The Museum is Open!
The Staten Island Museum’s is now open on weekends and we look forward to welcoming you back! We hope to provide a space of comfort while connecting with human expression and exploring art, natural science, and history. Please review our updated visitor safety guidelines and how to purchase advanced tickets.
Lunch and Learn: Drusilla Poole and Local Suffragists
Lunch and Learn is a new lecture and presentation series that focuses on objects in the Museum’s collection. On February 18, learn about local suffragists such as Drusilla Poole (pictured), whose organization, the Women’s Civic and Political Union, formed in 1919 to teach Black women on Staten Island about politics and encourage them to vote.
Jennifer Angus: Magicicada
Using responsibly-collected and preserved specimens, the artist Jennifer Angus creates site-specific installations of insects pinned directly to a wall and other surfaces creating exquisite patterns reminiscent of textiles or wallpaper. Coming in July 2021.