Feb 3, 2011

Staten Island Museum Events

Jazz Andrea Phillips
Opening Reception
Andrea Phillips: Pieces of SpiritThursday, February 3
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Pl.

Free for Museum Members/$5 for non-members 
Phillips' vibrant collage art works intertwine spirit, humanity, and creativity. Themes in this exhibit include: Battles, Beauty, andTranscendence.  Phillips, a master of simplicity, is inspired by fabric, Persian miniatures, and the urban New York Community in which she lives. Curated by Diane Matyas.

To read more about Andrea Phillips and Pieces of Spirit, check out the article in this weeks Staten Island Advance or to watch a video about Andrea and her "house of art" click here.
Teen Environmental Club: Outreach Committee
Teen Enviro
Saturday, February 5, 10:00am-12:00pm
Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Pl.

The Teen Environmental Club is forming a committee to plan, produce and present display-posters & communicate important environmental issues within the community. Call Seth Wollney for more information at (718) 483-7105 or visit the website here

The Teen Environmental Club is made possible with support from Con Edison, the Verizon Foundation and The New York City Environmental Fund administered by the Hudson River Foundation.

african american stories
Opening Reception
Portraits of Leadership:
African American Entrepreneurs on Staten Island
Saturday, February 12
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Staten Island History Center
1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg H
Snug Harbor Campus

Join us for the opening of an exhibit designed to inspire and uplift through sharing the stories of some of the accomplished African Americans in the Staten Island Community who continue to have a positive impact both at home and in the global community.

The exhibit features a diverse selection of eight community leaders including Debi Rose, Dolores Morris and her family, Reverend Demetrius Carolina, Kevin Buford, Patricia Anne Taylor, Gerald Barclay, Ruby Dailey and Amanda Johnson.

The exhibit will be on display to visit for free until November 1, 2011
Tuesday - Saturday, 1pm - 4pm in the History Center
Supported by:
portraits in leadership

Teen Environmental Club: Recycling Workshop 
Saturday, February 12, 11:00am
Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place
Michael Rieser from GrowNYC, leads a program about why recycling is important and how to recycle in the New York City Recycling Program. Discuss how we can improve recycling in our homes, neighborhoods, and schools. Call Seth Wollney for more information at (718) 483-7105or visit the website here.

The Teen Environmental Club is made possible with support from Con Edison, the Verizon Foundation and The New York City Environmental Fund administered by the Hudson River Foundation.
Eco Walk: Woods in Winter at Wolfe's Pond Park Sunday, February 13, 9:00am - 11:00am  
What wildlife remains active and how do they survive during the cold of winter?

Meet at the field station in the main parking lot, at the end of Cornelia Street and find out. 

For more information call Seth Wollney at (718) 483-7105.
African American Entrepreneurs: A Community Panel Discussion
Tuesday, February 15, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Wagner College, Spiro Hall II
1 Campus Road

A panel discussion in connection to our new exhibit in collaboration with Wagner College History Department featuring a distinguished array of African American Community members. 

Supported by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley charitable Trust, New York Council for the Humanities, Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, Richmond County Savings Foundation, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and National Grid.

Mid-week Bird Walk: South Beach FREE
Wednesday, February 16, 10:00am
Join the Staten Island Museum and search for wintering harbor seals and birds off South Beach and Fort Wadsworth.

Meet curator of Science, Ed Johnson, in the dolphin fountain parking lot off of Father Capodanno Blvd. 

Call Ed Johnson at (718) 483-7110 for more information.

Supported by HSBC USA, N.A.  

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