A long-time art community, Long Island City is notable for its rich cultural diversity, views of the Manhattan skyline, increasing number of art spaces and rapid gentrification. This up-and-coming neighborhood is packed with unique museums, waterfront parks and exclusive recreational activities. Here are 10 cultural reasons to mosey over to Long Island City.
The Museum of the Moving Image is dedicated to the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television and digital media. Showcasing over 400 films ranging from classical to contemporary styles, the museum offers exhibitions as well as educational and interpretive programs to include First Look and See it Big! The museum is open from 10:30am to 5pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am to 8pm on Fridays, and 11:30am to 7pm Saturdays and Sundays.