QMAD, Queens Media Arts Development, is a 501c3 non-for profit cultural organization that produces and implements programs in the arts and communications media to encourage Queen’s multicultural communities to actively participate in the forging of an artistic identity for the borough.

Based on one of the city’s most diverse areas, QMAD acknowledges the artistic potential of residents in Queens, and facilitates access to educational activities, cultural events and resources so people participating in the various programs can gain agency in their creative and artistic goals. All QMAD programs are FREE OF CHARGE and of benefit to underserved populations of the borough.