Exhibit, Art Show Draw Hundreds To Rockaway Museum
|Museum Director and Wave Publisher Susan Locke (left), talks with Phyllis Geist, wife of Dick Geist, who owned Playland until 1983. Also pictured is Geist’s daughter, Nan Geist Faber.Far Rockaway Postmaster George Buonocore (right) presents a copy of local artist Robert Sarnoff’s stamp cachet to the Rockaway Museum’s Director, Susan Locke. Sarnoff is at right. The presentation was made on Sunday as part of a Playland exhibit and an art show featuring local artists.Arlene Cornell (left) and visitors speak with Museum Director Susan Locke.A replica of the Rockaway Boardwalk, lined with art and old pictures, led visitors into the museum.Local artist Robert Sarnoff speaks with some residents who attended the art show. Steve Yaegar, local artist and author, with one of his art works in the exhibit.
Visitors to the museum view the “Playland Retrospective” at the museum, which is located at 8808 Rockaway Beach Boulevard.Watercolorist Arlene Cornell with some of her work.Roger Carreau, an unidentified visitor, Annie Graves and Kate Judge look at the artwork in the museum.Local Resident Rose Gurry and artist Roger Carreau look at John Grillo’s photographs of Playland.|
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