Island Sounds: A 500-Year Music Mash Up
May 12, 2012 – December 20, 2013
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301
This interactive multimedia exhibition showcases memorabilia, instruments, artifacts, photos and videos from musicians who were born or based in Staten Island. Those recognized include 19th-century harpist Maud Morgan and famed tenor Enrico Caruso, and contemporary artists David Johansen (of New York Dolls), Vernon Reid (from Living Colour) and RZA (of Wu-Tang Clan), all of whom have contributed never-before-seen items to the show. Folk singer Joan Baez, who was born in Staten Island, and country legend Roy Clark (a former resident), as well as local talent such as Ingrid Michaelson and the Richmond County Orchestra, among many others, will also be featured. For complete information visit snug-harbor.org.
- Adults $5; students and seniors $4
tools to plan your visit.