Fall Foraging: Prints & Cocktails
Come out to Clear Comfort for a fall-themed happy hour featuring infused cocktails from foraged ingredients. Hunt for flora and objects on the museum's grounds to make a light-sensitive print in the dark. The night will include short presentations by Amy Zavatto, local author of Forager's Cocktails, and artist Gale Wisdom, who creates photograms of local flora foraged in the neighborhood.
$60/ticket - includes two specialty cocktails, light fare, and photography activity.
Image: Gale Wisdom, Bouquet, 2015, Photogram.
Special thanks to National Grid for sponsoring this event.
Sunday Salon: Jill Freedman
$15 / $12 for members, per program
Get up close and personal with NYC’s great street photographers in this new series of talks led by the museum’s curator Paul Moakley. Each photographer will discuss their work, process, and hold an informal conversation about using the street as an open studio. Our inaugural session features legendary documentary street photographer Jill Freedman and her candid photos of NYC in black and white. Limited to 20 participants. Buy advance tickets at aliceausten.org/salons
Reading: Staten Island Out Loud
This special event is part of Staten Island OutLOUD’s autumn series for the National Endowment for the Arts/The Big Read, featuring Dashiell Hammett’s classic crime novel, “The Maltese Falcon”.
Get spooked at Fort Tompkins! Join us for an evening presentation exploring the fringes of photography, Victorian art, and occult phenomena. Produced with Morbid Anatomy Museum and National Park Service. Meet at Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center (210 New York Avenue, Staten Island). Bring your own flashlight! Cocktail party at Alice Austen House to follow at 10 PM. INFO & TICKETS