Mission - Queens Rising


Queens Rising is a month-long, multi-disciplinary arts celebration created to highlight the borough’s culture and creative diversity.

Queens Rising Mission

  • iconsLaunch a wide-reaching marketing campaign to promote Queens arts and culture.
  • iconsAmplify venues, performance companies, cultural centers, institutions, and small businesses by promoting events around the borough.
  • iconsOutreach to less visible and often overlooked institutions and organizations interested in reaching new audiences.
  • iconsCelebrate Queens with opening and closing events produced by our local partners.
  • iconsUnify neighborhoods by providing audiences with easy-to-find event and calendar listings featuring artistic cultural offerings, and other sites of interest within specific communities.
  • iconsConnect artists, venues, and businesses to provide as many opportunities as possible for arts and culture to be seen in Queens.
  • iconsFundraise from both public and private sources, without pursuing or affecting any partners’ current or ongoing funding channels.

Programming Partners