Current Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Currently On View


  • Staten Island SEEN 

    Staten Island SEEN

    The exhibition traces this borough’s unique history and landscape from the 17th century to the present. These works are made by amateur and professional artists, working in a broad range of styles and materials from ink drawing to anaglyph 3-D video. Artists include the masters of the Hudson River School such as Edward Moran and Jasper Cropsey, a native Staten Islander, Cecil C. Bell, who lived on Staten Island and current talents like Sara Yuster and Bill Murphy.

    Location: Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, Building A, 1000 Richmond Terrace, SINY 10301



  • From Farm to City

    From Farm to City
    A Richmond County Savings Foundation Legacy Exhibition

    A glimpse into Staten Island’s unique history, its people, and the themes that resonate as collective truths on this unusual island using images and historic documents, audio interviews, and digital collections. This exhibition strives to reunite Islanders with their past and share the evolving story of New York City’s Borough of Parks with visitors. From Farm to City: Staten Island 1661-2012 was created by the Museum of the City of New York. The exhibition focused on land-use on Staten Island. This legacy exhibition focuses on the people and themes that define the Island throughout history.

    Location: Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, Building A, 1000 Richmond Terrace, SINY 10301


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  • Pinhole Civil War by Michael Falco

    The Civil War Pinhole Project
    Photographs by Michael Falco

    April 25, 2015 - April 15, 2016
    Free with Museum Admission

    This exhibition presents a selection of prints made by photographer Michael Falco.  Falco’s commitment to American stories and passion for Civil War history led him on a four year battlefield-to-battlefield journey along the anniversary tracks of the American Civil War- 150 years later.  The project, which began in 2011, has been recognized by the Library of Congress and has been accepted into the National Archive. 
    Learn more about the Civil War Pinhole Project and photographer Michael Falco.

    Location: Staten Island Museum, St. George, 75 Stuyvesant Place

    This exhibition has been made possible, in part, through support from NYC Departement of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, Victory State Bank, and Con Edison.



  • The Love Motel for Insects: MAGICICADA Staten Island Variation  by Brandon Ballengée

    The Love Motel for Insects: MAGICICADA Staten Island Variation

    Now on view

    Magicicada is a site specific light sculpture in the shape of a huge cicada. Award winning eco-artist, Brandon Ballengée's latest art work's glow attracts both insects and humans who are then able to view the strange but beautiful world of insects. Expect to spend summer nights in the courtyard of the Museum. Click here for more information from the artist. 

    Location: Staten Island Museum Courtyard, 75 Stuyvesant Place, SI, NY 10301

    Supported in part by 

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