Voelker Orth Museum


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The Voelker Orth Museum occupies a 1890s home and garden that has been preserved as a local history museum and garden offering a variety of programs to the public.

Wednesday Horticulture Series:

The Voelker Orth offers a perfect setting for lectures and workshops on horticulture and floral arts, working with professional instructors using the garden to demonstrate techniques and for inspiration.

Get the buzz on honey bees!
Bee-Keeping Course
Class starts on September 18, 2013
Wednesday evenings, 7:00 – 9:00pm

The Museum offers a course covering the basics of bee care and honey harvesting, inclusive of its science and techniques. The course is taught by master bee-keeper Walter Blohm. The class meets the 3rd Wednesday each month through the spring, with field trips into the summer. The course fee is $90, $75 for Voelker Orth members.


Support of the Voelker Orth Museum’s programs is made possible in part with funds from the following sources:

NYS Assemblywoman Grace Meng
The Issac Sasson Charitable Foundation.
Materials for the Arts, a program of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
Queens Council on the Arts
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs


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