Social Practice Queens (SPQ) is a unique MFA and Post-Graduate Certificate program developed by Queens College CUNY in partnership with Queens Museum. SPQ supports the integration of studio art with interdisciplinary research, community collaboration, environmental justice and critical urbanism. Founded in 2010, SPQ links together the resources of an academic institution, Queens College and the City University of New York (CUNY), and the long-standing community-based activism of the Queens Museum and other partnering institutions. SPQ’s goal is to initiate real-world change through practices of care, social intervention and aesthetic experimentation.


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