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Magicicada

Jennifer Angus

New online exhibition

140 Objects

To celebrate the Staten Island Museum’s 140th year, Museum collections staff have selected 140 objects that showcase the Museum’s extensive collections and what they can tell us about our past and present, regional art, and our local environment. Take a fresh look into the museum's collections with 140 Objects that illustrate fascinating historical insights, scientific revelations and artistic endeavors.

Events and Programs

Winter Programs are Here

New virtual Lunch and Learns, family activities for mid-winter recess weekend, take a closer look at sustainability, and more.

Seollal Crafts and Games

Korean Lunar New Year

On Saturday, January 29, join the Staten Island Museum along with the Korean Community Development Center to celebrate Seollal, Korean Lunar New Year, through a variety of crafts and activities. We are aware that a snow storm is in the forecast for this weekend. Please check the museum's website before venturing out in case of possible postponement.

On View Now

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.

Jennifer Agnus, Magicicada. Christine Cruz Photography.
About Us

Curiosity Lives Here

It is the mission of the Staten Island Museum to spark curiosity and generate meaningful shared experiences through natural science, art, and history to deepen understanding of our environment, ourselves, and each other.

COLLECTIONS

A Museum that's Unique to Staten Island

Our permanent collections contain natural science specimens, archival records, and works of art and design, which represent Staten Island’s natural and cultural history across time.

Anthony Toney (1913-2004), Afternoon on a Hill. Oil on Canvas, 1956.
SUPPORT

We need your support more than ever.

Please consider a gift to the Museum as we celebrate 140 years of Art, History and Science!