Information Launch Day: February 10, 2020
Get hold of: Daphne Yun, 7188153651
Queens, N.Y. – “Exploring Gateway,” a pictures show capturing the “locations, worlds and points of time” at Gateway Nationwide Recreation Location will open up on Sunday, Feb. 16 at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Wide Channel.
The exhibit will feature the work of 9 area photographers celebrating the individuals, mother nature, and heritage of Gateway.
There are pics from the seashores of Sandy Hook, Riis Park and Jamaica Bay, unexpected snapshots of nature, such as nesting bluebirds and a plant bearing fruit resembling coloured Easter eggs. Visuals of historical past – time vacation – to Fort Wadsworth, which has guarded the entrance to New York City’s harbor for 200 a long time and Floyd Bennett Field, in which a assortment of 1940’s plane is housed.
The photographers, who have a large variety of working experience, signed on as volunteer photographers with the Public Affairs Division in 2019 as part of an hard work to capture the myriad of activities and actions at the 3 models of Gateway (Sandy Hook, N.J. Staten Island, N.Y., and Jamaica Bay, Brooklyn and Queens, N.Y.).
- Prolonged Island – Anisha Kall, Roslyn
- Queens – Lucy Cooper, Center Village and John Eng, Forest Hills
- New Jersey – Karen O’Donnell, Laurence Harbor Donald Cross, Atlantic Highlands and Alyssa Fell, Lanoka Harbor.
- Staten Island – Jeff Mondlock Stella Wu and Devin Ward.
Prevent by and visit with the photographers about their do the job. The exhibit opening and reception will be from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. The opening reception is totally free and open up to the general public. This absolutely free show will be on display for two months.
About Gateway Nationwide Recreation Area
Gateway is a significant diverse city park with 27,000 acres spanning Sandy Hook in N.J. and Jamaica Bay and Staten Island in N.Y. It presents inexperienced spaces, beaches, wildlife and out of doors recreation, all alongside historic constructions and cultural landscapes. It is the 4th most visited Countrywide Park Provider device with far more than 9.2 million once-a-year website visitors. For additional facts about Gateway, take a look at www.nps.gov/gate.