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Nature and Science in Dialogue
Botanical Therapeutic Art
Evolution of An Artist
Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden
Get the Picture?
Deconstructed Flowers
Invasive Pigments
Fish & Crushed Can Story - Mixed Media
Repetition in Design
Fragile Beauty: Jamaica Bay Landscapes
The Artist Within: The Urge to Create
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Enchanted Earth 2.0
Hearts and Hands of the Garden: The Arts of the QBG Craft Group
Birds, Bugs, and Blooms of Queens Botanical Garden
Susan Springer Anderson
Seeing the World - Handmade Paper Artwork
Infinite India: An Excess of Reality
Music in the Garden
Craft Group

Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

Tuesdays to Sundays, May 6 through September 28

Queens Botanical Garden grew out of the Gardens on Parade exhibit at the 1939 World's Fair and was moved to its current location to make way for the 1964 World's Fair.  Drawing on materials from QBG's archives, public archives and private collections, Harvesting Our History commemorates these origins, traces QBG's development, and looks to the future of the place where people, plants and cultures meet.

Sunday, June 8, 2 to 4pm
Public Reception: World's Fair Voices -- hear our stories, share yours.
Meet the curators, the daughter of one of the founders, share stories with others who visit our World's Fair Exhibit.


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