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June 22, 2020

Our Building Equity Project continues tonight with the highly anticipated "Indigenous Peoples of the Caribbean: A Focus on the Taino" event. In this online presentation, internationally renowned advocate, artist, and educator, Roberto Múkaro Borrero (Guainía Taíno) wil...

June 15, 2020

Since the 2020 Southeast Queens Biennial was interrupted by COVID-19, JCAL is inviting audiences to view the exhibition online to explore the breadth of perspectives that Queens artists bring:

"Statistics document the impressive ethnic and cultural diversity...

June 11, 2020

This season of Thursday Night Jazz has been unique to say the least. While nothing beats a performance at our landmark locations, we shifted our programs over to Youtube where musicians have performed from home. Like true artists, they have adjusted and delivered great...

June 10, 2020

Like many other aspects of life, JCAL’s 2020 ARTWorks Fellowship program has operated online for the last few months. In the meetings, the cohort has been discussing the different ways that artists are impacted, from loss of employment, to lack of access to studios and...

June 9, 2020

Now more than ever, it is of utmost importance to monitor your physical and mental health. Starting this Saturday, Kyarra Vilfort will help you do just that. Kyarra has been a nutritionist for two years and a dance instructor for over ten. She has her Bachelor's Degree...

June 8, 2020

This month, we have an exciting lineup of classes, programs and discussions scheduled for JCAL Online. Check out a few of our highlighted events below!

Thursday Night Jazz with Thana Alexa

June 11th 2020 8pm

On Youtube

Our flagship programs have continued on our Youtube as...

June 4, 2020

While the regularly scheduled Dance Season has been postponed, JCAL Resident Artist Monstah Black's performances found their new home online. For the past two months, Monstah has graced our virtual stage with performances, discussions and fashion looks as a part of "Ba...

May 27, 2020

As JCAL has remained committed to our mission of providing high-quality, accessible arts programming to the community, we've quickly shifted dozens of classes, workshops and performances to JCAL Online. Check out our upcoming events below and subscribe to our Youtube t...

May 15, 2020

Friday Nights @ JAC (Sponsored by Council Member I. Daneek Miller) has transitioned seamlessly to our online platforms as artists have managed to turn their homes into makeshift venues. Tonight, we are excited to present another Queens artist to our audience. J La Sol...

May 14, 2020

Chris Dingman, tonight's Thursday Night Jazz performer, is among the most celebrated composers and sought-after vibraphonists of his generation. While growing up in San Jose, California, Chris began his studies in piano and percussion at an early age . For him, the vib...

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