The Queens Museum of Art & UNA
Invite you to
Session 1 of the UN 60 Anniversary Discussion Series
Partition of Israel/Palestine: Talking Across the Borders
Sunday, March 5th,
Free & Open to the Public
United Nations Association – Queens & QMA invite you to the first of three discussions which revisit the major events that took place while the General Assembly met in the QMA building. The first talk will feature artists and educators who work towards collaborations and conversations across religious and ethnic boundaries, moving beyond mainstream rhetoric and towards understanding. Featuring:
Palestinian American artist Emily Jacir lives and works between
Artist Meir Gal uses art and images to call attention to the militarization of Israeli society and the racism plaguing the Israeli public. Gal also illustrates how the state as the ultimate, singular and sacred entity censors and replaces both personal and collective identities. Gal has been living in NYC since 1987, teaching art and art theory at the City College of NY and the
Mark Rosenblum is Founder of Americans for Peace Now, and as Professor of History at
Directions: 7 Train to Willets Point/Shea Stadium and follow the yellow signs on a ten-minute walk through the park to the museum, which is located next to the Unisphere.
The Museum’s hours are: Wednesday – Friday: ; Saturday - Sunday: Admission to the Museum is by suggested donation: $5 for adults, $2.50 for seniors, students and children, and free for member and children under 5.