Staten Island Arts, whose mission is to make the arts accessible to every member of the community and provide recognition and support for artistic achievement will be taking their operation to a highly visible, accessible location as well as adding a gallery, to be known as the Culture Lounge and an local artist retail space to be known as the Culture Lounge Artist Market, as it opens at the Staten Island Ferry.
Please join us as we celebrate art and reveal our new gallery space, that initially will feature artist Tattfoo Tan. In the Culture Lounge Tan will presents his long-term project, Sustainable.Organic. Stewardship. which is a call to action. Realizing the ecological problem we are facing, learn up as much green knowledge as you can, set out to be an example and be the catalyst of change.
Visitors can shop the Culture Lounge Artist Market strives to find unique, cool, and fun goods made by local artists, with a special focus on items that reflect the spirit of New York Harbor and Staten Island.
On Saturday, June 7 from noon to 5 p.m., as part of Art by the Ferry, visitors can stop in to see the space, enjoy and interact with Tattfoo Tan’s S.O.S. exhibit, shop the Culture Lounge Artist Market and enjoy community-based musicians.
On Sunday, June 8 from noon to 5 p.m. the Staten Island Arts new ferry terminal location will host a Family Day with special activities and workshops for families. Come meet S.O.S. 5pm your neighborhood flock with artist Tattfoo. This chicken collective eat organic kitchen waste, lays eggs and their waste is considered a prize by the artist as nutritional natural fertilizer for his garden. Come and learn how you can start your own flock and build your dream coop.