Calendar of Events

From Tenement Talks to tastings, discussions, and special programs, there’s something to interest everyone. Browse our calendar of events below for your next experience!

Date: October 17, 2019

Thursday Evenings: October 17

This week's special evening tours and programs include Exploring 97 Orchard Street, Life...

Date: October 17, 2019

Black Placemaking: Reinterpreting Lower East Side History

Black histories have often been overlooked by the forces of preservation. How are cultural...

Date: October 24, 2019

Thursday Evenings: October 24

This week's special evening tours and programs include LIVE! at Schneider's Saloon,...

Date: October 24, 2019

Annual Open House and Curriculum Launch Party

Calling all local educators! Attend this year's Open House at the Tenement Museum.

Date: October 25, 2019

Access Touch Tour: October 25

Take the Hard Times tour using touch objects, braille materials, and verbal description.

Thursday Evening Tours

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday evenings at the Tenement Museum! Explore the regularly scheduled evening tours below:

A Day in the Life: Rogarshevskys

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Thursdays of October

Explore the story of the Rogarshevsky family by taking a journey through the Lower East Side and visiting their 1911 recreated home in 97 Orchard Street. This is a hybrid walking/apartment tour.

Life and Death at the Tenement

1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month

Explore themes of disease, medicine, immigration, and reform in the lives of the former residents of the Museum’s two tenement buildings.

Tastings at the Tenement

1st, 2nd, & 5th Thursday of the month

Taste a variety of foods from our neighborhood and discuss the role of food in immigration history, the neighborhood, and wider American culture.

Exploring 97 Orchard Street

Every Thursday evening

Explore the curation and preservation of 97 Orchard Street, a historic tenement and discover how landlords and tenants left their mark on the building.

Tenement Bedrooms

1st & last Thursday of the month

Take an intimate look at the most private space of a home: the bedroom, which holds the stories of childbirth, contraception, and everything in between.


For more information about any of our events, please submit an inquiry using our contact form.

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