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July 23, 2004

SUBWAY SERIES at Bronx & Queens Museum

Opening Reception: Sunday, July 18, 2004, 3-6 pm

SUBWAY SERIES

Queens Museum: July 18, 2004 - October 24, 2004
Bronx Museum: July 23, 2004 - December 31, 2004

July 2004 - The Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Queens Museum of Art co-present Subway Series, a benchmark pair of exhibitions illuminating two of baseball's most storied franchises: the New York Yankees and the New York Mets.  The project will consist of two separate exhibitions, each museum focusing on the teams with which it shares a subway stop.

               

        Subway Series: The New York Mets and Our National Pastime

        Queens Museum of Art New York City Building

        Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY  11368

        Subway Series: The New York Yankees and the American Dream
      The Bronx Museum of the Arts

        1040 Grand Concourse at 165 St., Bronx, NY 10456


The exhibitions are co-curated by Carlo McCormick & Thomas Solomon

How to get there:

By Subway

Via #7 Flushing IRT. Exit Willets Point/Shea Stadium and follow the yellow signs on a ten-minute walk through the park to the museum, which is located next to the Unisphere. Alternatively, exit at 111th Street Station. Walk south on 111th Street past the New York Hall of Science. Left on 49th Avenue into the Park. Continue past fountain over the Grand Central Parkway bridge. Museum is on right, next to Unisphere.

*       Q48 to Roosevelt Ave and 111th Street.

Walk south through park (toward Unisphere)

*     Q23, Q58 to Corona Ave and 51st Ave.

Walk east through park.

Bu Car:

*       From West and midtown Manhattan: via Long Island Expressway (LIE) to exit 22B (Grand Central Parkway/Triboro Bridge), then exit GCP at Tennis Center (9P) and follow signs to Museum.


*       From Brooklyn: via Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) to LIE Eastbound, to exit 22B exit 22B (Grand Central Parkway/Triboro Bridge), then exit GCP at Tennis Center (9P) and turn right to the Museum.


*       From North and Triboro Bridge: via Grand Central Parkway, exit at 9E or 9W and follow signs to Museum.


* From East and Long Island: via LIE to GCP West, exit GCP at Tennis Center (9P) and follow signs to Museum. Free parking.