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 646-518-3061.


Over the last several months, we’ve been thrilled to share with the public that in late 2022 we’ll be adding a new exhibit to one of our two historic tenement buildings, telling the story of Joseph and Rachel Moore, an actual Black family who lived in...

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The Tenement Museum's 2022 Gala will honor Hulu's Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi.

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The Tenement Museum and United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2110 have agreed on an initial, ten-month contract.

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Annie Polland will lead in an unprecedented time in the institution’s history

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Contact: Jamie Salen, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, [email protected], 646-518-3061   7/22/2020, New York, NY- As the country continues to battle the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and New York State issues restrictive...

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Press Tour Policy: Tenement Museum policy permits a member of the press group one complimentary pass to a tour or program, which are given at the discretion of the Associate Director of Media and Communications on the basis of credentials and proposed coverage. This is because the Museum is seen by guided tour only, has a limited capacity of tickets for our programming each day and relies on ticket sales to keep up with its operating costs. Thank you.