Warming Up Winter Holiday Market
Featuring 65 Local Vendors

The Queens Museum’s Open A.I.R. Artist Services program invites you to escape the winter cold and enjoy the holiday with live musical performances, art making workshops for families, a photobooth, a book sale, and an amazing market filled local arts and crafts.

El Programa Open A.I.R. de Apoyo para Artistas del Museo de Queens te invita a escapar el frío del Invierno y disfrutar las fiestas con presentaciones musicales en vivo, talleres de arte para toda la familia, estudio de fotografía, venta de libros, y un mercadito increíble, lleno de arte y artesanías locales.

There will be a shuttle bus leaving from the Mets-Willets Point subway station from 1-5 pm.

Habrá un bus que sale desde la estación de Mets-Willets Point al Museo de 1-5 pm.

The market will have a total of 65 vendors in 8 different categories:

El mercadito tendrá un total de 65 vendedores en 8 categorías:

  • A Little Bit of Everything – In this section you will find those vendors who defy categorization. They mix-and-match to bring you a variety of amazing creations including: hats, baskets, paintings, t-shirts, baked goods, music cds, prints, harps, jewelry, cards, pickled vegetables, knits, embroideries, cards, jars of mole and more surprises.
  • Un Poquito de Todo – Aquí se encuentran nuestros vendedores que hacen de todo un poco desde tortas y moles, hasta música y artesanías.
    • Roberta Chalini
    • Sandra Rea
    • Chuecas
    • Silvio Solis
    • Mercedes Cabrera
    • Meyolotzin Abrajan
    • Wawa Kuna
    • Cris&Daisy
    • Eva Valencia
    • Librada Valeria
    • Corona Youth Music Project
  • Accessories and Home Goods – Here you will find amazing things to accentuate yourself and your home including: ornaments, prints, jewelry, accent pieces made with seaglass and stones, wooden fruits, crafts, towels, bibs, bags, purses, hair accessories, scarves, pillows, children’s accessories, handmade pottery, bowls, mugs, plates, totes, and more.
  • Accesorios y Cosas para el Hogar – Aqui encontraras increíbles cosas para decorarte a ti y a tu casa: toallas, decoración, almohadas, ceramica, y mas.
    • Kimberly Abbott
    • Culeca Con Mis Caracoladas
    • Celny’s Treasure of Arts and Crafts
    • Natimolo Shop
    • Embellished Life Designs
    • AnHandmade Designs
    • Barbara Stone
    • Tote Shoppe
  • Books, Cards, and Prints – Ready yourself to sit by the fire and read great books or write some holiday notes to your friends. You will be able to take home the many incredible catalogues from past Queens Museum exhibitions that will be on clearance. In this section you will find: holiday greeting cards made by children, hand-printed notecards, printed silk scarves, hand-sewn metrocard holders, typed poems, poem oracles and fortunes, poetry stickers, drawings, artist books, chapbooks, t-shirts, prints, gift tags, coloring books, printed tote bags and towels, silkscreen prints, linoleum prints, stationery, rubber stamps, posters, and photographs.
  • Libros, Tarjetas, e Impresiones – Alístate para sentarte junto al fuego y leer libros o escribir tarjetas a tus amigos.
    • PS811 Q GRAFIX Class
    • Ann Cofta
    • ART FOR THE WILD
    • Earsay
    • Manuel Melendez
    • Cuculi Designs
    • dovecote
    • Ondine Crispin
    • PunchPaper
    • Wild About Queens!
    • My Works of Art, LLC
    • Mobile Print Power
    • Project Attica: Community Through the Arts
    • Hunter & Co. Designs
    • Evie McKenna
  • Clothing, Textiles, and Knits – Keep yourself warm and stylish. You’ll be able to find: t-shirts, bags, hoodies, scarves, pins, caps, snapbacks, beanies, hats, blankets, bracelets, hair ribbons, braided fabric and yarn jewelry, turban headbands, coffee cup cozies, handwarmers, arm warmers, and hair clips.
  • Ropa, Textiles y Tejidos –  Mantente calientito y con estilo. Encontraras: playeras, bolsas, bufandas, gorros, y más.
    • Carolina Peñafiel
    • Nupur Arora
    • QNSMADE
    • SUDA
    • queens88
    • Iliana Ibarra Cruz
    • Martha Arevalo
    • Mawusi
    • Queens Babies
    • Bare Hand Creations
  • Curiosities – The things you’ll find in this section are a bit strange and special, unusual tattoos, small objects and gifts, cards and images.
  • Curiosidades –  Las cosas que encontrarás en esta sección son un poco raras y especiales, tatuajes poco comunes, objetos pequeños, regalitos y cositas.
    • Henna by Naty
    • Shannon McBride
    • Niizeki Hiromi Studios
    • Deborah Wasserman
  • Jewelry – You will find an incredible variety of jewelry including: pendants, earrings, rings, bracelets, resin art tiles, jewelry with semi-precious stones, natural stones,  and crystals, 3D printed jewelry, brass and silver jewelry, dreamcatchers, jewelry made with seeds and beads.
  • Joyeria –  Encontrarás una gran variedad de joyeria: collares, anillos, aretes de todo material.
    • Artbysandrav
    • EvyLu Jewelry
    • Holy Faya
    • Ilda Medel
    • Kaunablue
    • Lizbran Designs
    • Pamela Davis
    • Xochiquetzal
    • Subsistence Americana
  • Paintings – Make your home bright and beautiful with watercolors, acrylic paintings, whimsical paintings and prints, and stencils on wood.
  • Pinturas – Llena tu hogar de color con acuarelas y pinturas.
    • Christine Nicholas
    • Gennadyi Gurman
    • Hilario Castillo
    • Issa Ibrahim
    • Amanda Lenox
  • Skincare – Spoil yourself with luxurious skincare products including: soaps, body butters, body polishes, face masks, and body oils.
  • Cuidado para la Piel – Consiéntete con productos como jabones, cremas y mascarillas.
    • FLO AND THEO
    • iNYANGA Naturals
    • Skin Rejoice

