The Southeast Queens Artist Alliance (SEQAA) took art from the studio to the streets with its first day-long, free (C)Art Festival on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Rufus King Park on Jamaica Ave. & 150th Street. From 11am-5pm, visitors had the opportunity to participate with local artists in hands-on art creation and educational activities ranging from paper-making to designing personal herbal teas. It all happened in, on and around mobile carts!
The(C)Art Festival was The Alliance’s first major initiative that invited interactive public experiences at a historical community space on the grounds of the Rufus King Manor Museum.
As Southeast Queens undergoes new developments and major changes, the (C)Art Festival was
a vehicle for SEQAA to introduce The Alliance to our neighbors and visitors as well as
further its mission of building and expanding the current art community and its cultural