Virtual Live Events

Explore our schedule of upcoming public events, featuring book talks and specialty programs. You can also scroll to check out our regularly scheduled Virtual Tenement Tours, as well as our archive of past virtual events.

Date: April 21, 2021

Member Virtual Tour: The Wong Family

Join us for a special Member virtual visit to the home of the the Wongs, a Chinese...

Date: April 28, 2021

Virtual Book Talk: Names of New York

A virtual talk with Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, author of "Names of New York: Discovering...

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Date: April 29, 2021

2021 Virtual Gala: Rebuild, Retell, Renew

Please join us on April 29, 2021 at 7:30pm ET for our first ever virtual gala for all!

Date: May 13, 2021

Virtual Tour: Reclaiming Black Spaces

The debut launch of our newest Virtual Tour: Reclaiming Black Spaces on YouTube Live on...

Virtual Tenement Tours

Purchase tickets to a live, virtual apartment tour of a family who lived in our historic buildings in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Travel back to 1860s New York to visit Joseph and Bridget Moore, Irish immigrants living with their children at 97 Orchard Street.

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Join us for a virtual tour exploring the Rogarshevsky family, a Jewish American family from Lithuania who lived in 97 Orchard Street in the 1910s.

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Visit the 1930s home of Adolpho and Rosaria Baldizzi, immigrants from Sicily who lived at 97 Orchard Street.

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Visit the 1960s home of the Saez Velez family, who migrated from Puerto Rico and lived at 103 Orchard Street on the Lower East Side.

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Journey back in time to 1916 and learn from an actor playing Victoria Confino, a real 14-year-old girl who immigrated to the United States in 1913.

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In this interactive program, meet John or Caroline Schneider, the proprietors of 97 Orchard Street's first business — a lager beer saloon.

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Watch recordings of our past virtual live events!


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

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