MOMA PS1 AND ROOSEVELT ISLAND TRAM
About 5 miles and 5 hours, We will visit MoMA PS1 for the "Greater New York" exhibit, eat at a supermarket cafe, walk along some of the East River parks, then walk on to Roosevelt Island and take the tram to Manhattan.
The Greater New York exhibit takes place every five years to showcase the work of emerging artists living and working in the New York metropolitan area, the exhibition occupies MoMA PS1’s entire building with over 400 works by 157 artists, including programs of film and performance. Admission to MoMA is free for New York City residents (bring ID); $10 suggested admission for others.
After about two hours in the museum, we will have lunch at the nearby Food Cellar market cafe at 4-85 47th Road, which has an eat-in cafe with hot and cold buffet bars, then visit the new Hunters Point South and Gantry Plaza parks along the East River, then walk north on Vernon Boulevard to the Roosevelt Island Bridge to take the tram to Manhattan, ending the walk at the N, Q, R and 4,5,6 trains at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue.
The 7, N, E, R and F trains are available at various stations along the walk in Queens if you do not want to take the tram to Manhattan.
Meet: 11:30 a.m. at Albert E. Short Triangle, at Jackson Avenue and 23rd Street, across from the Court Square Diner. Take the 7, E or G trains to the Court Square station. Check MTA Service Advisories for service changes.