Alice Austen House


05/1/1611:00am– 4:00pm

5 Boro Bike Tour Watch Party

Alice Austen was an early female bicyclist.  Watch as thousands of cyclists ride by the museum.  Prime photo opportunity!

05/7/16– 05/8/16

Mother's Day Arts & Crafts Fair

Enjoy the spring grounds and find something special for mom, featuring handmade goods from local artists and crafters. 

The fair runs from 11am-5pm Saturday and Sunday.

Vendors include: Bath, Body and Candle Moments, Beadlady 5 Designs, Bonnie's Bojoux, Brooke's Nook, Chapmangrafik, Created by VGC, Four Hands Design Studio, Gallery24, Grassy Knoll Soaps, Heidi's Homemade, John Vokral, Karen's Visions, L. J. Renee Arts, Lovely 4 Your Hair, Miriam Garber, Pat Salmon, Sunset Hill Design and Touch of Clasps.


05/14/1610:00am– 3:00pm

In Alice's Garden: Spring Service Day

Come out to Clear Comfort for a day of service.  We'll be planting, prepping beds, manicuring the lawn, and sprucing up the grounds for the season. 

Let us know if you plan to help - groups and individuals welcome!

Register: 718-816-4506 x10 or

05/22/162:00pm– 4:00pm

Triennial Talks: Staten Island As Community

Four triennial artists discuss working with the diverse communities of Staten Island. Featuring Gareth Smit, Jenna Snyder, Divya Gadangi, and Irma Bohórquez-Geisler. Q&A to follow. Free with museum admission. RSVP to 718-816-4506 x10 or

05/25/168:00am– 11:00am

Fleet Week Watch Party

Watch the ships sail in, like Alice did.  The parade of ships will be narrated by Maritime Historian Fred Rodriguez.  Free coffee and donuts!