LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS – There’s a new way to support local artists starting this month.
Culture Lab LIC, a non-profit arts organization that serves as a rehearsal, performance and gallery space for local artists, launched a five-tier annual membership program in February ranging from $50 to $1.00 for l ‘year.
Depending on the tier, membership includes swag, $2 drinks, early exhibition visits, and discounted show tickets (such as a production of William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” by the theater troupe based in Queens, Rude Grooms).
Culture Lab LIC offers most tickets on a sliding scale, including its Tuesday night concert series “LIVE at Culture Lab LIC”; a paid recurring event (with a suggested $10 donation) that viewers can watch at home or in person.
There are also free events, like a free gallery opening on February 12 from 6-9 p.m. for “A Black Perspective on the Modern World” — the nonprofit gallery’s upcoming exhibition celebrating the work of artists. and black performers in honor of Black History Month. The show will be open until February 27.
Per the city’s vaccination mandate, all eligible individuals must present proof of vaccination to enter the indoor space of Culture Lab LIC, located at 5-25 46th Avenue near Gantry Plaza State Park.
To learn more about Culture Lab LIC, visit the association’s website.