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Museum of the City of New York - Public
East Harlem, Manhattan
1220 5th Ave
At E 103rd St
New York, New York 10029 East Harlem, Manhattan
1220 5th Ave
At E 103rd St
New York, New York 10029
By Bus: M1, M2, M3, M4 or M106 to 103rd Street By Subway: #6 to 103rd Street, walk three blocks west; #2 or #3 to Central Park North/110th Street, walk one block east to Fifth Avenue, then south to 103rd Street.
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The Museum of the City of New York was founded in 1923 by Henry Collins Brown, a Scottish-born writer with a vision for a populist approach to the city. The Museum was originally housed in Gracie Mansion, the future residence of the Mayor of New York. Hardinge Scholle succeeded Henry Brown in 1926 and...
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Meet the badass Brooklynites who brought us the ballot. Behind the stately facades of Brooklyn Heights’ most gracious brownstones lies the history of firebrand feminism! The wise “women of Brooklyn” were doctors, lawyers, educators and orators who made some of the foremost contributions to the Suffrage movement. Join us for a walk through their...
Saturday Oct 19th, 1:30pm - 3pm
Inspired by the Executive branch of the United States government, POWER will explore conversations and topics of what power truly means, both in a personal and larger context. The show will begin with a brief but insightful interview with NWUF president Allison Brzezinski and a very special guest, followed by performances and screenings by our NWUF19...
Saturday Oct 26th, 12pm - 2pm
Inspired by the Judicial branch of the United States government, JUSTICE will explore conversations and topics of what justice and the law truly mean, both in a personal and larger context. The show will begin with a brief but insightful interview with NWUF president Allison Brzezinski and a very special guest, followed by performances and screenings...
Saturday Oct 26th, 3pm - 5pm
Inspired by the Legislative branch of the United States government, ACTION will explore what it means to take action, both personally and politically, and the effect this actions have on our day-to-day lives. The show will begin with a brief but insightful interview with NWUF president Allison Brzezinski and a very special guest, followed by performances...
Sunday Oct 27th, 12pm - 2pm
Inspired by the unofficial fourth branch of the United States government, THE PEOPLE will dive into one of the most important factions of any government, the citizens that the government is supposed to serve. Who are we, what do we want, what do we have to say – we will explore it all. The show will begin with a brief but insightful interview...
Sunday Oct 27th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
"First Generation Off the Reservation": A Conversation with Muriel Miguel and Louis Mofsie Join artists Muriel Miguel and Louis Mofsie for a conversation about growing up in the 1940s and '50s as “first generation” Native New Yorkers born and raised in Brooklyn, not on a reservation. As teenagers, Mofsie and Miguel formed the Little Eagles,...
Tuesday Nov 5th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
The Civil War, including soldier encampments and the race riots that spilled onto Staten Island, will be inspected. Immigration, specifically Irish and German, will be analyzed, as will the immigrant impact on manufacturing. Hundreds of products were made during the 19th century. Let’s talk about beer, bricks, blocks of soap and more. Institutions...
Saturday Nov 9th, 2pm - 4pm
Sigmund Freud famously described femininity as a “riddle” and “dark continent.” Yet, the psychoanalytic theories Freud generated, particularly his conception of how the unconscious influences the development of the self, has proved crucial to many feminist accounts of gender and sexuality. Paradoxically, it’s precisely because Freud did...
Tuesday Nov 12th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(4 sessions)
As a new generation of "Master Builders" transform our city at a breakneck pace, we take stock of the megaprojects that have shaped New York, from Rockefeller Center and Roosevelt Island to the newly-minted Hudson Yards. Distinguished urban historians Dr. Lizabeth Cohen, Daniel Okrent, and Dr. Samuel Zipp join urban planner Regina Myer to consider...
Wednesday Nov 20th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Staten Island Style: The Environment, Culture and Historic Preservation The fascinating history of the environmental movement of the 1880’s that is still vigorous today with the efforts of Protectors of Pine Oak Woods will be presented. We will also highlight preservation of the built environment and the controversy over landmarking on Staten Island....
Saturday Nov 23rd, 2pm - 4pm
During its heyday in the 1960s and '70s and into the decades beyond, the writers of The Village Voice both chronicled and helped define the city's ever-evolving downtown scene. In this lively, wide-ranging conversation, acclaimed former Voice journalists Susan Brownmiller, Richard Goldstein, Greg Tate, and Guy Trebay share their experiences covering...
Saturday Nov 23rd, 3pm - 4:30pm
The People: Women, Houses of Worship and Burial Grounds, Recreation, and “The Bridge” We will wrap up with an analysis of the people of Staten Island. Who were the women who had an impact? Who established the houses of worship and what can we learn from studying their burial grounds? Then brace yourself for The Bridge and Staten Island:...
Saturday Nov 30th, 2pm - 4pm
"Who Are the People in Your Neighborhood?" NYC According to the Census Every ten years the Census provides a unparalleled opportunity to observe the changes in the population living in the hundreds of neighborhoods that comprise New York City. In this panel discussion, we zoom in on the most significant population shifts as indicated by recent...
Tuesday Dec 3rd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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