In addition to the Holiday Market, there will be a wide array of performances and activities throughout the day:
Además del Mercadito, también tendremos muchas presentaciones y actividades durante todo el dia:

1-2pm: Miki and the North Wind performed by the Queens College Puppeteers – presentacion de marionetas
1:30 – 4:30: Shadow Puppet Art-Making Workshop with Queens Museum Education Department – taller de arte de titeres de sombra
1:30 – 4:30: Holiday Photobooth with Project Luz – cabina fotográfica
2:30-3pm: Concert by the Corona Youth Music Project – Concierto Musical con el Nucleo Corona
3:30 – 4pm: Performance by Children’s Mariachi Group Academia De Mariachi Nuevo Amanecer – Presentación de Mariachi Infantil
4:30 – 5pm: Performance by Ecuadorian Youth Dance Group “Ñukanchik Llakta Wawa Kuna” – Presentación de baile Ecuatoriano de niños.

About Open A.I.R. Artist Services Program
Open A.I.R. draws on the Queens Museum’s resources, staff expertise, and networks to provide workshops and lectures that help artists grow their practice, advance their career, and develop sustainable lives as artists. Given the Museum’s commitment to socially-engaged art that crosses sectors, as well as attention to its role in neighboring communities, Open A.I.R. works to expand the notion of who is an artist and, moreover, utilizes a holistic view of how to support their potential to thrive and contribute to the cultural landscape of Queens and New York City more broadly. Tailored to artists in Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and the Bronx, Open A.I.R. prioritizes the needs of artists of color, queer artists, and immigrant artists, facilitating conversations where art meets activism, and organizing experiences that bring together artists and non-artists.

Artist Services at the Queens Museum are made possible in part by a generous grant from The Scherman Foundation’s Katharine S. and Axel G. Rosin Fund. Additional support provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Questions? Email sjmo@queensmuseum.org

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