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PEN World Voices Literary Quest: Tenement Edition

May 3, 2017 6:30-9:00 PM
Discover an evening's worth of literary events as you explore the Lower East Side Tenement Museum and its immigrant family stories. PEN authors will draw inspiration from the historic apartment settings for their readings on the festival theme: Gender and Power. All will join in a closing reception. SOLD OUT

Immigrants Back Then & Now

May 10, 2017 6:30-8:00 PM
At the Tenement Museum, a day doesn’t go by without a visitor saying, “Immigrants back then were different.” Or maybe it’s the claim that “back then” they were legal, learned English, or worked hard.
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LES Circle After Dark

May 11, 2017 6:30-8:30 PM
The Lower East Siders Circle hosts the very first After Dark event featuring late night tours and reception for young professionals. SOLD OUT

Tenement Kitchens: New Exhibit First-Look Part I

May 17, 2017 6:30-7:45 PM
The museum’s new exhibit opens this summer and this program gives you a rare behind the scenes look at the new immigrant and migrant family stories at 103 Orchard Street. Regina and Kalman Epstein came to New York in 1947 as one of the first refugees of World War II. Along with their two daughters, they would make 103 Orchard home. Preview their story and taste their food. Tickets include a 15% discount on the purchase of Eight Flavors, by Sarah Lohman. SOLD OUT

Tenement Bedrooms

May 24, 2017 6:30-8:00 PM
Tour our historic tenement for an intimate look at the most private space of a home: the bedroom. From sex to childbirth, and everything in between, the bedroom was the smallest room in the apartment, but also raises the most interesting questions.

Love and Black Lives: Pictures Found on a Brooklyn Street

June 7, 2017 6:30-8:00 PM
New York Times reporter Annie Correal uncovered the story behind a discarded photo album on a Crown Heights street.
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Tenement Kitchens: New Exhibit First-Look Part II

June 21, 2017 6:30-7:45 PM
The museum’s new exhibit opens this summer, and this program gives you a rare behind the scenes look at the new immigrant and migrant family stories at 103 Orchard Street. Both the Saez-Velez and Wong families called 103 Orchard home. They reflect the growing Puerto Rican migration to the LES and a booming Chinatown. Preview their story and taste their food. Tickets include a 15% discount on the purchase of Eight Flavors, by Sarah Lohman. SOLD OUT

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