New Permanent Installation at Markus Gardens
Opening Reception with the Artists and Curator
Tuesday, February 17, 5-8pm
Remarks at 7pm
In a Sheltering Place is a new permanent exhibition organized by Art Connects New York for Markus Gardens, an apartment building with supportive services for adults living with mental illness opened by ACMH, Inc. in 2014.
16 contemporary artists exploring the significance of shelter–from protection to refuge and stability–through paintings, drawings and mixed-media installation. Curated by Karen Fitzgerald.
Markus Gardens is located at 90-26 171st Street, Jamaica, NY 11432
Take the Queens-bound F train to 169th street. Markus Gardens, located on 171st Street between 90th Avenue and Jamaica Avenue, is a 5-minute walk from the train.