Listen to the oral histories of Staten Island veterans and honor their immeasurable contribution by connecting with a pop-up exhibition by the Veteran Voices Project.
Yes, And: a survey exhibition of art and artists connected to Staten Island presents recent work in video, performance, painting, photography, installation, drawing, and more. Together, thirty-six artists express themes of connectivity, resilience, and vitality, reflecting this time in history when a global pandemic continues to teach us the fundamental importance of relationships and the meaning of place.
The Staten Island Museum presents changing exhibitions that explore the dynamic connections between art, natural science, and history and explore global themes through a local lens. Please check back soon for more upcoming exhibitions.
Learn about extinction, the wonder of enduring species, the importance of bio-diversity and the challenge of preservation through fossils, lost bird species, and a full-size mastodon replica.
Presenting art objects spanning 5,000 years of artistic endeavor gathered from five continents: Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America.
Tracing the borough’s unique history and landscape from the 17th century to the present with works by amateur and professional artists in a broad range of styles and materials.
Infinite Compassion: Avalokiteshvara in Asian Art, a collaboration with the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, introduced visitors to Buddhist art, culture, and belief across Asia.
Field Notes featured artworks and seed histories from Hudson Valley Seed Company, documentary videos of Staten Island gardeners by Jay Weichun, photograms of local flora by Gale Wisdom, and museum botanical specimens selected by the Greenbelt Native Plant Center.
Impractical Jokers: Homecoming explored the story of four longtime friends from Staten Island whose hidden-camera, comedic television show, Impractical Jokers, that became a pop culture phenomenon.