Queens Immigrant Stories


Queens Immigrant Stories and History
Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd
Wednesday, June 15, 4:00-8:00pm

Celebrate immigrant stories that help define the World’s Borough, Queens!
Explore exhibits highlighting the immigrant experience in Queens, listen to oral histories, see historical photos, hear from experts, enjoy dance and music performances, snack on complimentary international treats, and share your thoughts!

Exhibition 4:00-8:00pm
Performances 6:00-7:30pm

Exhibitions include:
* 34th Avenue Oral History by Bridget Bartolini
* Queens Night Market Vendor Stories Oral History Project by Storm Garner
* COVID-19 Asian American Oral History Project from LaGuardia Community College
* Immigrant Housing by Rob MacKay and Queens Tourism Council
* Immigrant Photo Exhibit by Jason Antos and Queens Historical Society
* Immigrant Language Map from Endangered Language Alliance
* Queens Memory from the Queens Library

PLUS live music by INFUSION and theatrical skits and dance from Newcomers High School.


We will be inside the Helen Marshall Center at the Queens Borough Hall, located at 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew Gardens, NY, 11424. It’s steps from the E/F train at Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike and the Q46, Q10 and Q37 buses. There’s also a parking lot behind the boroughhall.

Queens: Immigrant Stories and History is part of This Is NY: Celebrating Our Immigrant Heritage and Communities, a festival within the citywide Festival of NY happening throughout Summer 2022.


View photos from Queens Immigrant Stories HERE.