Media/Press

Welcome to the Tenement Museum’s online press office. This page features fact sheets for the institution and its programming, press releases, and recent news. High-resolution images for publication are available by contacting [email protected]. Questions from members of the media should also be directed to [email protected] or by calling 646-518-3063.

Press Releases

Check out our recent announcements.

The 2019 Gala will explore the multifaceted and complex notion of American identity through a night celebrating how the concept has evolved.

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The Tenement Museum released a trailer and announced the launch date of its first ever internally produced podcast series 'How to Be American."

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Kevin Jennings speaking in front of a podium

The Tenement Museum today publicly unveiled its new mission and vision statements, indicative of a new direction for the institution at a time when its historic...

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Thought Leadership

Read and watch how the Tenement Museum is entering the national conversation on immigration.

Opinion Editorials, Thought Leadership

‘Our Country is full?’ I’ve Heard it Before

Museum President, Kevin Jennings explains why the argument 'our country is full' is nothing new.

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Kevin Jennings Discusses how caught between unspeakable violence and insurmountable fees, asylum seekers would be shut out.

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Kevin Jennings shares his family story and how new proposed immigration policy would have kept his family out.

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