On view: May 17-June 2 Join us for the opening of “To Belong Again,” a photography exhibition on immersion and alienation in new environments, and finding home in a globalizing world. A dialogue that examines liminal identity is formed between the works of the two featured photographers, Nicki Wong, a Hong Kong native who relocated to Chinatown in New York City, and Savannah Lagmay, a […]

To Belong Again 05/17 – 06/02 2018


In 2017, artist Cristian Pietrapiana’s proposal to create an outdoor visual art installation was selected by the Department of Transportation Art Program of NYC. In partnership with Local Project, Mr. Pietrapiana created a six-panel temporary outdoor installation in Long Island City. During that year, students from Middle College High School, adults from the OHNY bike tour, and other tourist groups participated in an interactive artist’s presentation […]

We Are All Tourist 04/26/18


Enjoy the musical performance of Queens based musicians Pat Irwin and Ernie Brooks. This is the second of Local Project’s Musical Residency 2017, hosting artist and Queens resident Pat Irwin, combining his style and knowledge with a variety of Queens based artist. This is a FREE event. Refreshments will se for sale This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a re […]

Music Salon II 12/16/17



CIRCLES WITHOUT BREAKS Benefit pop-up show at Local Project Art Space, Long Island City 50% of sales to artist, 50% to direct hurricane relief in Puerto Rico Curated by Saskia Fleishman and Hannah Naify OPENING: December 12th 6-9pm with drinks and food! HOURS: December 13th-16th 12-6pm CLOSING: December 16th 5-10pm with performance by Pat Irwin! Location: 11-27th 44th Rd Long Island City, NY 11101 between […]

Circles Without Breaks 12/12/17


Local Project is proud to announce its first Art and Handmade Winter Market Sale, which will take place at 11-27 44 Rd. Long Island City, Queens December 9th from 12pm ‘until 12am. Local Project, a non profit Arts Organization that is been doing projects for the community since 2003, will bring an amazing variety of local Art and Handmade goods created by artists from all over […]

Baby It’s Cold Outside WINTER MARKET 12/09/17


We are really excited to welcome our Music Salon Series with Pat Irwin as our resident musician, for this series Pat will compose tunes specially made for this series. Each session we will bring a Queens based musician to perform and accompany him, for this first session we welcome Matt Geraghty, a bassist without borders, a sonic traveler whose musical pursuits have drawn him to the local […]

MUSIC SALON 11/04/17