get your family photos digitized for free! King Manor Museum will open its doors to host the Queens Memory Team as they scan your photographs, postcards and other memorabilia and save them to a thumbdrive you can take home. Stop by to see rare maps from the archives at Queens Library and learn something new about your neighborhood! This program is supported by Queens Library. For more information contact Queens Memory Directory, Natalie Milbrodt, 718-990-0837.
King Manor Museum's public programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, especially Councilmembers Rory Lancman, I. Daneek Miller, & Mark Weprin, as well as by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.