York College Performing Arts Center
Inside scoop: The Fine Arts Gallery at York College is on the
same campus. The gallery, which opened in 1990, boasts a
1,000-square-foot open floor plan with movable walls and stateof
the-art technology that enable displays of diverse artworks.
Located in the Academic Core Building with an entrance on
Liberty Avenue, the gallery presents up to four professional
contemporary art shows and two current student art shows over
the academic year.
Address: 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, and www.york.
Oratorio Society of Queens
Established in 1927, the Oratorio Society of Queens is the
borough’s oldest performing cultural organization. The society
strives to engage, educate, and uplift the community by
presenting musical programs that span the repertoire from great
choral masterpieces to popular all-time favorites. Its big events
are annual holiday and spring concerts.
Queens World Film Festival
The Queens World Film Festival screens more than 100
movies at multiple venues over two weeks in March. The event
also features panel discussions and boundless networking as
filmmakers from around the world attend.
Editor’s note: Queens Theatre is in the Flushing Meadows
Corona Park section.
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