1964 World’s Fair and The Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Fairgrounds

With Lloyd Trufelman

[In-person tour] Join tour guide Lloyd Trufelman for a walk throughout Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, site of the 1964 New York World’s Fair. Following the map plan of the original fairgrounds, the tour will include such sights as the Queens Museum (formerly NYC Pavilion), Philip Johnson’s NY State Pavilion, the Unisphere (exact site of the 1939 Trylon and Perisphere), Port Authority Heliport, the Westinghouse Time Capsule, and the Hall of Science. We’ll also meet the conservators who are working on the scupture The Rocket Thrower, and learn about the work they do with the MAS Adopt-A-Monument program.

Thursday, August 1
6:00 PM

In-person tour (meeting location delivered in registration confirmation email)

Tickets:
Member: $25
Non-member: $35

The Rocket Thrower by Donald De Lue, which was commissioned for the 1964/65 World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, Queens. Photo:Tatti Art Conservation. Modifications: photo cropped.