Second Saturday Staten Island is a free monthly art walk on Staten Island's north shore. Our mission is to facilitate a working partnership between artists, curators, galleries, audiences and local businesses to promote a more engaged community. Our events regularly include visual art, music, dance, and performance art.

Want to know what's going on other days of the month? Check out SI Arts’ Inside Art Guide calendar.

2014 Fundraiser

Thanks to all of you for your generous donations. With your support, we were able to raise close to $2,000 in our inaugural fundraising campaign. If you donated, you will be receiving your gifts from us in May.

April 12th Art Walk

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S.I. MakerSpace
450 Front St.
Entrance on Thompson St.

Noon–4pm
Dreamups and Staten Island MakerSpace are hosting a weekend hackathon to build open hardware technologies that have a social or environmental impact on April 11 through 13, 2014.

Participants are invited to register for a weekend building challenge and pitch an idea or design for a product/technology that has social or environmental positive impact.

Cost: $25.00

For more details, click here.

Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place

Event: 2pm
Museum Hours: 10am–5pm
Cartoon Zoology

Syndicated cartoonist Taylor Jones will present a visual talk about how he blends the animal and political kingdoms in his caricatures and editorial cartoons. Jones' work is featured in the Museum's Cicada Exhibition. Afterward, enjoy drawing in the Museum's galleries- chock full of biology specimens!

Event is free with Museum admission (Adults: $5. Students & seniors: $3. Members & children under 12: Free.).

Andrea Phillips Studio
48 Montgomery Ave.

2pm: Talk
3.30pm: Open House

Not handicap accessible.
Satsang: In Spiritual Company

This talk will be a guided conversation about reinforcing your spirituality. Bring your poetry, songs, ideas, or questions about satsang.

For more information, please email secondsaturdaystatenisland@gmail.com.

Art Lab
1000 Richmond Terrace, Building H

2–4pm

For handicap access, call Snug Harbor Rangers (718-816-9691)
Time for Change: Works by Antonio DeSantis

Come out to see the works of local artist Antonio DeSantis gracing the walls of Art Lab's gallery space starting April 5th, 2014. Exhibition runs until April 27th.

Check out our photography student show in our hallway space at the same time.

The Fishing Pier
1 Lighthouse Plaza
Near the National Lighthouse Museum site

2–4pm
Small Boats from Staten Island
A performance event by Geoffrey Hendricks for Re:Imagining Staten Island

Small boats with secret messages put in the water. Bottles with secret messages thrown as far out in the water as possible.

Bring your message in a bottle or come write one with us.

This event is part of Re: Imagining Staten Island at Deep Tanks Studio.

Everything Goes Book Cafe and Neighborhood Stage
208 Bay Street

4–10pm
Book Cafe open all day!
Florence Barry Art Reception: 4–6pm

Very Mixed Media with paintings, sculpture and inventions by Florence Barry.

Community Drumming Circle: 8pm

Join the drum circle of the full moon and world peace meditation. Communication and play inspired by the energy of the moon.

Meditation: 9pm

CPG Gallery
814 Richmond Terrace

5–8pm
Gallery open Sat. & Sun., 1–5pm
The Lightness of Being

The CPG Gallery invites you to party with us as we open our new exhibit, "The Lightness of Being."

Light gives life to inanimate objects in varying degrees of brightness and color. Acting as a mirror, our inner light reflects and illuminates our state of being; The essence of this light is what I strive to reveal in my photography.
 —Featured photographer, Joan Velazquez.

Free yourself from the long, hard winter – see this uplifting show!

Show runs from April 5th through May 18th.

Staten Island LGBT Community Center
25 Victory Blvd.
Third Floor

6–9pm
Four Friends

Four Friends showcases the work of four artists and their distinct artistic vision. The opening on Saturday April 12 is part of the Second Saturday Staten Island art walk and the exhibition will continue through May 2.

Featuring: Lorenzo Hail, Liz Marotti, Earl Horton and J. Montana

SIABC Gallery
73 Wave Street

6–9pm
Guns and Flying Machines from the Steam Powered Art Factory

A solo exhibition of the imaginative work of Chris Spollen and The Steam Powered Art Factory. This exhibition is curated by Melanie Cohn, Executive Director, Staten Island Arts. The program is organized by Staten Island Arts with the generous help of SIABC, run by local developer John Salis.

Femme Fatale
Opening April 12th at 7pm.

"Femme Fatale" is a group exhibition celebrating the idea of the temptress. Each piece of art will center around this theme, however the artist were free to interpret it how they would.

The show will feature two dimensional artwork from any media. The exhibition will take place at the SI Artist Building at 73 Wave Street, Staten Island, NY.

Hypno-Tronic Comics
156 Stuyvesant Place

6–10pm
Comics and Things

Stop by the local, awesome comic book store to see locally-produced comics, 'zines, and art.

Special 10% discount to all Second Saturday attendees!! [Some restrictions may apply.]

For more information, call 718-720-0001

Deep Tanks
150 Bay Street

8pm

Not handicap accessible.
Re: Imagining Staten Island
An International Event

Jonathan Leiter & Deep Tanks Studio are happy to present works from around the world on the subject of the Isle of Staaten and its future.

10:30pm: Musical guest, Deep Sound Diver

Artists Include:
Jennifer Weigel, Adamandia Kapsalis, Thomas Ronse, Lord Fudge, Cathrine Mehrl Bennett, Holger Hertwig, Mary Campbell, Marguerite Keen, Aleks Jakubson, Moan Lisa, Andreas Horn, Reed Altemus, Andrew Oleksiuk, Wanderlust, Mudhead, Dame Mailarta, Snappy Service, Cynthia Mailman, Geoffrey Hendricks, Phoebe Blue, Reuben Sandwich, DayDeDada, Dream Scribes, and much more!

This event at Deep Tanks Studio is made possible in part by a DCA Art Fund Grant from Staten Island Arts, with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
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