IMPORTANT UPDATE! The Staten Island Museum’s 73rd Annual Fence Show is now on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2023!

Due to inclement weather, the Fence Show and Biergarten have been moved.

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Field Notes: Seed Stories and the Power of Plants

Works of art hanging on a gallery wall.

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

Four men with their faces squished up against a glass door.

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.

Jennifer Angus: Magicicada

Geometric patterns made by pinning cicadas to a pink wall

Artist Jennifer Angus presents Magicicada, taking inspiration from the museum’s collection of cicadas – one of the world’s largest. Angus has created an immersive environment to discover, full of exquisite and ornamental patterns and imaginative vignettes, unexpectedly created with hundreds of preserved insects.